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BBBH39976
Negotiable
Basingstoke, Hampshire


Petroplan are recruiting for a Senior Installation Engineer to join a major Engineering client of ours in Basingstoke.

- Start date - January
- 12 month contract *INSIDE* of IR35
Requirements:

  • Extensive experience with preparation of ITTs and design and follow-up of offshore transportation and installation projects.
  • Expert in T&I of fixed platforms, sealines, risers and subsea structures. Autonomous in executing any kind of check with the software used within the business.
  • Demonstrable work experience in engineering companies or in the engineering area of Installation Contractors, dealing with feasibility and conceptual studies, basic and FEED design, manuals preparations and operations at sea, in respect of load out, transportation and installation of fixed offshore and subsea structures.
  • Work experience in technical support in field operations for Load out, Transportation and Installation of fixed, subsea and/or floating offshore structures.
  • Excellent interface ability with other disciplines such as naval, structural, installation & commissioning departments;
  • High knowledge in technologies, vehicles and equipment used for loading, transporting and installing subsea and offshore structures.
  • Experience in technical assistance in loading, transporting and installing gained on executed projects.


Qualification:

  • Degree or relevant experience
  • Project
  • AUTOCAD

* we can only consider applicants with full UK work rights *

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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Pre-commissioning Deputy Discipline Manager

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Negotiable
London /

We are currently supporting a major energy industry EPC company that specialises in subsea projects in their search for a Deputy Discipline Manager for the Pre-Commissioning department.
The Deputy Discipline Manager shares the supervision and management of the discipline with the Discipline Manager. And plays an important role in parallel in local projects and tenders execution. He/She will specifically focus his/her action on the activities of the Sutton office and his area of expertise.
This is a permanent staff position based in South London.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Project/Tender Delivery:

  • Promote safety behaviour and safety in design.
  • Deliver technical scopes in accordance with the requirements of the Business Management System. Includes participation in problem solving and checking adequacy of resources
  • Identify, mitigate and manage technical risk, and participate in project and safety reviews as deemed required.
  • Review and validate project technical documents, as required.
  • Ensure project fitness-for-purpose, legislative compliance and adherence to project budget & schedule.
  • Efficiently manage various interfaces within scope.

Knowledge Management:

  • Maintain past project knowledge, discipline standards and discipline technical skills
  • Stay up to date with latest technologies, equipment, techniques and codes/standards within the discipline
  • Support technology developments/studies as required.

Discipline:

  • Provide support to Discipline Manager in the day-to-day running of the team and represents Discipline in meetings with internal and external stakeholders, as required.
  • Drive and support the delivery of Digitalisation initiatives across Engineering.
  • Support Continuous Improvements initiatives that requires technical support.

Business Responsibilities:

  • Support the Discipline Manager in the provision of resources and resource planning for all discipline activities/services on studies, tenders and projects, producing adequate CTRs for these activities, as required.
  • Participate to the recruitment of personnel in accordance with the resource plan.

Personal Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain a positive and proactive working environment that encourages team working, a spirit of openness, honesty and integrity.
  • Actively engage on technical and personal growth of all team members across offices.
  • Support retention of discipline engineers by delivering on appropriate strategies.
  • Manage team members: participate to Compass process, training and development processes, support Graduate Engineer Development Scheme (GEDS).

AUTHORITY DIMENSIONS
Functional:

  • Endorse Discipline Manager authorities when delegated.
  • Instruct reviews or audits of projects, tenders or studies to ensure technical delivery.
  • Act as a mentor as required.
  • Validate documents and actions produced under his/her responsibility.
  • Supervise and develop engineers.
  • Support Project Expert Committee, as requested.
  • Be physically present at office at least 3 days a week.

Requirements:

  • Candidates must have strong and recognized experience in Pre-Commissioning: pipeline, umbilical, conventional and deep-water projects.
  • Technical and operational experience and knowledge within discipline with an extended capability of application
  • Extended capability in managing self-time management, setting priorities, thinking creativity, making decisions under uncertain conditions, etc.
  • Ability in resource planning to meet resourcing requirements
  • Extended capability in developing working relationships through effective communication
  • Extended capability and willingness to motivate, train and develop others.
  • Understand clients' needs; independently evaluate, organise strategy to better support them.
  • Good communication skills-able to communicate ideas and results to various stakeholders.
  • It is mandatory for candidate to be degree qualified in Engineering.

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.

Lead Flow Assurance & Process Specialist

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Negotiable

Lead Flow Assurance & Process Specialist

Permanent

Aberdeen

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

Resource Planning & Allocation:

Monitoring of workload projection the team and ensuring that resources are planned, prioritised and allocated to deliver within timeline and as per quality expectation. Support activities can span from pre-FEED, FEED, tender and execution. This will involve review of resource management tool and ensuring timely review of MPF. When necessary, it may be needed to grow the team capacity, either through hiring of permanent or temporary staff, interface with peers in the group for temporary support, or look for external consultant help.

