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Mechanical Support Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/11/2018
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
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    (24/12/18)
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The Role:
The Senior Mechanical Maintenance Support Engineer provides first line asset engineering support to the offshore maintenance delivery team with the aim of ensuring the execution of effective maintenance and repair activities on behalf of the Offshore Operations Manager
 Act as Engineering Authority (EA3) to provide qualified engineering guidance and endorsement of engineering change, maintenance deferrals, ORA's etc. as per the authorisation level contained within Clients engineering standards.
 Identifies and provides cost effective engineering solutions to plant operations and maintenance problems. Act as focal point for performance monitoring and troubleshooting of Mechanical (Static and Rotating) systems and identify opportunities to improve efficiency and reliability, and reduce operating costs

Accountabilities
 Ensure that discipline specific engineering work (OPEX) remains within budget
 Ensure delivery of a technically correct and timely engineering work (OPEX) service.
 Engage and participate in any operational improvement process (HAZOPS/HAZIDS) to optimise discipline specific engineering (OPEX) support
 Provide discipline input to the 28 and 90 day asset planning process
 Provide discipline guidance and engineering endorsement to proposed changes to PMRs within the SAP CMMS
 Provide recommendations for critical spares stock levels and assist in optimising the asset inventory
 Represent client as technical representative for asset support contracts
 Act as liaison with other disciplines, vendor representatives, and manufacturers.
 Ensure vendors are mobilised on time to meet the asset planning schedule and that vendors mobilise fully prepared to execute scopes of work on time and within agreed budget
 Assist with the resolution of operational problems, including participation in and close-out of accident/incident investigations and root cause analysis
 Actively engage with the site execution teams, ensuring participation in corporate behavioural safety and intervention schemes, work to enhance communication and promote understanding of goals
 Communicate discipline specific issues to operations management, advising both execution and support management in any engineering deviations to standards, performance standards or design conditions
 Ensure no discipline outstanding actions are overdue in client systems (ICP, MyHSE etc)
 Participate in and perform duties as part of the local Emergency Response Team
 Provide engineering advice and endorsement of engineering change, maintenance deferrals, ORA's, etc as per the authorisation levels dictated by client engineering standards.

Competencies & Behaviours
 Conducts all activities in a safe and effective manner and raises safety and environmental issues immediately and in line with corporate policy. Carries out duties in a way that maximises value and minimises waste and risk. Undertakes the role in line with corporate policy and demonstrates behaviours in line with client values at all times
 Readily accepts personal accountability for assigned activities and tasks.
 Continuously develops ways of working by seeking feedback from colleagues and key stakeholders
 Complies with project management disciplines, effectively utilises knowledge databases and actively participates in project reviews
 Demonstrate a sound understanding of engineering principles and practical application
 Ability to work in a fast moving, customer focused environment whilst maintaining the highest ethical integrity
 Proven ability to interact effectively at all levels and encourage a team ethos across core crew and subcontractors
 Business travel as required
 It is an expectation of the business that the job holder maintains and continues to develop the competencies necessary to carry out the role to the required standard whilst in position.

Education
 Minimum BEng
 Preferable CEng, full member of Engineering Council recognised Institute
 Demonstrates a wide range of skills, knowledge and experience required of a professional mechanical engineer

Work Experience
 Considerable relevant experience of the oil and gas industry, predominantly gained in an engineering and production operations environment.
 Good working knowledge and application of relevant UK oil and gas industry regulations.
 Familiarity with quality processes and the application of continuous improvement tools is desirable.
 Worked within E&P operations or Service Company with specific rotating equipment expertise.

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