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  • Job reference: RMS0202231

Lead Structural Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/11/2018
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Key Accountabilities:
- Leads the structural engineering delivery and contractor oversight for the EPC Stage with specific focus on optimising the design.
- Review of Engineering Contractor scopes of work and man-hour estimates for specialist discipline activities as required
- Accountable for ensuring issues are managed, and that discipline scope is managed, ahead of formal project reviews such as PHSSERs.
- Assurance of EPMS Contractor key deliverables in terms of quality and compliance with BoD.
- Single point of contact in the organisation for weight management, seismic design assurance, etc.
- Assuring compliance with the relevant Project specifications and ETPs. Input to the Project Codes and Standards BOD.
- Oversight of performance of contractor against agreed scope, manpower and schedule for discipline scope.
- Own and drive completion of specific multi discipline areas, including ensuring input from other functions such as reservoir, subsurface, drilling etc as required.
- Input to key decisions (Structural and multi discipline), with ownership of all Structural related decisions.
- Discipline Interface management between contractors
- Owns the engineering content for discipline relevant Tier 2 and 3 decisions
- Ensures Structural TA is actively involved in the project and are consulted on technical issues
- Develop and coach Challenge graduates and other developing engineers

Essential Education
B.S. Degree in Structural Engineering or related Engineering discipline. Charter ship / PE status.

Essential Experience and Job Requirements
- Extensive experience of structural design and team leadership.
- Deep discipline expertise with good track record of multi discipline integration
- Experience working in a discipline leadership role, managing contractor performance.
- Experience of EPMS environment on major Projects.
- Good understanding of regulatory requirements.
- Must have strong general experience with structural design, design modelling tools, weight management, seismic and geotechnical interfaces, metocean engineering, relevant aspects of safety in design.
- Support and endorsement from relevant GPO TAs. Lead Engineer competency assessment completed or well advanced in closing gaps from a recent LDE assessment.
- Pragmatic decision maker, willing to challenge and ensure engineering value is delivered
- Track record of delivery and able to demonstrate effective project technical management and leadership skills.
- Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the project team, Contractors and GPO leadership
- Knowledge of all relevant oil and gas industry codes, standards and regulations associated with structural engineering.
- Knowledge of the GPO Engineering Guide, Brownfield Guide and toolkit, Project Management Guide, MPcp v5 and Personal Safety Practice
- Previous experience on greenfield projects and/or engineering in offshore operations is desirable.
- Experience in working in all stages of a Project is desirable
- Experience working under a range of Contracting models (reimbursable, lump sum, etc.) is desirable
- Actively engages and respects contributions of others.
- Willingly takes the lead when challenges occur.
- Be self-motivated with a willingness to learn from others and work with minimum direction.
- Anticipates future situations and plans to meet them.
- Site construction & commissioning experience is desirable

Travel required
Yes - 25%

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