Lead Safety Methods and Performance Engineer - VR/29600

Status: Temp/Contract
Location: Aberdeen
Rate: Available Upon Request

Join a leading oil and gas operator as a Lead Safety Methods and Performance Engineer on an ongoing PAYE contract basis.


As the Lead Safety Methods and Performance Engineer, you will have the following main duties and responsibilities:

  • Leading and supporting operational teams to prepare and deliver critical HSE procedures and dossiers to ensure the safe management of drilling and well operations and emergency response preparedness, including Bridging Documents, SIMOPS, Blow-Out Contingency Plans.
  • Representing the SMP Team during SIMOPS offshore visits and share best practices with other assets where relevant. Preparing and co-ordinating emergency response exercises, recording lessons learned and future recommendations.  Managing the D&W Team emergency preparedness room set-up and data requirements.
  • Leading the D&W Team Sustainability efforts. Preparing the annual D&W emissions budget, ensuring clarity and consistency in approach across all stakeholders. Working with the Environmental Team and the D&W Team to ensure all targets are well understood and monitored, and budget deviations can we well explained.  Preparing and managing the D&W Team sustainability roadmap.
  • Influencing and monitoring the D&W Team process safety and major risk management activities. Preparing Technological Risk Assessments, focused on preventing major accident hazards associated with critical operations.  Ensuring D&W returns on experience regards well control events, and other major HSE and/or NPT incidents, are shared with the team and lessons considered for application.  Supporting the D&W Teams to undertake Root Cause Analysis for such events, and support investigations as needed.  Overseeing activities relating to the TEPUK D&W Definitive Survey database (Wellmap), to support avoidance of Anti-Collision risk/events.
  • Monitoring progress against agreed HSE and safety audit plans, providing regular feedback and support. Supporting the D&W Team HSE initiatives, designing and implementing to improve safety performance.
  • Updating D&W Teams on changes to company rules and procedures, managing local CMS to ensure most recent D&W documents are always available. Providing advice and support on their application and compliance and/or derogation requirements.  Maintaining close relationship with the HQ Referential Team along with an oversight of derogations status, highlighting renewal requirements to teams, opportunities to standardise, and advice to teams to ensure high quality submissions.
  • As D&W Performance Champion, leading the implementation of CR EP FP 431 requirements, including but not limited to preparation and facilitation of D&W performance meetings and workshops; continual development and maintenance of performance registers and lists/tools to track KPIs (internal and service company), and other performance metrics. Driving standardisation and best practice across the various D&W Teams and supporting offshore in their performance improvement quests, spending time offshore supporting the teams and facilitating the sharing of best practices.
  • Leading the design and development of tools that provide operational teams with quality performance data to benchmark, analyse and monitor their performance. Leading teams to use the data to identify opportunities to improve.  Liaising regularly with HQ to understand what digital tools/modules are coming through the pipeline, and be focal point for support (DRILLX, Cockpit etc).
  • Overseeing the management of the Wellview database (with Technical Assistant) providing day to day user support and monitoring/improving data quality used for PMMR, department use, asset use and HQ reports. Ensuring necessary and high quality data is available in Wellview to support dashboards and regulatory reporting.
  • Leading D&W performance related subjects including CPI performance analysis, Rushmore submissions. Owning the 3C process in D&W, providing tools and support to the teams, to ensure high focus on cost reduction and tracking of all D&W savings and efficiencies.
  • Key participant in driving TEPUK D&W Continuous Improvement and Visual Management culture, demonstrating proactive improvements to day-to-day tasks and department processes.


Key Experience/Qualifications:

  • BSc/MSc or equivalent in an appropriate engineering discipline with at least 5-10 year experience in D&W engineering and operations.
  • Keen interest in HSE topics pertinent to D&W operations.
  • Creative individual with an enthusiasm for digital applications who can drive change and improvements in how we work.
  • Sound working knowledge of TotalEnergies referential requirements and Wellview database, with a keen eye for detail and data accuracy.
  • Effective interpersonal skills with confidence to lead operational discussions with asset personnel both onshore and offshore.


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