Rig Mechanic – Furgo – Abu Dhabi , UAE

The role
The Offshore business unit, within Marine Site Characterisation (MSC) focuses on offshore Geotechnical drilling and sampling for a variety of different clients. Our major focus is within the oil and gas market.  Fugro is committed to helping build a safe and liveable world; MSC is contributing to this vision with pioneering surface and subsea drilling equipment, operations and delivery to the offshore wind and oil and gas markets.
This role requires UAE and overseas travel and sometimes at short notice.
We are seeking a proactive and practical site fitter/mechanic with the ability to assemble and repair light and heavy plant and hydraulic components.

This job is for you if:
You are mechanic / fitter with a good understanding of hydraulic machinery and plant.
You have gained your experience and skills through a recognised apprenticeship or similar training programme.
You have the ability and experience to problem solve and rectify hydraulic machinery failures, under tight deadlines in harsh environments.
You have a pragmatic mindset and high professional standards, both in regard to mechanical workmanship and written service reports.
You are safety conscious above all and promote safe working practices in others.

Who you’ll be working with:
You will work as part of a specialist project team delivering the maintenance and operational activities of all drilling equipment. A typical team would consist of a Back Deck Supervisor, Driller, Electrician, Fitting Technician and Assistant Drillers.

Here’s what a typical day would be like:
Each 12-hour shift begins with a TBT (Toolbox Talk) where the Back Deck Supervisor will run through the day’s work and handover from the previous shift. Following on this from this, you will:
Assess performance and condition of plant and machinery, checking for wear and tear and identifying potential breakdowns and report to Supervisor/Charge hand.
Carry out maintenance in accordance with the rig specific PPM scheme.
React to site breakdowns, provide technical problem-solving solutions to site personnel, identify and report any defects likely to lead to major breakdowns.

Who we’re looking for:
High school graduation or equivalent qualification including English and Maths
Completed an apprenticeship as a mechanical fitter, NVQ in Engineering Maintenance or equivalent qualification.
BFPA Level 1 Hydraulics or equivalent qualification.
Experience in mechanical fitting role coupled with a comprehensive knowledge of hydraulics is essential.
Experience in drilling rigs, pumps, winches, hydraulic deck cranes, agriculture equipment and general plant equipment would be advantageous.

What we’ll offer you:
Benefits of this role include a competitive salary accompanied by life insurance, 60 days / 30days rotation and private medical insurance.
Disclaimer for recruitment agencies:
Fugro does not accept any unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies. Acquisition to Fugro Recruitment or any Fugro employee is not appreciated.

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