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Mechanical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Scotland
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/12/2020
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
The primary purpose of this position is to provide discipline engineering support to UK operations to ensure equipment integrity and regularity

* Ensure that all activities are carried out in a safe and environmentally prudent manner complying with all regulatory requirements, legislation, Asset specific Performance Standards and Engineering Standards.
* Responsible for defining equipment/system performance standards and specifications of new equipment
* Responsible for monitoring equipment/system performance initiating and ensuring corrective actions.
* Responsible for discipline engineering and maintenance support to UK operations

Areas of Responsibility Competence Level:
* Provide discipline support to UK operated assets.
* Establish long term facility modification & maintenance plans/programs to ensure cost effective operation and asset integrity throughout facility lifetime.
* Provide input and strategy for activities related to transition from old to new facilities, including participating in review of outstanding workload and optimisation of modification portfolio.
* Responsible to provide budget input/scope for maintenance and modifications.
* Responsible for continuously challenging technical solutions, engineering performance and cost of modification projects.
* Provide engineering responses and solutions to Technical Queries.
* Project "champion" in Modification projects FEL 1 and 2 phases, and support FEL 3 and execution.
* Provide an optimised preventive maintenance program, including detailed work packages for UK Operated Assets.
* Follow up of Research and Development projects.
* Provide technical support to Operations teams when requested.
* Responsible for equipment performance including spare part management and warranty follow up.
* Provide plans to manage obsolete equipment so that it does not impact safety or business performance.
* Adhere to contract management processes and ensure vendor delivery is robustly managed for any assigned contracts.
* Any other reasonable duty as per instruction by your manager

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Engineering Degree required
* Chartered Engineer Status and Corporate Member of a professional body preferred.
* Understanding of processes required to meet HSE objectives. Fully conversant with UK regulatory environment
* Understanding of Corporate and Local budget, maintenance and project management processes and tools
* Able to drive continuous improvement and to instigate and make change happen.
* Significant operational and engineering experience.
* Set ambitious, yet realistic goals and targets, and consistently achieve these.
* Previous relevant technical experience
* Offshore experience
* Self-driven. Strong personal leadership and drive toward teamwork. Ability to perform effectively within a strong peer group and to drive toward optimal business solutions
* Good communicating, influencing, negotiating and networking skills. Builds excellent relationships. Respected internally and externally
* Awareness of HSEQ Policies and Business Management System (BMS)

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