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Process Technical Authority

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 27/06/2011
  • Time left:
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    (27/07/11)
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Job Title: Process Technical Authority
Job Location: Aberdeen
Rate/Salary: 70000 to 100000
Benefits: Excellent
Duration: PERM
Residency: Uk

The Company:
Our Client is an Independent Global Energy Leader within the Oil and Gas Industry, due to expansion in future and ongoing projects are actively recruiting for a Process Technical Authority.

The Role:
The successful candidate will:
• Technical Authority for process systems and technology

• Ensure an appropriate suite of technical standards and procedures for the process discipline is in-place and is kept up to-date with the latest best practice / industry standards.

• Ensure technical conformity and compliance with legislation, EU directives and company engineering standards.

• Conduct regular thorough reviews (e.g. 3-yearly) of the process discipline technical standards and procedures to ensure they remain fit for purpose.

• Approve or reject requests for deviations from their discipline technical standards and procedures and ensure these are assessed for risk, documented for action and recorded on a deviations register.

• Onshore technical review of proposals for operating equipment and plant in a non standard way and for recommending (or rejecting) their operation in this manner

• Sign-off, at close-out, of certain Category 1 maintained documentation controlled within the scope of the Engineering Change procedure.

• Ownership (develop, manage and review) of Performance Standards of Safety Critical Elements (SCEs) in support of the company’s UK Verification scheme, proactively monitor SCEs for compliance and for addressing any SCE performance issues with the asset teams.

• Review failures associated with process systems, equipment / SCEs and lead or participate in associated investigations / Root Cause Analysis.

• Carry out review and audit activities in accordance with the requirements of the Operations Integrity Assessment Standard

• Provide input to Engineering Modifications as dictated by the Engineering Change Process

• Represent the company on various external industry bodies with the purpose of keeping abreast of best industry practice, technical issues, new and revised legislation and guidance.

• To give guidance, advice and direction to asset facilities, operational onshore and offshore teams as the Discipline Lead for their engineering discipline.

• Input to key project standards and designs as required and defined within the NIDP process

• Carry out regular installation site visits to liaise with offshore personnel

• Develop and maintain positive and constructive relationships with key stakeholders e.g. OIMs, Field Managers, O&M teams, D&C teams, etc. and hold regular feedback meetings with these stakeholders

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Degree in Chemical Engineering (or equivalent engineering subject)
• Chartered Process/Chemical Engineer

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

If you are interested in working for a leader in the field, contact James McNeaney on 01925 255 688 for an informal non committal. Alternatively send
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