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Technical Facilities Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Brisbane
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/07/2011
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Job Title: Technical Facilities Manager
Job Location: Brisbane
Rate/Salary: Negotiable
Duration: Initial 3 months term
Residency: AU

The Company:
An Australian energy leader for over 50 years, Our Client is one of the country’s leading gas producers, supplying Australian and Asian customers.

The Role:
The position of Technical Facilities Manager will contribute to delivery of design and engineering studies for surface facilities.
Guide and direct technical resources in the Concept Phase surface facilities
Contribute to the multi-discipline work to be done by interfacing with the Field Development Managers and Leaders as well as his peers in other disciplines.
Identify and promote new technologies in new domains and to reduce costs.
Participate in itineration / optimisation of business value of the Field.

Job Accountabilities
Ensure delivery of high quality design concepts in accordance with Regulatory requirements,
Develop effective networking across surface facilities, subsurface, drilling, environmental, project governance, operations, supply, commercial and economics teams to ensure studies delivery
Coordinate studies for field development from the surface facilities aspect (plants, surface infrastructure).
Lead the teams carrying out facilities engineering development studies (from Appraisal / Screening Gate till Definition Gate)
Participate as required to technical, safety, HAZOP and risk reviews and assessments as required to deliver a high quality concept design.
Supervise the multi-disciplinary surface integrated studies to elaborate technical solutions meeting the requirements.
Ensure the coordination and cohesion between Technical Facilities Team and other disciplines teams involved in Field Development
Contribute to define, plan and initiate comprehensive studies to be conducted to assess the fields and to contribute to their development, on the basis of general guidelines.
Establish the feasibility/constructibility/operability of the concepts put forward
Propose technical innovations and promote them

Team management
Build the Technical Facilities team; define the organisation, methods, schedule and budget.
Support and coach staff to optimise potential of the team. Provide performance feedback, coaching and ensure team development and commitment of leaders and employees.
Conduct annual interviews and give approval on results on the basis of the objectives set
Improve methodologies and tools. Drive process improvements or transform team approaches to optimise team performance and deliverables.
Ensure appropriate workforce planning, talent attraction and development, and resource deployment to ensure business delivery and employee development needs are met.
Produce an inventory of activities, anticipate its evolution and establish the work load plan
Produce an inventory of all activities on the Field, anticipate its evolution and establish the work load plan

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience in Leading Facilities on major Oil & Gas Projects required
Demonstrated Leadership in managing large teams
Minimum 15 years major project experience

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Lee Calland at Fircroft on + 61 7 3233 2308
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