Principal Mechanical Handler


Petroplan are looking to hire a Principal Mechanical Handler on a long term contract to be based in Surrey on a negotiable hourly rate.

This is to work on an FPSO project that is in pre-FEED, moving to FEED stage and onwards on an LNG FEED.

Required experience - demonstrable experience authoring mechanical handling reports during different project phases (concept, front end engineering design, and detailed design) in an offshore environment.

The work is to develop the material handling philosophy to minimise material handling, develop a plug and play handling philosophy, liaise with disciplines. Define the number location, capacity or cranes, monorails, davits, gantries, personal or robotics lifts and specialised lifting devices for major equipment.

Outline method description for major equipment handling and high risk operations.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.


Liz Drake
Liz Drake
Senior Recruitment Consultant