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  • Job reference: RMS0120839

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Subsea

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/01/2013
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The Role:
Roles& Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

• Responsible for leading design and technical engineering issues and associated personnel within the Engineering Department. This includes all engineering design work, other than that allocated to the Project Department, associated with the upgrade, modification and renewal of the rig structure and machinery.
• Produce project outline schemes, reports, specifications, calculations and / or drawings for rig modifications.
• Ensure that Standards are available for use and are referenced on drawings or in calculations and notes.
• Review and respond to engineering requirements for Engineering Modification Requests
• Where third party contractors have been asked to tender for vessel modification work scopes, overall responsible for:-
- Selection of suitable Contractors, preparing workscope specification, reviewing tender packages and workscope schedules and to prepare bid package summaries; which will assist in highlighting the most suitable candidate for selection.
- Provide Monthly MR Progress Reports which help inform Senior Rig and Office Management personnel the status of each MR and to assist with the co-ordination of each MR document.
- Review and control engineering work from outside contractors.

• Review engineering aspects of new equipment proposed for rig fleet.
• Maintain as-built drawings and engineering manual library for the rig fleet.
• Maintain a technical library and update sets of technical rules and regulations that affect the rig fleet. Liaise with the Document Control Centre to ensure technical drawings and
documentation are being stored to a satisfactory standard and that they can be easily retrieved.
• Provide overall technical checking and approval of CAD drawings produced by the CAD Draughtsman/Operator.
• Liaise with Government Bodies, Flag and Classification Societies to ensure compliance with requirements.
• Prepare submissions to Class, certifying authorities and government bodies as required.
• Review and communicate engineering aspects of proposed legislation, codes of practice, specifications, conventions etc. which may affect rig operations.
• Report findings of audits, inspections and meetings to management.
• Assist with the production of written procedures and instructions where necessary.
• Undertake rig visits as necessary in connection with engineering projects to ensure that vessels meet the Company's criteria for safe effective operations.
• Must be fully committed to working in accordance with the company’s Quality and HS&E Policies and Procedures.

Qualifications and Experience:
Engineering Degree (MSc, BSc or equivalent)
Previous rig or ship related design work
Previous experience of working in a shipyard / offshore vessel in connection with engineering work
Experience in leading people in an engineering team
Use of AutoCAD Software

Attractive base salary commensurate with experience, full benefits package, excellent career progression opportunities, and full training provided.
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