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  • Job reference: RMS0105489

Turret Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/03/2012
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The Company:
Our major oil and gas client is seeking a Turret Engineer for a 2-3 year opportunity in Houston, Texas.

The Role:
Job Description
• To analyse, determine and specify the moorings, turret, mechanical and piping engineering requirements and considerations applicable to the products and proposals and advise on appropriate equipment
• To design efficient turret mooring systems and equipment which can be realised safely and economically
• To produce, organise and co-ordinate the production of turret and piping system deliverables, calculation reports, PFDs and P&IDs
• Supervise the work done by engineering subcontractors, equipment suppliers and shipyards
• Produce specifications for subcontractors and class societies
• Conduct evaluations of vessels suitability based on limited information and short inspection visits
• Conduct environmental, operational or performance tests on turret and piping equipment
• To liaise with classification societies and other regulatory bodies involved with safety, integrity and legality of projects
• Maintain and co-ordinate repair of turret and piping equipment
• Leading teams and taking on additional responsibilities when required
Skills & Experience
• Good knowledge of turret moorings and associated mechanical and piping systems of all types of floating production unit
• Working knowledge of marine engineering, naval architecture and process disciplines and their interfaces with turret engineering discipline
• Capable of performing quick early evaluations of vessel suitability based on limited information and short inspection visits
• Good knowledge of applicable marine and floating production regulations - especially class/flag requirements
• Good communication and presentation skills
• Team player
• Good organisational skills
• Good analytical skills
• Energy and drive
• Can-do attitude
• Willing to learn
• Attention to detail
• Cost awareness
• Capacity to manage multiple tasks to tight deadlines

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Considerable offshore industry experience with some with FPSO contractor or shipyard engaged in floating production services
• Must have worked on at least one floating production vessel project from concept to completion
• Degree in Mechanical or Marine Engineering or equivalent
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