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Waterflood & MoC Engineering Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Iraq
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 21/07/2017
  • Duration: 12 months +
  • Time left:
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The Role:
The Waterflood Engineering Manager is responsible for the identification, prioritization and elimination of problems in all engineered equipment including rotating equipment (pumps and motors), piping, tanks, vessels, pipelines, control systems, electrical systems and associated utilities. The Waterflood Engineering Manager is expected to take a 'hands on' approach to problem solving but can draw on a team of senior discipline engineers and operations staff to support him/her. The incumbent would be expected to spend their time approximately 20% in the Field and 80% in the project offices.
The role also includes responsibility for the Management of Change system on behalf of the entire business. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring the MoC process is fit for purpose as well as ensuring it is implemented effectively. This responsibility starts with the initiation of an MoC and ends with final closure.
The Waterflood and Management of Change Engineering Manager reports to the Engineering Services Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities to include:
* Provision of engineering support to the Waterflood Operations Manager. This support will range from minor problem solving through to the development of scopes of work for major brownfield projects.
* Responsibility for the successful implementation of the Management of Change process.
* Contract management. This may include the entire contracting process, from the development of scopes of work through to contract award and implementation.
* Guide and mentor Iraqi engineers
* Conduct and lead root cause failure analysis.
* Participate in or lead incident investigations.
* Provide analytical troubleshooting skills to the Waterflood team.
* Apply fit for purpose, simple and pragmatic engineering solutions to a wide array of operational challenges.
* Exhibit leadership and coaching skills for more Junior National staff.
* Follow safe work practices.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Extensive proven experience within the oil and gas industry, a significant portion of which should be onshore experience. Middle East experience is preferred.
* Experience of extensive, mature operations dealing with the typical challenges that arise such as asset integrity, obsolete equipment, lack of documentation etc.
* Experience of brownfield projects, acting either for the Client or the Contractor
* Experience of managing contracts.
* Experience with managing an MoC process.

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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