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Senior Integrity Engineer (Pipelines)
Negotiable
19 November 2018


OVERVIEW OF ROLE
We are looking for a Senior Integrity Engineer (Fracture & Fatigue) to be based within the Pipeline Group and operating in the London office, you will be specialising in the fracture and fatigue integrity assessment of pipeline welds and providing focused input to global projects.
This is a great opportunity for someone wishing to progress their career in a global subsea engineering company, working in a stimulating environment where excellent training and progression opportunities will be available.
Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities

  • Carry out Pipeline Engineering Critical Assessment (ECA), fracture and fatigue assessment, detailing in accordance with acknowledged industry codes, standards and design guides, client specifications and scopes of work
  • Conduct advanced finite element analyses associated with subsea pipeline installation engineering
  • Write technical project documents (assessment methodology and analysis reports)
  • Perform checking of analysis work of peer ECA analyst
  • Lead project ECA activities and assess required resource adjustments
  • Interface with other engineering disciplines (material and welding, installation and pipeline design engineering), project team, client and 3rd party
  • Manage internal R&D study and engineering improvement projects as assigned
  • Provide ECA engineering support to Concept study, Tendering and FEED study execution
  • Consolidate group experience in discipline
  • Mentors and nurtures junior analyst
  • Actively participate in relevant training to pursue continuing professional development


PERSON SPECIFICATION
Essential Experience, Skills and Knowledge

  • Professional qualifications - Degree qualified or above
  • Track record in fracture mechanics and fatigue assessment of welds
  • Understanding of fundamental solid mechanics
  • Experience in ABAQUS for advanced fracture and fatigue analysis
  • Familiar with relevant structural integrity assessment codes (BS7910, DNV and API etc)
  • Be prepared to provide focused input to subsea projects and work to tight schedules working within tight deadlines set by management
  • Presents self in a professional manner appropriate to the role
  • Produces work of presentable quality
  • Ability to prioritise and organise work
  • A demonstrable commitment to HSE and Quality
  • Shall be self-motivated and have well developed interpersonal skills to work


Desirable Experience, Skills and Knowledge

  • Membership to a relevant Professional body
  • Familiarity with recognised industry engineering software

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 Associate / Inside Sales - Alloys
Negotiable
16 November 2018

This is your opportunity to join an Oil and Gas industry leader in Specialty Alloys as a Technical Associate / Inside Sales. The position includes a competitive base salary and a great benefits structure. This is a direct hire position located in the greater Houston area.

Key responsibilities will include:

* Understands client technical needs and offer solutions and support
* Maintain documentation for purchase orders and technical specifications
* Negotiate with both customers and suppliers to provide customers with the best quotation whilst retaining company profitability
* Work with our external sales team to close out orders through customer engagement
* Performs other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will have:

* 4 year degree in Business, Engineering or related discipline; Metallurgy is preferred
* Understanding of Oil and Gas industry metals and alloys
* Experience in QA department would be a plus
* Metallurgy background would be a plus
* Must be eligible to work in US 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

Senior Petroleum Engineer
Negotiable
14 November 2018

Senior Petroleum Engineer

Petroplan is actively recruiting for a Senior Petroleum Engineer for an oil & gas company in Qatar. The role is a permanent, residential position based in Qatar. The role will be focusing on the company's International assets.

High preference given to candidates with recent US unconventional experience.

Responsibilities

  • Provide operation support and monitor performance of well drilling, completions and interventions for International operations.
  • Prepare requirements for well completion, develop well designs for new wells and provide technical assistance to drilling and production staff to ensure that each well is completed in a safe, efficient manner
  • Monitor production performance, diagnose any anomalies and recommend engineering solutions.
  • Perform production optimization activities to ensure reliability and optimum well performance
  • Make continuous improvement recommendations.
  • Must have strong teamwork skills, and would be an advantage to have experience working in a multicultural environment.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with peers, less experienced staff, field staff, and management.

Experience

  • Minimum 15 years' petroleum engineering experience
  • 5 years' experience in unconventional development activities
  • Prior experience in North American unconventional basins
  • In-depth knowledge of production engineering/technology including production optimization, well design, testing and completions analysis
  • Proficient in well performance and integrated production system modelling tools such as PETEX suite (Prosper, GAP, MBAL)
  • Proficiency in data analysis and commercial petroleum engineering software and tools
  • BSc in Petroleum/Chemical Engineering or equivalent engineering discipline

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

Topsides Project Controls Coordinator
Negotiable
13 November 2018

1 year contrat with possibility of extension

Monday - Friday based in Houston.


