Company: Raeburn Recruitment
Skills: Mechanical Engineering
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
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.

Our client now has an immediate requirement for a mechanical engineer to join their team on a 12 month contract basis, candidate must have experience with static mechanical equipment on board vessels ( pipework, valves ect) to be considered for this position. The role is based in Aberdeen city centre but will require regular ad hoc trips to West Africa.

.Provide engineering support to achieve and maintain the technical and performance integrity of the FPSO facility.
.Lead and co-ordinate high quality maintenance and Integrity management activities for all static equipment [pipework, valves, vessels etc.].
.Maintain an open and high-quality offshore operations team delivering high levels of maintenance and cost performance.
.Deliver a structured integrated maintenance & integrity management system.
.Lead RCA investigations to determine causes of failures and corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence.
.Provide management and coordination of all project processes from budget preparation, financial approvals, schedule and cost estimates, risk and quality management, project execution and closure.
.Resource planning for current and future projects.
.Identify, review, and approve any QA/QC requirements for the facilitys equipment and packages that relate to the mechanical components of all management of change engineering change request work scopes.
.Identify, develop, and complete management of change, engineering change requests including engineering assessments with respect to all static mechanical related systems and equipment. This includes the design and engineering standards and specifications review and development.
.Propose change mark-ups, equipment sizing, engineering proposals & calculations as required for project approval.
.Prepare project cost estimates for schedules, specifications for labour, and material and equipment. Complete technical bid evaluations of contractor/vendor bid submissions.
.Plan and manage work scopes with company approved contractors for the facility.
.Participate in meetings, reviews progress and addresses interface/implementation/execution issues, escalates to Technical Safety Engineer where necessary to ensure that the project proceeds timely and smoothly.
.Participate in Client meetings and technical presentations.
.Visit the Abidjan office and vessel on a 4-6 weekly basis.

Qualifications required
.A relevant qualification in mechanical engineering, or equivalent.
.Previous experience with the operation and maintenance of mechanical systems within a large-scale process plant, ideally FPSO.
.High level of computer literacy in office packages: Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Microsoft Visio and Microsoft Project.
Skills required

.Excellent team spirit and proactive attitude.
.Ability to deliver high quality work on time.
.Ability to work on their own initiative with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
.Written and verbal communication skills.
.Ability to deal with multiple issues, tasks and priorities concurrently.
.Diligence & attention to detail.

Additional requirements
.Basic Offshore Survival Induction Emergency Training [BOSIET] or Further Offshore Emergency Training [FOET].
.Helicopter Underwater Escape Training [HUET].
.International Minimum Industry Training [IMIST].
.Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System [CA-EBS].
.OGUK Medical.

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.