Mechanical Technician

Posted a week ago by DATS Recruitment Ltd

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire
£16 - £16.50/hour Plus Holiday Pay

We are currently looking to support our client operating in the oil & gas sector with a requirement for Mechanical Technicians for an initial 6 month contract role based in Kintore with a high possibility for the role to go perm afterwards.

As a Mechanical Technician, you will be responsible for safely and accurately assembling and testing new K-Winch Products, consisting of any Wireline winches and wireline masts along with all accessories used along with this equipment.

Able to use hand tools safely including tube bending equipment.

Support and improve assembly of ISE products through specific techniques as well as innovative idea generation and creative, efficient problem solving.

Support and assist your colleagues where required and report any health and safety improvements and infringements, stopping any operations you deem to be unsafe immediately reporting these to your Cell leader or line manager.

Follow all risk assessments and participate in all safety initiatives. 


Duration         8 months - high possibility of temp to perm

Work Schedule Details         37.5 hours per week

Monday-Thursday 0700 to 1530; Friday 0700 to 1430

Pay rate up to £16.42 per hour PAYE


What does the job involve as a Mechanical Technician?

  • Read, interpret and follow basic blueprints, diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, bills of materials, and other written instructions or procedures to accurately assemble equipment and products.
  • Manufacture hydraulic systems as per designs/procedures, ensuring the cleanliness of hydraulic systems is always maintained.
  • Monitor and control materials, products or equipment to detect defects or faults.
  • Maintain a safe, organised, clean and tidy work area following 5S and LEAN Principles.
  • Attend daily team brief meetings, actively engaging in positive discussions regarding potential problematic areas.
  • Action all tasks assigned to maintain high levels of target achievement as designated by Cell Leader.
  • Be prepared to work a reasonable amount of overtime, as required to suit the operational demands of the business.
  • Carry out other duties as and when business requirements dictate as may be reasonably expected by your line Manager.

What skills and experience do you need for the Mechanical Technician role?

  • Ability to understand, evaluate and apply technical information
  • Ability to read and understand Engineering drawings, schematics and ETS as well as written instructions and procedures
  • A candid team player who collaborates with peers
  • Time served apprenticeship or HNC / Higher education in a relevant subject
  • Have a background in a mechanical based profession
  • Working knowledge within an assembly & manufacturing environment
  • Ability to operate basic hand and power tools
  • Forklift and overhead crane certificates
  • To be safety conscious and report any safety hazards to the HSE representative.

What is the pay for the Mechanical Technician role?

Pay rate up to £16.42 per hour PAYE

If you are interested in the Mechanical Technician role please click Apply Now.

Contract Length:
6 months +
Job Reference:
KL 4133/32
Job ID:

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