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Dive Technician

Job Description

Our client, a recognised Oil & Gas services company, is looking to expand it's team with an experienced Dive Technician.

Reporting to the Dive Systems Manager, this permanent role will see the successful candidate be responsible for overseeing and carrying out repairs, overhauls, maintenance and upgrades on a wide range of air diving systems equipment, and ensuring that the work is carried out in a safe and efficient manner.

Candidates are advised there will be ad-hoc offshore trips involved with this role (usually around 12 weeks during the season).

Key responsibilities will include;

  • Ensure that equipment maintenance is carried out in accordance with IMCA D018, company procedures and manufacturers guidelines
  • Offshore repair, maintenance and testing of a wide range of fixed and mobile equipment within the relevant asset equipment inventory
  • Onshore construction, preparation, overhaul, repair, maintenance and testing of a wide range of fixed and mobile systems equipment and miscellaneous operational equipment within the relevant asset equipment inventory
  • Advise and assist other technicians with technical expertise as required
  • Operation of relevant worksite equipment when required
  • Offshore mobilisation and demobilisation of all relevant equipment and systems within the relevant asset equipment inventory
  • Highlight to Workshop Coordinator any equipment damage
  • Highlight potential equipment and spares shortages in advance to ensure deadlines are met
  • Responsible for assisting in the management and accuracy of equipment records and stock levels
  • Assist in the auditing process of D023, D040 and any other IMCA related documents
  • Review equipment returns and highlight instances of abuse and neglect
  • Responsible for ensuring that all equipment is function tested, certified and secured correctly prior to dispatch
  • Actively report any non-conformances using the Continual Improvements Systems
  • Actively reporting all undesired events and safety observations using the Safety Observation Cards System
  • Actively promote and comply with key Company behaviours
  • Maintain a safe place of work
  • Any other task within your capabilities as reasonably requested by the Company
Desired Qualities / Qualifications

Essential Requirements:

  • HNC level in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or relevant trade equivalent
  • Kirby Morgan Helmet Maintenance Certificate
  • Familiarisation of Diving equipment systems and maintenance
  • Good IT and administrative skills, including MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook
  • Good communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Able to work on own initiative and as a part of a team
  • Excellent attitude towards Health and Safety

Desired Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Diving Industry Standards and IMCA guidelines
  • Valid Offshore Medical and Offshore Survival Certification
  • Full clean driving licence
  • PUWER and LOLER awareness
  • COSHH and Manual Handling awareness
  • Task Risk Assessment Awareness
  • Forklift Training for 3.5 tonnes and 16.5 tonnes
  • Environmental awareness

To apply please contact Rachel Tawse on 01224 561177 or alternatively send your CV to

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