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  • Job reference: RMS0148055

Subsea Installation Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Angola - Offshore
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/09/2014
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The Company:
Our client is a leading global Oil Gas operator.

The Role:

- Management of the Procurement and Construction activities needed for the realization of projects.
- Preparation and review of the Marine Installation procedures for the projects
- Ensure compliance of above activities with specifications, safety and environmental procedures.
- Undertake technical audits of contractors / suppliers as needed
- Verification of all the lifting arrangement for jumper installation and other asset needs to be installed by Subsea Construction Department.
- In charge of the doc control for the Scope of Work

- Ensure that materials Procurement, Equipment Testing, Construction and Marine Installation necessary for the realization of projects are performed within technical specifications, quality, HSE standards, on time and budget.
- Ensure the marine installation activities are prepared, reviewed and enforced for projects activities and routine works.
- Prepare the procedure for particular operation
- Prepare the task plan for the specific operation
- Review of the procedure performed by contractors
- Propose technical solution
- In charge of the Cargo Barge mobilisation at quay side in coordination with FSV Support Engineer
- Coordination with CONTRACTOR for the CB loading
- Preparing presentation to explain to the management the procedure and the technical’s choices

Position requires the following interface to be followed:

- Reporting directly to the main point of contact for the interface with other entity
- Internal: Division services, Field Support Vessels and Cargo Barge/AHTS, DSV, Drilling RIG and FPSOs on TEPA Blocks
- External: All Contractors, suppliers, shipping agents in direct liaison with procurement, construction and installation and with the constraints pertaining to the exploration, development, and production activities.


- To guarantee, within their activity and responsibility area, the good realisation of works in accordance with the procedures, project specifications, Company and Affiliate’s General Specifications and HSE reference system.
- To assist Project Engineers for the Procurement & Construction (supply, material testing, FAT, SIT) and Marine Installation activities of the different projects managed by Department.
- To directly manage small projects, as a Project Engineer.
- To write clear scope of works, procedures, instructions to enable the Contractor to carry out their work safely and efficiently.
- To ensure the reliability and consistency of technical information presented to the Contractor.
- To exercise good judgement when selecting and ordering equipment and ensure specification is up to date and correct.
- Verify technical conformity of proposed solutions, materials and drawings and prefabrication at Contractors base.
- Follow-up inspection and construction activities on work site directly or through third party.
- Act as the interface between Subsea (SUB) and Field Operations for the handover of new / modified systems.

- Anticipate potential problems; track material orders and ensure delivery schedule in line with planning.
- To verify quality of Contractor equipment to ensure it is dispatched fit for intended service.
- To liaise with Operations personnel in the preparation of delicate or critical works.
- To ensure quality and good engineering practice is maintained, being flexible but also strict when required to ensure the fundamental objectives of the project.
- To guarantee the good realization of work in respect of the procedures, specifications, safety and environmental protection.
- To maintain good relationship with the Contractor and Operations staff; to make necessary arbitration and find solutions to resolve technical or other difficulties.
- Optimise Contractor resources / efficiency to meet planning milestones and deadlines.
- Participate on site when required to project ‘Kick off Meetings’.
- Represent the Company in regard of business with Vendors, Contractors and Suppliers.
- Maintain files and records for review by Company auditors.
- Ensures document and drawing database update; issue feed back report on important projects.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Education: Naval or Civil or Mechanical Engineer graduate.
- Knowledge of Offshore Standards
- Minimum 10 years experience in offshore construction and installation, including several years in a contracting company (construction, offshore operation).
- Experience in marine operations, sub-sea works, deep water installation.
- Experience in project management and as site representative.
- Fluent in English

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Knowledge of French and Portuguese
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