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12 Oct, 2011
12 Oct, 2011
Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies. Our headquarters are in The Hague, the Netherlands, and our Chief Executive Officer is Peter Voser. The parent company of the Shell group is Royal Dutch Shell plc, which is incorporated in England and Wales. The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited recruits
HELICOPTER LANDING SITES SUPERINTENDENT
JOB ID: F26075
LOCATION: Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Shell companies have been finding and producing oil and gas around the world for over a century. Today, we have interests in exploration and production ventures in more than 39 countries and employ approximately 19,000 staff (not including contractors).
This is a technically challenging work environment characterised by a continuing need for research, the pursuit of new technology, and the adoption of new ways of working. It demands people who will thrive in a culture that encourages and rewards innovation, collaboration and the ability to learn from success as well as failure.
Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is the pioneer and leader of the petroleum industry in Nigeria. It has the largest acreage in the country from which it produces some 43 per cent of the nation’s oil. The company’s operations are concentrated in the Niger Delta and adjoining shallowoffshore areas where it operates in an oil mining lease area of around 31,000 square kilometers.
SPDC is currently involved in a multi-million dollar oil and gas project in the Niger Delta region with the objective of increasing production to help meet the world’s growing demand for energy.
We’re currently looking to recruit a Helicopter Landing Sites Superintendent in our Port Harcourt Business.
Responsible for the Helicopter Landing Sites (HLS) in Shell Exploration and Production (SEPCiN) Companies in Nigeria, while ensuring that they are maintained, equipped and manned in accordance with Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority and Shell Group standards. The key tasks are:
– To be the focal point for operational safety and strive for continuous improvement to mitigate the risks attached to helicopter operations
– Ensure that all SEPCiN HLS are maintained to the required national and Shell Group standards
– Ensure the right manpower is available to support effective helicopter landings and take-offs at SEPCiN HLS
– Oversee the selection of Helicopter Landing Officers and Assistants and ensure required training and assessment is effected
– Organize initial and recurrent Rescue and Fire Fighting training for HLOs and HDAs.
– Conduct visits to every SEPCiN HLS at least once every 3 months to ensure that it is being maintained and operated to required standard
– Advise on new HLS locations and helipad construction
– Liaise with helicopter operator and advise on Swamp Rig positioning
– Ensure annual emergency drills are carried out at each HLS
– Hold and manage contracts for the procurement of HLS lighting and safety equipment
– Liaise with stakeholders to ensure funding and timely completion of major HLS repairs and upgrades as well as routine maintenance
– Supervise contractors’ HLS inspectors and co-ordinate HLS inspection schedules
– Collate HLS inspection reports and disseminate to SEPCiN managers, and drive timely close-out of non-conformances
– Lead investigations into all HLS/ HLO related incidents and manage the implementation of remedial actions
– Chair regular meetings with HLS owners and air operators to review HLS standards and incidents
The ideal candidate must have / have held a valid Airline Transport Licence (Helicopters) with a minimum of 10 years experience as commercial pilot
– Good understanding of current industry best practice and Nigerian National Aviation legislation
– Gained experience as a Flight Safety Officer or Helideck Inspector.
– Working knowledge of ICAO, NCAA and FAA/ JAA requirements relating to HLSs.
– Experience in helicopter operations at Niger Delta HLS is preferred
– Must be confident with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
– Must be proficient in the use of computers
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Saturday 29 October 2011
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