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Inspection Engineer

  • Job reference: 913768
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, QA / QC / Inspection
  • Date posted: 05/05/2017

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Inspection Engineer, based in Aberdeen

Responsibilities will include:
Provide specialist technical/engineering advice and guidance to site/offshore personnel in relation to inspection programmes and activities ensuring highest safety standards, a timely response to queries and minimal disruption to operations
Provide input to the budget preparation process relating to discipline budget
Managing specific budget lines, monitoring costs and ensuring that expenditures are within budget
Contribute to the development of strategies for the maintenance, inspection and operation of plant/equipment to ensure that all plant and equipment meets verification and compliance requirements
Ensure that all activities are carried out in a safe and effective manner and that all interventions are controlled by authorised persons, satisfy statutory and Company standards and that no hazardous incidents or events occur
Undertake in-depth analyses/studies of problems and identify longer-term solutions and/or options. Investigate more complex problems by leading/participating in multi-discipline teams/projects in conjunction with other operations personnel or Technology Department
Produce budgets and plans for specific studies or modifications, manage the cost control process and ensure closure expenditure is within acceptable % of original budget
Ensure that maintenance and inspection activities are appropriately prioritised within operations maintenance plans
Act as Contract Representative in relation to specific inspection contracts, taking a lead role in the involvement/co-ordination of, and interface between, onshore/site/offshore teams/contractors ensuring effective communication and understanding between appropriate parties
Participate in/contribute to safety/risk analysis studies, HAZOPS, etc.
Encourage the reporting of all incidents, ensure that incidents are investigated and monitor incident close-outs
Conduct ad-hoc technical surveys on site/offshore and at vendor/repair locations, providing detailed technical reports identifying problems and solutions and ensuring optimum performance from contractors
Ensure all relevant operations and maintenance procedures and documentation are maintained in an accurate and current status and are available on request
Proactively monitor, review and analyse plant and equipment performance and provide feedback to Line Management, identifying opportunities to maximise production and performance and share best practice
Develop and maintain good working relationships with site personnel through effective communication and by making regular visits to offshore installations and sites
Develop positive and constructive relationships with contractors and suppliers. Identify opportunities to improve contractor/supplier performance, reduce costs and improve the quality of services/products supplied

Suitable engineering qualification with appropriate experience in the oil and gas industry including offshore/site experience
Detailed knowledge of legislation/regulations relevant to discipline
Good knowledge of offshore/terminal plant and equipment and maintenance systems
Good knowledge of maintenance/inspection systems, practices and techniques
Good knowledge of risk assessment principles and their application to inspection programmes
Good knowledge of DCR & PFEER
Expertise in verification practices & systems
Current BOSIET, MIST, Offshore Medical certificate

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 913768

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