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Geophysical and Geotechnical Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Qatar
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 03/10/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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Ensure safety and timely completion of projects.
Ensure Company rules, specifications and procedures are followed in the execution of projects.
Ensure Technical Authority role for the Geophysical/Geotechnical & Geohazards disciplines.
Activities carried out in a major and strategic oil producing field consisting of 33 platforms, 300 wells & 2 FSOs
Technically manage and coordinate the Geophysical/Geotechnical Survey Frame Agreement for the Company.
Carry out studies and survey campaigns to support Company development and daily activities.
Liaise as required with Company shareholders Technical Authorities and committees. ACTIVITIES
Ensure and promote the application of Company HSE and Safety Engineering rules and specifications
Ensure that contractors comply at all times with safety rules and provide the required HSE documentation related to the survey operations taking actions as required in case of disregards.
Identify and assess local technical survey specialist for further recruitment
Elaborate and Conduct competence enhancement program (knowledge transfer) of local specialist
Supervise activities of local specialist (if any)
Desktop study for site assessment using base maps and satellites imageries provided by Geomatics department as well as the Geophysical and Geotechnical site investigations data.
Know the geological surface, especially sedimentary, structural and geomorphologic processes, and their impact in terms of geological hazards.
Know the geophysical signatures and geological indicators of geohazards that may adversely affect the offshore oil and gas installations.
Mastering the interpretation of seismic data, mainly 2D and-or 3D seismic, but also high-resolution and potential methods data to specific offshore site reconnaissance surveys.
Mastering the integration of hydrographic and geotechnical data, from different sources and with different resolutions. to allow a thorough interpretation of the seabed and sub-seabed conditions for the installation of drilling and field development structures.
Use of seismic attributes, analogue and geotechnical data for potential geohazards detection.
Define, specify and carry out necessary technical studies in order to propose robust and optimized technical solutions.
Interact proactively with other Company entities involved in the studied technical subjects (Drilling, FO, Marine, HSE, Geosciences).
Provide robust and reliable geohazards reports required prior to drilling operations.
Support preparation of the drilling activities with respect to jack up rig installation by ensuring minimum required data are available, by defining risk areas and simulating legs penetration and soil reaction.
Evaluate, plan and execute the geotechnical/geophysical surveys needs in an optimized way considering the operations constraints.
Prepare scope of work, cost estimates, budgets, technical dossiers for CFTs packages for offshore geophysical and geotechnical operations.
Lead the technical review of the bidders proposals and prepare technical recommendations accordingly.
Participate proactively in the scoping, CFT process, award and technical management of any Frame Agreement for geotechnical/geophysical offshore survey activities.
Review and approve contractors deliverables from offshore campaign preparation to final geophysical/geotechnical reports.
Supervision of HR2D seismic data processing and reprocessing
Plan and organize the supervision of the offshore geophysical/geotechnical campaigns to ensure technical compliance of the contractors with the Contract/Frame Agreement.
Supervise the offshore data acquisition campaigns as Company representative.Plan and conduct contractor's vessel, equipment and personnel pre-mob audits in liaison with HSE and Marine entities.
Develop and implement the necessary technical specifications, working procedures, instructions & tools for this discipline.
Promote and support innovation and cost reduction initiatives in the geophysical/geotechnical disciplines.
Report to Engineering Head regularly with weekly report and when decisions impacting E&C activities must be taken.
Operations in a major and large offshore oil field with many interfaces with other operators of the North Field.
Doha (Qatar) office with possible mission to project premises (onshore/offshore/in the country/outside the country).
Standard office hours, 5 days a week. QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Minimum Qualification: B.Sc. in Geosciences.
15 plus years of experience in Geophysical/Geotechnical for offshore locations and experience in QA/QC.
Good sense of team spirit, leadership, strong interpersonal & soft communication skills. Fluent in English both verbal and written.

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