Workshop Technician


About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Drilling, Completions & Geosciences
  • Location:

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 60
  • Education level: Other

About this role: Workshop Technician

On behalf of our client, a Global High Profile Service Provider to the Oil & Gas industry, Brunel is looking for an experienced Workshop Technician for work in Jandakot, WA.

Role Summary/Purpose

  • Workshop-based role requiring trade level mechanical fitting skills. The job involves inspection, analysis, testing, repair and maintenance of a broad range of drilling and subsea equipment.
  • Interpretation of procedures, work instructions and drawings is an essential element of the job.
  • The capacity to work independently and to demonstrate initiative is a requirement. Application of safe working practices and quality control processes is paramount.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Actively participate in EHS, Integrity and Quality programs and initiatives.
  • Strictly adhere to the EHS policies and procedures. Always apply safe work practices for self and others.
  • Visually inspect drilling and subsea equipment and identify wear and faults as per standard operating procedures.
  • Repair and refurbish drilling and subsea equipment to specified standards.
  • Prepare, set up and conduct hydraulic and pneumatic testing of drilling and subsea equipment as per standard operating procedure's.
  • Identify defects, faults or wear that require engineering inspection.
  • Correct and safe use of hand and power tools.
  • Perform engineering measurements and computations.
  • Interpret technical drawings and procedures.
  • Operate a forklift and other mobile equipment.
  • Operate an overhead crane, ensuring correct slinging techniques.
  • Plan and perform routine tasks and activities'
  • Carry out inspections and routine maintenance tasks on shop equipment.
  • Work independently to complete tasks and activities.
  • Maintain housekeeping to a high standard.
  • Use of computers to create Manufacturing Orders when required to help in a busy Manufacturing Engineering department when required.
  • Develop routings and maintain manufacturing methods within routings.
  • Provide technical guidance to suppliers and shop toward product / process compliance with engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Work closely with sourcing and engineering to eliminate roadblocks and communication barriers that may affect quality and delivery requirements.


Qualifications/RequirementsCertificate III in Engineering (Mechanical Trade) or equivalent: orAustralian Recognised Trade Certificate (ARTC) in a mechanical trade
Desired Characteristics1. Experience in the repair and maintenance of drilling and subsea equipment.2. Experience and knowledge within subsea segment such as trees, chokes, IWOCS, controls system, etc.3. Experience and knowledge within drilling segment such as wellhead connectors, BOP’s, risers, diverter system, etc.
4. Experience in the oil and gas industry.5. Ability to supervise and provide on-the-job training to apprentices and trainees.

Join the Brunel Family

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Join the Brunel Family

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning 44 countries, 100 offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

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Your consultant, Sneha Poranki is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

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Sneha Poranki
Brunel Energy Australia Perth

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