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  • Job reference: RMS0112321

Senior Subsea Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/07/2012
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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:
•Ensure safety specifications for wells equipment and well operations are reached and or maintained.
•Investigate on any Subsea well abnormal behaviour; propose remedial actions to maintain well availability and safety.
•Coordinate the specification and selection of new subsea trees and completion equipment, taking into account the QA/QC concern.
•During subsea campaign:
oOrganise pre-job meetings and risk assessment as required
oSupervise specialist contractors activities
oReport problems and investigation results and review the programme of operations
•Accountable for the execution and delivery of operations according to the written procedures
•Preparation and supervision of the subsea operations including:
oEngineering scope of supply definition
oSystem integration test supervision
oPlan, prepare and supervise the subsea campaign
oEnsure completeness of well handover
oDeliver end of well report content
oDemobilise, maintain and preserve customer owned equipment via nominated OEM/Contractor
•Provide expertise on subsea completion and subsea well servicing interventions.
•Plan for the subsea wells abandonment programme follow-up and realisation
•Act as engineer in-charge/responsible for discipline specific, subsea interventions jobs (e.g. equipment replacement)
•Supervise contractors work when required
•Manage contractors delivery performance, ensuring service provision is contractually compliant
•Review technical studies. Comment/make recommendations
•Assist in the preparation and follow up of the subsea section of well services and operations budget. Develop and submit costing/budgets of specific jobs or parts of large jobs
•Support the generation of AFE’s and planning
•Manage contractors financial compliance with company’s contract agreements
•Liaise with departments in charge of the various sites and other Company groups to achieve the operations within agreed timescale and budget
•Company representative on MODU. LWI and MSV vessels, liaising with contractors to ensure that work obligations are carried out satisfactorily.
•Identify compliance within company and statutory standards
•Maintain in a state of readiness the subsea intervention equipment
•Prepare and keep up to date subsea procedures
•Supervise maintenance of subsea spares including all documentation
•Ensuring that adequate human and technical resources are available at the work sites to allow safe operations.
•Ensure personnel receive adequate instructions to carry out their task safely.
•Ensuring any hazard or incident is reported immediately in accordance with Company procedure.
•Ensure that contractor selection is carried out in accordance with Company requirements and that safety and environmental assessments are part of the selection process
•Mentor junior staff and provide support for professional development

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•The job holder should be educated to degree level and demonstrate high level of technical knowledge in the Subsea area with appropriate experience in Subsea Engineering design, manufacture or offshore drilling operations
•The job holder should have good working knowledge of internal and external rules, standards and procedures in the environmental areas, awareness of Well Control company directives and be trained to level appropriate to statutory regulations
•Planning, management and negotiation skills should be clearly demonstrable
•Fluent spoken and written English compulsory and fluency in spoken and written French is highly desirable
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