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  • Job reference: RMS0115780

E&I Construction Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Gabon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/09/2012
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The Role:
Gabon based on 28/28 rotation.

The Electrical & Instrumentation (E&I) Construction Engineer will be responsible for managing the E&I construction scope executed by the mechanical construction contractor for the P&T onplot scope, covering both the site construction as well as off-site testing.

• Provide Electrical and/or Instrumentation Engineering discipline expertise and advice during construction and commissioning phases of the project. Provide constructability advice to the engineering team.
• Manage the electrical and instrumentation construction interfaces with off-plot scope delivered by the company (i.e. production manifolds, well site instrumentation tie-ins) through detailed design, construction and commissioning.
• Agree Simops plan with Operations and ensure that the construction contractor plans his work accordingly.
• Ensure that the construction deliverables meet the necessary requirements for handing over to Operations, including documentation, in cooperation with the Commissioning & Start-up Lead.
• Ensure that the electrical and instrumentation design and construction interfaces and coordination are managed efficiently, managing a swift resolution for any technical queries at site. Liaise with Engineering (Design Lead in Company P&T Design Office, Aberdeen) for agreed inspections and verifications by Discipline Engineering and resolution of technical Queries during construction.
• Provide leadership in HSSE toward Contractor’s Management and all people on site to ensure zero injuries on our projects. Ensure that HSSE systems are applied during Fabrication and Construction activities.
• Liaise with Logistics for to ensure timely supply of equipment and materials to site. Ensure materials/equipment usage and reconciliation during and after project execution.
• Ensure that Company P&T’s project management and quality standards are applied by the Contractor and verified by the site team.
• Assist the Construction Manager to ensure that cost and schedule controls are in place in the E&I Construction Contract and perform review and approval of baselines, progress updates and management of change.
• Assist the Construction Manager to manage and communicate the construction performance by the contractor.
• Verify compliance with the requirements of local authorities and regulations during construction activities.
• Build strong relationships with the contractor management teams and construction teams on site.
• Support the commissioning and start up (CSU) and will give advice about the most efficient way to hand over the project to the asset, in order to start production early.
• Understanding and knowledge of the French language would be an advantage.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The job holder must have:
• Engineering university degree, BSc or MSc.
• Minimum of 5 years experience in E&I construction for projects in the oil and gas industry.
• Minimum of 3 years experience in electrical or instrumentation design for projects in the oil and gas industry.
The job holder must have the following skills and competencies:
• Demonstrable ability to manage and deliver E&I construction responsibilities.
• Experience in dealing with construction contractors.
• Competent in electrical and/or instrumentation engineering discipline.
• Team player skills: Communicate effectively and with respect and integrity. Value diversity, play on strengths of others and self.
• Full command of English language.
• Relationship and team-building skills, that enables you to work well in a multi-cultural team environment.
• Personally resilient, flexible, self-confident, and assertive, especially in dealing with contractors during construction at a remote location.
• Africa
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