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Senior Operations Engineer

  • Job reference: 926694
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: neg
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Operations / Production
  • Date posted: 19/07/2019

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


Provide objective 'day-day' operations function support and coaching to the operated asset teams, across onshore, offshore, wells and subsea assets. This will cover all operational aspects of control of work, safe isolation / leak testing / reinstatement, start-up and (re)commissioning activity, operational risk assessment, management of change and technical queries.

Support the identification, development, implementation and maintenance of company operational standards and practices to ensure consistent best practice is deployed across all operated asset locations.

Support the assurance and governance of operational practice across all operated asset locations via participation in or leadership of audits as per annual assurance programme.

Support the development and delivery of the operations training & competency framework.

Qualifications and Experience:

Extensive understanding of operations management across offshore oil & gas assets. Ideally includes onshore asset understanding also but not essential.

Good understanding of major accident hazard legislation and its implication for operational controls.

Good understanding of Process Safety Management / Operating Integrity.

Key influencer and able to successfully deliver change initiatives within an operational environment at all levels of the organisation.

Degree level or equivalent in an engineering discipline.

Preferably Chartered Engineer.

Significant operational experience at a supervisory level or above for offshore and subsea assets. Ideally includes onshore asset experience but not essential.

UKCS and Netherlands Offshore training and certifications for asset visits

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 926694.

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