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Facilities Engineer

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Petrofac is currently looking to recruit a Facilities Engineer based in Aberdeen, UK.

What we do

Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the oil and gas production and processing industry. We design, build, operate and maintain oil and gas facilities, which we deliver through a range of flexible and innovative commercial models that can be aligned to an individual client, project or asset. We have a diverse client portfolio which includes many of the world’s leading integrated, independent and national oil and gas companies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Engineering project management of modification, repair order and project workscopes. This involves working closely with Petrofac engineering and various third-party contractors.
  • Ensure appropriate engineering standards and management of change controls are met in the design and execution of repairs and fabric maintenance activities.
  • Involved in the prioritisation, co-ordination and planning of repairs and fabric maintenance scopes. This requires working with a range of internal and external service providers to identify the most appropriate methods for the execution of repairs.
  • Asset focal point for FCR’s (Facilities Change Request); ensuring clear communications between the offshore crew, onshore asset team and engineering contractors.
  • Ensure all FCR’s are properly defined, executed, commissioned and closed out to the required standard.
  • Responsible for supporting the successful implementation of workscopes offshore, this involves communication with the operations team and the construction crew to ensure activities are planned and completed in a safe and timely manner.
  • Construction crew co-ordination – assist with manning, material co-ordination, tooling requirements, workscope support and planning.
  • Develop project plans that integrate into the asset planning process to meet the company’s business objectives and effectively communicate facilities engineering activities both onshore and offshore.
  • Support the development and execution of planned shutdown work scopes. In addtion, co-ordinate small platform outages and shutdowns.
  • Ensure effective handover of work scopes between engineering and operations.
  • Ensure vendor equipment availability and timely offshore shipment for workscopes.
  • Set and manage budgets for modification, repair and fabric maintenance activities.
  • Continual monitoring of performance and outcome of repairs, modifications and fabric maintenance activities.
  • Involvement in the closeout of asset Legacy Projects.
  • Project carryover punchlist co-ordination (GOC).

  • Essential Skills:

  • Degree qualified or with significant experience working in the oil and gas industry or similar industry.
  • Experience of working in an engineering environment.
  • Offshore experience preferred.
  • Experience in an operations or engineering project role.
  • Experience working with Semi-Submersible Platforms is an advantage.
  • Contribute to the delivery of engineering workscopes and small projects.
  • Ability to frame and solve engineering problems with appropriate, innovative solutions.
  • Offshore survival, medical and Mist certification.
  • Demonstrated project or operations management skills working in the oil or gas industry or similar industry.
  • Ability to co-ordinate small platform shutdowns and outages.
  • Activity planning, budgeting and cost management.
  • Champion the management of change process for the asset.
  • Setting priorities and developing integrated project scopes from multiple inputs from the conception

  • Equal Opportunities

    We recruit, reward and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. We value our people and treat everyone who works for or with Petrofac fairly and without discrimination.

    If you are selected as a potential candidate, we will be in touch.


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