Newcastle upon Tyne

Mechanical ROV Supervisor (Offshore)

We are looking for Mechanical Supervisors to undertake 6-week contracts in Italy and The Netherlands

Your key responsibilities will be as follows: –

  • Ensure that the equipment spread is operated and maintained in an efficient, organised, and controlled manner, and in accordance with the manufacturers operating manuals and the Company’s procedures.
  • To ensure the equipment achieves its highest level of performance throughout operations in accordance with the Client’s requirements, whilst maintaining safe working practices and a high level of safety awareness.
  • Ensure that all practical measures are taken with the equipment spread and by the Company personnel to prevent pollution and damage to the environment.
  • Supervise and operate all types of equipment to include but not be limited to drum engines, D.O.H.B engines, linear cable engines and plough / launch and recovery winches / ‘A’ frames, in a broad range of operational situations.
  • Launch or recover the equipment, unless the vessels safety is compromised where the Master has overriding control.
  • Be familiar with the terms of the project agreement or the particular contract agreed at the time and also within the stated insurance warranty.
  • Assist in the co-ordination of planned maintenance, repair or refurbishment of the equipment onboard, ensuring it is running efficiently in a fully operational condition.
  • Supervise the launch and recovery of the equipment in accordance with the operating procedures and within the stated range of sea states.
  • Work or assist in areas other than own department as and when required, providing it does not compromise the operational capabilities of the equipment
  • To maintain 95% reliability and utilisation of equipment and ensure safe and competent maintenance of submersible.

The successful candidate will have experience of working with ROV’s offshore and overseeing their operation and maintenance. Supervisory and management skills are essential as is a strong mechanical engineering background with respect ROV’s. Candidates will need to be up to date with their offshore and technical certificates.

The rate is £550 p/d + allowances and expenses

If you would like more information please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV.

Mechanical Design Engineer

A Mechanical Design Engineer with good 3D CAD skills is needed to work for a busy Engineering company in the Newcastle area


Working in a small design team you will provide full mechanically engineered design solutions for a variety of projects, utilising the company MRP system to create accurate BOM’s. You will work with design manager to develop mechanical design concepts for all projects on bespoke fabrication projects. You will also support the project managers and the factory with client technical queries and project completion, managing equipment through the full cycle from the initial design stage to manufacture, client interface and finally delivery. You will also monitor the progress of all undertaken mechanical designs by holding regular design reviews with the aim to speed up product introduction and reduce the cost of change-RFC’s. You will also ensure mechanical design solutions are viable and cost effective, utilising all available manufacturing methods

You will also be responsible for the production of accurate applicable manufacturing drawings for all applicable parts (including change control) to allow operations to complete fabrication and assembly of equipment. This will include but not be limited to component, sub assembly and general arrangement drawings including complete parts lists where applicable, and all specific manufacturing data.


The ideal candidate will have a HNC in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline and experience of mechanical design of complete machinery, fabrications and assemblies. You will need good 3D CAD skills, preferable Inventor and AutoCAD and be able to transfer 3D CAD data into 2D drawing packs and standardise the formats

You will need to be adaptable, be able to communicate well across departments and work with minimum supervision to agreed timescales. You will have an innovative approach to mechanical design, demonstrate good mechanical engineering knowledge, have good attention to detail and ability to complete fully assigned tasks. You will also need to be able to communicate will with customers and suppliers and be proficient with MRP systems and MS Office


This is an excellent opportunity to join an established engineering company with good technical and career development opportunities

If you are interested please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now