Workshop Technician – Mechanical / Hydraulic


Main purpose of role:

Responsible for the day-to-day workshop duties, including the test and maintenance of company equipment, build and commissioning of new equipment, modification, and upgrades to equipment. Documentation of all testing, inventory and stock checking and ensuring workshop areas are kept clean, efficient, and safe.


  • Ensure all equipment is off hired, tested, maintained, and upgraded in accordance with system / OEM procedures and ensure all works are completed and documented to a high standard.
  • Conduct inventories of equipment and ensure stock levels are maintained and reordered when necessary.
  • Assist workshop team in the maintenance and preparation of systems prior to deployment.
  • Ensure all activities are carried out with the highest regard to quality, health, safety and the environment and that safe work practices are always maintained in compliance to company QHSE policies.
  • Ensure that all work is undertaken to the highest quality and professionalism in accordance with company processes and procedures.
  • Liaise with Workshop Supervisor to ensure workshop work area is kept in a clean, presentable, and safe manner.
  • Ensure all plant equipment and tools are operated in a safe manner.
  • Participate in safety meetings and toolbox talks and any company health and safety initiatives.
  • Observe the company policies and procedures relating to work, administration, Health, Safety, Environmental & Quality (HSEQ) and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG).
  • Act as an ambassador for safety demonstrating safe behaviours.
  • Live our Centurion values and apply them in day-to-day activities.
  • The job holder may be required to carry out any other related or associated roles, tasks, or duties, which they can be trained, instructed, and supervised to do safely and according to changing business requirements.



  • High standard of practical application and knowledge of hydraulic principles, components, basic fault diagnosis along with standard engineering skills.
  • Able to assemble, test, and maintain hydraulic systems components according to engineering instructions, technical manuals.
  • Good understanding of problem solving and capable of identifying and rectifying problems with Hydraulic systems.
  • Able to read, comprehend and follow Hydraulic schematic drawings, OEM manuals and engineering instructions.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Basic computer skills including use of Microsoft Word.

Qualifications and certification:

  • ONC / HNC / Apprenticeship / City and Guilds within a Mechanical / Hydraulic discipline.
  • Time served industry experience within a Hydraulic / Mechanical role.


  • Maintenance and servicing of hydraulic / mechanical equipment in a workshop / offshore environment.
  • Experience with hand tools and workshop environments.
  • Experience working with Hydraulic Power Units, Hydraulic Reeler’s, Grabs, and Hydraulic Shears is desirable.

Personal qualities:

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Customer focused.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Logical mindset.
  • Ability to work well as a team member.