This position will be accountable for the management and coordination of all cost, planning / scheduling, change management, project accounting, document control, risk and interface activities as well as project reporting for the Topsides scope and will be accountable for all progress measurement from a cost, schedule and quantity surveying perspective. In addition, this role will be accountable for the review and reporting on all aspect related to the Topsides scope, including, but not limited to Engineering, Construction, Hook-up and commissioning.

This role will also be required to develop and support the reporting requirement used to steward monthly scope, cost and schedule performed metrics and ensure proper maintenance of the cost and schedule elements within established guidance and work instruction documentation. Also supporting overall management of monthly program level reporting such as accruals, cost forecasting, progress measurement, trend analysis, change management documentation in compliance to established processes.

The successful candidates will support the Topsides Integrated team, Topsides Project Director, Project Services Director and Project Services Snr Manager and in addition, be required to provide leadership and ongoing direction to the Topsides project services team.

Primary Functions:

  • Management of Staff
  • Monthly Topsides reporting
  • Topsides Cost, Schedule and progress review and analysis
  • Ad hoc project reviews, analysis and progress assessment
  • Review and analysis of contractor and other reporting as required



Qualifications:

  • Professional Engineer
  • P. Tech, Bachelor of Engineering or Business
  • Project Management Professional - PMP or Equivalent
  • AACEI Certification - CCP, CCT



Experience:

  • 10 years' experience in the management of Unit Rate, Bill of Quantities, Quantity surveying Contracts
  • 10 years in a project leadership / management position
  • 10 years' experience in project planning and cost management
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of project risk and interface
  • 10 Years of Fabrication and construction within the Oil and Gas industry
  • 15 Years of Major project experience



Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficient with Primavera (P6)
  • Eco-Systems
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Superior organizational skills, with the ability to set priorities, follow up and meet deadlines
  • High attention to detail and accuracy, with excellent business writing skills
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of company and external contacts
  • A self starter with a high degree of initiative and self motivation



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

RFCC Shift Supervisor
Negotiable
08 November 2018


Excellent position for an RFCC specialist on a refinery in South East Asia
Must have experience with RFCC unit

Residue Fluid Catalytic Cracking

Experience required minimum 10-15 years in relevant section of Refinery
with 3 years' experience as a DCS Operator, and engaged in actual field
operation for 3 years which includes not only routine operation but also
trouble-shooting, trial operation, preparation for daily and turnaround
maintenance.
Section-3 has responsibility of RFCC and In Alkylate unit operation Advisory Operator (Shift
Supervisor) is in charge of following duties:

  • Specialize in above refinery operations
  • Have a considerable amount of experience in plant commissioning, startup, troubleshooting and normal operation.
  • Responsible for support of Shift Supervisor and supervision of the DCS Operators, Lead operator, Field Operators together with Shift Supervisor. The Advisory Operator (Shift Supervisor) works very closely with the Shift Supervisor to convey their instruction to all operators. They report to the Deputy Section Manager on an administrative level.
  • Responsible for continuous evaluation of the operators to ensure that they fully understand and effectively carryout their responsibilities.
  • Develop the operation tasks lists, operation rounds and validates the day-to-day maintenance plan.
  • Ensure permit to work compliance, appropriate job safety analysis, and ensure that all equipment meets required safety specifications and standards.
  • Monitor the operating conditions constantly to ensure the quick resolution of abnormal operational situations.
  • In the event of any incidents, evaluates the root causes and determines remedial actions and
  • involves the section manager, deputy section manager and shift supervisor when necessary.
  • Take the lead in emergency response situations, in close cooperation with the shift supervisor
  • and deputy section manager.
  • Administer the shift team, including overtime, leave requests, shift swaps and the vacation schedule as well as monitoring operator training and generating development plans and performance appraisals.
  • Participate in the development of training programs as well as building up the operation team and ensuring their competence for the tasks in the assigned area.

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

Facilities Engineer
Negotiable
30 October 2018

Facilities Engineer

Kuwait

We are looking for a facilities engineer to be responsible for leading and strategic planning of the following key projects:

  1. All flowline network modelling including GAP, PIPEFLOW analysis and planning for flowline "jumpovers" with existing wells and/or expansion of the GC manifolds.
  2. Urbanization Planning for the project (all reservoirs and exploration)
  3. Efficient development of multi-well pads and facilities corridors.
  4. Coordination of hooking up to all new wells, validating communication connections
  5. Surface planning for first pilot dumpflood or HW injection with source well and temp s. injection facilities on time

Key Skill Sets

Strong and proven experience in network modelling, s. hydraulic balancing, multi-phase flow predictions and flowline planning. The facilities engineer will be very strong in connecting PROSPER Models with GAP analysis to model and balance existing and plan for new flowlines, design for pipeline corridors and debottlenecking of GC and header systems. Also, be able to quickly assess surface facilities bottlenecks and recommend efficient/economic engineered solutions.

