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Latest Recruitment At Deep Blue Energy Services Limited

Date Posted: 08/Aug/2014
Deadline: Not Specified

Deep Blue Energy Services Limited (DBESL) is a resource and solution management company that specializes in assisting international/Local companies in identifying Potential market opportunities, assisting with permits, sourcing highly skilled employees, bidding on and negotiating contracts and navigating the often complex political and policy environment of many sub Saharan African countries. The senior management and staff of DBESL have more than twenty years (20 years) experience in successfully operating in the Sub-Saharan African market, during which we have created innovative, user friendly solutions that have opened up new markets and increased the profitability of our clients. We provide a one-stop solutions shop to challenges experienced by our clients including the following:

  • Structuring of partnerships and relationships between local companies and foreign/technical partners,
  • Assistance with permits, business development and understanding of contracting terms and and conditions, as well as sourcing for human resource personnel,
  • providing training/capacity development required to operate within best business practice, even in tough business environments.


Lead Mechanical Commissioning Engineer Turbines

Location & scheme:
• Resident at the FPSO fabrication site in Geoje South Korea until the FPSO leaves for tow. Then to accompany the FPSO on one or two legs of the tow to Nigeria. Visits to Suppliers and Contractors premises during construction and FAT phases for packaged equipment follow up.
• Then resident at the Nigeria fabrication yard for the integration of the modules fabricated in country and the yard commissioning.
• Then rotational offshore position on the FPSO during hook-up and offshore commissioning leading to startup of the facilities.

The Lead Mechanical Commissioning Engineer Turbines will be responsible for the Client’s FPSO Turbines discipline commissioning.
The Lead Mechanical Commissioning Engineer Turbines will:
• Be the focal point within the mechanical turbines discipline for the entities involved in the definition and preparation of the commissioning activities related to the mechanical discipline.
• Ensure that all activities related to mechanical turbines discipline commissioning are defined correctly.
• Review the Contractors testing and commissioning procedures, schedule, and execution plans.
• Identify and address all interface issues with other disciplines with respect to the mechanical turbines commissioning activities.
• Organize the preparation and supervise the safe execution of the mechanical turbines commissioning activities.
• Assist the FPSO commissioning leader in all FPSO commissioning issues.
• Define the sub-system boundary limits and commissioning packages within sub-systems.
• Define the mechanical turbines pre-commissioning and commissioning scope within the sub-systems.
• Approve the contractors definitions.
• Follow up and review the contractor’s preparation for pre-commissioning and commissioning scope for both onshore and offshore related to all mechanical turbines equipment.
• Ensure contractors PTW and mechanical turbines isolation procedures and practices are in line with Company expectations.
• Development of methods and strategies for commissioning.
• Approve the contractors system commissioning procedures and Operational Test Procedures.
• Approve the mechanical OTPs and the mechanical content of other OTPs.
• Witness the contractor’s performance of pre-commissioning to achieve mechanical turbines completion on a sub-system basis.
• Approve the contractor’s punch list activities and control of punch list items including sign-off of punch list items.
• Witness contractor’s performance of onshore commissioning to achieve RFSU on system and subsystem basis for all mechanical turbines related equipment.
• Approval the contractor’s pre-commissioning and commissioning dossiers.
• Follow up the contractor’s FAT activities at supplier premises.
• Assistance and follow up the contractor during off-shore installation, hook-up and commissioning and production start-up.
• Co-ordinate the preparation of mechanical turbines commissioning activities with all project entities/existing facilities
• Assists the package managers on the definition of the mechanical turbines commissioning parts of the different contracts
• Develop a strategy in order to maximize onshore commissioning and minimize lost time due to interfaces, along with a commissioning sequence
• Develop a progress reporting and planning system, issuing weekly and monthly mechanical turbines commissioning reports.
• Manage the preparation of pre-commissioning / commissioning procedures and reporting tools (including technical database, planning, punch list control).
• Assist the FPSO commissioning leader.
• Prepare and supervise the execution of mechanical commissioning to maximize productivity, respect the schedule, minimize cost and achieve smooth hand over.
• Supervise and monitor the preparation and the realization of the testing activities by the Contractor(s)
• Ensure that the pre-commissioning schedule is implemented in line with commissioning planning and priorities
• Check progress and ensure correct reporting of the commissioning activities
• Follow up punch list register
• Ensure that preservation is performed as per the procedures before FPSO sail-away
• Any other responsibilities/activities within the limits of the Service holders capabilities.

