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Analytical Chemist
Negotiable
Denver, Colorado
10 December 2019


Analytical Chemist
Core Job Function:
In this role, you will be responsible for providing technical support for the refining process through effective utilization of laboratory instrumentation and measurement systems. You will also provide administrative and technical support for all laboratory analysis, instrumentation and personnel.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assess and apply innovation in developing technological solutions to further advance improvements in measurement systems, capture efficiencies
  • Ensure laboratory instrumentation and measurements are aligned with all applicable SPC/SQC processes, daily lab quality audits, and monthly/annual laboratory clean fuels re-certifications
  • Advise laboratory personnel of priorities in day to day activities
  • Schedule personnel to ensure adequate staffing is available to support safe, reliable laboratory operations
  • Manage decisions regarding personnel issues to ensure that the rules of the collective bargaining agreement are being followed
  • Collaborate with engineering, production planning and other refinery operations personnel in troubleshooting and optimization of plant production and quickly resolve quality assurance issues
  • Work with appropriate laboratory staff to develop and update testing protocols, providing technical support where necessary
  • Install and commission new analytical instrumentation - train affected personnel, generate/support related procedures, develop related reliability programs and SPC processes based on criticality/risk
  • Repair and uptime of advanced laboratory electronics and instrumentation
  • Ensure that laboratory database (LIMs) meets customer needs; SQC requirements are met, specifications are updated, testing schedules are accurate, resources are adequate, and interfaces such as OSI PI are functional
  • Provide technical assistance to operations for specialized activities


Qualification/Experience Requirements:

  • Two or more years of experience in refining or a related field
  • A Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Chemical or Electrical Engineering
  • The ability to anticipate potential problems and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions, as well as having a strong sense of accountability
  • A zero-tolerance for shortcuts, and if the procedure is incorrect, you fix it
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar commitments matter, and do the right thing


Additional Preferences:

  • Knowledge of electronics and related communication protocols, chemistry and instrumented measurement systems used in chemical/refinery industry
  • Effective organizational skills to prioritize initiatives and communicate information within tight deadlines
  • Someone who enjoys sharing knowledge and advancing the capabilities of others, rewarded in their success
  • The ability to apply professional knowledge to analyze, understand refinery processes, and support resolution to technical problems
  • Ambition and works independently while being reciprocal in driving continuous improvement within the laboratory function
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to build positive relationships with internal and external contacts in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
  • A continuous improvement mindset and are able to seek greater knowledge and understanding of the systems, process and hazards in the workplace


Additional Information Around Role:

  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs (process unit upsets, equipment start-ups and/or other demands required in supporting uninterrupted laboratory operations)

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 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 in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here; https://www.petroplan.com/about/

IT Security Specialist
Negotiable
Portland, Oregon
10 December 2019


Application Security Specialist

Portland, Oregon

Direct Hire - Full Time

Our client

A large, growing and values driven organization.

The department

This individual will be joining a collaborative security operations team to help build out the application security program.

This is a key time to join a successful program which is looking to mature and modernize.

In this role you will get the opportunity to work with people, processes and technology.

The role

Responsibilities include; Threat Modeling, application security testing, acting as a communication bridge between the developers and security team members.

Vulnerability assessment

Deploy and manage application vulnerability scanning tools

Consult on projects

Research, evaluate, design and test any new or existing security technologies for updating

Security Monitoring

Incident Response

What we are looking for:

At least 6 years software development and/or information security experience

Bachelors degree in a relevant field

Strong understanding of business applications including ERP and financial systems

Understanding of SDLC

Working knowledge of secure coding and application security testings practices and tools

Ability to perform code analysis

PKI and SSL certificates - an understanding of how these work

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 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 in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here; https://www.petroplan.com/about/

Asst. Manager, Drilling Engineering
Negotiable
09 December 2019

Job Title: ASST. MANAGER, DRILLING ENGINEERING. Residential. Qatar. Land Operations.

Company

Oil and Gas Operator

Department

Drilling & Completions - Well Services (Onshore)

Primary purpose of job

  • To manage the Drilling Engineering Department for the purpose of improving the cost effectiveness, efficiency and HSE performance of all drilling related activities
  • The span of management control includes specialist engineers with responsibility for: HSE, drilling fluids, cementing, directional drilling, casing design, quality control, IT support, new technology and performance management.
  • Manage the Drilling Engineering department to provide the HSE and Specialist Engineering input to drilling operations in order to achieve flawless execution at optimal cost.
  • Manage IT support to the operational team by facilitating the provision, availability and accessibility of the necessary software required for effective management of drilling information and planning.
  • Advocate HSE in all drilling engineering related activities through visible leadership and implementation of the applicable Management Systems to achieve the requirements of the Corporate HSE Policy.
  • Act as Drilling & Completions Department Management Representative for the QHSE Management System in line with Corporate.
  • Requirements and maintaining international standards: ISO 9001, ISO14001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 22301.3. Manage new technology implementation to ensure the effective integration of the latest equipment and techniques into operations and into future field development plans.
  • Ensure the accuracy and suitability of the work performed by specialists' engineers by reviewing and approving their input into well designs and drilling programs to assure technical and HSE
  • Manage consultants and service companies performing engineering studies, including preparation and initiation of the scope of work, review of progress and verification of work done against specifications to achieve optimal application of contractor resources.

