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  • Job reference: RMS0180529

Senior OR&A Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Ghana
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/06/2017
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
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The Role:
This role will be a core part of the Operations team to provide a focal point for the development and implementation of novel FPSO Operations through the development and adaptation of standards, processes and procedures. The role will also be part of the OR&A, Execution & Commissioning team during the offshore execution phase and provide Operations input into a strategically important offshore Brownfield project and achieve recognition as capable Operator to our stakeholders.

The following are the anticipated key roles and responsibilities of the OR&A Engineer - FPSO (Topsides):

Promote EHS and Quality standards and requirements through all stages of the work and demonstrate visible commitment to achieve excellent EHS performance.
To ensure that the operational plans are realistic and reflect the Ghana Operating environment, are consistent with EHS policies whilst maximising the efficiency with optimised OPEX and CAPEX expenditure.
To ensure the OR&A Process is applied during project phases to achieve the required level of operations readiness.
To work closely with the Project and Integrated Turnaround Team teams to ensure the asset maintains designed intent, uptime and availability targets.
To work closely with the Project and O&M contractor to ensure that all EHS, Security, Production, Maintenance, Integrity and Marine related processes, procedures as per standards are achieved.
To ensure the Operations Documentation is maintained and updated and continually challenged.
To work with the O&M provider to maintain Operational Standards and Processes and ensure they are systematically applied.
Provide operations input into the Operational Safety Case.
Prepare for, participate in and participate in the handover of the commissioned facilities from the project teams.
Ensure operating envelopes for major process equipment and controls are in place to ensure that operating points are within these defined envelopes
A key member of the Operations management and supervision team for continued improvement of Operating practices and performance.
To develop a hands on working exposure program for the new local Ghana staff, in order for them to acquire the necessary skills and experience to develop into OR&A Engineers.
Training and mentoring of national personnel and developing skills over the long term.
To manage Operations input into a strategically important offshore project. Contribute to the major offshore production growth in Ghana and to demonstrate to the Government the group's ability to deliver important projects over the coming years.
To help achieve recognition for the Company as capable production company to joint venture partners.

The Company:
Our Client is one of the largest independent oil and gas exploration and production companies in Europe.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
BSc or HND or equivalent in relevant Engineering discipline.
Extensive and recent related experience within the international offshore oil & gas industry
Previous experience in a role with similar scope of work and responsibilities
Ability to travel internationally and to offshore locations if required
Computer literate and effective with "Office" software suite
Management and interpersonal skills in order to interact with and coordinate the activities of contractors and within own multi-discipline project team
Excellent verbal, written and listening skills
Professional approach to work at all times with excellent team working skills.
Knowledge of EHS management systems and application of EHS working practices to a high standard.
General contractor management.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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