People & Competency Maintenance / Development:

Have a clear mapping of necessary technical and behavioural competencies within the team, to identify potential gaps and opportunities to grow individuals. Create clear development path plans, which teams members (graduates and more senior engineer) can refer to develop their own career. Develop a pro-active culture, whereby team members look beyond what they are being asked to deliver and feel empowered to provide suggestion and constructive feedback on best way to deliver a support scope (including challenging the unnecessary). Ensure that the team has access and is pro-efficient with the necessary software & tools to undertake the work.

Quality & Technical Assurance:

Develop the process and behaviour to support a strong technical assurance culture. This will involve close working with the technical assurance team to ensure that team members are accustomed to pro-active contribution to design review. Part of the key behaviour will be to keep an inquisitive mind, challenge requested course of action when better approach can be proposed and very clearly voice risk and concern when necessary.

Extended Competencies / Continuous Improvement:

Promote team culture to seek understanding of the drivers influencing the wider system solution and how flow assurance and process interacts with other parts of such system. Seek means/tools to enhance the team's ability to focus on the more adding value activities. Promote a solution finding culture in the team. Identify and take forward internal initiatives to enhance team performance or possible solution offering.

Relationship Building:

Establish strong relationship with the different product lines / COE disciplines, with the view to facilitate together the above objectives, find opportunities for individual developments but also communicate on methodologies / technology development priorities for PDM or NPD budgets in the product lines. Establish strong relationships within the wider industry with the view to strengthen personal and company reputation locally.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Degree qualified, ideally BEng or Meng with a good track record of engineering delivery.
  • Ideally have achieved chartered engineer status.
  • Experience in upstream oil and gas projects
  • Preferably prior experience in field development / conceptual / front end subsea engineering.
  • Used to working in a multi-disciplinary environment, including working closely with process, pipeline and subsea engineers.
  • Good spoken and written English with experience in compiling technical reports
  • Good listener, at ease in front of clients, with good presentation skills
  • Problem solving experience to be highlighted
  • Preferred experience in multi-stake holder interaction

REQUIRED INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

  • Ability to understand the wide-ranging implications between a range of technical challenges.
  • Problem-solving skills. Ability to lead brain-storming exercise and consolidate findings in a logical roadmap.
  • Understanding of reservoir engineering and chemical philosophy/strategies
  • Knowledge of topside processing and technologies
  • Appreciation for field development drivers and high-level economics
  • Knowledge of flow assurance and fluid analysis applications such as OLGA, PIPESIM, PIPEFLO, PVTsim and HYSYS etc.

REQUIRED MANAGERIAL SKILLS

  • Technical management skills
  • Ability to coordinate multi-skilled exercises
  • Ability to prepare and present a comprehensive business case

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.

Senior Planning Engineer

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Senior Planning Engineer

Location: Basingstoke

Staff position

You will provide project planning and progress reporting services to assigned projects in accordance with the appropriate procedures and the Project Engineering Execution Plan or as directed by the Department Chief or Project.

Your Responsibilities

  • Maintain full familiarity with company policies, directives and procedures and suggest improvements to project planning methods, procedures and practices to Department Chief.
  • Create project specific planning procedures where necessary and ensure procedures are followed by all members of the planning team.
  • Assist in preparation of proposals and make presentations to clients as directed by the Department Chief.
  • Maintain full familiarity with all relevant software applications associated with planning (including relevant parts of the EDMS and SAP if required).
  • Provide supervision, advice and guidance to other planning engineers on matters of a planning nature as appropriate to assigned position.
  • Ensure that the project planning network is set-up in such a way that it can exchange information with the Electronic Document Management System and SAP if required
  • Maintain familiarity of allocated manhours for planning activities and number of manhours used to date. Advise Department Chief of future manpower requirements making every effort to stay within budget.
  • Liaise with Document Controller on the set-up of the EDMS. Ensure that system is set up and used in such a way that it properly co-ordinates with the relevant planning systems.

Relevant Knowledge and Experience

  • Primavera P6
  • MS project
  • MS office applications
  • Experience and background working in Oil and Gas industry
  • Degree Qualified

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.

Reporting and Project Controls Specialist

SAVE
Negotiable
Surrey /

Role and Responsibilities
Working within the Project Controls department and under supervision, the successful candidate will have some knowledge of basic cost principles and will perform routine and less complex aspects of cost assignments within a project environment. You may be exposed to broader aspects of cost and estimating as required, and with support may assist in the preparation of larger and more complex assignments.

