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Business Development Manager - Oilfield Services - Marcellus
Negotiable
17 August 2018

This is your opportunity to join an industry leader in the Oilfield Services industry as a Business Development Manager. The successful candidate will be a true hunter with Oilfield Services sales experience. This is a direct hire position located in the greater Pittsburgh area.

Key responsibilities will include:
* Identify and develop new business through active presence in territory
* Maintain constant communication with current and prospective clients to update them on the latest equipment and services
* Create custom solutions for the needs of clients through active listening
* Create and deliver sales presentations
* Maintains awareness on industry trends and competitor activities
* Performs other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will have:
* B.S. in Engineering, Business or related discipline
* Must have at least 3 years of Oilfield Services sales experience; Proppants and/or Frac Sand is a plus
* Must be willing to travel
* Must be eligible to work in US

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

Operations Leader
176 - £177 per annum
13 August 2018

Petroplan are looking to recruit an excellent Permanent staff Operations Leader to work for a major Oil and Gas client in Kent.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

University degree or equivalent in a technical field

  • Have strong communication skills and be a logical thinker.
  • Demonstrable leadership skills.
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills.
  • Ability to thrive under pressure.
  • Ability to identify issues for resolution and new directional plans for business improvement
  • Bias for Continuous improvement through People/CR/Safety Legislation and Safety awareness/knowledge.
  • Knowledge of Incident and Emergency Response.
  • Engineering awareness.
  • Ability to develop potentials/opportunities in People, Business, Customers and Markets Suppliers.
  • Bias for Action and continuous improvement in all areas of performance.
  • Proven ability to prioritise resources and time to deliver the greatest value for the business.
  • To be able to manage competing priorities and operational complexity
  • Track record in leading successful operational teams
  • Strong awareness of the procedures to be used for accident and incident root cause analysis techniques, reporting and investigation.
  • Ability to engage and work with operations, stakeholders contractors and suppliers.

For the full job spec please apply for further information.

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

CMMS Engineer
Negotiable
13 August 2018

Petroplan are looking to recruit a CMMS Engineer who can be based in 1 of three sites, either in Southampton, Kent or Hemel Hampstead.

This will be a permanent staff role with all the benefits and bonuses of working for a large Oil and Gas company.

Job Spec:

  • Establish a network of Terminal based CMMS super-users who are able to drive the effective use of CMMS at a local level and provide subject related matter expertise to the Terminal Operations personnel.
  • Act as point of contact for escalated CMMS related issues and provide Terminal Storage Operations Managers and Engineering Teams with technical guidance in matters of CMMS utilisation and compliance.
  • Develop effective maintenance programs by leading Terminal based Reliability Centred Maintenance studies ensuring that they meet regulatory and mandated requirements.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Degree in a relevant engineering discipline or qualifications, demonstrated experience and training to an equivalent level.
  • Chartered/Incorporated Engineer, or working towards chartered or incorporated status, with a recognised professional body.
  • IT Skills Certification particularly in MS Applications.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Trained and experienced with Control of Work and Permit to Work systems, confined space entry and working at height.
  • Significant and demonstrable experience with CMMS ideally in Frontline, Maximo or SAP PM
  • Excellent knowledge of the equipment processes and standards employed in the oil storage and distribution sector.
  • Thorough understanding of industry related risks (safety and business) and able to relate to specific legislation.
  • Thorough grasp of principals and application of Maintenance / Asset Management techniques such as RCM, CBM, RBM and FMECA.
  • Significant and demonstrable experience with CMMS ideally in Frontline, Maximo or SAP PM
  • HAZOP / LOPA / Risk Assessment and Root Cause Analysis
  • Strong IT 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

Electrical Engineer
Negotiable
03 August 2018


Petroplan is seeking an experienced electrical engineer with a background in LNG & petrochemical projects.
Job Overview
The electrical engineer will be responsible for the design of electrical engineering equipment and systems for major LNG/downstream facilities. The electrical engineer will also be required to implement improvements to streamline project activities and will be leaned on to provide operational support.
Responsibilities

