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Lead Structural Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Singapore
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/02/2014
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The Role:
Structural Lead required for Oil & Gas operator for overseas location

Location: Singapore rotational basis until 2015 - then Rotational basis in Azerbaijan until 2017
T&Cs – to be confirmed
Duration: 12 months rolling contract
Rates: Day rate Negotiable

Lead Structural team for the Shipyard Vessel Construction Build & QC supervision teams to ensure HSE targets are met and a safe working environment is provided for team members in line with companies expectations
Deliver the SCV scopes of work to the SD2 project in accordance with the documented governance roadmap and fully operational to meet SD2 execution timelines and provide support through the transition to contractor execution

To interact with:
Lead Mechanical Engineer
Lead Electrical Engineer
Lead Dive Systems Engineer
Lead Crane Engineer
Installation engineers


Maintain awareness of, and promote, project goals in respect of HS&E, QA, schedule and technical integrity, including participation in regular audit activities
Ensuring that Shipyard QHSE standards are maintained, monitored and make suggestions for improvement in accordance with expectations
Implementation and monitoring of the shipbuilding contract structural Scope of work, monitoring and reporting of any deviations that may risk the project delivery
Ensuring that the shipyard project execution plan is implemented and monitored and make suggestions for improvement, including regular reviews to ensure suitability
Ensuring the successful completion of the Shipyards Construction Vessel in accordance with the Project schedules in readiness for the execution of the project Scope of Works.
Ensuring that the design meets the expectations of the installation criteria
Ensuring that the installation teams/contractor are kept informed of any design changes that may affect installation criteria
Monitor and report on all structural, weld and NDT progress or issues to the Construction Manager
Provide regular reports (weekly & monthly) to the construction and project managers
Ensure that the vessel is constructed in accordance with flag state, classification society rules for the building of ships and any other associated industry requirements (IMCA) and Companies ETP’s as required
Maintain a good working and open relationship with shipping
Provide assurance to the construction manager for the structural elements of the Shipping Construction Vessel
Making it a priority to maintain a good working relationship with the Shipyard and Contractor project and senior management members
Cooperating closely with the site team members, the Construction Manager and the Yard’s Project Manager
Ensure that the work and social ethics on all aspects of the project adhere to the company and internationally accepted standards
Attending project meetings as and when circumstances required
Establishing and maintaining regular contact with the Shipyards Project Managers and other representatives
Supervising the Shipyard’s vessel construction activities in close cooperation with the Yard’s site Construction Manager in relation to structural Scope of works
Taking a leading role in managing and monitoring the members of the structural site team on all relevant social, ethical and work related aspects
Assisting in the preparation and execution of contingency or construction recovery plan(s) in the event of schedule slippage
Monitoring and reporting whether structural inspections are carried out properly and according to Class/Company standards
Monitoring and reporting construction compliance with the main specification, drawings, QHSE guidelines and Classification Society rules and regulations.
Preparing detailed project progress reports at regular intervals and distributing them to project relevant management
The above responsibilities apply to both the Singapore Shipyard and the Baku Shipyard (BSY)
Making regular inspections of the construction worksite to verify reports/actual progress and to lead HSE expectations – Baku and Singapore yards.
Provide support during the transition period to the contractor and additionally provide technical support during the first year of operations.

Command respect for professional excellence
Foster effective teamwork and collaboration.
Manage risk and drive safe, reliable and efficient operations
Integrity Management: Accountability; Competence; Hazard Evaluation and Risk Management; Facilities and Process Integrity; Protective Systems;
Standards and Philosophies: Applying standards and philosophies
Design Approval: Analysing design calculations and test procedures; Approving detailed design plans
Test and Commissioning of Systems and Structures: Attending commissioning, factory acceptance tests, shipyard tests, inspections and sea trials to verify performance

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree in Naval Architecture
Shipyard, Class or consultancy experience, eg. Construction Site Personnel, Classification Society Surveyor or experience conducting assessments for vessel conversions or structural damages.
Membership of professional body, e.g. IMarEST, RINA, SNAME
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