Specific Duties
* Collection and collation of project orientated cost data for input into the various dashboards and reports
* Production of reporting dashboards using Power BI and other software
* Input to Project Control cost reports to support the project deliverables in a timely fashion
* Produce key deliverables following the defined KBR corporate Project Control workflow and work as part of a project team to examine and critique the quality of the source data and the resultant output

Person Specification

Whilst candidates for this position need not have any knowledge or experience of working within Project Cost Control in a project environment, it is imperative that you are able to demonstrate the following competencies:

* Carry out simple tasks unsupervised and also work as part of a broad-based team.
* Good organizational and prioritization skills
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Resource management reporting across all offices
* Ability to work independently using your own initiative and within a team environment
* Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Power BI
* Develop, maintain and present dashboards on weekly basis
* Some experience of preparing and delivering presentations containing computerized data and output, preferably from a technical or engineering environment.
* Numeracy

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.

Subsea Lead (Valves and Connectors)

SAVE
Negotiable
London /

Subsea Lead (Valves and Connectors)

Location: Sutton

Permeant Staff Position

Looking for a passionate Subsea Valves & Connector Lead to join the team at London office on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Structures Discipline Manager, Subsea Valves and Connectors Lead will be responsible for day-to-day management of GPC and AP Valve & Connector Engineers to ensure successful delivery of Projects & Tenders against baseline requirements.

Your Role and Responsibilities

  • Ensures the Valve and Connector Engineers technical deliverables are consistent to maintain contractual, code compliance and the relevant agreements are formalised in due time to commercially protect the company (i.e., Client approved TSOWs or TDRQs, Supplier Clarifications and Deviations).
  • Coordinates output of the team deliverables (MTO, Data Sheets, TSOWs) to ensure control and consistency in approach across projects - carrying forward lessons learnt.
  • Ensure output of team and products is value-engineered and optimised from a technical, commercial and schedule perspective.
  • Focal point for COE and Continuous Improvement within the Discipline - actively taking lead on topics such as standardisation of:
  • Valve/Connector designs
  • Materials requirements
  • Work in collaborations with our Alliance Partners, Clients and Suppliers to enhance value proposition.
  • Focal point for Project Engineering Manager's on FEEDs, Tenders and Projects.
  • Establish & coordinate critical touch points with other disciplines.
  • Implementation of HSE/Quality/Technical best practices across scopes to align with the core values. Ensure feedback loop from executed projects and Management of Change is controlled.
  • Training and mentoring of junior engineers.

What experience would we like you to have?

  • Extensive and proven experience and knowledge of the requirements of various subsea valves and connector types - specifically those frequently utilised within the company's' core products.
  • Commercial awareness - ensuring high-value packages are subject to value engineering to minimise cost whilst maintaining compliance.
  • Experience of effectively leading engineering teams, coordinating resources and technical deliverables against deadlines.
  • Proactively maintain interfaces with multiple disciplines including structural, piping, materials, welding, quality engineers and supply chain.
  • Ability to identify cost, risk and opportunity to ensure MCO is maintained and highlighting when this is exposed to project and discipline management.
  • Mobility to travel for global design opportunities and valve procurement activities (PPM, FAT and qualification testing etc) at SUPPLIERs.

Your Skills

  • Hold extensive interpersonal skills
  • Interfaces within a project structure, including other disciplines, drawing office, document control, project management, supply chain management, client, and suppliers.
  • Ability to prioritise own workload as well as team resource, manage time accordingly and actively align deliverables deadlines across projects to smooth resource utilisation.
  • Good organisational skills and smart working methods.

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.

C&I Engineer

SAVE

Control & Instrumentation Engineer
Permanent
England (Home-based working with travel to sites around the UK - roughly 60% travel)
Objectives

  • Regional responsibility for managing and maintaining all aspects of Control & Instrumentation systems
  • Complete C&I modifications, upgrade equipment, obsolescence management,
  • C&I equipment specification, solution development and installation ensuring business continuity and that systems and processes operate effectively, efficiently and safely.
  • Assisting in developing and ensuring that C&I design standards are adhered to
  • Support the company project teams in delivering the C&I function discipline and ensuring risks to operation of plant and equipment are recognised, assessed and mitigated.
  • Provide technical support to maintenance teams, operations and Asset Technical.

Key Responsibilities
Operations, Maintenance and Project Support

  • Understand process control issues and develop control solutions, working collaboratively with designers and operations
  • Control system support, fault finding and repair
  • Setup & configuring instrumentation and sub-systems, managing equipment vendors and contractors to troubleshoot and resolve issues
  • Support of the maintenance team with routine equipment maintenance & support issues
  • Provide emergency responses to downtime events
  • Analysing data and presenting findings in written reports
  • Liaising with internal customers, suppliers, contractors and relevant authorities
  • Purchasing equipment
  • Writing test specifications and procedures
  • Developing and responding to new business proposals (EQ's)
  • Developing and maintaining system and C&I data and information libraries
  • Produce/review engineering deliverables including: Datasheets, Loop Drawings, Cable Schedules, Junction Box Schedules, etc.
  • Review system hardware designs (PCS, DCS, SIS, PLC and SCADA)
  • Preparation of handover work packs, commissioning procedures and on-site commissioning
  • Participate in C&I documentation reviews, P&ID reviews, HAZOPs and LOPAs, FATs and SATs.
  • Preparation of C&I Scope of Works, specifications and philosophies.

