Offshore Service Engineer – Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Offshore Service Engineer

James Fisher and Sons plc.

Great Yarmouth, Norfolk


Offshore Service Engineer
Great Yarmouth
Permanent position

The Company;
ScanTech Offshore Ltd provide an impressive range of rental equipment, including air compressors, steam generators and rig cooling services, as well as designing, installing and commissioning bespoke heat suppression safety systems.
Our remit extends to the provision of qualified and competent personnel for the operating, servicing and maintaining all rental equipment, affording clients the highest standards of quality and safety for operations. ScanTech Offshore products are delivered worldwide from our key locations in the UK (Aberdeen and Great Yarmouth) and Western Australia (Perth).

As a market leader in the field of well test support, we are committed to providing enhanced value to our customers by tailoring our specialist skills and engineering capabilities to their precise requirements. ScanTech Offshore is a pioneer in designing innovative and technical solutions that meet or exceed regulatory, quality and safety standards.

The Role:
Scantech Offshore are looking for Offshore Engineer's to join their team on a permanent basis. This role involves a lot of travelling/working away which is on an ad-hoc basis so flexibility is essential.
The purpose of the Offshore Technician is to operate, service & maintain the hire fleet in accordance with Scantech Offshore Maintenance procedure.

 Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of equipment to meet Hire Office requirements
  • Ensuring service procedures and standards are followed in accordance with company guidelines
  • Maintaining safety standards as per the Occupational Health & Safety Regulations
  • Packaging, maintenance and operation of company equipment both onshore & offshore as required, following company service guidelines & procedures
  •  Completion of service reports, minimum spares stock and handover sheets as required following company procedures
  • Maintain livery, decals & signage
  • Calibrate relevant safety devices
  • Carry out third-party inspections
  • Pressure test hoses when required
  • Working safely as per the Occupational Health & Safety Regulations
  • Maintaining a professional and courteous approach to customers and colleagues at all times

Any other delegated responsibilities as instructed by Line Manager within the timeframe specified, in a safe and efficient manner to meet business requirements, provided the instruction is reasonable, and you are deemed competent to fulfil these.

Qualifications/Skills/Experience required:


  • NVQ Level 3 Mechanical Qualification or equivalent
  • Experience of working in an offshore or overseas environment
  • Computer literate, i.e. Word & Excel
  • Offshore Survival training
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks and priorities in accordance with business requirements
  • Mechanical Experience – automotive, diesel engines, heavy plant, etc.


  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks and priorities in accordance with business requirements
  • Quality assurance awareness training
  • Diesel engine training /shutdown systems
  • Pressure testing awareness training
  • Manual handling awareness training
  • COSHH awareness training
  • Work at heights awareness training
  • Risk assessment training
  • Offshore medical certificate
  • Slips, trips & fall awareness training
  • Steam Boiler operating training
  • Air compressor operator training
  • H2S awareness training
  • Experienced diesel or steam boiler mechanic

The Person:
You will have the ability to establish a good rapport with clients whilst onsite along with good communication skills (verbal and written).
Strong adaptability and problem-solving skills are also a must.
The offshore work is not a set pattern so flexibility is required to be able to go offshore on an adhoc basis as the business requires, therefore you must live within a commutable distance to Scantech`s offices in Great Yarmouth.

For this role you must have the right to reside and work in the UK.

This is a great opportunity to get onboard with an industry leader on a permanent basis.

James Fisher & Sons are committed to taking positive action on diversity and we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and as a Disability Confident employer we are committed to offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role.