  • Perform routine and complex engineering, design, analysis or other technical tasks within the electrical discipline utilizing current technology, available standards, calculation software, templates and catalogued products
  • Confirms system's and components' capabilities by designing testing methods; testing properties
  • Prepare/review load lists, power system studies, single lines, equipment layouts, area classifications, sizing calculations, schematics, equipment specifications, data sheets, requisitions and technical bid analysis
  • Confirms system's and components' capabilities by designing testing methods; testing properties
  • Develops electrical products by studying customer requirements; researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials
  • Assures product quality by designing electrical testing methods; testing finished products and system capabilities


Experience / Qualifications

  • BS in electrical engineering
  • 10 years of electrical engineering experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of petrochemical/LNG facilities a plus
  • Knowledge of industry standards and procedures required

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Lead Rotating Equipment Engineer
Negotiable
01 August 2018



Petroplan are seeking an experienced Lead Rotating Equipment Engineer to work for one of our clients, a mid-sized operator within the petro-chem industry. The role will be initially based in Houston but required to transfer to the Project Site in Louisiana (near Baton Rouge) in mid-2019.
Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Serves as site subject matter expert for rotating equipment.
  • Coordination of the technical rotating equipment disciplines activities during the different phases of the project.
  • Leads troubleshooting efforts related to rotating equipment issues onsite.
  • Monitoring of the compliance with the specified deadlines, contractual stipulations and quality of work.
  • Review and approve detailed rotating equipment engineering drawings and operating, testing, and commissioning procedures for Rotating and related disciplines.
  • Project schedule progress monitoring.
  • Document Management System.
  • Cost Control.
  • Punch listing, subsystems and systems acceptance.
  • Work Permit, Job Plan and Risk Analysis.
  • Interface with plant operations/maintenance.
  • Assists in the organization of project-related, technical meetings with the engineering company and/or third parties.
  • Lead participation of the technical rotating equipment discipline in meetings with vendors, equipment inspection and testing.
  • Oversee the development of basic design, detailed engineering and procurement- related activities of Rotating Equipment such as pumps, compressors, blowers and turbines.
  • Review and approve all related rotating equipment engineering project specifications and technical standards.
  • Review and participate in the selection process for all major rotating equipment and system.
  • Supervise and coordinate rotating equipment teams in the implementation of the above tasks.


Skills / Experience:

  • BS in Engineering required; MS degree preferred. Professional Engineer (PE) preferred.
  • Associated experience with plant operations, commissioning and start up management
  • Experience in a project environment an advantage
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Positive relationships with individuals at all levels
  • Position demands strong self-motivation to evaluate and solve technical and engineering problems, both in isolation and in-groups


In order to carry out all duties and responsibilities effectively, the position requires strong knowledge of the processes underlying major construction projects. The ability to work through influence, motivate others, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills is critical to success.

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

Construction Manager
Negotiable
24 July 2018

Our client, a mid-sized Operator within the petro-chemical field, are seeking an experienced Construction Manager to oversee a major greenfield project in Louisiana.
Ideal candidates will come from a strong field based background and have been involved in major capital Projects from project execution through to commissioning and operations.

The Construction Manager is responsible for the overall field construction effort in which he/she is assigned. The position is supported by the project support functions within the Engineering Group, Engineering Contractors, and Project Construction Management staff. The Construction Manager is responsible for the overall management of the field construction and contractors' construction efforts.

Roles/Responsibilities

  • Assists the Site Construction Manager with ensuring the workforce is committed to the Incident and Injury Free philosophy, creating a safe working environment.
  • Manages a safety program that complies with OSHA's standards, and the Project HSSE Plan.
  • Assists the Site Construction Manager with ensuring quality work from contractors and tier subcontractors meets or exceeds heavy industrial quality standards, project specifications, procedures, and design drawing requirements.
  • Assists the Site Construction Manager with ensuring the contractors and tier subcontractors are qualified to perform their assigned duties on the project.
  • Reviews and monitor field work schedules and ensure contractors and tier subcontractors compliance to the construction schedule and budget
  • Manages and directs the field construction staff
  • Responsible for managing, coordinating, and monitoring contractors and tier subcontractors to ensure proper execution of construction according to contract terms and conditions, and in accordance with the project's plans, specifications, and standards
  • Review, comment, or approve contractor field changes to the contractors' and tier subcontractors' scope of work prior to the changes being performed
  • Maintains a daily log of all pertinent events to the project and submits the log to the Site Construction Manager at the end of the project
  • Assists the Site Construction Manager with preparing the final close out report