Planning and design of integrated surface facilities for growth projects including multi-well pads, facilities corridors, surface WI facilities and future GCs. Experience in multi-well pads and development of creative pad solutions in soft soil, high water table areas will be a requirement.

Must be a leader in project planning and daily engagement of full cross-functional team members in planning of strategic projects. Gantt Chart planning of all work flows, analysis and planning forward will be a requirement of this position.

In addition to the technical skillset requirements, the facilities engineer must be very strong at verbal and written, presentation communication skill sets. Further, candidate will be extremely proactive in engaging the client on surface facilities issues and have superior ability at building positive working relationships with the project team.

The successful candidate will be extremely proactive, engaging in client's office and visible leadership with his work to quickly assess modelling and facilities planning issues, engage the client in range of practical solution sets, and be able to independently produce well intervention/remedial procedures for execution. Weekly reporting and presentation updates to the client will be a requirement of this position.

The project plans to add at least 14 producing wells in 2018/2019 and 12 wells in 2019/2020 and ramp production up to 45,000 by 2020.

Greenfield development requires immediate, integrated urbanization planning with other projects in North Kuwait.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you please don't hesitate to apply now

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

Manufacturing Process Engineer
Up to US$90000 per annum
19 October 2018

Manufacturing Process Engineer
Houston, TX


Currently recruiting on behalf of a diverse Oil & Gas Manufacturing company, looking to add a Manufacturing Engineer / Manufacturing Process Engineer to their team. This is an amazing opportunity to join a rapidly growing and reputable company with great career growth potential, compensation and benefits. It will be based the in Houston, TX office.

Responsibilities:

  • Improve overall manufacturing efficiencies by implementing Lean manufacturing methodologies
  • Develop and design new product manufacturing lines
  • Evaluate existing manufacturing process and procedures to improve design and cut costs
  • Monitor and maintain equipment safety Qualifications


Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing, Industrial Systems or Mechanical Engineering is REQUIRED
  • 4-10 years' experience in similar role
  • Six Sigma Certification is required
  • Must have experience working in a metal fabrication shop
  • Proficient with spreadsheets and 3D CAD software SolidWorks
  • Must be a team player and be able to work in face paced 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

Senior Technician
Negotiable
18 October 2018

Senior Technician - Automotive Production Company - Oxford, UK

Our client, an Automotive Production Company, are currently looking to hire a Senior Technician to join an expanding team. The company deals with fuels and lubricants technology centres around the world.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, Develop, and conduct engine rig tests.
  • Own and manage test bed installations to appropriate safety and quality standards
  • Engine test control systems, data acquisition and analysis of data, gasoline and diesel combustion processes.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Degree in Mechanical/Automotive Engineering or equivalent experience (Will consider other Engineering or Science related disciplines).
  • Experience in engine test control systems, data acquisition and analysis of data, gasoline and diesel combustion processes.
  • Experience of writing technical reports.

Senior Technician - Automotive Production Company - Oxford, UK

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 Engineer
Negotiable
18 October 2018

Mechanical Engineer - Petrochemicals Production - Hull, UK

Our client, a Petrochemical production company, are currently looking to hire an experienced Mechanical Engineer for a two-year fixed term contract. The post holder will deal with maintenance and modifications within the plant.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the reliable and efficient maintenance & modifications for a particular area within the plant.
  • Support HAZOP & LOPA Programmes.
  • Ensure statutory requirements are compiled with in the area of responsibility.
  • Ensure a coherent approach to the setting of maintenance strategies on the asset, and ensure effective implementation of these for their respective discipline.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Degree qualified within Mechanical Engineering.
  • Industrial experience within Petrochemical or Pharmaceutical industry.
  • A strong understanding of maintenance strategies and integrity management principles.

