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  • Job reference: RMS0125383

Well Integrity Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/06/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (12/06/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client is a global, diversified, upstream oil and gas company, headquartered in Canada with three main operating areas are North America, the North Sea and Southeast Asia. The Company also has a portfolio of international exploration opportunities. The Company is committed to conducting business safely, in a socially and environmentally responsible manner, and is included in the Dow Jones Sustainability (North America) Index. The Company is listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.

The Role:
Key Duties:

Ensure that well integrity information (installation records, annulus pressure monitoring, inspection, testing and maintenance records) are compiled and maintained.
Ensure that the integrity status of every well is up-to-date and that issues and deficiencies are documented, reported and progressed to resolution.
Ensure Well Integrity work is co-ordinated and planned, and completed to the defined schedule.
Co-ordinate resources and personnel to carry out maintenance, testing and repair of Platform and Subsea Xmas Trees, Wellheads and annulus containment.
Actively report the results of Well Integrity work, promoting effectiveness and highlighting areas of concern.
Provide guidance on the application of Well Integrity Procedures to Well Engineers, offshore and onshore operations teams and Subsurface groups.
Provide Well Integrity technical support and liaison with H&SE Inspectors, Well Examiners and Auditors as required.
Provide technical advice and support on well integrity matters at Risk Assessment / Planning and Operational meetings, studies, proposals, programmes, etc.
Ensure that the integrity of the well structure is appropriately considered in programmes and during well construction and well intervention activities.
Drive the investigation of compromised well integrity or failures of equipment. Identifying root causes, key improvements and ensuring implementation of remedial actions.
Manage dispensation process for non-compliant / failed well integrity.
Identify and assess changes to equipment and operating practices and implement improvements.
Ensure budget and expenditure provide cost-effective, long-term, maintenance of integrity.
Build quality relationships with: Wells Group disciplines and other teams e.g. Engineering, Operations, Subsurface, Supply Management.
Provide Wells Group technical interface with Wellhead equipment and service providers and assist in the procurement of equipment, materials and services.
Work with Service Companies to ensure they deliver quality equipment and services to the schedule and cost agreed.
Assist in the review and revision of Well Integrity procedures to reflect changes in legislation, equipment, learning, etc.
Ensure that legislative, Well Examination, Well Verification performance standards & industry standards are applied.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Educated to degree level or equivalent.
A detailed knowledge of installation and maintenance of well equipment is essential.
Strong supervisory and planning skills acquired in multi-disciplinary teams are also essential.
The ideal candidate will be skilled in the collation, analysis & interpretation of technical information and assessing risk. The role will require preparation of technical reports and presenting recommendations at all levels within the organisation.
A background in an operating environment, with both oilfield service sector and offshore experience is important.
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