Experience / Education

  • Construction Management Degree preferred
  • 10 years of experience in construction management required
  • Proficient in MS Office and Visio required; Bluebeam & Adobe preferred
  • Team player and excellent communication skills (verbal and written) required
  • Skilled in reading drawings, technical writing, understanding of specifications, codes, and standards
  • Knowledgeable of governmental and agency permits

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

CCR Shift Supervisor
Negotiable
19 July 2018


CCR SHIFT SUPERVISOR

  • 15 years experience in Refinery Operations, and 3 to 5 years as Shift Supervisor in a similar position
  • Must have experience and knowledge of CCR (Continuous Catalytic Reforming) Reformer, Naphtha & Diesel Hydrotreating
  • Having experience in commissioning and start-up of CR Reformer Unit will be an advantage
  • Good track record of achievements in a similar position.
  • Excellent Management Skills: Analytical / Planning / Organizing / Controlling
  • Excellent interpersonal and man management skills: Leadership, Team Building and communication
  • Ability to set up a new organization & work processes

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 Facility Engineer
80000 - £85000 per annum Housing, Schooling and Benefits
10 July 2018


Senior Facility Engineer
Doha Qatar

A leading petroleum client is looking for a senior facility engineer to contribute to the companies' downstream facilities. The facility engineer will be reviewing and analysing downstream facilities performance, so as to identify opportunities to improve performance.
The facility engineer will be needed to monitor the execution of improvement plans, whilst simultaneously supporting the Asset manager and reporting to senior management and JV board members.

Principal Accountabilities

  • The facility engineer will monitor the actual performance of the existing facilities in order to verify that the facilities design targets, production yields and operating philosophies are being achieved, pro-actively communicate gaps to potential and propose improvement activities
  • Provide technical input on the actual performance of the facilities; including reliability, operability, availability and maintainability to ensure that the design proposed for any new development project is practical and realistic and unlikely to give rise to future operational problems.
  • Identify areas for cost reductions and propose alternative engineering solutions for the plant's improvement proposals and identify potential synergies, which are most effective in reducing the overall operating cost. Perform initial techno/economical evaluations of improvement proposals
  • Provide technical support to the commercial/ legal teams during negotiation of commercials.
  • Analyze asset's Work Plan and Budget (WPB) financial submissions against identified activities and priorities, pro-actively provide insights into degree of alignment between assets' management, propose actions to improve alignment
  • Verify Green House Gas (GHG) submission from assets to ensure that relevant assets comply with the requirements of GHG Procedure and that the GHG verification process is carried out in timely manner
  • Analyse the monthly flaring data submitted by assets for flare reporting to the Senior Management and to monitor companies' progress on reducing flared gas volume.
  • Provide mentoring and on the job training of Qatari engineers to ensure knowledge transfer and retention, career development and implementation of the directorate Qatarization plan.
  • Execute Heat and Material balance calculations on proposed asset improvements to ensure proposals are technically sound, communicate summaries economic evaluations for commercial department
  • Lead external benchmark activities and prepare improvement plan for assigned asset(s), to attain and maintain 1st quartile performance benchmark on capacity, reliability, cost, shutdown duration and other relevant technical parameters
  • Review operational and financial performance of the assets through assets' management and KPI reports. Develop internal management reports for leadership team.
  • Provide technical, and business inputs for the development of the downstream strategy and commercial negotiations
  • Develop stakeholder management plan and coordinate technology providers, consultants to insure external insights are captured for the generation of improvement initiatives and their evaluation.
  • Identify, evaluate and recommend integration and standardization opportunities
  • Prepare briefings and recommendations for board member on JV's



Decision Making Authority

  • Work to Department policies, procedures, engineering standards & directives from the supervisor.
  • Create independent work strategy & plan and establish direct communications with all relevant stakeholders Refer to Supervisor on technical decisions that would incur cost implication towards the company on any communication outside the department.
  • Seek guidance from Supervisor on any claims from the stakeholders on waivers from technical, environment and/or safety requirements
  • Recommend asset improvement / optimization plans, selections of technologies and budget and business plan input



