Xmas Tree/Wellhead Engineer
Aberdeen City, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Engineering
Manage subsea and surface trees, wellheads and associated equipment design, installation and operations safely and in accordance with the asset plan.
Prepare scopes of work and appropriate specifications for procurement of UK equipment and services.
Technical lead for wellhead and tree supply contracts. Responsible for managing the agreed relationship with service providers and in setting the KPIs with the Contract Owner and C&P Specialist
Apply functional specifications to deliver optimum value in accordance with API 6A, 17D etc.
Review manufacturer's proposals, and confirm that the proposed temperature class, material class, PSL, and PR are appropriate for the application
Ensure equipment providers have robust QA/ QC policies that are in compliance with latest industry standards and codes.
Participate in audits and inspections in collaboration with the QA/ QC Engineer.
Maintain and provide accurate records of all tree/ wellhead system components utilised, changed and serviced ensuring correct information is communicated in well handover package.
Ensure receipt of complete Manufacturing Record Books (MRBs) prior to well handover.
Periodically review and update internal standards and codes in accordance with industry changes and requirements.
Review and approve vendor design, assembly and testing documents.
Oversee construction QA/ QC. Co-ordinate FAT/ SIT operations. Co-ordinate third party equipment procurement and interface testing.
Verify design review also includes the wellhead system/ tree interfaces.
Perform rig surveys and propose rig/ equipment modifications where necessary.
Take responsibility for BOP/ tree/ wellhead and tubing hanger interfaces.
Responsibility will extend to the completions programme, for operations regarding tree, tubing hanger, SSTT and BOP interface issues.
Co-ordinate offshore operations supervision and associated equipment and personnel.
Oversee the installation, orientation and testing of the wellhead and tree equipment on location.
Provide onshore technical support for offshore operations.
Generate post-operations report and implement lessons learned.
Ensure well handover and subsea approach document (when required) are completed in a timely manner.
Demonstrated capacity of team leadership and supervision
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar (preferred) or vocational training with extensive engineering/ operations experience in major wellhead/ tree supplier, with proven track record
Extensive experience in wellhead/ tree engineering/ operations and site supervision.
IWCF Well Control Certification.
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