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  • Job reference: RMS0103934

Technical Support Engineer / Electrical (Dutch)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Netherlands - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/08/2012
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The Company:
Our client has been engaged in the exploration and production of natural gas in the Netherlands and the North Sea Continental Shelf since 1964. In the Dutch sector of the North Sea, gas is produced from 22 platforms and 3 subsea production installations. Most of the platforms are unmanned and remotely operated; four have gas treatment facilities.

The Role:
- The accent of the jobholders tasks are primary electrical related, whilst providing back-up for instrumentation related tasks
- Support to the operation of offshore and onshore gas production facilities: 7 Treatment Centers with separation,
dehydration, compression and water treatment, 18 offshore satellite platforms with separation and water treatment
37 onshore well sites with water separation facilities.
total capacity is 20 MNm3/day of gas, 15 turbo/electrical driven compressor sets with a total power of 35 MW.
- Executes 50 notifications per year for service and support to the Production and Maintenance Operations
typical examples are: supervision of modification requests execution, major overhauls, maintenance
Audits and inspections with the corresponding budgets ranging from 1k€ to 500k€.
- Prepares 25 scopes of works a year for works and/or services from specialist contractor companies.

Production related;
- Contributes to find solutions for ad hoc problems by efficient trouble shooting on electrical and instrumentation systems
- Recommend improvements to the on-site production staff to optimize the production tool.

Quality related;
- Perform maintenance audits on electrical procedures and inspections on installations, in order to optimise the
Performance of the GMC, and optimise safe working conditions.
- Verify and review maintenance instructions, procedures and inspection programs, taking safety and protection of the
environment into consideration, and optimizing costs and lead times
- Review the quality of the engineering by verification of engineering documents in order to improve the quality of the
engineering and consequently of the installations.
- Review and evaluation of contractor providing services.
- Participates in WSEC and other appropriate meetings/committees;
- On request of Offshore Installation Manager (OIM), to accompany SODM inspectors during their visits on site;
- Carry out SHE tasks at site supervisor level as described in CMS document
- Correct or have corrected deviations to the rules, procedures, instructions and applicable legislation
- Analyses incidents / accident reports and assess the solutions to be adopted.

Maintenance related;
- Gives electrical support to the GMC contractor, in order to minimize production losses.
- Monitors equipment for condition-based maintenance
- Initiates and follows up major overhauls, level 4 maintenance on major equipment, and corrective/remedial actions in order
to re-instate unavailable equipment.

Maintenance engineering
- Analyze the functional parameters of the equipment
- Analyse excessive electrical maintenance and propose solutions to optimise electrical maintenance.
- Participates in issue and update of electrical maintenance concepts in liaison with the GMC.
- Recommends improvement solutions for optimizing maintenance tasks
- Participates in issuing of maintenance programs on the basis of the strategy adopted
- Review and verify the specific instructions and procedures for maintenance and overhaul and Validates them
- Evaluate the choice of equipment for revamps and projects; by advising ECD.
- Checking and evaluate intervention reports
- Issue instructions and procedures.

- Jobholder acts as the focal point for - and gives functional guidance to installation responsible person.
- Participates in commissioning and start-up activities for new installations.
- Review and examine of defect materials and proposes repair or rejection
- Review and consolidates the scope of work for operations contracted out.
- Recommend to ECD technical solutions.
- Participates in technical calls for tenders for field services contracts
- Organize and conduct training for GMC and PMO related to electrical issues.
- Participates in budget preparation
- Organize additional specialist expertise when necessary.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Bsc degree in Electrical Engineering
- Minimum of 5 years working experience on electrical systems in the oil and gas industry
- Knowledge of: Low- and high voltage electricity, cathodic protection, drawings, Maintenance methods, Condition-based maintenance, reliability studies, Inspections, Repair techniques, NEN standard.
- Dutch speaking
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