Start-Up Engineer


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Location: Denmark

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Friday, February 3, 2023

About this role: Start-Up Engineer

Start-up Engineer required for O&G operator based in Esbjerg on 18 month contract.


  • Facilitate the interface among Onshore and offshore teams (Hook up, Brown filed, Pipeline, Commissioning, Field Operations, Engineering and Wells) upon request
  • In his/her are of responsibility, contributes to achieve gas-in and planned milestones.


  • Daily interaction with offshore Start-Up team as well as all other involved parties in his/her area of responsibilityThe position does not have team to directly manage


  • Demonstrate personal commitment to the HSEQ Policy
  • Ensure the availability of the up to date essential document including RLMU with the different parties
  • Take part of follow up linked with the ESD tests, set point change input, TQ and N2He test packs review and keeping track on progress and finding during execution.
  • Provide in adhoc bases the required support to the offshore Start-Up leader in relation with the process/mechanical isolation matters override/inhibition required for Start-Up tasks.
  • Assis and prepare PtW required for Start Up works including the required supporting document
  • Take part of DGS/Derogation process upon request

In undertaking this role, the job holder will:

  • Be responsible for meeting agreed objectives
  • Prepare the SU documents/deliverable assigned to her/him on timely manner.

The Start-up Coordinator will be based onshore (residence in Esbjerg) with have missions as required to offshore to support offshore team.


  • Prepare slides, memos, calculations as required linked with start up discipline (SU sequence, TOMs, Ramp up, flaring, SU progress, KPIs, …etc.)
  • Prepare the TOMs presentation and dossier content for the Start Up part for each TOM and arrange the site visit
  • Modify the detailed SU sequence based on the daily progress coming from PIMS-CM and perform the necessary modifications in case of scenario change
  • Progressively, collect and prepare the project close out from start-up side.
  • In charge of preparation the required documentation for HQ audits (PR, ORAR,…etc) upon request & be active member of findings closure
  • Focal point for TQs and Engineering related matters from start-up side
  • Liaise with process, subsurface and production team in relation to the Start Up ramp up & Start Up flaring/emission
  • Liaise with HSE team for all environmental related deliverables (flaring, emission, carbon footprint,..etc)
  • Follow up with Commercial team, smart room team and Asset operation for the points linked with the start up
  • Arrange with SUL, Commissioning, logistics and Project control for the vendor mobilization for start-up
  • On spot, he /she will go to offshore to assist or temporarily replace offshore Start Up personnel
  • Provide the SUL with the required support linked with material procurement and expiating
  • Provide onshore support to the SIMOPS Coordinator upon request
  • Liaise with the SUL and HO coordinator to provide remote support via PIMS-CMS for the AOC dossiers
  • Up on request, create, modify or review start up procedures.
  • Provide assistance in HO to asset for the SU related matters
  • Carry out any other duties or tasks that may be assigned by hierarchical superior.

What you need to bring:

    Professional experience:

    • Min 5 years working on Oil & Gas with proven experience in Start-up and operation of oil and gas processes, utilities and water treatment with a multi discipline competences
    • Risk analysis, Safety of personnel and facilities

    Knowledge of:

    • Regulatory framework of the Group / countries
    • Language: fluent English
    • Computer literate: very strong skills in MS office with a very high level in power point presentation preparation, able to deal with the used tools by Start Up team (PIMS, SAP, …etc)
    • Strong leadership skills and good communication skills, Transverse work efficiency skills
    • Ability to work on projects in a complex and multicultural environment
    • Job holder shall be aware that offshore commissioning is applying OPERCOM methodology but using PIMS-CMS instead of ICAPS, supported by GS as long as no conflict with the project original specifications (MOTS)

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    • Job references (optional)
    • Motivation Letter (optional)
    • Resume
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    Any questions remaining?

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    Matthew Duane
    Brunel Energy UK Manchester