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Coatings Operator

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    David Yarwood

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    about 1 month ago

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We are currently looking for a number of Coating Operators to support our client based in Aberdeen on a 4 month temporary contract basis with the possibility for further extensions. These are full time day shift roles - 40 hours per week (Mon-Fri 07.00 - 15.30 (30mins lunch).

4 roles exist in total for the client - a worldwide provider of equipment and components used in oil and gas drilling and production operations, oilfield services, and supply chain integration services to the upstream oil and gas industry. The role relates to Glass-reinforced Epoxy (GRE) lining – providing a corrosion barrier to protect the steel tubing from internal corrosion.  The rate of pay for all roles will be £11 - £11.50 per hour plus PAYE holiday pay.


These roles will be to start as soon as possible, with interviews expected to take place in the next few weeks. A description is given below but we would like to see CVs from enthusiastic and reliable candidates with knowledge and experience of corrosion, coatings and painting. They should have a reasonable understanding of wash bay & water blasting activities, and experience working with OCTG. They also need to be good listeners, pro-active and responsive.


For more information and to apply please contact me with an updated copy of your latest CV and information on your availability to start - in what is an urgent role for our client.


Coating Operator:


•            Assisting the inspector during pre-GRE-Lining connection inspection, tally joints, record liner/joint numbers.

•            Carry out inspection of GRE-Liners prior to tubular insertion.

•            Fitting of pump caps and checking their serviceability.

•            Mixing cement to applicable acceptance criteria, cleaning PLU after cement injection.

•            Assist during the cement injection, specifically manning the ‘Field End’ and adhering to the cement purging and valve shut-off procedure.

•            Drifting tubulars after cement injection.

•            Washing pump caps and checking their serviceability.

•            Painting colour bands and stenciling.

•            Assisting the operator during the liner cutting/facing stage, cleaning the connection & connection annulus prior to, but not including ‘End Flange’ gluing.

•            Assisting with the liner ID cleaning prior to, but not including final QA Inspection.

•            Assisting with the application of grease/make-up compound on connections/couplings, and fitting protectors.

•            Assisting with the fitting of couplings on completed joints.

•            End drifting competed tubulars after coupling torque-on.

•            Assisting with the movement of GRE-Liners, to baskets/stows/containers.

•            General housekeeping duties.


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