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May 15 2017

(Offshore) Equipment Technician

As an (Offshore) Equipment Technician you will carry out maintenance and operational tasks on Company equipment as instructed by the Operations Manager and as required by the Company and/or manufacturers, procedures and manuals. You work from Oceanteam Solutions’ equipment base in Velsen Noord, The Netherlands and occasionally travel globally as and when required to work on our clients’ (offshore) cable handling projects and/or supervise the mobilisation and demobilisation of the Company’s equipment.

Your general responsibilities will be:

  • Install, maintain, repair, rebuild, and troubleshoot industrial machinery and mechanical equipment.
  • Troubleshoot complex mechanical/hydraulic equipment and provide technical assistance to other team members.
  • Install, modify, move, troubleshoot, repair, and dismantle heavy machinery and equipment according to documentation, layout plans, blueprints, or other drawings.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose difficult, infrequent problems with the equipment.
  • Rebuild complex components such as gear drives, pumps, and hydraulic valves.
  • Evaluate and recommend equipment improvements for reliability, capability, and yield.
  • Read prints, diagrams, schematics, and service manuals to determine work procedures.
  • Perform equipment failure analyses.
  • Prepare technical reports to document modifications and maintenance procedures.
  • Installs new equipment within in precise limits or standards of accuracy.
  • Capable of rigging heavy, large complex parts.
  • Perform operational tests on newly installed, modified, repaired, and moved machinery and equipment to ensure that it meets technical specifications.
  • Fit bearings and align gears, shafts, motors, couplings, and belts to precise tolerances.
  • Fabricate metal parts for prototype equipment based on drawings.
  • Follow all safety rules and practices.
  • May be involved in safety committees or initiatives.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 
Your responsibilities onsite will be:
  • Coordinate site supervision of (offshore) cable handling projects, i.e. mobilisation and demobilisation of Company’s equipment, transpooling of cables and/or operating Company’s equipment.
  • Responsible for the supervision of all mechanical maintenance activities onsite.
  • Act a focal point for external parties: must have good verbal and written communication skills to interface and communicate with the client, internal and external departments, agencies, contractors and vendors.
  • Carryout daily checks on Company’s equipment and technical team to ensure compliance with prescribed contractual specifications.
  • Good knowledge in reading and understanding equipment layout drawings.
  • Works closely with client’s supervisors.
  • Report to Operations Manager on main issues, events at site, progress reporting, trends and recommendation for improvement.
  • Liaise with the HSE Supervisor on safety related matters.  

We are looking for candidates who are driven, and possess a can-do attitude. You have a hands-on approach and enjoy “doing the work”. You have the ability to remotely supervise multiple personnel and work scopes efficiently and effectively and to work abroad for long periods.

You need to have an up to date knowledge of administrative and technical reports, demonstrate competency in the diagnosis, repair and service of equipment and be able to read electrical and hydraulic schematics.

You will be based in Velsen Noord, The Netherlands. The right candidate has a minimum of three years’ experience as a mechanic within the offshore equipment industry. You need to be in possession of a basic health and safety knowledge (VCA Basic as a minimum) and a fork lift certificate.

We offer a position in a global company with high growth ambitions. You will work closely with a very experienced and competent team. We offer an attractive compensation package and benefits.
If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Natasja de Jong at +31 6 23 12 23 59. Please show your interest for the position by submitting your CV and application as soon as possible, and no later than 30 June 2017 by emailing natasja@oceanteamsolutions.com. All applications will be treated confidentially.

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