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Assistant team Leader Fabric Maintenance

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: The Hague
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 15/03/2013
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The Company:
Our client has been engaged in the exploration and production of natural gas in the Netherlands and the North Sea Continental Shelf since 1964. In the Dutch sector of the North Sea, gas is produced from 22 platforms and 3 subsea production installations. Most of the platforms are unmanned and remotely operated; four have gas treatment facilities.

The Role:
Job Dimensions :

To coordinate, support and control the Off-shore Scaffolding/Painting/Insulation performed under specific Contract in order to ascertain that the yearly paint scope of Work and Ad-Hoc/ Daily Work will be executed i.e. According to the Scope of Work, Company Specifications, and procedures and within schedule and cost. Support as and when required te structural maintenance repair.

Value of the supervised contracts (millions Euros) :>5
Coordinates the painting/scaffolding and Insulation contractors for campaigns and ad hoc / daily works with offshore supervisor.

Contaxt and environment :
Extent of freedom to plan and arrange the activities within the boundaries related to planning and available budget.
The location of the field activities are geographically wide spread, 5 treating centers and 18 satallite platforms offshore.
Planned activities may be disrupted by ad hoc operational and or logistical problems.
Flexibility to adapt plans.
Ensures that the campain Ad Hoc work or projects are carried out in accordance with the Authorities requirements and Company Rules and specifications.

The Job holder has as well an inspection role thus to insure quality of services given by contractors and appropiate


Production Related :
To optimize campain, structural repair and ad hoc activities in liason offshore supervisor and production team.
To anticipate potential problems and downgraded situations.
Contributes to optimize the preperation of annual program and long term planning of activities along with inspection.

Quality Related :
To monitor and control contractors achievements in accordance with contractual requirements in areas such as, technical requirements, cost, planning but not limited to and ensure the work is carried out as per contract terms and conditions and Company quality standards.
To ensure that health, safety and environment rules are observed and to ensure that safe working practices are carried out by contractor to avoid man hours/days lost due to accidents for the duration of the project.
To initiate, to chair and to prepare job safety analyses to indentify hazards at the early phase and to develop remedial actions for a safe exucution of the work.

Maintenance Related :
To manage mainly campain interfaces, structural repair and scaffolding with others : Engineering, other sub-projects, operation, maintenance contractor to look for consistencies in activities to be performed and avoidings gaps or overlaps in interfaces.
Give support to all department for paint touch-up using fix team thus to keep installation in its optimum condition.
Give support for fasteners, structural anomalies, corrosion issues and report on visuel inspection related to paint and insulation but not limited to.

Maintenance Engineering Related :
To provide assistance, to advice, recommend and to propose engineering innovative technical and economic solutions in view of improving quality, work efficiency, planning attendance and safety at work.

General :
To contribute to the budgets preperation and follow -up taking into account long and short term plan.
To prepare the scope of work for painting campaigns, small structural maintenance project and repair. Establish a clear and sounds work definition and work program.
To prepare and to apply procedures to monitor and to control the campain activities.
To prepare scope and analysis of calls to tender and contribute to verification and validation of quotes.
To represent company in dealing with suppliers and external contruction companies
To report on regular basis to direct hierarchy about progress made including technical, contractual and cost matters to highlight early any potential delay and/or increase.
To indentify deficiencies and to develop solutions to identified campaign problems to avoid delays and increase of costs.
To contribute to the plan attainment in his section


Job has to be performed autonomous in a remote on- and offshore environment

Job also includes management of mini projects with the aim of remaining within the agreed budget, the completion schedule, the statement of requirements and the company HSE rules. In this situation employee reports directly Maintenance Support Section Head.

The management of ad Hoc / Daily work consists mainly of :
- Definition by means of request forms;
- Development and implementation requested work orders;
- Coordinates, support and control the offshore Painting/Scaffolding/Structural repair supervisors making maximum use of the available competence within the maintenance support
- Definition of authorities and responsibilities of each member part of the team;
- Informing the direct hierarchy regarding the ongoing project status;
- Preperation of contract/purchase order plan in accordance with project plan;
- Contribution to define the contracting-ou policy with the relevant entities.


To give clear instructions and responsibilities to contractors in order that they feel at ease and motivated.
To be accountable, in addition to quality and good engineering practice, of the planning and cost that must be a permanent concern
To make necessary arbitration between different disciplines, the only criteria being the benefit of the overall campain/project within good HSE practice.
To maintain good relationships with contractors being flexible enough but also strict when necessary to achieve the objectives of the Campaign/Project.
To liaise with Safety, Cost, Planning and Administration sections to improve effectiveness of the team.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

Qualification :
Degree in Chemical industry technology/ Structural Engineering or equivalent

Related fields :
Structural Engineering, Project management with regards to piping, mechanical, painting inspection, and scaffolding work

Behavior skills :
Organizational capabilities, capable to lead and coach a team, communicative and service minded

Experience :
Experience in supervision of project/construction including Painting/ Scaffolding and Insulation activities for at least 5 years
CMMS Administration with SAP would be appreciated
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