Job Description

Our Employee People Values are at the heart of who we are, and everything we do….     


The Motive Offshore Group are committed to delivering sustainable, innovative and multisector solutions and we require highly skilled individuals, like you, to come and be part of our journey.

We have many exciting opportunities globally as we rapidly expand our reach and capabilities, in particular with the low carbon and energy transition areas. We aim to assist our clients and suppliers to join us as we move in to the more sustainable world. 

Most importantly, our People are our most valuable asset here at the Motive Offshore Group and we encourage an inclusive, innovative and collaborative workplace that allows our employees & candidates to positively work towards their career potential.

About the role:

Location: Boyndie, Banff, Aberdeenshire
Hours: Permanent - 40 hours per week

We are currently recruiting for a Fitter to come and join us, based in our headquarters in Boyndie, Aberdeenshire. 

Playing a key role in the smooth running of production and working efficiently and competently to ensure that tasks are completed as per the company Work in Progress (WIP) List, you will assemble main parts and components to produce end product, as per engineering drawings. 

You will also ensure products are manufactured efficiently, within the allocated delivery schedule as per operational planner and ensure all work is carried out in compliance with relevant Health and Safety guidelines.

About the team:

As a part of our Engineering team, you’ll become part of a small, hardworking, and skilled team who are used to working to a high standard and specification.  You will be supported by our team of Hydraulics & Assembly Manager, John and have a team of Fitters working alongside you, whose goal, much like your own, will be to enable a quick and safe turn-around of equipment.

As well, you will be working alongside a committed and proud Motive team in the UK and globally, who want to play their part in the growth of the business and support each other daily to create a positive, values-driven professional environment.


  • Adopting the Motive Offshore Group People Values and ensuring their use is embedded throughout day-to-day tasks and decision making.
  • Carry out all work required within the department.
  • Maintain tools and equipment to ensure safe and efficient operations.
  • Review engineering drawings, specifications, work lists to determine what materials and equipment is needed.
  • Carry out all aspects of fitting work with relation to back deck machinery. 
  • Ensure parts and components are appropriately checked for sizes before fitting.
  • Raise supplier requisitions for any consumable items and any other shortfall materials.
  • Communicate with other departments within operations.
  • HSEQ – compliance with health, safety and environmental regulations, and the company’s management system.Develop strong working relations with key stake-holders – clients, colleagues etc.
  • To be a positive ambassador for Motive Offshore Group Ltd.

Required skills / knowledge:

  • Substantial experience in a fitting or mechanical maintenance role.
  • The ability to influence and communicate effectively with all levels of staff.
  • The ability to build strong working relationships, internal and external to the organisation.
  • Good understanding of engineering drawings.
  • Attention to detail & ability to work on own initiative or part of a team.
  • Interest in gaining technical knowledge.
  • Good written and oral communication skills. 

What we can offer you:

Alongside the below, working with Motive can take you places that you might not have thought possible. We work globally, so you will have colleagues based not only in the UK, but also in Taiwan, the UAE, Norway, Brazil and in the US. You can look forward to playing your part and working with people who support clients and projects across multiple countries across the world.

We’re incredible proud of the development opportunities that many of our staff have benefitted from, since we started in 2010. We’ve seen staff start from school & work their way to senior positions, seen people relocate to other parts of the world with the company and have seen many of our people developing skills, receive training and continuously advance their technical knowledge to enhance their own career & which in turn helps us carry out the work we do and continuously improve.

Here's what else you'll be getting:
(* Received upon successful completion of probation)

  • 30 days holiday per annum (additional at 5 year increments with length of service)
  • Employer Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance equal to 3 x salary
  • Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Motive Retail Discount/Reward Scheme *
  • Gym Membership*
  • Electric Car Scheme*
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Reduced membership of Costco card*
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Regular Team Building Events – such as family fun days, BBQs, nights out, volunteering with charities...
  • Paid Volunteer Days

How to Apply & what happens next:

You’re happy and ready to apply? Great, thank you. 

You can apply by sending us a CV with any supporting documents telling us why you’d like to work with us at Motive Offshore Group.

We want to find great people and learn more about you as a person, ensuring we all have a positive recruitment journey. So please, tell us more about you, however you’d want.

Once we’ve reviewed your application, we’ll be back in touch as soon as possible to update you on the next stages of the process. If you have any questions about the role or want to chat about what life is like at Motive Offshore Group, email us at recruitment@motive-offshore