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SW London/Surrey

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Role Description

We are now recruiting for an experienced Platform Preparation Specialist to work on Offshore Platform Decommissioning and Removal projects for our client, a leading offshore engineering contractor based in SW London.

This role will involve supporting existing projects and tendering teams on decommissioning and hook down scopes of work. Contribute in developing decommissioning capabilities and competences in an expanding division of the organisation.

Main duties will include: 

  • Assess decommissioning project scopes of work (EPRD) and develop methods for separation and deconstruction of modules and services.
  • Estimation of the work required to perform an agreed level of separation and disconnection for removal activities.
  • Produce proposals, detailed assessments and method statements
  • Review documentation related to decommissioning and hook-downs and ensure all relevant specifications, codes and standards are applied.
  • Advise on strategies for shutdown and de-energising of platform systems and deconstruction of facilities
  • Advise and assist in development of decommissioning and hook-down competences within the organisation
  • Conduct platform surveys and inspections offshore
  • Liaise with the various in house departments to enable the most efficient solution for a decommissioning (EPRD) project.

Skills required:

•Excellent command of English

•Well-developed people management skills 

•Analytical thinker

•Able to coach and develop others


•Result oriented

Experience required:

  • Candidates must have proven & recent experience in offshore production platform construction and maintenance activities, ideally with experience in hook down and preparation for removal and decommissioning. In depth knowledge of platform systems is essential.
  • Experience and understanding of identifying, quantifying and scheduling platform activities related to the above.
  • Experience in construction orientated safe systems of work for performance of the work as well as platform based systems.


  • BSc or MSc  in Marine, Civil or Mechanical Engineering is essential for this role. 

Job details:

Long term/ongoing contract role

Rate: Negotiable - please contact us for details

Location: SW London/Surrey area

Start date: ASAP


All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. 


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