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LEAD TOWHEAD ENGINEER (SUBSEA)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/04/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (30/04/13)
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The Company:
Our Client uses its pioneering spirit to responsibly deliver energy to the world. This purpose transcends all of the clients operations. The Company conducts its business to return maximum value to shareholders while utilizing a wealth of knowledge and resources from its employees and acting responsibly in all communities in which it operates. With more than 30,000 employees, our Client works worldwide to consistently deliver top performance, value and to maintain the company’s global market

The Role:
A lead discipline engineer accountable for acceptance of all structural, mechanical and marine assurance including lifting operations, weight control, load-out, sea-fastening, and transportation of deliverables related to the Enochdhu Development Project bundle system manifold and Callanish tie-in skid towheads. The end result will be quality engineering solutions that meet the business needs, are safe, fully compliant with internal and external standards / codes / regulatory requirements. This position will be responsible for monitoring and recommending mitigation options to limit growth in structure weight.

Responsibilities

•Develop and maintain the structural element of the basis of design through detailed engineering, fabrication, installation, testing, and pre-commissioning.
•Ensure that production operations requirements are reflected in all designs, including diver access and IRM operations.
•Oversee and provide guidance to the EPIC contractor(s) on the structural and mechanical design of the Enochdhu manifold and Callanish tie-in skid towheads.
•Oversee the engineering and installation design work for brownfield tie-in work on the existing Callanish Subsea Production Manifold
•Ensure that all design cases for all structures are considered, including but not limited to fabrication, lifting, weighing, sea-fastening, load out, transportation, installation, in-place and accidental conditions
•Review the selection of the coating systems and CP design
•Review structural piling requirement and provide structural input into the pile design
•Support HAZOP work with structural technical input
•Assist the Engineering Manager with structural risk identification and offer options during design for structural risk mitigation
•Monitor engineering (structural and mechanical) query response to ensure timely close out of queries.
•Ensure that all structural materials and welding specifications are reviewed by Company Technical Authorities (TA’s) and Subject Matter Experts (SME’s)
•Provide site support during the fabrication of the Enochdhu towheads and work with the HSE and Quality Managers to deliver the towheads safely and to technical specifications
•Ensure closeout of all structural reports and external studies
•Work with the Engineering Manager to complete an 3rd party Independent Design Verification of the Towheads
•Monitor and report the adequacy of EPIC contractor’s structural resource levels and progress against schedule

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Chartered structural engineer
•Experience in subsea structures such as production manifolds for bundled pipelines both from a design perspective and offshore installation
•Must have a thorough understanding of the structural, mechanical and marine design principles relating to subsea structures including legislative requirements and pertinent design codes and standards
•Must be experienced in use of analytical methods used within discipline including theoretical background for analysis programs
•Experienced with EPIC contracts and working as part of a multi-discipline team
•Experienced in design safety and engineering QA/QC requirements
•Highly motivated problem solving individual with good communication and interpersonal skills
•Commercial and contractual awareness
•Experience of marine operations around bundle installation
•Ability to communicate technically complex / novel concepts to non specialists
•Able to represent discipline internally and externally on technical
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