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  • Job reference: RMS0128023

Principal E & I Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/08/2013
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The Role:
Technical integrity of engineering within own area of responsibility
Allocated tasks and responsibility within a project by the Lead Discipline Engineer
Direction and guidance of other engineers as required within strategy and priorities set by Lead Discipline Engineer
Delivery to schedule
Delivery to budget

a) Knowledge of, and compliance with, the RDS Management Systems.
b) Knowledge of, and compliance with, client, industry and international specifications and standards.
c) Supervision of Discipline Engineers under own control, and for the technical content and quality of work produced by these discipline personnel.
d) Monitoring of competence of engineering personnel under own control, and reporting to Lead Discipline Engineer of any shortfall and proposed remedial measures.
e) Direction of Discipline Designer(s) allocated to own area of responsibility and frequent liaison to ensure coordination.
f) Production of cost effective engineering solutions that are fit for purpose, safe and add value to both RDS and the Client. Motivation of discipline personnel allocated to own area of responsibility to do similarly.
g) As delegated by Lead Discipline Engineer - Identification of scopes of work required to undertake a project / job. Estimation of deliverables, manpower and time required to execute the scope of work.
h) Input to project plans and schedules.
i) Originating engineering documentation for allocated workscopes, e.g. calculations, design reports and specifications, and checking similar documentation and workpacks created by others.
j) Ensuring operational and maintenance issues are addressed in the design. Seeking input from operations and maintenance personnel and, if beneficial, carrying out presentations to site personnel regarding changes to their installation.
k) Surveys, both onshore and offshore, to determine information to allow execution of workscopes.
l) Raising requisitions for purchase of engineered items and services, as directed by the Lead Discipline Engineer.
m) Execution of work within manhour budget and time schedule.
n) Early identification to the Lead Discipline Engineer of areas of concern during the course of any project or study with necessary corrective action identified.
o) Checking engineering content of design deliverables for allocated workscopes, e.g. drawings, bills of material.
p) Review of Supplier / Vendor documents.
q) Communication, where appropriate, with Engineers of other disciplines to ensure design integrity and consistency.
r) Technical input to procurement and QA activities e.g. Technical Bid Evaluation, Criticality Rating.
s) Identification of increase or reduction in scope of work and advising the Lead Discipline Engineer accordingly.
t) Following discipline procedures for document control and use and retention of check prints / IDC comments prints as directed by the Lead Discipline Engineer.
u) Representation of RDS with Clients and Suppliers / Vendors in a professional manner.
v) Assistance to the Lead Discipline Engineer as directed.
w) Act as discipline focal point to others in small single or multidisciplinary project team
x) Demonstrates a higher level of competence, research ability, technical knowledge and experience than would be expected of a Senior Discipline Engineer.
y) Attendance at meetings called by Project Manager / Engineer, e.g. progress meeting, as delegated by the Lead Discipline Engineer.
z) Attendance at FAT’s, Design Reviews, HAZOPs, Constructability Assessments etc. as delegated by the Lead Discipline Engineer.
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