Equipment Support Specialist

Posted 08 June 2023
Salary paye
Job type Contract
DisciplineBuilt Environment Recruitment
Contact NameSusan Ferguson

Job description

Equipment Support Specialist

Contract - 6 months, possibly longer

Location - Glasgow

Salary - Competitive salary and fantastic flexible benefits package

Our client is looking for a positive, proactive and self-motivated Equipment Support Specialist to join their global warehousing and distribution facility in Glasgow on a full-time, contract basis. This will initially be a 6-month contract with the possibility of extension thereafter.

The Equipment Support Specialist is a key role within the team and is responsible for supporting onshore and offshore project delivery alongside both project and operational teams to oversee the selection, preparation, purchasing, calibration, and mobilisation/demobilisation of all equipment, spares and consumables necessary for the effective and efficient delivery of projects.

Experience and qualifications:

  • A background in Engineering (automated engineering/ maintenance/electronics).
  • Degree qualified or qualified by relevant experience within a comparable role.
  • Assumes accountability for effective delivery of own work objectives.
  • Communicates effectively and articulately at all levels.
  • Works well independently, shows good initiative, demonstrates good decision-making skills and responses proactively to problems/issues.
  • Display a commitment to self-improvement, education and development.


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Create draft equipment lists for each project for Equipment Department review.
  • Create and maintain internal Equipment RFO document for each project.
  • Create and maintain Project Information Sheet for each project.
  • Create and maintain department schedule to show overall spread of all onshore and offshore projects.
  • Assist with preparation of equipment requirements to meet project specifications.
  • Assist with identifying, sourcing and pricing additional equipment as required.
  • Prepare supporting information for materials and equipment requisitions.
  • Liaise with stores and logistics functions to ensure equipment is delivered to site as required.
  • Support mobilisation/set up and demobilisation of equipment on site.
  • Assist with forecasting usage of equipment and consumables and provide recommendations on efficient procurement, hire arrangements, deployment and stock levels.
  • Contribute to the development of systems/procedures and improvement programmes.
  • Contribute to the tendering process when required.
  • Assist in recording equipment usage and recoveries on utilisation.
  • Working with site and vessels to record usage of on site spares and consumables and ensure stock levels are maintained.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.