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Job Title : Oil Field Assistant Engineer
Employer : HG Wells Ltd.
Location : Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 6ST
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01593
Vacancy Short Description : Conducting maintenance on plant equipment and specialist down-hole tooling which you will be trained on and learning Oilfield industry specific skills.


Qualifications Required : 4 x GCSE's 4/C+, must include Maths and English
Full UK driving licence, any endorsements or certifications.
Vacancy Full Description : Oilfield Assistant Engineer, developing to Oilfield Intervention Engineer working on live oil and gas wells lowering tooling down hole up to 30,000ft below ground level. Providing engineering assistance in repairing hydraulic and diesel driven equipment. Onsite and yard training on specialist equipment relating to the job role.
40+ hrs per week 8am till 5pm in the yard.
Away work is up to 12hrs a day but will change dependant on customer.

• Routine maintenance on plant equipment (diesel engines and hydraulic power packs)
• filling in maintenance logs and certifications
• Pressure testing
• fork lift driving
• maintenance on job specific down hole tools
• Vehicle maintenance (vans + trucks)
Away (on the job)
• Training the apprentice to run our job specific wireline equipment
• assisting a team to provide a wireline service (running tools in hole down to depths of 20,000ft below ground level via our wireline plant equipment)
• on site pressure testing
• Apprentice will be trained to provide a Well head maintenance service (Greasing high pressure valves, performing maintenance duties on valves and Well heads)
• filling in job reports
• assisting with general operations

Full driving licence required and over 18 for insurance reasons.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40hrs8am till 5pm in the yard, away work
Salary : £180.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 04/06/2019
Possible Start Date : 30/05/2019
Personal Qualities : A good sense of humour, be able to get on with people, happy and proud in their work and be outgoing and willing to learn and contribute to building a business that will develop with their skills and to be self motivated.
Skills Required : Engineering and Mechanical knowledge. Knowledge of hydraulic systems is a bonus
Future Prospects : Future prospects are to potentially become an Oilfield Well Service Engineer, a skill that can be used across the world and deemed a large earning career a very niche market, an opportunity that very rarely comes up (if ever), a career which will deem a secure quality of life for the individual in their future.
Training to be Provided : Land Based Service Engineer Technician Standard Level 3 including Functional Skills in Maths and English if required
Other Information : Pay Rates: The current NMW rate for Apprentices is £3.90 per hour with effect from 1st April 2019. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training. For more information visit:
Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in the industry with a contract of employment
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Shortlisting/Interviews - Shortlisting and interviews will take place throughout the duration of the vacancy ad. This may mean that the vacancy could close before the published cut-off date should suitable candidates be found.
Things to consider : Please consider that this job role will require you to work away from home in the UK away from your family and friends in a hotel up to 21 days at a time, 12 hours every day. you will receive time at home in response to this as "rest period" where you will not be required to work. we will award 2 days rest time for every weekend worked away. this can change and be increased depending on the work load of the business. Rates of pay will reflect the time spent away from home.
The Oil and Gas industry is a dangerous environment, working with high pressures, working at height and with heavy plant equipment. Please be aware that the exposure to these risks can often be over a lengthy period of time so the candidate must continuously show a positive attitude to their health and safety and the health and safety of those around them.
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