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  • Job reference: RMS0131673

Project Engineer-3 (00)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/10/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (18/10/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Major Oil & Gas Client

The Role:
Seeking a highly motivated project engineer with relevant large project experience to manage the project engineering activities for the Elba project with the PTP objectives of Top Quartile performance through standardization and replication.

Successful candidate will report to the Project Manager for the Joint Venture scope and be accountable to deliver:

- Scaled deployment of clients' Capital Project Management Standards within the JV Mgt team and the FEED Contractor.
- a keen focus on HSSE goals in all project activities
- Interface management between all major groupings required for project delivery
- Project support and technical input for issues relating to the delivery of the facilities across the Engineering cycle: FEED, Design, Procure, Construct, Commission and Start-Up
- Project Engineering support for the Rolled up budgets and schedules.
- Project Engineering support to the contractors engaged in the program
- Project Engineering support to deliver a complete FEED & Design package demonstrably ALARP wrt HSE
- To support development of Organisation and Staffing Strategies for the Project cycle
- Continuous improvement by leverage of Knowledge management and best practice
- Constructability and construction management planning.
- Develop framework of various project management processes and procedures (Management of Change, Interface agreements, etc.)
- Project engineering support for Quality Assurance to ensure strong focus on agreed Quality Assurance leading performance indicators for the Project.

Successful candidates will have the following key attributes:
- Prior experience of project delivery on large Brownfield Oil and Gas sites
- Prior knowledge and experience in the use of clients' Project Management standards
- Excellent team player
- Excellent analytical skills, able to organise & plan independently
- Effective communicator at all levels in organisation
- Is A People Leader and Coach
- Maintains high standards and discipline in their work
- Have a personal interest and passion for delivering Project Excellence

The candidates will be able to demonstrate the following behaviors in their work experience:
- External Focus
- Maintain an externally informed perspective on our business opportunities and challenges
- Understand what our customers need (immediate and long term) and focus on delivering innovative solutions to meet these
- Focus on external partnerships that deliver value to customers and stakeholders
Commercial Mindset
- Lead people to outperform competitors
- Understand the sources of value (how we make money) within and across our businesses
- Work back from commercial opportunities to prioritise activities that deliver value
Delivery
- Agree clear accountability, and gain commitment for delivery of specific outcomes
- Motivate people to exceed, reward success and apply consequences for non-delivery
- Step back, track performance, and intervene to ensure delivery
Speed
- Take appropriately informed decisions, and manage related risks
- Remove barriers to quick action
Simplicity
- Eliminate activities that do not contribute to delivering commercial value
- Continuously drive out complexity and unnecessary cost

Position is expected to be based at the engineering contractors office (Houston) and relocate to the project site (Savannah Georgia) during construction.

2 year contract with option for extension to 4 years

9/80 SCHEDULE - Work hours are a scheduled five-day, 8-hour per day workweek (Monday through Friday). The option exists however to opt for a "9/80 schedule" that entails eight 9-hour days (Monday through Thursday) and one 8-hour day (Friday) with the remaining Friday as a holiday every two weeks.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- A degree or equivalent in Engineering (at least BS) and minimum 10 to 15 years work experience in the Petrochemical & Gas industry.
- Experience of Leading a Project Team in Detailed Engineering and Construction.
- Experience with modular fabrication will be valued
- Experience working in JV projects is a differentiator
- Strong team player with good communications and interpersonal skills.
- Experience working on brownfield Construction sites / large EPC Contracts

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Specify quality assure/control requirements
- Implement project information management
- Manage detailed design activities
- Evaluate and fram opportunities
- Define and optimise project concepts
- Develop contracts
- Manage sourcing process

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