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Piping Document Controller

PIPING DOCUMENT CONTROLLER required by our client, an International Oil and Gas Operator, to be hired on a contract basis, located in Malaysia  
Duration: 12 Months
  • To control piping isometric / spool drawing / piping test package
  • Document Controller familiar with jargons and technical terms  
  • To maintain strict confidentiality and maintain a systematic  filing system
  • Control of summary sheet, transmittal among multiple subcontracts
  • Spool drawing review and revision
  • Approval coordination of piping
  • Undertake other ad-hoc tasks as assigned by superior
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office/Power Point/Excel
  • Preferably someone with similar background
  • Minimum Diploma
Job Ref: 8546

Civil QC Inspector

CIVIL QC INSPECTOR required by our client, an International Oil and Gas Operator, to be hired on a contract basis, located in Malaysia
Duration: 12 Months
Reports to: QC Database Administrators
  • Ensure Client's specification requirements are met.
  • Liaise with Sub Contractor QC Inspectors.
  • Carry out inspection and testing in accordance with approved ITP's (CONCRETE, SOILS, ETC).
  • Monitor concrete testing operations.
  • Coordinate Client hold/witness points in accordance with ITP.
  • Complete Civil punch lists.
  • Any other duties requested by line manager.
  • Coordinate internally, to ensure correct contractor and communications exist and are maintained.
  • Familiarity with preparation and implementation of inspection and Test Plans (ITP's).
  • Familiarity with generation of Quality Verifying Documents (QVD'S).
  • Ability to interpret and apply National Standards / Client's specification to the work.
  • Suitable Civil academic qualification.
  • 5 years' experience as a supervisor or QC Inspector in the construction industry.
  • Experience of interpretation and implementations of requirements of ITP's
Job Ref: 8545

Senior Auditor

SENIOR AUDITOR required by our Client, an International Oil and Gas Contractor, to be assigned on a Contract basis located in Houston, TX.  
Duration:    12 months
  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to: performing tests of controls for the Company's Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) program and specified portions of financial and operational audits of the Company and its subsidiaries, including its external business partners.
  • Documenting or updating annual walk-throughs, narratives and flowcharts of business process documentation based on interviews with auditees for identified key controls;
  • Identifying and documenting internal control deficiencies and remediation plans;
  • Planning and executing Internal Audits and Sarbanes-Oxley audit engagements with minimal oversight and high quality;
  • Preparing assigned portions of audit procedures, programs, questionnaires, and reports;
  • Obtaining adequate and relevant documentation to substantiate audit conclusions and making appropriate recommendations to ensure proper handling/correction of transactions included within the scope of the audit;
  • Determining compliance with established policies and procedures and documents and reporting on the results of the work performed;
  • Assisting the Supervisor in audit planning and writing final audit reports;
  • Preparing clear and concise work papers/work programs for use by Audit Team Members
  • Communicating audit issues and audit progress to Audit Manager and/or Supervisor throughout the audit.
  • Must be proficient in Spanish and English
  • Understanding of internal auditing standards, COSO, COBIT and risk assessment practices
  • Understanding of the technical aspects of accounting and financial reporting
  • Understanding of internal control concepts and experience in applying them to plan, perform, manage and report on the evaluation of various business processes/areas/functions
  • Understanding of business risks, controls, testing methodologies as relates to auditing of financial reporting and SOX controls
  • Able to perform multiple projects and work with varying team members
  • Ability to work independently, with limited required direction and guidance, and provide appropriate direction to other internal audit project team members.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, to effectively present to peers and management
  • Proficiency in use of computers and Microsoft Office tools
  • Flexible, must be able to travel 20% to 35%
  • Relevant Certification such as CPA, CIA, CISA
Experience with Visio/TeamMate applications
Big 4 experience
Job Ref: 8542
Houston, TX