Context / Special Features / Challenges

  • Considering the overlap, complexity and scale of the targeted process facility, the Facility Engineer must be able to independently plan and schedule work activities for self to determine the best way to accomplish the work within the allowed timeframe as allocated by the Supervisor. The job requires broad process/mechanical background and familiarity with process packages such as HYSIS and Multimedia I Microsoft software


Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Experience

  • Bachelor's degree required (higher academic qualification preferred) in Chemical Engineering I Mechanical Engineering Degree from an internationally recognized university and preferably with chartered engineering status.
  • Minimum of 15 years of broad based relevant industrial experience required, in an operational environment, preferably in plant management with at least a direct exposure to commercial and business development activities.
  • Experience should include exposure to major projects design, and a good knowledge of project execution strategies and multi discipline engineering activities.
  • Good understanding of discounted cash flow valuation methods and metrics such as NPV, IRR & financial metrics such as ROCE
  • Strong communication skills and proven decision making and problem-solving skills. Good command of the English language is essential, both written and verbal.
  • Strong negotiations and interpersonal skills are required

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Technical Sales Engineer
Negotiable
09 July 2018

Technical Sales Engineer
Current vacancy in Alberta based company that designs and manufactures oil and gas processing equipment for both the Canadian and International marketplace. Product lines cover surface production equipment from wellhead to pipe line. My client specializes in packaged equipment for larger gas processing plants and petrochemical systems. The current role is for the Calgary sales office.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify, qualify and secure sales opportunities for oil and gas processing equipment.
  • Develop, nurture and maintain close working relationships with the decision-makers in the assigned markets including consultants, operator/maintenance and contractors.
  • Influence and assist in preparing technical specifications for the engineering consultants on products.
  • Provide market intelligence to Inside Sales during quote preparation.
  • Follow up and close quotes issued by Inside Sales.
  • Update and maintain internal sales tracking system on a regular and frequent basis.
  • Develop and maintain project activity reports indicating status (i.e. pre-feasibility, budget, RFQ)
  • Assist in developing yearly sales forecasts.
  • Conduct product/process lunch and learn sessions to the appropriate engineering firms.
  • Work directly with represented manufacturers to obtain technical information, project pricing and special requirements.


POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 3 years demonstrated ability to successfully sell the processing equipment.
  • Technical education and background.
  • A thorough and demonstrated knowledge of the processes involved in the Oil & Gas market place (Conventional - upstream/midstream and SAGD)
  • Superior and effective communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills required for technical documents review and comment.
  • Better than average computer skills, particularly Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Superior organizational skills - a self-starter who can work independently and as part of a busy team.

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

Gas Projects Development Head
80000 - £85000 per annum Allowances
06 July 2018

Gas Projects Development Head

Doha, Qatar

A leading petroleum company are looking for a Head of Project Development to provide support and guidance for offshore international and domestic existing and new field developments/projects for gas producing fields for QP and joint ventures (JV/EPSA/DPSA) from initiation to implementation.

Principal Accountabilities

  • The gas projects development head will review the international and domestic gas offshore facilities design of all new surface facilities development proposals to ensure that the proposed development configurations are the most reliable, cost effective and robust configurations and are in line with the agreed concept.
  • Explore all possible synergies among offshore assets to reduce OPEX/CAPEX. Evaluate where standardisation may be applied to process designs of similar process units and extend this philosophy to cover equipment and services to reduce inventories and cost of services.
  • Undertake necessary studies as gas projects development head to determine the suitability, adequacy and effectiveness of the selected offshore facilities to achieve established objectives.
  • Participate in peer, value engineering, and gate reviews at appropriate milestones during the development of projects to ensure compliance with the approved conceptual designs in order to eliminate future variation orders during implementation phase of projects.
  • Conduct lifecycle cost analysis/cost estimation for developments and submit a comparison table of options with preliminary recommendation to the Assistant Manager of Project Development.
  • Review all Annual Work Program and Budget (WP&B) submissions & monitor work plan implementation progress and expenditures.
  • Participate in joint activities with QP partners to review offshore infrastructure integrity issues and any other problematic areas related to the offshore operation of fields.
  • Maintain technical data base to be used as reference for future development as validation and benchmarking tools for new business evaluation opportunities
  • Assist in developing of proper procedures, processes, and controls for project development, monitoring and benchmarking.
  • Support setting up commercial / fiscal agreements and economics evaluation by making sure the facilities inputs (CAPEX/OPEX/Facilities configuration) meet QP expectations
  • Coordinate with other functional groups both in and outside the department to support Asst. Manager, Offshore Projects Development to manage interfaces between all offshore Oil & Gas operators/projects.

