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Construction Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/06/2011
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Job Title: Construction Engineer
Job Location: Houston
Rate/Salary: Negotiable
Benefits: provided
Duration: Long Term
Residency: USA

The Company:
A Major international oil and gas operator seeks a construction engineer to join their team based in Houston. The role will involve extensive foreign travel.

The Role:
• Monitor the ship yard fabrication completion of the vessel
• Prepare client portion of vessel seatrials documents and other preparation activities
• Attend all Vessel seatrials • Prepare lessons-learned documents
• Reports to the New-Build Vessel Fabrication Team Site Lead.

• Monitor completion progress and track vessel delivery date
• Determine metrics to measure vessel completion progress
• Interface with contractor shipyard team to obtain updates, work to be performed and identify issues which may cause delivery delays
• Lead in the preparation of documents and other activities for the client portion of the vessel seatrials, both in Singapore and in the Gulf of Mexico
• Interface with contractors home office vessel completion team
• Provide bi-weekly progress reports • Identify potential delays and other concerns and notify Construction Management Team

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
College degree required, preferred in engineering
• Minimum 5 years experience as pipeline installation engineer, with offshore vessel experience
• Experience in the planning, analysis, preparation, and execution of deepwater pipelines installed by the S-lay method
• Willing to crawl over vessel and get dirty
• Ability to work with minimal home office supervision
• Experience with vessel pipelay equipment and the operations of a dp pipelay vessel
• Experience with scheduling programs, word processing programs • Technical writing skills and good presentation skills a plus
• Based in Houston, but with extensive foreign travel
• Must be a team player with the client construction team and Contractor’s team
• Must have safety as a priority

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Katy Cross at Fircroft on +1 713 235 8100
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