Associate Proposals Specialist

ASSOCIATE PROPOSALS SPECIALIST required by our Client, an International Oil and Gas Contractor, to be assigned on a Contract basis located in Houston, TX.  
Duration:    12 months
Overall coordination (both internal & external) between the P&E group, clients and various departments; in conjunction with proposal preparation in order to submit professional, accurate, responsive, and timely proposals, consistent with our Client's requirements/bidding philosophy.
  • Responsible for the overall coordination, development and submittal of MDR's technical and commercial proposals and departmental organization (in concert with the respective operating unit P&E group & Senior Management).
  • Administrative management of the P&E related directories and Sharepoint sites including overall upkeep of current and historical information typically required for proposal preparation.
  • Read and understand submission requirement in the Instruction to Tenders (ITT)
  • Prepare list of Client requirements for the Technical and Commercial Proposals
  • Index the submission documents as per ITT requirements
  • Prepare templates for functional inputs for the submission purpose
  • Receive the functional inputs and format to suite the submission templates / requirements
  • Follow up for the inputs from functional disciplines and make sure the inputs are as per ITT requirement
  • Assemble proposal packages (electronic and/or physical) for submission
  • Participate in bid kick off / progress meetings as required
  • Maintain Resumes of Key Employees in the data base
  • Management of Client supply chain bidding sites for exchange of information
  • Maintenance and distribution of clarification logs for proposals
  • Maintain the P&E historical archiving electronically for future references
  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field such as Engineering, Finance, Business, etc.
  • 5 years Marine Construction experience preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat
  • Experience with typical proposal upload sites (Ariba, FTP's, etc) preferred
  • Graphics experience preferred
  • Must be deadline driven
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with key contributors.
  • Proficient in technical writing.
  • Able to meet tight deadlines.
  • Self-motivated and fast learner.
  • Detailed oriented.
  • Ability to solve problems.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio, MS Schedule).
  • Creative design and writing abilities.
  • Understands the proposals process in general. 
Job Ref: 8540
Houston, TX

Pipeline Engineer

PIPELINE ENGINEER required by our client, an International Oil and Gas Operator, to be hired on a contract basis, located in Algeria.
Duration: 12 Months
  • Pipeline route selection
  • Mechanical design, i.e. wall thickness, preliminary stress analysis, expansion analysis, and free-span analysis
  • Development of material take-offs
  • Development of material specifications and data sheets
  • Development of construction and inspection (NDT) specifications
  • Preparation of Pipeline EPC scopes of work
  • Input to EPC schedules and Cost Estimate
  • Experience in onshore gas plant pipeline engineering throughout design and construction phases
  • Relevant engineering degree
  • French speaking
Job Ref: 8528
Hassi Messaoud, Algeria

Power Lead Estimator

LEAD POWER ESTIMATOR required by our client, an International Oil and Gas Operator, to be hired on a permanent basis, located in Dallas, Texas.
General Information/Job Summary Senior estimator covering all aspects of estimating.  This includes both direct and indirect estimates, quantity take offs, unit rates, wage rates, material dollars, capital equipment, subcontracts, change management support, project benchmarking, proposal support, and project management support.  
  • Develop and maintain project estimates as assigned including drawing takeoff and input to MC2
  • Develop unit rates for power, nuclear, and maintenance projects
  • Understand the project/program, customer, and RFQ requirements
  • Determine key variables for cost and other estimates
  • Gather first-hand information from sites, warehouses or other venues
  • Conduct research to obtain data on labor costs, materials, production times etc.
  • Use software for data analysis, forecasting and budgeting
  • Obtain and review offers and quotes by subcontractors or vendors
  • Perform risk analysis
  • Create, present, and submit estimate reports or bids to appropriate persons (project managers, clients, bidding competitions etc.)
  • Build relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, suppliers, engineers etc.)
  • Provide consultation on planning (schedules, manpower needs etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned  
  • 10-15 years of experience in Power and EPC industry
  • Multi discipline construction field experience highly preferred
  • Proven experience as estimator or similar position
  • Advanced knowledge of cost engineering work process, procedures, and techniques  
  • Familiarity with financial and project management principles
  • In depth knowledge of research and data analysis methods and estimation formulas
  • Exquisite math and IT ability with an analytical mindset
  • Proficient in relevant software (Timberline, MC2, HCSS HeavyBid, etc.)
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation abilities
  • Thoroughness and reliability
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • BSc/BA in engineering, construction science or relevant discipline
  • Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) will be an asset
  • Advanced understanding of EPC industry practices, processes, and standards and their impact on project activities
  • Occasional travel required for jobsite visits
  • Good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Professional, ethical, and team player willing to grow with the company
Job Ref: 8524
Dallas, TX

