Senior Subsea Project Engineer - Decommissioning

Posted 30 April 2024
Salary Neg
Job type Permanent
DisciplineOil and Gas RecruitmentEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameLachlan Nicholson

Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Subsea Project Engineer - Decommissioning, based in Aberdeen.

Applicants must have the full legal rights to work in the UK.

* Responsible for delivery of assigned Decommissioning Projects, plus joint responsibility for the overall success of all decommissioning activities, working with the wider team to ensure decommissioning campaigns and activities are executed safely, within budget and on schedule.
* Work together with technical leads, contractors, verifiers, all company functions and the decommissioning department to promote and ensure a cohesive and collaborative team environment in which to deliver successful projects.
* Work with the Decommissioning Manager and Decommissioning Team Lead to support the development of people within the decommissioning department. Be aware of the roles and responsibilities for team members allocated to the project, get to know their capabilities and development aspirations and support this where possible in project activities.
* Ensure compliance with the Decommissioning Programme and any other regulatory interfaces on the project.

SHE (as per SHE-PRO-101):
* Perform a Safety Leadership role on project(s), ensuring a cohesive approach to safety and committing to: no harm to people and no adverse impact to the environment.
* Demonstrate an exemplary safety leadership standard, and provide clear direction on SHE expectations by communicating effectively. Be a demonstrably visible presence offshore.
* Support the communication of lessons learned from incidents, and audit findings.

Decommissioning Focus:
* Take accountability for successful decommissioning project delivery for assigned project(s) and joint accountability for the success of all International Division Decommissioning projects and activities.

For assigned decommissioning projects:
* Provide specialist subsea support to decommissioning projects, both those assigned and as support to other projects.
* Provide specialist input to update & coordinate relevant Pipeline Works Authorisations affected by planned decommissioning scopes, engagement with project workstreams to identify any affected activities / constraints, and engagement with NSTA.
* Liaise with 3rd party Suppliers & Contractors for onshore delivery of Project / studies
* Provide subsea input to development of project Decommissioning Programmes
* Provide specialist subsea support to the workstreams for scoping & development of subsea / pipeline flushing & isolation / disconnection scopes
* Work with the decommissioning project teams / workstreams to identify, and develop scopes for, specific studies necessary to support the decommissioning of the subsea infrastructure
* Ensure projects are lead through the PDP process, author project charter, and work together with the technical leads to ensure full project cost estimating, annual budgeting, effective cost reporting, SOX controls, full project risk management, overall project planning & milestones, leads scenario planning, compile resource profiles, agree project objectives and metrics, maintain robust management of change, ensure an effective evaluate phase(s) is conducted so learnings can be taken forward.
* Responsible for maintaining oversight of the scopes of the work streams, ensuring they are collectively being delivered to the success criteria and that the technical leads are working together in an effective manner.
* Responsible for working with the technical leads and Information Management (IM) team to: populate the Databook and ensure the quality and completeness of knowledge & project content is maintained during the course of the project in accordance with IM procedures.
* Responsible for regulatory approvals alongside SHE for Decommissioning Programme, derogation, stakeholder engagement, environmental waste accounting and legacy requirements.
* Establish active and consistent risk (threat and opportunity) management throughout all decommissioning phases.
* Takes an overview of relationship management for the project, for example: works with SCCO in managing JV relations, works with SHE in managing OPRED relations, works with NSLT in managing NSTA relations, works with technical lead in managing key contractor relations.
* Ensure effective and value-adding reporting is in place, including financial control and reporting.
* Work with SCCO to develop supply chain action plans for decommissioning.
* Work with SCCO to ensure the supply chain is informed about decommissioning work programmes and business opportunities with company through timely and effective engagement in order to stimulate competitive interest in working with company.
* Take accountability for financial budgets for the Decommissioning Projects under their ownership.
* Work closely with the SCCO and finance teams to ensure the project is well managed in line with the contract and commercial agreements.

Experience & Qualifications:
* Competency in contract management.
* Competency in risk assessment and mitigation at project level.
* Technical/Engineering degree or relevant experience in a technical field.
* Commitment to continuous professional development
* Experience of managing budgets, teams and working collaboratively with external parties.
* Knowledge of the offshore working environment and/or site based working.

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: PR/071547.

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