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Petroplan’s base in Cape Town was opened in 2013. This investment provided on-the-ground support for clients centred in South Africa. Our close-knit team both recruits and mobilizes oil and gas contract personnel from South Africa to as far as Mozambique where we are registered to comply with local employment conditions.

The modern office is located in the heart of the Central Business District in Cape Town with some of the best restaurants and eateries in the world on your doorstep. As with all of our offices, flexible working is an option; this means you can end your week on a Friday lunchtime.

With an extended weekend our people take advantages of the outdoor pursuits that the locality of Cape Town affords. So, whether it’s taking 10 minutes walk to the beach for water sports or trekking up Table Mountain, a trip to Robben Island, or getting  on the Wine route; recharging for a busy recruitment week is easy.

If you don’t see a current job that you feel is appropriate please do email your CV to [email protected] as we are always looking for talented individuals to join on our team.

Subsea Structural Engineer
Negotiable
16 February 2018


Our client, a large Oil & Gas organisation is looking to add a Subsea Structural Engineer, based in St. John's NL. Candidates need to based locally.


This is a 1 year independent contract that is expected to be extended for 2.5 years depending on the progress of the project, needs of the business etc. This is a Monday to Friday, 8-5 office position based in St. John's, NL but will require frequent local travel to fabrication sites.

Key Responsibilities:
* Assist the Subsea Projects Team with the design and fabrication of subsea manifold structures, including associated testing, inspections, loadout and installation, as required.
* Manage contractor design in accordance with industry codes, standards and design guidelines, client specifications and project scope of work.
* Lead the review of contractor design documentation including detailed design reports, equipment specifications, data sheets and Material Take Offs.
* Provide day to day support for projects where required including internal progress reporting.
* Travel to and from fabrication sites/facilitates to review or oversee scope progress when required (estimated once or twice per week)
* Promote positive safety culture.

Requirments:
* Minimum of 10 years related experience in offshore oil and gas development/operations.
* Bachelor's Degree or Masters of Science in Engineering.
* Professional Engineering Designation.
* Fabrication site and/or shop experience.
* Aware of all relevant codes and standards applicable to subsea structures design and fabrication.
* Extensive knowledge and understanding of CNLOPB regulatory requirements.
* Excellent communication, leadership and problem-solving skills.
* Demonstrated ability to work closely with teams of engineering staff and contractors.
* Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team and with others outside the formal organization.
* Proficiency in MS Office applications.
* Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.
* High goals and standards for self with personal commitment to maintaining professional competency through continuing education, training and development.

Nice to Haves:
* Design and/or design verification experience including interfacing with Certifying Authority.
* Familiarity with the industry governing specifications for all aspects of subsea structural design and fabrication in Newfoundland and Labrador.
* Experience with managing project interfaces, both internal and external.
* Previous experience and/or qualifications with welding qualification and testing.
* Experience with the integration of controls hardware.
* Experience with Factory Acceptance Testing and Site Integration Testing for subsea structures and systems

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Quality Engineer
Negotiable
15 February 2018

Quality Engineer
Location: Houston

Our client is a leading manufacturer of control and safety products as well as designs and develops solutions for engines, compressors and other rotating equipment. We are looking for an ambitious Quality Engineer to drive continuous process improvement and serve as an internal and external quality expert.

Quality Engineer Responsibilities

  • Drive Continuous Process Improvement using statistical techniques and lean methodology
  • Improve Quality Management System procedures
  • Perform internal and external audits and facilitate action plans for non-conformance's
  • Train employees on ISO-9001, statistical techniques problem solving and quality awareness
  • Support engineering product launches providing PPAP direction for the organization including but not limited to Control Plans, PFMEA, DFMEA, process Maps, and Capability Studies


Quality Engineer Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Technical Field
  • 3-5 years' experience as a Quality Engineer and in a manufacturing environment
  • Must have an extensive understanding of statistics and be Proficient in data analysis


Preferred Experience

  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer
  • Six Sigma Green/Black belt
  • Iso-9001 Lead Auditor
  • Knowledge of machining, assembly and process control



All applicants must be able to work in the USA without sponsorship.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Mechanical Technician
Negotiable
15 February 2018

POSITION: Senior Mechanical Commissioning Technician LOCATION: Field Based, CHAD SCHEDULE: 28/28

Key responsibilities:

Reporting to the Commissioning Manager, (in conjunction with the Maintenance Superintendent & Field Superintendent), the Senior Mechanical Commissioning Technician is responsible to provide:

 Commissioning expertise on behalf of Chad Operations & Maintenance Management within a green field and brown field project environment as the Senior Mechanical Commissioning Technician as required.

 Collaborative development of detailed Mechanical Commissioning Procedures and Commissioning Plans in conjunction with the Operations Services Function Group, Construction Group and Operations Group in accordance with recognised industry, ISO international and Company standards.

 Provide leading operations guidance to ensure that the pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up of facilities is seamless and delivered in a prescribed manor in preparation for RFO (Ready for Operations).

 Facilitate a co-operative working arena within the Project Business Unit and other functional support groups.

 Remain current with knowledge and understanding of industry operating standards, practices and technology.

