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Project Engineer, Foundation fabrication

FOUNDATIONS FABRICATION ENGINEER required by our Client, an energy services and delivery company, to be assigned on a permanent basis

Reports To – Foundations Manager – US Offshore Wind

Location – Boston, MA

POSITION SCOPE

The  Fabrication Engineer is a critical role within the Offshore Renewables Business, focusing on the delivery of large-scale offshore wind projects and large work packages for various projects within the US.

Working within the Engineering Management team and reporting to the Foundations Manager for US Offshore Wind , the Fabrication Engineer will be responsible for supporting the Foundations Package with the successful delivery of the Foundations Package on major US offshore wind projects.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Support Package Manager with the Foundations supply package for our Clients Renewables’ Joint Venture offshore wind projects in the United States, providing problem solving, assessment and recommendations to ensure successful delivery of the Foundation Monopiles (MPs), Transition Pieces (TPs) and Anode Cages (ACs) in a multi-contract package within time, to budget and quality following industry best practice and observing the maximum respect for Health, Safety and the Environment to ensure regulatory and legal compliance.

Taking initiative and responsibility of key tasks and workstreams within the MP and TP foundation fabrication contracts, managing program, budget, and quality matters on the contract(s) with the assistance of other project managers and team members within the package.

Dealing with all concerned interfaces including within package (design and T&I) as well as multiple packages (e.g. Free Issued Equipment items such as davit crane installation, testing of components supplied by other packages etc.)

Supporting Package manager in ensuring that the foundations are delivered in accordance with the design, via close liaison with the Design management team in the Foundations Department.

Responsible for managing the review of documents issued by fabricators including coordinating review of all necessary persons and contributing to the review itself, in a timely manner and to high quality

Responsible for ensuring that communication notes, technical queries and all topics raised by fabricators are address in a timely manner and to high quality.

Responsible for raising technical queries and communication notes with the fabricators as required

Flexibility to travel regularly to fabrications sites based on Spain and/or Germany to follow up on progress as instructed/agreed with the Package Manager

Responsible to coordinate and be in regular communication with the site supervision teams based in Spain and/or Germany to ensure progress is continuously achieved

Management of change, including supporting the package manager as required such as participation in negotiating and minimizing the commercial and program impact of variations to the contract(s)

Covering for the Foundations Fabrication Manager in periods of absence of the PM

Reporting of key matters to the Package Manager and dealing with project managers and business directors when required

Presentation of key updates at regular intervals to a wide audience.

Responsible for assisting the Package Manager in resolving major technical and commercial matters on the package

Ensuring that cost effective technical solutions are identified, fully evaluated and the risk profile is fully understood by the project.

Assisting Package Manager with ensuring that all assessment, advice and recommendations are fully documented in accordance with all internal procedures and industry best practice, and that sufficient technical and commercial due diligence (whether internal or external) exists to support those business decisions.

Ensuring that health, safety and environmental requirements are fully considered and adhered to in design to ensure compliance with legislation and industry best practice.

Maintaining full awareness of the latest technical and commercial developments and identifying suitable new technology that has the potential to reduce cost and risk or improve safety.

Assisting Package Manager with implementing offshore standards, procedures, tools, best practices and quality requirements for the package to ensure delivery according to specification, budget and program without compromising safety.

Ensuring that appropriate lessons learnt regarding offshore wind farm development and construction are captured and shared across the different Offshore Project work packages.

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

PE license preferred (PE not required with Master’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering)

Minimum 5 years of postgraduate experience.

Substantial experience in a relevant field (offshore wind or oil and gas preferable).

IT literate with the ability to operate MS Office systems and other IT based project management software.

Comprehensive knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation associated with offshore/marine construction projects.

Comprehensive knowledge of engineering procedures, standards and guidance.

Significant experience of leading highly skilled teams.

Significant experience of managing large contracts (about $100m).

Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Flexible to travel 10 – 20% including international travel.

Fluent in English.

Develop Self & Others

Empower to grow

Collaborate and Share

Be a role model

Focus to achieve results

Be agile

Technical Skills

Preferred Qualifications (Certifications, Specific Types of Experience, Industry Experience, Desired Computer Skills, Etc.)

Experience in the offshore wind sector.

Experience in fabrication of offshore Wind Turbine Foundations (MPs, TPs, Jackets) or similar

Experience in design of offshore Wind Turbine Foundations (MPs, TPs, Jackets) would be ideal

 

Job Ref: 11243
ENGINEERS
United States
Permanent
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OSS Engineering Manager VARG.2022.174

OFFSHORE SUBSTATION (OSS) ENGINEERING MANAGER required by our Client, an energy services and delivery company, to be assigned on a permanent basis.

Business Unit    Renewable Offshore

Geographic Location     Boston, MA / VA Beach, VA

POSITION SCOPE

The Offshore Substation (OSS) Engineering Manager is a critical role within the Offshore Business focussing on the delivery of large-scale offshore wind projects (large packages) in the US, working with Multinational Partner(s) and Contractors ensuring that Company position is suitably protected at any agreements.

Belonging to the EPC Services Team and Reporting to either the Head of Project Support or a technical discipline Department Manager, the OSS Engineering Manager will be responsible for defining the design, tendering, negotiating and managing multi-million offshore substation, planning, leading delivery phase including management of multiple offshore contractors and associated interfaces, defining company and business standards and acceptance criteria, and ensuring quality, best practices and excellent H&SE performance are applied. The candidate will be managing delivery activities and decisions from a senior global perspective across the offshore portfolio.

The individual will be working as part of a global business with activities in many countries across Europe and the rest of the world.  The position may require travel to various locations worldwide during development, contracting and delivery of projects (large packages) the individual should be prepared to manage teams working at different project locations.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES

Co-ordinate the overall OSS project design

Ensure the OSS design meets the requirements and expectations of Iberdrola and satisfies the provisions of industry standards, including health, safety and environmental;

Ensure the OSS design is sufficiently robust for the whole project life cycle, i.e. construction, installation, commissioning, operation and decommissioning and technical risks are mitigated to an acceptable level;

Ensure the design maximizes the returns of the investment during the whole project life cycle; 

Support Project Manager and Project Director in meeting Project objectives in H&S, Quality, Program and Budget.

Support implementation in the Project of Engineering Procedures/Guidelines and Project Execution Plan.

Engage with Business functions when required.

Ensure all lessons learnt regarding offshore delivery are captured and shared across the different offshore projects (large packages). Establish the right mechanisms for this process and ensuring the teams and project implement them to capture and enhance business value.

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

Proven offshore projects management experience within a delivery orientated environment in the delivery of large-scale projects

Experience on HVAC/HVDC connection projects and electrical technical background is highly valued.

Significant delivery preparation and management experience in offshore environment.

Significant “hands-on experience” within a delivery project management environment ideally in a commercially focused utility service and/or delivery business.

High degree of competency in future planning. Proven experience in delivery and contracting management and programming.

Experience in offshore windfarm, marine works or oil and gas delivery and marine operations.

Significant experience in leading tendering processes, contract negotiations and detailed commercial delivery contracts.

Experience in dealing with health and safety and environmental legislation associated with delivery, marine and offshore projects (large packages).

Proactive people manager, leader and motivator.

