Subsea Supervisor

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Job Description

Petroplan are currently working with an Oil and Gas Operator based in Aberdeen searching for aSenior Subsea Supervisor for the Subsea P&A activities to support the MODU and LWIV campaigns (52 wells). The role will initially support onshore activities through 2024 to assist in planning and support of upcoming SIT work scopes and equipment readiness. It will be essential to deliver all associated subsea P&A planning and equipment required for SIT and upcoming MODU operations in accordance with objectives, standards, regulatory requirements and industry best practice.


The role will transition into a 3/3 rotational offshore supervisory role once the MODU is on contract to start P&A operations in Q1/Q2 2025. The offshore role will also be required to assist the onshore Subsea Team in support of the MODU P&A and intervention campaigns as required.


The job holder will be expected to work independently and will be involved in technically challenging projects, which require the application of technical expertise and experience.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Planning and participation in FAT & SIT operations and interface testing onshore.
  • Main offshore focal point for subsea service providers. Ensure own and vendor participation in reviewing POA's/work instructions for planned P&A activities.
  • Responsible for daily operational procedures, reporting and protocol pertaining to SS wells team scope of work.
  • Develops a high level of responsibility and ownership within the team and promotes continuous improvement.
  • Works in support of the subsea team to ensure that all the required subsea P&A equipment is maintained, inspected, prepared, interface checked and accepted in line with approved plans, timescales and operational contingencies.
  • Works closely with the Subsea Engineers, Subsea Team Lead, Wells Superintendent, Well Engineers and other key team members to plan, develop and execute the MODU and LWIV P&A campaign, ensuring all activities are undertaken in a safe and environmentally acceptable manner and in strict compliance with Company standards and procedures and relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Supervises offshore subsea operations, working closely with the key contract subsea personnel, rig contractor personnel and DSV. Participates in the communication, planning and decision-making processes to ensure programmes are delivered safely and effectively.
  • Day to Day supervision onboard MODU of XT/WH, WOC's, Riser, ROV, SSTT and Landing String vendors.
  • Support offshore ASV's in updating lookaheads and DDRs.
  • Attend all daily pre-tour meetings to communicate plan/procedures regarding subsea wells scope of work.
  • Witness and sign off all pre deployment deck testing and operational testing subsea as required.
  • Ensure all tooling is fit for purpose prior to running and all pre/post running checklists are signed off.
  • Organises onboard MODU, pre-job meetings and risk assessment as required.
  • Ensures an effective interface and communication process is established between the offshore team, other teams and external/3rd party vendors. This is to ensure a clear understanding of project objectives/work programmes, encourage open transfer of knowledge and information and to identify and record Lessons Learned, track and close out actions in an effective and timely manner.
  • Manage all subsea rental tooling, equipment and spares requirements offshore and ensure equipment is loaded out and back loaded in line with operational need dates.
  • In conjunction with the well engineers ensures all Well Handover documents throughout the operations are accurate and completed in a timely manner.
  • In conjunction with the well engineers ensure post-operations report and implement lessons learned into the end of well report.
  • Works with the subsea team to ensure materials, services and equipment are available in line with well schedules and operations.
  • Works with contractor/vendor companies to ensure that all relevant documentation is systematically recorded, auditable and traceable.


QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
QUALIFICATIONS/TRAINING:
Essential

  • Qualification in mechanical engineering or vocational training with extensive engineering / operations experience with major wellhead / tree supplier with proven track record.
  • Relevant experience in wellhead/ tree engineering/ operations and site supervision.
  • Offshore Survival Training Certificate, UK Medical and MIST
  • Fully certified by a recognised Well Control Authority for drilling activities e.g. IWCF to Subsea Supervisor level


Preferred

  • Refer to Competency Matrix


EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:
Essential

  • Demonstrated capacity of subsea team leadership and supervision.
  • Previous experience of a similar role within operator
  • Strong technical / operational knowledge in the Wells Subsea area gained from demonstrable extensive experience of Vertical and Horizontal Xmas Tree (XT) systems, associated tooling and Completion / Workover (C/WO) riser systems.
  • Experience of supervising MODU and LWIV offshore subsea drilling, completion, intervention and abandonment operations.
  • Experience of maintaining, inspecting, preparing, interface checking and accepting subsea equipment.
  • Experience of working on a range of different tree configurations from different suppliers (campaign includes BH triple bore, OSS VHT, BH VXT, FMC HXT, OSS HXT and BH HXT).
  • Proven relationship-builder at all levels - internally and externally.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

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