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Senior Flow Assurance Engineer

  • Job reference: EN-002769
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
Senior Flow Assurance Engineer

If you are an enthusiastic and driven Senior Flow Assurance Engineer, and thrive on working on some of the most exciting and varied projects in the Oil and Gas sector, then this could be the role for you.

The Role

Joining our Oil & Gas Engineering & Consulting business in Aberdeen, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, including front end design, consultancy studies, integrity management of subsea infrastructure, and decommissioning. This opportunity is to provide value adding, specialist, engineering support across our entire range of clients as a part of our highly experienced Flow Assurance team.

Working with key North Sea clients, you’ll be delivering various consultancy support services for all types of oil and gas production facilities. In response to client requirements, you’ll be responsible for the development and updating of client documentation, completion and close-out of bespoke engineering studies, completion of analysis and calculation to support resolution of engineering problems, and providing insight and support into all flow assurance.

You will be successfully contributing to the delivery of consultancy studies, conceptual and front-end engineering designs, operational support, and decommissioning studies for oil and gas pipeline systems. This includes working with others to identify and develop new technical methodologies as well as communicating and maintaining client relationships, with a view to winning more work and contributing to successful proposals and tenders as applicable.

You will be able to manage your own cost and time targets to deliver efficient, high quality engineering and preparation of associated clear, concise, high quality reports. You will be working in a team of engineers to execute projects, and with pool resources from other teams and external contractors, where appropriate and will have the opportunity to develop your capabilities in line with the requirements of the Atkins career paths.


The Person

Building and developing relationships is a key part of this role. In addition to building relationships with our clients, you will be able to work with other teams to develop cross-discipline capabilities, and have a co-operative and helpful attitude to colleagues and clients. You will have the potential and desire to progress to Principal Engineer status and beyond. In addition to having the ability to cope rapidly with challenging problems, and bringing a flexible approach to adapt to individual situations, other key requirements include:

• Proven success in delivering engineering projects against external and internal time, cost and quality objectives. Experience of applying appropriate quality assurance and reporting.
• Experience of concept / feasibility and FEED studies.
• A thorough understanding of the fundamentals of multiphase fluid behaviour, thermodynamics and heat transfer.
• Hands-on steady state and transient thermal-hydraulic modelling using OLGA, PIPESIM or similar software.
• Hands-on fluid characterization using MULTIFLASH or PVTSIM.
• Degree with honours (or equivalent) in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering. Science degree with specialisation in fluid dynamics is also acceptable.
• Chartered status with an appropriate professional engineering institution.
• Self-motivated, positive, enthusiastic, reliable, consistent and mature approach to work – appropriate to delivering growth in the face of challenging market conditions. 
• Willingness to develop a wide range of skills and flexibility to work on a variety of projects.

Additional Information and Benefits

• Flexible working options may be considered for this vacancy.
• Please refer to our website for full details of our benefits package, which includes the opportunity to purchase up to 15 days additional annual leave per year on top of our standard 25 days paid annual leave. 
• Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. We encourage participation in all forms of training and have an active programme of in-house and well as external training for all of our engineers. Developing your capability is key to our success, and that is why we place such an importance on it. 

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV,  details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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