Sound relationship management skills and confidence working with Project Directors and Senior Management.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to influence and develop key project and business decisions.

Excellent report writing, presentation skills and ability to summarize key parameters and drivers impacting the project and business.

Ability to work, manage teams and manage decision making process under pressure and to tight deadlines

Sound planning and analysis skills with the ability to look forward and see/ anticipate problems and thereafter plan and implement mitigating solutions to negate the effect of such problems.

Innovative and creative thinking.

Problem solving – dealing with conflicting requirements.

Tenacity, persistence and determination to succeed in overcoming obstacles.

High capacity for change and experience of leading others through change.

Contribute (or ensure resources are available) to early development projects (large packages), providing key knowledge to development teams on build ability / delivery issues.

Recruit staff necessary to deliver the projects (large packages) over the above timescales.

Liaise with Project Directors across the business to ensure all delivery aspects are appropriately considered during the project planning and execution.

Ability to manage complex projects (large packages) and contracts which require interface and precise coordination with multiple disciplines (structures, turbines, electrical cables, offshore substations, ports, vessels).

Ability to manage teams in multiple sites.

Balance technical detail with commercial needs and provide recommendations, considering all relevant risks.

Ensure that all recommendations are documented, and due diligence exists to support decisions (whether internal or external diligence).

Internal and External Relationships

Internal:

Coordinate support and key expertise from Discipline Leads (electrical, civil, mechanical, etc.) to ensure project and contracts technical compliance to minimise costs/ risks

Collaborate with all Technical Services Team to secure key inputs are accounted for

Lead and instruct Engineering team members for the on time and on budget delivery of the OSS as per our Clients requirements

Collaborate with O&M to ensure requirements are specified and delivered and assets are effectively transferred into operation to deliver business returns

Collaborate with Project/EPC Director for effective and efficient deployment of resources and knowledge development/ retention

Collaborate with Contract Management for procurement of key contracts and terms/ specification to secure best value and minimise costs/ risks

Coordinate with HSQE to comply with standards and minimise legal/ regulatory risks

External:

Management of Consultants to deliver key advice and compliance

Management of major equipment suppliers to ensure project/ contract delivery.

Collaboration with Partners aligning investment plans, sharing knowledge and best practice and delivering projects/ assets.

Criteria Essential

Degree and professional qualification in relevant engineering discipline

Substantial postgraduate experience in industry with significant experience in Offshore substation constructions

IT literate with the ability to operate MS Office systems and other IT based project management software.

Flexible to travel to attend meetings and work at different project

Deep knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation associated with offshore/marine delivery projects (large packages).

Deep knowledge of offshore procedures, standards and guides.

Experience in managing high skilled teams.

Deep knowledge of electrical standards (IEEE, NFPA, NESC etc)

Deep knowledge in electrical equipment sizing, testing and specification  Essential

 

 

Job Ref: 11241
ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT
United States
Permanent
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Director – Offshore Operations Engineering – VAGR.2022.058

DIRECTOR – OFFSHORE OPERATIONS ENGINEERING required by our Client, an energy services and delivery company, to be assigned on a permanent basis.

Geographic Location – Boston, MA

Title of Line Manager     Senior Director, Offshore Operations

POSITION SCOPE

This role will lead on the development and implementation of Operation and maintenance (“O&M”) technical requirements and methodologies in the design, construction and operations phase of the offshore projects. This role will be responsible for creating maintenance and asset management strategies for maximising the offshore wind profitability whilst minimising the technical risk of assets failing. This will include interfacing with teams from the Construction, Technical Services and O&M readiness and site teams to ensure turbines, cables, Scada, foundations and electrical equipment are designed, constructed and operated as required for the long-term profitability of the projects. 

The Offshore Operations Engineering Director will be responsible for building the team: a team of specialists from a range of disciplines (structural, mechanical, electrical, subsea, offshore equipment, logistics, performance analysis).This team will liaise with the wider O&M Global team for implementing lessons learned from Iberdrola’s group projects in the US projects and exchanging best practices.

The role is to support the O&M of the offshore wind projects under development in the USA and in the early years will consist of giving technical support to the projects’ O&M teams whilst they develop the O&M strategies and maintenance costs assessment to secure a positive Financial Close and then through the O&M readiness phase of the projects leading up to the operational phase.

Once the projects are in the operational phase, the role holds the responsibility on providing the technical expertise to contribute to the overall performance of the offshore wind farms operated by our Client, including availability, production, operational budget and revenues. 

The role will provide technical leadership for a range of engineering disciplines relating to O&M to ensure a level of standardisation of approach, delivery and quality across the global project portfolio.  Close liaison and relationships with the rest of the team will be necessary and the role will be expected to contribute and learn from the tasks Offshore Ops Engineering  covers in the management of technical support activities for already operational windfarms from our Clients affiliate companies.

Accountability Statements

Delivery of robust and cost effective engineering strategies for the operational requirements, providing engineering support, assistance and recommendations to ensure delivery within time, to budget and quality following industry best practice and observing the maximum respect for Health, Safety and the Environment to ensure regulatory and legal compliance’

Implement offshore standards, procedures, tools, best practices and quality requirements.

Develop technical specifications for maintenance agreements.

Developing technical specifications for the HSE strategies for operations and ensuring a high standard of health and safety awareness is maintained.

Provide advice on operational solutions / risk levels affecting technical integrity or asset performance to Principal Project Managers to ensure that cost effective solutions are identified, fully evaluated and the risk profile is fully understood.

Make technical recommendations to Principal Project Managers based on the analysed asset integrity status, production and other KPIs

Support the coordination of EPC interfaces and Project Services Engineering Team to ensure the operational requirements are identified, fully evaluated and actioned during project execution.

Liaise with the Global Asset Integrity Management Department Team ensuring lessons learnt and best practices are capture and shared across the different Offshore Projects.

Deliver technical due diligence to the handover from construction and the transition through end of warranty of offshore wind assets.

Ensure that all assessment, advice and recommendations are fully documented in accordance with all internal procedures and industry best practice, and that sufficient technical and commercial due diligence (whether internal or external) exists to support those business decisions.

Support the Offshore Operations team in developing the O&M strategy via:

O&M technical input into turbine selection to ensure they meet industry standards and are safe to operate and maintain.

Getting advantage of other owners and services provider’s experiences to ensure performance on the O&M strategy decisions.

Provide the technical maintenance requirements to allow OPEX costs to be built, use experience and/or analysis to estimate unscheduled costs.

Responsible for providing operational projects with technical support to best respond to serious technical issues in the windfarms in order to minimise production loss and risk to the assets.  Ensure that the experience of the Global Technical Services team is leveraged in the offshore and new technology environment.

Define the detailed maintenance required for the contracts to be placed on the foundations, cables, offshore substations and associated equipment.  Responsible for ensuring it is compliant with the requirements of regulatory and statutory bodies.

Responsible for ensuring technically competent suppliers are selected. 

Form productive relationships with key service providers; liaising with them in technical workshops and ensuring their technical service is of the highest quality.

Support the Offshore Operations Management ensuring operational risks are identified and mitigated as well as working to ensure the assets are handed over in highest quality state.

