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Rope Access Electrical Technician - Aberdeen offshore

Aberdeen, .

Rope Access Electrical Technician - Aberdeen 

12 month fixed term contract based in Aberdeen.   

Salary based.

2 required to perform campaign inspection work across a range of platforms in the North Sea. Open to Level 1 and Level 3. Can be based anywhere in the UK.

What we do

Client is a respected international service provider to the energy industry, with a diverse client portfolio including many of the world’s energy companies.

Design, build, manage and maintain infrastructure for the energy industries. Our comprehensive and tailored service offering covers each stage of the project life cycle and a variety of commercial models, giving our clients the flexibility they need.

Diversity & Inclusion

Client recruit, reward, and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability. Petrofac is striving to develop a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can contribute. Applications are also welcomed from candidates who want to discuss flexible working or job-sharing requests. 

Main purpose of the role:

Assessed as the Responsible Electrical Person for the installation.

Key Accountabilities:


  • Carry out planned routine electrical Ex inspections utilising digital technology to record results
  • Perform minor repairs to Ex-rated equipment where fail and fix is required
  • Be able to support platform electrical technicians, providing additional cover during shutdowns or projects and times of reduced manpower.
  • Be able to safely utilise rope access / working at hight skills where required.
  • Be familiar with all appropriate codes and standards and ensure they are applied in a safe manner
  • Be competent with ISSOW permit to work procedures.
  • Be competent with Maximo and able to raise Corrective Work Orders when required.
  • Adopt safe-working practices at all times and, where appropriate, in accordance with the Company’s Operating Procedures

Skills & Experience:

  • Understand the requirements of the Electricity at Work Act and associated regulations
  • Be able to demonstrate competence ON Ex inspection activities
  • Be able to demonstrate competence to provide stand-in cover for asset electrical technicians
  • Be competent in the use of MAXIMO
  • Qualified to provide isolation authority-type services when required.
  • Be qualified in ISSOW control of work procedures
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