Work in the Texan Oil and Gas Capital - Houston

Petroplan’s Houston office opened in 2009 in response to major contract wins in North America. Since then the team in Houston not only provides contract recruitment services for technical staff but has expanded to offer oil and gas businesses in Texas and beyond, professionals skilled in IT, Corporate Services and Finance.

Why work for our Houston office

Location: Our offices are modern and spacious, the local team is a great example of the opportunities for career progression at Petroplan, as a many of the team started out in our other international offices. With Petroplan’s approach to flexible working, you can work your hours in order to finish earlier on a Friday, Monday through to Thursday 7am till 4.30pm ,ending your week at 12 on a Friday lunchtime.  This approach makes it easy to take advantage of Houston’s great eateries, micro breweries and climate.  If you like to travel, you can reach Mexico, Las Vegas, Miami and the Rockies in 2 hours by plane or the cool capital of Austin by car. Most of all you get to work in THE Global Oil and Gas Hub where we have a strong client base and established reputation.

International Benefits: As a UK based employer, our Texan team receive company wide-benefits as well as locally relevant incentives. As well as offering 100% paid medical, dental and vision cover , 21 days vacation; we also offer monthly incentives and rewards.

Keep learning: Attending industry networking and training conferences is also encouraged and regular train the trainer events happen in the month to further embed a teamwork ethic. Just in 2016 the team took part at the Offshore Technology Conference, the largest oil and gas trade show in the US.

Get involved: Petroplan also encourages the team to take part in charity and external voluntary work. Recent support were for charities that included a team participating in the MS150 Bike Ride and contributing towards to Toys for Tots charity. We have also recently created a CSR committee which consults the team about local fundraising activities and plans a schedule of CSR events going forward.

People: Being part of an international business, you can reach beyond the boundaries of your location and tap into company’s broader knowledge base. With over 40 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry our teams collective capability makes us a specialist recruiter with a respected reputation. The team demonstrates a real meritocratic success based culture, over 60% of the team has been promoted at least once over the last 2 years.

If you don’t see a current job that you feel is appropriate please do utilise the form and send us your CV as we are always looking for talented individuals to join on our team.

Coil Tubing Supervisor
Negotiable
20 November 2017


Coil Tubing Supervisor

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES:


  • Participate in the development of policies and procedures to meet operational service line requirements

  • Ensure adherence to operational policies, procedures to achieve safety objectives

  • Provide positive solutions, constructive operational feedback, and corrective actions to senior leadership

  • Interact with the customer to provide troubleshooting techniques, job solutions and to confirm all program requirements are monitored

  • Participate in investigative activities where infractions occur

  • Responsible for providing supervisors and crews of the Coiled Tubing Department with proper support, leadership, and guidance while maintaining a high degree of service quality

  • Work directly with and support the Department Supervisor to provide technical expertise and demonstrate best practices

  • Help to identify department needs, as well as helping to create and organize improvements and initiatives

  • Forefront on special projects, commissioning of new equipment, and high profile jobs

  • Review of job programs and tickets

  • Perform regular on-site inspections

  • Conduct special projects, equipment follow up, and clerical duties

  • Job program interpretation and application; executing job design

  • Supervision of junior Coiled Tubing Operators


KEY ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCIES:


  • Strong understanding of coiled tubing capabilities, job types, equipment maintenance and manufacturing processes

  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship-building, and verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to perform equipment assessments to ensure equipment and personnel safety for a mobile coiled tubing operation to maximize customer expectations

  • Must be able to interact effectively and work comfortably with both field and management staff

  • Strong leadership, mentoring and delegation skills

  • Travel to/from the district base is required

  • Ability to perform position expectations in remote locations

  • Basic computers skills, including: Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook

  • This position is considered to be a Safety Sensitive Position and may require additional screening

  • This position has bona fide physical requirements and may require additional screening (please refer to the applicable Physical Demands Profile)


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:


  • 5 years progressive work experience in the Coiled Tubing service line including developed operational experience in all equipment

  • Satisfactory Class 1 and driver's abstract required

  • Leadership and / or supervisory experience mentoring personnel in the service line

  • Thorough knowledge of Coiled Tubing pump operations required

  • Basic fracturing knowledge an asset

  • Previous oilfield services experience required


*Locations will be grand prairie, medicine hat or red deer*****

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

Machine Shop Supervisor
Negotiable
17 November 2017


Machine Shop Supervisor
Houston, TX
Our client is a rapidly growing advanced contract manufacturer providing engineered solutions to a wide array of industries. We are looking for an ambitious Machine Shop Supervisor to increase production, improve processes and support the overall growth of the company.

