Oceaneering Senior Naval Architect in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Duties & Responsibilities

Purpose

Tosetup, manage,implementandmaintaintheOceaneeringFloatingSystemsintegritymanagementservicetoensurethecontinued integrityofourclient’soffshoreproductionfacilities.ThisserviceistobeinlinewithallOceaneeringandourclient’s documentaryrequirementsandonshore/ offshorelegislationwhereapplicable.

FunctionsEssential

  • ProvidetechnicalleadershipinNavalArchitecture,delegatingworkwhereapplicabletojuniorengineerswithintheir technicalcapabilities. Reviewandcheckjunior engineer output

  • Mentor junior engineers to ensure their development is in line with Oceaneering and professional institution requirements

  • ManagesupporttoourclientswhichincludesIntegrityManagement/InspectionManagement/Repairactivitiesfor FloatingSystems(bothhullandtopsidesstructures) inaccordancewiththerelevant partsof thecontractasrequired

  • Identify new business opportunities to support the growth of the Oceaneering Floating Systems business and contribute to the development of bids and tenders

  • Develop processes and procedures to improve delivery of Floating Systems related work

  • Prepare,maintain, and approveFloatingSystems(hullandtopsidesstructures) IntegrityandInspectionManagementstrategies

  • Prepare,maintain, and approvePlannedMaintenanceRoutines(PMR's)basedupontheHullStructuralIntegrityandInspection Strategies

  • Lead inputtotheproductionandongoingmanagementoftheassetAnnualInspectionPlansandclientplanningprocessfor floatingsystemsactivitiesto meet theClient planninggate criteria

  • Developandissuedetailedinspectionworkpacks/workscopesforinspectionstotheappropriatepersonorcontractor.

Ensureallpartiesarefullyconversant withallaspectsoftheworkscopes

  • Ensurethehullandtopsidesstructuralinspectionsdetailedinthe strategiesare carriedout andare coordinatedwithall other activitieswherenecessary

  • ReviewandendorseallrelevanthullandtopsidesstructuresInspectionReports,including3rdpartyNDEReports,andconfirmtheinspectionshavebeencarriedout asrequiredbythestrategies

  • Carryoutfirstpassassessmentofreporteddefects,reportanyanomaliesandhighlightanyareasofconcerntothe appropriateclientnavalarchitect/integrityfocalpoint.Advisetheclientwhenconditionspresentanyimmediatethreat tointegrity

  • Undertake specific investigations into hull and topsides structural issues, and engage approved 3rd parties as necessarytocompletethe scope

  • Input totheIQ/ROprocessforfloatingsystemsissues

  • Liaisonwithoffshoreinspectionteams(includingRAT,UAV&ROV)tocontinuouslyimprovethehullandtopsides structuresinspectionscopes

  • ProducetheFloatingSystemsAnnualSummary Reports

  • Support theLineManager (LM) inappropriateaspectsof managementof Oceaneeringcontract providingassuranceon technicaldeliveryandcostmanagement, and ensureregulatoryandclientstandardcompliance

  • DeveloptheCTRs(Cost, Time& Resource)insupportof client requirements

  • Ensureallworkiscompliantwithrelevantclientengineeringandsafetystandardsandpracticesandreviewany revisionsandfeedbackfromclient IntegrityFocalPoint

  • Promotetheuseofspecialisttechnologytoprovideamoreefficientserviceandtoresolveunusual/specialproblems, liaisewiththeclient ontheimplementationwhenappropriate

FunctionsGeneral

  • Thelistofjobdutiesisnotexclusiveorexhaustiveandthepostholderwillberequiredtoundertaketasksthatmay reasonablybeexpectedwithinthescopeof thepost

  • Assist withanyotherdutiesasandwhenrequired

  • Undertakespecificprojectsasinstructedbymanagement

Safety

  • EnsurethattheSafetypoliciesandproceduresareunderstoodandadheredtoasfarasisreasonablypracticablein order toensureasafeworkingenvironment.

  • PromoteastrongHSE cultureat alltimes

  • EnsurethatbusinessandHSEriskimplicationsofintegrityissuesareclearlyidentifiedandassessedforconsideration within theOceaneeringIntegrityManagement TeamandcommunicatedtotheClient

Other

  • Carryout workinaccordancewiththeCompany Health, Safety, EnvironmentalandQualitySystems.

  • PerformtheassignedtaskswithduediligenceregardingtheIntegratedManagementSystemsontheCompany.

  • Eliminatewasteofwhateverform,tosuggesttheuseofmoreenvironmentallyfriendlysubstancesandpracticesand contributetothecontinuousimprovement oftheenvironment.

SupervisoryResponsibilities

Directly supervises the assigned naval architects / structural engineers within the naval / structures team. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

ReportingRelationship

ReportsdirectlytothePrincipalNavalArchitect

Qualifications

Q*ualifications*

  • DegreeinNavalArchitecture orcloselyrelatedEngineeringdiscipline(E)

  • MScqualificationinrelateddiscipline(P)

  • CharteredEngineerasdefinedbytheEngineeringCouncilorequivalent (P)

  • Offshoremedicalandsurvivalcertification(P)

Experience

  • Experience in Naval Architecture (E) which includes experience in oil and gas industry, with hull structural inspection (E)

  • Must befamiliarwithOA/QCsystems/proceduresandNDEtechniques(E)

  • MicrosoftOffice(E)andMicrosoft Project (P)

  • AutoCADworkingknowledge(P)

Knowledge,Skills, Abilities,andOtherCharacteristics

  • Abilitytogenerateateamapproachtoworkflowexecutionandproblemsolving(E)

  • Provideleadership,co-ordinationorguidancetoothers(E)

  • Good communicator bothwritten,verbalandtechnicaltomakecomplexterminologysimpleforthebenefit ofothers(E)

  • Goodclient orsupportcontractor relationshipskillsatvariouslevelsofseniorityanddiversecultures(E)

  • Specificvisionabilitiesforthisjobarerequired(allthosewhocarryoutfieldworksshouldhavethisValidatedby undergoinganannualeyetest)

WorkingConditions

  • Thispositionispredominatelyconsideredonshoreofficework.Thisisalmostexclusivelyindoorsduringtheworking day, andoccasionallyatnight,inanopenplanofficewithaccessbystairsonly.

  • Therewillbearequirement togooffshorebyhelicopter / shiptofloatingstructures/ fixedplatformsfor upto3weeksat atime,maybe3to4timesayear.ThesevesselswilltypicallybeintheNorthSeabutmayonoccasionbeoverseas. ThiswillrequiretypicaloffshorePPEandinspectiontypeactivitiesrequiringconfinedspaceentry(CSE)intoareas suchas cargooiltanks,ballasttanksandservicetanks.

  • Theremaybearequirementtogotoanonshorelocationtoperformthesamedutiesasaboveonfloatingstructures alongsidethequay.

  • Offshoreworkmayalsobecharacterisedasliving,workingandsleepingonoilandgasproductionfacilitieswithPPE andpermittoworkrestrictionsoutdoors,over/nearwater,exposedtoallweatherconditionsorinsideexposedtohigh noiselevels,extremelybrightor inadequatelighting,crampedwork spacesandgettingintoawkwardpositions.

Closing Statement

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to advance in an international company. To apply, click 'Apply Now'.

Job ID: 13835

Location: Aberdeen, Scotland

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular