Mechanical Fitter : Montrose

Montrose, Scotland
18 Jun 2019
11 Jul 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
As a Mechanical Fitter in our Rig Aftermarket site, Montrose, you will take a customer service approach with a view that the services you provide are there to support the efficient management of your workspace and production environment.

As a Mechanical Fitter you will be responsible for Disassembling, inspecting, rebuilding and testing various NOV Rig Technologies Equipment. You will support, improve and lead on-time assembly & testing of Equipment as well as innovative idea generation and creative, efficient problem solving.


  • Read, interpret and follow basic diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, bills of materials, and other written instructions or procedures to accurately assemble equipment and products.
  • Be proficient with the use of engineering measuring tools - Micrometres, Vernier Gauges, Dial Indicators.
  • Carry out work instructions as given by Supervisor, e.g. work specifications, equipment operation.
  • Complete Facility maintenance tasks as directed by supervisor.
  • Ensure all job-related QA Plans, Work scopes, Route Carts, Inspection Reports, Test Reports and Build sheets are filled out as the job progresses.
  • Conduct equipment Testing / FATs in accordance with NOV procedures.
  • Identify product defects and complete appropriate documentation when defects are identified
  • Rework and/or repair assembled equipment and products according to engineering specification changes
  • Support key initiatives such as on time delivery, schedule attainment, cost of quality
  • Generate and implement improvement ideas and encourage idea generation among team members and stop work for safety and escalate concerns.
  • Carry out trouble shooting of Equipment / Systems and be familiar with and use of proactive root cause problem solving (Fishbone / 5Ys etc.)
  • Support all NCR reporting.
  • Willingly assist Supervisor to eradicate identified potential areas of non-conformance.
  • Respond to identified process improvements and implement them willingly.
  • Actively engaging in positive discussions regarding potential problematic areas at daily team brief meetings.
  • Report discrepancies in job procedures, processes and route times as soon as they are identified. Communicate them to the Supervisor and implement changes when requested.
  • Strive to assist with maintaining all relevant KPIs in Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and Engagement whilst identifying areas for improvement.
  • Action all tasks assigned to maintain high levels of target achievement as designated by Supervisor.
  • Accountable for the correct movement of job components through the workflow process ensuring items are staged in designated areas at all times.
  • Operate designated machines safely and competently, ensuring that all HSE and housekeeping standards are maintained.
  • Take part and contribute in toolbox talks.
  • Actively take part in the company competency program.
  • Demonstrate awareness of company objectives, policies and procedures.
  • Promote and adhere to health and safety policies and procedures without exception.
  • Ensure all company policies surrounding, health & safety, quality requirements and housekeeping are met.
  • Adheres to inspection criteria, policies and procedures without exception.
  • Maintain housekeeping (clean, safe, a place for everything & everything in its place) in your allocated areas at all times
  • Carry out other duties as and when business requirements dictate as may be reasonably expected by line manager.



  • Able to understand, evaluate and apply technical information
  • Able to adeptly learn the context of a challenge and quickly integrate new skills
  • Has solutions and suggestions that are effective in addressing the problem at hand

  • Be willing to provide colleagues with the information they need to complete their tasks and eliminate roadblocks
  • Be quick to identify critical information and respond appropriately
  • Able to apportion time effectively to complete tasks
  • Able to define, work within and improve business processes based on immediate and future business needs

  • Will be energised by challenges and drawn towards opportunities

Personal and Interpersonal
  • A strong sense of customer focus (internal/external)
  • A candid team player who collaborates with peers to solve problems
  • Committed to self-improvement and development through the role in order to achieve career goals
  • Is known to consistently adhere to ethical principles and expects others to follow suit
  • Firm and diplomatic when negotiating




  • Time served apprenticeship or HNC in a relevant subject

  • Higher education in a relevant subject

  • Woking knowledge within an oil & gas, heavy plant, factory machinery or mechanical aerospace environment.
  • Working knowledge of Pressure Equipment
  • Working knowledge of Hydraulic systems

  • Pressure testing Experience

Skills, training or special knowledge
  • Computer literacy (including good command of Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Outlook).
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings

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