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Mechanical Engineer

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Mechanical
  • Date posted: 13/12/2016
  • Job reference: VR/42680
This vacancy has now expired.
Our client is currently recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer on a contract basis in Aberdeen.

Due to the nature of the role our client would prefer candidates based in or around the Aberdeen area.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ensure highest safety standards and continuity and optimisation of hydrocarbon production.
Provide all aspects of engineering/technical support and assistance to site-based teams.
Develop and maintain productive and constructive relationships with site-based personnel, onshore operations/technical teams and external contractors/vendors.
Organising offshore work scopes, including materials, vendors, planning and cost.
Reviewing technical quotes, managing materials and repairs.
Prepare and manage work packs for discipline work ensuring that maintenance activities/modifications are implemented in accordance with statutory/company standards and correctly closed-out.
Ensure that maintenance activities are appropriately planned and prioritised.

MAIN ACTIVITIES:
Provide engineering advice and guidance to site personnel on the operation and maintenance of plant/equipment ensuring highest safety standards, a timely response to queries and minimal disruption to operations.
Provide input to the budget preparation process relating to discipline budget.
Contribute to the development of strategies for the maintenance, inspection and operation of plant/equipment to ensure that all plant and equipment meets verification and compliance requirements.
Prepare scopes of work for vendor services, make recommendations on preferred contractors and co-ordinate. vendors, materials and equipment for planned and unplanned activities, monitoring and controlling manpower usage, vendor/contractor performance and expenditure.
Participate, as appropriate, in vendor/contractor audits
Ensure that maintenance activities are appropriately prioritised within operations maintenance plans.
Participate in/contribute to safety studies/HAZOPS, etc.
Encourage the reporting of all incidents, ensure that incidents are investigated and action incident close-outs as appropriate.
Conduct ad-hoc technical surveys on site/offshore and at vendor/repair locations, providing detailed technical reports identifying problems and solutions and ensuring optimum performance from contractors.
Develop and maintain good working relationships with site personnel through effective communication and by making regular visits to offshore installations and terminal.
Develop positive and constructive relationships with contractors and suppliers.
Identify opportunities to improve contractor/supplier performance, reduce costs and improve the quality of services/products supplied.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Suitable engineering qualification with appropriate experience in the oil and gas industry including offshore/site experience.
Detailed knowledge of legislation/regulations relevant to discipline.
Good knowledge of offshore/terminal plant and equipment and maintenance systems.
Minimum Industry Safety Training certificate (MIST).
Offshore Medical Certificate.