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Lead Subsea Equipment Engineer

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Subsea / Pipeline / Well Engineering
  • Date posted: 10/05/2018
  • Job reference: VR/43687
This vacancy has now expired.
Our client, an oil and gas operator based in Aberdeen now have an immediate requirement for a lead subsea equipment engineer to join their team on a 12 month contract basis. Candidates must have previous experience in a similar role to be considered for this position. Recent and relevant experience delivering subsea systems including fabrication and contruction is essential.

Key Role
Coach, mentor and challenge the Flexibles Contractor and Subsea Equipment Contractor
Responsible for the Flexibles and Subsea Equipment Scopes and associated Functional Design Specifications as well as design and test documentation
Assist with preparation of ITT documents and contracting philosophies
Technically assess tenders and clarifications, negotiate details to suit project requirements and make technical recommendations for award
Review Flexibles Contractor and Subsea Equipment Contractor scopes of work to ensure delivery for designs, engineering, fabrication, products and installation are all within agreed budget, payment and engineering schedule and defined milestones
Oversee the development of Flexibles Contractor and Subsea Equipment Contractor philosophies, work procedures and specifications
Partake in the general development of schemes and installations methods with original work and working in conjunction with other disciplines
Review and ensure that Flexibles and Subsea Equipment Contractors designs and equipment meets FDS requirements within the scope of the contract and are installable
Ensure testing and integration of Flexibles and Subsea Equipment elements in the whole design and across respective contracts
Assist in conjunction with the Flexibles Contractor and Subsea Equipment Contractor Production Assurance principles to the Subsea system and implement same through contractors work and deliveries
Review contractors plans and procedures for demonstrating integrity at key stages of Testing (FAT, EFAT, FIT, SIT) and proof of Operation on Seabed
Liaise and interface with rest of Project Team and Contractors to ensure efficient delivery of Flexibles and Subsea Equipment
Through application of QA / QC, ensures equipment is qualified and tested to meet project ITP and ensures system may be independently Validated and accepted by Regulator
Assist with HS&E
Execute Change Management decisions
Lessons learned assist with identification and appropriate integration of lessons learned from PMO and industry

Technical Competency Role
Relevant technical competencies on practical Flexible Flowlines / Risers / Jumpers and Subsea Structures design, engineering, fabrication, testing and system integration as well as installation.

Competencies (may be balanced across organisation depending on personnel availability)

Essential
Qualification in Mechanical, Civil, Structural, Ocean or Underwater Engineering at Degree
Sound engineering decision making
Good Communication Skills
Preferable
Extensive experience in subsea / underwater environment
Leadership and culture development

Behaviours (may be balanced across organisation depending on personnel availability)

Essential
Delivery focussed
Safety focussed
Ethical
Ability to embrace and adapt to changes
Ability to work within multi discipline team
Collaborative working with and coaching/mentoring of Contractors
Willingness to travel

Preferable
Ability to work at various levels from senior management to workshop and offshore work sites labour, providing leadership in discipline area and to organize and direct technicians, skilled and semi-skilled labour through contractors management

Experience

Essential
Recent & relevant experience delivering subsea systems including fabrication and construction
Relationship building, especially in multi-cultural environment
Preferable
Experience in contracting framework would be desirable