Sr Rig Engineer

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Baku city

Job Profile Summary

In this position you will report directly to the Rig Engineering Manager and will be responsible for the oversight of repair, maintenance, and optimization of rig equipment in collaboration with the Drilling Contractor, equipment suppliers and Procurement and the wider Rig Engineering network.

You will be the primary source of technical advice to the Wells Superintendents and Operations Manager and the one to assess the processes and systems in place, and to interface with the drilling contractor and vendors on potential improvements.
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In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

* Serve as a Technical advisor to drilling rig and equipment with focus on Maintenance, Projects and Integrity management according to relevant industry and technical practices.
* Advise the Wells Superintendents, Wells Operations Manager on issues relating to technical integrity and regulatory compliance.
* Review all relevant Management of Change relating to maintenance activities and technical changes to equipment and systems.
* Lead self-verification activities to check well barrier health and prepare the rigs for Rig Verification.
* Work with contractors to identify key learnings and opportunities that will deliver cost efficiency, simplification and operational improvement.
* Monitor equipment failures and repairs, when necessary manage root cause analysis.

About you:

You will hold a Technical / Engineering bachelor's degree or equivalent in a relevant technical subject.

It would be essential that you have:

* Minimum of 10 years of Drilling rig equipment related experience with focus on offshore platform rigs.
* Relevant experience in project management or well operations environments.
* Proven experience in executing work with drilling contractors and Rigs Original Equipment Manufacturers.
* Knowledge of relevant industry codes, standards and regulations associated with rig equipment.
* Fluency in English language.

It would be also good if you had:

* Understanding of Blow Out Preventers control systems and API Standard 53.
* Understanding of Hoisting Rig Equipment API Recommended Practice 8B.
* Good technical understanding of mechanical and electrical systems on Rigs.
* Underpinning knowledge in Rigs Original Equipment Manufacture equipment.
* Understanding of computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).

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