Mechanical / Rotating Technical Authority

  • Negotiable
  • England North East Billingham
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas
ConocoPhillips is one of the world’s largest independent E&P companies based on production and proved reserves. The company has a relentless commitment to safety, a passion for innovation and an ability to adapt to a dynamic marketplace. The ConocoPhillips Norsea Terminal, located in Teesside at the mouth of the river Tees, is a crude oil reception, processing, storage, and trans-shipment installation. The terminal also fractionates natural gas liquids into ethane, propane, and butane.

The terminals success is built on its high performing workforce and can provide opportunities throughout your career to progress and continually develop. With ongoing production from Ekofisk and Eldfisk, other redeveloped fields and new exploration projects in the works, the future looks bright as we prepare for a lifetime to 2050. The Norsea Terminal is currently recruiting for a Technical Authority (either Mechanical or Rotating Equipment) - Staff Position, due to a retirement within the Team – expected start date June/July 2023.

Reporting to the Rotating & Mechanical Engineering Team Lead, as a degree level or chartered engineer, you will provide a high level of technical engineering support to the Teesside operations within your area of specialism, with accountability for the integrity and reliability of equipment and the safe execution and delivery of all maintenance/project activities.

• Monitor Preventative Maintenance Routines to ensure they are completed in a timely manner and any findings which require change is documented, reviewed at the appropriate level and resolved
• Manage and resolve equipment failures, preventative maintenance activities and improvement workloads
• Play a key role in the maintenance of the equipment maintenance backlog.
• Provide scope / guidance / technical support / input in projects / activities which involve mechanical or rotating equipment.
• Co-ordinate and manage specialist mechanical/rotating equipment vendors (scope of work, tender, bid analysis)
• Develop, maintain and optimise overhaul programmes and scope of work for rotating equipment and associated equipment
• Support Project Delivery Team in equipment overhauls to ensure they are completed in a timely manner and agreed budgets and schedules.
• Support the effectiveness and motivation of rotating team members through monitoring the progress of challenging objectives.
• Participate with site Defect Elimination Program and lead improvements within discipline
• As the site Rotating or Mechanical Equipment Technical Authority, responsible for maintaining relevant documentation to reflect current National/International and Corporate/Business Unit standards and develop fit for purpose Teesside standards
• Accountable for reviewing and approving relevant Department procedures
• Support the planning and execution of shutdowns and major outages/turnaround
• Degree in Mechanical Engineering
• Supervisor experience
• Extensive Operation & Maintenance experience in the oil & gas industry or other regulated industry
• Sound knowledge of mechanical engineering principles and proven ability to apply them to
real-world problems
• Demonstrate effective interpersonal, leadership skills and supervisory competence
• Knowledge of DSEAR and ATEX legislation
• Ability to use Microsoft packages and SAP
• Good reporting, communication and workload management
• Chartered Mechanical Engineer or working towards chartership
• Familiarity with CDM Regulations

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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