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  • Job reference: RMS0164365


  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Angola - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/01/2016
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The Company:
A leading international Oil & Gas operator.

The Role:
The successful candidate is responsible, within the project SURF team and under the SURF Company Site Representative’s supervision, for following-up, monitoring and supervising Marshalling (from Load-in preparation to Load-out preparation) activities carried out by the SURF Contractor and/or Subcontractors at the spools & jumpers, multijointing fabrication site, ensuring that this scope of activities is duly implemented in terms of contractual and technical requirements by the Contractor and/or Subcontractors. In this respect, and to ascertain that all equipments/materials are handled/stored before use for pipework manufacturing at HPA or before transit to off-shore campaign, the service holder assess Contractor’s and
Subcontractors’ Lifting/handling/storage/preservation plan, procedures and methodologies, and ensure that Contractor and/or Subcontractors have adequate equipment, resources, means and manpower to perform these activities with the required quality level and to complete them in due time.

He reports on a day-to-day basis directly to the SURF Company Site Representative and develops a close coordination with the other Superintendents (Welding, QC and HSE) in order to be able to properly assess all the Logistical/Technical/Safety aspects of the Marshalling activities. From the start of the offshore campaign, the service holder will also be the representative of the SURF Operation Manager for the load-out and seafastening of the equipment to be transferred from HPA to the offshore site. For these specific activities, he will have to be in relation on a case by case basis with the Marine Warranty Surveyor. During these operations he will also have a direct hierarchical link with the SURF Operation Manager.

The main roles of the service holder will be as follows :
- Assess Load-in, Intermediate Handlings and Storage procedures submitted by CTR,
- In cooperation with the QC Superintendent, prepare the checking of MRR (Material Receipt Report) of Project materials delivered at HPA worksite,
- Ensure that Material Receipt, Inspection and Storage Procedure is rigorously implemented by CTR,
- Ensure that preservations measures implemented by CTR comply with good practices and Suppliers’ instructions (whichever the Supplier is),
- In cooperation with the HSE Superintendent, regularly assess the Yard Layout established by CTR in order to ensure that transports of materials from one location to another (transports required as per the “normal and logic” schedule of activities to be carried-out at HPA) are possible in efficient and safe conditions,
- Ensure that all lifting plans necessary for the operations have developed by Contractor in due time, fit for purpose and rigorously implemented.
In cooperation with the HSE Superintendent, perform a peer review of all [non-routine] lifting/handling plans. Take in charge all technical aspects of this review. Coordinate as much as necessary with the Competent Person in Lifting Operation. Verify that critical lifts are carried-out as per their accepted plan. This applies for Load-in and intermediate handlings,
- Continuously follow/track the production progress of Double-Jointing and Spools & Jumpers scopes of work in order to be able to assess/challenge the hypothesis used by CTR regarding the subsequent free-up of pipes storage areas versus the need of new storage areas to be used in the frame of the marshalling.

- In case these hypothesizes seem inconsistent towards actual production rates, coordinate with the Coating and Welding Superintendents in order to advise CTR with more realistic hypothesizes to end-up with a more reliable management of storage areas.
- Review the quayside management plan and associated schedule developed by CTR. Assess its feasibility towards the schedule of the Yard storage areas,
- Assist the SURF Company Installation team for the review of the Load-out handlings/liftings, seafastening/grillages on barges/vessels documents/procedures and make sure these are complete/consistent.
- In cooperation with Welding and QC Superintendents, follow-up of the fabrication of Seafastening/Grillage equipments, including the NDE,
- Report specific issues and progress to the CSR/Offshore Operation Manager. Make sure that the Seafastening/Grillage Fabrication schedule fits the Offshore campaign needs,
- Represent at HPA yard, the SURF Offshore Operation Manager to assess the readiness of the load-out operations and the readiness of the sail away operations for equipment to be transported from HPA to offshore site.
- When relevant, ensure that the SURF Contractor is notifying in time COMPANY for the dates of operations requiring presence of the Marine Warranty surveyor.
- When relevant, ensure at HPA, the coordination with the Marine Warranty Surveyor Representative for the signatures of the certificates.
- Attend and make sure Load-out liftings are performed as per the plans approved by CPY and MWS.
- The same for the installation of Grillage/Seafastening.

The successful candidate organises and participates to routine/random inspections and audits, assists to daily/regular Fabrication meetings related to his discipline with SURF Contractor and/or Subcontractors, performs QA/QC and/or HSE tours and ensures an adequate reporting to the SURF Company Site Representative and, for specific activities, to the SURF Offshore Operation Manager (areas of concerns, problems encountered regarding liftings/handlings and prospective over/unsuitable occupations of Yard storage areas by SURF Contractor and/or Subcontractors). The service holder is also accountable for demonstrating, individually, an exemplary behaviour with regard to HSSE
rules & requirements.


To ensure all along fabrication phase that the SURF Contractor is enforcing his contractual commitments, is implementing properly his Fabrication plan and objectives, and is performing safely his activities as per Project specifications, design and codes.

As such, he shall:
- Participate to KOM with Contractor/Subcontractors wrt discipline matters;
- Review the relevant Contractor's and suppliers ITP's and procedures (in coordination with other disciplines);
- Monitor and control the implementation on site of the approved drawings and plans, Surveillance plans, Inspection and test plans
- Ensure that the works are closely inspected by the contractor’s QC inspection team;
- Review and ensure that all material certificates and certification files are up to date, including documentation from vendors and contractors;
- Challenge Contractor and Sub-suppliers on QA/QC performance and Inspection activities, and to perform routine and random inspections on a daily basis in this regard;
- Monitor the work deficiencies (repair rate in particular), and ensure the implementation of the necessary corrective actions;
- Follow up on the implementation of decided action plans, or other mitigation plan issued;
- Stop & report immediately to SURF Company Site Representative any anomaly or nonconformity;
- Interface with relevant SURF Fabrication team and SURF Contractor’s QA/QC site authority on QA/QC issues and on the implementation of the Company QA/QC requirements;
- Attend and participate in daily meetings;
- Attend, when requested, the various Fabrication meetings, and provide support to the CSR in its various reviews;
- Participate to Fabrication, HSE or QAQC specific audits or visits;
- Provide regular inspection & activity reports.

To ensure the tracking of anomalies and non conformities performed by the SURF
Contractor and ensure follow-up of correcting activities.

In general:
- To assist the SURF Company Site Representative as and when required;
- To provide technical support and assistance to Company personnel, and also to Contractor' and Suppliers' personnel if needed;
- To analyze / resolve discipline issues and problems encountered by Company personnel;
- To implement discipline methods for the supervision of the day to day activities;
- To enforce decisions/directions taken at SURF Management level and as directed by SURF Company Site Representative.

In particular:
- Attend, when requested, meetings related to seafastening and load-out activities
- Assist SURF Operation Manager for the management of the activities at HPA yards in direct relation with the offshore activities
- Participate to Risk assessment sessions in relation with Load-out and seafastening activities;
- To analyze / resolve and report potential issues associated to load-out and seafastening activities
- Interface at Site, when relevant with Marine Warranty Surveyor representative.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Professional Experience (years): min 10 years Experience in Pipework manufacturing activities, fabrication workshop organisation, supervision of lifting operations and mobilisation for offshore activities.
Experience in similar position (years): mini 5 years with similar responsibilities.
Level / Diploma: Engineer, or equivalent.
Languages: English mandatory.
Heavy lifting/handling
Fabrication Auditing techniques
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