GMOC Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Corporate Overview

Aker Solutions is a global provider of products, systems and services to the oil and gas industry. Its engineering, design and technology bring discoveries into production and maximize recovery. The company employs approximately 14,000 people in about 20 countries. Go to for more information on our business, people and values.

Aker Solutions' Global Maintenance and Operations Contract (GMOC) Team based at the Shetland Gas Plant (SGP) is responsible for delivering Operations, Maintenance and Engineering Services to our Client, Total E&P. We need experienced personnel who can strengthen our team and support our ambitious growth plans within the Oil & Gas market.

Aker Solutions will be undertaking a period of shutdown work at SGP during June 2017. In order to prepare for this work, we are looking to identify Mechanical Maintenance Technicians who can strengthen our team.

Should your application pass the initial screening phase, we will be in touch in May 2017 to arrange a further knowledge test and/or interview. We kindly ask for your patience in hearing back from us on your application.

Responsibilities and Tasks:


Planning and Estimating for mechanical planned, preventative and remedial maintenance on equipment including but not limited to the following:

  • Hydraulic and pneumatic actuators, manual, relief, control and non-return valves, liquid/gas separators, filters, pig launchers/receivers and gas processing systems

  • Hazardous and non-hazardous atmospheric vessels and systems, pressure storage equipment, hydraulic and pneumatic circuits, mechanical interlocks, manual and mechanical lifting devices, structures

Maintenance tasks performed will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Replacement of static and rotating mechanical seals, heat exchanger elements, filter elements, valves and valve trims, machine rotating assemblies, drive belts, ignition devices, lubricants and other machine fluids and bearings

  • Verification of equipment pressure integrity, equipment and machinery performance criteria and mechanical equipment isolation integrity

  • Replacement of static mechanical seals, filter elements, lubricants, hydraulic fluids, chemicals and coolant

  • Operation of machine tools

We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Good work/life balance
  • Positive work environment with challenging tasks
  • Development opportunities