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  • Job reference: RMS0095167

Development Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Uxbridge
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/07/2011
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (08/08/11)
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Job Title: Development Engineer
Job Location: Uxbridge
Rate/Salary: Negotiable
Duration: Ongoing
Residency: uk

The Company:
An International Oil and Gas Operator.

The Role:
The Development Engineer reports to the New Development Lead. The role is to assist Senior Development Engineers in the progression and timely delivery of production growth opportunities from exploration / appraisal into production by providing surface facilities input into development planning activities.

1. Provide subsea, pipeline and topside engineering input to new developments, prospect evaluation and business development opportunities.
2. Prepare contractors / 3rd party operators scope of work, contractor evaluation and selection process.

3. Develop field development concepts and cost estimates using QUESTOR software. Provide input on identification of key long lead items and their lead times for integration into development plans.

4. Participate in peer reviews / assists and NIDP gate reviews.

5. Work with the subsurface, production chemistry, commercial, D&C, SESR and project controls to generate technical, commercial and economic field development solutions. Optimise the value of the solutions through the application of and participation within the NIDP process.

7. Review, coordinate input and ensure consistency between key development technical deliverables eg. FDP, BOD,

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
1. Previous experience in process engineering. Previous experience of field development concept role within a consultancy, contractor or an operator would be advantageous.


2. General experience of process design, flow assurance, process simulations, separation, sweetening, power generation, pipeline entry specifications, offshore operations, pipelines, metallurgy and subsea installation methods / construction. In addition experience with FPSOs, jackets and other substructures would be an advantage.


3. Familiar with technical work as well as project cost estimating, schedules and development economics.

4. Show integrity, motivation and be a self starter. Clear written (report writing is an essential skill) and be comfortable making presentations to management.

5. Previous oil and gas experience, including North sea

6. BSc or BEng in Chemical Engineering or equivalent

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Claus Henriksen at Fircroft on + 44 1925 25 5691
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