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  • Job reference: RMS0139939

Process Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/06/2014
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The Company:
Our Client is one of the world's largest Oil and Gas companies. Their operations cover the entire energy chain, including oil exploration and production to trading, shipping and refining and marketing of petroleum products, as well as chemicals. Our Client has operations in over 130 countries and has more than 95,000 employees worldwide.

The Role:
• Provide day-to-day engineering support for production activities
• Ensure highest safety standards and continuity/optimisation of hydrocarbon production

• Support offshore and terminal operations teams in the safe and efficient delivery of production targets
• Liaise with platform operations and well performance team to optimise well line up and tune plant equipment for enhanced production.
• Act as a technical resource for the Field Technologist / Operations Team Leader.
• Identify scopes of work to enhance production and safety performance
• Assist with the development and update operating instructions, procedures and routines
• Prepare and review procedures and review work-packs to allow the safe implementation of engineering/construction works
• Ensure daily communication with site teams, review production reports, identify production performance issues and ensure that reporting interfaces are effective and constant
• Liaise with pipeline operators to ensure all activities are co-ordinated between platforms and onshore reception facilities
• Prepare and co-ordinate shutdown tasks, associated materials and services and offshore campaign work programmes
• Review leak testing programmes for shutdown campaign work.
• Assist SE/ENV with liaising with external agencies e.g. DECC on production;/environmental issues such as flare consent, overboard water quality and chemical usage
• Work closely with onshore based well performance, maintenance, inspection and methods teams, business development, projects, subsea and contractor representatives to ensure best practice and technical solutions are delivered
• Undertake regular offshore/site visits to review ongoing work programmes and support operations personnel
• Develop and maintain highly effective and productive relationships with internal and external contacts
• Undertake trouble-shooting activities to resolve issues and participate in HAZOPs as required
• Ensure the change management procedure is correctly applied for all modifications
• Perform duties as proponent engineer for class II mods undertaking Mod assessments as required
• Keep asset data-book up-to-date and issue departmental deliverables such as dashboards on time
• Attend safety related meetings as a representative of Operations: Risk Assessment, HAZOP, HAZID, SIL Assessment.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree in Process/Mechanical/Chemical Engineering or equivalent
Appropriate experience in oil and gas process/production
Good knowledge of onshore/offshore/pipeline process and production systems
Good computer skills – technical, office, process modelling systems, etc.
Knowledge of industry norms and specifications
Experience of working on an operations site environment, either on or offshore

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