Senior Hydraulic Technician

Our client is looking for a Senior Hydraulic Technician on a permanent contract basis, located in Aberdeen.
The job holder has overall responsibility for supervising all day-to-day activities/operations within the
Hydraulics department for both company and customer owned equipment. The job holder is required to complete allocated jobs, often working to tight deadlines on a range of tasks to rigorous HSEQ standards.
In addition to developing the Hydraulic team, the job holder will be responsible for coordinating and
managing the workflow of all jobs within the Hydraulic department.
Work is of a physical nature, involving lifting and carrying, albeit supported by physical aids (cranes and forklift etc.), and working with potentially dangerous machinery and tools.

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FULL DESCRIPTION

Our client is looking for a Senior Hydraulic Technician on a permanent contract basis, located in Aberdeen.

ROLE

The job holder has overall responsibility for supervising all day-to-day activities/operations within the

Hydraulics department for both company and customer owned equipment. The job holder is required to complete allocated jobs, often working to tight deadlines on a range of tasks to rigorous HSEQ standards.

In addition to developing the Hydraulic team, the job holder will be responsible for coordinating and

managing the workflow of all jobs within the Hydraulic department.

Work is of a physical nature, involving lifting and carrying, albeit supported by physical aids (cranes and forklift etc.), and working with potentially dangerous machinery and tools.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervising all day-to-day activities within the Hydraulics Department including, but not limited to, setting goals for performance and deadlines, organising workflow, ensuring Hydraulics staff understand their duties and tasks etc.
  • Providing support and regularly communicate with the relevant stakeholders including, but not limited to, Planning, Operations, Engineering and Rentals and Services to ensure highest level of operations are achieved and expectations are understood
  • Providing support and regularly communicating with the Line Manager both formally and informally as required to ensure the highest level of operations are achieved and expectations are understood
  • Reporting any methods or procedures to improve quality and efficiency to the Line Manager
  • Coordinating and managing the workflow of all jobs to ensure all jobs meet their expected completion dates as per operations, rentals, and service plan
  • Being able to identify potential problems and problem solve often in conjunction with the Line Manager and/or Engineering Department
  • Ability to identify potential risks and carry out risk assessments in the Hydraulics area
  • Raising Non-Conformance Reports (NCR), Potential Improvement Reports (PIR), Corrective
  • Action Reports (CAR), Engineering Change Notices (ECN) as and when required as per company procedures
  • (Dis)assembling, inspecting, repairing, maintaining, and testing of hydraulic equipment (Grease Injection, Pressure Test, Hydraulic, Chemical and Well Control systems for the company’s
  • Pressure Control Equipment (PCE) as per company procedures
  • Plan, configure and build of all new control units as above and as per drawings and schematics provided
  • Manipulation/bending, assembly and installation of medium and high-pressure stainless-steel tubing
  • Identification of all types of low, medium, and high-pressure hydraulic fitting and thread type/identification
  • Undertaking hydrostatic pressure testing of low and medium hydraulic systems
  • Troubleshooting and diagnosis on both closed loop & open loop hydraulic systems
  • Inspection and maintenance of company and/or customer owned hydraulic equipment as per company procedures for premobilisation, annual and five-year major service
  • Responsible for ensuring that all tooling and equipment are returned to the correct location
  • Ensuring the Hydraulics area is always a safe and tidy working environment
  • Always wear correct PPE. Work is of a physical nature, involving lifting and carrying, albeit supported by physical aids (Cranes, Forklifts and Pallet Trucks) and working with potentially dangerous machinery and tools. The working environment requires the job holder to wear PPE relevant to the job/work being carried out
  • Ensuring that all processes are carried out in accordance with the Company procedures
  • When required to do so, the job holder must agree to work various shift patterns and/or overtime to meet operational requirements, this may include working in the Assembly & Test (A&T) area to meet operational needs

Additional Responsibilities

  • Promoting Health, Safety and Environmental policies, and communicate effective awareness of the risks and hazards to all personnel and maintain controls necessary for their safety and that of others
  • Performing all duties in accordance with the Company’s Quality Procedures and work Instructions to deliver and maintain the highest standards of quality for all products and services
  • Developing self within role and participate in and develop from training and developmental activities assigned to oneself
  • Understanding company service and product offerings
  • Establishing self as a subject matter expert with customer and expert in designated technical/professional discipline
  • Creating and maintaining good working relationships
  • Understanding and using of the correct reporting lines
  • Employees are expected to work whatever reasonable hours are necessary to meet the requirements of their job
  • Travel may be required on an ad hoc basis, so a degree of flexibility is required
  • Ad hoc duties as reasonably required from time to time.
  • Managing People (those with direct reports)
  • Lead and manage people effectively through
  • Delegating responsibilities to individuals to encourage development and involvement
  • Possessing the ability to lead and motivate groups and individuals to excel in their jobs
  • Ensuring individuals and teams receive opportunities to develop skills and knowledge in line with business and career objectives using a combination of on-the-job training and support and formal training as appropriate
  • Encouraging and motivating individuals and team to improve performance in line with business and personal objectives, without the need for constant supervision
  • Developing measures to ensure individuals meet objectives, monitoring and appraising performance and giving regular feedback in a constructive manner
  • Recognising symptoms and the causes of conflict amongst individuals and team and acting effectively to resolve conflicts, minimising disruption to the operation of the department, team and individuals.
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REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous and relevant experience in a similar role
  • HNC/HND in Hydraulic Engineering related course or a recognised trade apprenticeship, e.g. plumbing
  • Working knowledge of Grease Injection and Hydraulic Control Units for Pressure Control Equipment
  • Ability to read, and have a good understanding of, engineering drawings and schematics
  • Compressed Air Awareness
  • Hydraulic Pumps
  • Forklift Training
  • Mechanically sympathetic
  • Manual handling
  • Knowledge of Microsoft packages and ERP system, preferably Microsoft Dynamics AX
  • Supervisory training
  • IOSH (Managing Safely) qualified
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent communication (both written and oral), influencing and interpersonal skills
  • High degree of commercial acumen
  • Highly professional conduct
  • Team player
  • Must have good time management and organisation skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Must be willing to travel and able to spend time away from home.
  • ‘Can do’ attitude and eagerness to learn and help
  • Ability to work under pressure with time constraints

 

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