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Operations Readiness and Assurance Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Qatar
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 06/03/2020
  • Duration: direct hire
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The Role:
Scope of Work
The Operations Readiness and Assurance Specialist is accountable for:
Being the focal point and providing assurance for the continual improvement of existing operating procedures to ensure the Company is maintaining the best industry practice.
Providing operational input to HAZOPs, HAZIDs and JSAs as required ensuring safe delivery of projects to offshore.
Reviewing and providing operational comment to brownfield & Major projects to ensure commissioning and start up takes place safely and flawlessly.
Job Dimensions:
Operations Readiness and Assurance Specialist must drive the incident free culture in all aspects of the job. Shall assist in:
Project scope readiness for both Brownfield & Major projects.
Focal Point & Assurance for Procedures and Guidelines.
Assurance of Shut-down scopes and strategy plans.
Project SIMOPS activities readiness.
Support for Job Safety Analyses (JSA).
HAZID/HAZOP identifications.
Continual improvement of Operating Procedures:
Focal for writing and updating of operational procedures to ensure the Company is maintaining best industry practice.
Prepare roll-out package for new procedure incl. procedures which has major and/or critical content revised. Roll-out done via offshore visit or/and VC meetings.
Ensure compliance with operation procedures and guidelines within the asset to ensure process safety, operational safety and plant integrity.
Responsible for ensuring compliance with HSE (occupational and process) legislation, company standards, employee safety and a responsible environment attitude.
Ensure compliance with discipline area processes and standards by all users to maintain safe operations.
Ensure a clear line of sight between procedures and guidelines.
Operational Input to HAZOPS, HAZIDs, JSAs:
Support and review asset specific procedures in aspect of operations readiness to JSA, HAZID/HAZOP.
Work with various departments to identify & achieve best operational practice.
Commissioning and Start-up:
When reviewing projects, exhibit financial prudence in all decisions to ensure company expenditure is optimized.
Assist to optimize an effective and efficient scheduling of work is in place to enhance safety.
Provide operations experience, asset experience and project experience to brownfield and major projects to ensure design is accepted by the offshore community.
Minimize process equipment downtime and operational cost in line with the company objective.
Seek to add value to opportunities through well-coordinated and timely injection of operational requirements and considerations.
Ensure Offshore has good and timely project information. Maintain a good contact to offshore operations.

Profile Required
Qualifications & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or international equivalent
Minimum 5 years' experience in petrochemical, refining, oil/gas exploration or production industries
Experience in offshore commissioning, survey, audit, shut-down & production planning, offshore supervisor and loss management would be an asset.
Demonstrated good cooperation skills.
Fluent in written and spoken English
Experience in a multi-cultural environment
Experience in Greenfield and Brownfield projects
Strong process engineering knowledge
Significant knowledge off offshore oil and gas industry operations at leadership level
Thorough understanding and application of industry process safety guidelines and procedures
Ability to act as a role model to the company's core values and leadership behaviors
Ability to engage and manage stakeholders at all levels

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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