Company: Wood
Skills: Rotating Equipment
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Westhill, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Mechanical Rotating Equipment Engineer for 6 months PAYE Contract based in Aberdeen with experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry

To provide operational and technical support to the nominated asset(s) in operational support of all associated package equipment, mainly in the rotating equipment discipline. The role includes execution of rotating equipment package maintenance, assessing critical spares requirements and ensuring equipment reliability. The role involves carrying out failure investigations, identifying underlying issues and maximizing equipment availability.

Scope of equipment covered includes Rotating Equipment and associated package equipment, encompassing gas turbines, centrifugal compressors, pumps, diesel engines and utility systems such as air compression packages. This role may also be required to support other reliability improvement initiatives, out with Rotating Equipment packages.


  • Provides support to the Operations team in the day to day running of the platform(s) and resolution of key package equipment integrity and operational issues.
  • Effective management of all rotating package equipment reliability threats.
  • Conduct and guide root cause investigations into rotating equipment package failures.
  • Steer equipment troubleshooting and repair efforts, with multi discipline teams.
  • Identify and implement system improvements opportunities.
  • Manages 3rd party support contracts as required.
  • Assesses performance and condition monitoring results, ensuring appropriate follow up.
  • Supports the asset(s) in management of the medium-term reliability of equipment through 'look ahead' planning and seek for recommendations relating to strategic facilities improvements.
  • Makes routine visits offshore to ensure package equipment reliability issues and operational constraints are understood.

Skills / Qualifications


  • Degree or equivalent professional qualification in relevant engineering discipline and significant experience working with rotating equipment packages offshore.
  • Current Offshore Medical and Survival Certificate

  • Chartered Engineer status with an appropriate engineering council registered body


  • Significant experience in offshore operations and maintenance delivery, knowledge of rotating equipment packages, with a high level of knowledge of UK offshore operations and infrastructure.
  • Experienced in the use of Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) - MAXIMO.
  • Understanding of key legislation and regulatory framework applicable to UKCS offshore regime with knowledge of major accident hazards, performance standards, assurance, and verification activities.
  • Good knowledge of other discipline functions e.g. Inspection, Integrity, Instrument and Control, Electrical.
  • Sound knowledge of hazard identification and risk assessment techniques and management of change processes and tools.
  • Proficient in Root Cause Analysis Techniques.

  • Experience in the management of vendor services contracts.
  • Significant experience with ancillary systems within OEM packages for Gas Turbines, Gas compressors and Pumps.

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 40,000 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 consulting and engineering 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 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.