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Senior Rig Equipment Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Sakhalin
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/09/2014
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The Role:
The successful candidate will provide discipline support the Rig Projects team and the Rig Operational teams. Aim is to ensure that the major rig equipment components are brought and kept in line with HSE, well control and operational requirements. Currently major well control equipment is the single most important part of the job scope. Furthermore upgrades involving mud & cement pumps, mud centrifuges, spare travelling equipment, etc. are planned and a major revamp or replacement of one of the rigs will take place.
The job is additional to and providing a check-and-balance for the work scope of the Drilling Contractor and the (Drilling Specialist) Engineering Support Contractor.
The position is resourced by back-to-back rotation. The opposite number, to whom the candidate will also report, is a company staff Senior Engineer with a well engineering background.

Key Responsibilities:
• As the prime rig equipment expert advise Rig Projects Team and Rig Operational Teams on any rig equipment issues.
• Identify and technically specify major well control equipment to make and keep rigs compliant
• Manage off-site re-certification and manufacturing of newly purchased well control equipment, including QA/QC.
• Prepare and control budget and schedule to ensure availability of well control equipment for all rigs, including contingency sets..
• Identify and specify other major rig equipment as required for compliance and high operational performance.
• Prepare technical specifications for purchasing new major rig equipment (e.g. additional mud & cement pumps, spare travelling equipment, mud centrifuges, etc)
• Provide rig equipment related input to the Rig Upgrade project
• Provide quality reports on the status and outlook of each work item at the end of every trip.
• Seamless handover and follow-up with back-to-back rotator

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Must Have
• Outstanding knowledge of rig equipment, in particular well control equipment
• Solid previous experience in purchasing, installing, operating and maintaining this equipment
• Basic understanding of project management
• Excellent communication and team working skills
• Engineering degree (e.g. mechanical) preferred (candidates without the above formal qualifications will be considered based on significant relevant experience).
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