Metering Team Lead

Type: Contract

Date Posted: 45006

Closing Date: 45036

Location: AB106BZ

Salary: null

Metering Team Lead

Our client a leading Oil and Gas Operator based in Aberdeen are currently recruiting for a metering Team Lead on a long-term contract role to join their team. Ideally for this role they are looking for an experienced Metering Team Lead with an Oil and Gas background. For more information see below:

Position Overview
Lead the department Metering and Environmental Measurement Engineers. Provides metering technical expertise and operational support to the business, including onshore and offshore metering, within the production function.

• Lead Metering and Environmental Measurement Engineers
• Fiscal, allocation and environmental metering systems are installed, maintained and operated safely and efficiently to the standards required to satisfy all stakeholders in relation to commercial and regulatory compliance
• Timely and accurate support to metering and measurement operational requirements, as outlined in the business processes and procedures
• Daily data validation of all associated metering systems data handoffs to the associated allocation and reporting systems
• Scheduling and management of all primary metering elements certification to the required standards and stipulations

Key Duties

• Focal point for all Metering Engineers including Environmental Measurement Engineer
• Assisting in the management of the metering team:
o Ensure team absences within the team are covered to enable the function to provide continued levels of support required by the business. (Absence policy)
• Assist in competency management and development to the Measurement & Allocation Manager
• Maintenance management:
o Backlog
o Recommend improvements to current and future maintenance strategies
o Focal point and management of all CMMS changes
o Frequent Review of maintenance builds
o Assist in the review of maintenance capacity
• Organisation of metering maintenance management – FM2P system and propose improvement plans as required
• Ensure new starters are given all applicable applications, accesses and accounts necessary to fulfil their roles and responsibilities
• Administration and management of procurement tracking and control
• Manage and maintain audit tracker registers
• Accompany and assist regulators and third parties on all measurement related audits for all offshore and onshore requirements
• Review and comment on all audit reports prior to approval and final issue
• Ensure all category 1 & 2 audit actions are entered into the incident reporting system (Synergi) in line with corporate auditing criteria
• Responsible for various measurement and control elements for corporate auditing
• Overall ownership of the Mis-Measurement process, liaising with Hydrocarbon accounting team for submission into the allocation system and close out
• Maintain all metering registers including site dispensation, mismeasurement, audit tracker, site action asset equipment status and environmental status trackers
• Submit updates to existing metering manuals and procedures as required through the appropriate process
• Ensure all processes and procedures are reviewed ensuring compliance with all pipeline stipulations
• Provides day to day technical support to the business as required, including the Metering Engineers, environmental, offshore assets and production function
• Review of measurement systems for suitability including meter sizing, process reviews and equipment suitability
• Ensure operational readiness reviews are carried out as required
• Attend FAT’s/SAT’s for new and upgraded metering systems as required
• Ensure all measurement systems have up to date uncertainty calculations
• Review, create, modify and approve metering uncertainty reports
• Preparation and ownership of AFA’s for key metering scopes, including upgrades and modifications to metering systems
• Mobilisation of offshore metering personnel and third-party vendors in conjunction with the asset planning schedule
• Ensure the calibration and recertification of field and test equipment is managed according to the applicable standards and stipulations
• Ensure all analysis reports are processed, updated and implemented accordingly
• Ensure all metering work scopes for planned outages are prepared and co-ordinated, including spares, vendors, procurement and work packs

Professional Skills & Experience
• Good technical understanding of regulations, codes, standards, guidelines and good practice for the UKCS oil and gas industry, relevant to role
• Good understanding of hydrocarbon accounting and metering methods and procedures
• Commercial awareness and understanding of offshore oil & gas production, transportation and onshore processing systems
• Competency and an understanding of commercial and regulatory framework governing activities in the North Sea Oil and Gas upstream business
• Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office and database systems.
• Demonstrated proficiency with specialist metering supervisory and software applications such as FM2P, GCAS, TRuST, GEM.
• Willing to identify and propose change and continual improvement

Interpersonal Skills & Qualities
• Role model of Repsol Sinopec Resources UK values demonstrating personal leadership which supports the business objectives
• Unwavering ethical, safety, environmental and responsibility values
• Strong leadership and motivational skills with an ability to identify opportunities and lead change.
• Highly analytical. Numerate with good problem-solving skills
• Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills
• Excellent organisational skills, ability to work on own initiative
• Demonstrates flexibility/open-minded approach with ability to work in a high-pressure environment and meet tight deadlines
• Team Player with the ability to lead, motivate and enable change that drives continuous improvement and organisational efficiency