Offshore/Onshore Mechanical Technician

Ashtead Technology
3.1 out of 5

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Job type

  • Full-time



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  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Referral programme

Full job description

What you'll be doing:

Working within our Mechanical Solutions division, our Mechanical Technicians are involved in the operations of subsea cutting, dredging and cleaning equipment. This is a dynamic opportunity that will put you in a fundamental role within the world of offshore and onshore operations.

You will operate, maintain, function test and repair, cutting edge technology while travelling offshore to client projects. Onshore work will require you to be present at our thriving workshop in Thainstone, where you will assist with maintenance and repairs, be involved in operational and training activities, as well as any other relevant tasks as identified.

Some of your other responsibilities will include;

  • Safe operation of all equipment at the worksite, in accordance with Mechanical Solutions QHSE policies and procedures
  • Identification of existing hazards at the worksite, considering the surroundings and the prevailing meteorological conditions, while liaising with QHSE to aid investigations and reporting of failures, NCRs and OFI’s
  • Interaction with the client’s representative on offshore trips in relation to planning, organising and executing the job
  • Participation in toolbox talks as well as pre and post job review meetings, ensuring risk assessments are completed and reviewed and close out and implementation of corrective actions as a result of NCR’s and customer complaints are complete
  • Completion of all required paperwork in a timely manner for all work carried out, inclusive of, but not limited to, maintenance reports, project reports, cutting logs, timesheets and expenses, customer satisfaction, damage reports and preventive actions

What experience you'll bring:

What will help you to be successful in this role?

  • HNC or above in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent industry experience
  • Previous experience in subsea offshore operations in IRM and decommissioning, undertaking repair, maintenance and testing in a subsea environment
  • Involvement in operating subsea, cutting, dredging and cleaning tools with abrasive experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Being a team player who is happy to get stuck in

Who we are:

Established in 1985, Ashtead Technology is the leading provider of equipment rental solutions, advanced underwater technologies, and support services to the global energy sector. With over 38 years of proven track record, we offer unrivalled technical know-how, experience, and in-house engineering capability. Recognized as one of the largest independent rental fleets in the industry with over 520 staff globally and over 19,000 assets, we continue to invest in equipment to ensure that we provide the broadest and most technologically advanced equipment available to support our customers globally.

What we can offer:

  • A dynamic & collaborative team environment where your contributions are valued, and your ideas welcomed
  • A positive and inclusive company culture that fosters collaboration, creativity, and mutual respect among team members

Job Type: Full-time


  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Referral programme

Application question(s):

  • Are you available to work in our workshop in Thainstone when onshore?

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person