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Shutdown Manager

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02 April 2012
30 April 2012
Karren Mounsey
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Job Title: - Shutdown Manager- Oil and Gas

Reference No: 7015BR

Job Type: Contract - Ongoing

Location: Kirkhill, Aberdeen

Salary and Benefits: Competitive package

Job hours: Full Time

Our client AMEC requires an experienced Shutdown Manager to manage, develop and support the shutdown process at both a Project and Corporate level in a safe, structured and cost effective manner and be accountable for the delivery of shutdown services / personnel across projects / company ensuring high standards are maintained and continuously improved.

Job Specification:

  • To ensure that all shutdown personnel at both Project and Corporate level are aware of / implement safe working practices / procedures and are provided with a safe working environment.
  • Deliver a high standard shutdown capability at both Project and Corporate levels, ensuring a consistent and efficient approach is implemented at all times.
  • Implementation of a continuous improvement philosophy across the shutdown function, delivering best practices at all times.
  • Management and support of all shutdown personnel.
  • Maintain and deliver the shutdown function within budget, and, where applicable, implement cost saving initiatives.
  • To study and assess the relevant drawings, specifications and instructions for his specific or functional area of responsibility.
  • To verify that the drawings and specifications provide adequate instructions for the work and advise the Project Construction Manager and/or Project Manager of any deficiencies or clarifications needed.
  • To review, in co-operation with the Project Construction Manager and/or Project Manager, and agree the overall site programme for his area of responsibility including Sub-contractors' programmes. To identify any problem areas in the programmes, discuss with the Project Construction Manager and/or Project Manager and agree a solution.
  • To ensure, before any variation work is carried out by a sub-contractor that an authorised instruction is given by the Project Construction Manager and/or Project Manager.
  • To assist in the authorising or refuting of any claims by the Sub-contractor of delays, waiting time or abortive work.
  • To ensure that all work is to the required standard and that all drawings, specifications, inspections and certifications are strictly adhered to.
  • To provide technical assistance to the Project Services Manager in the compilation of cost and progress reports.
  • To ensure that all Shutdown plans and programmes are produced and monitored in accordance with the requirements of the contract.
  • To constantly review progress and monitor programmes, updating the latter when necessary in conjunction with the Project Services Manager.

Primat Recruitment is a long-established, successful resourcing organisation and part of the AMEC Group. Primat has friendly, knowledgeable staff and the company specialises in a range of industry sectors across a wide client base. Primat Recruitment Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Applications will only be considered from people who are authorised to work in this location as a national of that country or region, or by holding a valid work permit.


AMEC is a focused supplier of consultancy, engineering and project management services to its customers in the world's oil and gas, minerals and metals, clean energy, environment and infrastructure markets. With annual revenues of around £3 billion,