Brunel Energy: SIMOPS Coordinator

Posted on :

25 Jan, 2011

Category :

Oil & Gas Jobs in Nigeria

Brunel Energy provides specialist personnel to the international oil & gas, petrochemical, power generation and construction industries. Our clients are predominantly major operating companies and international engineering or construction companies. Through a network of 35 offices in 5 continents (Europe, America, Asia, Africa and Australia) we currently second nearly 4,000 Technical Engineering Specialists to the largest multi-national Oil & Gas Companies and major EPC Contractors, through well established global supply agreements.


Our client is the fifth largest publicly-traded integrated international oil and gas company and a world-class chemicals manufacturer. The group operates in more than 130 countries and has 96, 950 employees.

Job description


1.To assist the OIM in identifying the activities which will be subject to a COMOPS or a SIMOPS organisation

2.To ensure that the Field Operations requirements are adequately reflected in the detailed dossiers of each of the COMOPS and SIMOPS prepared under the responsibility of the Packages

3.To prepare the SIMIOPS Dossiers in collaboration with other entities (Drilling, ECP)

4.To participate in the various Risk Assessments to support the COMOPS and SIMOPS activities and dossiers

5.To contribute to ensure strict adherence to all requirements expressed in the Group referential with particular focus Drilling and Production Simultaneous Operations as well as Construction and Production Simultaneous Operations, and the Project HSE standards and recommendations

6.Once validated by the OIM, to participate in the offshore coordination of the COMOPS and SIMOPS activities in:

7.Organising the offshore pre-job meetings with the relevant Packages representatives

8.Contributing to ensure that the COMOPS and SIMOPS requirements are implemented by all responsible parties (work permits, safety measures, timing, scheduling…)

9. Identifying any deviation or potential interaction and proposing remedial actions

10.To Coordinate and prepare the Shut Down dossier, scope, works and activities of the FPSO in close liaison with all site entities and Onshore support team.


Consistent and timely COMOPS and SIMOPS dossiers fully in line with the Group referential

Efficient and smooth coordination between the parties involved in the site S/D, COMOPS and SIMOPS activities

Follow-up of the development of the COMOPS and SIMOPS activities with a pro-active approach to avoid any deviation or conflict

Job requirements


Qualification: production engineer

Professional Experience): 15+ years relevant industry experience in a similar roles; having experience in commissioning and start-up activities offshore, demonstrable capacities in HSE management as well as some site management experience.

FPSO experience a must. Experience in Marine activities.

Foreign language: English – fluent level. French a plus. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

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