Job Role: Field Technician

 

To support the significant increase in Underpressure drilling (hot-tapping) and Isolation (line-stopping) operations within the Middle East.

 

Relationships Internal/External:

 

Directly Reports to: Operation Manager

 

External Relationship: Clients/Customers/Site Supervisors

 

Main Responsibilities:

 

  • Under pressure drilling operations using a range of manual & auto feed machines

 

  • Line isolation operations using Folding Head short stop & Pivot Head equipment (training will be provided)

 

  • Mechanical installation of under pressure Tees/clamps/repair fittings

 

  • Carry out basic onsite machining (pipe cutting) using clam-shell tooling

 

  • Hydrostatic/pneumatic testing

 

  • Carry out detailed site surveys and relaying information back to the projects team

 

  • Carry out all work as per company procedures

 

  • Read, understand and adhere to risk assessments and method statements ensuring there are signed and returned upon job completion.

 

  • To Assemble, test, disassemble and repair tooling and equipment at client locations and at the service centre.

 

  • Ensuring all tasks are carried out to a high standard and in a safe manner

 

  • Share Driving responsibilities.

 

  • Load and unload company LGV / HGV’s in a safe manner ensuring loads are secured and vehicles / equipment is not damaged.

 

  • Ensure all company expense and personal timesheets are submitted in a timely manner.

 

Quality & Safety Responsibilities:

 

  • To comply with UTS Services Safety, quality, environment management systems.

 

  • To comply with client procedures

 

  • Ensure all near misses and accidents are reported

 

Person Specification:

 

  • Flexible approach to working conditions in middle east.

 

  • Flexible and motivated approach to emergency work

 

  • Experience working in the utility sector specifically with water and gas pipelines.

 

  • Experience in Underpressure/hot tapping and pipeline isolation is must

 

  • Mechanical/Civils experience desirable.

 

Point of contact:

 

Please contact Shameem Ismail at si@uts-ltd.com to apply.