About the job

Our client is an Engineering Contractor specialising in the application of anti-corrosion and insulation materials to field joints of onshore and offshore oil and gas pipelines and they are currently recruiting for a number of Electrically biased Field Service Engineers working in Burnley and at overseas locations worldwide.

Rotation: 8 weeks on, 2 weeks off or 6&3 (depending on the project)
Hours: 12hr days, 7 days a week
Rate: £200 per day (all other locations) or £15/hr (Burnley workshop)
Accommodation, Meals & Expenses: all found
Additional: Leave can be taken unpaid or there is the option to work at the workshop in Burnley which is paid at £15/hr all hours worked.

Initially you would be based in the Burnley workshop on the client's equipment and procedures.
Accommodation would be provided with a £15 per night meal allowance (if required).
Typically working 10-12hrs per day and they operate 7 days a week.
After this initial period you would join the Field Service rota and could be sent on assignment anywhere in the world.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide engineering support to field activities and new project startups at any location.
Responsible for the maintenance and repair of equipment on one or more project sites.
Work with the assigned Project Manager on site to ensure that equipment is maintained in safe and efficient working order by means of a planned maintenance system, and that appropriate stocks of spares are maintained on site for maintenance of the equipment.
Develop operational experience of equipment and systems through recommendations for future improvements.
Troubleshoot and effect repairs to equipment in a safe manner with minimal disruption to production activities.
Log maintenance work carried out, highlighting any issues which may require future attention at the end of the project.
To develop new maintenance schedules accordingly.
Support the Project Manager and Project Supervisor in the promotion of safety awareness on the site and establishing safe work practices.
Complete weekly reports detailing machine issues and equipment status.

EXPERIENCE
Minimum of 5 years’ experience within a multi-disciplinary plant maintenance role, with working knowledge of Electrical & PLC maintenance and fault finding and mechanically multi skilled with hydraulic and pneumatic systems knowledge
Hands-on experience working in a production environment performing maintenance, fault-finding and repair of mechanical and electrical machinery.
Familiar with PLC control systems, programming and fault-finding and repair.
Familiar with pneumatic and hydraulic systems, fault-finding and repair.

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