8 more Guyanese hired to work on subsea production systems
TechnipFMC, ExxonMobil Guyana’s prime contractor for the engineering, manufacturing and delivery of the subsea production systems for the Liza Phase 1 project, has employed its third class of local Guyanese engineers.
A statement from ExxonMobil Wednesday noted that these new hires add to the multiple classes of Guyanese hired and trained since beginning work on the Liza Phase 1 Project.
It was noted that TechnipFMC has hired a total amount of 27 Guyanese employees.
“All new employees complete a 12 to 18-month apprentice program before transitioning into operational teams that support ExxonMobil Guyana project related activities offshore Guyana,” the statement explained.
According to ExxonMobil, eight employees are in training at TechnipFMC’s Brazil office in Rio de Janeiro and a new eight will begin their journey mid-February 2019 to become Technical Service Providers (TSP) – laying the foundation for TechnipFMC in Guyana and becoming future leaders in their country.
“TechnipFMC’s training, development and competency programs are a proven methodology to accelerate the development of technical personnel. They work in line with our own culture of safety and our commitment to operational excellence; ensuring that each employee works with a strong focus on safety”, said Rod Henson, Country Manager, ExxonMobil Guyana was quoted as saying in the statement.
“It is wonderful to see that we have two women in the upcoming training program. You serve as role models for others who may not have considered this a career path for females. At ExxonMobil, and I am sure I can say at TechnipFMC, we encourage all who have the interest and the capability to work towards making it a reality,” Henson is further quoted as saying.