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Sustain & Improve Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Carson, California
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/01/2017
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Company:
major oil and gas operator

The Role:
The Sustain & Improve (S&I) Engineer is part of the S&I team and will be responsible for ensuring compliance with Client standards and procedures for handover and close out of projects / minor plant changes at multiple Terminal level. The S&I Teams main task is to ensure that all site critical drawings / documents and GSAP asset structures are kept up to date ensuring Terminals are audit ready. By doing so the "6 pillars of DGAME" will be maintained at all times. The 6 DGAME pillars are the following:

* Pillar 1: Site critical drawings (PEFS, Hazardous Area, Plot Plans and C&E Diagrams)
* Pillar 2: Asset Register(SAP Maintenance Module and Equipment Tagging)
* Pillar 3: Identification of Safety Critical Equipment from site HEMPs
* Pillar 4: Design basis data
* Pillar 5: R&I Plan (Maintenance strategies)
* Pillar 6: Storage of Asset records in the Asset Information Management System (AIM-EDMS) and relevant updates due to execution of Projects and Maintenance.

* The S&I Team is composed of a team of experts (other S&I Engineer + Document Control) and it's leveraging other Company resources (Schedulers and MRD Team) for delivering to the Facility Engineer the services aimed to keep the above pillars 100% up to date. Further, the S&I Team might be tasked to undertake "improve" activities leveraging its own resources or coordinating other contractors/external resources.
* The S&I Engineer's main interfaces are the Facility engineers and Project managers at T&SO Terminals.
* The S&I Engineer will act himself as a subject matter expert and will execute and coordinate the above scope within the S&I Team, being the sole interface to the Facility Engineer (its final customer).
* The S&I Engineer will periodically visit the Terminal (foreseen once every quarter) to undertake assurance activity and assess any other minor change redlined on the Process Engineering Flow Schemes (PEFS's).
* During the period of DGAME Improvement Program deployment, the S&I Engineer will interface with the DGIP Team to grant seamless sustainability at every terminal.
* Further, for the matter of full onboarding the S&I Engineer will initially act as SVE for the DGIP team under the coordination of the PMO, for a period of time of at least one quarter.

Main responsibilities
Overall responsibility is to ensure site critical drawings, asset registers; site reliability and integrity plans, associated maintenance items and plans are up to date and fully comply with Company Requirements.

Sustain and improve team Engineer lead must be able to:
* Coordinate a team consisting of
o CAD Drafters (if scope of CAD becomes consistent and beyond S&I Engineer capacity)
o SAP Maintenance Schedulers (Company, Offshore)
o Data controllers and admins
o Site verification engineers (as applicable if SVE scope becomes consistent and beyond S&I Engineer capacity)
* Track plant changes, projects and maintenance activities in order to define the scope for DGAME updates.
* Support Facility Engineers and Terminal Managers as a DGAME Expert and service provider.
* Define with Facility Engineers the extent of S&I Team service, the delivery time, the inputs needed for every project/maintenance activity/other asset change
* Establish with Facility Engineers a working protocol and regular visits at site (one every quarter)
* Manage and update P&IDs (PEFS), Hazardous Area Drawing, Plot Plans, Cause and Effect diagrams of terminals
* Provide inputs for SAP Maintenance Module and EDMS system and assure necessary support is given by S&I team.
* Manage changes to terminal asset structures, equipment and functional locations.
* Support changes in the R&I plans.
* Attend Project and Change initiation meetings for proactive planning.
* Perform spot checks in 6 pillars of D-GAME for assurance.
* Provide guidance and coaching to CDA/SVE/CAD and also other team members
* In collaboration with Operations and Facility Engineer obtain all necessary information required for updating maintenance items and plans (i.e. start dates, grouping of equipment's etc.).
* Accountable for DGAME sustainability key performance indicators, supporting also their creation and relevant report out
* Collaborate with others in order to increase DGAME process efficiency and structural improvements.
* During DGIP deployment (up to 2018), coordinate with the DGIP Team and potentially optimize the resources depending on the mutual needs

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience in process plant project engineering.
* Understanding of maintenance and maintenance planning
* Understanding of Hazardous area drawings and Cause and Effect Diagrams
* Familiar with electronic data management systems (e.g Sharepoint/EDMS)
* Multi discipline Project Engineering.
* Strong leader and motivator, experience working with international teams.
* Asset Management
* HSSE Leadership
* Ability to work with P&IDs and PEFS and hand marking
* Excellent communication skills written and verbal in English

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