Planning and delivery of the Offshore Operations Engineering organization in the USA

Contribute to the Asset Integrity Management Strategy to identify and implement initiatives to:

Improve the way offshore projects are designed for operations.

Strengthen the technical performance of sites across Iberdrola Renewables offshore portfolio.

Actively participate in lessons learnt sessions to continually improve business practices and processes.

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE

Relevant engineering knowledge.

Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Developed report writing, presentation skills and ability to summarize a parameters and drivers impacting the scope of works.

Good organizational and operational skills with the ability to link this awareness to

Technical judgement and decision making.

Good planning and analysis skills with the ability to look forward and anticipate problems and thereafter plan and implements mitigating solutions to negate the effect of such problems.

Ability to support the management of a scope of works which require interface and coordination.

Advice on the impact of technical/ specialist risks and issues and the viability of solutions recommended.

Experience and understanding of technical due diligence.

Experience of renewables / power generation industry preferred.

Some experience of offshore O&M.

Problem solving – dealing with conflicting requirements

Tenacity, persistence and determination to succeed in overcoming obstacles.

High capacity for change.

Experience of managing a rapidly growing team within an evolving operational environment.

Experience of working in teams involved in large projects in international environments.

Pro-active and diligent approach.

Sound relationship management skills and confidence working with senior colleagues.

Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

Analyse technical/ specialist risks and issues and the viability of solutions recommended.

A degree or equivalent in physics, mathematics or an engineering discipline;

Computer literacy, with a good working knowledge of  Microsoft Office components especially Excel and database packages, eg Microsoft Access, and programming languages as well as an ability to deal with new software.

Eligible to work in the US

Internal and External Relationships

Internal:

Coordinate support and key expertise from various Disciplines (electrical, civil, mechanical, etc.) to ensure technical compliance to minimise costs/ risks and to secure best practice and value from investments

Collaborate with Operations team members to ensure requirements are specified and delivered and assets are effectively transferred into operation to deliver business returns

Collaborate with Operations team members for effective and efficient deployment of resources and knowledge development/ retention

Collaborate with Contract Managers to aid their procurement and management of key contracts and terms/ specification to secure best value and minimise costs/ risks

Coordinate with HSQE advisors to comply with standards and minimise legal/ regulatory risks

External:

Management of Suppliers and contractors

Collaboration with Partners sharing knowledge and best practice

Management of Consultants/technical advisors to deliver key advice and compliance

Industry groups/other developers

Complexity and Creativity

Manage and resolve a range of issues on projects covering technical and operational matters related to Operations.

At short notice, act upon and deliver ad-hoc tasks/projects without losing focus on major ongoing projects.

Successfully manage the expectations of the Project Managers with regards to project delivery.

Manage wide range of data, quick analysis capacity and creativity for highlight major decision making levers.

Special Requirements (not mandatory)

Postgraduate experience, preferably in operation and Maintenance of wind farms.

Experience of offshore wind sector

Knowledge of H&S and environmental legislation associated with marine/offshore operations projects

Cultural awareness

Foreign languages (Spanish, French, German)

Knowledge and experience of engineering contracts      

Minimum Criteria (mandatory)

Degree in relevant maths, engineering or Physical Science discipline

Flexible to travel around the US and overseas

Some experience in engineering industry, academia or consultancy

Experience of the wind or electrical distribution/transmission industries   

Job Ref: 11240
ENGINEERS
United States
Permanent
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Grid OSS Deputy Package Manager VAGR.2022.132

OFFSHORE SUBSTATION DEPUTY PACKAGE MANAGER required by our Client, an energy services and delivery company, to be assigned on a permanent basis.

Geographic Location – Boston, MA – USA

Title of Line Manager – Head of Project Support / OSS Package Manager

POSITION SCOPE

The Offshore Substation Deputy Package Manager is a critical role within the Offshore Business focusing on the delivery of substantial packages within offshore projects in the US and overseas, working with Multinational Partner(s) and Contractors ensuring that our clients position is suitably protected at any agreements.

The individual will be part of the management team for the delivery of a scope comprising the supply and installation of Park City Wind, a 800 MW offshore wind farm.

Belonging to the EPC Services Team and Reporting to either the Head of Project Support or a technical discipline Department Manager, the Lead Project Manager will be responsible for defining delivery strategies and plans, tendering, negotiating and managing multi-million offshore delivery contracts, planning and implementing delivery sites and logistics, leading delivery phase including management of multiple offshore contractors and associated interfaces, defining company and business standards and acceptance criteria, and ensuring quality, best practices and excellent H&SE performance are applied.

The individual will be working as part of a global business with activities in many countries across the US and the rest of the world.  The position may require travelling to various locations in the US and overseas and during development, contracting and delivery of substantial packages the individual should be prepared to manage teams working at different project locations.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES

Lead delivery of complex multi-million dollars, multi-disciplinary, multi- contract packages with a substantial number of interfaces and coordination to manage.

Ensure substantial packages are delivered on time, to budget and quality following the highest industry practice and observing the maximum respect for Health, Safety and Environment to ensure regulatory and legal compliance.

Implement offshore standards, procedures, tools, best practices and quality requirements for large scale offshore windfarm substantial packages, to be constructed across a number of countries throughout Europe and the USA.

Ensure the delivery of substantial packages is appropriate and consistent with our Clients strategy and delivered according to specification, budget and timetable without compromising safety.

Define, implement and resource the appropriate organisation structure for managing the delivery of the substantial packages.

Manage the substantial packages delivery team, comprising employees working within several countries throughout the US and Europe (UK, Germany, France, Spain) to ensure project execution with intelligent and cost-effective resourcing.

Prepare substantial packages for the execution phase including contracting offshore equipment, delivery companies, onshore facilities, harbours, consultants, H&SE and quality plans, etc.

Manage a team that will be responsible for leading the execution phase (onshore and offshore) of substantial project packages of multi-functional teams. Package teams will include legal, commercial, financial and technical.

Manage project sites (manufacturing facilities, onshore sites, harbours, vessels and offshore sites) under delivery including contractors, consultants and supervisors to support the overall investment plan.

Manage site hand over from construction to O&M to secure long term investment value and minimise risks.

Provide key and strategic delivery advice, assessment and recommendations to the business providing key knowledge, lessons learned and support to the substantial packages throughout the whole life cycle (development to decommissioning) to support the business plan delivery

Provide expert advice on appropriate bid levels/ programme strategies/ commercial strategies/ commercial agreements relative to projects (large packages) to maximise value. Provide key input in the preparation of investment dossiers for all funding requests for projects (large packages) to secure investment support at best value.

Develop HSE strategy and plans for all project sites and ensure consistency with our Clients business strategy to minimise risks and enhance reputation.

Coordinate with the HSE team to develop HSE strategy for offshore windfarm delivery and ensure a high standard of health and safety awareness is maintained.

Ensure all lessons learnt regarding offshore delivery are captured and shared across the different offshore substantial packages. Establish the right mechanisms for this process and ensuring the teams and substantial package implement them to capture and enhance business value.

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

Degree and professional qualification in relevant engineering discipline – Mechanical/Electrical/Marine Engineering or Naval Architectural.

Proven experience in the management of substantial packages.

Substantial experience in contracting, engineering design and delivery

IT literate with the ability to operate MS Office systems and other IT based project management software.

