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Workshop Offshore Technician

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Workshop Offshore Technician



Post Date


Lancashire, UK

Wed, 23 May 2023


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Balltec designs, manufactures and tests high integrity mechanical connectors for critical applications in the global renewable energy and oil and gas sectors. The engineering team creates technical solutions for the transfer of load in moorings, lifting components and subsea cable connections.

As a member company of Venterra Group, Balltec is working at the forefront of the global energy transition, supplying engineering solutions to the offshore wind and the emerging floating wind markets. As a company, Balltec is targeting significant growth to provide even more effective support for our clients in this industry.

The Workshop Offshore Technician will work alongside other technicians, and internal company personnel to successfully complete the assembly and testing of new products, inspection and refurbishment of existing products and maintenance of company equipment.

General Duties

Operating power and hand tools (grinders, drills, belt sanders, etc.)

Assembly of a range of mechanical connectors and lifting tools

Operating HPUs including stripping down and reassembling hydraulic cylinders

Maintenance of workshop equipment

Cleaning and maintenance of work areas

Uphold the Balltec HSSEQ Procedures

Once training has been completed to a satisfactory standard, there may be opportunities to go offshore.

Education and Experience

Right to work in the UK.

Previous experience of working in an industrial environment (preferred).

Previous experience of working with hand and power tools (preferred).

Forklift and gantry crane certificates (preferred).

Full UK driving license (preferred)

Required Skills

Ability to work well both individually and as part of a team

Good communications skills – must interface with other technicians, engineers and management on a regular basis

Good punctuality and personal time management

Ability to be flexible with working hours when required (overtime on evenings and weekends may be occasionally required)

Demonstrated initiative in solving challenging problems

Ability to rapidly learn new concepts with little to no supervision

Understanding and operating hydraulic equipment.

Willingness to travel off site, to client sites and potentially worldwide.

Reading and understanding engineering drawings.

DBS checks will be carried out prior to commencing employment due to visa requirements


Basic pay up to £30,800 + Overtime

Additional offshore pay

Other benefits

38 hour working week (Mon. thru Thur. 0800 to 1700, Fri. 0800 to 1200).

Company pension contributions.

Life insurance

5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays.

Application closing date

The closing date for applications is Friday 30th June 2023 but may be open later if no suitable application has been submitted.

Application form

Fill in the following details and click the Submit button.

You will hear from us within three working days.