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  • Job reference: RMS0103563

Principle Structural Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/04/2012
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our Client's subsea expertise is based on more than 75 years of design, installation, and manufacturing of subsea equipment, control systems and related products/ services. Service to the Oil & Gas industry began in the 1920s.

The Role:
• Coordinate the activities of a small team of Engineers, Designers/CAD Operators as appropriate
• 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.
• To be aware of and adhere to the Company values, systems and processes including PEM and MS.
• Responsible for preparation of CTR's and input to estimates (MTO's etc.) and for weekly reporting of progress against the CTR's for direct report
• Co-ordinate the assigned discipline engineers/designers within the small team ensuring technical quality and timely work performance
• 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
• Ensure project deliverables are generated via MS where applicable
• Take a proactive approach in organising and planning own work activities and the work of other in team as appropriate
• Work within agreed man-hours and schedules
• Liaise with other disciplines on design, fabrication, construction and commissioning issues and direct designer activities
Review and check the work of others
• Ensure that discipline project files are prepared and maintained in accordance with project procedures
• Ensuring that all Engineers, Designers, and CAD Operators are fully acquainted with the appropriate use of MS and PEM.
• To coach less experienced members within the team to assist with their development.
• Ensure the 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 Lead engineer or Project Engineer.
• Ensure that the workscope is fully defined and in accordance with the clients requirements
• To 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 group 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.
• Apply for deviations to standards where applicable via the discipline head.
• Keep up to date with professional and industry developments
• 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
• Carry out single and multi-discipline checks and reviews
• Review and comment on vendor information and take part in inspection and testing
• Apply for deviations to standards where applicable via the discipline head
• Keep up to date with professional and industry developments

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience carrying out onshore/offshore site surveys.
Previous experience working in in Engineering/Oil & Gas environment
HNC or above

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Current offshore survival and medical
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