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  • Job reference: RMS0107062

Project Engineering Manager I

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Alaska
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 19/04/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (26/04/12)
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The Company:
Our client is a fully integrated engineering, construction and technical services organization with the capabilities to support every stage of the project life cycle—from inception through start-up and operation to decommissioning and closure. Our client offers program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; and decommissioning and closure services.

The Role:
Typical Responsibilities Include:

Assists with the establishment and implementation of project manpower needs and coordinates technical activities among disciplines.
Identifies and ensures compliance with regulatory, licensing and state requirements.
Conducts the design of a technically sound, safe and operable plant with a high degree of reliability.
Creates the optimum balance between design plant costs and costs of service.
Prepares and issues Engineering Execution Plans (EXP), and ensures that all necessary and appropriate client requirements, procedures and standards are incorporated.
Compiles lists from each discipline to develop master document list for project.
Develops plan to support procurement of all engineered items to be purchased for project in conjunction with the Project Materials Manager.
Works with Materials Management and Construction to develop subcontract and work package descriptions that are consistent with the contracting plan for the project.
Coordinates development of work-hour estimates and transfers information to Project Controls for preparation of engineering cost estimate.
Cooperates with other departments in the company participating on the project.
Schedules and coordinates meetings between Project Engineering, the client and other outside groups.
Keeps Project Manager, Manager of Engineering, Chief Discipline Engineers, Principal Engineers and/or Supervising Discipline Engineers advised of project progress, performance and manpower utilization with particular attention to delays, adverse trends, errors and omissions.
Assures proper documentation of meetings, agreements, conversations, etc. that affect the conduct of the project.
Coordinates the client’s engineering comments, approvals and requests with the functional activities of all disciplines.
Requests the employment of expert consultants when deemed necessary for the project.
Encourages and assists in the technical and managerial development of subordinates.
Coordinates Independent Engineering Design Reviews by discipline engineering management of
selected architecture, engineering and design documents.
Reviews engineering performance on the project to ensure quality, conformance with conceptual design and completeness of engineering tasks.
Promptly reviews Design Change Notices (DCN), identifies change order candidates, segregates cost collection and assists the Project Manager in pertinent aspects of change order management.
Complies with company’s safety awareness program, office and/or field safety policies.
Continually upgrades technical knowledge and capabilities and pursues additional coursework and training.
Fully understands the role of each functional area within the company.
Conforms to company core values and assists others to adhere to them.
Acts with integrity in all elements of responsibility.
Expresses ideas clearly and listens effectively to the ideas of others.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor degree Mechanical/Project Management/Chemical from a four-year accredited college or university.
Experience: 8+ years total engineering experience
2+ years of this experience in a supervisory capacity.
Minimum 3 years experience as Project Engineer
Must be a licensed Professional Engineer by exam.
Strong written and verbal communication skills in English are critical.
Ability to travel to the project site (including North Slope, Alaska) to review/define scope and gather data.
Must have strong accuracy and attention to detail skills.
Must have the ability to meet deadlines and manage priorities
Must have strong decision making and problem solving skills including the ability to solve problems while exhibiting practical judgment and realistic understanding of the issues involved.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Preferred Skills:
Relevant experience on upstream oil and gas gathering, central processing, and pipeline projects.
Cold weather engineering experience in Alaska.
Has experience coordinating teams of up to 20 personnel, including team building and conflict resolution.
Experience with projects that utilize 3D design
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
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