Experience & Skills

  • Minimum 15 years' experience in drilling related operation
  • Strong leadership and people management skills in a diverse cultural environment

Education

  • Sc. in Petroleum Engineering or related engineering discipline.
  • Fluent verbal and written skills in English.
  • Mastery in well design, tubular design, drilling fluids, well control and drilling operations.

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 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 in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here; https://www.petroplan.com/about/

Contracts Specialist
Negotiable
Houston, TX, Texas
08 November 2019


Contracts Specialist
Site: Houston, TX with a planned transition to Superior, WI Q4 2019 / Q1 2020
Reporting to the SCM Manager, the primary purpose of the incumbent in this position is to provide life cycle management of Projects Contracts from creation, revision and maintenance to close-out. He/she will execute Contracting strategies and plans in alignment with key business objectives.

Primary Functions:

  • Execute procurement best practices for Sourcing activities, ensuring these practices are in accordance with HOIMS, Procurement Policy, Procurement Management System Documents (MSDs), and all relevant regulations
  • Develop Project or Scope specific Contracting Strategies and Contract Execution Plans in support of PDE Gate reviews and Project execution.
  • Provide oversight of E&P Contractors in managing Project Contracting activities (per division of responsibilities between &P).
  • Execute Pre-Award activities for main project services (Engineering, Fabrication, major Construction Work Packages)
  • Develop EOI and evaluation criteria; Coordinate the evaluation of EOI, Bidders prequalification and shortlisting; Coordinate the development of Bid Evaluation Criteria and Plan (BECP) with PMT & CMT; Develop the appropriate commercial compensation structure for the SOW and conform the RFP; Issue the RFP and Manage the Bid process (as Single / Focal Point of Communications with Bidders); Coordinate the evaluation process per BECP; Develop and Prepare negotiation plans and Conduct negotiations, Prepare award recommendations and Route for appropriate financial and commit authority approvals, Issue Awards and Kick-off (with PMT/CMT); Conform the contracts and Route for execution by authorized personnel; Prepare Contracts Briefs (Terms of Reference)
  • Execute Post Award Contracts Management (for contracts assigned to the incumbent) and support the management of Contractors Relationships:
  • Compile data to assist in periodic reviews of Contractors' performance (Performance Scorecards/Metrics) against established KPIs; Support management of Contractors NCRs in accordance with the NCR process; Manage and Report on approved contract values (e.g. up-to-date Current Contract Value, Forecast Contract Value Vs. Approved Contract Value) and spend against Approved Contract Value (to ensure governance i.e. prepare amend decisions for proper approvals before committing additional spend).
  • Manage the upkeep of Contracts Change Logs, Issues and Disputes Management Register (IDMR), disputes and claims mitigation plans; Route Change Orders, and Amendments for approval per process and signing authority guidelines.
  • Work with Contractors to resolve day-to-day issues and expedite resolution.
  • Ensure all Procurement & Contracting documentation is stored in the appropriate Contract Management Systems in accordance with the Procurement Information Plan.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Required Qualifications:

  • Undergrad degree in an Engineering, Technical or Business discipline (post-secondary education)



Desired Qualifications

  • Master's degree (Engineering, Project Management or Business Administration)
  • Professional Supply Chain certification (SCMP)
  • Other Professional Certification relevant to Supply Chain Management
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Project Engineer



Required Experience:

  • 15 years of experience within supply chain
  • 10 experience in projects procurement
  • MS office applications
  • Prior direct experience for Projects within Oil & Gas Industry
  • Strong / demonstrable Negotiations Skills
  • A background in oil and gas industry would be an asset in order to understand the nature of work within an integrated oil and gas company trong working knowledge of ERP SAP desired


Skills & Abilities:

  • Experienced in Project Execution Gated Process
  • Strong Negotiation skills
  • Highly experienced in Contract Management
  • Planning & Expediting



The standard working hours are 50 hours per week; 10-hour days Monday to Friday.
Site: Houston, TX with a planned transition to Superior, WI Q4 2019 / Q1 2020

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 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 in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here; https://www.petroplan.com/about/

Project Estimator
Negotiable
Commerce City, Colorado
05 November 2019


Project Estimator
Core Responsibilities:

  • Ensure estimates adhere to our estimating standards and procedures e.g. Asset Development and Execution Model (ADEM) standards and governance
  • Work collaboratively with engineering house estimators and extended estimating teams
  • Help with the development of a cohesive project team and support positive relationships with other groups such as the engineering contractor, construction, internal groups, contract resources and diverse groups related to the project
  • Develop project estimates of all categories and in all project stages
  • Generate and maintain all levels of estimates including pre-scoping, scoping, stage 2 concept selection, stage 3 front end engineering design, stage 4 detailed design and construction, and stage 5 benefit analysis
  • Provide analyses on project cost variance to estimate, as required
  • Maintain the cost estimate risk register for each project throughout the project lifecycle
  • Ensure the project cost estimate basis is understood and in accordance with corporate financial guidance
  • Understand the importance of scope definition, execution on project cost and identify and present key cost drivers for a project


Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Five years of estimating experience including project estimating
  • A High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Familiarity with Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS) and Earned Value Management (EVM)
  • Experience in both brownfield and greenfield projects
  • The ability to work on multiple estimates at a time
  • A self-starter who can work with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong initiative, interpersonal and organizational skills


Preference for:

  • A Bachelor's degree or a Technical diploma
  • Functional knowledge in Aspen-tech In Plant Estimator estimating program
  • The ability to work with team members to produce estimating deliverables in a timely manner
  • The drive to provide personal and technical mentorship to junior staff members and extended teams
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) and you're able to collaborate with diverse groups in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
  • A highly motivated individual who is committed to providing outstanding customer service

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 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 in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here; https://www.petroplan.com/about/

TA Manager
Negotiable
stockholm
05 November 2019


We are currently looking for a Turnaround Manager to join a Leading Refinery in Sweden
As Turnaround Manager, you will be responsible for developing and leading all components essential in the preparation, execution, and closeout of safe and effective Turnarounds. You will ensure development of scope, budget, planning of maintenance activities, manning, decommissioning, execution, commissioning and closeout of the units as well as integrate TA capital projects.
This position leads a project team starting with a couple of direct reports at the planning phase to 35-40 direct reports during turnaround activities. The TA activities starts as early as 40 months in advance of turnaround and end with post-execution activities 6 months after TA. This position reports to the Maintenance Manager.
Key responsibilities

  • Execute turnaround activities in accordance to Nynas turnaround manual
  • Manage event teams up to 700 personnel through the TA event
  • Lead the execution team to ensure work is handled and executed in safe accordance with Nynas standards and processes
  • Ensure capital projects are adequately integrated into turnaround planning, execution and budgeting processes
  • Develop, measure and communicate TA status to site management and TA steering committee by KPI in the areas of safety, environment, health, cost, schedule, scope and quality.
  • Communicate TA overall priorities to the execution team and refinery organisation.
  • Develop organizational charts, cost calculation and schedule for each phase of project events
  • Ensure organization is capable of executing the strategy and project planning and execution by recruiting the right teams of people and provide appropriate coaching and training.
  • Participate in assessment for readiness, alignment, integration
  • Participate in turnaround activities such as risk assessment, scope challenges, lessons learned, etc.
  • Provide input into contracting strategy and vendor. Plan contractor on boarding. Manage contractor performance.
  • Ensure safe and efficient field execution of maintenance activities and capital projects
  • Develop contact with Industry turnaround experts for sharing of best practices



Candidate profile

  • At least 8 years TA experience at a leadership level
  • Expertise and experience in turnaround and project planning, execution and controls principles
  • Demonstrated experience from refinery maintenance and operations
  • Focus and commitment to safely planning and execution of turnaround
  • Has good project management skills and experience.
  • Strong communication and coordination skills
  • Demonstrated ability to take critical decisions.
  • Capable of handling multitask issues under strict time limitations. Problem solver with a record of proactive accomplishment
  • Experience of negotiating larger contracts
  • Able to set priorities based on business needs and organizational goals
  • Excellent team leading capacity and a team player with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent collaboration skills that enables you to build strong, positive relationships within the refinery and engineering organisations.
  • Communicates fluently in English

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 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 in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here; https://www.petroplan.com/about/

Sr. Project Engineer
Negotiable
Houston, Texas
23 October 2019
Petroplan is currently accepting applications for a Sr. Project Engineer to join a market leading Oil Field Service company.
This Contract will be located in Houston, TX
Prospective candidates will be responsible for supportting the Project Manager to ensure that project performance, consistency and compliance to the project charter and project execution plan is maintained as committed.
Other requirements include:
  • Responsible for the HF Alky unit safety system additions and FCC/Crude unit Equipment Refurbishment activities as well as other activities as assigned by the Project Manager to accomplish the project objectives through engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, and pre-commissioning activities.
  • The Project Engineer will be required to interact with internal and external stakeholders of the project and exercise the necessary leadership to help ensure the project is completed on schedule and within budget, while maintaining the safety and operational integrity of personnel and facilities.
Experience Required:
  • A minimum of 10 years of proven experience in project and construction engineering associated with the execution of Brownfield upgrading oil & gas refining, petrochemical project with TIC > $200MM
  • Experience in Crude and FCC units
  • Experience with HF Alky Unit safety systems, water curtain deluge and mitigation.
  • Strong understanding of discipline engineering deliverables and activities as well as Project Planning and Controlling
  • Knowledge of up-to-date business processes and project management best practices on Major Projects
  • Previous experience working in Pre-FEED, FEED and Detailed Design project phases
  • Project experience within EPC contractor and Owner's organization.
  • Knowledge of specific codes and standards used in the design and construction of downstream facilities

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 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 in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here; https://www.petroplan.com/about/

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