Machine Shop Supervisor Responsibilities

  • Manage scheduling of jobs and work flow.
  • Lead daily production meetings communicating safety, quality, scheduling, and efficiencies.
  • Support company mission, vision, strategic plan and goals and support management decisions.
  • Maintain work flow by monitoring steps of the process, setting processing variables, observing control points and equipment.
  • Develop reporting procedures and systems in facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points, initiating fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
  • Complete production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel, accomplishing work results, and establishing priorities.
  • Work closely with other departments to maintain continuous work flow.
  • Maintain quality by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Provide manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data, answering questions and responding to request.
  • Create and revise systems and procedures by analyzing operating practices, record-keeping systems, forms of control, and budgetary and personnel requirements and implementing the change.
  • Maintain workforce by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees, developing personal growth opportunities.
  • Ensure operations of equipment by calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Educate, train, and direct personnel on the use of all control points, equipment and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Work closely with HR to enforce all policy and procedures as well as partner with HR and management to resolve employee relations issues


Machine Shop Supervisor Benefits

  • Opportunity to join a reputable company during a time of extreme growth
  • Attractive base salary
  • 401k with 3% full match
  • Health, Dental and Life Insurance policy

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

Senior Production Engineer
Negotiable
15 November 2017

Petroplan is seeking an experience Sr. Production Engineer to join an Oil & Gas company. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing company with great compensation and benefits. We are searching for an engineer with experience in unconventional shale, primarily working Eagle Ford, Barnett or Permian. This position will be based in Houston, TX with the occasional travel to the field when needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in concert with field operations staff to insure production goals and cost controls are met.
  • Reviews economic status of well fields, requests/reviews bids for work to be performed, and recommends contractor and equipment.
  • Calculate final spill and release amounts.
  • Sustains products with cost reduction and yield improvements.
  • Recommend wells for recompletion and or abandonment.
  • Perform open hole and cased hole log evaluation.
  • Responsible for cost containment and regulatory compliance in concert with EHS personnel.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Petroleum Engineer or related degree is required
  • Minimum of 10 years experience
  • Minimum of 2 years field experience
  • Strong skills in the following: Project Management, Artificial Lift and Workover Operations
  • Extensive knowledge in Unconventional Resources
  • Client is unable to sponsor at this moment, candidates must be permanent residents or US citizens.

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

Telecommunications Engineer/Technologist
Negotiable
15 November 2017


On behalf of one of our clients Petroplan is currently seeking Telecommunications Engineers and Technologists for opportunities in St. John's, Newfoundland. Reporting to the Engineering Lead you will design, install, maintain, and troubleshoot communications equipment. ­ The equipment includes but is not limited to the following: ­ Marine Navigation Systems, VHF / UHF Radio, Navigational Aids, Satellite and Microwave Communications, CCTV Systems, Environmental Monitoring Systems, Entertainment Systems, and Utilities (UPS)

The successful candidate's background will include the completion of an Electrical Engineering Degree or a diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology and 4 years experience, ideally in the area of Communications and/or Navigation. Experience in the offshore oil and gas industry is an asset.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Interpret client needs and then explore, analyze, and introduce design concepts, cost effective solutions, and innovative methods
  • Complete detailed technical analysis and review of solutions (including, but not limited to, drawings, specifications, design studies, technical reports, Inspection and Test Plans, test results, etc.) to verify conformity with the Scope of Work and project design criteria
  • Be a technical expert reference in discussions with Clients and Suppliers, and respond to technical queries related to design criteria
  • Assist in the installation and implementation of equipment; following client approved documentation including design and construction documents, inspection plans, procedures and checklists
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, technical specifications, drawings and any installation and commissioning procedures as defined in workpacks, along with inspection and test plans
  • Ensure opportunities for improvements to all aspects of performance (safety, environment, cost, schedule, quality, operations, reliability) are actively pursued and discussed with the client
  • Maintain detailed records of the work, including all observations and concerns



Experience & Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4 years' experience in Communications and/or Navigation.
  • Electrical Engineering Degree or a diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology or Professional Engineer (P.Eng) registered to practice by PEGNL in the Province of Newfoundland & Labrador or registration as Professional Technologist (PTech) with AETTNL
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, specifications, codes and standards
  • Good knowledge of relevant engineering principles, standards and regulations relating to design, construction, and safety standards in Newfoundland & Labrador
  • Strong background with resolution of technical issues during project planning and execution phases
  • Familiarity with offshore, electrical, navigational and communications-related codes and standards an asset
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office; CAD skills would be an asset
  • LAN/Networking experience would be an asset



Please note only residents of Newfoundland and Labrador will be considered. Petroplan appreciates all candidate interest however only those that are under consideration will be contacted.