Mechanical Engineer - Petrochemicals Production Plant - Hull, UK

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

Assistant Manager, Facilities - Surface Development
120000 - £132000 per annum car, house, schooling, bonus, relocation
17 October 2018


Asst. Manager, International Facilities
Reports to: Manager, Offshore Facilities
Directorate / Dept.: Surface Development / Offshore Facilities

Primary Purpose of the Job


Identify and recommend corrective actions to International facilities operations to ensure governance and assurance in order to safeguard interest. Verify and raise recommendations to Department Manager (SO) for endorsement of Operational aspects of all international facilities development plans for Oil and Gas fields operated by others overseas. Review of the Annual WP&B related to surface facilities activities in order to ensure that the assets are operated with optimum cost without compromising the safety and operability. Identify Key Focus Areas for each operating asset and ensure implementation by coordination with the respective operators

Job Dimensions


Number of Staff Supervised:

Direct Reports:

3

Total:

4

Financial Data:

Capex / Opex / Contracts

Capex per year: ~$ 0.5 billion
Opex per year: ~ $ 2.0 billion

Principal Accountabilities

  1. Actively monitor and oversight international assets operation to ensure compliance with Safety and Production objectives, organise regular coordination meetings with every Operators to discuss areas of concerns and assist in their resolution.
  2. Monitor brown field refurbishment projects and assess existing facility impacts for the field development plans.
  3. Provide assistance to other divisions in reviewing and providing inputs from operation perspectives.
  4. Review and verify the Annual Work Program & Budget (WP&B) submitted by the Operators and monitor activities implementation progress and expenditures to ensure compliance with submitted plan and budget.
  5. Develop and manage guideline/framework for managing non operated assets and implement it across all assets.
  6. Monitor integrity of assets and subsea pipelines.
  7. Participate in forums to exchange information among offshore operators/projects on lessons learned from existing operation and ongoing projects.( Examples : Offshore Operation Forum, Pipeline Task Force, etc.).
  8. Participate in task forces, committees and meetings with and other offshore Oil Development Ventures as and when required.
  9. Ensure through effective communication, supervision that the Division employees consistently demonstrate commitment and motivation to achieve an optimum performance and deliver an excellent quality of work.
  10. Liaise closely with the Department Manager and other Assistant Managers in the Department to ensure that the fields development and operation oversight are in line with strategic plans and procedures. Coordination includes joint preparation and providing input to several regular Business and projects internal and external reports.

Decision Making Authority


The decisions are normally derived based on technical review/ verification and follow up of international Oil and Gas operations/ constant oversight of facilities. The technical recommendations made by the job holder can have serious investment risks and large financial implications. Under the guidance of SO Manager, the Job holder undertakes operation oversight responsibility for the international oil and gas surface facilities with the objective to safeguard interest by improving operation performance and ensuring financial savings to and Qatar.

Context / Special Features / Challenges


Offshore Oil and Gas operation is extremely expensive and critical to assure feedstock continuity to the processing / treatment plants. The main challenge is to have adequate resources and expertise within SOdivision to have effective involvements and input to the offshore operation improvements to sustain production plateau from the fields. This involves substantial annual budget commitments towards operating expenses (total OPEX in excess of couple of billions US$ every year). SO Division's constant efforts can only ensure that offshore Operators are taking necessary precautions at right time to protect the integrity of offshore structures/ pipelines/ critical assets and have adequate plan to maintain them in good conditions even beyond their design life.

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Experience


B.Sc in Chemical/Mechanical Engineering or higher Degree. Good English written and verbal communication skills. Minimum 15 years' experience in the Oil/Gas Industry with minimum 10 years' experience in offshore engineering and projects execution with good operational background.

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 Mechanical Engineer - Instrumentation and Controls
Negotiable
15 October 2018

My client is a global manufacturer of analytical instruments and controls that are utilized in a wide variety of industries including, but not limited to petrochemical, refinery, environmental, food & beverage, and pharmaceutical. They are currently looking to bring on board a well versed Mechanical Engineer with experience in this space. I have listed the following responsibilities and requirements for this role. Please apply if you feel your background is a fit for this opportunity. This is a full time, permanent position.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilizing engineering tools to review, develop and prepare documents related to Analytical instrument designs
  • Developing drawings with the use of SolidWorks and AutoCAD
  • Applying the use of FEA
  • Compiling reports and project documentations for upper management
  • Developing test procedures and conducting test
  • Coaching and mentoring junior staff

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree Mechanical Engineering, required. MS in Mechanical Engineering or Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, strongly preferred
  • 7 years' experience in electro-mechanical control systems engineering or related
  • Able to work without sponsorship
  • Local to the Houston, TX area (relocation 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

Drilling Engineer - Spanish Speaking
Negotiable
10 October 2018

Position: Drilling Engineer

Job type: Permanent Employee

Location: Houston, Gulf of Mexico operations

Petroplan is currently working with a private equity backed E&P business who are in the process of increasing their Gulf of Mexico footprint. Due to this continued expansion, a need has arisen within the business to add a Spanish speaking Drilling Engineer to their Gulf of Mexico operations division to assist with the ongoing and upcoming projects on both the US and Mexican side of the Gulf.

