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Development Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Azerbaijan
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/03/2017
  • Duration: 12 months+
  • Time left:
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    (05/04/17)
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The Company:
Our Client is a major Oil and Gas Company operating in the Caspian region

The Role:
Role Synopsis
The Development Engineer will be embedded in the Project Development Team and responsible for the delivery of all engineering aspects of a portfolio of brownfield projects from opportunity screening and pre-appraise to the end of Concept Definition Client standards and regulations.

Key Accountabilities:

- Works within the Concept Development Team to screen and prioritise project opportunities.
- Provides engineering support to generate the scope of work for screening studies and concept development engineering.
- Holds the engineering contractor to account for quality of engineering deliverables for the project to assure that the principle objectives of Safe Design and Quality Build are realized
- Ensures Client's requirements for Design Hazard Management, Process Safety, and Inherently Safer Design are incorporated into the facilities design.
- Provide engineering support to projects in Preparation for Concept Development, recognizing the fact that projects can be initiated and killed in short timeframes, work flexibly to ensure each project has an appropriate engineering plan for its phase and relative priority.
- Ensures that the Engineering requirements of the project Common Process are rigorously applied within the project development stages, to achieve best practical Front End Loading benchmarks.
- Consolidates engineering requirements from relevant functional areas of the Project (HSSE criteria, engineering, operations, etc.)
- Coordinates/develops the project Basis of Design, and support development of the Project Execution Plan and Statement of Requirements
- Provides input to any required technology adoption plan
- Ensure key engineering risks, particularly high consequence risks, are identified, ranked and have an appropriate risk management plan. These plans should be assessed not only against ETP conformance, but also against Engineering for Value guidelines.
- Drives the discussions and decisions regarding Engineering for Value, balancing business drivers with design alternatives
- Evaluate requests for deviations or exemptions to the established specifications and standards
-Facilitate hand-over between Concept Select and Optimize engineering contractors to ensure a smooth transition.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Process Engineering or equivalent discipline

- Preference for a minimum of 15 years of brownfield project experience with strong design engineering background
- Must have extensive experience with the front end of projects, including developing and evaluating technical alternatives to provide the best business value
- Must have experience with managing a portfolio of work, including prioritizing the diverse activities
- Must have a proven track record of delivering HSSE performance, both in personal and process safety aspects.
- Must have extensive experience with application of a staged-gate project management process
- Must have extensive experience implementing Owner/Operator engineering design standards
- Must have strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills
- Must have strong planning and organizing ability
- Must have good understanding of business drivers and the ability to align design philosophies
- Must have str

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Previous experience with Brownfield projects.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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