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Lead Construction Structural Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: South Korea
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/09/2012
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The Company:
Our client is a major Operator within the Oil and Gas Industry.

The Role:
PLEASE NOTE: This role will be based in London for an Induction period before then mobilising to Korea.

This role forms part of the Project Topsides Delivery Team, a small multidisciplinary construction delivery team. Role begins by interfacing with design/engineering from the client and contractors in final stages of design completion, followed by transition to site based construction. Topsides sailaway is scheduled for March 2012.

The role is responsible for the management of structural scope from input into design through mechanical completion (MC) to loadout activities. Extensive interaction with multiple stakeholders and team members internally and externally. Leads small team of 1 to 2 structural field engineers.

Reporting Relationships

Reports to the Construction Manager in London, Module Construction Leads in Korea.

• Manage the interface with HHI (Korean engineering/fabrication contractor) in the design office with the design contractors.
• Manage the interface with HHI’s engineering sub-contractor, HHI construction and the client engineering.
• Monitor and review design deliverables for quality and content.
• Provide visibility on late or incomplete design deliverables.
• Ensure design deliverables meet Owner's requirements.
• Ensure HHI adhere to project specifications and the client Engineering Technical Practices (ETP).
• Review HHI engineering deliverables, shop drawings, procedures etc. including supporting integrity checks by the client's engineering.
• Provide construction expertise to HHI to ensure realistic, comprehensive and constructible fabrication methodology and schedule.
• Provide input into HHI steel MTO and procurement activities.
• Verify HHI progress during engineering and construction phases.
• Assess HHI Engineering Query (EQ) prior to formal submittals. Respond to HHI EQ’s in conjunction with site engineering disciplines.
• Raise EQ’s for constructability improvements.
• Interface with the client's quality control, including providing technical support.
• Assist the client's contracts accountable manager to plan and manage onsite vendor and third party support including scheduling, preparation and follow up of work orders & change orders.
• Liaise with the Commissioning team for handover upon MC including completions certification.
• Review of lifting and movement procedures. Cursory inspection of lifting equipment and temporary lifting aids.
• Manage loadout requirements and interfaces.
• Apply Company and project specific HSE and quality policies and related standards.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Broad experience in design and construction in the structural discipline, preferably with experience in far-east yards.
• Qualifications in structural discipline.
• Knowledge of BS EN and ISO standards relevant to discipline and EEMUA specifications.
• Heavy lift analysis experience.
• Knowledge of welding codes, processes and inspection a plus.
• Preferable experience in an Owner's organization.
• Proven ability to work in multi-discipline, multi-cultural teams.
• Proven leadership of small teams.
• Excellent understanding of work processes within very large projects and major companies during project phases of detailed design, construction and commissioning.
• Ability to integrate diverging interests of different disciplines in order to get the job done.
• Well-developed analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.
• Highly motivated, results oriented and able to manage multiple tasks, interface
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