Research Reservoir Engineer — Aberdeen

at Strategic Resources
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted January 27, 2016
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Contract


Offshore Installation Manager

Reporting To: Operations Manager
Location: Offshore
Status: Permanent staff position
Rota: 3 days in office / 2 weeks offshore / 1 day in office / 23 days field break
Certification: All offshore certificates require to be up to date.

Job Dimensions
Provide technical support and platform specific advice to the Production Operations, Maintenance, Engineering, Construction & Commissioning, Reservoir Engineering and Drilling/Well Ops departments
Provide proactive, highly visible and well developed leadership
Holds overall accountability for the safe operation of the facility
Coordinate response to emergencies
Control critical situations
Maintain the facility in a state of readiness
Maintain a safe and effective working environment
To have an assurance/ audit scheme in place to confirm compliance with procedures and processes

Accountabilities and Responsibilities
Ensuring the Health, Safety and Welfare of all personnel on the Installation
Full responsibility for daily offshore activities
Ensure that all platform personnel are properly trained in emergency procedures
Motivated, team leader and eager to contribute to continuous improvement and to achieve a safe and effective production operation
Managing offshore resources to achieve or exceed performance targets
Protecting the reputation and interests of the company at all times
Ensuring compliance with the safety management system
Ensuring compliance with the safety case
Responsible for all personnel on board the installation implementing the requirements of the Emergency Station Bill
Reporting to, and communicating with the management team, as required
Developing an understanding of operating costs and continually striving to reduce expenditure and to meet production targets
Ensuring compliance with all other statutory and company requirements
Continually monitoring performance and actively implementing a programme of continuous improvement in all areas
ISSOW system custodian
Undertake personal development programs as required to keep technically up to date
Promote lateral learning and best practice with a proactive approach to problem solving
Work flexibly as part of a team and provide support and training to other team members to enhance flexible working
Must work at all times in accordance with Company policies and procedures
Must work at all times in the best interest of Fairfield
Must comply with the requirements of the Safety Management System
Ensuring Staff competency is appropriate and CDCA requirements are met
Organize and ensure Incident Investigations are completed in a timely manner
Input to grievance procedures

Qualifications & Experience
The job holder must have:
Extensive experience and proven track record at OIM level within an operating company or duty holder contractor holding a senior offshore role and a subsequent role as OIM of a UKCS permanently manned complex hydrocarbon producing facility for a demonstrable period
Technical qualification as process plant operator at HNC level, with NVQ/SVO Level 2, plus offshore process operations experience
Current Management of Major Emergencies Certificate issued by OPITO/RGIT or equivalent
OIM legislation and regulations training
Authorized to Area Authority and Site Controller level in Computer based safe system of work or to same level in paper-based system
MSc Oil & Gas Offshore Production Engineering or equivalent
NVQ/SVQ Level 3 in hydrocarbon processing
NVQ 4 in Supervisory Management
Risk Assessment, COSHH awareness, Permit to Work

Required Competencies
Excellent knowledge of offshore hydrocarbon production systems and equipment maintenance systems
Fully familiar with the requirements of offshore installations operational safety management systems and applicable legislation, regulation and industry standards
Considerable experience in hazard awareness and excellent underpinning knowledge of the nature of the principal hazards associated with an offshore installation
Knowledge of the installation emergency procedures and equipment; fire fighting; emergency evacuation and search & rescue techniques
Fully familiar with the control and auditing of safe systems of work
Familiar with incident investigation and statutory reporting requirements
A good technical background with substantial multi-disciplinary experience and good knowledge of maintenance systems and techniques
Commercially familiar with business objectives and budgetary management
Commercially competent and able to set business objectives with proven budget control
Ability to lead accident/incident investigations and to carry out statutory reporting requirements
Competent understanding of all relevant Asset standards and procedures
Ability to ensure actions delegated to others are carried out
IT capability
Understanding of the regulatory limits and monitoring requirements for emissions and discharges

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