Decision Making Authority

  • Work within established Corporate/Directorate/Department policies, procedures, engineering standards and directives from the VS Director.
  • Authority to recommend changes in design and advise the Assistant Manager, Offshore Project Development to endorse the submission of proposal for offshore developments and effective control of execution of the project.
  • Responsible for recommending, negotiating, developing of a multi-billion dollar offshore projects development.
  • Follow up on JV and DPSA Projects to ensure QP's experience and interests are properly represented.

Context / Special Features / Challenges

  • The Jobholder demands substantial self-confidence and a high degree of independence; the Assistant Manager, Offshore Project Development will endorse recommendations raised by the jobholder.
  • The job holder will be guided in the execution of his work by adherence to a strong professional work ethic and by the rules and regulations established by QP for its employees.
  • Work in harmony with the working team, coordinate effectively with other engineers and apply his professional experience to expedite the work.

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Experience

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering.
  • Good English written and verbal communication skills
  • Minimum of 15 year's relevant Oil and Gas industry experience and 10 years' experience in Offshore Brownfield/Greenfield Oil and Gas Projects.
  • Exposure to all stages of the offshore oil & gas project life cycle and large project execution with sound engineering background.
  • Strong knowledge or previous experience of working in gas processing facilities
  • Should have hands-on experience in process simulation/cost analysis software and its applications

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Technical Manager
Bonus
05 July 2018

Our client, a global mid-sized Operator within the Oil & Gas Industry, has a requirement for an experienced Technical Manager with a focus on operations and manufacturing of methanol / ammonia and other gas products used in the in the energy industry.
The role will be based near Baton Rouge, Louisiana and will be a direct hire / permanent opportunity working for the client. Relocation assistance will be provided for candidates outwith the local area.

Job Overview

Manages the Plant Technical Services to support safe and environmentally compliant production with continuous improvement in overall long-term plant competitiveness.
Manage efficient design and execution of expense and capital projects on schedule and within budget.
Support the Organization as a fully engaged member of the Senior Management Team.

Roles/Responsibilities

  • Leads department resources to provide technical services that ensure long-term competitiveness of the site.
  • Develops annual capital budget and 5-year capital plan for the plant.
  • Oversees efficient and effective design and execution effort for plant capital and expense projects, meeting both schedule and cost targets.
  • Enhances operational performance improvements via monitoring of key process parameters and initiating process adjustments and/or equipment changes.
  • Supports manufacturing world-class excellence by being current on technology and industry practices.
  • Provides accurate and cost-effective analytical services to the plant.
  • Ensures department implementation and compliance with all company policies and procedures.
  • Ensures all Technical department personnel are adequately trained and competent to meet or exceed company standards.
  • Works very closely and collaboratively with the Operations, Maintenance, and Responsible Care departments to address plant EHS and operational issues.
  • Visible in the plant and Control Room as an integral part of Operations at the site and as an example for all Technical Team members.
  • Supports and contributes to the mission, vision, and core principles of Company Leadership.
  • Conducts personal and company affairs in an ethical, professional, and trustworthy manner.
  • Ensures that the performance management system is competently and fairly applied to all department members.
  • Leads a performance culture via continuous performance feedback, employee training and development, and succession and retention planning.
  • Actively participates on the Site Management Team supporting all initiatives and policies established by SMT.
  • Mentors employees as requested/needed across all departments.
  • Supports company global engineering, technology, and project initiatives.
  • Supports the Global Technical Team and other global teams as appropriate.
  • Works collaboratively with the Operations and Maintenance Departments to continuously improve plant competitive position in the Methanol industry.
Experience / Education
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in Engineering required; Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering discipline preferred, OR equivalent related experience/combined education.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in engineering/technical services.
  • Typically, 5 years' management experience in the manufacturing industry.
  • Demonstrated Leadership skills
  • Strong communication and employee motivation abilities
  • Planning, organization, and time management skills.
  • Technical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Competence in all common computer applications

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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