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Rig Maintenance & Integrity Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Azerbaijan
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/12/2013
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The Role:
Location: Onshore (occasional offshore visits may be required)
Schedule: 28 on / 28 off

The Rig Maintenance Specialist will;

* Report directly to the Rig Engineering Maintenance Lead and is key member of the Rig Engineering Team.
* Provide expertise within the D&C Engineering discipline and is the primary source of technical advice to the Technical Authorities - Engineering, the Wells Managers and Engineering Authority.
* Be responsible for the oversight of repair, maintenance and optimization of rig equipment in collaboration with the Drilling Contractor, Equipment suppliers, Clients PSCM and the Reliability and Maintenance Team.
* Assess the processes and systems in place, and to interface with the rig crews on potential improvements.
* Serve as a Technical Specialist for drilling rig and equipment.
* Advise the TA, Wells Manager and Engineering Authority on issues relating to technical integrity and regulatory compliance.
* Be the resident technical expert on the rigs and rig equipment for each client, or Contractor, rig working in Azerbaijan.
* Review and consult on all relevant MoC’s relating to their work fronts.
* Identify weaknesses and inefficiencies in the current rig systems and equipment, and recommend cost effective repairs / upgrades / replacements as identified by studies.
* Monitor, coordinate and ensure scheduled preventive maintenance is compliant with timing and standards, both Safety Critical Elements and standard equipment. Ensure and challenge scheduled preventive maintenance and schedules to align with the business cost and production strategies. Prioritize safety critical issues and implement expedient solutions.
* Interface closely with Vendors/Suppliers and Drilling Contractor to implement agreed solutions and optimizations.
* Interface with other functions as per the Facilities Interface Maintenance document
* Manage Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs) and QA/QC of all new rig equipment for existing rigs.
* Manage and ensure compliance and industry standards for rig maintenance and rig equipment for all the company rig units.
* Participate in regular audits/reviews and Incident Investigations in relation to compliance to rig maintenance standards.
* Be responsible for the documented close out of all rig maintenance / equipment related audits and support the Operational Teams on all audit close out actions as required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Diploma in Engineering or other related Technical discipline
* Minimum 10 years maintenance experience with Major Oil Company/Major Drilling Contractor/ Marine transport or combination of.
* Minimum 5 years Experience of Maintenance Management System
* Supervisory experience

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Engineering Degree (BSc or equivalent)
* Experience of developing and implementation maintenance strategies.
* New build facilities experience
* Rig Audit experience
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