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Mechanical Fitter (Downhole Tools) - VR/23946

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Status: Permanent
Location: Aberdeen
Ref: VR/23946
Rate: Available Upon Request

TMM Recruitment is assisting its client source a Mechanical Fitter on a permanent basis.


You will be building and servicing new and existing tools / systems and generating / maintaining appropriate documentation to record the work. The ideal candidate will have experience as a Mechanical Fitter in the oil industry, preferably downhole tools.


Principal duties

  • Undertaking build, repair, and maintenance of downhole mechanical assemblies.
  • Performing test build of new equipment; perform prototype testing.
  • Being competent to work on mechanical equipment and systems in the downhole sector of the oil industry.
  • Reading drawings, interpreting work instructions, and performing the work to time and quality.
  • Being able to carry out surveys and pre-fit examinations of equipment.
  • Advising on ordering of equipment for new tools and development work.
  • Carrying out function and pressure testing. Carrying out gas testing.
  • Participating in design reviews.
  • Supporting internal customers on technical queries.
  • Maintaining build files and related documentation.
  • Supporting operations by working at client sites (onshore and offshore).
  • Competent to use general workshop machinery and hand tools related to the role of a Mechanical Fitter.


Required Knowledge & Experience

  • Time served apprenticeship or equivalent.
  • 5 years’ experience as a Mechanical Fitter or Tool Dresser.
  • Oilfield downhole tools.
  • Ideally have hydrostatic and gas testing experience.



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