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Regulatory Compliance Engineer

  • Job reference: 917423
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Compliance, Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 08/03/2018

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

Establishes a cooperative working relationship within the department and company.
Reports regularly to the line manager and functional (tender/project/asset) manager on progress, setbacks and concerns.
Correctly administrates work in accordance with the company Corporate Management System (CMS).
Develops him/herself through training and courses and therewith remains conversant with applicable rules, regulations and legislative developments.
Actively contributes to corporate and department continuous improvement initiatives.
Informs Company personnel, subcontractors and clients on RC aspects and the role of the various regulatory parties (Classification society, flag state, coastal state, independent competent person (ICP)/ independent verification body (IVB), Notified Body).
If necessary performs activities abroad; on site, offshore or with client.
Assists the onshore emergency organization when required.
Prepares regulatory compliance procedures, databases and plans for the project.
Coordinate communication between regulatory parties and company (incl. subcontractors) and maintain status overview.
Coordinates all permits, licenses, approvals, notifications and consents from the applicable regulatory parties during all phases of the project.
Assists contracts engineer in the preparation of the verification/certification and classification contracts and control of all contract activities.
Communicates RC status to line and project management.
Acts as focal point for coastal, flag and class related questions/issues and establish a good and professional relationship between company and regulatory parties.
Monitors compliance with coastal, flag and class requirements.
Monitors that certificates are properly maintained and stored.
Assists asset team in timely establishing scopes for class, flag and verification surveys.
Monitors assurance activities and coordinate verification activities on Safety & Environmental Critical Elements (SECE's) in line with the operational performance standards.
Monitors timely completion of surveys, issuance of certificates and closure of conditions of class, authority, memoranda to owner and verification anomalies.
Performs and witnesses surveys and pre-surveys.
Provides monthly status report.
Reviews the Performance Standards and prepares verification scheme.
Reviews RM's (modifications and projects) on changes that could influence compliance requirements.
Maintains the Legal register.
Prepares Tender documentation.
Pro-actively searches, assesses and distributes new applicable legislation.
Monitors and controls efficient and practical implementation of IMO and coastal state requirements.
Discusses the implementation of new legislation with relevant parties to ensure compliance and checks proper implementation of new legislation through audits.
Performs audits for ISM, ISPS, ISO 9001 and 14001.
Acts as focal point for communication with Flag state authorities and record correspondence.
Coaches more junior engineers and identifies training/competency requirements.
Contributes to department year plan.
Checks status of surveys, certificates, conditions of class, authority and verification anomalies of Company owned FPSOs.
Can act as the Company Security Officer for ISPS, reporting directly to the President in case of security issues on the fleet.

Qualifications & experience
Bachelor/Master degree in Marine Engineering, or equivalent.
Excellent written and spoken English.
Experience with maritime and offshore rules and regulations.
Experience in auditing.
Experience in function

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 917423.


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