Company: Raeburn Recruitment
Skills: Workshop
Education: High School/Secondary
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.

Authorized to work in: United Kingdom

Raeburn Recruitment are assisting our client, a major Oil & Gas service company with a requirement for a Gun Loader. This is a permanent opportunity.

The Gun Loader has the principal responsibility for loading the Guns, keeping up to date the explosive inventory control list, ordering explosives and ensuring that the Perforation Equipment like GUN adapters, consumables and related equipment is maintained to the highest standards.

Duties will include:

Learns, through organised seminars and personal study, the operational and technical characteristics of the Perforating Equipment and keeps current with new Perfo and Gun Loading updates.
Promotes the importance of Service Quality.
Assists in the development and coaching of less senior Gun loaders and Operators.
Assists Field Engineers and Field Specialists with the Gun maintenance sections of their program training.
Conducts training session to reflect new techniques in maintenance, loading operations, and technical alerts related to Gun loading and related to that.
Performs quality checks strictly, as per procedure, and according to the defined schedule.
Modifies equipment in a timely manner and only in line with official modification releases.
Actively uses InTouch Support both for technical solutions and for knowledge sharing.
Understands and helps drive the World Wide Service Quality Plan within the location.
Ensures that maintenance records are always exported and imported with equipment transfers.
Promotes the move to new technology, standardisation and timely replacement of old technology.
Continuous updating of explosive inventory control system and ordering explosives based on upcoming operation activity.
Follows the company policies and procedures on health, safety and environment.
Conducts unsafe act and hazardous situation audits / identification.
Understands and complies with company rules and local regulations.

Essential skills required:

This position requires non-technical skills, in particular the ability to communicate clearly with superiors and engineers. Candidates should be able to communicate in both written and spoken English. Computer skills are required for inventory control system.

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


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.