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Engineering Manager - Projects

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Thailand
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/06/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (12/06/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
Engineering Manager

ROLE PURPOSE:
Leads, plans, directs and controls activities of a team of multidiscipline engineers involved in the provision of expert advice in all matters related to process, mechanical, instrumentation/control, civil, electrical engineering and Safety for projects implementation and facilities modifications. Directs related studies and conceptual design activities handled in-house or by consultants in conjunction with designated project team and other divisions. Manages all facets of design engineering for projects (Brownfield & Greenfield) of engineering contracts valued between $2MM - $15MM, from concept, FEED, detailed engineering through to construction, commissioning & start-up. Ensures safe and technically sound engineering are adhered to throughout each project phase to meet the company’s goals and targets. Act as technical authority and performs a functional advisor role for all aspects of design engineering works.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Description Key Performance Indicators
Engineering Management
• Responsibilities for all engineering activities relating to FEED and Detail Design, Fabrication, Procurement, Construction, Installation and Commissioning activities to ensure all are performed in accordance with the design intent.
• Provides expert technical advice on a wide variety of related engineering matters for all projects. Acts as a focal point, to provide advice either personally or in conjunction with subordinate engineers. Plans and controls engineering work programs for all projects.
• Directs and manages the preparation of feasibility studies and conceptual design, FEED and Detailed engineering by consultants for works that have a process, mechanical, instrument/control, civil and electrical content.
• Manages the provision of required engineering support to the projects in preparation of conceptual studies, FEED and
• % acceptance of inputs in concept development, FEED and Detailed Design for the formulation of the Engineering strategy.
• % of Third party Concept and FEED studies which are managed to meet company requirements.
• Engineered solutions meet company specifications and international codes.
• No of Risk Reviews such as HAZOPS, MHAs, What-Ifs etc. participated in.
Detailed Engineering packages including discussion of design concepts, standards and criteria to be used with the design consultant. Provides expert advice on packages prepared by consultants is consistent with approved standards and requirements.
• Directs setting of specifications and ensures designs are cost effective and compatible with Company requirements. Ensures adherence of design to professional standards, company’s codes of practice and HSSE requirements. Carries out technical evaluations of consultants/contractors/vendors bids and recommends successful bidder.
• Participates in the Strategic Management Forum setting KPIs and targets. Formulates engineering section objectives and targets for section personnel on an annual basis.
• Leads/Participates and contributes towards HAZOP Reviews, Project Safety Reviews, Technical Audits and Value Engineering during various phases of Projects.
• Takes Heath, Safety and Environment lead in ensuring “safe systems of work” and “safe conditions” are in place with area of responsibility.
• Demonstrates visible commitment to HSSE by periodically leading/taking part in risk assessments, audits, HSSE meetings, emergency drills, etc.
• Ensures that the appropriate level of Safety in Design is incorporated into the engineering design packages for all Brownfield & Greenfield projects.
Project Policies, Procedures and Systems
• Draft and Review the Engineering related policies, processes, procedures and systems to ensure contractors incorporate the same into their bid documents
• Verify and check that all contractors implement the Engineering processes, procedures and systems as included in the approved project proposal
• Recommend improvements to departmental engineering procedures and implement instructions and controls covering a specific area of activity so that al relevant procedural/legislative requirements are fulfilled.
• Acts as a resource on all engineering activities for projects, providing coaching / mentoring to supervisory staff and champions issue resolution; internal and external involving contract, safety, quality control, schedule and performance.
• Compliance with engineering policies, procedures and legislative requirements.
• Effective communications of procedures and instructions
• Implementation of policies, procedures and legislative compliance
Budget and Plans (for specific individual projects)
• Assist in the Preparation of components of the engineering budget related to individual projects to facilitate the preparation and presentation of the complete Budget for approval.
• Monitor the financial performance of the various engineering budget of projects so that areas of cost overruns/unsatisfactory performance are identified and rectified promptly and potential performance improvement opportunities are capitalised upon.
• Engineering budgets and plans are prepared timely and accurately in line with the annual budget parameters and timescales
• Financial variance versus budget
Invitation to Bid
• Ensure that Engineering Scopes of Work submitted with Request for Proposals (RFPs) are technically correct and complete and issued to contractors in a timely manner according to the project schedule.
• Engineering workscopes for RFP’s are prepared and are technically correct and complete in line with company standards.
Construction / Pre-commissioning / Commissioning and Start-up
• Renders required assistance during projects construction and commissioning phase/start-up. Review and approves technical documents.
• Oversee the development of the pre-commissioning dossier and start-up operating procedures to facilitate the handover to production and all problems and issues are addressed in the new system.
• Project objectives are met in a timely manner
FRAMEWORKS, BOUNDARIES, & DECISION MAKING AUTHORITY:
• Supporting Projects Engineering Scopes within time schedules and project budgets.
Decision Making:
• The job holder works within company policies, procedures, infrastructure systems, standards and specifications.
• The job holder takes decisions within delegated authorities.
COMMUNICATIONS & WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:
Internal: VP Projects and Engineering, communicates to Project Manager, Project Team and other departments such as Development, Production, Finance, HSSE and Drilling.
External: DMF, , Design Consultants, Vendors/Suppliers and other 3rd party service providers.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
Qualifications
A relevant degree in Engineering is required. Professional Membership of a recognised Engineering institution is highly preferable.
Experience
15+ years of engineering experience in the Oil and Gas industry.
Skills
General and project management skills, technical skills, good communication skills, analytical skills, good interpersonal skills.
8. COMPETENCIES:
Flexibility
Concern for Quality
Attention to Detail
Proactive and positive attitude
Service orientated to provide tailored solutions
Cost consciousness
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