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  • Job reference: RMS0112882

Umbilical Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/08/2012
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The Company:
Our Client is one of the world's largest Oil and Gas companies. Their operations cover the entire energy chain, including oil exploration and production to trading, shipping and refining and marketing of petroleum products, as well as chemicals. Our Client has operations in over 130 countries and has more than 95,000 employees worldwide.

The Role:
•Close liaison required with Topsides Controls Engineer and Topsides Systems Engineer to ensure that the selected umbilical design is fully integrated within the subsea system architecture, providing all required system functional, interface, installation and operational requirements and which results in optimized CAPEX/OPEX expenditures.
•Knowledgeable of the fundamental principles pertinent to umbilical design and fabrication techniques, electrical power and signal transmission, optical signal transmission, hydraulic power transmission, chemical injection transmission, umbilical installation techniques and analyses, seabed stabilities etc. Knowledgeable of metallic tube based umbilical design is of particular importance.
•Knowledgeable of umbilical components and umbilical assembly testing including qualification testing, manufacturing testing and production testing requirements throughout the product lifecycle in accordance with ISO 13628 Part 5.
•Aware of relevant umbilical installation techniques and limitations, including hang-off and pull-in designs and with particular reference to offshore pull-in operations.
•Knowledgeable of Company Representative activities and day-to-day management of Umbilical Contractor including:
•Daily reporting to Project Pipelines Manager.
•Daily site inspection and interfacing with Contractor.
•Review of Contractor’s qualification, manufacturing and testing plans and procedures.
•Witnessing of Contractor qualification and acceptance tests.
•Support to offshore installation, commissioning and production start-up activities.
•The incumbent will be required to communicate with Company Technical Authority on all technical issues.
•Reviews, comments and verifies Contractors Detailed Engineering Reviews and comments on specifications, requisitions, designs, procedures, layout arrangements and all documentation issued by the Contractors
•Assists with the management of the Umbilical Design
•Prepares and presents technical dossiers on particular issues during Engineering
•Reviews, comments, participates and attends HAZID, HAZOP, Risk Assessments
•Implementation of Project Control procedures
•Coordinates Technical Queries and compiles responses
•Manages and liaises with the Engineering Verification Contractor
•Attends the Weekly Meetings with Contractors
•Attends the Interface Meetings with Contactors
•Assist in the development of Inspection and intervention strategy and procedures to ensure the integrity and sustainability of the umbilical.
•Regularly informs the Package Manager of progress and any potential problems

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Electrical, Mechanical or related Engineering Degree, with relevant experience in the Oil and Gas industry including relevant experience of subsea umbilicals and/or subsea control systems.
•Good communication skills essential and able to work as an integrated team member in a demanding project delivery environment.
•Appropriate periods acting as Company Representative on major subsea umbilical supply contracts.
•Specialist knowledge of umbilical design, manufacturing, installation, commissioning and operational activities.
•Knowledge of Subsea Control System and Subsea Chemical Injection System design and operation
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