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  • Job reference: RMS0119496

Offshore Engineering & Construction Surveyor - Brazil and Gulf of Mexico

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/12/2012
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The Company:
Our client is a major operator seeking a Contract Offshore Engineering & Construction Surveyor - Survey On Site Representative working on short term assignments in Brazil and Gulf of Mexico.

The Role:
Offshore Engineering & Construction Surveyor - OSR’s primary function is to ensure compliance with the survey & positioning requirements, by continuously monitoring the services provided to the organization. To ensure customer requirements are met and customer risks are managed, with special emphasis on HSE, asset and information integrity.

• Audit compliance of survey operations with approved procedures in accordance with the contract. Review survey design, applicable pipeline routing, positioning system design & installation, data
interpretation & analysis, ensuring appropriate government, regulatory, and corporate requirements are met, etc.
• Review survey procedures developed by the survey contractor and
provide input.
• Participate in Survey Procedure review meetings in the office (Houston), or onboard the Survey Vessel.
• Monitor mobilization and acceptance trials.
• Check all positioning equipment’s calibrations to ensure they are operating within manufacturers specifications. Including any vessel dockside calibration, DGNSS health checks, Gyro calibration, and USBL calibrations for review & approvals.
• Ensure on-line navigation database is current and complete. Independently check Geodetic Parameters used in the navigation system.
• Ensure survey team is fully aware of the required deliverables.
• Monitor for proper Change Control and Management of Change when procedures are deviated. Verify/Review risk assessments for planned tasks.
• Represent Geomatics to internal and external customers including governmental authorities, partners, and contractors regarding survey issues both technical and regulatory.
• Understand the management tools used to maintain health, safety and environmental standards.
• Familiarize with the operational and emergency procedures at a particular worksite and the available logistic arrangements.
• Promote and preserve HSE through appropriate planning, auditing, inspections, and participation in HEMP, HAZID, and HAZOP, etc.
• Ensure active participation in job safety analyses, or tool box talks briefing, so that risks and hazards are adequately addressed.
• Familiarize with the project’s operations and other facilities or potential SIMOPs in the area during execution.
• Familiarize with environmental conditions and operational limitations.
• Familiarize with Permit to work requirements, and liaise with appropriate focal points.
• Safeguard Confidentiality of information.
• Analyze the operational and technical performance of survey resources, identifying the weaknesses and translating into remedial actions with the aim to improve performance, quality,
value and cost effectiveness of services delivered to customers.
• Post job debrief and feedback regarding relevant information.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Geomatics (B.Sc) degree or technical college Survey Certificate/Diploma preferred with relevant Geomatics Operations experience in the Oil and Gas Business.
• Offshore management experience. Held client representative role for at least 100 days offshore.
• Highly motivated individual with effective communication skills in a range of situations.
• Have a strong business sense coupled with the commitment to deliver step changes in terms of project efficiency and profitability.
• Needs to be a "self starter" and not afraid to challenge existing norms and to "bounce" ideas around.
• Individual will be required to have the appropriate certificate, and
• HSSE training (see list below) prior to going offshore.

• Government issued Identification (or Passport on certain vessels)
• Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) (Validity/Renewal requirement “5yrs”)
• FTW (minimum req) - Fitness to Work Certification (Validity/Renewal requirement “2yrs”)
• FTW (on certain v
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