Platform Decommissioning Engineer

Posted 08 June 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameJenny Chalmers

Job description

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

* Provide a high level of technical support across all UKCS decommissioning projects and ensure timely development of all deliverables required of the company's International Stage Gate Process.
* Liaise with other disciplines within the CPEL Decommissioning Team - and as necessary, wider matrix organization - to ensure fit-for-purpose, cost-effective and regulatory compliant decommissioning solutions are identified and delivered in a timely manner across the full decommissioning scope.
* Focus on innovative technologies and methodologies to support CPEL's ambition to drive down the cost of decommissioning in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.
* Demonstrate awareness of the appropriate statutory legislation, Safety Case and Safety Management Systems used to support the role.
* Act as technical focal point for Platform Decommissioning engagement with Regulators (NSTA, DESNZ, HSE) and engagement of Supply Chain / technology providers.
* Scope platform decommissioning activities - including identification and mitigation of any potential issues arising in execution and/or handover phases - to ensure CPEL's decommissioning liabilities are fully understood and delivered in accordance with DESNZ, NSTA and HSE expectations.
* Provide suitable oversight of 3rd party work to ensure it is completed in accordance with CPEL expectations and industry regulations. Ensure close-out of engineering scopes is completed in a timely manner.
* Review and challenge scope to ensure the optimum use of methods and resources.
* Apply fit-for-purpose Management of Change in line with Company procedures.
* As required, undertake site visits to Supply Chain providers and offshore visits to the Scott Platform.
* Develop and maintain positive and constructive relationships with Project stakeholders.
* Openly and proactively share knowledge / Lessons Learned.
* Role-model compliance with our HSE policy, ensuring that all activities are planned and conducted without compromise to the highest HSE standards.

Experience & Qualifications:
* Relevant Engineering Degree (BEng or MEng) or equivalent experience.
* Process background works best but can consider someone who's Mechanical biased - no other disciplines please.
* Previous experience in the Project Management of multidiscipline offshore engineering (construction or decommissioning).
* A broad working knowledge of platform topsides would be desirable, e.g. understanding of interaction between process and utility systems.
* Knowledge and experience of applicable regulations, codes and standards.
* Current offshore survival, medical and MIST certification preferred.

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: TR/066892.

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