Survey Inspection and Data Advisor

Posted 02 May 2024
Salary Neg
Job type Permanent
DisciplineOil and Gas RecruitmentEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameAlan Patterson

Job description

We are working with a leading survey business based in Aberdeen who are looking for a Survey Inspection and Data Advisor on a STAFF basis.

The role can be worked remotely but within the UK, as long as the successful candidate is willing to travel to Aberdeen as and when required to attend meetings and travel offshore.

The role would suit someone who has a background in working in survey data processing and inspection in an offshore environment but now would prefer an onshore based role with occasional offshore trips. A key part of the role is to mentor, develop and support a team of existing offshore survey and inspection staff.

The ideal candidate would be:
* Qualified in the survey sector with recognised industry qualifications
* Experienced in offshore operations, including operational working practices in the fields of data processing and inspection and the systems required to fulfil these roles eg asset integrity databases, inspection hardware, data processing software packages and the sensors required during operations.
* Ideal role for a candidate with Inspection and Data Processing offshore experience who is looking to be based onshore.
* Current and valid certification for offshore field working.
* Strong communication skills.
* HSSEQ knowledge and understanding.

The main duties:

Data Processing/ Inspection
* Responsible for the management of performance and career development of all Offshore Personnel in the field of Data Processing and Inspection. This includes the induction and development of Offshore Personnel to ensure a successful transition into field operations with suitable competencies for their roles.
* Oversees the Personnel Performance and Development process for Offshore Personnel and leads the formation and execution of personal mentoring, coaching, and training plans.
* Working with the Offshore Personnel Management Team and MAI Client Deliverables.
* Working with the OPDM and MAI Client Deliverables to proactively support Data Processing and Inspection Field Staff with emphasis on the following;
o Promoting a positive inclusive culture, communicating and engaging with the pool of field staff, delivering a consistent level of support.
o Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of offshore operations in their field of expertise.
o Ideally experienced or strong working knowledge within Data Processing and Inspection disciplines.
o Strong working knowledge of all Marine Asset Service Lines.
o Support in the onboarding of new employees and existing colleagues, including induction and provide ongoing guidance. Promoting to all field staff the One Fugro message.
o Meeting with field colleagues as required, via site visits, offshore trips, Townhall meetings and Europe / Africa Regional Workshops. Ensuring that all reporting (end of trip reports, personnel assessments, probationary and best practice etc.) are undertaken and delivered promptly.
o Comprehensive knowledge of competency (Kahuna) and discipline specific portfolios, promoting participation and completion of systems. To be or qualify to be a Qualified Competency Assessor, ensuring timely response to completed assignments.
o Provide support and advice to all Data Processing and Inspection colleagues on personnel training and development. Utilise internal training resources and aid with the design, development and implementation of any additional training requirements.
o Support and review of external training courses and providers. Promote available training on a quarterly basis, confirming attendance of relevant colleagues.
o Ensuring Training Matrix for all grades are maintained, current and aligned to career development and company strategy.
o Liaise with the industry Supply Chain to maintain a working knowledge of technological developments and improvements with a view to incorporating these within future training and Training Matrices.
o Ensure that career development opportunities are captured, managed, and implemented. Recognising colleagues that require additional support, supplying guidance and planning improvement programs. Additionally recognising high achievers and supporting progression to promotion.
o Champion HSSEQ across the business streams. Be an active member of the Field Staff HSSEQ Sub-committee, promoting and presenting initiatives and company programs, either via onsite, e-learning or in person. As required review incident reports and provide remedial or close out actions and solutions from a technical viewpoint.
o As required, supply technical support during the interview process.

Who you'll be working with:
* Working within the Offshore Personnel Management Team supporting the Offshore Personnel Development Manager and MAI Client Deliverables in the management, development and training of Field Staff.

This job is for you if:
* Working in a small team that supports the whole of our Field Staff colleagues, promoting a positive and inclusive culture.
* You are looking for a position that will continue to utilise your technical skills and experience whilst working in a hybrid environment (Vessel / Project / Office / Home).
* Have an interest in sharing your knowledge and helping to shape the careers of colleagues.
* Are proactive, confident in decision making and can think on a strategic level.

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: TR/071671.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.