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

Head of Subsurface Operations
Negotiable
15 November 2017


Head of Subsurface Operations - Qatar

Responsibilities:

- Plan, coordinate and manage subsurface activities with primary focus on development drilling within the Surveillance and Well Operations Division.

- Development and redevelopment of Mid Jurassic reservoirs and development of Khuff reservoir (300 wells).

- Maximize the economic recovery of the currently developed reserves and the discovered undeveloped reserves via sound engineering practices, optimum resource management and fit-for-purpose technology application.

- Manage, supervise, authorize, and approve the activities of the Subsurface Operations.

- Lead QA/QC integrated geosciences and petrophysics economics analysis and recommendation used for developing well prognoses (comprehensive drilling and completion plan/program for each well).

- Workover Operation: Collaborate with Operation and Surveillance sections for developing workover proposals in Geo/Reservoir Eng/Petrophysical aspects.

Experience needed:

- Minimum of 15 years work experience in the upstream Oil & Gas exploration, development and production businesses. This must include a minimum of 10 years direct technical/operational experience in subsurface field development and 3-5 years experience of team supervision.

- Broad technical experience is required in the fundamental areas of Geosciences, Petroleum / Reservoir Engineering and Petrophysics for field development.

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

Senior Petroleum Engineer
Negotiable
15 November 2017

Position: Sr. Petroleum Engineer

Location: Qatar

Job type: Permanent

We are currently working with a well established and expansion focused E&P business who are in the process of expanding their in-country presence. Due to this continued growth, a need has arisen within the business to add a highly experienced Petroleum Engineer to their team to assist with the ongoing and upcoming projects.

In this position, you will report directly into the Head of subsurface and be responsible for Stewarding and perform technical supervision of petroleum engineering activities including all aspects of well completion, workover and rigless well work (from job design to on-site implementation); well surveillance, well/field network performance modelling /optimization and reservoir management activities. Key challenges will include:

  • Performing technical supervision of well/surface network modelling and updating work including artificial lift design and troubleshooting for field performance optimization
  • Working on the longer term 5 year business plan and preparing the well plans
  • Support Geologist and Geophysicist in estimating original fluids in place by deterministic and probabilistic methods.

Suitable candidates will be a driven, autonomous, self-motivated drilling professional who is passionate and hungry to succeed, with a good command of the English language and passion for safety.

You must have at least 15 years of experience, with at least 5 years solid waterflooding experience.

You must also have at least a bachelor's degree in a relevant field.

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

Senior Operations Manager-Metal Manufacturing
Negotiable
15 November 2017

Senior Operations Manager-Metal Manufacturing
Location: South Fort Worth, TX

Our client is a leading, US headquartered, oil and gas equipment manufacturer who is looking to expand their leadership team by bringing on an experienced Operations Manager.

Senior Operations Manager Job Description:

  • Key responsibilities for this position would include: managing the overall production floor, running the day to day operations, and being the middle man between the production floor and the VP of Manufacturing.
  • Responsible for managing over 70 percent of the companies entire manufacturing process.
  • Responsible for the direct management of two employees, as well as the indirect management of over 100 total employees.

Senior Operations Manager Job Requirements:

  • Must have an extensive background in metal manufacturing, preferably in the oilfield equipment industry.
  • Must have no less than 5 years' of experience in a leadership role.
  • Bachelors' Degree in Engineering or a related discipline is strongly preferred.

Senior Operations Manager Benefits:

  • An exceptional salary and benefits package
  • The chance to play a crucial part in the growing of a top-notch organization

Please be aware that for the position of Senior Operations Manager

  • Relocation will not be provided, so all applicants must live in or near Fort Worth, TX.
  • All applicants must be eligible to work in the US for any employer, as sponsorship will not be provided.

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

Project Engineer - Sustain & Improve
Negotiable
13 November 2017


Petroplan are recruiting for a 'Project Engineer - Sustain and Improve' on behalf of an International EPC Company. The role will initially be based in Hamburg, Germany but will move to other locations periodically.

Candidates are required to speak German and Dutch.

