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Offshore Facilities Preservation Lead

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Leatherhead
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/09/2014
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The Company:
A global Oil & Gas operator with extensive operations in the Caspian Region.

The Role:
POSITION REPORTS TO: Offshore Facilities Commissioning Manager
DELIVERY TEAM / FUNCTION: Offshore Facilities
WORK LOCATION: Leatherhead, UK (expected transfer to Baku April 2015)
WORK SCHEDULE: 40 hours per week Mon-Fri (6/2 Rotation Baku)


•Demonstrable HSSE Leadership and personal commitment to Safety
•Awareness of safety management systems.
•Demonstrate a deep understanding of Preservation and cleanliness process
•Track record of experience gained in similar oil and gas / petrochemical / power generation related international projects, in a similar role leading to development of the following skill sets:

o Involvement with Engineering Contractor and Suppliers in design phase.
o Development of Preservation & Cleanliness procedures, check sheets, frequency and tracking
o Commissioning Completion process
o System Handover Process from Construction, Commissioning and to Operations
•Control of Work processes during execution


•Engage with Management, Engineering, Operations & Commissioning to establish expectations and requirements.
•Provide coaching / mentor national and junior team members as necessary
•Engage with the engineering team to ensure preservation requirements are clearly identified
•Take ownership of and develop the preservation philosophy and strategy.
•Develop suite of preservation checklists, routines and procedures consistent with the preservation philosophy and Strategy
•Review available databases / systems for monitoring and control of preservation regime, recommend and implement optimal system
•Identify and procure any additional resources / skills required to implement strategy / administer the database etc.
•Review and ensure that preservation requirements are included on Requisitions / Supplier RFQ’s etc:
•Review Supplier documentation and ensure that engineering have confirmed that preservation requirements are adequate
•Ensure that all Supplier recommendations and requirements are incorporated into preservation procedures and project program.
•Liaise with Engineering to determine preservation requirements for non-skid mounted plant & equipment.
•Liaise With Engineering / Vendors / Contractors to determine possible access and optimal preservation regime for all plant and equipment.
•Ensure Preservation activities are adequately estimated and allowed for within the project integrated plans / Contractors schedules etc.
•Liaise with Commissioning to ensure that critical preservation is not compromised by commissioning testing / procedures
•Liaise with System Handover Management Process (SHMP) co-ordinator to establish comprehensive Tag Database and ensure consistency between databases.
•Attend / be represented at IRN’s for major equipment to ensure correct preservation is applied and reservation regime for on-going project requirements is fully understood.
•Manage and audit Fabricator Resources to ensure de-preservation / re-preservation is properly implemented and recorded:

On receipt at fabrication yard / construction site
On installation
During Commissioning

•Manage and control use, storage and safe disposal of preservation chemicals and materials.
•Identify and manage resources for preservation activities during long term storage / transportation
•Report on Preservation status, progress, outstanding work etc. as required by Management.
•Present Preservation records at points of handover – construction to commissioning and commissioning to operations.
•Develop methodology to ensure preservation history of plant and equipment is transferred effectively into a system where it can be retrieved by operations.
•Record Lessons Learned during Project cycle for future use.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Recognised Process Engineering Qualification, Degree Qualified
(HNC/HND may be considered with appropriate experience)

• Competent in communicating in English language.
• Ability to work on own initiative.
• Good inter-personal skills.
• Ability to produce written reports and procedures.
• Ability to interact with Mechanical-Electrical-Instrument Engineers & Technicians
• Computer literate in MS Word, MS Excel and MS Powerpoint
• Deep understanding of engineering and Process Flow drawings/diagrams.
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