Facilities Engineering Manager

Posted 17 November 2022
Salary Negotiable
DisciplineEnergyPermanent Recruitment
Contact NameEwan Melling

Job description

Great opportunity to work as a Facilities Engineering Manager for an Operator in London who focus on North Sea assets.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Providing technical discipline engineering management and support across the full lifecycle of developments and assets; predevelopments, development and operational assets, in doing so acting at the Facilities Engineering Authority.
  • Providing technical discipline engineering management and support across all technical disciplines, i.e. well sand-face through to point of sale.
  • Management of the delivery of technical engineering packages of work in a structured and efficient project definition and execution manner.
  • Ensure the key process safety information is maintained current and accurate across the infrastructure, in support of our obligations as license holder.
  • Fit for purpose and standardised technical design basis/company specifications incorporating key lessons learned following execution/operation of the development projects.
  • Technical management of change process is effective, with specific focus on the impact to major accident hazards and SECEs (topsides & subsea).
  • Oversight of proposed changes (MOCs) within the outsourced duty holder(s).
  • Technical oversight & assurance of brownfield modifications arising from approved technical changes.
  • Establish and maintain key technical records/models for the offshore infrastructure, e.g. company standardised basis of design & associated specifications, engineering cost estimation, network capacity model and decommissioning cost estimates.
  • Identification, development, evaluation and priorities of technical improvement opportunities & any technology evaluation and adoption.
  • Act as an educated/informed customer for value adding, efficient and cost effective use of external technical support services. Including contract management/performance management of contractor organisations.
  • Provide technical assurance/verification & proactive input to the Dutyholder and Terminal Operator in support of operational issues including trouble-shooting, debottlenecking, incident investigation, root cause analysis etc.


  • Technical discipline lead & Engineering Authority
  • Works with teams to peer review and mature developments to and through the select gate.

Qualifications & Experience

Your skills and experience will include:

  • Chartered Engineer
  • Experience of technical engineering discipline management across both projects and operations. Has a broad understanding of all technical disciplines required to safely and efficiently manage on and offshore projects & assets.
  • A strong appreciation on major accident safety and the support/decisions to manage technical risk at all asset lifecycle stages.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.