Senior Production Engineer in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at Orion Group
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted April 4, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Production Engineer, based in Aberdeen.Duties & Responsibilities to include:-To provide daily monitoring, evaluation, analysis of production/ injection performance against potential performance, maximize and optimize volumes.To undertake daily production engineering & support to offshore production operations/ drilling/ subsea and well services - "from well sand face to point of delivery"; ensure that any financial, change request and cost commitment projections for any production engineering activity, has a clear workscope, cost and schedule prepared and approved before work commencesTo generate weekly / monthly production forecast & injection targets and well test prioritiesTo provide short-term well production solutions that maximise well production within life of field, and cost and volume production/ support strategiesTo be part of a small team and ideally "the first among equals" to identify, develop, plan and manage well operation; well testing; well intervention; subsea; plant operation or plant modification targets and priorities to maximize production and/or injection.Complete post intervention assessment, to ensure continual improvementEnsure Production Engineering input is provided to new and existing asset developmentsProvide the primary interface between topsides Operations, Exploitation and G&G groups.Provide specialist technical expertise (and documented justification) for ensuring the safest and most cost effective methods of well/ subsea production, while minimising any loss of production revenue through evaluation of new technology and use of innovative techniques, computer simulation modelling, specific well/ production engineering procedures and equipmentIdentify, investigate, audit and control technical change (within limit of discipline knowledge)Develop and establish relevant, regular interface meetings between Exploitation (reservoir); Drilling; Well Services; Operations; (chemistry, volume eng, cost eng); Commercial and Finance sections of the organisation, ensuring all relevant managers are regularly appraised of Production Engineering issues.Ensure robust cost control over all production engineering and allocated well engineering activities including interventions, repairs and change outs.Education & ExperienceRelevant engineering experience which will include some or all of the following:Well inflow, outflow, vertical lift performance, flow assurance, gas lift, ESPs, stimulation, well intervention, and operationsUse and preparation of production design models and tools (eg simulation/ petroleum eng computer packages - Prosper, GAP, Pipesim, Hysis, Pro-11 etc, generic reservoir/ petroleum eng models, network well models, stimulation models, completion design)Well functional design, well intervention, maintenance, performance evaluation, well testing, debottlenecking and plant performanceProject management experience, excellent organisational and time management skills and the ability to co-ordinate different functionsGood understanding and awareness of industry and client safety management systems and use of risk assessmentAttention to detail/quality assurance and ensure all standards are met through operations and continuously seek improvementsCommercial acumen and the ability to appreciate the 'bigger picture'Management of 3rd party vendorsAbility to mentor and develop more inexperienced members in the teamConfident in presenting to Senior Management and be a subject matter expertThe ideal candidate should possess a Degree in Engineering or equivalent in related subject.Permanent positionIf you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 919036. Our role in supporting diversity and inclusionAs an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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