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Project Manager
Negotiable
20 September 2018


Petroplan are seeking an experienced Project Manager to work for one of our clients, a mid-sized EPC within the petro-chem industry.

Job Overview:

The Project manager will be responsible for the direction, coordination, implementation, executive, control and completion of projects, while remaining aligned with strategy, commitments and goals of the organization and clients. The Project Manager will be in charge of schedules, budgets, resources and deliverables for project. Monitors teams to make sure goals and objectives are being kept.

Duties / Responsibilities:

* Identify and establish relationships with strategically important clients
* Coordinate completion of ongoing services and also identify and develop opportunities to grow work scope
* Lead the development of proposals for new scope of work and change orders to address scope growth in existing projects
* Development and implementation of Project Management systems that will become a part of the Company International offering to clients
* "Hands-on" involvement in management of strategically important projects, including:

o Drive project ownership and accountability through seamless progression of project execution responsibilities including project plan estimate and schedule development gate approval, detail engineering, contracting/procurement, field execution mechanical completion, facility start up, operation turn over, and project close outs
o Full oversight and management of projects with a focus on safety, design quality, budget, schedule, and change management process compliance
o Compliance to all client specs as part of project development and detailed engineering activities
o Contractor management and performance oversight to ensure scope expectations are achieved (Engineering / Construction)
o Full compliance to capital projects work processes and procedures
o Execution alignment with project development and project controls groups
o Interface between project group and business units to support progression and completion of business team related project deliverable s
o Regular project updates to support monthly / quarterly project stewardship reports
o Driving quality of execution deliverable s in all project development / execution stages per client quality process
o Overall development and ownership of field quality execution plan to support construction activities

Skills / Experience:

* 15 years of experience in related role
* Strong project management experience, preferably in the petrochemical, refining and oil / gas sector
* Previous EPC/EPCM experience is required
* Multi-discipline experience: knowledge of reciprocal effects of the work upon other disciplines (process, civil/structural, instrumentation, electrical, mechanical, piping)
* Working knowledge of planning and control methods
* General understanding of industry and regulatory standards and design criteria
* Proficiency in a variety of standard project management methods and techniques
* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
* Strong organizational, leadership and teamwork skills

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

Field Engineer - Wireline - Midland
Negotiable
24 August 2018

Opportunity to join a global Oilfield Service company on a permanent basis. Our client has a need for a Wireline Field Engineer to ensure Logging jobs are being run efficiently and safely in the Permian Basin. The position is remotely located within driving distance of the Midland/Odessa area.
Key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensures logging operations are run efficiently and safely at the client wellsite
  • Work with wellsite crew to arrange logging operations at rig or production site
  • Provide guidance on logging operations through interpretation of logging data, analysis, and/or troubleshooting
  • Perform services and maintenance on company equipment
  • Train assigned field personnel
  • Perform other duties as required


The ideal candidate will have:

  • B.S. in Engineering
  • At least 3 years of Wireline Logging experience
  • Must have experience in the Permian Basin
  • Must be willing to travel (50% ); Reside near Midland is highly preferred
  • Must be eligible to work in the USA. CLIENT WILL NOT SPONSOR

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

Electrical Engineer
Negotiable
16 August 2018


Petroplan is seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer for our client, a major operator based south of Houston. Candidates with strong experience working in petrochemical, refining, and/or LNG facilities are preferred.
Job Overview
The Electrical Engineer will work under the direction of the Maintenance Manager to ensure the safe and reliable operation of on-site electrical equipment. The complexity of the electrical power systems in both the LQF and PTF plants requires the availability of high level technical expertise on short notice to understand unfolding events, explain them to operations and maintenance personnel, and to supervise the repairs/restarting of problematic electrical equipment.
Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all static electrical equipment reliability
  • Learn operations of all facility processes and equipment
  • Assist facility personnel with operational and maintenance problems
  • Perform advanced equipment troubleshooting
  • Apply electrical engineering principles to evaluate electrical and electromechanical systems and products by designing and conducting research programs
  • Confirm system and product capabilities by designing feasibility and testing methods and testing properties
  • Develop electrical and electromechanical products by studying customer requirements
  • Research and test manufacturing and assembly methods and materials
  • Confirm fabrication, assembly, and installation processes
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Provide engineering information by answering questions and requests
  • Maintain product and company reputation by complying with government regulations
  • Keep equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services
  • Complete projects by training and guiding technicians
  • Insure all regulatory requirements are met, regarding maintenance activities for electrical equipment
  • Assist in creating, updating, and maintaining maintenance procedures for electrical equipment
  • Other duties and projects as assigned



