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Mechanical Engineer

  • Job reference: 916317
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Mechanical / HVAC Engineering
  • Date posted: 01/11/2017

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of a Mechanical Engineer, based in Aberdeen.

Responsibilities Include:
Ensure highest safety standards and continuity and optimisation of hydrocarbon production
Provide all aspects of engineering/technical support and assistance to site-based teams
Develop and maintain productive and constructive relationships with site-based personnel, onshore operations/technical teams and external contractors/vendors
Manage specific budget lines as delegated
Manage technical application of contract services, taking a lead role in the involvement/co-ordination of technical workscopes
Provide specialist technical/engineering advice and guidance to site/offshore personnel on the operation and maintenance of plant/equipment whilst 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
Responsible for 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 participating in multi-discipline teams/projects in conjunction with other operations personnel or Technology Department
Prepare scopes of work and economic justification for modifications ensuring they are correctly engineered, documented and reported, and that all maintenance activities/modifications are implemented in accordance with statutory/Company standards and correctly closed-out
Produce budgets and plans for specific studies or modifications, manage the cost control process and ensure closure expenditure is within acceptable % of original budget
Prepare scopes of work for vendor services, make recommendations on preferred contractors and co-ordinate vendors, materials and equipment for planned and unplanned activities, monitoring and controlling manpower usage, vendor/contractor performance and expenditure. Participate, as appropriate, in vendor/contractor audits
Ensure that maintenance activities are appropriately prioritised within operations maintenance plans
Participate in/contribute to safety studies/HAZOPS, etc.
Encourage the reporting of all incidents, ensure that incidents are investigated and action incident close-outs as appropriate
Conduct ad-hoc technical surveys on site 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 Shetland Gas Plant.
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

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 916317.

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.

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