Operations Readiness Engineer


About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Location: South East England

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Other

About this role: Operations Readiness Engineer


This position will participate in the execution of all Operations Readiness and Commissioning & Start-Up activities within the ONEgas West projects and modifications portfolio.

Accountabilities • Be accountable for the assigned Operations Readiness and Commissioning & Start-Up deliverables in accordance with Company standards • Execution of work scopes in compliance with the Operations Readiness process (Project Standard 5) with specific focus on 3 pillar model (Front end Operations, CSU & Handover and Asset Owner Readiness) including management of repeated failures • Covers Operations Readiness and Commissioning & Start-Up aspects for multifaceted scope, incl. maintenance, modifications, and projects
• Provide support to the production unit in the development and coaching of operate phase deliverables and personnel • Manage operational assurance reviews within assigned work scopes, for example Operations Mode Assurance Reviews • Accountable for assigned commissioning activities within turnaround campaigns Commissioning specific activities • Preparation of Commissioning Procedures and Handover Documentation • Onshore commissioning support to operations • Support for 3rd party assurance close out / findings / actions.
• Support Ready for Start Up activities (trackers / audits etc.). • Managing vendors for commissioning activities. • Provide commissioning spares support. • Attending FATs/ IFATs.


Skills & Requirements • A minimum of 5-10 years’ experience in projects/modifications preferably with experience as a Commissioning Engineer • Broad experience in an operational environment, preferably with some of it in an offshore environment. • Knowledge of preventive maintenance, broad understanding of key disciplines (mechanical, instrumentation, electrical, rotating).
• Strong cost drive and cost conscious ‘spend it like your own’ mindset. • Good understanding of shutdown planning • Ability to motivate and influence others and work through others to deliver the desired results. • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Minimum Qualifications: HNC / HND (UK), HTS (NL) or equivalent in engineering or hydrocarbon subject matter. • Ability to be self-motivated and work independently, but also capable of integrating into a multi-discipline, multi-cultural team.

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Michelle Birnie
Brunel Energy UK Manchester

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