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Rig Asset Electrical Project Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Azerbaijan
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/05/2013
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The Role:
The Rig Asset Management (RAM) EQ Project Engineer will be responsible for the repair / upgrade and optimization of the company-owned offshore drilling rig installations in collaboration with the Drilling Contractor and Engineering Contractors. The RAM EQ Project Engineer has expertise within the Drilling, Completion & Intervention (DC&I) disciplines with focus on drilling and rig related equipment and is the primary source of technical advice to the organizational Technical Authorities (TA). The role requires close alignment with the well operations teams in Baku and personnel in similar roles in both the North Sea & Gulf of Mexico.

Key accountabilities:

• Direct our Engineering Contractors toward timely and cost efficient delivery of rig related equipment repairs, modifications and upgrades.
• Serve as a technical expert for drilling and rig related equipment.
• Advise the DC&I TA, Wells Manager and Engineering Authority on issues relating to technical integrity and regulatory compliance.
• Manage the planning and scheduling activities for delivery of rig related equipment repairs, modifications and upgrades.
• Manage the corrective actions of weaknesses and inefficiencies in the current rig systems and equipment, and approve cost effective repairs / upgrades / replacements / modifications as identified by studies.
• Manage rig equipment upgrade / modification engineering studies for safety critical issues and implementation of expedient and cost effective solutions.
• Manage the interface with our Vendors/Suppliers, Engineering Contractors and Drilling Contractors to implement agreed solutions and optimizations.
• Manage factory acceptance tests (FATs) and QA/QC of all new rig equipment for existing rigs.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• University Degree or Technology Certificate in Engineering.
• Minimum 10 years experience in rig repair / upgrade / modification management both technical and operational.
• Industrial experience, including a combination of hands on, supervisory and engineering activity.
• Ability to judge the sufficiency of personnel capability (staff, contractors and vendors) for the scope of his/her Engineering responsibility.
• Understands the principles of risk management. Ability to initiate and participate in task risk assessments.
• Experience in participating in HAZOPS and HAZIDS for MOC proposals.
• Strong project management background in rig equipment upgrade and modifications.
• Strong drilling facilities E&I equipment knowledge.
• Good working knowledge of drilling control systems.
• Strong interpersonal skills with a focus on Team work.
• Knowledge in FMEA (Failure Mode Equipment Analysis).
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