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Mechanical Technician/ROV Pilot - Isle of Skye

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Kyle of Lochalsh, Highlands
  • Sector: Mechanical Engineering
  • Date posted: 14/03/2018
  • Job reference: J383279A

Mechanical Technician/ROV Pilot

Kyle of Lochalsh

A Leading Science and Engineering company, based at the BUTEC site, requires an Mechanical Technician who will be required to maintain and operate, as pilot and co-pilot, a Work Class SMD Quantum 125hp ROV system in order to facilitate the recovery of underwater assets and the deployment of subsea platforms.

You will be responsible to the ROV Supervisor and, working as part of the Range Support team, you will also be required to multi-skill including manual handling, slinging and unsupervised RIB driving.


  • Maintain ROV mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and electronic systems.
  • Report any defect or resource issue that affects ROV availability, in good time.
  • Maintain personal record of competence against an agreed framework.
  • Support ROV Supervisor in delivering a reliable service.
  • Support Range Support Team Leader in delivering a high quality service.

Requirements and Experience

  • Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and electronic systems.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Minimum of HND or equivalent in a relevant discipline.
  • Ideally ROV pilot qualified

There is training provided for the areas worked, specific systems and equipments. The successful candidate will be willing to work in rough and harsh conditions both on land and at sea.

Please apply within for further details.

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