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Mechanical Engineer

  • Job reference: 925375
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Mechanical / HVAC Engineering
  • Date posted: 10/05/2019

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

Ensure work is carried out in accordance with the approved procedures and in accordance with the performance standard requirements and OIAVS.
Participate in/contribute to safety studies/HAZOPS, etc.
Budget spender - responsible for ensuring that jobs are done efficiently and in accordance with approved budgets. Management and approval of repairs.
Manage the cost control process within budget for routine and non routine jobs and modifications.
Raise requisitions in the CINDY system for services and for procurement of materials.
Develop and maintain good working relationships with site personnel through effective communication and by making regular visits to operated assets.
Develop and maintain good working relationships with vendors.
Provide technical input to contract tenders and negotiations relating to maintenance services.
Manage technical application of contract services, 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.
Provide technical input on contractor performance to contract analyst / SQM meetings.
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.
Monitor the efficiency of preventive strategies for the maintenance, inspection and operation of plant/equipment to ensure that all plant and equipment meets verification and compliance requirements and fit to the workload availability of contractors.
Apply LEAN process to optimise maintenance in accordance with the minimum maintenance guidelines.
Technical assessment of planned maintenance change requests and technical justification deferrals of CAT A maintenance.
Provision of specialist technical/engineering advice and guidance to site/offshore personnel.
Contributes to the technical decision-making process relating to discipline.
Ensure that jobs undertaken in accordance with budget.
Ensure highest safety standards and continuity and optimisation of hydrocarbon production.
Develop and maintain productive and constructive relationships with site-based/offshore personnel, onshore operations/technical teams and external contractors/vendors.

Degree in Engineering/Technical Discipline.
Engineering experience in the oil & gas industry, including offshore/site experience.
Chartered Engineer status or working towards chartered engineer status.
Detailed knowledge of legislation/regulations relevant to discipline.
Significant knowledge of offshore/terminal plant and equipment and maintenance systems.
Recognised level of Company expertise in technical discipline.
Must possess current certification in UK Offshore Survival, MIST and OGUK 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 925375.

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