In this position, you will report directly into the Drilling Manager and be heavily involved in the planning and execution phases of the drilling program. You will be involved with ensuring that all activities are planned, scheduled and executed to achieve the agreed requirements in a safe and efficient manner. Key challenges will include:

  • Establishing and promoting safety and environmental performance expectations with employees and contractors in accordance with the Company's safety policies and Safe Sound initiative.
  • Preparing operational plans for planned wells and liaising with other departments when required
  • Being responsible for drilling optimization, identifying best practises and running lessons learned when required
  • Travelling to the field is required as and when needed
  • Dealing with third party vendors with a strong focus on cost and performance

Experienced Required

  • Fluent Spanish speaking
  • At least 10 years of Drilling Engineering experience
  • Offshore experience (Gulf of Mexico preferred)

Suitable candidates will be a driven, autonomous, self-motivated safety professional who is passionate and hungry to succeed.

At this point the client are unable to sponsor VISAs.

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 Mechanical Technician
Negotiable
03 October 2018

Lead Mechanical Technician

Job


A leading oil and gas client require a lead mechanical technician to schedule preventive and corrective maintenance intervention taking into account business need of uninterrupted gas supply to Dubai clients as well as HSE and budget constraints

The mechanical technician will coordinate and perform the day to day maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment at Gas Control Station, Liquefied Natural Gas pipelines and surrounding offsite pipelines
Oversee the activities of company employees and contracted technicians

Key Result Areas


Coordinate the activities of mechanical technicians, providing work instructions, advise and guidance. Working as a job site leader to coordinate with other leaders. Receive incoming work requests, discuss work required with the mechanical supervisor, estimate time, materials or spare parts required to complete the work, receive schedule of repairs with appropriate permit to work and arrange for tools and test equipment etc.


Responsible for servicing, condition monitoring, fault diagnosis and repair of mechanical equipment including, but not limited to:


Turbo-expander/ compressor packages, Diesel generators, Air compressors, Marine gas loading/ unloading arms, Hydraulic gangways, Capstans and mooring hooks, Hydraulic Pumps and systems.


Complete site repairs of mechanical equipment, including: stripping down units, change and replacement of parts and testing equipment, Identify requirements for consumable supplies, tools and equipment to aid the efficient and effective onshore operation.


Ensure that shift handovers are communicated effectively and that standards, procedures and written instructions are understood and adhered to at all times.


Carry out all activities in accordance with Company safety procedures and manufacturer's recommendations, ensuring that all precautions are taken to isolate equipment prior to commencing work.


Complete work orders with details of maintenance or repairs carried out.
Record faults diagnosed, materials and man hour used to complete the work.
Ensure that critical drawings are used and maintained correctly.


Assist in major shutdown and overhaul work, which includes, but is not limited to; the dismantling, testing of mechanical equipment including Turbo-expanders, Compressor, Pumps and Engines. Review history on mechanical breakdowns or trips and identify areas for continuous improvement to Mechanical Supervisor.


Ensure that the mechanical system and equipment is installed, tested, pre-commissioned and commissioned according to Company requirements
Conduct on the job, in house training on various systems to elevate technical knowledge and skill of technicians.
Identify the requirements for level-1 or level-2 Risk Assessments and participate in the RA meetings. Write detailed Job Safety Analysis for each Corrective Maintenance Job.
Assist other trades and disciplines as required within the limits and capability of experience.
Write basic lift plans and perform rigging and slinging duties.


Participate in Company STOP Safety Programmes
Perform Emergency Response Role as appointed by the Company
Coordinate and carry out the complex fault finding, repairs and preventative maintenance on a variety of Mechanical equipment (valves, turbo-expanders, compressors, marine gas arms, hydraulic gangways, diesel engines, pumps etc.) in the assigned areas.
Perform technical craft specific corrective maintenance work that is sometimes conducted by an integrated team of Operations and Electrical and instrument to resolve problems. Identify requirements for major repair, replacement and/ or workshop reconditioning work to be carried out at Jebel Ali Operations Support Base. Update preventive maintenance records.

Knowledge/ Skills

Educational Qualifications


Completion of first years of secondary education
3 years diploma or apprenticeship in the mechanical trade (equivalent to UK, City and Guilds/ National Vocational Qualification or Ordinary National Certificate)

Experience Profile


4-5 years varied installation mechanical technician maintenance and repair experience in an industrial environment, ideally within the Oil and Gas/ Petrochemical industry.

Working knowledge of computer applications such as Office/ CMMS systems (Oracle)

Strong written/ spoken English.

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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