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  • Job reference: RMS0132441

Lead Instrument Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/10/2013
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The Company:
Our Client provides oilfield products, systems and services for customers in the oil and gas industry world-wide. The company's knowledge and technologies span from reservoir to production and through the life of a field. The company employs approximately 25 000 people in more than 30 countries. They apply the knowledge and create and use technologies that deliver their customers' solutions.

The Role:
To manage and co-ordinate the discipline activities within a project, ensuring the technical integrity of designs undertaken by engineers and designers under his/her control
To carry out professional engineering activities in a highly competent and efficient manner and ensure that the technical and safety integrity of the engineering is maintained while completing the tasks within allocated time


Accountable for all technical documentation when assigned as project Lead Engineer as per project organisation chart
Preparation of deviations to corporate, national and international codes/standards, where applicable, for approval by the Supervising Engineer
Responsible for preparation of CTR’s and input to estimates (MTO’s etc.) and for weekly reporting of progress against the CTR’s
Co-ordinate the assigned discipline engineers/designers within the group ensuring adequate staffing, technical quality and timely work performance. Assist in recruitment of discipline manpower as required
Ensure the co-ordination of the work with other disciplines on all multi-discipline projects
To ensure that the work allocated is completed in compliance with Line Managers requirements including work of others in team
To provide guidance and leadership in technical matters and to ensure that his group are aware of and are working to current engineering standards and procedures
Review and check the work of others
Ensure that discipline project files are prepared and maintained in accordance with project procedures
Endorse discipline timesheets prior to being submitted for approval
To coach less experienced members within the team to assist with their development
Carry out single and multi-discipline checks and reviews
Review and comment on vendor information and take part in inspection and testing


Ensure compliance of the design and procurement activities with Company procedures and all relevant statutory regulations, codes and standards
Obtain a defined scope of work from the project engineer
Ensure that the workscope is fully defined and in accordance with the clients requirements
Ensure recognition of changes to scope of work and preparation of Change Requests as appropriate
Identify any offshore/onshore survey requirements
Review the work carried out by personnel in the team for accuracy, technical quality and fitness for purpose utilising own experience and PEM
Review documents and drawings produced by the group and ensure that single and inter-discipline checks are carried out in accordance with company/project procedures and PEM
Assist procurement and project engineering personnel in the procurement of equipment and materials
Approve discipline documents including basis of design reports
Keep up to date with professional and industry developments
Responsible for the development and progress of their discipline/function
Responsible for the preparation of documents, deliverables and calculations including input to workpacks for construction and commissioning
Carry out manual/computer analysis and weight estimates as appropriate
Carry out onshore or offshore site surveys, as required, during the initial workscope definition or the development of the design
Apply experience and professional knowledge to provide solutions

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Educated to HNC/HND level in engineering discipline
Educated to degree level in engineering discipline
Extensive experience in Front End engineering.
Associate or Member of Professional Engineering Institute
Chartered or Incorporated Engineer
Sound working knowledge of relevant industry codes and standards
Conversant with appropriate technical software
Aware of latest technical developments
Current Offshore Survival Certificate.
Current Offshore Medical Certificate.
Ability to estimate, plan & execute work effectively
Demonstrable relevant professional experience
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