Company: Grupo Epalmo
Skills: Installation Engineer, Subsea Engineering, Umbilicals, Risers and Flowlines
Other Skills: Qualification : Engineering degree or equivalent Professional Experience : 15 years Experience in similar position within Deep-Water project environment : more than 10 years Languages : English oral and written mandatory, Oral French advantageous Good communication and negotiations with Contractors and Suppliers are required with frequent participation to technical workshops and committees.
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: France


Activities

The service holder shall:

General

  • adopt and demonstrate an exemplary behavior with regard to H3SE and to implement H3SE rules and requirements within his area of responsibility.
  • ensure that safe working practices are used within the team along all phases of project
  • promote good enough approach and innovation for all activities. To seek optimization and savings all along the different phases of the project. To focus on costs without impairing QHSE objectives.
  • Have good knowledge in general installation subjects such as rigid or flexible flowlines laying ; risers installation; Umbilical and flying-leads installation; structures deployments such as Manifold, foundation piles, spools, jumpers; lifting activities; offshore transportation; rigging and seafastening calculation, etc... .

During project tendering stage

  • ensure that state of the art, TEPA referential and local rules/laws are complied with and captured in all contractual requirements
  • prepare the bid dossier in relation with installation
  • review the bid documentation related to installation. Preparation the clarification table an prepare answer on qualification.
  • Participate to technical clarification meeting and be part of the ''flying team during CCFT stage

During project execution stage

  • Follow/supervise installation engineering activities ensuring that they are carried out in a good workmanship in accordance with project requirements, Company procedures, strict compliance to HSE regulations and QA/QC policy within the agreed schedule
  • follow/supervise the review/validation of all necessary installation engineering, offshore operations documents.
  • control the readiness of the documentation by timely reviewing / validating the documentation issued by Contractors (H3SE, operation and technical documentation), in compliance with Project Specifications and Procedures, TOTAL General Specifications, discipline requirements and international norms and standards, in compliance with the schedule and with the aim to optimize costs without impacting the required level of Quality and Safety.
  • raise consequently necessary comments and highlight unsafe design, deviations, unacceptable / unjustified design choices, constructability issues.
  • liaise with the other Package teams of the project in matters related to engineering and manage or ensure an adequate management of installation engineering-related interfaces, in close liaison with SURF Interface Engineer.
  • participate to project reviews as requested by TOTAL's referential (HAZOP, HAZID, PRs...)
  • participate in all necessary meetings with Contractors (weekly progress, monthly status, technical ...).

support the SURF Installation manager, SURF technical leader and SURF package leader for:

  • anticipation and resolution of any technical problems,
  • possible technical optimization & improvement
  • estimation/monitoring of the schedule associated to the activities under his responsibility
  • follow/approve testing activities (FAT, EFAT, SIT, etc) performed by Contractor(s) from an Engineering point of view
  • prepare the SOW for MWS and ensure the follow up. Coordinate the attendance of MWS during all required installation phases including load-out.
  • review/approve the specifications of the Contractor's proposed vessels according to Company's requirements including response plans and risk identification. Prepare the approval of the vessel with LSO and TEPA marine from one hand, and with the MWS from a second hand.
  • follow/supervise in Angola, when necessary, at construction yards or logistics bases the load-out and seafastening operations
  • follow/supervise offshore installation activities ensuring that they are carried out in a good workmanship in accordance with project requirements, Company procedures, strict compliance to HSE regulations and QA/QC policy within the agreed schedule.
  • follow/supervise the CPY representative who are o/b CTR offshore installation vessels or on onshore yard for load-out.
  • provide technical assistance to the CPY representatives who are o/b CTR offshore installation vessels or on onshore yard for load-out, such as validation of Management of Change.
  • prepare SIMOPS dossiers especially for operations close to or onboard FPSO.
  • assist the SURF installation Manager for answering to relevant Management of Change Requests
  • liaise with the other Package teams of the project in matters related to engineering and manage or ensure an adequate management of installation engineering-related interfaces, in close liaison with SURF Interface Engineer.
  • gather 'lessons learnt' and provide feedback to other TOTAL E&P entities as required

 

Context and environment

The PBF (Project brown field) entity is in charge all brown field project on Block 17 which comprises GIRASSOL, DALIA, PAZFLOR and CLOV field and Block 32 comprising KAOMBO.

