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Mechanical Engineer - Grangemouth

All - Engineering - Mechanical
Ref: 699 Date Posted: Thursday 14 Mar 2019
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Mechanical Engineer



The Forties Pipeline System (FPS) is 100% INEOS owned and predominantly serves the central area of the North Sea. FPS has a nominal capacity in excess of one million barrels per day.

FPS transports crude oil and Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) from over 50 offshore fields (including the St Fergus terminal) to the Kinneil terminal in Grangemouth. The crude and NGL products are stabilised at Kinneil where majority of the stabilised crude oil is then sent to the Dalmeny and Hound Point (DHP) terminal for tanker export.

Associated gas is also processed at Kinneil into dry gas (exported to the Grangemouth refinery) and propane plus butane which is sent for LPG export.

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Export Engineering Manager, the post holder will provide Mechanical Engineering support to the Export Assets. The Export Assets include DHP and the LPG export facilities (RLPG and PLPG).

DHP is located in South Queensferry and includes the Dalmeny tank farm and the Hound Point tanker-loading terminal in the Firth of Forth. The LPG export facilities are located in Grangemouth and include RLPG which stores and exports propane and butane.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Provide technical support to asset overhauls in line with inspection and other TAR type activities.

  • Lead discipline improvements in plant reliability, root cause analysis, defect elimination and continuous improvement.

  • Where required, act as Single Point of Accountability (SPA) for Mechanical led site activity.

  • Support the maintenance team leader in regards to implementation of planned maintenance routines.

  • Work closely with the asset to ensure plant integrity is managed, take lead to ensure rigorous inspection and repair order management is maintained.

  • Responsible for monitoring technical implication of maintenance backlog and working with the maintenance team in regards to equipment breakdown; including investigation of fault, defect resolution and execution of breakdown maintenance.

  • Responsible for technical approval of Asset Mechanical MOCs (Management of Change)

  • Contribute to safety reviews, risk assessments and investigations as the mechanical focal point.

  • Where required, act as custodian for the asset’s availability and reliability strategies for mechanical equipment.

  • Contribute to site Risk Based Assessment (RBA).

  • Act as asset mechanical focal point for any site projects.

  • Specify, scope and execute asset mechanical improvements.

  • Where required, define and own the asset’s mechanical spares strategy.

  • Were required, lead and coordinate additional vendor support.

  • Participation in the FPS incident management team as required.

Qualifications and technical experience

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • 5 years+ experience

  • Experience of Oil & Gas or Chemical Industries.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their CV and apply