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  • Job reference: RMS0171046

Mechanical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/09/2016
  • Duration: 12 months
The Company:
Our Client uses its pioneering spirit to responsibly deliver energy to the world. This purpose transcends all of the clients operations. The Company conducts its business to return maximum value to shareholders while utilizing a wealth of knowledge and resources from its employees and acting responsibly in all communities in which it operates. With more than 30,000 employees, our Client works worldwide to consistently deliver top performance, value and to maintain the companys global market

The Role:
The primary purpose of this position is to provide discipline engineering support to UK operations to ensure equipment integrity and regularity.

This role specifically covers the mechanical aspects of; valves, HVAC, evacuation equipment, mechanical handling and firefighting.

Accountabilities and End Results:
-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.
-Responsible for Technical Controlling Documents for engineering discipline.

-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.
-Respond to technical queries.
-Provide technical ownership of minor modifications through FEL and execution phases.
-Provide optimised preventive maintenance program, including detailed work packages for UK operated facilities.
-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.
-Responsible for contract management for relevant contracts.
-Deputise for and assist both the Mechanical Handling & Valve Technical Authorities with:
-Lead and develop functional excellence and continuous improvement within the relevant engineering disciplines.
-Focal point for relevant standards and ownership of relevant Technical Controlling documents.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Core Technical Experience
-Understanding of processes required to meet HSE objectives. Fully conversant with UK regulatory environment.
-Significant previous relevant technical experience.
-Offshore experience.
-Significant operational and engineering experience.

-Technical University degree (BEng/ BSc or higher).

Personal Characteristics
-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.
-Able to drive continuous improvement and to instigate and make change happen.
-Set ambitious, yet realistic goals and targets, and consistently achieve these.
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