Equipment
Adhere to procedures relating to the proper use and care of company assets, equipment and materials
Direct Reports
None but the role does oversee the work of sub-contractors.
Finance
Work in accordance with accounting procedures. This includes the proper authorisation and timely submission of timesheets and expenses.
HSSEQ

  • Work to standards, procedures and work instructions for Safety Critical Tasks in order to meet COMAH requirements. Assessment of Competency will form an ongoing part of this role.
  • Ensure all tasks carried out conform to company policies, procedures and systems.
  • Comply with the Values and Fundamental Principles of the company.
  • Be responsible, regardless of position, for the health, safety and security of yourself, colleagues and customers in accordance with business and HSEQ principles.
  • Be individually responsible for bringing to the notice of Line Management any potential hazard to health, safety or the environment of which you know or learn, in order that the hazard can be eliminated or significantly reduced; and for reporting any incidents relating to work activities.
  • Promote the significance and importance of process safety.

This is not intended to be a limiting or prescriptive job description and post holders may be tasked with other duties/ responsibilities from time to time in keeping with their skills, experience or to aid individual development.
Person Specification
Education, Training and Qualifications
Essential

  • 5-10yrs working experience with relevant qualifications, degree BSc/BEng or equivalent and applicable industry-based experience
  • Experience in hazardous area equipment selection
  • Experience in design and modifications to control systems - DCS/ESD/SIS and PLC/SCADA
  • Excellent personal computer skills
  • Working knowledge of cyber security standards
  • Significant experience of DCS/SCADA/PLC support, fault finding and setup & configuration of instrumentation and systems (Pakscan, condition monitoring, etc)

Desirable

  • Member of a professional body such as InstMC or IET
  • CompEx training / qualification
  • Schneider Serck/Clear SCADA experience
  • Trained in ABB 800xA / Rockwell / Schneider PLC/SCADA platforms

Previous Experience
Essential

  • Experienced in supporting Windows OS' and PC hardware
  • Experience with ABB Software, 800xA & AC800M Engineering as well as ABB hardware, cabinet build, loop design.
  • Have industrial protocol experience e.g. Modbus RTU/TCP, Profibus etc;
  • Experience in networking and OPC interfaces for SCADA & PLC
  • Experience supporting incidents and being the point of contact with vendors.
  • Experience supervising brown fields projects
  • Have good cyber security awareness and experience in industrial Networking
  • Have good previous experience of PLC, SCADA or DCS programming
  • Experience of equipment specification including cabling, JBs and equipment for installation in hazardous areas
  • Good experience of process measurement instrumentation
  • Experience of Safety systems, Proof Testing and Functional Safety
  • Experience of site commissioning and troubleshooting
  • Experience in supervising site works, field equipment installations, control systems and industrial network installations and commissioning
  • Experience in FAT/SAT, software and hardware design review of DCS and SIS systems or PLC and SCADA systems
  • Experience in a COMAH regulated industry

Desirable

  • Experience in managing ageing assets
  • Have experience of serial tele-communications networking
  • Experience of electrically actuated valves
  • Cyber Security qualifications/training

Skills and Knowledge
Essential

  • Working knowledge of Regulations and Directives: DSEAR (ATEX), PER (PED), COMAH and CDM
  • Working Knowledge of applicable standards such as: BS 7671, BS EN 60079, IEC 62443/OG86, BS EN 61508, BS EN 61511, BS EN 62061 & EEMUA 191
  • Awareness of current and new emerging technologies

Personal Attributes
Essential

  • A high level of self-motivation is required, with a curiosity and a desire to engage with, and learn about new technologies
  • Be able to occasionally: work at heights, lift light loads, walk over uneven terrain, work in tight or confined spaces.
  • Be willing to attend emergency callouts
  • Has a can-do attitude
  • Is able to demonstrate good management / people relationship skills
  • Team player and effective communicator
  • Works independently, be proactive and be willing to take on challenges
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with team and the key stakeholders internally and externally

Desirable

  • Self-managing

Other Specific Requirements
Essential

  • Full Driving Licence
  • Good written specification, report writing skills
  • The role requires "home site" based activity, remote site and London office travel with travel to different company assets and working away from home for short periods
  • Travel to different company assets and working away from home for short periods
  • Remote / home working

Desirable

  • Commercial Awareness

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.

Senior Electrical Engineer

SAVE
Negotiable
London /

Senior Electrical Engineer

Permanent

London

The role

To supervise and train staff. Prepare and update Electrical deliverables. The successful candidate will have experience in green field and brown field engineering of offshore O&G facilities and renewables. Capable of contributing to many areas as part of a small project team. Capable of originating documentation and working with minimum supervision and external input.

