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Senior Wellhead & XT Operational Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/12/2019
  • Duration: 10 months
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The Role:
As part of a team; be responsible for the onshore planning and offshore supervision during the installation of the Horizontal XT's for the Solan P3 well in 2020. In addition support the onshore planning and offshore supervision during the installation of subsea well equipment for the Greater Catcher Area in 2020. Ensure compliance with the Premier Oil Well Engineering Management Standard (WEMS), HSE Risk Management Standard, Government Regulations and local industry guidelines / best practices with due regards for health, safety and the environment. Shall be conversant with both new build and legacy systems from BHGE to install and operate their equipment.

1 - Responsible for the installation of the BHGE Horizontal XT from the drilling rig during the completion phase of the well, and the installation of the DrilQuip wellhead equipment, Claxton high pressure riser, DQ vertical XT and dual-bore riser from a jack-up drilling rig during the drilling, completion, and test phases of the well including but not limited to:
* All Interfaces with the Drilling Contractor (Rig)
* LP / HP housing Preparation & Installation
* Horizontal XT Preparation & Installation
* Vertical XT Preparation & Installation
* Running / Retrieval of the subsea test tree (emergency disconnect package)
* High pressure riser, dual bore riser

2 - Ensure compliance with Premier Oil's Well Engineering Management System / HSE Management System / Well Delivery Process and all permits, consents and regulatory notifications required to meet the planned operations.

3 - Interface with all project teams and liaise with internal customers and stakeholders to ensure that all objectives are understood and met.

4 - Co-ordinate all subcontractors to ensure objectives and interfaces align with excellent communication between all parties to ensure operations are performed safely and efficiently

5 - Continuously monitor performance including; HSE, operations and logistics whilst capturing lessons learned and continuous improvement. Providing QA for all operations in relation to well objectives and technical KPI's.

6 - As part of a team, ensure all activities are planned and executed with HS&E at the forefront.

7 - Provide technical discipline expertise to support the Asset with the operational aspects of Wellhead / Xmas Tree Systems, to include but not limited to: stack-up and systems integration testing, troubleshooting issues, providing solutions (etc.), maintaining stock levels and inventory management.

8 - Participate in the compiling of end of well reports in a timely manner and ensure all well data is collated and stored in the standard Premier Oil filing format.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Required certifications/ experience/licences
* Engineering Degree preferred but 10-years' experience with a known XT supplier and 5-years' experience with a North Sea Operators is also acceptable.
* Previous North Sea experience with all types of drilling rigs (semi and running of Horizontal XTs preferred) jack-up and running of vertical XTs and a variety of operations.
* Valid Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training (BOSIET).
* Valid medial certification and all others training / certification to travel offshore and supervise operations at the wellsite.

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