Jee Ltd has announced a number of key internal promotions to strengthen its capabilities and champion the delivery of projects.
The new structure, headed up by Jonathan McGregor, Head of engineering at Jee underpins Jee core services including Design, Integrity management, pigging and late life. The company has also appointed a Head of project management to increase business efficiency.
Commenting on the appointments, McGregor, Head of engineering said: “As Jee grows, we need to adapt the company structure to support future business needs, ensuring we are capitalising on future opportunities.
“The new structure and appointment of heads of service areas will not only support these opportunities but is vital in ensuring we are responding to our clients’ needs effectively and efficiently. I’m delighted to be heading up this new, highly skilled and ambitious team.”
With more than 20 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, Grant Adam has been promoted to Head of Integrity Management. Prior to joining Jee in 2013, Adams held a number of engineering and integrity management positions in the energy sector, including Principal Pipeline Engineer at Oceaneering. Adam also presents Jee’s ‘Advanced integrity management of deepwater pipelines and risers’ course focusing on route cause analysis and risk mitigation.
John French is stepping up to Head of Design, expanding his responsibilities from his previous role as Principal Engineer. As Head of Design, French will oversee all design projects from the feasibility stage to detailed design. He is also focused on developing innovative low-cost solutions.
Graham Wilson is moving to the role of Head of Late Life from his previous position as Head of the Pipeline Discipline team. Wilson is an experienced chartered Mechanical Engineer who has worked in the oil and gas industry since joining Jee as a Graduate Engineer in October 2004. As Head of Late Life, Mr Wilson is responsible for lifetime extension and decommissioning projects.
Paul Otway is taking on the role as Head of Pigging. Otway has extensive experience in subsea pipeline design and integrity projects for global operators, particularly in-line inspection (ILI) campaigns and offshore management. With niche skills in defining technical pigging campaigns, pig selection and design, Otway was announced as the winner in the young emerging talent category at the 2013 Subsea UK awards for his work.
In addition, Joe Gransden, has been promoted to Head of Project Management. Gransden is an experienced Lead Engineer who has worked on a variety of oil and gas projects since he joined Jee in 2008. Gransden remit is to focus on further service efficiency.