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  • Job reference: RMS0112635

Rig Auditor (DP and Marine)

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: London and South East - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/07/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (03/08/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client is a leading Oil & Gas operator

The Role:
The position is for a Rig Auditor (DP And Marine) to be based within the Safety & Operational Risk Audit Group reporting to the Director of Rig Auditing. The successful individual will work with the other rig auditors on assignments at various worldwide locations. Peers of this position will include S&OR auditors and verifiers. The Rig Auditor (DP and Marine) position does not have subordinates but may lead multi discipline audit teams.


In support of the wells organisation operations, the rig audit group responds to specific audit requests, including marine assurance audits, and rig acceptance audits. The work will involve assessing both deepwater MODU’s, including semisubmersibles ,drillships, moored and jack up MODUs against industry standards, documenting gaps and communicating key findings to senior management.

Work will be to the standards and processes based on BP’s Drilling and Well Operations Practice, Group Standards, Engineering Technical Practice, internationally recognized standards such as SOLAS, Classification Rules, lessons learnt from recorded incidents, good operational practice and local/regional governmental legislation. Key roles and responsibilities include:
- Liaise with Drilling Contractors and the Global Wells Organisation to work to audit goals / guidelines
- Ability to gather, analyse, and use information, and experience to objectively determine and assess the operational drilling and safety risks
- Ensure that any findings are fully understood by Drilling Contractor and the Global Wells Organisation
- Champion HSSE at all times and represent the rig audit group in a professional manner.
- Convey the audit team’s expectations and obligations regarding safety.
- Stop an unsafe act if witnessed and immediately report any unsafe conditions
- Write comprehensive technical reports in a timely manner.
- Self-motivated and able to work independently.
- Maintain up to date knowledge relating to new safety and technical standards, industry best practices, etc
- Ability to effectively review equipment inspection and maintenance records to determine current status and conformance with performance standards

- Execute audit demands against audit schedule
- Ability to work within and lead multi discipline audit teams
- Ability to work on own in diverse locations both on and offshore
- Determine key risk areas and effectively communicate these to Drilling Contractor and the Global Wells Organisation to drive safe and compliant
operations
- Personal commitment and proactive approach to HSSE
- Ability to effectively communicate and interact with operations staff and management at all levels
- Ability to write comprehensive technical reports
- Review DP FMECA studies

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Minimum qualification is Master Mariner (STCW 95) certificate (unlimited). Preferably educated to degree level with knowledge of naval architecture being seen as an advantage.

DP knowledge is essential with focus on deepwater drilling operations would be an advantage

Oil industry drilling experience including deepwater

Knowledge of industry standards such as SOLAS, Classification Rules, IMCA, API, legislation, etc

Good knowledge or experience with towing or operations of MODUs.

Experience as Marine Superintendent, Marine Surveyor in a Classification Society or similar role.

Offshore survival and health certificates including HUET are essential. Candidates must be able to obtain the necessary safety and health certificates to allow for offshore work.

A demonstrable technical audit, safety audit or general auditing track record as an audit team leader will be an advantage.

Good knowledge of marine rig operations including DP systems, mooring system hardware a
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