Facilities Engineering Supervisor H/FPU Job Listing at BHP Billiton in Houston, TX (Job ID bhpbilliton-755631)
Energy, Metals & Mining
Facilities Engineering Supervisor H/FPU
Business / Project:
Full Time Regular (USA)
US - Texas - Houston
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Facilities Engineering Supervisor for the Haynesville/Fayettelville Production Unit.
The Facilities Engineering Supervisor is accountable for maintaining safe and efficient process, mechanical, and structural systems for hydrocarbon production as well as maintaining the overall integrity of the production systems in the Haynesville/Fayetteville Production Unit. This role is accountable for identifying and resolving issues related to process, mechanical, and structural systems; proposing and implementing enhancements to those systems for the purpose of optimizing production; and identifying and implementing changes to those systems resulting from changes in operating conditions or functionality. The Facilities Engineering Supervisor is also accountable for ensuring the thorough and timely completion of all integrity assurance tasks related to process, mechanical, and structural systems.
The Facilities Engineering Supervisor is accountable for embedding the HSEC management system and its derivative processes (e.g., Management of Change, System Custodian) within the Facilities Engineering team. This includes actively ensuring appropriate processes are in place and rigorously practiced, and that HSEC concerns are properly addressed in all activities undertaken by the team (e.g., operations surveillance, facility modification design, etc.). The Facilities Engineering Supervisor must also demonstrate personal HSEC leadership via, as a minimum, site audits and active participation in HSE-related processes and initiatives.
The Facilities Engineering Supervisor is responsible for leading his/her team in a manner consistent with the BHPB Leadership Model. This includes leading by example with respect to accountability, action orientation, collaboration and credibility as well as the other attributes described in the leadership model.
The Facilities Engineering Supervisor is responsible for the career development of his/her direct reports. This includes the development of technical depth and breadth, as well as the development of competencies consistent with the BHP technical ladder and attributes consistent with the BHPB Leadership Model.
The Facilities Engineering Supervisor's key deliverables include the following:
Safe and efficient day-to-day operability of Haynesville / Fayetteville PU production facilities, specifically as measured against local KPIs
An appropriately-sized and technically excellent Facilities Engineering team
Clearly defined and communicated work plans for the Facilities Engineering team
Accurate, high-quality technical analysis and documentation from the Facilities Engineering team
Auditable evidence that HSEC and integrity management processes are rigorously and well-practiced
The development of direct reports' technical skills, leadership attributes, and personal competencies
Technical guidance and judgement both to the Surface Engineering Manager and the Haynesville / Fayetteville PU Surface Engineering discipline engineers
Management of facilities engineering support contractors as required
As required, provide appropriate input to brownfield development teams to ensure fit for purpose and operable project designs
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Core Roles & Responsibilities
Ensure the appropriate number and caliber of technical resources are on the Facilities Engineering team and that the resources are properly allocated
Ensure the quality of the technical work done by the Facilities Engineering team
Ensure that the activities of the Facilities Engineering team are planned and monitored; and aligned with the Systems Engineering team and the Operations team in order to safely create maximum value for the asset
Ensure that processes derived from the HSE Management System are understood, implemented, and rigorously practiced in the Facilities Engineering team.
Prioritize the activities of direct reports as required
Perform all supervisory and administrative requirements, including performance appraisals, expense and leave approvals, etc.
Mentor direct reports as required
Develop the technical depth and breadth of individuals in the Facilities Engineering team, through classroom or, preferably, on-the-job training
Develop competencies in direct reports consistent with the technical ladder and attributes consistent with the BHPB Leadership model.
Provide engineering guidance and professional judgment in support of operations, maintenance and reliability projects
Maintain a working knowledge of relevant international technical standards, codes and recommended practices, interpretations and analogues to assist in the operation and development of Haynesville / Fayetteville PU assets.
General Roles & Responsibilities
Participate as a rotating member of the Haynesville / Fayetteville PU Incident Management Team (IMT)
Work with other Haynesville / Fayetteville PU leadership to produce budgets, shutdown plans, etc.
Work with other Haynesville / Fayetteville PU leadership to assess and communicate performance locally and to senior management.
Develop and maintain internal and external local and global networks and working relationships with key peers and colleagues for the purposes of information gathering and sharing
Travel Requirements: Louisiana and Arkansas as required (potential for short notice pending operational requirements)
HPU Surface Engineering Team
HPU Operations Team
HPU Subsurface Engineering Team
HPU Production Engineering Team
HPU Drilling Team
BHPB Global Facilities Engineering community
Facilities Engineering Supervisors at other BHPB Production Units
Third Party Contractors
Direct Reports (Positions):
Discipline Facility Engineers
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
The role requires a thorough and broad knowledge of process and mechanical systems associated with upstream and midstream facilities. Knowledge of integrity is also required. A proven ability to apply the attributes defined in the BHPB Leadership Model is essential, as well as an ability to identify, plan, and monitor work activities. The Facilities Engineering Supervisor will have a broad technical knowledge in the following areas as a minimum:
Process Engineering evaluation methods and techniques as they relate to upstream hydrocarbon processing
Static Equipment (Vessels, Tanks, Piping, etc.)
Rotating Equipment (Pumps, Compressors, Turbines, etc.)
General integrity knowledge
In addition, the Facilities Engineering Supervisor will have a general understanding of:
Safety Systems (e.g., fire protection systems)
Working knowledge of production operations including gas/liquid separation and compression systems.
Working knowledge of onshore drilling and completion operations.
Bachelor degree in relevant engineering discipline
Minimum 15 years of related engineering experience in the upstream petroleum industry
Demonstrated knowledge of and personal application of HSEC Management System
Demonstrated ability to identify, plan, and monitor work activities
Demonstrated ability in interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated expertise in problem solving skills
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8 Feb 2013 Central Standard Time
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