Job Role: Site Technician


To support the significant increase in Underpressure drilling (hot-tapping) and Isolation (line-stopping) operations within the UK we are looking for experienced Site Technicians.


Relationships Internal/External:


Directly Reports to: Site Supervisor

External Relationship: Clients/Customers


Main Responsibilities:


  • Underpressure 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 underpressure 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 Site Technician 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 UTS tooling and equipment at client locations and at the UTS service centre.


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


  • Ensure the use of Q2 on any vibration equipment and working to notification of limits.


  • 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 time-sheets are submitted in a timely manner


Quality & Safety Responsibilities:


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


  • To comply with client procedures


  • Ensure all near misses and accidents are reported


Person Specification:


  • Flexible approach to working throughout the UK.


  • Flexible and motivated approach to emergency work across the UK.


  • Requirement to return to North East offices in order to download Q2 data.


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


  • Experience in Underpressure/hot tapping and pipeline isolation desirable, but not essential. (Training will be provided).


  • Mechanical/Civils experience desirable.

Point Of Contact

Please e-mail Ryan Tinkler at