MDE

Lead Instrument Engineer
Location: Aberdeen
Posted: June 12, 2019
Reference: 4888
Contact: Sam Coggins

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

Lead Instrument Engineer – NNS
Maintenance and Inspection Leader
Aberdeen

CONTEXT:

Lead
discipline engineer within the maintenance and inspection department of the
asset and will lead a team of discipline engineers in the provision of
technical/engineering advice and support in relation to maintenance activities.

MAIN ACTIVITIES:

SECE

·
Define
and continuously maintain the means of assurance activities required to achieve
and maintain the performance standards for safety critical equipment over the
asset life cycle.

·
Participate
in/contribute to safety studies/HAZOPS, etc.

BUDGET

·
Prepare
and manage the discipline budget and ensure closure expenditure is within
acceptable % of original budget.

·
Manage
the cost control process within budget for discipline for routine and non-routine
jobs and modifications.

·
Manage
the approval of requisitions through the Company CINDY system.

PERSONNEL MANAGMENT

·
Develop
and maintain good working relationships with site personnel through effective
communication and by making regular visits to operated assets.

·
Manage
the development of skills and knowledge of the team to deliver best performance
from both an individual and team perspective.

·
Manage
the appraisal process for team, identifying technical and business training
needs.

CONTRACT MANAGEMENT

·
Manage
/ Facilitate contract tenders and negotiations relating to maintenance
services.

·
Manage
technical application of contract services, taking a lead role in the
involvement/co-ordination of, and interface between, onshore/site/offshore
teams/contractors ensuring effective communication and understanding between
appropriate parties.

·
Manage
/ Facilitate SQM meetings.

·
Develop
positive and constructive relationships with contractors and suppliers. Identify opportunities to improve
contractor/supplier performance, reduce costs and improve the quality of
services/products supplied.


MAINTENANCE ENGINEERING

·
Contribute
to the development of strategies for the maintenance, inspection and operation
of plant/equipment to ensure that all plant and equipment meets verification
and compliance requirements, in accordance with the TEPUK maintenance
philosophy.

·
Apply
LEAN process to optimise maintenance in accordance with the TEPUK minimum
maintenance guidelines.

·
Technical
assessment of planned maintenance change requests and technical justification
deferrals of CAT A maintenance.

TECHNICAL

·
Lead
a team of discipline engineers, with responsibility for providing work
direction and technical guidance, checking work/project progress, identifying
team resources, setting priorities and time schedule.

·
Provide
specialist technical/engineering advice and guidance to site/offshore personnel
on the operation and maintenance of plant/equipment ensuring highest safety
standards, a timely response to queries and minimal disruption to operations.

·
Encourage
the reporting of all incidents, ensure that incidents are investigated and
action incident close-outs as appropriate.

·
Conduct
ad-hoc technical surveys on site/offshore and at vendor/repair locations,
providing detailed technical reports identifying problems and solutions and
ensuring optimum performance from contractors.

·
Ensure
all relevant operations and maintenance procedures and documentation are
maintained in an accurate and current status and are available on request.

·
Ensure
that maintenance activities are appropriately prioritised within operations
maintenance plans.

·
Prepare/Review
scopes of work and economic justification for modifications ensuring they are
correctly engineered, documented and reported, and that all maintenance
activities/modifications are implemented in accordance with statutory/Company
standards and correctly closed-out. Manage actions in stream in accordance with
priority and target end dates.

·
Prepare/Review
scopes of work for vendor services, make recommendations on preferred
contractors and co-ordinate vendors, materials and equipment for planned and
unplanned activities, monitoring and controlling manpower usage,
vendor/contractor performance and expenditure.
Lead, as appropriate, in vendor/contractor audits.

·
Ensure
that all activities are carried out in a safe and effective manner and that all
interventions are controlled by authorised persons, satisfy statutory and
Company standards and that no hazardous incidents or events occur.

·
Undertake
in-depth analyses/studies of problems and recommend longer-term solutions
and/or options and make recommendations to line management for approval. Investigate more complex problems by leading
multi-discipline teams/projects in conjunction with other operations personnel
or Technology Department.

Contribute to the development
of plant/equipment monitoring tools and strategies, proactively monitor, review
and analyse plant and equipment performance and provide feedback to Line
Management, identifying obsolescence problems, opportunities to maximise
production and performance and share best practice.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:

·
Degree
in Engineering/Technical Discipline.

·
Typically
10 years engineering experience in the oil & gas industry, including
offshore/site experience.

·
Chartered
Engineer status.

·
Detailed
knowledge of legislation/regulations relevant to discipline.

·
Significant
knowledge of offshore/terminal plant and equipment and maintenance systems.

·
Recognised
level of Company expertise in technical discipline.



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