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Metocean Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/02/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Our client has a requirement for an experienced Metocean Engineer for a contract position based in Perth.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
- To support the Lead Metocean Engineer to deliver of high quality meteorological and oceanography support and advice to the primary asset and other projects
- To provide technical advice to the company in line with best company and industry practices and competitive global standard and to enable top quartile operating and safe performance under all forecast metocean conditions
- To undertake metocean analyses to provide accurate and timely advice for the operation of assets and design of facilities throughout the project development process (from assess to operate)
- To undertake the quality control and reporting of metocean data and the analysis of metocean events
- To specify and supervise numerical modelling of physical processes including winds, waves and currents for the above purposes
- To support management of contracts of weather forecasting and real-time systems

The Company:
Our client is a global, pioneering operator with continued growth in Australia developing large gas resources and maintaining a substantial exploration portfolio. Our client has over 90,000 personnel worldwide across 70 countries making them one of the largest oil and gas operators in the world. Our client is also involved in ground-breaking projects the likes of which the world has never seen before thus confirming their reputation as an innovator in oil and gas technology.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Degree in mathematics, science or engineering and MSc or PhD degree in oceanography, meteorology, mathematics, ocean engineering or hydrodynamics
- Must have experience working as a metocean engineer in offshore engineering company or preferably Operator experience and providing metocean design advice
- Advanced knowledge in application of metocean data for the offshore industry
- Experience in the development of metocean databases using wind and spectral ocean wave models and / or ocean current modelling
- Recognised competency in metocean engineering with evidence in undertaking metocean data acquisition, data analysis, development of design criteria including extreme value analysis using advanced techniques
- Some experience in response-based design, pushover analysis or reliability analysis is desirable

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