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  • Job reference: RMS0134080

Subsea Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/12/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (13/01/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
My Client is a global market leader among the world’s integrated energy companies – applying innovative technologies to discover and develop valuable energy resources, providing high-quality products to the marketplace to meet growing energy needs and is proud to be a part of this vital industry and has a net Income of over $3.5 billion.

The Role:
Working as part of a small team who are responsible for delivering all of my clients UK based subsea diving activities. In particular, the upcoming West Brae Subsea Well Extension Project, that involves the installation of a new subsea manifold at the West Brae location, and the connection of that to some of the existing subsea wells, and the connection of a future well. In addition, the successful candidate will work on the emerging Inspection, Repair and Maintenance Work scopes that relate to the West Brae field, and the other fields operated by my client.

The successful candidate will report to the Subsea Systems Technical Authority.
In addition to supporting the on-going diving works, the team are responsible for the development of strategies with respect to ongoing technical challenges relating to the installed Subsea systems, and associated Subsea control systems including umbilicals.
The installed equipment utilises various original equipment manufacturers equipment, and various technologies, that have been applied successfully over the past twenty years.

In particular, the following workscopes have been identified for the candidate:

• Manage the replacement of four subsea gas lift choke inserts onto the XMT’s located at West Brae
• Manage the replacement of a number of life expired hydraulic hoses located at Central Brae
• Manage the replacement of C3 Subsea Control Module at Central Brae
• Manage the replacement of Braemar Subsea Control Module at Braemar
• Manage the West Brae umbilical integrity testing
• Support the replacement of the West Brae Subsea Control Module at West Brae

With regard to these identified workscopes, the candidate would be expected to:

• Provide scopes of work to subsea installation contract and approve all subsea installation/commissioning procedures
• Provide additional information as required to the subsea installation contractor
• Manage the specification, delivery, inspection and FAT of all materials required for the works
• Manage integration testing if applicable
• Interface with other departments such as Drilling, Integrity and Operations
• Travel offshore on the DSV to manage these workscopes

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The position requires a candidate who has knowledge of piping systems, valves, manifold structures and subsea control equipment typical of a multi-well subsea development.

My client has a variety of different generations of subsea production control systems, however excluding the Braemar system, these were all manufactured by Aker Solutions, or its predecessors. Although looking for a subsea engineer, my client requires a level of competence in relation to control systems, as the work scopes all interface with the subsea production control systsems.

Successful candidate shall be qualified to degree level in a relevant discipline, have an excellent command of written and spoken English, a high degree of computer literacy and Microsoft software.

A minimum of ten years experience of the design, modification and maintenance of subsea systems is expected, and experience with an Installation Contractor would be beneficial.

The Successful candidate shall hold a current offsh
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