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  • Job reference: RMS0142344

Senior Subsea & Pipeline Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/08/2014
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The Company:
Our Client is one of the world's largest Oil and Gas companies. Their operations cover the entire energy chain, including oil exploration and production to trading, shipping and refining and marketing of petroleum products, as well as chemicals. Our Client has operations in over 130 countries and has more than 95,000 employees worldwide.

The Role:
• A project manager with asset integrity experience to optimise availability of the assets. Asset integrity experience requires both a thorough understanding of subsea inspection, repair and maintenance and reactive fault rectification. The assets engineer requires understanding of both subsea pipeline and subsea controls and the commercial environment including production impacts of any work. The most important particular skill for this person is the pipeline IRM understanding. A good general knowledge of all subsea activities is key, as is the ability to project-manage and comply with corporate processes.

• Management of offshore vessel campaigns activities including arranging any required audits and derogations as well as the appointment of offshore reps
• Communication of status, plans and progress on issues related to an asset via a weekly report
• Maintenance of Company Management System documents as required
• Offshore mobilisation as Senior Technical Rep on both DSVs and Platforms
• Routine Offshore site visits (typically 3 per year)
• Long term planning related to a specific asset(s)
• Undertake Duty Engineer responsibilities.
Inspection, Repair, Monitoring (IRM) and Asset Fault Diagnosis and Remediation
• Know and understand the asset (understand design intent, understand degradation mechanisms, understand what and how to inspect and monitor to mitigate degradation, know the repair options)
• Follow Company Rules and General Specifications for asset integrity.
• Maintain IRM and asset condition (AIMS) database
• Ensure adequate spares
• Keep asset documentation updated
• Generate subsea and pipeline IRM and breakdown investigation, proposed solutions and repair workscopes for assets, including advice to management on priorities.
• Onshore support to offshore activities
• Technical approval of offshore operations

Project Management
• Management of all Subsea & Pipeline Workscopes related to an asset, including the Management of contractors / vendors / suppliers / consents/ for the workscope.
• Communication of status, plans and progress on issues related to an asset via a weekly report
• Management of contracts specific to an asset
• Management of the budget related to a particular asset(s) including the raising of AFEs as required (typically £4-£6million but for some fields up to £10 million in agreed budget each year.) All planning, including long term planning related to a specific asset(s)
• Where a Pipeline has an interface with another Operator the development and maintenance of a positive relationship on technical issues and ensuring the timely exchange of information related to pipeline integrity.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree in a technical discipline
Relevant technical experience in the offshore oil industry, including working in a project environment
Knowledge and experience of pipeline/subsea operations and related inspection procedures
Experience with the management and control of specialist contracts
Full offshore certification
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