Zinia phase 2 and Dalia Phase 3 project are on execution

 

The main forecast brown field project are:

  • ACCE : tie back to Kaombo , 6 new producer and 5 new water injection wells
  • Begonia :tie back to subsea Pazflor network 4 new producer
  • CLOV 3: tie back to subsea CLOV network 4 new producer
  • Numerous studies ongoing for future tie back project
  • PBF Project will be developed with the objectives to maximize economical results by optimizing the reserves, the schedule and/or reducing the costs, while maintaining the technical quality of the installations, with high H3SE requirements and focus. The Angolan content of the work will also be a key factor to its success.
  • PBF is developing the work together mindset with CONTRACTOR

 

Accountabilities

The SURF team will work on all the ongoing PBF project through a SURF transverse organisation. The Job holder will work on several projects at different stage in the same time. The job holder shall be able to work easily in a transverse team.

The job holder is also accountable for respecting H3SE rules and requirements and for ensuring their application within his scope of responsibility.

The job holder is also accountable for demonstrating, individually, an exemplary behavior with regard to H3SE rules & requirements.

For the project on basic/CFT phase in particular, The Job Holder is responsible to promote the good enough approach for all activities,

To focus on costs without impairing QHSE objectives. The ensure that selected solutions are mature or well qualified.

The Job holder is responsible of the control of the installation engineering. He shall ensure that the specific installation issues are well cover and optimize in design and fabrication engineering. He is actively involved in the review of all installation engineering documentation produced by SURF Package

The job holder shall ensure the readiness of the technical documentation (analyses / procedures and manual).

The job holder shall assist the Engineering or installation Manager in the coordination of all transverse activities.

The job holder shall ensure that all SURF engineering deliverables are timely issued and fitted for purpose. The job holder shall also ensure that engineering interfaces with other concerned packages are dully dealt with and managed.

The job holder shall liaise and interface with TEPA subsea department for the offshore work delegate to TEPA.

 

Qualifications/Experience required

  • Qualification : Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Professional Experience : 15 years
  • Experience in similar position within Deep-Water project environment : more than 10 years
  • Languages : English oral and written mandatory, Oral French advantageous
  • Good communication and negotiations with Contractors and Suppliers are required with frequent participation to technical workshops and committees.

 

Required competencies

  • Technical competencies required
  • HSSE (golden rules, JSA, Tool Box Talk)
  • Knowledge of Company rules /procedures
  • SURF design engineering
  • Management / negotiation of/with contractors
  • SURF installation engineering
  • Management of external studies
  • SURF installation operation
  • Project management (Budget/Cost/Schedule)
  • SURF precommissionning
  • SURF Fabrication
  • Subsea Tie ins & ROV tools
  • Lifting/ seafastening

With 18 years of activity around the world, Grupo Epalmo, based in Porto, Portugal, is acknowledged in its own country and in the international markets for its competence, accuracy, professionalism and perseverance, being one of the major business groups experienced in Human Resources, Temporary Work, Professional Training, Consulting, Construction and Industrial Maintenance.

 

Grupo Epalmo has always followed a business dynamic focused on both clients and collaborators, and though mainly directed on the Energy, Industrial and Construction areas, it has been increasing its investments regarding the conquering of new and ambitious goals and markets.

 

Based always on a spirit of professionalism and supported by a technical and theoretical know-how, Grupo Epalmo, and its highly qualified and motivated teams, is the first to provide services with the aspiration to best serve the clients’ demands, with dedication and consideration.

 

Operating in more than 20 countries, including Angola, we provide our teams and specialists, for operators in the international energy sector, from Oil & Gas and industrial maintenance, to nuclear and construction.

 

Grupo Epalmo, Headquarters;


Rua S. Lourenco 12 1 Sala 1 e 6
Apartado 1120
4446 – 909 Ermesinde – Portugal
Tel: (+351) 229 773 650
Fax: (+351) 229 733 544

 

For more information's and Resumes Submittals please use the following:
www.grupoepalmo.com