Flexible to travel to attend meetings and work at different project sites in the US as well as Germany, France, Denmark, Spain and England.

Relevant experience in offshore delivery planning and set up.

Good knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation associated with offshore/marine delivery substantial packages.

Good knowledge of offshore procedures, standards and guides.

Experience in managing high skilled teams.

Internal and External Relationships

Internal:

Colleagues within the project, specifically the Electrical Design Manager, OSS Engineering Co-ordinator, Main Equipment Project Manager, ESP Package Manager.

Offshore business functional manager

External:

Appointed consultants and contractors

Criteria Essential

Substantial experience in delivering large packages

Excellent communication and inter-personal skills

The ability to understand complex engineering and construction information, which may be unfamiliar at first.

Proven ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-discipline team environment and also independently.

Experience of working in and managing highly skilled teams

IT literate with the ability to operate MS Office systems and learn how to use new IT applications.

Educated to degree level in relevant engineering discipline or a related subject.

Self-motivated, with personal organisation and planning skills

Fluent English speaking and written

Flexible to travel around the US and overseas.

Comprehensive knowledge of engineering procedures, standards and guidance.

Knowledge and experience of offshore/marine sector

Experience with offshore wind and/or renewables in general       

 

Job Ref: 11239
OTHER
United States
Permanent
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Grid OSS Installation Manager VAR.2022.134

OSS TRANSPORT AND INSTALLATION MANAGER required by our Client, an energy services and delivery company, to be assigned on a permanent basis.

Geographic Location     Boston, MA

Title of Line Manager     OSS Package Manager

POSITION SCOPE

The Offshore Substation (OSS) Installation Manager is responsible for the Transport and Installation works of the Offshore Substation of a wind farm, from planning at early stages, tendering, contract negotiation and management of execution, up to O&M handover. To ensure safe and efficient completion of the OSS T&I Package in line with the project objectives and Group’s criteria.

The candidate must be a professional with solid background and experience with offshore installation works, competent to specify, evaluate and supervise installation works, as well as to manage multiple activities and interfaces, while ensuring quality, best practices and excellent health and safety performances. Relevant experience with installation of Offshore Wind substations and/or Oil & Gas platforms is required.

The position may require frequent travel to various locations with occasional international travel.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The OSS Installation Manager shall be directly responsible for the delivery of the OSS T&I work-package. These responsibilities include:

Project Management

Project management for the work package and management of multi-disciplinary package team.

Development and implementation of a project execution plan and management of internal and external services or resources that are required to deliver the tasks identified within the plan.

Development and implementation of a health and safety plan and a quality assurance plan and management of any internal and external services or resources that are required to deliver the activities that are defined within these plans.

Preparation and tracking of budget.

Marine liaison during execution to ensure marine inspection are scheduled and closed with completed records to commence operations.

Development and manages package programme, interface register, lessons learnt, risk register, and weekly and monthly package reports.

Engineering

Management of engineering resources required to develop and implement a project engineering plans and studies.

Management of any internal and external services or resources that are required to verify the installation of the OSS package.

Management of all activities that are required to ensure work-package compliance with the project’s interface engineering requirements.

Procurement

Definition of the scope of work for each work package.

Definition of the contracting strategy and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.

Management of the engineering and project resources required to complete the preparation of technical documentation that is required for inclusion within bid package.

Assessment of the technical compliance of the bids received and for providing technical recommendation for the Contractor selection process.

Responsibility for the Contractor Proposal evaluation, negotiation of the Employer’s Requirements, , Site Data, Programme, Weather and Installation schedules to ensure the sufficiency of each within the final contract agreement.

Working with the wider business to ensure business requirements are reflected in tenders and contracts.

Consents

Management of the Installation Contractor.

Responsible for the identification and management of all activities and resources that are required to complete the work-package.

Responsible for supporting the business in demonstrating compliance to key authorities and for stakeholder management.

Support project and department in other tasks, as requested.

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

8+ years of project management experience. Preferably within offshore wind market with large-scale project delivery. PMP Certification preferred.

Engineering degree in related field or equivalent experience.

Working knowledge of current standards and guidelines for the installation of OSS Foundations and Topsides and for the planning and execution of marine operations within the US offshore wind sector.

Working knowledge of standards/regulations and best practices on heavy lifting, maritime transport, and offshore installation, especially N001/02 Marine Operations and Marine Warranty

Working knowledge of contracts.

Working knowledge of US health and safety legislation and guidelines.

Working knowledge of US permitting, licensing, and consenting.

Experience negotiating high value contracts within the offshore wind industry.

Experience in construction planning and risk management 

Experience of having managed OSS foundation and topsides installation works during execution phase of a project.

Flexibility to travel between offices and contractor facilities in the US. 

Internal and External Relationships (for your own reference)

Internal:

Offshore Development Director

Offshore Operations Director

Offshore Technical Manager

Offshore Commercial Director

Project Managers and Assistant Project Managers (Development/Construction)

Legal

External:

Industry groups/ other developers

Public and private stakeholders (MCA, Trinity House, Chamber of Shipping, government, local councils, academics, NGOs, public etc.)

Commercial interests

Consultants/technical advisor

Criteria

8+ years of project management experience.

Working knowledge of current standards and guidelines for the installation of OSS.

IT literate with the ability to operate MS Office systems and project management software.

Flexible to travel around the US and overseas.

Right to work in US      

Job Ref: 11237
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
United States
Permanent
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GRID OSS Deputy Fabrication Manager VAGR.2022.142

GRID OSS DEPUTY FABRICATION MANAGER required by our Client, an energy services and delivery company, to be assigned on a permanent basis.

Business Unit    Offshore Business

Geographic Location     Boston or Connecticut (U.S.)

Title of Line Manager     Head of Construction

POSITION SCOPE

The Senior Fabrication Manager is a Key role within the Offshore Business focusing on assisting with the delivery of OFFSHORE SUBSTATION Fabrication in Europe and overseas (USA, Mexico, Brazil ..) projects, ensuring that our Clients position is suitably protected for GRID Package agreements.

 

Belonging to the Project Team and Reporting to the Offshore Fabrication & Department Manager, the Senior Fabrication Manager will be supporting the Fabrication strategies and plans, tendering, negotiating and managing offshore Fabrication contracts, planning and implementing Fabrication and expediting procedures and good practices, including Site management of Offshore Fabrication contractors and associated interfaces, ensuring quality, best practices and excellent H&SE performance.

The position may require frequent travel to various locations in Europe, or even temporary relocations, and overseas and during development, contracting and delivery of Fabrication.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES

Prepare Technical Specification for Fabrication Contracts (HV/LV Electrical sections), implementing the offshore Fabrication/ Electrical standards, procedures, tools, best practices, and quality requirements.

Assisting delivery of Fabrication Contracts/ projects with a number of interfaces (Design, Main equipment, installation and other suppliers, etc.) and coordination to manage within the Offshore Wind projects.

Support the Fabrication Manager with the evaluation and selection of the Fabrication Contractor in the major fabrication projects. Participate in technical tender meetings, review offers from bidders and prepare the bid assessments.

Provide advice on Electrical Installation and testing solutions / risk levels and commercial agreements to the package, to ensure that cost effective Fabrication solutions are identified, fully evaluated and the risk profile is fully understood by the package.

