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  • Job reference: RMS0126811

Lead Civil & Structural Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Stockport
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/07/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (05/08/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client is a major global Oil and Gas EPC management company that can cover small Brownfield projects to major Greenfield projects.
They are a growth company who can serve as a Sole Supplier, Joint Venture or Subcontractor. With a proven track record of delivering large scale complex projects they are a progressive and attractive company.

The Role:
We are currently sourcing a Lead Civil & Structural Engineer to join our client's North West Office on a 9 Month Project Schedule for a FEED study.

As part of a long term alliance with a major Oil & Gas client based in Kuwait our client are undertaking major revamp and modification/upgrade projects to help modernize their client’s Main Gathering Centre located at Wafra, Kuwait with many sub-centres throughout the three main oil fields that require modifications and further expansion.

The candidate will be a Lead Civil & Structural Engineer with a proven track record in brownfield onshore oil and gas development projects to help support and grow a UK based project engineering design team that will execute FEED and detailed design projects as part of the overall modernisation project. We also handle innovative projects involving Concept/ FEED studies, EPC Detailed Design Projects and Process Safety and Risk management as part of the overall project scope of works.

Good communication and presentation skills are essential. Some travel to Kuwait may be required.

The individual will be able to perform all stages of project Civil & Structural engineering including being able to manage the project Civil, Structural, Architectural and HVAC engineering design team.

Core Responsibilities:

To undertake Civil & Structural engineering design work with full regard to Safety both in design detail and engineering design execution
To carry out design work in compliance with the national, state and client asset Codes & Standards.
To engineer all design work in line with the Process QA manual and client’s procedures.
To be innovative in design work with due regard to minimisation of cost whilst maintaining technical integrity
To undertake all work within the estimated man hour budget and within schedule
To keep all project documentation in a state of readiness for Audit purposes.
To work in an effective manner within a multidiscipline engineering team.
Specific Accountabilities:

To provide definition of the Civil & Structural engineering work in the Project, design approach or criteria by skill and experience as directed by the Chief Civil and Structural Engineer.
To clearly understand the Codes and Standards applicable to the work carried out and raise deviations where necessary
Estimate man hours for project and changes.
Responsible for maintaining work progress (budget, schedule) and raising change documentation where necessary.
Supervision of technical detail, budget and schedule of engineering design in Project.
Liaison with client, vendors and outside parties in a professional manner
Where requested to undertake technical focal point duties
To plan man hour budgets and schedules for all Projects within the focal point area of responsibility.
To manage all resources allocated to the focal point area of responsibility (both technically and by discipline specific project controls)
To liaise with the equivalent client focal point on technical and engineering matters on a regular basis
Quality Assurance – Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance system relevant to the Project.
Safety – Responsible for personal safety safe working practices for the Project. Understand and follow OH&S procedures.
General attributes required include: Zero Harm, Action Orientation, Building Effective Business Relationships, Commitment, Customer Focus, Dealing with Change, Drive for Results, Integrity and Trust, and Basic Leadership Skills.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree (or equivalent) in Civil or Structural Engineering - mandatory, Chartered Engineer – preferred. Extensive Experience in discipline.
Significant extensive experience in Oil & Gas brownfield FEED, EPC Design Projects. Note other heavy industrial experience such as Power, Petrochem or Nuclear may be acceptable in lieu, but some good quality Oil and Gas experience is required.
Proven track record engineering design.
Experience of projects in the Middle East.
Excellent technical communication and coordination skills.
Lead experience or capability of leading an engineering team of intermediate to senior professionals.
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