• Title
    Onshore Work Preparator
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Commissioning, Maintenance, Operations & Validation
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities




    Wood is currently recruiting for an Onshore Work Preparator with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry.



    Skills / Qualifications

    This position is based onshore and reports to the Brent Charlie TAR Lead.


    Responsible for quality work preparation of PM & CM orders in CMMS system with specific responsibility for those corrective WOs which relate to the 2018 TAR.


    Principal Responsibilities


    • Ensure all Maintenance activities, are prepared to allow a safe and environmentally responsible operation
    • Comply with all Shell and Wood HSE principles, policies, and procedures.
    • Responsible for the daily selection of both PM & Breakdown work orders for preparation following prioritisation guidelines (TAR related only).
    • Apply technical knowledge to determine equipment problems, failure modes and identifying appropriate solutions in order to develop work packs
    • Ensure work order look a heads are performed and reflected in schedules / Maintenance plans.
    • Work closely with the offshore supervision to optimise vendor / specialist activities ensuring no mobilisations take place where comprehensive work preparation is not complete and executable
    • When required attend Short and Long term IAP meetings
    • Responsible for running daily ready for execution checks & setting relevant work orders for scheduling.
    • Responsible for ensuring all constraints (incl materials) are managed in relation to rough scheduled dates and target finish dates.
    • Evaluate Work Pack feedback to improve future work preparation utilising the Z6 process
    • Responsible for determining planned man hours & updating estimate man hours fields
    • Responsible for maintaining a high standard of work preparation to allow the accurate measurement work load status
    • Perform quality checks on Breakdown, Repair & Folllow On Work Orders to ensure the scope has been full completed and the work order history is correctly closed out.
    • Support Shell Discipline Engineers / TA’s to define and prepare packaged equipment repairs.
    • Interface with TAR co-ordinators with regard to identifying pre/post-TAR activities and also TAR specific critical activities.
    • As required attends daily Work Order review and prioritisation meetings
    • Where required will comply with Management of Change Process (e-MOC) and liaise with Technical Authorities (TA2).


    • As required generate of weekly/monthly reports (KPI info \ efficiency data) Thorough understanding of key legislative and regulatory frameworks applicable to UKCS, including HSSE policies.
    • In depth knowledge of preventive and predictive maintenance practices and principles.
    • Skilled in assessing and prioritising work based on critical systems and equipment requirements, project commitments, age of work orders and resource availabilityA self-starter who is pro-active and displays a strong sense of initiative, drive and energy
    • Strong organisational skills with a particular eye for “attention to detail”
    • Proven ability to manage a diverse range of activities and relationships
    • Strong communication skills and proven ability to interface with internal and external clients at all levels.
    • Excellent team-working skills, inspiring trust and loyalty in others.
    • Proven ability to work as part of multi-disciplinary Operations and Maintenance team.
    • Experienced in Shell’s MIE and FSR processes
    • A detailed understanding of the maintenance workflow process.
    • Skilled in using SAP to prepare work packages and monitor materials availability.
    • Highly skilled in applying technical knowledge to determine equipment problems (including knowledge of RCA techniques and their applicability) and identifying appropriate solutions in order to develop work packs
    • Knowledge of Primavera project software and its use in developing network plans, including critical paths and resourcing advantageous
    • In depth awareness of Performance Standards & Safety Case requirements
    • HNC/D or above (Minimum requirement)

    Valid offshore medical & survival certification required.

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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