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 ovr 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.
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.
Act as asset mechanical focal point for any site projects.
Provide Mechanical Engineering support for capital projects, including studies.
Act as Mechanical single point of accountability (SPA) for long-term Asset strategy.
In line with above, lead discipline improvements in plant reliability, equipment strategy, defect elimination and equipment rationalisation.
Define and own the asset’s mechanical spares strategy.
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 maintenance findings and assessing longer-term implications and impact on integrity, availability and/or reliability.
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).
Specify, scope and execute asset mechanical improvements.
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
Chartered Engineer, or working towards Chartership
Experience of Oil & Gas or Chemical Industries.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit their CV and apply