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Vacancy: Subsea Engineer


CompanyStena Drillin
LocationTakoradi
Job TypeContract
Working Experience20 years
Education LevelQualified
Application DeadlineJul 29, 2018
IndustryOil/ Gas - Skilled labor
Salary RangeGH¢ 
Job Description

Subsea Engineer – Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the correct assembly, operation, maintenance, testing and disconnection of the subsea blowout preventer, marine riser and related equipment.
  • Maintain and repair heave compensating equipment.
  • Maintain subsea running and retrieving tools and supervise the running and retrieving of all subsea equipment.
  • Maintain Planned Maintenance requirements in area of responsibility
  • Ensure all subsea equipment conforms to vessel’s class and applicable API requirements
  • Ensure all modifications, breakdowns, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of subsea equipment has been entered into the TAG system.
  • Ensure TAG system equipment details and maintenance procedures are relevant and up to date.
  • Ensure the installation has adequate supplies for the maintenance of subsea equipment.
  • Advise the Senior Toolpusher or Senior Subsea Engineer of any impending downtime/ equipment failure.
  • Ensure good housekeeping in area of responsibility.
  • Calculate ton cycles for tensioner wires (if applicable), implementing and recording slip and cut programme.
  • Record riser usage on each well, maintain tension record tracking spreadsheet and identify inspection requirements
  • Prepare BOP test reports.
  • Identify requirements, prepare justifications, source quotations and prepare annual Subsea Department budget. Monitor and adhere to Subsea budget on a monthly basis.
  • Be aware of Contract and Re Bills relating to Subsea Equipment.
  • Be fully conversant with Level 2 procedures and ensure that Level 5 (RSWMs) are fully updated with current work practices and are in accordance with SMS.
  • Supervise Cameron CamServ Engineer (if applicable) and ensure equipment failures are identified, recorded and closed out by Cameron.
  • Ensure all equipment modification work is carried out in accordance with Stena management of change procedures
  • Ensure any software changes are carried out in accordance with Stena software control procedures
  • Participate in operational meetings.
  • Keep Senior Toolpusher informed of the status within the Subsea Department.
  • Consult with the Senior Toolpusher and Operator’s Representative regarding the operations forecast.
  • Complete work log on a daily basis.
  • Participate in Pre-Job Safety Meetings incorporating the relevant Risk Assessment for the specific task. Pay particular attention to hand and body placement for all operations involving close proximity to heavy equipment.
  • Attend weekly safety meetings.
  • Complete a documented end-of-tour handover in line with Stena Drilling’s Handover / Reporting Procedure.
  • Ensure relevant safety alerts are communicated to the Subsea Department and actions completed as required.
  • Consult an approved copy of the Operator’s Instructions and the Drilling Programme regarding information relative to the Subsea Department.
  • Ensure the appropriate barriers are in place and the relative announcement made on the PA system prior to the commencement of critical operations.
  • Notify the Toolpusher prior to the commencement of any man riding operations.

Health, Safety & Environment

  • Work according to and promote Stena Drilling’s HS&E Policies and Procedures as well as fully commit to preventing any damage to the environment.
  • Responsible and accountable to conduct their tasks in full compliance with Stena Drilling Limited procedures.
  • Comply with Stena Drilling procedures for management of risk and Safe Behaviour Programme; ensuring that a suitable and sufficient risk assessment is carried out for all work activities.
  • Participate in the STOP system, complete and submit cards after discussions. Monitor and coach crew members to participate in STOP and carry out STOP audits.
  • Promote Stena Drilling’s “Golden Rules” and the rig’s “House Rules” during team discussions.
  • Attend and participate in Tool Box Talks.
  • Ensure work site is safe and that all tools used are in a satisfactory condition.
  • Ensure that storage, handling and use of chemicals are done in accordance with procedures.
  • Ensure equipment is secured to prevent movement due to wind or rig motion.
  • Ensure familiar with correct use, type and location of all Oil Spill Equipment.
  • Comply with Stena Drilling’s waste segregation policy.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Seafarers Book
  • 20 years’ relevant experience
  • Previous experience on a similar unit
  • OPITO BOSIET/FOET
  • IWCF Well Control (Driller Level)
  • Industry Recognised Engineering Qualifications
  • Previous Experience as Subsea Engineer
  • Previous Experience with similar Subsea Systems
  • Ability to read technical drawings
  • Hose Termination / Assembly
  • Proficiency in Security Awareness
  • Proficiency in Designated Security Duties
  • Rigging & Lifting, LOLER (Supervisors)
  • TAG
  • Drilling Riser Analysis
  • High Pressure Testing
  • Accident Investigation
  • Slingers and Banksman
  • Abrasive Wheels
  • HP Washdown
  • Mobile Elevated Work Platform / Cherry Picker
  • Height - Work at Height and Harness Equip User - Unit 2
  • Height - Rescue - Use of Rescue Equip - Unit 3
  • Kongsberg - DP RMS
  • NOV Motion Compensation
  • Cameron - Mux System Maintenance
  • Extensive knowledge, Maintenance and operation of Cameron Mark III well control control systems.
  • Extensive knowledge, Maintenance and operation of Cameron TL BOP’s
  • Extensive knowledge, Maintenance and operation of HMI (Human Machine Interface) Control Systems
  • Extensive knowledge, Maintenance and operation of HDI (Houston Digital Instruments) Control Systems
  • Extensive knowledge, Maintenance and operation of NOV (National Oilwell Varco) Compensating equipment
  • Extensive knowledge, Maintenance and operation of NOV Direct Acting Tensioner systems
  • Extensive knowledge, Maintenance and operation of Cameron Load King Riser Systems
  • Extensive knowledge and operation of Dual Stack Activities

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