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 to apply.