Lead the delivery of Site Fabrication Works with a number of interfaces and coordination (Manufacturing facilities, Main Equipment Suppliers, Fabrication sites, Marine Warranty Surveyors, Load outs, Transfer of custodies, Site Logistic) under delivery including contractors, consultants and supervisors

Ensure the Site delivery of Fabrication works is appropriate and consistent with the specification, budget and timetable without compromising safety, following the best quality practices and observing the maximum respect for Health, Safety and Environment.

Assistance in the electrical integration with other project packages, especially Free Issue Equipment’s (FIE’s) packages and designers, including co-ordination, planning and all material and FIE logistics, including certifications of approval, for the Onshore fabrication phase of the Project.

Ensure the delivery of Fabrication works is appropriate and consistent with the specification, budget and timetable without compromising safety.

Work with the QHSE team to develop QHSE strategy for Fabrication works and ensure a high standard of health and safety awareness is maintained.

Control, manage and assist IEC/SP Engineering and Design Teams with all the Site Queries raised during the fabrication activities, liaising with the responsible key people in Head Offices and trying to minimise response time to the Contractors.

Manage project sites – medium scales (Manufacturing facilities, Fabrication sites, Marine Warranty Surveyors, Load outs, Transfer of custodies, Site Logistic) under delivery including contractors, consultants and supervisors.

Manage site hand over from Fabrication delivery to Installation, Commissioning or O&M.

Support with the QHSE team to develop QHSE strategy for Fabrication works and ensure a high standard of health and safety awareness is maintained.

Day to day management decisions relating to site works to avoid delays, disruption or claims whilst ensuring safety, technical and financial compliance. Take necessary actions to minimise claims/ variations from contractors.

The individual should be prepared to manage teams working at different project locations.

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

Working knowledge and understanding of:

Occupational Safety and Health Administration Requirements (OSHA)

Offshore Safety requirements relevant to marine operations.

Construction planning, Estimations, and Risk Management.

Pro-active and diligent approach.

Management of multidisciplinary teams spread across multiple locations in a matrix organization.

Highly developed communication (written and verbal) particularly related to multicultural relationships and ability to present effectively to management teams.

Assist with documenting decisions (whether internal or external diligence).

Excellent negotiation and influencing skills.

Advanced user of Microsoft office applications.

Strong technical skills and problem-solving ability.

Tenacity, persistence and determination to succeed in overcoming obstacles.

High capacity for change.

Strong contractual and commercial awareness.

Ability to deliver required outputs in a timely manner.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Internal and External Relationships (for your own reference)

Internal:

Coordinate with Fabrication Manager to deliver Fabrication Contracts in the project.

Collaborate with Head of Fabrication and Expediting for effective and efficient deployment of resources and knowledge development/ retention.

Collaborate with all Technical Services Team to secure key knowledge inputs for application within key packages/ contracts to secure best practice and value from investments

Collaborate with Heads of Contract Management for procurement of key contracts and terms/ specification to secure best value and minimizes costs/ risks

Coordinate with Head of HSQE to comply with standards and minimize legal/ regulatory risks

External:

Management of Consultants to deliver key advice and compliance

Management of key suppliers to ensure key package/ contract delivery.

Minimum Criteria (mandatory)

Degree and professional qualification in relevant engineering discipline (Master Engineer –Electrical Engineering)

Proven 2-5 years of Site experience on HV & MV Electrical installation works, cable routing, instruments, connections, electrical devices, fixations, electrical cabinets, etc. for Offshore Wind, Oil & Gas, Shipbuilding or Power Industry.

Proven 2 years’ experience in contract management. Experience in Construction/ delivery Contracts

Cultural Awareness, Prove 2-year International Assignment or similar

Familiar with Offshore Design Codes for Fabrication, testing and design of offshore structure (DNV)

IT literate with the ability to operate MS Office systems and other IT based project management software.

Flexible to travel regularly to attend meetings and work at different project sites in a number of countries thought northern Europe and USA, particularly Germany, France, Denmark, Spain and England.

Good knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation associated with offshore/marine delivery key packages.

English (B2 or higher)

Special Requirements (not mandatory)

Good knowledge of Offshore Fabrication procedures, standards and guides.

Experience in managing high skilled teams.

Proven 2 years’ Experience and skills in leading and organising teams involved in large-scale Fabrication, multidiscipline projects in international environment and in JV structures. Ability to manage people effectively to deliver required outputs in a timely manner. Engineering/ Construction team management

Proven experience with managing insurance marine warranty surveyors and gaining certificates of approval to start Loadouts/in works.

GWO or Site Management Safety Training Scheme (5-day course or similar)

Spanish (B2 or higher)

Other Languages (French, German, …)  Desirable

 

Job Ref: 11236
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
United States
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FOU Deputy Package Manager

DEPUTY FOUNDATIONS PACKAGE MANAGER required by our Client, an energy services and delivery company, to be assigned on a permanent basis

Reports To – Foundations Manager – US Offshore Wind

Location(s) – Boston, MA

POSITION SCOPE

The Deputy Foundations Package Manager (US) is a critical role within the Offshore Renewables Business, focusing on the delivery of large-scale offshore wind projects and large work packages for various projects within the US.

Working within the Engineering Management team and reporting to the Foundations Manager for US Offshore Wind, the Deputy Foundations Package Manager will be responsible for supporting the Foundations Package Manager with the successful delivery of the Foundations Package on major US offshore wind projects.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Support Package Manager with the Foundation design and supply package for our Clients Renewables’ offshore wind projects in the United States, providing key leadership, assessment and recommendations to ensure delivery of a multi-contract package within time, to budget and quality following industry best practice and observing the maximum respect for Health, Safety and the Environment to ensure regulatory and legal compliance.

Project management of key areas such as one or more foundation fabrication contracts, managing program, budget and quality matters on the contract(s) with the assistance of other project managers and team members within the package.

Project management as above of one or more free issue equipment contracts, for example, davit crane supply.

Supporting Package manager in ensuring that the foundations are delivered in accordance with the design, via close liaison with the Design management team in the Foundations Department.

Management of change, including taking a leading in negotiating and minimizing the commercial and program impact of variations to the contract(s)

Supporting with the management, organization and leadership of the package team, which will include project managers, commercial managers and project engineers. This team will potentially comprise employees working within a number of countries throughout the USA and Europe, and the Deputy Package Manager will need to ensure that competencies are maintained (or enhanced) under the guidance and support of respective line managers.

Covering for the Package Manager in periods of absence of the PM

Maintenance of the package organization chart, including the assignment of appropriate resources.

Reporting of key matters to the Package Manager and dealing with project managers and business directors when required

Presentation of key updates at regular intervals to a wide audience.

Responsible for assisting the Package Manager in resolving major technical and commercial matters on the package

Maintenance and communication of package risk register.

Ensuring that cost effective technical solutions are identified, fully evaluated and the risk profile is fully understood by the project.

Assisting Package Manager with ensuring that all assessment, advice and recommendations are fully documented in accordance with all internal procedures and industry best practice, and that sufficient technical and commercial due diligence (whether internal or external) exists to support those business decisions.

Ensuring that health, safety and environmental requirements are fully considered and adhered to in design to ensure compliance with legislation and industry best practice.