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • To ensure the quality of work undertaken by themselves and others is commensurate with the goal of the activity considering the constraints of time and budget
  • To support with competency the Engineering Design of Electrical Systems for Offshore and Onshore Installations, from Concept phase to Detail Design, actively participating in the production of Project Deliverables and Discipline Meetings
  • Conduct Power System studies including calculation files.
  • Design of substations
  • Coordinate engineering activities with other interested parties
  • Represent the company with Clients on technical matters
  • Prepare and update technical specifications
  • Prepare and issue reports on electrical design
  • Prepare and issue Enquiry Documentation
  • Technical Bid analysis of electrical equipment and materials
  • Attend Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs)
  • Assist with the preparation of budget estimates (materials and manhours)
  • Review Project Documents produced by third parties
  • Direct and lead other junior engineers and designers as required

Qualifications/ Experience:

  • Candidates must hold a minimum Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering combined with 5 years of professional experience in design and engineering
  • Candidate must be registered with an Engineering Council or equivalent and preferably a Chartered Engineer (or working towards) is considered advantageous
  • Proven success in delivering studies and preparing clear, concise reports against time, cost, and quality objectives
  • Experience in feasibility/concept selection studies and FEED projects

Competencies & Soft Skills:

Electrical engineer, with experience as an electrical engineer in the oil and gas industry for offshore projects. Candidate should have:

  • ETAP Software experience
  • Commercial awareness
  • Detail conscientious
  • Strong work ethic
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Confident and outgoing individual
  • Team player, self-starter.
  • Strong IT literacy
  • Flexible to travel in UK and Overseas
  • Detail Conscientious
  • Leadership experience
  • Good report and procedure writing skills
  • Good ability to work on own initiative with a 'can-do' attitude

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.

Subsea Mechanical Package Engineer

SAVE
Negotiable

Subsea Mechanical Package Engineer

Permanent

Aberdeen

About the job

We are a fast growing provider of innovative R&D and engineering solutions in the energy industry through our coating removal machine and subsea chopsaws with a current focus on the decommissioning market. This role would be focused on our subsea cutting tools offering. Our business is focused on providing faster, more efficient and more environmentally friendly engineering solutions to the market. We operate globally with a current team of 16 personnel primarily based out of Belfast and Aberdeen.

We are currently looking to hire an Engineer to join the team on a full time, permanent basis with an initial focus on the building, maintenance and deployment of our subsea cutting saws - the C1 chopsaw range.

The role will be based in Aberdeen and will vary significantly week to week however the core focus for the successful candidate will be the management of the engineering needs of our current saw fleet and of the subcontractors involved in the design and build to DNV standards of our new saw builds. The role will also focus on the engineering specifications and needs of integrated parts of our offering such as HPUs, reelers, hot stabs, transport skids and more as required by ongoing client demands.

The role will also be expected to be able to support with physical saw build and maintenance as well as occasional offshore operational work and client demos when demand requires although these workscopes will be primarily performed by our engineering technicians. You must be someone who has demonstrated their interface skills with ability to work with contractors and internal and client needs.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Maintain and update the functional design specification and technical specification for our products
  • Manage the project saw build schedules with subcontractors including design output, manufacture targets, DNV certifications, QA and other key elements with respect to the technical, timeframe and commercial considerations
  • Check design verification (FEA, hand calculations) in support of key products and provide details of the validation testing and inspection requirements of designs
  • Highlight and resolve any design issues following verification calculations and analysis with help of lead engineer and subcontractors as required
  • Implement improvements to manufacturing process
  • Coordinate R&D / Development projects into production
  • Support factory and site acceptance testing and commissioning activities as required
  • Research and design additional tool integrations as required, for example camera integration, hot stabs integration and high speed motor capabilities
  • Check engineering output produced by other team members and provide support to Lead Engineer and team members as required
  • Management of change on designs, documents and drawings in accordance with company procedures
  • Conduct and document design and manufacture review meetings and closeout actions
  • Input to design processes and contribute towards new or improved processes as necessary
  • Direct and mentor less experienced personnel as required during project or product design activities
  • Provide support to field operation and site integration tests for the new product/project as required
  • Raise purchase orders as required
  • Work with the financial controller to forecast and update core and auxiliary product budgets

Mandatory Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in a mechanical/hydraulic/structural tooling design environment. ROV/subsea tooling experience preferred
  • Mechanical (or similar) Engineering degree
  • Familiar with the principles of design control and PDM or other data management systems
  • Familiar with standards and specifications relevant across the energy industry
  • Commercial awareness
  • Project controls skills (reporting, planning etc.) and competence in supporting the development of cost and schedule estimates.
  • Effective communicator both verbally and written.
  • Able to work independently and within integrated local and virtual teams
  • Good computer literacy with particular competence in MS office software.
  • Full command of the English language written and spoken.
  • Flexibility for ad-hoc travel both within UK and abroad.

