Mechanical Engineer - Morecambe Hub

Posted 01 October 2022
Salary Negotiable
Contact NameCatriona Cooper

Job description

Purpose Statement

▪ Provide day to day discipline engineering expertise to the asset operations and maintenance organisations (including shutdowns) ensuring continued safe, reliable and environmentally responsible operations ▪ Bring engineering rigour and good practice to maintenance (planned and repair) and fault finding. ▪ Provide a direct link between the discipline engineering organisation and operated asset.

Role Deliverables

General ▪ Provide day to day support for discipline engineering within the asset; meeting the operational demands of the asset as set by the maintenance manager ▪ Provide discipline expertise for troubleshooting operational issues identifying root cause and improvements to prevent future occurrence. ▪ Identify and implement solutions for immediate repairs, ensuring adherence to standards and engineering processes ▪ Be the competent engineer for discipline in the planning and execute process. Specifically, defining discipline details to the 30 and 90-day asset plan; and then delivering any engineering aspects of that plan ▪ Identification and management of specialist vendors and, where necessary, mobilising those specialist vendors ▪ Be the gateway for maintenance and operations technical queries ▪ Define and write the problem statement for modifications ▪ Assure that any plant management of change within the asset is delivered within the gated MoC process (CEU-ENG-GEN-STA-0026) ▪ Responsible for equipment performance including spare part management ▪ Ensure performance standards are adhered to via the Inspection, Test and Maintenance programme. ▪ Provide discipline engineering expertise for asset risk assessment processes including deferral, operational risk assessment (ORA), and permit to work. ▪ Execute any engineering delegation of authority assigned under the Engineering Delegation of Authority Standard, CEU-ENG-GEN-STA-0056 ▪ Own specific discipline shutdown scopes through definition, planning and execution ▪ Deliver any assigned scopes within agreed budget. Discipline Specific (Mechanical) ▪ Define and own the shutdown related valve overhaul programme ▪ Own condition monitoring and greasing programme for non-rotating equipment.

Working with People /Leadership

▪ Proactively maintains their technical and interpersonal skills and competencies, ensuring capabilities are up to date and in line with industry/functional best practice and that behaviours are in line with Spirit's core Values. Understand the skills, competencies and behaviours required for their role. ▪ Collaborates effectively, adapting their behaviour and communication as needed to get the best from others. Effectively promotes ideas and opinions and is able to influence others in a constructive way. Maintains good relationships across all organisation levels. ▪ Presents and articulates ideas and arguments effectively, projects credibility and conviction, handles objection and incorporates others' ideas as appropriate. Makes / proposes informed decisions having consulted widely. ▪ Is familiar with and adheres to Spirit Energy's people policies and procedures. ▪ Lives by Spirit Energy's safety principles and is passionate about having an incident free workplace.

Performance Management & Development

▪ Is accountable for their performance and delivery against objectives. Agrees their objectives in a timely fashion, assertively expresses what they need from others to be successful, takes on feedback and learns from their failures. ▪ Lives the Values and is a strong advocate of the Spirit Energy culture - understands and role models the behaviours expected. ▪ Provides clear, honest and constructive feedback, both positive and developmental, to colleagues, team members and others when requested. Be open to feedback received and incorporate into their development. ▪ Owns their development plan and discusses it regularly with their manager and L&D. Strives for continuous learning and development of their competencies, skills and behaviours.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

▪ Recognises bias, conscious or unconscious, and actively works to eliminate this from their approach to their work and colleagues. ▪ Eliminates the use of language that may leave others feeling excluded or discriminated against. Positively participates in discussion and collaboration on D&I in their teams and amongst peers, which persuades and brings positive change when needed. ▪ Treats all people equally and with consideration of protected characteristics and has an understanding of Spirit's ED&I policies.


▪ Embeds Spirit Energy's Values and associated behaviours into their everyday work and interactions, continuously learning and developing associated competencies and behaviours. ▪ Great communication skills that informs/shares knowledge clearly and unambiguously and also implements and embeds change. Builds rapport and is able to influence in a constructive way / skilled at influencing decision makers on complex topics. ▪ Proven ability to work collaboratively, within their team and across the organisation and externally as required. ▪ Networks effectively internally and externally, creating an immediate, positive and credible impression on others. Leads other parties in conversations on the important issues and use persuasive contributions to influence change and action.

Key Technical Skills

▪ Good working knowledge and application of relevant UK oil and gas industry regulations, in particular PUWER and LOLER. ▪ Knowledge of and ability to use forms of engineering documentation, for example P&IDS and single line diagrams. ▪ SAP Experience, particularly SAP PM ▪ Ability to resolve complex problems and drives innovative solutions. ▪ Demonstrate a sound understanding of engineering principles and practical application. ▪ Ability to interact effectively at all levels and encourage teams across core crew and subcontractors. ▪ Maintain and continue to develop the competencies necessary to carry out the role to the required standard whilst in position. ▪ Conducts all activities in a safe and effective manner and raises safety and environmental issues immediately and in line with corporate policy.


▪ Engineering degree preferred or working towards a degree - with control & instrumentation engineering experience.

Work Experience

▪ Experience in the oil and gas or process industries, in particular the field of control and instrumentation engineering. ▪ Demonstrated experience of providing engineering support to frontline operations in an oil and gas or chemicals manufacturing (top tier COMAH)

Mandatory Training required

▪ All Spirit Energy mandatory training as requested, including Compliance training usually provided annually.

Please refer the Job Description and Person Specification on Pipeline for Job Details and Job Dimensions.

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.