 Provide the opportunity for CA&A (Competency Assessment & Assurance) based training of national staff throughout the course of the commissioning process in conjunction with the Operations Maintenance & Production Departments as outlined in the company training plan.

Detailed Description:

 Experience in Emergency Response as part of an Emergency Response Team within Production Operations & Maintenance (on-shore & off-shore).

 Competent in the preparation of commissioning planning and reporting documentation

 Competent in understanding and explaining related documentation (P&ID's, Piping isometric drawings, construction plans, Plant integrity and inspection procedures and planning, installation and start-up of rotating equipment (centrifugal, & PD Pumps, Prime-movers, Diesel and Gas reciprocating engines), Gas compression facilities, Fired heaters, Vessels and associated process isolation Valve systems

 Competent in troubleshooting and interrogating rotating equipment performance.

 Track record in developing and working within matrix-type functional support organisational structure.

 Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and in a remote fast-changing developing environment.

 Experience within oil/gas field operations and/ or project based facilities development covering well sites, gathering systems and manifolds, testing facilities, production facilities and production operations, in a multi-national commissioning operations team.

 Experience with plant upgrading and general process optimisation.

Supervises: Assigned discipline Mechanical commissioning technicians as required. The position also requires the 'on the job' training of junior trainee Technicians in accordance with the company Competency Assessment & Assurance training plan in conjunction with the Maintenance/ Production and Training Departments.

Duties:

 Demonstrate leadership skills in a commissioning environment

 Access to technical and operations networks in the industry

 Implementation and sharing best practice

 Sound knowledge of technical, operating, safety and legal requirements and standards relevant to the oil and gas industry

 Ability to function in a matrix structure with construction, maintenance, engineering and training departments and peers located at site, in country and possibly in an engineering office environment in London and other contractor engineering locations

 Extreme cultural sensitivity required in order to integrate in a multi-cultural and multi-national environment.

Essential Abilities:

 Ability to master new techniques unique to upstream operations

 Sound understanding of Mechanical commissioning processes and procedures

 Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor national disciplined staff in commissioning best practice and procedures in accordance with industry Competency Assessment & Assurance training practices

 Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills at all levels

 Proven track record of commissioning and Integrity based background in the oil & gas industry

 Track record in international Oil & Gas Facilities Maintenance & Operations

 Effective understanding and sensitivity for cultural diversity.

Minimum Qualifications:

Potential candidates interested in the Senior Mechanical Technician position MUST meet the following requirements:

 HND/ HNC or relevant qualification in a Mechanical engineering discipline

 Emergency Management & Control Competent

 Current qualification in CA&A (Competency Assessment and Assurance) Training assessment and verification to OPITO/NVQ Standard



About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Lead Process Safety Engineer
Negotiable
14 February 2018


The Lead Process Safety Engineer will be responsible for all aspects of Process Safety engineering activity on an offshore project in the Caspian region.

  • Working with the Engineering Contractor during FEED and long lead procurement phases of the Project, providing technical integrity assurance in the delivery of the Process Safety scope of work, as well as input to the overall project and engineering decisions. The incumbent will be responsible for the planning of any future stages of the work for the Process Safety discipline.
  • Key attributes involve a working knowledge of all relevant codes, standards, and regulations that pertain to the design of the facility, significant experience in relevant discipline engineering position. Individual to have a high level of technical competence and comfortable playing a lead discipline role in a multi-discipline engineering team.

  • Experience in design safety in front end engineering design and detailed design, EPMS Contractor experience on major Projects. Drilling Engineering experience will be a further benefit. A broad experience in terms of the various aspects of design and Process safety is required.

  • Track record of delivery and able to demonstrate effective project technical management and leadership skills.

  • An ability to assess a design and identify what could go wrong and how severe any possible consequences may be, using engineering judgement.

  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills. Ability to lead through influencing others. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the project team, Contractors and leadership team.

  • A self-starter and pragmatic decision maker, willing to challenge and ensure engineering value is delivered.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

IT Audit and Compliance Consultant
US$50 - US$100 per hour
14 February 2018


The Role - A consulting opportunity within IT Audit and Compliance


Location - Houston, TX


Duration - 6-7 months


Company - Multinational Oil and Gas company


We are looking for 1-2 people who have internal controls experience and who may have worked on a SOX compliance program previously.
Compliance and evaluation activities associated with similar projects.
Please do get in touch if you have a IT Audit and Compliance background, have SOX/Sarbanes experience and are interested in a consulting role.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Oil/Gas CDL Driver
Negotiable
13 February 2018


As a Equipment Operator, you will participate as a crew member in well site and rig up/rig down operations. You will operate a company vehicle on a daily basis between the district and work site to deliver products, service tools, and equipment. This position will also operate designated equipment as assigned by the Service Supervisor.
Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the safe operation of assigned equipment on all locations while under the supervision of the Service Supervisor or other crew members
  • Ability to learn the disciplines of driving and rigging up equipment on location and assist during the rigging up and down of service lines and equipment at the well site
  • Perform all Pre-job and Post-job maintenance duties and reports
  • Responsible for maintaining equipment and the cleanliness of the equipment
  • Complete all Pre/Post trip reports for all equipment
  • Properly maintain Driver DOT Logs
  • Maintain satisfactory driving record
  • Must be willing to obtain knowledge of pumping standards
  • Ability to learn to operate auxiliary equipment: stake bed, acid transport and sand truck
  • Ability to learn to operate different types of equipment and support well site activity
  • Ability to maintain condition of treating iron


