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  • Job reference: RMS0096906

Senior Structural Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/06/2011
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Job Title: Senior Structural Engineer
Job Location: Aberdeen
Rate/Salary: Negotiable
Duration: ongoing
Residency: UKEU

The Company:
Our Client is a major contractor providing consultancy, engineering and project management services to the world's energy, power and process industries. They are the leading Contracting Company to the Oil and Gas Industry in the UK.

The Role:
Execute structural discipline engineering activities within budget and schedule, while maintaining technical integrity
Execute engineering activities (Concept, Front End Engineering Development, Technical Study & Detailed Design)
Act as discipline focal point as required
Achieve safety standards as defined in personal performance contract
Responsible for assessing effectiveness of working practices and systems with a view to continuously improving systems, personal and team performance
Carry out work in accordance with client and project Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality systems
Maintain the required technical quality of work
Identify scope and schedule changes in accordance with the Change Control Process
Ensure that designs comply with the relevant procedures and regulations
Ensure, as far as practically possible, that all assigned work is carried out in compliance with agreed budget and schedule
Keep up to date with technical developments, National and International standards and legislative requirements related to discipline workscope
Prepare estimates and schedules and assist in their review
Maintain good communication with the Client and visit sites when necessary
Carry out site surveys
Maintaining filing system
Encourage and provide lateral learning within the project
Capable of generating a co-operative team based culture for groups under his control
Able to take a lead in motivation, training, and ongoing education of subordinates
Able to supervise and technically direct a small single discipline team of engineers and designers

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
HNC or equivalent in appropriate engineering subject

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Associate member or equivalent of appropriate engineering institution
Experienced engineer with sound technical background and expertise
Experienced in the use of appropriate codes of practice, standards and relevant sections of statutory documentation
Experienced in the use of design and assessment methods used within discipline
Competent in use of analytical methods used within discipline including theoretical background for analysis programs
Familiar with and competent in planning, progress monitoring, forecasting and reporting
Aware of commercial, contractual and administrative aspects of engineering
Able to estimate man-hours and materials for delegated aspects of work
Able to work with other disciplines and draughting sections to meet delivery dates
Experienced in quality control requirements and quality assurance for engineering work
Competent in design safety / environmental requirements, procedures and responsibilities for both self and subordinates

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Rebecca McCarn at Fircroft on + 44 1224 216090
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