Company: Perenco
Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Pipeline Engineering, Subsea Engineering
Other Skills: Decommissioning Engineer, Project Engineer, Subsea Equipment, Piping, Mechanical, Subsea, Marine Operations, Offshore Operations, Decommissioning
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: To be discussed
Location: Norwich, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: United Kingdom

This is a great opportunity to work as part of our Decommissioning Team based in Norwich where you will report to the Lead Decommissioning Engineer - Topsides & Pipelines. This position is responsible for the planning, design, execution and regulatory compliance for decommissioning of pipelines and subsea items, inclusive of the clean-up and, if required, removal of pipelines, umbilical's, mattresses and associated subsea facilities.

The primary focus of the role is to carry out any necessary engineering (including production of drawings, schedules, compilation of workpacks), plan, procure and provide support to the pipelines and subsea decommissioning activities. It is the responsibility of the Decommissioning Project Engineer to ensure regulatory compliance of the decommissioning activities, working closely with and providing support to the Decommissioning Compliance & Assurance Team. You will develop and maintain close working relationships with both the onshore and offshore teams in the definition and delivery of this work.

This position operates on a Monday to Friday basis with occasional offshore travel as operationally required.

Key responsibilities include:

• Assess and recommend best pipeline and subsea items decommissioning strategy that will comply with QSHE ALARP requirements and optimize resources.
• Develop basis of design and scope of work for approved strategy
• Ensure procurement process is followed from market consultation to commercial close-out of the operation.
• Prepare tenders/request for quotations for the scope of works that require external contractors. Review and rank technical offers to provide a recommendation.
• Prepare and/or review engineering of approved strategy, ensuring the appropriate validation process is applied.
• Prepare and review bridging documents with marine contractors and perform Client Representative Role when required.
• Perform audits of contractors when required and ensure adequate competencies of offshore contractors.
• Provide operational support during offshore execution phases
• Ensure decommissioning activities are adequately prepared and documented, whenever required through a Management of Change process.
• Perform project close-out, inclusive of commercial close-out, lessons learnt and reporting.
• Support the wider Decommissioning Team in:
o Assessing the most appropriate strategy for subsea items and pipelines decommissioning with regard to regulation and commitments
o Preparing combined operations for decommissioning projects
o Prepare, engineer and manage any subsea and marine scope of work related to P&A, dismantlement or barge operations
o Prepare cost estimates for future decommissioning projects

Experience / Qualifications

• Degree qualified Engineer
• 5 years Oil & Gas Project Engineering in a comparable role, or transferable skills from new-build or modifications scopes of work. Subsea or piping/mechanical discipline engineering background preferred
• Working knowledge of project management principles, planning, logistics and relevant legislation
• Experience in subsea services management and subsea equipment installation, operations and/or removal
• Offshore experience of marine/subsea operations preferable
• Experience using AUTOCAD software desirable

Personal Attributes

The successful candidate will be a clear thinker, able to analyse and resolve previously un-faced scenarios and communicate around this. You must be able to bring solutions where the tasks are complex, unclear or uncertain, initiating change from the status quo. You will be enthusiastic, with a 'can do' attitude, bringing new ideas and being ready to challenge the system in the interests of Perenco UK.


At Perenco we value and reward our people, offering competitive salaries and a wide range of benefits including:

• Discretionary Bonus
• Private Medical Insurance
• Flexible Benefit Allowance
• Life Assurance
• Excellent Pension Provision