Mechanical Support Engineer – HVAC - VR/28155

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Status: Temp/Contract
Location: Aberdeen
Rate: Available Upon Request

Currently recruiting for an office-based Mechanical Support Engineer - HVAC on a contract basis for an E&P company based in central Aberdeen. It is a 12-month contract position, and the company are only considering PAYE contractors for this particular role. Hybrid working opportunities will be available and occasional offshore travel will likely be required - therefore, applicants must be prepared to work offshore.


This role would be suited to a candidate who is in the early stages of their mechanical engineering career within the North Sea oil and gas industry.  Alternatively, the client is open to recruiting a recent mechanical engineering graduate who holds placement / internship experience within the North Sea oil and gas industry.


The Mechanical Support Engineer – HVAC will act as the focal point for performance monitoring and troubleshooting for HVAC, accommodation, and marine systems.


Reporting to the Lead Mechanical Engineer, the Mechanical Support Engineer – HVAC will have the following main duties and responsibilities:

  • Providing mechanical discipline support for HVAC and vessel marine systems.
  • Supporting the ongoing preventative maintenance tasks within the engine room and on marine systems, such as boiler inspections, vac condenser remedials, marine generator servicing, firewater system remedials etc.
  • Leading planning corrective maintenance repairs by both core crew and specialist vendors.
  • Liaising with other disciplines, vendor representatives, and manufacturers. Ensuring vendor support is efficiently applied when required.
  • Maintaining an appreciation of the latest emerging technologies that will improve the performance of the asset.
  • Providing recommendations for critical spares and optimise asset inventory.
  • Acting as contract representative for asset support contracts.
  • Assisting with the resolution of operational problems, including participation in and close-out of accident/incident investigations and equipment failure root cause analysis.
  • Contributing to the development of the field optimisation strategy and the business planning process.
  • Making regular trips offshore to enhance communication and promote understanding of goals.
  • Communicating discipline issues to Management and the Onshore Team.
  • Supporting recruitment, selection, and training and competency programs for Onshore and Offshore Teams, to ensure the effective resourcing of technicians.
  • Ensuring work procedures are technically sound and carried out in accordance with the company’s management systems and procedures.
  • Responsible for ensuring that mechanical engineering work (OPEX) remains within/below budget.
  • Responsible for ensuring delivery of technically correct and timely mechanical engineering work (OPEX) service.
  • Jointly responsible with Asset Supervisors and Engineering Team Leaders for prioritising mechanical (OPEX)/JIF’s to provide an appropriate level of mechanical engineering support.
  • Engaging and participating in any operational improvement processes to optimise mechanical engineering (OPEX) support.
  • Providing onshore discipline support to the integrated asset planning process.
  • Providing discipline support to the review of PMRs within the CMMS.
  • Providing mechanical support for static mechanical equipment including pressure vessels, heat exchangers, tanks etc.



  • A degree qualification in Mechanical Engineering (or a similar discipline) is essential.
  • Chartered Engineer status would be preferred.
  • Previous experience in a similar role, directly within the North Sea oil and gas industry, would be preferred.
  • Internship/placement experience within the North Sea oil and gas industry is essential.
  • Technical/operational oil and gas experience would be preferred.

TMM Recruitment

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