Required SkillsSkill Level

  • BS in Electrical Engineering (required)
  • MS in Electrical Engineering with experience in high voltage processes (preferred)
  • 10 years' experience in plant reliability engineering
  • 5-7 years' experience in planned and unplanned maintenance scheduling
  • Good analytical problem-solving skills - including root cause failure/analysis
  • Knowledge and experience working with electrical harmonics, harmonic filters, non-linear loads, and high/medium voltage electrical power systems
  • Knowledge and experience in the application and programming of protective relays, with a focus on Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories equipment, illumination, methods, luminary types and calculations, grounding, ground potential rise and static bonding, and the National Electrical Code
  • Familiarity with NFPA 70E; Safety in Design, and Safety in the field
  • Control Engineering with production planning and job knowledge
  • Ability to develop and lead the MOC process
  • Permitting work, incident reporting, confined space entry, energy isolation
  • Strong general consulting and planning skills
  • Experience in reading and understanding P&ID & PFD drawings and instrument & electrical drawings
  • Understanding of vendor/equipment supplied data sheets
  • Active learner and a self-starter/motivated
  • Trouble-shooting/analytical skills
  • Effective communications, good presentation skills, strong computer skills, SAP experience, MS, and budget management experience



Candidates with the following work experience will be strongly preferred:

  • Work experience with large electrical motors and/or high voltage electrical motors
  • Work experience in a petrochemical facility, refinery, and/or an LNG facility
  • Work experience with large cryogenic heat exchangers
  • Work experience with large compressors
  • Work experience with the cold-end of an ethylene or amine processing facility
  • Work experience tracing piping and instrument design schematics

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

Completion Tools Mechanical Engineer
Negotiable
10 August 2018

I am working with a company in the Houston area that focuses around Completion tools for the Oil & Gas industry, and are actively growing their team due to new product development and growth. They looking to bring on an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer that has specific experience around lower completion tools design. This will very much be a hands on and fast paced position. This is an opportunity for an individual to work in collaborative R&D environment, where they can have their hands on the entire process from initial concept, protyping, testing, and commercialization, all while recieving full accolades.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Developing manufacturing drawing and specs
  • Utilizing SolidWorks for 3D modeling and AutoCAD for 2D
  • Hands on prototype testing
  • Generating test plans, instructions, and various other relevant documents
  • Ability to travel to field locations as needed
  • Support customers with custom product development, instructions and general product support
  • Act as project engineer and manage assigned project, and mentoring junior personnel as need be
  • Various compliance and QA/QC activities

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related STEM degree
  • Proficiency in SolidWorks CAD
  • Prior experience in Completion tool designs
  • Experience with CNC and/or manual machining is a plus

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

Production Manager
Negotiable
10 August 2018


PRODUCTION MANAGER
Houston, TX

Our client is a global oilfield equipment manufacturer looking to hire an ambitious Production Manager in order to keep up with company growth and market demand.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for performance appraisals, goal setting, training and monitoring of personnel.
  • Develops and maintains team environment within the group through the planning and coordinating of group activities.
  • Assigns work to team/team leaders and monitors results.
  • Supports short and long range goals consistent with manufacturing management, production teams and the company.
  • Ensures efforts are directed towards process improvements, develops procedures and policies for assigned areas, and maintains compliance to safety policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for cost and quality of those functions under their leadership.


Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in a technical field
  • 2 years of manufacturing experience or leadership experience


Preferred Skills

  • Lean Six Sigma concepts and projects
  • Continuous Improvement background and methodology
  • Budgets and financial reports


Benefits

  • Competitive pay
  • Great benefits
  • Direct hire
  • Potential to be fast tracked into a leadership program!



Must be eligible to work in the USA for any employer 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

Downhole Technology - Mechanical Engineer - Houston
Negotiable
09 August 2018


My client is a Engineering and Manufacturing firm focused around downhole tools and technology such as MWD, LWD and Wireline tools. They focus mainly on the R&D side, but also do sustainable work as well. They are looking to bring on a well versed Mechanical Engineer with prior experience in this space. Please review the following duties and requirements:

Job Duties:

  • Analyze mechanical failures and design solutions.
  • Design fixtures to improve in-house testing and assembly.
  • Maintain existing technical drawings.
  • Designing tools for high temperature/high pressure environments
  • Conduct small projects to increase reliability and performance of existing products.
  • Create 3D drawings for designs, and follow them through their lifecycle, assisting with the manufacturing process in the machine shop.
  • Might be subjected to other task in relations to this role.


Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent STEM degree
  • 5 years of experience working with Downhole Tools
  • Proficient in SolidWorks 3D software and AutoCAD
  • Ability to mentor junior engineers, designers, and drafters.

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 Electronics Design Engineer - Houston
Negotiable
09 August 2018

This is your opportunity to join a growing R&D company as a Senior Electronics Design Engineer to lead the Hardware design efforts for numerous projects. This is a direct hire position located in the greater Houston area.

Key responsibilities will include:
* Lead Electronic Hardware design, development, sustaining and maintenance efforts for various projects
* Collaborate with cross-functional engineering teams throughout project, from concept to integration and delivery
* Work with Manufacturing, Sales and Customer Service to provide Engineering Support related to Hardware issues
* Mentor junior engineers
* Performs other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will have:
* B.S. in Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline
* At least 5 years of Electronics Design experience; High Temperature design is a plus
* Experience with PCB design software such as Altium, Allegro, ORCAD, etc
* Experience with Schematic Capture and PCB Layout
* Experience with simulation software such as PSpice, LTSpice, etc
* Experience with A/D and D/A would be a plus
* Eligibility 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 Firmware Engineer - Houston
Negotiable
09 August 2018

This is your opportunity to join an innovative Research and Development company as a Senior Firmware Engineer to work on the latest disruptive Oilfield technology. This is a direct hire position located in the greater Houston area.

Key responsibilities will include:
* Lead firmware design, development, sustaining and maintenance efforts for various projects
* Collaborate with Hardware and Software engineers throughout project, from concept to integration and delivery
* Work with Manufacturing, Sales and Customer Service to provide Engineering Support related to Firmware issues
* Mentor junior engineers
* Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
* B.S. in Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline
* At least 5 years of embedded firmware/software experience
* Experience programming in C/C
* Experience with microcontrollers, such as TI, PIC, etc
* Experience with communication protocols, such as CAN, UART, etc
* Experience with RTOS, FPGA, and/or DSP would be a plus
* Eligibility 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

Fire & Safety Engineer
Negotiable
01 August 2018


Petroplan are seeking an experienced Fire & Safety Engineer for our client, a major EPC based in Downtown Houston. Candidates with a strong background in design of LNG Facilities are preferred.
Job Overview
This position provides project support and/or discipline support for various projects by researching, specifying, developing, designing, engineering and supporting construction of fire and gas detection and suppression systems. Individuals are expected to apply engineering principles, methods and techniques to the project assignments. The role will be heavily involved in the design of Downstream / LNG Facilities.
Responsibilities

