Company: Wood
Skills: Process Technician, Electrical Technician
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for Offshore Electrical (maintenance) Technicians to join the team for a contract duration until July 2021.

Support the day-to-day running of the platform by safely performing Instrument maintenance tasks on platform utility and production equipment

With respect to the maintenance group, this role is accountable for maintaining a positive safety culture ensuring that all tasks are carried out within the law and company policies & procedures

Nature of Work:


  • Comply with all relevant Shell and Wood HSSE policies and procedures.
  • Carry out the execution of all work activities safely and in accordance with plans, control of work system and with the requirement of the task.
  • Maintain the process plant and associated equipment in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with relevant regulatory and client specific policies, procedures and performance standards.
  • Fulfil all tasks as requested by the client, in accordance with the relevant training and competency framework.
  • Carry out planned preventative and remedial maintenance in accordance with CMMS eg SAP schedule and work instructions, with emphasis on safety critical activities.
  • Carry out fault finding and diagnostic checks on all site equipment ensuring any repairs are addressed promptly.
    Respond to breakdowns in a timely manner and carry out/apply effective fault finding and investigation techniques.
  • Carry out major servicing, ovehauls and instrutive maintenance on site equipment.
  • Carry out and participate in root cause analysis to improve equipment reliability.
  • Ensure comprhensive work history is recorded in CMMS system and any follow up work requirements are adequately recorded/captured.
  • Ensure comprehensive records and logs are maintained and effective handovers are carried out at shift and/or crew change.
  • Identify and propose ideas and solutions aimed at increasing efficiency in cost or time without loss or integrity and present ideas to relevant management.
  • Support team performance by sharing knowledge and best practises.
  • Provide technical discipline support to offshore and onshore as required.
  • Support turnaround preparation and execution as required.
  • Deliver against agreed (KPI's)


Role Specific Training

Minimun Qualifications:



  • In line with Wood base standards.

Minimum experience:



  • Practical knowledge of process, systems, plant and equipment.

Role specific skills:



  • Must have trade competencies that meet Wood base standards plus client
    additional standards and any nominated role requirements identified by the client.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply theory in practical context.
  • Be able to demonstrate team working skills.
  • Manage skill requirements to fulfil any additional tasks as requested by the client
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills.
  • Have the ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation.


Skills / Qualifications




  • Valid Offshore Certification
  • Must meet Wood minimum standards
  • Valid Compex
  • Aprrenticeship/NVQ in relvent trade


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


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