Maintaining full awareness of the latest technical and commercial developments and identifying suitable new technology that has the potential to reduce cost and risk or improve safety.

Assisting Package Manager with implementing offshore standards, procedures, tools, best practices and quality requirements for the package to ensure delivery according to specification, budget and program without compromising safety.

Ensuring that appropriate lessons learnt regarding offshore wind farm development and construction are captured and shared across the different Offshore Project work packages. Collaborate with the Principal Engineer to ensure that the engineering team implements these lessons to enhance business value

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

Required Qualifications (Education, Years of or Specific Types of Experience, Required Computer Skills, Etc.)

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering and PE licence required (PE not required with Master’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering)

Minimum 6 years of postgraduate experience.

Substantial experience in a relevant field (offshore wind or oil and gas preferable).

IT literate with the ability to operate MS Office systems and other IT based project management software.

Comprehensive knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation associated with offshore/marine construction projects.

Comprehensive knowledge of engineering procedures, standards and guidance.

Significant experience of leading highly skilled teams.

Significant experience of managing large contracts (about $100m).

Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Flexible to travel 10 – 20% including international travel.

Fluent in English.

Develop Self & Others

Empower to grow

Collaborate and Share

Be a role model

Focus to achieve results

Be agile

Technical Skills

Preferred Qualifications (Certifications, Specific Types of Experience, Industry Experience, Desired Computer Skills, Etc.)

Experience in the offshore wind sector.

Experience in design of offshore Wind Turbine Foundations

Experience in manufacturing of offshore Wind Turbine Foundations

 

Job Ref: 11234
ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT
United States
Permanent
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Business Development / Sales Manager Asia

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary purpose of the Business Development/Sales Manager Asia to represent the company and its current and future commercial interests in the region to the highest standards possible with the ultimate aim of increasing the number of assigned contractors supplied by the company to the client-managed projects in the region

 Within that remit, the Business Development/Sales Manager will perform any and all of the following activities/responsibilities:

 Primary

  • Identify new prospects in Singapore
  • Consolidate relationships with our historical clients
  • Respond to calls for tenders and understand the service needs of your customers to offer them adapted solutions
  • Work closely with the Company Manager and the recruitment teams to best meet customer expectations
  • Establish quotes and offers
  • Carry out the budgetary and financial follow-up of your business

 

  • Develop and cultivate in-depth and robust relationships with key decision makers and stake -holders within the company's current and future clients in the region
  • Nurture and protect client relationships and ensure that the companies interests are always best served and ensure that a maximum conversion of these relationships into contractual sales or gaining status as a 'preferred supplier' is achieved or maintained
  • Carry out high level and varied business development activities with Mentor IMC's clients which includes attending client meetings, promoting the companies range of services, and engaging in all matter of relationship building opportunities.
  • Represent and promote the company at any client-facing events and ensure that the company is invited to and represented at any current or future tendering opportunities.

Secondary

Wherever relevant actively recruit for specific local vacancies or support internal colleagues in the supply of relevant technical engineering CVs and champion the cause of each contractor supplied by company to the client

Network and information gather on current and future projects in the region and report this information to the relevant colleagues within the company

Act as a mediator, a diplomat, a technical advisor and facilitator of all contractor or client related problem solving

Stand as a highly visible point of contact for our current and future company-assigned contractors in the region. Respond to any requirements they might have and quickly deal with any problems that arise during the course of their assignments with company

Help and advise the companies contractors and their dependents on any local issues or requirements and do everything in your power and capabilities to ensure successful resolution

Arrange 'meet & greets' at airports and train stations for newly arriving Mentor Contractors and their families, facilitate their transition into the country and help direct them to the relevant points of contact for accommodation, schooling, medical facilities etc

Profile

COMPANY

A successful & fast growing Energy management consultancy involved in providing recruitment related project management and technical services to its globally based clients.

Mentor IMC Group offers more than 25 years' global experience as an engineering industry exclusive, project management resource consultancy. Our international offices located in the UK, US, Asia and Australia provides an excellent platform for our clients to successfully develop and execute Oil and Gas, Renewable Energies and large scale infrastructure projects.

 In 2014 Mentor IMC Group was acquired by VINCI Energies (part of the Vinci Group). With 64,000 employees and revenue of €10 billion, VINCI Energies is a European market leader in energy and information technology services. VINCI (vinci.com) is a global player in concessions and construction, employing close to 183,000 people in some 100 countries.

PROFILE

  • 5 y+ in Business Development
  • Knowledge of the Asian region
  • Experience in the energy sector
  • Coming from a higher education Master degree, an engineering school with a strong interest in business development, or a business school with an interest in technology.
  • 2 to 3 years in a similar position
  • Ready to take on new challenges, you are at ease in multicultural environments, endowed with excellent interpersonal skills, strong managerial skills, anticipation, negotiation and organization, and a strong reactivity .
  • Travel abroad to plan
  • Having a very good level of English required and fluency in 2 other language is a must,
  • Experience and strong international interest is appreciated
Job Ref: 11195
MISCELLANEOUS
Singapore
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Civil Engineer

CIVIL ENGINEER required by our client, an onshore oil and gas company, to be hired on a full-time basis, located in Algeria.

Duration: 1-year renewable contract

POSITION SCOPE

Reporting to the Chef Service Engineering or the respective project manager, the principal role is responsible for civil engineering support at the assigned site location.

PRINCIPAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Solid experience in Civil Engineering design in the oil and gas industry with a reputable oil and gas company or consultancy / contractor.
  • Responsible for civil engineering support at GB facilities;
  • The engineering role assumes technical authority for GB in said engineering discipline and as such shall provide technical support for the construction, inspection & testing, installation and commissioning phases of the assigned project.
  • Focus on the successful execution of the projects ensuring that they are on time, within budget and in accordance with; agreed project requirements, company specifications & standards and Algerian Regulatory requirements.
  • Support the coordination and alignment of discipline interfaces between the project phases and direct the contractors efforts accordingly taking into account safety, startup, cost and constructability impacts.
  • Work within a multi-disciplined engineering team and interface with other GB departments.
  • Fully familiar with relevant design codes and standards.
  • Monitor material schedules and equipment purchases and delivery.
  • Report on progress against the agreed plans.
  • Participate in technical bid clarification/evaluation and provide necessary input into vendor/supplier selection.
  • Input into procurement of equipment and materials and generation of contracts.
  • Resolution of technical queries associated with eng, procurement and construction.
  • Ensure that design integrity is maintained through fabrication through correct handling of site queries and proper application of QA/QC processes.
  • Support the safety and design reviews in coordination with head discipline engineers and other stakeholders.
  • Measurement and control of project costs.
  • Present and explain proposals, reports, and findings to management.
  • Work within the GB company procedures and guidelines participating in company initiatives
  • Work within the GB HSE procedures and guidelines participating in company HSE initiatives

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSc / BEng Civil Engineering Degree (or equivalent) in relevant engineering discipline.
  • At least 10 years of experience, with at least 8 years in oil and gas or petrochemical industry.
  • Strong technical, planning, communication and reporting skills.
  • Auto CAD and civil calculations skills
  • Working knowledge and understanding of relevant industry codes and standards.
  • Must be a self-starter capable of analysing and solving problems within his / her discipline and interfacing with a multi-disciplined engineering team.
  • Good interpersonal skills combined with effective oral and written English candidates preferably have effective oral and written French skills.
  • Able to work in on a 28/28 day rotational basis (12 hours per day 7 days per week whilst on shift) in a desert environment where outside temperatures can reach 50º C.  and transportation to the work location/site is via light fixed winged aircraft.
  • Have a good understanding of industry safety practices and be able to demonstrate general HSE cultural understanding and awareness for Oil & Gas facilities.
  • English language skill is a must, French knowledge is added advantage
Job Ref: 11186
ENGINEERS
Algeria
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Electrical Engineer

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER required by our client, an onshore oil and gas company, to be hired on a full-time basis, located in Algeria.

