Company: Raeburn Recruitment
Skills: Mechanical Engineering
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
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.

Located in region: Europe

Our Client, an independent Oil and Gas Exploration and Production company with a regional focus on the North Sea, North Africa and South East Asia are currently seeking an experienced Lead Mechanical Engineer - Technical Authority on a staff basis. The role and its responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:-

A robust and proven track record within a Mechanical Engineering discipline is a prerequisite to be in a position to consider this vacancy.

Applications are invited from candidates highly knowledgeable in the Oil & Gas arena with recent North Sea exposure.

The successful incumbent shall be accountable for all of the Client's UK operated assets, assuring that asset integrity is assured and facilities are developed.

The role will include the review and approval of work orders deferrals on safety critical equipment.

Experience of mentoring and guiding all Mechanical Engineers will be required from this role.

Applications are invited from candidates with extensive knowledge of mechanical engineering, guidance and legislation.

Candidates having worked directly for Oil & Gas operators would be highly advantageous.

Responsibility for evaluation and either accepting or rejecting all mechanical related modifications , deferrals and deviations from the original design intent.

The participation of HAZOP's and HAZID's will formulate a critical part of this role.

Applicants must be a Chartered Mechanical Engineer having worked on both Projects and Operational phases and proof must be provided on request.


Only candidates with the Right To Work In The UK need apply.
Raeburn do not have the ability to provide Visa sponsorship.


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.