Preferred Requirements

  • Ability to use Solidworks and 2D CAD, to create detailed models & drawings in support of projects and products
  • Chartership through a recognised professional institute preferred
  • Use of Mathcad and SolidWorks FEA to perform design verification using first principles
  • Experience working with ISO 9001 Standards and DNV standards
  • Previous experience of working as part of a multi-discipline team on decommissioning or energy related projects
  • Knowledge of decommissioning legislation, engineering techniques, solutions and challenges

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.

Senior CAD Designer - Mechanical

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Negotiable
Surrey /

Senior CAD Designer (Mechanical)

Location: Hersham

Permeant Staff Position

As our Senior Mechanical Designer, you will be responsible for:

  • Coordination of workload to meet schedule, quality, and budget requirements together with timely reporting on status and progress for themselves and for members of their team who may be in the UK or overseas.
  • Acting as lead designer on major projects or several small projects. Responsible for the work of less experienced designers working on their project.
  • Collaborating closely with other engineering functions and coordinating multi-functional reviews of designs.
  • Liaising with other design sections and process to agree interface details on manufacturing drawings. Take the initiative in resolving interface problems.
  • Liaising with manufacturing & vessel engineers to agree design details and manufacturing methods etc.
  • Controlling the design work hours incurred on projects that are their responsibility, anticipate workforce requirements and highlight scope and design
  • Reviewing manufacturing drawings using established check lists where available and supervise drawing reviews carried out by less experienced designers.

Your profile:

  • HNC or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Experience in the use of Bentley MicroStation would be an advantage, however, other CAD experience will be considered.
  • Must be aware pressure vessel and regional design codes (ASME, PED, CE Marking, UKCA)
  • Experience with equipment in cryogenic service is desirable.
  • Demonstrable experience producing equipment setting plans, general arrangement drawings and detailed fabrication drawings.
  • Working understanding and use of business management systems and the document lifecycle typical of an engineering organisation.
  • A demonstrable understanding of cross-functional interfaces and overcoming the associated challenges in an engineering/design environment for process facilities.
  • Experience leading or supervising other designers both in the UK and overseas.
  • Well-organised and enthusiastic with a sound mechanical engineering background.
  • Highly competent written and spoken communication and able to use a range of standard software such as MS Word and MS Excel.

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.

Demurrage Claims Analyst

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Negotiable
London /

Demurrage Claims Analyst

Location: London

Permeant Staff position

You will be involved in claims and demurrage processes and procedures. Liaises with Commercial, Trading and Finance positions to ensure all demurrage claims are executed in a timely manner.

Role and Responsibilities

  • This role does not manage a team of people and is an individual contributor
  • Maintain and manage the filling of all demurrage claims both Shipping or Cargo Check all loading and discharge time logs and identify the demurrage cases.
  • Submit demurrage claims to suppliers and receivers based on purchase and sale contracts.
  • Review and counter claims from suppliers and receivers based on purchase and sale contracts or charter parties.
  • Review and counter claims from owners based on charter parties.
  • Maintain data in Bridge system and send the payable and receivable notices
  • Assist contract team or chartering team to counter the terms related to demurrage to increase maritime and commercial awareness, and minimise exposure for the company.
  • Report the overdue claims to team leader and forward the case to legal. Training and coaching of new team members in demurrage role.
  • any other tasks that the company may reasonably assign from time to time, according to business need

Required Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge and Experience

Qualifications:

  • Suitable candidates must be educated to at least degree level or possess an equivalent level qualification.

Skills:

  • Strong planning, time management and organizational skills required
  • Excellent communication (written and spoken) and teamwork skills with preference for action, accountability and developing alternatives and solutions
  • Strong desire for personal learning and sharing of knowledge and skills with others Must be proficient in Microsoft packages and generally IT literate

Knowledge/Experience:

  • 2-3 years Demurrage / Claims experience is preferable

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.

Project Operations Manager

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Negotiable

Project Operations Manager

Permanent

London/Paris

OVERVIEW OF ROLE

The Project Operations Manager (POM) is accountable to the Project Manager for the safe and efficient execution of overall project operations, in accordance with planning constraints, associated cost envelope and project quality requirements.

The POM is responsible for the co-ordination of the marine spread and onshore operations during the execution of Projects. When supporting tenders, the POM reports to the Tender Lead and is responsible to produce the required deliverables for the leanest and most efficient offer.

Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities

Project support

Operations planning:

  • Select the spread for the offshore operations: construction vessels and 3rd-party chartered support and transportation vessels.
  • Define the scope of work (SOW) for each vessel and liaise closely with the VOM and OMT to ensure the defined scopes are optimised accordingly.
  • Liaise with SCM Chartering Manager to ensure scopes for third party vessels are appropriate and where possible functional requirements are included in the Charter Party / Subcontract agreement.
  • Organise installation feasibility / PHA reviews involving operational personnel (OMT) and Vessel Operations Managers (VOMs) prior to initiating the detailed installation engineering.
  • Review and Comment the MDR (Installation engineering documents).
  • Engage as early as possible with the Pipeline Group and Installation Engineers to ensure installability of the products and that the installation methodology is in line with expectations for operability in particular with respect to waiting on weather.
  • Liaise with the Installation Engineers and the Pipeline Group (PG), oversee the development of installation procedures to ensure compliance with Contract and the various requirement identified in the Project reviews.
  • Liaise with the Project Engineering Manager to ensure documents are timely issued in line with operational requirements.
  • Define SOW for Subcontractors / Vessel Owners and ensure requirements are properly and appropriately cascaded into the Subcontract / Charter agreements Monitor SCM selection of subcontractor's on operations related issues.
  • Prepare a third party facilities interface plan as required.
  • Prepare the SIMOPS plan in conjunction with other stakeholders
  • Review and comment the project Inspection and Test Plan (ITP).
  • Interface with the project technical manager to identify critical parts of the work (technical, clash etc.) and initiate applicable Risk analyses
  • Ultimately responsible for driving the readiness process for operations onshore and offshore and ensure timely approval to proceed.

Vessels readiness:

  • Responsible for the marine spread assurance including organising the supporting surveys and audits as required.
  • Check & ensure the country regulations requirements are followed.
  • Check the communication means availability for chartered vessels.
  • Organise the manning of chartered vessels with the support of the Crewing department (Define, Allocate, Logistic) and Owner.
  • Define personnel requirements (POB) for project subcontractors' quantity/functions such as pre-commissioning staff.
  • Review & Endorse POBs for all vessels (quantity /functions) ensuring requirements for Competency and Familiarity are met.
  • Arrange "In Country" reception of vessel and operations crew to ensure compliance with local /client vaccination requirements (incl. COVID).
  • Ensure that Subcontract personnel are in compliance with local /client vaccination requirements (incl. COVID).
  • Ensure availability of project specific safety equipment and personnel with support of HSE.
  • Follow-up of chartered vessel management as VOM (Audit, POB, Mob, HSE, Emergency Plan).

Planning, Budget & Co-ordination:

  • Establish the baseline operations schedule, constantly updating it and optimising it.
  • Ensure Spread availability, external spread booking.
  • Attend regular country operations meetings.
  • In co-ordination with the Project Service Manager review the as-bid budget for in-country logistics and operations, establish and monitor monthly the estimate-at-completion (EAC) budget for in-country logistics and operations.
  • Ensure project COL (Costs of Loss) are captured, reported and addressed.
  • Ensure 3rd party services costs and planning are tracked and monitor their cost base.

Logistic Support to Operations:

  • Define all logistic requirements to support the project operations to ensure the timely deployment of resources (personnel, equipment and vessels). Liaise with company country organization (or local agent) for logistic purposes (Project Equipment and Material) In and Out of company Base.
  • Monitor local logistic support and improve it if required.
  • Define crew changes method from vessel to shore and the relevant logistics.
  • Organise importation of project equipment and material in country. Identify permanent/ temporary imports and hazardous materials / Dangerous Goods requirements.
  • Organise vessels clearance in the country of Operations.

Mobilisation:

  • Ensure full spread readiness to start the operations. Develop the Mobilisation Plan.
  • Arrange Stake Holder review meeting to co-ordinate yard activities and loadouts for timely delivery of Project materials.
  • Organise the timely mobilisation of subcontracted personnel.
  • Prior to start operations, organise Project Familiarisation meeting for the vessels crew.
  • Organise mobilisation of Client Representative. Co-ordinate with Client access to site.

HSE:

  • Arrange Risk Assessment review meetings with stake holders.
  • In co-ordination with the project HSE manager, ensure resources (Medivac, security boats⣦) to support Offshore Bridging Document (including Emergency Response Plan) are available.
  • Ensure Permit to Work system is in place at remote facilities. In co-ordination with the project HSE manager arrange training of personnel for compliance to non-company facilities requirements.
  • Review the safety reports and contribute to closing the necessary remedial actions.

Operations:

  • Organise the sequence of offshore operations.
  • Daily management of the support spread as per vessels requirements (incorporables, fuel, water, food).
  • Organise daily conference calls for progress follow up and instruct the vessel on the following activities.
  • Support the PM in liaising with Client (onshore) regarding operational matters.
  • Define with the PM the level of management-of-change (MOC) and approve Major MOCs during execution of the project.
  • Manage company contribution to SIMOPS with other offshore assets.
  • Provides all required evidence to lodge any contractual claims, should they arise.
  • Ensure Non-Conformance Report are issued and closed out as required.
  • Issue the daily offshore spread activity report.