• To fully comply with all security, health and safety instructions.
• To stay vigilant and maintain continuous awareness of hazards and surroundings.
• To report to Management on any issue they may face or observe and propose way of improvement.
• To also take care of colleagues safety and behaviour without hesitating to intervene where necessary.
• To give his own input and making sure the workplace is safe (obviously clean and tidy).
• When in doubt, ask questions to gain clarification.
• To fully comply with Security rules about Travelling in Nigeria.
• To fully comply with all HSE requirements at all sites. Particularly the FPSO yards and sites.
• Participates in project HAZOP, PTR reviews and audits as required.
• Ensures that the contractors commissioning execution plan respects the HSE Plan.
• Approve contractors PTW and mechanical LOTO systems.

• Education: B. Eng (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering.
• Professional experience: 7 - 10 years working on mechanical rotating equipment and systems of which 5 years specifically on mechanical Turbines on large Oil and Gas Facilities mechanical systems.
• Understanding, expert knowledge and experience of preparing commissioning strategy, developing network planning, coordinating integrated plan, contractor follow up and supervision during precommissioning and commissioning.
• Management of systems handover process and integration with Oil and Gas project operations teams.
• Proven experience in pre-commissioning and commissioning of large mechanical systems.
• Risk analysis, Safety of persons and facilities experience and capabilities.
• Thorough knowledge of OPERCOM methodology and ICAPS software.
• Supervisory experiences and ability to manage the works of multi engineering teams simultaneously.
• Good supervisory, presentation and communication skills, team management skills
• Language: Fluent in English with French an advantage.




Base Company Representative

The SERVICE holder will supervise/administer the execution of the Service Support and Life of Field Service elements of the Client’s Development Subsea Production System (SPS) Contract with Contractor, based at Contractor’s Supply Base in Onne Port.
The SERVICE holder will be the Client Representative and focal point for Company at the SPS Contractor premises (workshop / operational base) with regards to all Contractor base/workshop service support related activities.
SERVICE holder sphere of activity will include management of Contractor base/workshop service support related activities along with liaison with a number of interfacing packages namely:-
- Company Drilling and Completions team for offshore installation, repair / replacement and routine servicing activities
- Contractor for offshore installation and onshore support activities
- Company Commissioning team for support during commissioning and start-up activities
- Company Field Operations team for supply and support during Life of Field He/She will be have a leading role in promoting Company’s core HSE values through all stages of onshore and offshore activities, ensuring that Contractors operations are conducted in compliance with procedures:-:
The SERVICE will require management and monitoring of Contractor’s In-Country service related activities as per the following:-,
- Oversee Contractor activity for the delivery, inspection, receipt testing (SRT), installation, commissioning and maintenance activity as well as associated storage, materials management, spares (spare part lists includes all consumables and replaceable parts + back-up equipment / technology), documentation,
logistics, accommodation, base and workshop services necessary for the deployment of Contractor equipment* and services to Company in compliance with contractual obligations to Company.
*Equipment include:
- Wellhead, PGB Gasmat & associated equipment
- Wellhead running tools
- Xmas tree & running tools
- Kits for Xtree assembly
- Tubing hanger & running tools
- IWOCS & tools
- ROV & intervention tools
- Jumper, Steel flying Leads (SFL), & associated tools
- FPSO installed equipment

- Review & approval of Maintenance Manuals, Procedures, and Work Packages (should include light maintenance programmes during offshore operations & heavy maintenance programme carried out onshore) including Company owned and Contractor rented tools, for activity to be carried out in Onne base
- Authorise and Follow up Corrective and Planned Preventive maintenance operations on Company purchased equipment & associated scheduling in line with Company standards, contractual scope, objectives and agreed costs (ensure procedures and schedules are in place and implemented by Contractor).
- Ensure inspection and equipment status verification after delivery, SRT and/or associated repair work on any piece of Company equipment at Contractor base.

- Follow up Company equipment and spare parts stock status via UNISUP or spares management tool. Ensure correct level of spares is maintained by Contractor in its facility. (Drive input of Company SUBSEA equipment & spares part number(s) / quantities into UNISUP system & definition of minimum stock level of re-orders)

- Mobilisation of Subsea Equipment/tooling in accordance with Company Drilling, ECP and Field Operations activity/requests.
- Authorise, plan and follow up preparation / packing / loading of Company equipment from Contractor facility to other Company sites (yards, workshops, rigs, intervention vessels, FPSO…) and vice versa (i.e. return of equipment to Contractor facility for servicing / storage).

