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Structural Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Sunbury
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 15/05/2014
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The Company:
The GCD operates from two centres, Sunbury and Houston, and includes a number of Project Development Managers, one assigned to each major project being handled within the team. Each PDM has Discipline Engineers assigned to them according to the needs of the Project. The engineers may work across multiple projects or be dedicated to one. The Discipline Engineers in GCD currently include Process, Process Safety, Flow Assurance, Subsea and Mechanical engineers. The Discipline Engineers are responsi

The Role:
The role is a Structural Engineer position in the Global Concept Development (GCD) team. The GCD team is part of the Global Projects Organisation (GPO) and accountable for engineering delivery for Projects in Project Appraise and in the early part of Select, up to Concept Selection.
GCD’s strategic intent is to create safe, cost effective and competitive concepts; each of these characteristics is expanded below.

• Safe - projects that are compliant with relevant laws and regulations but are rigorously engineered for value to ensure optimal balance between safety and business outcome
• Cost effective - concepts that are inherently robust to execution risks yet are flexible to supply chain factors and minimise construction and commissioning risks
• Competitive - concepts that demonstrably meet or better relevant industry benchmarks and then maintain value through define and execute phases.

The post holder will be based in Sunbury, UK, with occasional travel required to contractor and vendor locations.

• Provide structural engineering support to all GCD projects reporting to GCD Structural Engineering Lead based in Houston, Texas. Specific areas of accountability may include: fixed structures, topsides structures (including drilling derricks), hull/ topsides interaction, turret structures, major secondary structures (e.g. flare towers, crane pedestals, major equipment supports), weight management
• Development of contract scopes of work for structural engineering activities
• Technical supervision of contractors and vendors, with delivery and quality oversight of deliverables
• Leadership of structural engineering studies (e.g. blast analyses, dropped objects etc.)
• Structural interface with other teams (marine, materials, SURF, subsurface, operations)
• Development and oversight of junior engineers

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
To be considered for the role of Structural Engineer, applicants must have the following qualifications:

• Bachelors degree or higher in Civil or Structural Engineering.
• Professional Engineer (PE) / Chartered Engineer status / certification
• Minimum of 12 years of offshore structural engineering experience with significant exposure to Appraise and Select portions of project development
• Demonstrated knowledge of cost control, cost reporting and project schedule management
• Demonstrated track record of multi-project coordination with projects in varying phases of completion
To be considered for the role of Structural Engineer, applicants must have the following skills:

• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others in a non-confrontational manner
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Self-starting individual, able to lead contractor work groups
• Self-motivated and flexible
• Have strong ana

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
In addition to the required qualifications, the successful candidate is likely to be able to demonstrate the following:

• Knowledge of Capital Value Process (CVP)
• Knowledge of HSE policies and procedures
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