Aker Solutions

September 2018 - April 2020

Senior Software Engineer - Subsea Lifecycle Services

My duties include:
  • Support and maintenance of topsides Master Control Station software for UK offshore install base.
  • Implementation of additional well-set service packs
  • Operations support of current install base.
  • Augment project team with technical expertise as required.

Total E&P Angola

January 2015 – January 2017

Subsea Base Supervisor

Responsible for site management of all subsea control system equipment on behalf of Total Angola at Aker Solutions facility in Dyce.
My duties included:
  • Monitor, report and expedite the progress, schedule and delivery of new build & rework controls equipment.
  • Witness SRT/FAT’s on SCM’s/MCM’s, SEM’s, RPC’s, DIU’s, SCMMB’s, SCM Test Stands and associated subsea controls equipment.
  • Visit vendors to witness FAT’s and carry out final inspections on various items varying from electrical jumpers to wellhead equipment.
  • Liaise with engineering on any issues encountered during build/test of any subsea equipment contractor is supplying.
  • Review test procedures and discuss with engineering any issues and have them resolved.
  • Liaise with contractor quality department for any issues that require attention.
  • Monitoring of contractor and suppliers performance and any proposed modification, improvement, corrective actions deemed necessary. Close monitoring of any NCR’s issued up to satisfactory closure.
  • Prepare and issue a weekly report on all quality surveillance activities.
  • Review MRB’s and sign off of documentation.
  • Participate in weekly and bi-weekly progress meetings.

Statoil AS

January 2012 – November 2014

Site representative/Subsea Controls Consultant

Responsible for site management of all subsea control system projects currently being executed for Statoil at Aker Solutions facility in Dyce.
My duties included:
  • Review of project documentation
  • Management of site project execution teams
  • Final inspection/mechanical completion
  • General site witness activities
  • Country wide witness for any 3rd party vendor tests
  • Document reviews (primarily FAT/FIT/EFAT documentation)
  • Project technical support
  • Point of contact for general Technical Requirement (TR) queries from contractor
  • Communication point of contact for Vendor and Company
  • Provide Input to concept/FEED/FDS etc