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Diesel Hybrid Tech in Great Yarmouth at Claxton Engineering Services Group

Date Posted: 4/7/2021

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Job Description

Claxton is a part of Acteon Group of subsea services businesses. We combine experienced Project Engineering and fast track Design and R&D capability with huge inventory of rapid call off tooling, to deliver to our clients. Across a vast array of drilling riser systems, well abandonment equipment and structures, Claxton delivers pragmatic, safe reliable solutions to the operating challenges faced by our clients. We have a Global team with a singular mission, to make our clients projects happen.

Claxton is currently looking for a full time, permanent Diesel Hybrid Tech to join our Great Yarmouth team. The successful candidate will be based in the Great Yarmouth area.

Working primarily within the Decommissioning Team, this is a hybrid role involving both on and offshore working. The role holder will be responsible for the examination, diagnosis, repair and scheduled maintenance of diesel engines, generators and powered systems/components of Claxton products. The role will require preparation, servicing, testing and maintenance of Claxton and client owned rental and purchase equipment at the workshop location. The role holder will also support as a crew member within the offshore crews.


  • Responsible for the inspection, refurbishment, testing and preparation, primarily of Claxton Diesel powered equipment; Hydraulic Power Units, Control Panels systems, SWAT and SABRE Decommissioning Systems and thereafter any other Claxton equipment in accordance with Claxton procedures.
  • Ensure all Diesel equipment is fit for purpose and ready for operational deployment.
  • Troubleshooting of failed equipment.
  • Conduct Factory Acceptance Testing as required in accordance with Claxton procedures.
  • Preparation of equipment and tools for job load-outs, as per Claxton procedures.
  • Conduct and record equipment inspection and periodic maintenance with the allocated time frames for assigned delivery.
  • Develop and contribute improvements to written schemes of examination and maintenance programmes for existing key equipment.
  • Contribute improvement ideas to systems/ equipment worked on.
  • Be a team player in the upkeep of all workshop areas.
  • Deliveries and collection to/from clients and suppliers if required.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Line Manager


  • Formal Diesel Engineering qualification; NVQ 3/C&G or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in Diesel Engineering and systems
  • Extensive knowledge of Diesel Engines, their control systems, general, AMOT systems, hydraulic and electric systems and principles
  • Understanding of Health & Safety, ISO9001 and QA procedures including Factory Acceptance Testing
  • Equipment maintenance and preparation procedures
  • Understanding of LOLER, ATEX, Offshore Zoning requirements
  • Good Mechanical/engineering aptitude
  • Excellent trouble-shooting skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to work under pressure when required to meet deadlines or urgent repairs.