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  • Job reference: RMS0106850

Lead Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/02/2012
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The Company:
Our Client is one of the world's largest Oil and Gas companies. Their operations cover the entire energy chain, including oil exploration and production to trading, shipping and refining and marketing of petroleum products, as well as chemicals. Our Client has operations in over 130 countries and has more than 95,000 employees worldwide.

The Role:

The main responsibility of the post holder will be to act as the Lead Engineer for the 141km 18” offshore import pipelines plus the associated onshore 18”, 8”, 2” and umbilical installation (Work Package B), as well as the 228km 30” offshore gas export pipeline and the associated 6km of onshore works. The work scope will cover the detailed engineering, construction and installation phases of the project. This Composite Work Package A (CWP A) includes the ONSHORE beach valve at Firths Voe and THREE onshore pipeline crossings.

1. To act as the Lead Engineer
2. To assist the manager in the management of the Contract for the installation of the 18” import pipelines and 30” gas export pipeline.
3. To manage the direct reports in the onshore technical team including the Pipelines Engineer, Offshore Installation Engineer, Welding Engineer, Subsea Structures Engineer, Shore Approach Engineer and Onshore Works Engineer.
4. To ensure that all the interfaces have been correctly identified and a management plan is in place to administer these interfaces. To actively manage the interfaces with and with other Project internal and external interfaces.
5. To ensure that all relevant documentation created by the Contractor is reviewed and commented on by the relevant specialists within the appropriate time frame.
6. To participate in the Weekly and Monthly Meetings held at the offices of the Contractor.
7. To attend meetings held at the offices of the Project in Aberdeen and other sites as required.
• To ensure the CWP A/B facilities are delivered to specification.
• Aberdeen -Southpoint Project Office
• Travel to sites

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Qualifications Experience required
The post holder will be qualified to degree level with extensive experience of the safe management of pipeline engineering, Construction and Installation operations. In addition the following requirements should be met :
1. Fluent in spoken and written English.
2. Fully conversant with standard software packages (i.e. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes).
3. Good communication skills and a team player able to function under the pressure of tight working deadlines.
4. Able to manage and motivate a team of experienced professionals. Define clear work objectives and associated time frame for delivery. Manage a multitude of parallel and critical tasks by setting priorities in order to achieve the overall objectives.
5. Familiar with the relevant legislation and regulatory framework.Fully conversant with HSE legislation.
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