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Operation Engineer (Senior)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Indonesia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 19/03/2014
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The Company:
Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. With a workforce of 80,000 employees, Our Company operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future.

The Role:
Reporting to the Project Operations Manager during the project phase, the Operations Engineer makes a key contribution to shaping the engineering design of the project and ensuring its operational readiness. There are several roles that all start in the engineering contractors office, and subsequently move to site for construction, commissioning and start-up. The post holder may transfer to Production Division after start-up. The main parts of the role will be:
• To develop the operations and maintenance strategies required for operating phase, including estimated plant availability and operating costs;
• Assist in evaluation of trade-off decisions and influence development of the engineering design; follow up lessons learned incorporation into the engineering design until it closed out.
• To deliver major parts of the operational readiness plan;
• To participate in the recruitment, training and competency assessment of the operations team;
• Establish operational systems to control, manage and optimise performance of the plant once operational The post holder may transfer to Production Division after start-up.
• Seek out and embed operations knowledge and lessons learned into the design and equipment selection of the facility. Participate in document and model reviews to ensure operational requirements are incorporated. Participate in Engineering Assurance activities including HAZID, HAZOP and Project HSSE Reviews.
• Prepare base case plant availability assessments for the plant and develop an initial estimate of operating costs.
• Deliver assigned sections of the operational readiness plan, including:
- Demonstrate HSSE leadership in establishing operational practices which include high standards for health, safety and environmental performance. Establish and embed a safe system of work. - Review operations and start-up plan and procedures to ensure technical quality and operability.
- Participate in factory acceptance tests and in commissioning activities on site.
- Provide technical and operational review for completed and commissioned systems, prior to handover to operations.
- Provide technical supports in the preparation and execution of a safe and efficient start of the plant
- Plan and execute plant performance tests following start-up
- Coordinate the interface with the Regional Operations.
• Participate in recruitment and training of the operations team:
- Participate in recruitment of Supervisors and operations technicians.
- Manage competency database for technicians and supervisory staff. Track performance and progress against targets to ensure team is in place and competent well ahead of start-up.
• Post start-up, establish operational systems that are compliant with OUR COMPANY Operating Management System and manage deliver against annual performance contracts.
- Manage operational HSE and production risks
- Develop and embed integrated field planning and production efficiency improvement processes
- Manage vendors and support contracts
• Troubleshoot plant during early stage of operation to establish steady operation of the plant.
• Devise and execute procedures for plant performance tests to verify that plant capacity and capability meets the engineering design.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Engineering Degree, or alternative qualification supported by field experience.
• Min 15 years experience within the oil, gas or chemical industry in an engineering or operational support role.
• Experience of managing a team in an operational site environment. Experience of coaching and developing staff.
• Responsibility for supervising the day to day operation of an oil or gas facility, including safety, integrity, and production optimisation.
• Demonstrably strong HSSE leadership, risk management skills and process safety awareness.
• Willing and able to be mobile in support of the project.
- Hold Indonesia citizenship

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Chartered / Professional engineer status
• Operations experience may include onshore, offshore or subsea experience. Breadth of experience is an advantage.
• Experience of working with an engineering contractor on a major project.
• Knowledge and experience of operational readiness for a new facility, ideally gained through experience on a major project.
• Experience of participating in factory acceptance tests and commissioning of equipment.
• Experience of working in a multicultural environment ideally in Most of World location.
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