Production Support Engineer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

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  • Contact:

    Stephanie Dillon

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    16 September 2019

  • Client:


Working in a team of 5, the purpose of this role will be to place the returnee at the heart of a structured Surveillance Process, networking with a multidiscipline team focused on increased production within a high integrity and safe environment, testing their process knowledge, communication skills and optimisation skills.

The Production Support Engineer role delivers:

Optimised field production performance and technical integrity as the focal point for contact between field operations and onshore supporting functions.

A smooth interface between the Production Operations and other departments, particularly Petroleum Development Engineering. This coordination role will be particularly important in identifying, following up and assuring appropriate delivery of production opportunities to maintain or improve, product flow.

The collation and analysis of data. Achieved through the maintaining and validating, reporting and improving the quality of product flow data including deferments; injection and waste disposal streams; from the well bore through the integrated production system (IPS) to the custody transfer point of a company, asset or sub-asset.

To assist and improve the management of well integrity within UK. The position plays a key role in ensuring well integrity plans are in place, progress tracked and KPIs reported.

The successful Returner must have experience in Production Optimisation & Well Integrity Management. You will  have strong data modelling skills and the ability to manipulate data using excel. You will have strong communication skills, allowing you to pass on difficult messages when needed.  It is most likely the successful candidate will have worked as  Production Engineer, an Operations Technician, or a Production Technologist.

How to apply:

Submit your CV before 20th May 2019. Don’t worry about it being out of date. We’ll also ask you for a personal statement, or a covering letter attached to the front page of your CV. This helps us  better understand why you’ve taken a break from work, what motivates you, and where you see your career heading in future.

We’ll review all applications and contact our preferred candidates to arrange an initial interview with a recruiter. Next, there’s a second interview, probably in person with the line manager. We’re aiming to communicate the outcome to successful candidates during July.

To apply for any role in the programme you will need to have:

  • Taken a career break for at least 12 months (from the date of applications opening – 15 April 2019)
  • A keen interest in returning to work
  • Be able to undertake the role from September 2019 to March 2020
  • Demonstrate previous experience in a similar field with the required qualifications
  • Provide evidence of right to work in the United Kingdom
  • Work for the equivalent of 3 days per week or more