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  • Job reference: RMS0136885

Project Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/01/2014
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The Company:
Our Client is one of the world's largest Oil and Gas companies. Their operations cover the entire energy chain, including oil exploration and production to trading, shipping and refining and marketing of petroleum products, as well as chemicals. Our Client has operations in over 130 countries and has more than 95,000 employees worldwide.

The Role:
•Manage the execution of Engineering Modifications with the incumbent Engineering Services Contractor
•Manage the Engineering and Fabric maintenance contractor to deliver scopes of work on time and within budget
•Interface with Totals 3rd party verifier to ensure all Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning work meets the companies verification scheme requirements for SCE’s
•Liaise with the Facilities & Modifications Team and Proponent Engineers for SOW, budgets and Operations dept management approval
•Ensure clarity in scopes of work prior to proceeding with modifications
•Monitor progress of work and costs incurred by the Engineering and Fabric Maintenance Contractors and feedback information to Operations personnel
•Ensure the Project considers and manages Maintenance Engineering deliverables, Fully populates companies Document Management System and Maintenance Management Systems.
•Raise & amend AFE’s / CWO’s and RO’s as necessary,
•Review change requests submitted by the Engineering Services Contractor and if in agreement recommend acceptance of Change requests to Total management for financial approval
•Ensure timely Technical and financial close out of works
•Provide work direction and technical guidance to Project team members and contractor personnel involved in the engineering, planning and execution of modifications
•Provide technical input to contract tenders and negotiations relating to modification work-scopes and projects
•Produce budgets and plans for specific work-scopes or projects and manage the cost control process and ensure closure expenditure is within acceptable % of original budget
•Maintain a challenge to procedures and modification proposals to promote a constructive approach to cost efficiency
•Co-ordinate a wide range of activities during shutdown planning and execution, liaising with site shutdown co-ordinators, onshore technical teams and the engineering services contractor to ensure the successful preparation and execution of planned shutdowns
•Participate in/contribute to safety studies/HAZOPS, etc.
•Encourage the reporting of all incidents, ensure that incidents are investigated and action incident close-outs as appropriate
•Conduct ad-hoc technical surveys/audits on site/offshore and at vendor/repair locations, ensuring optimum performance from contractors.
•Develop and maintain good working relationships with site personnel through effective communication and by making regular visits to offshore installations.
•Develop positive and constructive relationships with Operations, contractors and suppliers. Identify opportunities to improve contractor/supplier performance, reduce costs and improve the quality of services/products supplied

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Appropriate experience of engineering/Projects within Oil & Gas Industry
Engineering or Project Management degree
High level of interpersonal skills, ability to deal with high levels of stress in a continuously changing and demanding environment and ability to deal with a large number of activities within short time scales
Proven capability of understanding process plant and equipment problems
Excellent administration skills combined with understanding of budget preparation and estimating methodologies
Proven experience of managing multiple projects/modifications
Ability to plan and prioritise multiple tasks in line with Asset objectives and operational constraints
Detailed knowledge of legislation/regulations relevant to discipline
Significant knowledge of offshore/terminal plant and equipment and maintenance systems
Recognised level of Company expertise in technical discipline
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