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Pipeline Integrity Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/10/2019
  • Duration: uk
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The Role:
1 Responsible for providing front-line technical support and coordination of work scopes to UKBU Operated Sites to ensure effective integrity management of pipeline systems.
* Pipelines and Flowlines
* Flexible and Rigid Risers
* Riser Emergency Shutdown Valves (RESDV) and Subsea Isolation Valves (SSIV)
* Subsea pipeline related structures (e.g. manifolds, SSIVs, towheads, etc).

2 Support the management system processes for integrity management of pipeline systems including maintaining pipeline RBA/ RBI Plans and annual integrity reporting.
3 Produce Safely: Support the TA in their role as SECE focal point for the discipline, including data acquisition for SECE annual reviews
4 Maximise Production: Participate in Production Loss reporting and bad actor elimination incorporating root cause failure analysis & Quality Improvement processes, championing discipline specific opportunities to Maximise Production
5 Spend Wisely: Ensure effective monitoring of OPEX / CAPEX Budgets within area of accountability. Demonstrate effective & efficient Management of 3rd party contracts to minimise the impact of resource and equipment on site
6 Support the UK Subsea Technical Authority measuring compliance with the performance standards across the whole network of UKBU operated pipelines and so maintain the integrity of the subsea systems
7 Ensure that the Premier Oil Pipeline Integrity Management System (PIMS) is complied with and assist with updating the system when appropriate using the Pipeline Integrity Management Contractor
8 Manage the interface with the HSE Pipelines Inspectorate and other related departments regarding the permitting, licencing, authorisations, notifications and consents (PLANC) together with the annual HSE review of pipelines
9 Manage the pipeline inspection campaigns and where possible utilise cross-asset synergies to reduce costs by combining workscopes
10 Manage the Pipeline Corrosion Management Strategies across the whole network of UKBU operated pipelines
11 Assist with regular auditing of PIMS
12 Liaise with UKBU projects & 3rd party projects providing technical input and information where appropriate and manage the interface accordingly
13 Responsible for management of pipeline data and documentation, including inspection and anomaly databases.
14 Responsible for assisting the Execution & Reporting of Pipeline integrity and assurance activity on Operated Assets in accordance with CMMS compliance schedule.
15 Responsible for packaging pipelines work fronts on operating sites and identifying most cost effective and efficient logistical means to mobilise materials and resource.
16 Responsible for management of and communication of Discipline planned scopes within Integrated Asset Plan (IAP) ensuring full compliance with gate criteria.
17 Conduct yearly reviews of the spares strategy in place, updating and amending as required to support offshore assets
18 Assist TA where appropriate. TA will delegate suitable tasks to aid development
19 Provide input into Maintenance Assurance, Safety Critical and Planned Maintenance Strategy reviews
20 Regularly visit offshore sites and Contractors offices/sites when required

Financial Accountability and Dimensions
* Work within approved budgets, identifying potential gaps or overruns timeously

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Technical
* Relevant engineering degree or equivalent experience.
* Non-Technical
* Valid UKCS Offshore Medical
Candidate Profile (include Skills & Experience, Attributes, Behaviours)
Skills / experience:
* 5 years' experience in operating with pipeline integrity and pipeline engineering on both mature and greenfield sites within the Oil & Gas industry.
* 10 years' experience with oil & gas operations (topsides & subsea) and associated equipment and corresponding risks from a technical and practical stand-point.
Familiar with project/developments/operations and typical oil company processes.

* Knowledge (e.g. systems, software, procedures, regulations):
* Expert knowledge of Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS). E.g. Maximo
* Working knowledge of Synergi
* Working knowledge of regulatory HSE reporting requirements in UKCS related to Pipelines
* Working knowledge of anomaly management software systems (e.g. Coabis, Dataverse)

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