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Lead Project Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/10/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
The range and complexity of projects and modification to existing facilities necessitates a highly professional Lead Projects to ensure that projects and major modifications are executed in a cost-effective and controlled manner, meeting all statutory and Company standards. The Lead Projects is required to have a good understanding of asset integrity and major accident hazard management.

* Provides safety leadership to the Projects team for ongoing Projects and Modifications, ensures that everyone working for the Projects teams (staff & contractors) has adequate information to ensure Company HSE policies are adhered to.
* Ensures employees, contracted staff and contractor personnel are properly supervised and are aware of the relevant systems of work and procedures.
* Ensures safe working practices are carried out to minimise Lost Time Incidents, HIPOs and other reportable incidents.
* Ensure that the Project Statement of Requirements and Modification pre engineering dossier requirements are met and completed with the quality specified and within budget and time scale.
* Ensures a contract strategy and execution plan is in place for all Projects and Modifications.
* Manages the Interface between project / modification contractors and company Technical Authorities and/or discipline experts and/or Asset Management for efficient delivery of Project work.
* Seeks opportunities to minimise cost to company while maintaining safety.
* Ensures Project risks are identified, highlighted and managed.
* Ensures verification activities are managed with IVB.
* Ensures a smooth transition of Project or Modification delivery to Operations and close out is completed.
* Monitors Contractors achievements in accordance with contractual requirements and especially in area of safety and technical expertise to ensure all company standards are met.
* Ensures Project Leader, Project and Engineering Manager and asset management team are informed of ongoing projects status
* Supports preparation and management of budgets.
* Ensures that best practice and technical innovations are shared.
* Ensure all modifications adhere to Company RFM procedure (Assets and TS/PE).
* Ensure that projects and modifications are carried out in line with current regulations (DCR, PFEER, etc.) and Group rules.
* Accountable for ensuring compliance with all phases of the project process, including appropriate and complete closure of projects.
* Supports Project Services, who maintain an overview of project estimation and cost control systems in the supply chain.

* Degree in a recognised Engineering discipline and membership of relevant Professional Body (chartered engineer or equivalent).
* Offshore project management skills (technical, planning, cost control, contracts...).
* Recognised Project Management Qualification
* Good understanding of offshore operations and project management.
* Proven technical management experience.
* Good working knowledge of engineering disciplines, associated technical standards, processes and relevant legislation
* Ability to create positive relations with peers and stakeholders internally and externally
* Good supervisory, written and oral communication skills and the ability to present complex technical issues in a clear and concise manner

The Company:
Our Client is one of the world's largest Oil and Gas companies. Their operations cover the entire energy chain, including oil exploration and production to trading, shipping and refining and marketing of petroleum products, as well as chemicals. Our Client has operations in over 130 countries and has more than 95,000 employees worldwide.

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