Company: Raeburn Recruitment
Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Technician
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Some College
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Only those with the Right to Work in the UK should apply. Raeburn do not have the ability to provide visa sponsorship, therefore current valid ability to work in the UK is required.


§Cuttings Treatment Thermal Training Course
§City & Guilds or Equivalent Formal Training
§CleanCut Theory Application, Operation & Maintenance
§QUEST Level 1


§Education/Background in Mechanical and/or Power Engineering.
§Mechanical Safety
§Awareness of Rigging / Slinging Certification
§Basic Mechanical Knowledge
§Permit to Work, LOTO, JSA Training
§Excellent verbal and communications skills.
§Able to work under pressure


§Minimum 2 years process equipment operations and repair.


§Operation of the Thermal Unit in accordance with standard procedures
§Maximization of Thermal Unit efficiency through knowledge of process mechanics
§Contribute to troubleshooting problems that may rise during the operation of the Thermal Unit
§Perform equipment maintenance tasks
§Repair and replacement of mechanical equipment as required
§Carry out sampling of feed material, discharge fluids and solids as specified by client contract
§Ensure participation in Safety Meetings and TBTs
§Ensure HARCs are completed, understood and controls followed
§Securing, Maintaining and verifying condition of all mechanical tools
§Performing daily tasks assigned by the Senior Thermal Specialist
§Ensuring the areas around the Thermal Unit are kept clean and free of obstructions
§Ensuring all personnel in/around equipment wear the correct PPE
§Relaying all safety concerns to the Senior Thermal Specialist, CEC and/or HSE Officer
§Participation in pre-job safety meetings, HOC, HSE tours, JSA process and all other HSE initiatives as required


§Basic Knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook
§Ability to work individually or as part of a close team offshore


§Flexible attitude regarding work scope and working hours as work patterns and hours may change as operations dictate.
§Flexible attitude to training and working on other ES Waste Management Equipment as requested.

Established in 1981, Raeburn has more than 34 years’ experience supporting our clients in the UK and international Oil & Gas and Petro-Chemical Industries.




Raeburn is built upon a solid foundation of experience and genuine hands on appreciation of our client’s project and operational developments - from the very first generation of UKCS offshore platforms to onshore refineries, tension leg platforms, pipeline and subsea completions, deep water projects, FPSO developments and de-commissioning projects, Raeburn have effectively supported our clients at all stages of their UKCS and international upstream and downstream projects and operational requirements with qualified and experienced multi-disciplined personnel.




Our combined knowledge of worldwide Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical projects both onshore and offshore, operations and standards, our unmatched professional technical and commercial recruitment experience, pay-rolling services, access to one of the world’s largest Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical specific databases, and our proven experience in the fields of international Visa, Work Permits, Payroll and Taxation management, ensures that Raeburn are best placed to support our clients with their recruitment needs, and provide support and advice on industry related matters.




Raeburn are fully committed to supporting our clients with all their recruitment and on-boarding requirements, and have the scalable structure, experience and dedication to provide a high quality, unrivalled and professional services enhancing efficiency and adding value to our clients’ businesses.




Raeburn have an outstanding track record of delivery for the Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical industry’s major operators, service companies and contractors at all stages of their developments both in the UK and internationally. We are aware of the ever changing recruitment market and the need to ensure we are pro-active in the delivery of recruitment services provided to our clients, specifically in terms of legislation, technology and contractual demands.




Raeburn’s growing success is built upon our knowledge and expertise within the Oil & Gas and Petro-Chemical industries delivering the very highest of standards and reliability in sourcing the very best talent available in the market. Raeburn’s management and our teams of dedicated recruitment professionals are committed entirely to delivery and support for our clients now and in the future.