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Subsea Supervisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Trinidad and Tobago
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/12/2013
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The Role:
The Subsea Supervisor will be primarily offshore based for the installation of the wellheads and Xmas Trees and will provide shore based assistance for the performance of SITs / SRT for the Xmas Trees and Landing String components.

Key Accountabilities
• Identification and follow up of any rig modifications that need to be made to accommodate running the Subsea Trees.• Identification and follow up of the ROV Tooling and Integration Plan between the Subsea Trees and the Rig.• Ensuring that the equipment interfaces associated with the Subsea Wellheads and Subsea Trees are managed for safe and efficient installation.• Ensuring that the equipment interfaces with the Subsea Test Tree and Completion, including the Tubing Hanger are managed for safe and efficient installation.• Management and optimization of the Wellhead and Subsea Tree Running Tools rental.• Development of an integrated plan and acceptance criteria for Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT), Systems Integration Testing (SIT) and Site Receiving Testing (SRT) in accordance with applicable rules and regulations.• Provide input into the Drilling and Completion Programs for all development wells, to ensure the practicality of operational plans with respect to running the Subsea Trees and its interfacing with the rig’s subsea BOP’s.• Applying Lessons Learned and Best Practice information gathered with other Assets / Regions.• Assist in the development of the Subsea Trees and Systems Spares Philosophy so that there is optimization with the current inventory.• Provide direct supervision at the well site to ensure that the wellheads and Xmas Trees are installed in a safe, efficient and effective manner.• Ensuring that the completion landing string is correctly prepared and spaced out for tubing hanger installation.• Provide direct supervision at the well site to ensure that the Xmas Tree / Well Suspension Tests are carried out as per the Xmas Tree / Well Suspension Program.• Develop the Subsea Tree and Systems Commissioning and Handover program.• Provide expertise and support to Operations for any subsea well intervention requirements.• Provide cover for the Subsea Systems Engineer.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Extensive practical supervisory experience in the installation of subsea wellheads and horizontal subsea Xmas trees. Preference will be for 10 years of practical experience with at least 5 years in running sub-sea Xmas trees and landing strings. Knowledge of Subsea Systems and Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) operations including the interfacing with the rig’s sub-sea BOP system.
Detailed knowledge of Subsea Tree components, operations and installation procedures. Knowledgeable in ROV equipment and operations. Strong working knowledge of API, ASME and other relevant Engineering Codes and Standards. HSSE hazard identification, analysis, and management, in addition to a high level of safety awareness and knowledge of applicable regulations.
Minimum of a Post High School Technical Certificate is required. A Degree in Engineering, or equivalent in a relevant technical discipline is preferred.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
A proven team leader who is enthusiastic, engaging and appreciative of others opinions. Computer literate with typical office packages and mechanical and maintenance engineering packages. Good command of the English language, both written and spoken. Demonstrated high-level interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal. The ability to work in multi-discipline teams both internally and externally. Proven ability to manage and improve contractor performance. Ability to operate effectively in a multi-national, multi-cultural team. Strong interpersonal, team working and team building skills to be an excellent team member. Analytical skills; must possess very strong trouble-shooting skills. Decision making and finding solutions. Must have a very high level of personal incentive and motivation. Must be a “hands-on” type supervisor who is detail-oriented. Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision.
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