Lead Commissioning Superintendent

LEAD COMMISSIONING SUPERINTENDENT required by our Client, an International Oil and Gas Contractor, to be assigned on a Contract basis located in Houston, Texas.    
Durations: 12 months on-going  
  • Supervises the implementation of the approved management and operational plan for the Pre-Commissioning, commissioning, and start-up of the plant through performance testing and plant acceptance.
  • Assists in defining the manpower requirements of the Home office and Site Commissioning activities.
  • Develops of pre-commissioning, commissioning and project completion schedules and supervises its implementation.  
  • Defines the Start-Up and Commissioning Group's activities based on the agreed project scope of work.
  • Supervises the implementation of activities related to the pre-commissioning, commissioning, start-up, operation and maintenance during the course of the project.
  • Supervises the activities of Sub-Contract, Supplier Servicemen and client personnel assigned to work under his supervision until plant acceptance.
  • Participates in the review of engineering documentation during Home office activities.
  • Supervises the development of Pre-Commissioning, Commissioning and Start-Up procedures.
  • Interfaces with Construction and the Client, as required.
  • Participates in the development of the training program for all employees under his supervision and for Client personnel as required.
  • Interfaces with all local agencies, as needed, to facilitate all required approvals and in ensuring the smooth and the successful commissioning, start-up and operation of the Facility.
  • Implements procedures to deliver the overall safety of the Facility and its personnel.
  • Provides input to the “lesson learned” database.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a Lead Superintendent role on major LNG EPC Projects.
  • Preference is to have experience in the APCI process.
  • Must be a self starter with excellent organizational and communication skills.
Job Ref: 8445
Houston, TX

Project Engineering Manager

PROJECT ENGINEERING MANAGER required by our Client, an International Oil and Gas Contractor, to be assigned on a Contract basis, located in Trinidad.  
Duration: 12 months on-going
  • To ensure HSE has the highest priority in all activities undertaken by engineering and design personnel.
  • Develop, execute, supervise, and coordinate all technical aspects of the work safely with primary focus on the integrity/quality of the engineering/design while achieving schedule and budget objectives.
  • Plan and co-ordinate multi-discipline engineering design assignments within and across disciplines, including multidiscipline technical issues and single discipline technical issues that have the potential to impact overall project progress.
  • Plan and manage engineering and design systems implementation, technical specifications, standard drawings, standard setup of models etc. and data management systems.
  • To establish and maintain good working relationships with Customer Management teams.
  • Key Technical interface with customers.
  • Manage technical Value Improvement Processes (VIPs).
  • Manages the initial researching of lessons learned and promotes the ongoing capture of new lessons learnt during the project.
  • Represents engineering at the highest level of the project and participates inter-function coordination and meetings
Engineering Execution:
  • “Basis of Design (BoD)” is adequately documented and changes to it are managed.
  • Technical scope is defined and communicated.
  • Engineering (SEAL) Plan is prepared and implemented.
  • Applying specific SEAL requirements including:
  • Coordination of customer Alignment with SEAL.
  • Definition and planning for the application of SEAL (through the Engineering (SEAL) Plan).
  • Facilitation of engineering team execution of the plan.
  • Verification of compliance with the plan.
  • Coordination of the engineering team. This includes addressing performance shortfalls with supervisors and rewarding good performance
  • Ensure that engineering activities undertaken on the project are in compliance with relevant legislation, codes, standards, EMS documentation and customer requirements as defined in the BoD and Project Execution Plan (PEP).
  • Ensure the engineering systems for analysis and design used on the project are compliant with Global directives, are appropriate to the complexity and nature of the task and are used efficiently.
  • Drive communication relating to technical matters.
  • Ensure that Technical Integrity and Safety in Design are not being compromised to meet schedule.
  • Steward the design so that it meets or exceeds engineering standards with regard to quality, cost, safety and performance. Innovative solutions are being encouraged.
  • The design can be safely constructed, operated, maintained, decommissioned, and abandoned/demolished.
  • “Holds” and areas of uncertainty are highlighted/addressed
  • There are measures in place within the project to obtain and process vendor data in a timely manner.
  • Promote collaboration with other functional groups and project stakeholders on engineering matters.
  • Promote the use of WKS (including the upload of project documents into the Go-Bys section)
  • Coordination of registration and approvals from required engineering legislative bodies
  • Provides effective engineering status reporting including input to the MPRD report and reviews
  • Creates and actions recovery plans where required
Change Management:
  • Ensure scope changes are identified and management of change processes are adhered to.
  • Change Management of technical issues is properly implemented (including application of the KDCN process)
Peer Reviews:
  • Technical Peer Reviews are being conducted in accordance with the Location Technical Stewardship Plan.
  • Identify and implement additional project Technical Peer Reviews as necessary to ensure technical integrity of the project.
  • Through the Lead Discipline Engineers, ensure quality of the engineering work is maintained.
  • Ensure the project team is working within the provisions and guidelines of EMS.
  • Appropriate design checks are undertaken and competent people are conducting checking activities.
  • Ensure Quality Audit findings on the project relating to Engineering are addressed and findings and Action Requests are closed.
Planning / Resourcing:
  • Coordinates technical input to schedule development and approves technical component
  • Review discipline manhour estimates and consolidate into an overall engineering estimate or change request.
  • Assist project management in controlling and monitoring engineering performance against budget and schedule.
  • Coordinate with the Location Engineering function to secure necessary project resources.
Technical Competency and Skill:
  • Ensure the individual and collective engineering team competency/skills are appropriate.
  • Organising technical and work process training to address deficiencies. (E.g. in the use of EMS, engineering systems etc.)
  • Ensure that coaching of less experienced personnel is taking place on the project
Document and Data Management:
  • Define internal project data management requirements (internally developed and supplier).
  • Ensure Technical data is managed in accordance with internal project and customer requirements.
  • Ensure appropriate approved document management systems and work processes are utilised.
  • Define Workshare technical scope.
  • Ensure Technical quality of shared work.
  • Ensuring the Workshare office interface is managed appropriately
  • Confidentiality and Intellectual Property:
  • Maintain confidentiality requirements on the project.
BA/BS degree in applicable Engineering discipline  
Job Specific Knowledge:
  • Shows the ability to manage the Customer relationship to achieve objectives for all parties.
  • Shows the ability to make decisions and use initiative. Able to work without support, shows a high level of self-sufficiency and self-reliance. Able to take a strategic perspective, looks to the future and where the customer and the contract can move.
  • Puts the day to day activities/projects into the context of an overall strategic plan. Has the ability to grow the contract relationship in dollar terms and in breadth and scope of the technical input.
  • Ability to implement project execution plans as required by company policy and procedures; Solutions are derived from knowledge gained through past external experiences and internal resources, including policies and procedures.
  • The ability to effectively communicate and present complex program proposals and reports to senior level management is critical. Ability to persuade and influence others is critical. Participative management style with a cooperative team approach. Proven leadership skills in multi-cultural and possibly multinational environments. Commitment to customer service and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Demonstrable commitment to HSE Management in a project environment
  • Proven ability in leading multidiscipline activities.
  • Compliance with WPMP and Project Execution Plan.
Industry Specific Experience:
  • Generally a minimum of 15 years industry experience, including typically minimum 5 years project engineering, supervisory and/or project management experience;
  • Engineering Design and Execution experience desirable
  • Demonstrable commitment to HSE Management in a project environment
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • High level of customer focus
  • Proven ability in leading multidiscipline activities.
Job Ref: 8381

