Company: Raeburn Recruitment
Skills: Mechanical Engineering
Experience: 5 + Years
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.

Raeburn Recruitment are assisting our client, a leading industrial services provider to the Oil & Gas industry, with a requirement for a Mechanical Engineer. This is a permanent position based in Aberdeen, with offshore trips required.


To provide professional competent mechanical engineering guidance and advice based on sound engineering practices in support of operations, projects and contracts both offshore and onshore.

The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for providing professional, competent mechanical engineering support, guidance and advice to Project Engineers ensuring that they have access to technical knowledge and expertise in ensuring that projects are engineered to the highest standard required of technical integrity.

Providing sound engineering guidance and advice on matters of Mechanical Technical Integrity, including Operations, Projects and Decommissioning group
Liaise effectively with other discipline engineers to ensure projects are engineered to highest standard taking into consideration all project requirements
Ensure projects follow standard gate decision process, i.e. Appraise, Select, Define, Execute, Operate
Ensure the client and company Management of Change process is complied with, ensuring Engineering Change Requests are prioritised and dealt with in a timely manner
Liaise with sub-contractors, e.g. .engineering consultancies, piping surveyors, engineering fabricators, etc. to ensure that materials and services are planned and co-ordinated to align with client planning process and milestones
Provide technical support to project engineers for client shutdown/TAR outages, attend planning meetings when required.
Monitor project progress and update activity planning meetings with clients and company Project Engineers
Preparation of comprehensive project work packs, including method statements, resources and material requirements
Carrying out visits to offshore assets as required


BEng/MEng Mech Engineering
CEng (desirable)
Member of Engineering Institute, e.g. IMechE, IStructE,
Good working knowledge of relevant industry engineering codes and standards, e.g. API 610; ASME 8 and B31 series, PED, ISO 19900:2019
Good knowledge of offshore industry regulations, COMAH, Safety Case Regs, PFEER, DCR

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.