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Facilities Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/06/2019
  • Duration: uk
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (09/08/19)
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The Role:
Management and coordination of operational engineering support activities (topsides & subsea) across all operated assets utilising colleagues, other supporting functions, and internal/external service providers as required to ensure asset integrity and reliability is maintained whilst maximizing value to the business.

Key Accountabilities
* Apply appropriate engineering principles, best practice and know-how in the provision of engineering services and professional advice across the operated asset base for both topsides & subsea elements.
* Effective prioritisation of technical problems, evaluation of options and formulation of solutions to achieve required & demonstrable results via a robust, fit for purpose and efficient project management process.
* Provide an engineering interface with operations, service providers, design authorities, engineering/integrity contractors and other stakeholders in the definition, development and execution of operational engineering activities for both topsides and subsea.
* Liaise with peers and stakeholders such as subject specialists and discipline Technical Authorities to deliver an integrated, effective and efficient technical solution.
* Ensure that impact assessments (encompassing both safety & business risks) for operational engineering activities are assessed and that appropriate mitigations are taken for effective Management of Change control. Ensure that correct Job Responsible Engineers (JRE) are appointed to deliver scopes and act as JRE when required. Ensure that the UKBU Technical Change Process is applied consistently.
* Drive forward improvement and optimisation in the UKBU Technical Change Process and associated support systems.
* Act as the first point of contact for review of the workpacks and commissioning statements provided by the engineering contractor or wider team to ensure they are fit for purpose before distribution for TA and offshore approval.
* To deliver the above, the role holder will input and/or manage the input of others across all equipment classes and engineering lifecycle including design, installation, troubleshooting, technical investigation, commissioning, handover and close-out.
* Responsible for the Engineering Management section of UKBU Production Operations Management System (POMS), ensuring the suite of assigned procedures are fit for purpose, implemented correctly and are current within their assigned review cycles.
* The role holder will be the first point of contact for all UKBU Technical Queries (TQ) requiring Facilities Engineering review.
* Facilitate the Technical Change steering committee and gate review meetings and act as the representative of the Facilities Engineering Department, with delegation of authority (DOA) from the Facilities Engineering Manager where required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Skills / experience:
* Experience with oil & gas operations (topsides & subsea) and associated equipment classes and corresponding risks from a technical and practical stand-point.
* Experience with operational engineering and project management/project delivery.
* Should be conversant with Brownfield installation modification process(s) in North Sea.
* Sounds appreciation of general maintenance, inspection & repair activities and techniques.
* Familiar with project/developments/operations and typical oil company processes.
Knowledge (e.g. systems, software, procedures, regulations):
* UK HSE Legislation, in particular offshore regulations
* Recognised technical codes and engineering standards
* Management of Change within an operational environment.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Preferred: Engineering Degree plus relevant operational and project delivery experience.
Optional: HNC/HND or equivalent with sufficient accumulated experience in a defined and relevant discipline.

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.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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