Mechanical Technician

Posted 03 May 2024
Salary Neg
Job type Permanent
DisciplineOil and Gas RecruitmentEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameCarol Durno

Job description


Succeeding in today's energy world requires collaboration, agility and the audacity to do things differently. At Spirit Energy, we seek to challenge what has been accepted, rethink the way our sector operates and create a new style of operator.

It takes a diverse range of skills, experience and talent to deliver these aspirations and our people will be the force to get us there. If you are ready to take the next step in your career with a progressive and energetic team, then we are ready to hear from you.


Our Onshore Mechanical Technicians are based at our Barrow Terminal, with an attractive shift pattern of 7 days on, 7 days off rotation. Our Mechanical Technicians undertake routine engineering maintenance and defect repair tasks to ensure the reliability and scheduled availability of operational plant and equipment associated with gas production/processing and condensate storage.


Once in role, you will be accountable for:

  • Executes routine maintenance activities to plant and equipment in accordance with agreed procedures and operational requirements to ensure the protection of plant, equipment and the safety of employees

  • Investigates complex technical problems relating to critical plant, identifies solutions and acts to return plant to normal operating service

  • Prepares and presents technical reports and maintains appropriate records of activities within the recognised systems to maintain an accurate record of activities undertaken for the benefit of future analysis and third-party audit

  • Carries out commissioning and decommissioning activities to ensure planned plant operating programmes are achieved in a timely manner

  • Contributes to the design and commissioning of plant modifications including the initiation of recommendations for modifications to ensure the ongoing availability of plant and equipment

  • Supervises other staff and vendor/contractor employees in undertaking particular work activities to ensure that activities are undertaken safely and efficiently in accordance with Company policies and procedures

  • Ensures that safe working practices and procedures are adhered to within the area of work, and that appropriate permitry is in place to ensure the protection of plant, equipment and the safety of employees.


You will have either a BTEC certificate or HNC and NVQ level 3 in Mechanical Engineering and will have a recognised apprenticeship served.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Good problem-solving skills

  • Be trained in areas such as firefighting and first aid to enable you to be part of the emergency response team

  • Have Forklift and Rigging courses under your belt

  • Competed your MJI10/19 training

  • Be a great Team Player

  • Be active in maintaining, improving, and supporting a great Health and Safety Culture

In addition to technical knowledge and credibility, we are searching for a someone who lives our values of Agility, Collaboration, Courage, Care and Delivery, enables and supports change and brings fresh and dynamic thinking.


At Spirit Energy we don't just talk about diversity and inclusion - we take action to champion it at every level of our business. We support flexible and part time working, we seek and recruit talent from every avenue and we actively support and encourage personal development and promotion. We deliver technical excellence and celebrate our successes together.

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.