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  • Job reference: RMS0176504

Project Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Iraq
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/02/2017
  • Duration: 12 months +
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (23/03/17)
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The Role:
Our Client is currently seeking a number of Project Engineers to work on 28/28 rotation in Iraq.

These positions will have accountability to deliver a portfolio of brownfield projects for onshore facilities.

Typical characteristics of these projects are medium sized - high value - and short cycle time projects. The Project Engineer role can be summarised in managing all activities and support/services required to successfully deliver his/her assigned projects in the Delivery portfolio.

The current portfolio covers multiple projects ranging from 5-100 MM USD in value.

The Project Engineer will be responsible for delivery of projects under a Senior Project
Engineer.

He/she will monitor and control Project Delivery to assure work is progressing as targeted, whilst assuring to meet:

- Fit for purpose functional criteria
- Specifications
- Schedule
- Budget

He/she will need to establish and operate a project control framework to meet:

- Project Execution delivery requirements, interface management & cross functional coordination
- Scope/Specifications & Functional requirements.

Furthermore he/she must interface with the key functional support and service departments to ensure safe, fit for purpose, on specification and timely delivery against aggressive schedules

With support of the Senior Project Engineer, he/she will take control in difficult or stalled project execution situations, by injecting pace and energy for realignment with the project plan to mitigate compromising the project delivery objectives.

The 2017/18 project schedule is challenging and the candidate will be required to work with tenacity to achieve difficult targets.

The role will be part of the overall rehabilitation team for all company installations which lie across a large geographical spread, often located out of remote camps. Candidates will be required to travel to all construction locations if and when required.

Personal characteristics:

- Team worker
- Manages multiple tasks whilst maintaining focus and momentum.
- Analyse and solve problems.
- Works with drive.
- Creative and innovative.
- Demonstrate "Enterprise first" behaviour
- Delivers results

Whilst performing the role of Project Engineer, he/she should actively assist the Projects & Engineering organization in training Iraqi company staff for an active role in field/project engineering by providing on the job training in project execution.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Candidate shall have a degree level or equivalent qualification in an engineering discipline with preference to process, electrical, mechanical or instrumentation.
The successful candidate is a committed, driven professional with min. 10 years experience in Field/Project Engineering in the Up/Downstream environment and preferably in Brownfield development.
A proven track record of hands-on experience to demonstrate capability, commitment and drive to be successful in the uncompromised safe, on specification, timely & within budget delivery of projects.

Furthermore candidates must (be):
1) Self-motivated and able to lead a small team.
2) Able to work across multiple projects largely unsupervised
3) Deliver results within challenging deadlines and under pressure.

Good communication and analytical skills are essential.
The individual must demonstrate a genuine respect and appreciation for working and living in a sensitive Middle Eastern culture.

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