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E&I Engineer - (Trinidadian Residents)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Trinidad and Tobago
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/12/2013
  • Time left:
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    (07/01/14)
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The Role:
Nationality: Trinidadian
Job Summary: The purpose of this position is to have a dedicated E&I engineer to support the asset integrity upgrade project work for ECMA, NCMA and CB

Organisational Structure: The E&I Engineer will report to the Engineering Manager.
Primary responsibility will be to provide technical guidance to the project teams in all matters relating to electrical and instrumentation engineering and serve in a discipline engineering role supervising the E&I output of the engineering contractors working in the various projects of this group.

Key Accountabilities: The core accountabilities are primarily the technical competence of the E&I engineering. This includes accountability for the technical review of engineering plans and procedures relating to E&I.
• Assist the Engineering Manager in the development of the design basis.
• Ensure that project standards and functional specifications for electrical equipment and instrumentation are suitable. Where exceptions and/or deviations from the client’s Corporate Standards are proposed, subject these to formal dispensation per BGA-ENG-GEN-OS-0004.
• Demonstrate visible leadership and commitment to excellent HSSE performance in support of the Project Manager’s accountabilities,
• Support the review of concession requests relating to electrical equipment and instrumentation elements.
• Undertake a review of previous lessons learned, and the incorporation of relevant lessons learned into the design.
• Establish the requirements for design deliverables relating to electrical equipment and instrumentation.
• Review design deliverables and follow up on comments to ensure they are suitably incorporated.
• Participate in HAZIDs and HAZOPs and other HSSE-related reviews.
• Contribute to project risk workshops and follow up on engineering-related actions relating to risk response action plans.
• Monitor progress of the development of electrical equipment and instrumentation design deliverables and propose corrective actions in the event of potential schedule overrun (where necessary, in consultation with the Engineering Manager).
• Undertake inspections of equipment at various stages of its manufacture, as required.
• Prepare technical and progress reports to support flow of key information to management to assist in decision making.

• Establish the process for applying criticality ratings to procured items (relative to the degree of inspection required).
• Contribute to the management of change process in terms of engineering reviews and potential changes and variation order proposals relating to electrical equipment and instrumentation.
• Assist with the process for design verification by a third party.
• Participate in peer assists, peer reviews, value improving process workshops and the end-of-stage TAS review as required.
• Participate in the procurement process (e.g. ITT requisition packages) through the evaluation of technical submissions.
• Co-operate with the Operations Representative in the development of the Operations Assurance Plan that describes the operational activities, assurance requirements and deliverables, including plans for readiness for handover and commissioning and approve same.
• Assist with the development of operating manuals and ensure that the manuals relating to electrical equipment and instrumentation are produced in a quality and timely manner.

Authority/ Influence over Resources: The responsibility of this position will be to advise the engineering manager of the status of E&I issues, recommend corrective actions and insure the corrective actions are properly executed.

Authority for Change: Authority to change technical issues relating to E&I.

Internal/ External Interaction: The primary internal interface will be with the engineering manager and with the project engineers. Externally, the primary interface will be the engineering manager and discipline engineers of the engineering contractors.

Time Horizon: The period will be for the duration of the AI upgrade project which is approximately 3 years.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience Needed: Professional engineer with a minimum of a Bachelors degree.

• Minimum of 8 years experience working on offshore and land based Oil and Gas E&I projects.

• Preferably an associate or full member of a professional body such as Institute of Electrical Engineers and show evidence of ongoing professional development.

• Experience working on brownfield construction and commissioning scopes on offshore projects.

• Familiar with IEC standards and implementation on engineering design.



• Critical experience in overseeing electrical and instrumentation engineering including control system upgrade projects.

• ABB 800xa control system experience is highly preferred.

• Experience with interfacing between drilling operations, production operations and projects.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Knowledge, Languages, Skills and Attributes: Self starting, motivated, ability to manage complex interfaces, ability to work within several teams.
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