Demobilisation:

  • Develop the Demobilisation Plan.
  • Ensure all project equipment are timely demobilised and returned to suppliers.
  • Ensure export compliance.
  • Liaise with the yards to return fabricated installation aids and re-certification of rigging.
  • Feedback / Knowledge management:
  • Participate in Lessons Learnt meeting.
  • Provide input to the Project Operations Report.

Tenders Support

  • Identify the key Operations deliverables and establish the platform to support an effective tender submission through development of the schedule, cost comparisons, vessel and personnel operational requirements.
  • Collaborate with the Pursuit team, and the Tender Lead to develop the operational strategy for the tender.
  • Coordinate and consolidate all inputs from multiple disciplines (Engineering, SCM, Fabrication, Operations, etc⣦) to support the development of the operational planning.
  • Think out of the box to improve the offshore schedule and make the most of the client constraints.
  • Define requirements and produce SOW for SCM for 3rd party vessels and assets chartering/hiring.
  • Support the estimators in producing costing for the tender and its options.
  • Liaise with Engineering and VOMs to define the vessels POBs and provide input to the Estimators.
  • Support the Tender Lead with the preparation of presentations for gate reviews with the GPC&AP management team and Executives.
  • Support the tender lead and region with the post submission clarifications and negotiations to secure the win.
  • Organise and host meetings with the disciplines to facilitate the offshore schedule review.
  • Identify and constantly update the key Operations related risks throughout the tender.

Throughout the tender ensure:

  • adherence to tendering procedures and processes and maintain traceability throughout the tender and post tender clarification and negotiation phases;
  • adherence to operations department ways of working to organise the activities and store the tender experience for future use/handover to project team.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

This role suits a dynamic and motivated individual. The Project Operations Manager role is ideal for those interested in working across functions and supporting projects on the field. It gives exposure to technical and practical aspects of the work during execution and strong involvement to the commercial side by budget definition and management in projects and decision making and strategic thinking during tenders supporting the business development.

The ideal candidate thrives interacting with various disciplines, departments and regions across the organisation and with clients, subcontractors and external organizations (local authorities, certifications bodies, etc⣦) and is keen to mentor junior engineers.

The successful candidates shall have/be:

  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in sub-sea construction recommended.
  • Able to demonstrate commitment to HSE and keen to promote safe practices.
  • Skilled in the co-ordination of multiple interfaces across functions.
  • Strong work ethic, willing to working in highly changeable environments, meeting tight deadlines whilst delivering high quality outcomes.
  • Possess experience in offshore operations, having worked on board installation vessels.
  • Committed to collaborative working in a multi-location team environment.
  • Mobility to travel to all international locations for short business trips or missions.
  • Good understanding of company products, activities and assets.
  • Fluent in English. Knowledge of French/Portuguese would be an advantage.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Excel, Word and Project.

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.

Senior Project Engineer

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Negotiable

Senior Project Engineer

Location: Aberdeen

Permanent Staff Position

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support FEED & Concept Studies for asset development activities, including, conversions, upgrade projects and major marine newbuilds for One Fleet.
  • Provide Naval Architecture and Marine systems knowledge and capability
  • Ensure that the marine assets remain at the forefront of technology innovation, operational and environmental efficiency
  • Determination of budget and schedule for asset modifications
  • Definition and management of 3rdparty related SOW related to vessel and marine systems.
  • Vetting of 3rdparty assets and potential conversion opportunities as input to wider fleet strategy decision making.

Your Qualifications and Skills:

  • Essential:
    Degree qualifications in naval architecture and / or marine engineering with small craft design, ocean engineering, marine engineering / naval architecture, or offshore engineering.
    Preferred:
  • Registration with UK Engineering Council, and membership of a licensed professional engineering institution.
  • Extensive NA experience covering
  • Vessel and general structural design Stability
  • Vessel motions and hydrodynamics
  • Able to perform Vessel stability and loading checks related to Topsides equipment additions, removals, modifications, and upgrades, (Lay towers, winches, product storage systems, cranes), determining lightship impact.
  • Able to perform design/review of vessel interfaces, hull structures, determining impact of and modifications required and related to:
  • Integration of / upgrade to: pipelay equipment including tower systems, winches, permanent and portable
  • Product storage systems, Baskets and reels
  • Crane upgrades
  • Roll reduction and anti-heeling systems
  • Sea fastenings and deck reinforcement
  • Basic knowledge of pipelay systems, equipment and methods, reel lay, flexlay and vessel integration
  • Providence of guidance on applicable Class rules, regulations and standards
  • Ability to perform asset screening review and reporting for potential assets
  • Ability to write specifications, define SOW, liaise with equipment providers, shipyards to formalise and develop basic costings / develop schedule inputs
  • Ability to use AutoCad software
  • Strong computer skills using Microsoft Office software
  • Experience of interfacing with multi-disciplined, multicultural teams
  • Articulate communication and presentation skills
  • A high level of organisational and time management skills

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.