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Senior Project Engineer/Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/04/2013
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The Company:
Our client is a subsidiary of one of the largest oil and gas producers in China, the biggest oil refiner in Asia and the third largest worldwide.
Over the years, our client has evolved from a young pioneer into an established international oil and gas, exploration and production company focused on Africa and the Middle East.

The Role:
•To support the Project Manager, working with the Project Management Team, to deliver international upstream capital projects within safety, quality, cost, and schedule objectives.
•To provide overall engineering expertise and support forleadership of projects; coordinate as they transition through the client's stage gate process including:
Assess, Select, Define, Execute, and handover to Operations; coordinate preparation of stage gate
•To provide engineering expertise and support for any and all stages of design/construction/fabrication up to and including: Conceptual/Front End/Detail Design engineering, Fabrication, Installation & Hook-up & Commissioning (HUC).
•To ensure the projects are completed in accordance with all contractual requirements and in keeping with the Company’s ethical standards and HSSE policies and procedures.

Functional Skills:
•Must be able to plan, organize and direct a team of Company and Contractor personnel to safety engineer major capital projects to ensure delivery of high quality facilities to the Company’s business unit within cost and schedule requirements.
•Must ensure a smooth and effective transfer of data/information within Company’s business units; from Contractor to Company; and between Contractors, as applicable.
•Must provide technical management expertise and support the Company’s project execution requirements for Asset development and facility upgrade opportunities.
•Must lead the identification, creation, and/or adoption of engineering standards on a project, with appropriate consideration of industry recognized codes, standards, rules and regulations.
•Supervising and reviewing Contractors documentation during the execution of design, procurement and fabrication/construction activities, ensuring the quality of the work is in accordance to the contract requirements.
•Review and approve the systems design for production facilities
•Manage inspections, factory acceptance tests, and site acceptance tests of procured and fabricated equipment.
•Manage, or assist with the management of, the efforts of Company project personnel and the overall project team.
•Provide the necessary level of engineering supervision at Company’s offices and at Contractor’s sites.
•As required, ensure that project facilities are supplied within the Approved for Expenditure (AFE) estimate and in accordance with the Company requirements.
•Ensure the development of a Project Execution Plan that integrates all elements of the engineering, procurement and construction, fabrication, installation and HUC.
•Ensure that all project interfaces are properly coordinated.
•Ensure that all Project Control Systems are in place and functioning in accordance with the company’s Asset Development System (ADS) requirements.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•BS Degree qualified in an Engineering discipline.
•Membership in a recognized professional institution or registration as a Professional Engineer is a plus.
•Must have experience in execution of complex multi discipline projects.
•Minimum of fifteen (10-15) years overall experience with at least five years involvement in offshore major capital projects in the oil and gas industry primarily with an IOC/OpCo but will consider EPC/Engineering experience.
•Previous experience with an engineering firm is desired, operating company is a plus.
•Previous working experience on similar Company projects would be an advantage.
•Excellent written and spoken English language communication skills are required.
•International Experienceexperience, primarily in West Africa is a plus, but not required.
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