- Manage generation, approval and close-out of Service Orders with Contractor
- Requirement definition & mobilisation of Contractor / Sub-Contractor personnel in line with Company Drilling, ECP and Field Operations activity/requests and Contractor Onne base operational requirements.
- Review and approval of Contractor / Sub Contractor Time Sheets
- Review & approval of Contractor / Sub Contractor personnel CVs
- Review of Contractor / Sub-Contractor personnel training/development programme
- Review & sign minutes of meeting at a package level. Verify that actions are transferred to Action Register.
Monitor Action Register to ensure that actions are followed up and closed out within agreed times

- Ensure Company Egina SPS General Manager or his designate fully briefed on all critical activities/issues ongoing at Contractor facility
- Liaise with the relevant focal points for other Company departments (Company Egina UFR Contractor-, Drilling & Completion, Field Operations, ECP, Commissioning etc.) to ensure technical & operational requirements are understood and delivered; and to give/receive appropriate support to achieve Company objectives.
- Manage relationship with Contractors Supply base Organisation (Onne) and drive Contractor activity in order to achieve Company objectives.
Equipment Receipt
- Provide presence at regular intervals at fabrication sites
- Sign, or authorise signature of, the Ready for Shipment Certificate or equivalent Acceptance certificate.
- Review & approval of Site Receipt Test (SRT) programme activity – These tests are performed in NIGERIA on delivered equipment and prior to equipment handover from Contractor to Company SPS.
- Drive Contractor to maintain Contractor / Sub-Contractors tooling scope of supply to perform SRTs
- Sign / endorse completion of SRT, maintenance or procurement activity (ies).

- Coordinate and follow up Contractor procurement activities on Company behalf in line with authorised budget, authorisation limits, and Company Standards.
- Authorise Contractor procurement of services and equipment within authorisation limits, and recommend/advise Subsea Manager on required procurements.
- Be fluent in contractual matters for life of field operations contract matters.
- Support the Client’s SPS General Manager or his designate supervise Contract Change Order process via review and approval of Adhoc requisitions and associated documentation for Change Order processing, as well as development of explanatory technical notes for contract Change Orders
- Provide technical assistance for processing such changes in a timely manner
- Prepare, track & report budgetary expenditure
- Follow up equipment storage and storage conditions at Contractor base.
Reporting duties include:
- Attend Contractor engineering meetings as and when required
- Attend weekly/monthly/periodic Company / Contractor progress and Service Order meetings (for the relevant activities)
- Attend Company progress meetings as required and report findings (mainly impacting deliveries or costs)
- Issue Company Subsea weekly package report
- Track and report Contract Adhoc requisitions and Change Orders
- Issue / Support the issuing of HSE reports/notifications in line with Company Rules for incidents relating to Company within Contractor premises
- Support preparation of handover dossiers
In summary, SERVICE Holder will provide:
- Management of Contractor personnel at Contractor base/workshop (Onne) as relevant to service activities.
- Management of Company equipment & tool preparations at Contractor base/workshop for Company operations
- Management of procurement & maintenance activity on equipment & tools
- Assistance to manifold / UTA / jumper construction sites as and when required Assistance to Company offshore operations (Drilling & Completion, ECP & Field Operations) as and when required
- Assistance to Company SPS Commissioning team where required
- Communication with Company and Contractor teams at relevant Contractor manufacturing sites for equipment delivery follow-up
- Support for the definition and/or execution of a Life of Field Contract / Aftermarket Contract with Contractor

The SERVICE holder will be accountable for:
- Delivery of the SPS Contractor equipment/services products to specifications, on schedule & within budget
- Adequate interface with other the Company deepwater organisation
- Management of SPS Contractor activities to meet Company operational objectives
Acceptance of Contractor supplied equipment

- Ensure/verify that Contractor and Sub-Contractors constantly meet the standards set by Company.
- Maintain a proactive HSE attitude in all working areas in line with Company published standards and comply with Company requirements in terms of HSE training
- Promote & Drive Safety communication e.g. Safety Bulletins etc. issued from the Company Group for awareness within Contractor organisation
- Ensure that risk assessments are performed and controlling / mitigating measures put in place prior to commencement of activities.
- Follow up & drive analysis process of any reported unsafe act related to Client’s development on Contractor premises, ensure close out and transmissions of the lessons learned
- Although this remains the duty of the Contractor and Sub-Contractors, ensure that visitors, relevant to Company deepwater project(s), are fully briefed before entering a working site (especially during heavy lift and testing operations) and guided/supervised during the visit
- To fully comply with Security rules about Travelling in Nigeria.

Engineering degree (generalist, mechanical,) with experience in deepwater drilling / subsea / field operations or manifold fabrication / installation; and experience with service contract management.
- 7 to 10 years cumulative experience engineering, fabrication or operations.


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