Requirements:

  • Experience is preferred but not required
  • Able to pass H2S certification
  • Valid Class A, able to acquire HAZMAT
  • Pass Crane Training and other Qualifications as Required
  • Must have an active telephone and the ability to be on 24-hour call
  • Ability to work a "24 hour on call" rotational schedule, flexible work schedule, including long and/or irregular hours and nights and weekends
  • Required to travel to job sites for a week or more at a time in a designated area
  • Must be able to perform physical labor involving frequent lifting (over 50lbs.), carrying, bending, and shoveling
  • Work environment with chemicals, fumes/gasses, noxious odors, heights, noise, radiation, and exposure to weather conditions such as cold, rain/dampness, heat/humidity, and wind

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Sr Manager- Mineral Processing
Negotiable
13 February 2018


Senior Manager- Mineral Processing
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will:
* Contribute to the development of a strategic vision and lead or support company-wide technology initiatives in Mineral Processing (milling, pre-concentration & concentration) of complex ore bodies, in challenging jurisdictions:
Design, coordinate and implement plant optimization & growth programs
Advise, plan and supervise Mineral Processing technology evaluation and development in Innovation for new projects and mine expansions ? test and develop technology breakthroughs through several new mineral processing initiatives (in gold and copper mining);
* Deliver results by closely working with the clients internal experts in related subjects identifying challenges of major significance, assembling and coordinating high-quality teams in technological identification and development for implementation to resolve these challenges;
* Create and maintain an outstanding network of experts and a comprehensive technology portfolio in Mineral Processing.
* Be a company-wide expert on mineral processing
* Lead the further development and implementation of our mineral processing technology strategy & vision
* Manage the strategic mineral processing technology initiatives, focusing on value addition to our operations
* Take an active role on mining challenges & growth projects at our projects and flagship operations
* Develop & maintain partnerships in support of the key initiatives
* Support priorities and needs related to mineral processing technologies.
Qualifications:
* Post graduate degree (M.Eng) or higher
* 10-15 years of experience in Mineral Processing in the technology awareness, evaluation, development and implementation field
* Knowledge of a broad range of technologies, potentially outside the mining industry, which can be potentially leveraged
* Ability to develop an understanding of the economics and the engineering of the proposed solutions so that the solution is driven by technical, financial and business considerations
* Experience in the operation of mines is an attractive competence
* Exposure to a global matrix organization.
* Proven attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
* Excellent organizational, time management and office management skills
* Ability to work effectively as part of a team, as well as independently
* Demonstrated well-developed interpersonal skills, with a courteous and pleasant customer service focus
* Works well under pressure, change and ambiguity
* Effective project management skills
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Capability to multi-task, self-manage and self-motivate
* Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

I&CS Engineer
Negotiable
13 February 2018


Petroplan are seeking experienced Instrument & Control Systems (I&CS) Engineers for various clients within the Gulf Coast region of the United States.


Job Overview


The I&CS Engineer will provide leadership, coordination, guidance, mentoring, and supervision for all phases of capital project planning, design, execution, and startup. Lead multi-functional engineering team.
The ideal candidate will provide assistance to the Project team and work with project managers to provide support on reliability reviews, safety system reviews, equipment strategy development and TA maintenance reviews


Responsibilities

  • Act as SME (subject matter expert) for all I&CS equipment on Projects and provide technical support for various Project groups.
  • Perform design reviews, factory acceptance testing for instrumented systems on large refinery capital projects
  • Provide assistance to the Project team and work with project managers to provide support on reliability reviews, safety system reviews, constructability reviews, equipment strategy development and TA maintenance reviews
  • Estimates costs for engineering & construction projects
  • Provide I&CS leadership, coordination, guidance, mentoring, and supervision for all phases of capital project planning, design, execution, and startup. Lead multifunctional engineering team.

Experience / Qualifications
  • BSc in Engineering - Electrical / Instrumentation
  • 8-10 yrs experience in an operational refinery / petro-chem facility
  • Knowledge of applicable codes, standards, and trade practices
  • Knowledge of instrumentation engineering principles, theories, and concepts

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Fabrication Supervisor
Up to US$75000 per annum
12 February 2018


Fabrication Supervisor
Location: Houston, TX

Petroplan is working with an established and rapidly growing manufacturer who is in need of a dependable Fabrication Supervisor.

In this position, you will be responsible for maximizing efficiency by analyzing workflow, assembly methods and workforce utilization. You lead by example and determine which parts and tools are needed to meet manufacturing goals according to specification and schedule.

Fabrication Supervisor Requirements:
· 5 years' experience as a Fabrication Supervisor
· Must have experience with Laser Cutting
· Lean Six Sigma Methodologies

Our client offers excellent work stability, competitive pay, full benefits and career growth.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

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