Cost Engineer

LEAD COST ENGINEER required by our Client, an Oil and Gas Contractor, to be assigned on a Permanent basis, located in Odessa, TX.    
Senior cost engineer covering all aspects of cost management for our Clients Odessa office.  This includes both direct and indirect cost management, overhead budgeting and reporting, project baseline setup and support, project audits as assigned, change management, reporting (both internal and external clients), project benchmarking, estimating interface, proposal support, and project management support.  
  • Develop and maintain project cost baselines as assigned
  • Develop and maintain Project code of accounts for specific business lines including newer Business lines such as Power, Mining and Maintenance.
  • Develop and maintain change management system including Change Orders, Budget Shifts, and Trends including contingency management. Actively pursue the trending program to include weekly change management meetings as required.
  • Timely and accurate reporting at all levels including internal and external clients
  • Timely and accurate forward looking analysis and mitigation plan development to reduce or eliminate unforeseen cost impacts
  • Cost system administrator for assigned projects including access, ad hoc reports, executive level support, training of subordinates and PM team, etc
  • Interface with accounting and procurement system as required in order to produce the most timely and accurate cost forecast possible
  • Other duties as assigned
  • 10+ years experience in EPC industry
  • Multi discipline construction field experience highly preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of cost engineering work process, procedures, and techniques
Specific knowledge of the following areas are preferred for the position:  
  • Cost code of accounts
  • Commitments and expenditure tracking including labor, material, equipment, engineering, construction, indirects, etc.
  • Construction Progress and performance forecasting techniques by discipline
  • Baseline development and management
  • Change management and the ability to recognize change and translate impacts from client to both schedule and cost impacts via change orders and trends.
  • Cost system expert in development of the baseline, managing change, and all levels of reporting
  • Advanced understanding of construction industry practices, processes, and standards and their impact on project activities
  • Occasional travel required performing setup and audit support as required
  • Good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Professional, ethical, and team player willing to grow with the company.
Job Ref: 8375
Odessa, TX

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