Duration: 1-year renewable contract

POSITION SCOPE

The electrical engineering position is responsible for management of design changes, procurement, implementation and commissioning of plant and infrastructure electrical equipment.

PRINCIPAL REQUIREMENTS

  • The engineering role assumes technical authority for GB in said engineering discipline and as such shall provide technical leadership for input, support & approval into the design / engineering, procurement, manufacturing, construction, inspection & testing, installation, commissioning & start-up of the company's facilities.  This also includes supporting other GB departments including Exploitation, Maintenance, HSE etc.
  • Focus on the successful execution of the projects ensuring that they are on time, within budget and in accordance with; agreed project requirements, company specifications & standards and Algerian Regulatory requirements.
  • Develop engineering and project scope of works and ensure that all related deliverables are in compliance with the applicable codes, standards, project, statutory and corporate requirements and procedures.
  • Support the coordination and alignment of discipline interfaces between the project phases and direct the contractors design efforts accordingly taking into account safety, startup, cost and constructability impacts.
  • Work within a multi-disciplined engineering team and interface with other GB departments.
  • Fully familiar with relevant design codes and standards.
  • Understanding of design review, and familiar with all types of FEED and EPC deliverables, equipment, design and construction progress reviews.
  • Full life cycle experience is essential, right from design basis, FEED and EPC scope preparation and execution, design / safety / operations reviews.
  • Presenting Field Change Proposals to management for technical and commercial review/approval.
  • Budgeting and estimating of outline project costs.
  • Participate in technical bid clarification / evaluation and provide necessary input into vendor / supplier selection.
  • Input into procurement of equipment and materials and generation of contracts for specific engineering services.
  • Familiar with factory acceptance testing requirements, procedure development and approval.  Attendance at factory acceptance shall be required as and when the need arises.
  • Timely resolution of technical queries associated with engineering, procurement and construction.
  • Review the discipline design calculation reports, system studies, design philosophies, software model input and outputs, drawings, equipment data sheets, data bases, specifications and vendor data; and contribute to effective and timely resolution of technical and engineering issues in consultation with the relevant stakeholders.
  • Provide technical input and document approval during FEED, detailed engineering, procurement, fabrication, testing, installation, commissioning / start-up stages of the project and monitor the implementation of QA/QC processes, in order to achieve deliverables and facilities that meet project requirements.
  • Ensure that design integrity is maintained through fabrication through correct handling of site queries and proper application of QA/QC processes.
  • Support the safety and design reviews in coordination with head discipline engineers and other stakeholders.
  • Measurement and control of project costs.
  • Present and explain proposals, reports, and findings to management.
  • Experience and knowledge in the following areas:
  • Familiar with plant electrical layouts and associated drawings and documentation.
  • Troubleshooting and fault finding electrical equipment experience.
  • Working with low, medium and high voltage switchgear and associated equipment.
  • Extensive operational experience.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, standards and specifications.
  • ATEX (and COMPEX desirable) compliancy.
  • Electrical protection and controls experience.
  • Electrical safety analysis and design
  • Hazardous area compliance
  • Power generation, system analysis, and protection
  • Power cable / line wiring methods and material selection.
  • Principles of shielding and grounding for power lines and cables.
  • Determining adequacy of equipment ratings / selection (e.g. withstand, interrupting, latching, basic insulation level).
  • Bus transfer schemes that includes automatic transfer scheme, fast transfer, and residual voltage transfer.
  • Design and operation of battery back-up / UPS systems
  • Motor starting methods (e.g. soft start, variable speed)
  • Lighting requirements.
  • Witnessing and acceptance of factory acceptance tests, site acceptance tests, commissioning activities and start-up activities.
  • Ensuring electrical compliance of sub-contractor work.
  • Experience of participation in HAZID and HAZOP technical safety reviews
  • Good understanding of the principles of process safety and functional safety (and associated industry based standards).

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree from recognized university in electrical engineering. Diploma considered with sufficient experience.
  • Minimum 8 years of work experience in oil & gas, refining, or petrochemical industry.
  • Strong technical, planning, communication and reporting skills.
  • Familiar with discipline related engineering software.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of relevant industry codes and standards.
  • Must be a self-starter capable of analysing and solving problems within his / her discipline and interfacing with a multi-disciplined engineering team.
  • Good interpersonal skills combined with effective oral and written English candidates preferably have effective oral and written French skills.
  • Able to work on a 28/28 day rotational basis (12 hours per day 7 days per week whilst on shift) in a desert environment where outside temperatures can reach 50º C and transportation to the work location / site is via light fixed winged aircraft.
  • Have a good understanding of industry safety practices and be able to demonstrate general HSE cultural understanding and awareness for Oil & Gas facilities.
  • English language skill is a must, French knowledge is added advantage

 

Job Ref: 11185
ENGINEERS
Algeria
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Mechanical/Maintenance Engineer

MECHANICAL/MAINTENANCE ENGINEER  required by our client, an onshore oil and gas company, to be hired on a full-time basis, located in Algeria.

Duration: 1-year renewable contract

PRINCIPAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Responsible for technical contribution and oversite to the Preventative and Corrective maintenance activities for the El Merk Central Production Facility in order to ensure long-term reliability of rotating and static equipment. 
  • Monitors and tracks Contractor activities during the maintenance of static and rotating equipment and machinery.
  • Identifies reliability and availability issues and creates plans to improve in these areas.
  • Reviews vibration monitoring and MMS system information for major rotating equipment, recommends corrective actions and long-term improvements.
  • Assists in Shutdown Preparation activities related to Mechanical maintenance.
  • Provides support to the Maintenance Mechanical services and engineering discipline and provides technical leadership for the development and implementation of preventative maintenance programs for all types of industrial mechanical and rotating systems and equipment such as compressors, turbines, and pumps.  This includes the review and planning to ensure spare parts availability.
  • Provides input, support & approval into the design / engineering, procurement, manufacturing, construction, inspection & testing, installation, commissioning & start-up of the company's facilities.
  • Mentoring and development of more junior members of the team

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering preferred – but equivalent work experience and vocational qualifications may be sufficient.
  • 8 – 10 years of experience in the engineering and/or construction of large petrochemical, oil and/or gas production facilities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of preventative and predictive maintenance of industrial mechanical and rotating systems and equipment.
  • Ability to use and interpret reports from all precision-measuring devices and perform precision-alignment on multiple equipment types. Experience reading, interpreting and maintaining mechanical drawings, MFDs, PFDs, P&IDs and other complex diagrams.
  • In-depth knowledge of plant maintenance procedures and equipment diagnostics.
  • Prefer to have significant experience in a Quality Assurance and/or Quality Control position/remit.
  • Prefer to have extensive experience of a wide range of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) techniques plus experience of Commissioning systems and pre-commissioning oversight.
Job Ref: 11184
ENGINEERS
Algeria
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Instrumentation Engineer

INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEER required by our client, an onshore oil and gas company, to be hired on a full-time basis, located in Algeria.

