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Snr Metering Engineer at Petrofac

Snr Metering Engineer

Petrofac Aberdeen, Aberdeen City Full-Time

Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the energy industry, with a diverse client portfolio including many of the world’s leading energy companies.

We design, build, manage and maintain infrastructure for our clients. We recruit, reward, and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. We value our people and treat everyone who works for or with Petrofac fairly and without discrimination.

The world is re-thinking its energy supply and energy security needs; planning for a phased transition to alternative energy sources. We are here to help our clients meet these evolving energy needs.

This is an exciting time to join us on this journey.  

We support flexible working requests and have adopted a hybrid approach for most of our office-based roles. We ask employees to be present in the office at least three days per week.

Are you ready to bring the right energy to Petrofac and help us deliver a better future for everyone?



  • Take personal responsibility for safety and adhere to Petrofac’s compliance and safety policies and training.
  • Ensure Petrofac Values are applied and adhered to in day-to-day activities.
  • Ensuring the compliance and continual operation of all fiscal, allocation and environmental measurement, sampling and analysis systems with legal and/or contractual implications
  • Performing data validation on reported and process data daily, to minimize erroneous or incorrect reporting/measurement.
  • Development and implementation of maintenance schedules whilst actively working with asset personnel to ensure the efficient and progressive execution of all work.
  • Review and co-ordinate metering spares and materials with primary aim of rationalisation and optimisation.
  • The co-ordination and management for the return of all certified and applicable test equipment used in any capacity by the Offshore Measurement Technicians.
  • Management of onshore re-certification for Primary and Secondary equipment as per agreed recertification schedules. I.e. Densitometers, Orifice Plates, Coriolis Meters.
  • Witnessing fiscal metering calibrations as requested by the client, offshore, at certified calibration facilities or by means of remote witnessing facilities.
  • Perform routine maintenance as per agreed schedule ensuring regulatory and allocation compliance.
  • Mobilising offshore as required to accompany third party vendors as required by the client to ensure company interests are protected.
  • Organising and planning of all third party vendor visits in alignment with the clients planning processes i.e. Audits, Prover Calibrations, Service Engineers
  • Providing effective recommendations for the progression of audit point closures.
  • Providing recommendation for the improvement to maintenance routines, schedules and procedures for increased operational execution.  Best practices to be reviewed and applied.
  • Follow and execute minor projects via the Management of Change (MOC) process.
  • Technical review/comment of project documentation in relation to new or upgraded measurement, sampling or analytical systems.
  • Attendance of FAT/SAT for new or upgraded measurement systems.
  • Primary point of contact for creating/ raising pipeline dispensations and deviations to regulatory authority.
  • Provide guidance on relevant measurement standards and codes and practises suggesting improvements necessary to maintain the highest integrity of the metering capability.
  • Maintaining all client documentation and maintenance records, calibration certificates etc.
  • Foster and develop a continuous improvement led mentality within the team.
  • Manage the metering work orders in the Maintenance Management System (SAP) ensuring backlog, order closure and preparation is relevant and up to date.
  • Review all asset-metering alarms and log reoccurring issues for operational improvements.
  • Design calculations, flowrate computations and flowrate uncertainty budgets.


  • A proven record of accomplishment of working on liquid and gas flow measurement systems and a good working knowledge of their principles of operation.
  • Good working knowledge and experience on offshore environment’s and the operation of Fiscal, Allocation and Environmental metering systems.
  • Capable of preparing recertification, operating and maintenance procedures and supervising their implementation.
  • Able to monitor and control meter system performance and make technically sound recommendations to offshore and onshore personnel.
  • Capable of reviewing and understanding process data in the evaluation of mismeasurements and providing sound justification when not required.
  • Able to prepare flow, sampling and allocation philosophies.
  • Working with allocation systems as well as the development and review of hydrocarbon accounting methods.
  • Able to monitor and control meter system performance and make technically sound recommendations to offshore and onshore personnel.
  • Good working knowledge of relevant flow measurement standards, regulatory guidelines and industry codes of practice (IP, API, AGA, HM, BS and ISO standards).
  • Experience of making representations at external forums, liaising with third parties on behalf of customers.
  • Maintain close customer relationship and communications.
  • Recognised as an Oil and Gas measurement practitioner.
  • Able to produce calculation spreadsheets and trackers for integration with client systems, which comply with manufacturer and international standards.
  • Technical assurance for statement of requirement’s, basis of design and functional design specifications.
  • Degree, HNC/HND or equivalent significant experience in measurement industry.
  • Experience in oil & gas flow measurement or a related industry.
  • Held the position of senior metering technician for a major north sea operator.
  • Able to work autonomously.
  • High level of numeracy and IT skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Team player with proven record of operating within a team environment to deliver operational excellence.
  • Offshore survival.
  • MIST.
  • OGUK Offshore Medical.
  • CompEx Units 01-04.
  • SBT01 or TBST01 & 02.
  • Offshore First Aid Certificate.
  • Full driving licence.
  • Chartered Engineer.
  • Experience with a major oil and gas operator.

Additional Information


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