Company: Raeburn Recruitment
Skills: Decommissioning, Production Operator
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
No location/work authorization restrictions found.

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.

Experienced Production Technicians required on a 3/3 rotation. This position will report to the Production Team Leader and will be based offshore in the North Sea for a duration of 9 months.

The platform is currently going through a make safe campaign which has seen hydrocarbon vessels flushed, purged and cleaned prior to being physically disconnected from the production systems systems. The make safe phase is scheduled for completion late March 2019 and at this point the platform will be declared hydrocarbon free. Disembarkation of all personnel from the platform is currently scheduled for the end of June.

The period between being declared hydrocarbon free and disembarkation of all personnel will still require utility systems to be available for power generation and essential life support systems.

The platform Diesel system will supply the generators with fuel from the storage legs through a centrifuge system and into a supply ring main. The operation and monitoring of the generators will be a key function of the operations team who will also be responsible for day to day operation of life support systems such a Sea water, fire water and pot water supply systems.


Operation of the Platform Diesel supply system which feeds the power generators, Diesel is held in storage legs and fed to a centrifuge system before being distributed to a supply ring main.
Power generators are expected to remain in service until disembarkation and the operation and monitoring of them will be a key activity for the operations team.
Sea water, fire water and pot water systems
Fire pump monitoring, performance checks and deluge testing
HVAC operation and monitoring

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.