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Civil Engineering Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Qatar
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/06/2019
  • Duration: 24 months
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The Role:
Working Schedule Work hours per day: 8 hrs/day
Work Days per Week: 6 days/week
Work day per Month: 26 days/month
Work Location Qatar
Estimated Start Date 15-July-2019
Estimated End Date 14-June-2021
Contract Term in Months 24 Months


Job Purpose
* Responsible for all Project civil engineering deliverables pertaining to the onshore pipeline tie-in and the associated civil works in accordance with the Technical Requirement and Project Specifications.
* Lead pipeline onshore crossing design including assessment of different strategies (e.g. tunnelling vs. directional drilling) and evaluation of the impact on neighbouring infrastructure.
* Responsible to design pipeline onshore trench and provide technical input to onshore construction and execution plans.
* Support design and execution of pipeline shore pull activities.
* Lead design and specifications development for all civil works required for the beach valve station.
* Review and provide technical input to design and specifications development for all civil works required for the pig receiving station.
* Oversee survey Contractor in planning and executing all required geophysical and geotechnical onshore surveys.
* Ensure that his entire scope of work is completed in accordance with all applicable safety, environmental and quality standards.
* Ensure conformity and compliance of civil work design with RLIC requirements for onshore pipeline corridor and route approval.
* Act as NFE Project Discipline Authority to review and advise on Specification Deviation Request (SRD) and technical queries related to Civil Work engineering.

Key Job Accountabilities
* Oversee Contractor, review preliminary reports and drive alignment with QG SMEs for all civil engineering deliverables pertaining to the onshore pipeline tie-in and the associated civil works.
* Lead assessment of available pipeline crossing strategies, design of specific crossings and evaluation of the impact on the neighbouring structures. Provide recommendations to PMT to minimize impact and optimize constructability.
* Lead onshore pipeline trench design and provide technical expertise to the onshore construction and execution planning.
* Support development of deliverables associated to pipeline shore pull, including trench design, calculation of pull force and required anchoring and evaluation of pipeline anchor blocks.
* Oversee development of all civil engineering specifications associated to the onshore pipeline tie-in.
* Lead design and execution planning of all civil works required for the beach valve station. Review and provide input to civil works related to the pig receiving station.
* Oversee survey Contractor in planning and executing all required geophysical and geotechnical onshore surveys.
* Responsible for the Civil Work design compliance with the Project Specifications and Regulatory requirements.
* Responsible for the Civil Work design compliance with the RLIC requirements for the onshore pipeline corridor approval.
* Act as Project Civil Work authority to review and advice on Specification Deviation Request (SRD) and technical queries related to Civil Work engineering.
* Identify risks related to Civil Work and propose mitigation. Advise and inform Head of Pipeline Engineering.
* Review UPI ITT scope of work and provide necessary inputs for Civil Work.
* Champion initiatives to deliver on the project objectives; Safety, Quality, Cost and Schedule.
* Promotes inter-departmental communications and encourages teamwork. Establishes clear communication with the Contractor and other disciplines/departments.
* Participate in technical meetings as appropriate.
* Provide support in presentations and preparation of project reports as appropriate.
* Provide inputs to the weekly and monthly reports as directed by the PMT.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering. Advanced degree desirable.

Knowledge and/or Experience
* 20+ years of relevant experience as Civil Work engineer in oil and gas industry with emphasis on onshore pipeline projects.
* Significant and demonstrated experience in onshore pipeline design and execution including trench design and trenchless crossing methods such as tunnelling and Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD).
* Experience in pipeline shore pull design and execution.
* Significant experience in working with FEED/EPC Contractors and interfacing with specialized service suppliers (e.g. HDD).
* Demonstrated ability and sensitivity to work with people from a variety of cultural backgrounds.

Technical and Business Skills
* A high level of proficiency in written and spoken English
* Proficiency in MS Office, AutoCAD and other relevant applications such as structural and geotechnical simulation tools.
* Excellent communication / written skills and ability to work with d

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