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Mechanical Engineer - Aberdeen/Offshore

All - Engineering - Mechanical
Ref: 770 Date Posted: Monday 07 Jan 2019
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Mechanical Engineer
Kingswell, Aberdeen


FPS is a 100% INEOS-owned integrated oil and gas liquid transportation and processing system with a nominal capacity in excess of one million barrels per day serving the central area of the North Sea.
Oil and gas liquids from over 50 offshore fields and St Fergus flow through pipelines into FPS. FPS transports crude oil and gas liquids from offshore and onshore entry points, processes the liquids at Kinneil and redelivers to the customer Forties Blend crude oil at Hound Point and either Raw Gas or fractionated Gas Products at Grangemouth.

Job Purpose
Reporting to the Engineering and Maintenance Manager, the post holder will be accountable for providing front line mechanical engineering support to the operations site based teams and technical discipline input to the projects teams.

Principle Accountabilities

Provides daily mechanical engineering support to the Area operations team and is the first point of contact for any mechanical engineering query from the operations team
Provide support related to mechanical engineering and non specialist materials & welding issues
Supports delivery of process safety, integrity and environmental performance of the area.
Ensures the mechanical engineering information is up to date in the area risk register including actions and due dates
Actively participate in / support the management of change process.
Provide technical guidance / input to operational procedures as appropriate
Ensure mechanical engineering documents are up to date
Perform non-specialist routine mechanical engineering calculations in support of the asset.
Ensure work is planned and undertaken in accordance with Ineos and industry standards / practices
Provide technical input to the Maintenance team as requested
Lead equipment failure investigations and present findings / repair options with recommendations to management.
Actively participate in continuous improvement

Job Requirements

Regular visits to both landline and offshore sites.
Job holder may be required to be part of the FPS IMT (formal rota).
Periods of inconvenience to support planned and unplanned outages

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills

Degree Qualified in Mechanical Engineering or similar.
Chartered Mechanical Engineer or working towards chartered status
Good working knowledge of offshore / onshore asset operations
Good working knowledge of industry standards relating to mechanical static and pipeline systems.
Good working knowledge of mechanical engineering principles.
Good working knowledge of project management and execution.
Experience of process safety aspects of design and operation.
Experience of process design, commissioning and plant operation.
Proven people and technical leadership skills.
High level of communication skills, dealing with all levels in the organisation.
Ability to coach engineers and mentor junior engineers and interns.
Ability to work effectively with external agencies, e.g. SEPA, HSE, Design Contractors, suppliers, etc.
High personal level of motivation and drive.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their CV and apply