Position


The Sustain & Improve (S&I) Engineer is part of the S&I team and will be responsible for ensuring compliance with Client standards and procedures for handover and close out of projects / minor plant changes at multiple Terminal level. The S&I Teams main task is to ensure that all site critical drawings / documents and GSAP asset structures are kept up to date ensuring Terminals are audit ready. By doing so the "6 pillars of DGAME" will be maintained at all times. The 6 DGAME pillars are the following:

Pillar 1: Site critical drawings (PEFS, Hazardous Area, Plot Plans and C&E Diagrams)
Pillar 2: Asset Register(SAP Maintenance Module and Equipment Tagging)
Pillar 3: Identification of Safety Critical Equipment from site HEMPs
Pillar 4: Design basis data
Pillar 5: R&I Plan (Maintenance strategies)
Pillar 6: Storage of Asset records in the Asset Information Management System (AIMEDMS) and relevant updates due to execution of Projects and Maintenance.

The S&I Team is composed of a team of experts (other S&I Engineer Document Control) and it's leveraging other resources (Schedulers and MRD Team) for delivering to the Facility Engineer the services aimed to keep the above pillars 100% up to date. Further, the S&I Team might be tasked to undertake "improve" activities leveraging its own resources or coordinating other contractors/external resources. The S&I Engineer's main interfaces are the Facility engineers and Project managers at T&SO Terminals.
The S&I Engineer will act himself as a subject matter expert and will execute and coordinate the above scope within the S&I Team, being the sole interface to the Facility Engineer (its final customer).
The S&I Engineer will periodically visit the Terminal (foreseen once every quarter) to undertake assurance activity and assess any other minor change redlined on the Process Engineering Flow Schemes (PEFS's).
During the period of DGAME Improvement Program deployment, the S&I Engineer will interface with the DGIP Team to grant seamless sustainability at every terminal. Further, for the matter of full onboarding the S&I Engineer will initially act as SVE for the DGIP team under the coordination of the PMO, for a period of time of at least one quarter.

Required Skills


- Multi discipline Project Engineering.
- Strong leader and motivator, experience working with international teams.
- Asset Management
- Ability to work with P&IDs and PEFS and hand marking Excellent communication skills written and verbal in English German speaking is an advantage.
- Knowledge of GSAP (SAP PM) / CMMS.
- Experience in process plant project engineering.
- Understanding of maintenance and maintenance planning
- Understanding of Hazardous area drawings and Cause and Effect Diagrams
- Familiar with electronic data management systems (e.g Sharepoint/EDMS)

If you feel that you are suited to this position, please apply. Unfortunately we are not able to respond to all applicants. Successful applicants will be contacted within 5 working days.

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

Technical Product Manager - Security Services Products
Negotiable
12 November 2017

Job Scope:

Manage the development and productization of cybersecurity services for the Industrial Automation Division, leveraging cross-functional business unit teams. Coordinates and aligns multiple parallel project work streams to accomplish the mission of harmonizing and productizing cybersecurity services following standard global product implementation plan. Supports BU Service organization in pilots, sales and provisioning of these services.

Your main responsibilities will include:-

Managing the development and productization of cybersecurity services for the Industrial Automation Division, leveraging cross-functional business unit teams. Coordinating and aligning multiple parallel project work streams across global multiple business units to accomplish the mission of harmonizing and productizing cybersecurity services following standard global product implementation plan. Supports BU Service organization in pilots, sales and provisioning of these services.

  1. Manage multiple cybersecurity service project work streams by aligning, coordinating and managing teams to develop the cybersecurity service portfolio.
  2. Supporting the Group Cyber Security Service Council in the development and implementation of group-level cybersecurity services following all, policies, standards and guidelines.
  3. Leveraging Business Units in the areas of project management and R&D, project execution and commissioning, as well as service delivery as required.
  4. Managing multiple budget streams..
  5. Communicate across various levels of the organization
  6. Delivery cybersecurity services on-time, on budget.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Ideally should be a B.Sc or M.Sc. with minimum 5 years of experience in industrial control system cybersecurity technology, solutions & processes.
  • Experience in managing projects that include technology development, integration of third party solutions & commissioning of customer projects.
  • Deep knowledge of industrial / power automation technology.
  • Good business acumen, e.g. regarding value added services or product strategies.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively in a global team.
  • Willingness to work in open, collaborative, networking environment with various functions and businesses.
  • Self-motivated, structured and results oriented with good time management skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to deliver clear and concise messages.
  • Capable of setting the right priorities in a demanding environment.

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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