Duration: 1-year renewable contract

POSITION SCOPE

The electronic (control) and instrumentation engineering position is responsible for management of design changes, developing and installing instrumentation and equipment which is used to monitor and control engineering systems, machinery, and processes.

PRINCIPAL REQUIREMENTS

  • The engineering role assumes technical authority for GB in said engineering discipline and as such shall provide technical leadership for input, support & approval into the design / engineering, procurement, manufacturing, construction, inspection & testing, installation, commissioning & start-up of the company's facilities.  This also includes supporting other GB departments including Exploitation, Maintenance, HSE etc.
  • Focus on the successful execution of the projects ensuring that they are on time, within budget and in accordance with; agreed project requirements, company specifications & standards and Algerian Regulatory requirements.
  • Develop engineering and project scope of works and ensure that all related deliverables are in compliance with the applicable codes, standards, project, statutory and corporate requirements and procedures.
  • Support the coordination and alignment of discipline interfaces between the project phases and direct the contractors design efforts accordingly taking into account safety, startup, cost and constructability impacts.
  • Work within a multi-disciplined engineering team and interface with other GB departments.
  • Fully familiar with relevant design codes and standards.
  • Understanding of design review, and familiar with all types of FEED and EPC deliverables, equipment, design and construction progress reviews.
  • Full life cycle experience is essential, right from design basis, FEED and EPC scope preparation and execution, design / safety / operations reviews.
  • Presenting Field Change Proposals to management for technical and commercial review/approval.
  • Budgeting and estimating of outline project costs.
  • Participate in technical bid clarification / evaluation and provide necessary input into vendor / supplier selection.
  • Input into procurement of equipment and materials and generation of contracts for specific engineering services.
  • Familiar with factory acceptance testing requirements, procedure development and approval.  Attendance at factory acceptance shall be required as and when the need arises.
  • Timely resolution of technical queries associated with engineering, procurement and construction.
  • Review the discipline design calculation reports, system studies, design philosophies, software model input and outputs, drawings, equipment data sheets, data bases, specifications and vendor data; and contribute to effective and timely resolution of technical and engineering issues in consultation with the relevant stakeholders.
  • Provide technical input and document approval during FEED, detailed engineering, procurement, fabrication, testing, installation, commissioning / start-up stages of the project and monitor the implementation of QA/QC processes, in order to achieve deliverables and facilities that meet project requirements.
  • Ensure that design integrity is maintained through fabrication through correct handling of site queries and proper application of QA/QC processes.
  • Support the safety and design reviews in coordination with head discipline engineers and other stakeholders.
  • Measurement and control of project costs.
  • Present and explain proposals, reports, and findings to management.
  • Experience and knowledge in the following areas:
  • Instrument signal transmission (analog and digital) including power and grounding design.
  • Instrument and wiring method selection for electrically hazardous areas.
  • Instrument calibration criteria and techniques.
  • Control system architecture design including basic process control versus safety instrumented system.
  • Safety system engineering, SIL / SRS assignment / analysis, availability calculations.
  • Industry standard communication protocols and methods of cyber security application.
  • Control system logic configuration and programming methods.
  • Process control (e.g. PID theory /tuning, other basic/advanced regulatory control methods).
  • Control room /HMI design including human factors considerations and alarm management methods.
  • Measurement engineering and measurement standards (e.g. API MPMS, AGA, GPA).
  • ATEX (and COMPEX desirable) compliancy.
  • Knowledge of and application experience with industry codes and standards (e.g. IEC-61511, API RP-500/505 or IEC-60079, API RP-551/552, IEC-61131, IEC-62682).
  • Regulatory requirements.
  • Able to review, evaluate, and update cause and effect, P&IDs, logic and architecture diagrams and control narratives.
  • Proficient in data collection and analysis with common database and software data.
  • Experience in selection, application, and ISA data sheet specification of hardware including pressure/ temperature /level instruments, control valves, shutdown valves, and fire/gas detection.

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree from recognized university in Instrumentation & Controls, Electrical, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering. Diploma considered with sufficient experience.
  • Preferable to have TUV certification to IEC 61511.
  • Minimum 10 years of work experience in oil & gas, refining, or petrochemical industry.
  • Strong technical, planning, communication and reporting skills.
  • Familiar with discipline related engineering software.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of relevant industry codes and standards.
  • Must be a self-starter capable of analyzing and solving problems within his / her discipline and interfacing with a multi-disciplined engineering team.
  • Good interpersonal skills combined with effective oral and written English candidates preferably have effective oral and written French skills.
  • Able to work on a 28/28-day rotational basis (12 hours per day 7 days per week whilst on shift) in a desert environment where outside temperatures can reach 50º C and transportation to the work location/site is via light fixed winged aircraft.
  • Have a good understanding of industry safety practices and be able to demonstrate general HSE cultural understanding and awareness for Oil & Gas facilities.

 

Job Ref: 11183
ENGINEERS
Algeria
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Electrical Engineer

Senior Electrical Engineer

 

A senior electrical engineer is required by an established oil and gas company in Singapore.

 

Role/ Responsibilities

 

  • Understands the specific technical requirements of the relevant project through construction, commissioning, and start-up phases
  • Understand and implement Industry Standard, Classification Society and Regulatory requirements.
  • Plans and directs the running of application software and reviews and approves the datasheets deliverables prepared by Engineers.
  • Support the team to develop engineering specifications (drawings, data sheets, etc.) specific to the assigned project, reviews them and validates with the Project Manager and client
  • Independently evaluates all the bids received for Electrical packages from various suppliers, performs a technical bid evaluation process, involved in cost estimation
  • Ensures selected vendors meet technical/engineering and delivery requirements as stipulated in the project specifications
  • Reviews/checks draft drawings and documents from team members and ensures the timely provision of accurate documents and specifications
  • Independently manages/develops solutions to technical/engineering and related problems by analyzing the issues/data
  • Reports any deviation from standard specification and practices, concept change to Department manager and seek his approval on the solution.
  • Visits suppliers to check and tests Electrical items to ensure that they function as per specifications.
  • Participates in meetings, reviews progress and addresses interface/implementation/execution issues
  • Escalates where necessary to ensure that the project proceeds timely and smoothly.
  • Independently evaluate the Electrical requirement for mechanical packages in Marine & Topside,
  • Plans and organizes resources and schedule.
  • Provides technical/engineering support and advice to Construction/Commissioning work at site, trouble shoots and follows up to rectify the gaps or problems.

 

Qualifications & Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s in electrical engineering
  • Relevant working experience in Electrical engineering (Power Distribution System) in oil and gas sector. Familiarity with FPSO/FSO and market practices in the oil and gas sector is added advantage
Job Ref: 10909
SAFETY
Singapore
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