FPU STATIC EQUIPMENT ENGINEER required by our client, an international oil and gas Operator, to be assigned on a Contract basis, located in Houston, TX.
Duration: 24 Months ongoing
Responsibilities: Assist the Our Client's Project team to deliver a cost effective (OPEX/CAPEX) and optimized design of the facilities (UFR, SPS and Topside) that meets the requirements of the project in safety, reliability, operability and maintainability for a 25-year design life.
Provide static equipment (such as pressure vessel, heat exchangers, WHRU) expertise and ensure consistency of design, execution planning and operational aspects of the PVV design on the Our Client's Project.
Manage interfaces between disciplines including SPS and UFR packages as required.
External - Engineering contractors
Internal (Project) - Field Operations, Package managers (SPS, UFR, FPU), Project Engineers
Internal (Company) - Technical entities from headquarters (DSO/DW, DSO/IP/TEC, DSO/IP/EXP)
Take Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) lead in ensuring “safe systems of work” and “safe conditions” are in place within area of responsibility.
Demonstrate visible commitment to HSE by periodically leading/taking part in risk assessments, audits, HSE meetings, emergency drills. Provides support to Safety Management System.
Ensure Engineering activities are performed in compliance with a high regard to Health, Safety, Security and Environmental requirements
Engage package managers, operations and engineering contractor to ensure clear scopes of work, functional requirements and performance criteria balancing needs of Operations and Maintenance with available project budget.
Guide work within the FPU and SPS Packages to ensure that schedule, technical, quality and HSES requirements are met or exceeded.
Report to the Engineering Manager and FPU Package Manager for all work activities within area of responsibility. Bring to earliest attention of FPU Package Manager issues which present a significant threat to the Package and offer mitigating measures / work plans
Act as Focal Point of Contact for the static equipment including pressure vessels, heat exchangers, and valves for the project, and interface with HQ and Contractors
Coordinate HQ support and prepare potential Our Client's General Specifications derogation on static equipment topics
Participate in project meetings and reviews (i.e. design reviews, Interface meetings, HAZIDs / HAZOPs / technical reviews, constructability reviews, workshops)
Prepare project documentation when required
Review and comment on project documentation from external consultants and engineering contractors and subcontractors
Supervise Contractor and Vendors assistance related to mechanical matters
Highlight technical problem encountered and propose corrective actions
Validate any technical change or modification to the static equipment
Define, follow up and evaluate the engineering studies carried out by Engineer and Procurement Contractor and Construction Contractor
Actively participate in the definition and design of the FPU static equipment
Promote alternatives for piping design to reduce and optimize onshore work and offshore work
Monitor and manage studies related to static equipment during engineering (technical, costs, planning, interfaces, reporting)
Contribute to the technical evaluation of engineering, procurement, construction, installation and review/approval of deliverables from the design contractors
Organize assistance from Our Client's or from external specialists as necessary
Promote cost-saving solutions in the design, clearly identifying potential deviations from Our Client's referential and reporting these to the relevant entity for final decision on whether or not to implement
Monitor the interfaces with all packages in relation to the static equipment
Review and comment on Engineering deliverables, ensuring that they meet project requirements and standards
Contribute to smooth completion before handover to the Operations team
Participate in technical reviews during the engineering, construction, pre-commissioning and commissioning phases
Ensure proper reporting, highlighting critical issues to the project management and proposing remedial actions
Contribute to improving the project lessons learned
Provide effective leadership in identification and resolution of Packages (SPS, UFR, FPU) interfaces
Ensure identification and resolution of detailed interface issues, in conjunction with managers / senior discipline engineers, in an efficient and cost effective manner
Ensure interface requirements with the subsea facilities, flowlines and pipelines are incorporated into the design
Ensure operations and maintenance requirements are incorporated in the design
Provide effective leadership in quality performance
Contribute to maximize the NPV of the Project by finding means to increase quality and productivity and/or decrease investments through ensuring the best technical definition of process and utilities facilities
Participate in project reviews as required
Gather 'lessons learned' and provide feedback to other of Our Client's entities as required
Ensure that the correct implementation of Digital systems in accordance with the Project's Management of Technical Information Plan and in consultation with the Project Digital Lead
Support implementation of Quantum by ensuring engineering deliverables have sufficient details and consistency.
Together with equipment leads, operations and maintenance, ensure appropriate specification of sensors (vibration, IOT, wireless, etc.) to meet SoR or other guiding requirements.
Support specification of onshore collaboration center and other remote monitoring and support capabilities.
EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering (MS preferred)
Minimum Experience: 10+ years experience working for consulting engineers or oil and gas exploration / production companies with a proven track record in similar positions including engineering management
Required Skills / Certifications: PE registration in Texas (preferred)
Working knowledge of ASME BPVC and ASME B31.3/31.4
Working knowledge PDMS and E3D software
Familiar with 3D model viewer software Navisworks
Floating facilities experience
Firsthand knowledge of safe working practices on offshore construction projects
Firsthand knowledge of GOM Deep Water Developments
Excellent organizational skills and commitment to meeting deadlines
Problem solving skills for complex and integrated processes
Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Conflict management and problem solving skills.
Analytical, interpretative and / or constructive thinking and evaluative judgment.
Language Requirements: Fluent English required