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Senior Underwater Operations Engineer

  • Job reference: 924884
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Operations / Production
  • Date posted: 15/04/2019

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of senior underwater operations engineer, based in Aberdeen.

Responsibilities include:
Works together with asset teams to deliver optimised solutions. Liaises with discipline Technical Authorities to define objectives and deliver operations in line with Project Delivery Process.
Ensures that all requirements under company Policy & Regulations are met for the subsea operational activities.
Liaises with the discipline Technical Authorities to develop functional / operational specifications for subsea IRM, light construction and subsea intervention.
Tenders and evaluates bids for the supply, installation, maintenance, and refurbishment of subsea and associated equipment to meet project requirements.
Ensures all equipment is designed, built, and tested to appropriate company and industry standards.
Contract management including SHE & operational performance management & service quality of subsea vendors
Evaluates & recommends technology, equipment materials pertaining to subsea and ancillary equipment.
Ensures all company owned intervention equipment is maintained and stored in a proper manner.
Prepares detailed programmes and conducts peer reviews and risk assessments for the planned activities to bring about safe and efficient operations.
Provides onshore and offshore technical support during subsea activity.
Monitoring and reporting on subsea inventory both installed and stock.
Operations performance management, including tracking control, non-conformances, and safety performance during the subsea phase.
Liaises with discipline Technical authorities and Operations team in developing subsea intervention programmes and ensuring that all such activities are planned in accordance with Company and legislative requirements including SHE & Quality Assurance.
Follow-up design improvements and non-conformances highlighted during design, manufacturing and operational phases.
Works with Underwater Operations Team Leader to identify resourcing requirements and build team.

Skills & Experience:
Strong project management skills.
Experience in working in diverse subsea environments, e.g. brown field engineering, & new facilities, UKCS, West Africa, Deep and Shallow water operations from fixed platforms, FPSO's and DP vessels.
Good knowledge of subsea architecture, design, specification, controls, manifolds and wellheads.
Experience of design and installation of new / retrofit subsea systems using DSV & ROVSV.
Demonstrable skills in planning and implementation of barriers and isolations philosophies with contingencies for non-standard isolations.
Understands risk identification with mitigation plans.
Deliver high quality work on time to allow informed decision making.
Contracting management - developing ITTs, technical evaluation, performance management
DSV & ROVSV experience.

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 925884.


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