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Operations Superintendent

  • Job reference: 934802
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: neg
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Operations / Production
  • Date posted: 02/04/2021

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Operations Superintendent, based in Aberdeen.


Propels high safety acumen with regards to FPSO facility daily operations. Lead and participate in a proactive safety performance and KPl's. Provide input to the Process Safety monitoring system as required

Provide first line Operations and Process support as required on a day to day basis for operational problems and other unplanned events that impact on production delivery

Develop/review related Operations and Maintenance procedures for use into the Operations phase

Performance monitoring of production plant and associated mechanical control systems and equipment, ensuring that appropriate programmes are developed in support of Operations Plant Optimisation in the longer term

Manage the unit loss reporting process ensuring that all production and environmental losses are recorded and investigated with appropriate remedial action recommendations clearly submitted to the unit management team

Provide discipline based input in support of operations to any systems such as Maintenance or Verification and for all related aspects of the topsides facilities operations and for all FPSO marine systems that interface with the topsides. This may entail extended offshore visits

Own appropriate operational contracts relating to first line operations and production support. Ensure that these contracts effectively support the production of delivery objectives and that supporting vendors and suppliers comply with company standards i.e. Safety, Environmental and Quality Management etc.

Act as primary focal point for Process TA support, ensuring input to engineering design assurance activities such as HAZID/ENVID/HAZOP as necessary. Endorse closure of all associated actions

Carry out site visits to ensure full understanding of any project related matters, communicating any project progress on relevant matters to key offshore stakeholders

Provide input to the operational and shutdown plans, provide direction, input and monitoring of production regarding execution and timely resolution of issues which impair operating efficiency / production

Provide operational support to modification or study teams or projects, ensuring all plant modifications fully comply with Management of Change (MOC) procedures, Company Specifications, Standards and Procedures and expectations and are fully assessed and approved

Generate scopes of work, detailed cost estimates, and, where necessary, compile maintenance and minor modification work packs for offshore implementation ensuring compliance with the Management of Change (MOC) procedure for minor modifications

Provide input to the development of the operating budgets which are realistic, efficient and will fulfil business needs, and manage expenditure for all work scopes within the limits of agreed budgets

Experience & Qualifications:

Relevant Oil & Gas experience

Degree in a relevant engineering discipline (or equivalent), as well as relevant engineering experience either on or offshore in an associated organisation

Ability to work as a member or leader of a team and communicate effectively with onshore and offshore staff at all levels

Permanent 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 934802.

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