Friday, November 19, 2010
VACANCY TITLE TECHNICAL SERVICES OFFICER
DEPARTMENT TECHNICAL SERVICES
DATE PUBLISHED NOV 15, 2010
CLOSING DATE NOV 30, 2010
The Technical Services Officer provides support to the Technical Services Manager in ensuring uninterrupted gas supply to consumers. He/she is also responsible for operating and maintaining the gas distribution system (Gas pipeline, AGI and gas equipment) and ensuring all equipments remain in perfect working condition at all times.
In addition, he/she is a key customer contact and helps ensure high levels of customer satisfaction are achieved and maintained for all gas consumers. The role also has responsibility for performing and coordinating periodic readings from customer PRMS equipment to determine actual gas consumption levels, which is used to calculate monthly bills.
Moreso, he/she is a backfill for the Technical Services Supervisor and must appreciate both the technical and business aspects of gas operations
SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Records the system parameter readings and records customers’ gas consumption volumes.
Prepares periodic gas and maintenance reports for the Technical Services Manager’s review and approval; highlights issues and provides suggestions for addressing problems noted/complaints from consumers.
Handles PRMS installation and commissioning tasks.
Checks performance of, and produces routine inspection reports on various AGI equipment:
- Gas Odourising system
- Emergency Shut Down valve
- TEG and TR
- Stand-by generator set (microturbine/diesel)
- Borehole pump assembly
- Cathodic Protection Systems for Steel Pipeline
- Pressure Regulating and metering system
- Gas Chromatographs
- Gas Pipeline SCADA
Actively participates with the team during utility maintenance and repair works.
Carries out routine and non-routine Right Of Way (ROW) surveillance for encroachment
Collate and analyse equipment data for proactive and effective maintenance and Planning
Ensures Effective manning of the 24/7 Technical Response Desk to Gas Consumers
Carries out Pipeline integrity tests, Leak Surveys, etc
Performs other tasks as assigned in the individual Annual Business Targets and by the Manager or Executive Management from time to time.
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
Achievement of on-time and within budget installations.
Physical state of Gaslink pipelines, installations and equipment
Safety levels/records at all installations; no. of accident free operations
No. & cost of installation and commissioning related industrial accidents and environmental hazards that occur around construction sites, pipeline areas, the AGI and customer locations
No. & cost of regulatory fines and penalties due to non-compliance or unsafe practices
Customer satisfaction levels; no. of gas supply interruptions to consumers
Quality, comprehensiveness and accuracy of periodic reports and activity logs
Accurate troubleshooting and complete resolution of faults
Plus other KPIs agreed in Annual Business Plan for Technical Services
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
1st degree in Engineering especially in Mechanical, Petroleum, Chemical, Electrical/Electronics Engineering
3 – 5 yrs relevant industry experience in a similar role with a bias for hands-on, field-oriented tasks with good professional back office skills
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED
Strong hands-on field maintenance and repairs skills
Understanding of Oil & Gas Industry Dynamics – local & global
Ability to interface team to management and the group
Good grasp of Codes & standards applicable to the Gas/Pipeline/Power sectors
Gas Plant & Pipeline Operations (including understanding of gas flow equipment, and process control)
HSE Regulations & Policies for Gas/Power companies
Hands-on knowledge of a Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) software
Good Knowledge of SCADA in Gas network application.
Gas Systems & Installations Performance Tracking
Good Computer skills – Windows, Microsoft Office (especially Excel), Email & Internet
Project/Task Management skill
Creativity & Innovation – an out-of-the-box thinker
Customer Relationship Management
Leadership/Supervisory and Team/People Skills
Good Oral & Written Communication – Technical & Business
Driving skill and valid Driver’s License
Competence in Pipeline Integrity Management
Strong data collation, analysis and reporting skills
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VACANCY TITLE: SENIOR DRILLING ENGINEER
DATE PUBLISHED OCT 1, 2010
CLOSING DATE DEC 15, 2010
The Senior Drilling Engineer (SDE) function shall be a key member of the OEPL Drilling Team for preparing, planning and delivering wells in OEPL Assets. Current portfolio includes OML 56 (Obudugwa), OPL 278 and 236 and OML90 (Akepo). Reporting directly to the Well Operations Manager/Drilling Manager. He shall
Assist in the location, set up and maintain OEPL operational base in Port Harcourt to include
Warehouse and operational office (including furniture and computer access)
Storage space for Offshore operations at Onne Port
Operational Personnel requirement to support set up and management of operational base
Communication and administrative facilities
Identify and organize well operations files in a project structure
Support and work with OEPL subsurface team on well engineering aspects of field development plan (FDP)
Prepare the well engineering aspects of well proposals and assess re-entry feasibility for existing wells
Develop and maintain/ensure technical integrity of the drilling and completions programs
Coordinate well planning and execution operations
Prepare and maintain the wells basis of design for all operations (drilling, completion and well test)
Organize peer reviews of the wells basis of design/programs (drilling, completions and testing)
Prepare technical input and attend Technical Committee meetings with stakeholders and regulatory agencies.
Have oversight and coordinate Wellsite operations as well as logistics, equipment, material and personnel support
Coordinate the development of OEPL Well Engineering Polices and Standards, Procedures and Guidelines to deliver safe and efficient operations
Maintain and close out remedial work plans following audits.
Maintain well programs in compliance with OEPL Policies and Standards.
Confirm programs adequately highlight risks, and include suitable mitigation.
Complete necessary exemptions in advance to leave adequate time for project, and Management review.
Closeout operating Failure reports for unscheduled events that occur on all three exploration wells to be drilled. Ensure corrective action is completed on time. Ensure Lessons Learnt register is complete and of high quality.
Confirm well programs for three exploration wells in OPL 236 and OPL 278 have technical integrity, and are prepared in compliance with OEPL Policies and Standards.
Develop and maintain OEPL drilling program processes, and ensure check sheets, are completed.
Capture Lessons Learnt in all programs.
Provide technical input to bids for services and equipment.
Provide technical input to tender reviews as necessary.
Challenge engineers to provide technical solutions to unscheduled events.
Assist operations in the management of unscheduled events.
Administration and training
Maintain medium and long-term material requirement lists for all wells.
Ensure End of Wells Reports are completed on time.
Complete cost reconciliation the end of all wells. Provide cost estimation refinements to the Cost Controller.
Develop and maintain Score Cards for services suppliers
To direct Junior Well Engineers working on OEPL projects
• Oral and written Communication
• High energy level
• Control of costs/Quality
• Well construction technology and operational knowledge
Minimum of 10-12 years well engineering and operational experience. He should hold a B.Sc. Degree in engineering. He should have worked as Well Site Supervisor and gained operational knowledge. Should have a valid supervisor level well control certificate. He should have in depth knowledge of horizontal, deviated drilling, mud engineering, casing design, completions design and well testing.
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