  • Researches and analyzes data such as client design proposals, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application.
  • Works with clients to develop a project's scope of work, estimates, and/or schedules.
  • Reviews and approves project drawings, standards and specifications.
  • Develops major equipment, material selection, and construction specifications.
  • Reviews codes and client specifications.
  • Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks.
  • Directs and coordinates construction, installation, fabrication and/or operational testing activities to ensure services, products and/or systems conform to engineering design and client criteria.
  • Ensures that all assigned activities and operations comply with applicable codes, regulations and laws.
  • Evaluates field installations and applies codes and client specifications to project design.
  • Coordinates activities with other project disciplines involved in fabrication, operation, application, installation or repair of various materials, products or systems.
  • Provides technical direction, support and information to other specialists, engineers, designers and drafters.
  • Identifies changes to scope, estimates cost and schedule impacts; presents to project management for approval.
  • Consistently demonstrates professional skills in structuring assigned activities, creativity, teamwork, communications, operational efficiencies, handling of a client's changing needs, decision making, and analyzing and solving problems.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Experience / Qualifications

  • Degree in Fire Protection Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in the fire protection field, 10 years experience preferred.
  • Experienced in PHAST and LNG Fire 3 modeling experience required
  • EIT in Fire Protection, Licensed FPE preferred, Texas P. Eng. desirable.
  • LNG Industry or petrochemical project experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of Petro-Chem facilities - LNG experience a plus

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
Negotiable
01 August 2018

Position: Drilling Engineer

Job type: Permanent Employee

Location: Midland

Petroplan is currently working with a publicly traded E&P business who are in the process of increasing their engineering team in their Midland base. Due to this continued growth, a need has arisen within the Drilling team to add a highly experienced Drilling Engineer to their Permian operations division to assist with the ongoing and upcoming unconventional projects.

In this position, you will report directly into the Drilling Engineering Manager and act as the focal point for drilling engineering activity. 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:

  • Preparing operational plans for planned wells and liaising with other departments when required
  • Responsible for drilling optimization, identifying best practises and running lessons learned when required
  • Travel to the field is required as and when needed
  • Deal with third party vendors with a strong focus on cost and performance

You must have at least 10 years of experience, including 6 years' experience in oil and gas operations working as a Drilling Engineer. Experience working in the Permian is preferred and must hold at least a Bachelors degree in an Engineering discipline.

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

Palo Alto Firewall Security Analyst
Negotiable
01 August 2018


Senior Security Analyst


Houston


Contract to Hire
Or Direct Hire


Our client, a large energy company with an excellent reputation and happy employees, are looking for a accomplished security professional with a background in Palo Alto firewalls.

Large Enterprise Environment


Designing and maintaining security for enterprise firewall infrastructure. Working with content filtering, VPN, PGP, Gas SCADA, AMS and IG Security.
Assisting with infrastructure and web application vulnerability assessments.
Maintaining Disaster Recovery (DR) Firewall Infrastructure and updating the quarterly plan.
Performing Network Security SOX controls.
Serving as a SME for security best practices, policies and regulatory requirements.

If you have relevant experience and are currently looking for your next exciting challenge, please do get in touch with me!



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

Snr Process Engineer
Negotiable
31 July 2018


Petroplan are seeking an experienced Snr Process Engineers for our client, a major EPC based in Downtown Houston. Candidates with a strong background in design of LNG Facilities are preferred.

Job Overview

The Snr Process Engineer will be responsible for providing technical and daily operations support, as well as troubleshooting processes. The role will be heavily involved in the design of Downstream / LNG Facilities .This position recommends, develops, and implements improvements to streamline and advance practices.

Responsibilities

  • Detailed design / engineering of LNG facilities.
  • Provide daily process monitoring and troubleshooting of the plant processes.
  • Manage medium to large projects and provide engineering design.
  • Optimize daily unit operations, which includes monitoring operating costs, product yields, catalyst activity, chemical usage, and energy utilization.
  • Develop and maintain operating procedures.
  • Recommend, develop, and implement processes and/or projects aimed at improving unit yields or energy utilization.
  • Partner with Environmental, Operations, and Safety Departments during all phases of project development and execution.
  • Conduct Hazard and Operability study reviews and fulfill other Management of Change requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience / Qualifications
  • Minimum of 15 years process design experience required
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Professional Engineer License preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Petro-Chem facilities - LNG experience a plus

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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