Brownfield Modifications Project Engineer

December 27, 2023
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Job Description

Employment Type: Contract

Industry: Engineering

Location: Aberdeen, UK

Postal Code: AB10


  • Comply with all P&E, Operations and HSE&Q principles, policies and procedures. Specific examples include GOIMS, P&E Governance, Lessons Learned.
  • Ensure all modifications are undertaken in accordance with the Brownfield Modifications Process

Brownfield Modification (BFM) lifecycle:

  • Interfacing with the onshore and offshore Operations Leadership Team to identify key improvement opportunities. Ensure that all potential opportunities receive the appropriate level of assessment, scrutiny and endorsement from key stakeholders.
  • Once BFM has been approved in the Feasibility stage, this role is responsible for writing the SOR that defines the Operational requirement and benefits that will be realised. The SOR will be the key document and is reviewed by the technical authorities for comment.
  • Provide as required input to cost estimates and operations, engineering contractor and integrated plans.
  • Responsible for ensuring the engineering contractor basis of design has captured requirements from statement of requirements.
  • Responsible for ensuring that any changes identified as the scope develops are captured; this role ensures that the changes still meet the SOR requirements and that the SOR is updated as necessary. SOR is a live document.
  • In conjunction with operations and project planners, maintain detailed and accurate schedule, including identification of critical path activities, and provide focus on critical activities within operations and contractors schedule, specifically ensuring offshore operations resource requests are assessed and planned with input from Head of Operations and Maintenance Manager.
  • Monitor compliance to applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards and specifications.
  • This role is responsible for the progression of all BFMs through the Feasibility, Select and Define stages, supported by the BFM team as required. This role participates in the development of long-term planning (5 year plan) as well as development, agreement and approval of the annual worklist and budget. Ensure Operational risks and opportunities are identified and TQs raised to initiate brownfield modifications to mitigate the risks. Accountable and responsible as the operations focal point for all TQs raised, ensuring timely progression and resolution of each TQ. Facilitate a monthly TQ review meeting within Operations and involving P&E as appropriate. Operations representative for Interface between Operations, Projects & Engineering and Engineering Contractor
  • Participate in the engineering contractor performance (KPIs) meetings.
  • In conjunction with Brownfield Modification Project Engineer and Cost Engineer, contribute to cost reviews, spend forecasting and estimating.
  • Proactively contribute to timely and effective collaboration across internal and external stakeholder groups

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Projects and engineering background with strong operation exposure
  • Preferably Degree qualified with relevant experience in both projects and operations.
  • Be able to demonstrate commitment to safety, led by example
  • Current working knowledge of Project Management, guidance and legislation, as it is applied by an E&P operator in the UK.
  • Excellent and efficient organisational skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt being essential
  • Ability to work on own initiative with self-imposed quality control standards
  • Ability to work to deadlines

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As 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.