Senior Project Engineer

Our client is looking for a Senior Project Engineer on a contract basis, located in Westhill, Aberdeenshire.
Responsible for the management and coordination of a portfolio of OPEX and CAPEX modifications and projects from Initiation to Close out.
Mission to Consistently deliver safe, pragmatic and cost-efficient Engineering, Projects, Modifications and Campaigns, build a partnership with Company’s GMOC E&C contractor, working on collaborative behaviours and common goals. The Project Engineer is responsible close liaison with the Asset teams and Company’s Engineering contractors
• The work scope includes both modifications (where the modifications are of a size and complexity that they cannot be managed by the operations teams) and development projects.
• Support to projects at pre-sanction stage

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Key Responsibilities

Demonstrate safety leadership to the Projects team for ongoing projects and modifications ensure that everyone working for the Projects teams (staff & contractors) has adequate information to ensure Company HSE policies are adhered to.

  • Ensure employees, contracted staff and Contractor personnel are aware of the relevant systems of work and procedures.
  • Ensure safe working practices are carried out to minimise Lost Time Incidents, HIPOs and other reportable incidents.
  • Ensure that the Project Statement of Requirements and Modification pre-engineering dossier requirements are met and completed with the quality specified and within budget and time scale.
  • Ensure close interface with engineering and construction contractor through engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning phases to ensure successful delivery of project or modification.
  • Coordinate the interface between project/modification contractors and company Technical Authorities and/or discipline experts and/or Asset Management for efficient delivery of Project work.
  • Seek opportunities to minimise cost to company while maintaining safety.
  • Ensure Project risks are identified, highlighted, and managed.
  • Ensure verification activities are managed with IVB.
  • Ensure a smooth transition of project or modification delivery to Operations and close out is completed.
  • Monitor Contractors' performance in accordance with contractual requirements and especially in area of safety and technical expertise to ensure all company standards are met.
  • Ensure Projects and Modifications Leader, Project and Engineering Manager and respective asset management team are informed of ongoing projects status.
  • Ensure preparation of cost forecast and budgets.
  • Ensure that best practice and technical innovations are shared and implemented through the company's projects.
  • Ensure that projects and modifications are carried out in line with current regulations (DCR, PFEER, etc.) and Group rules.
  • Accountable for ensuring compliance with company project/modification governance procedures for all phases of the project process, including appropriate and complete closure of projects.
  • Maintain an overview of project estimation and cost control systems in the supply chain.
  • Support and participate in continuous improvement initiatives within the projects and modifications domain.

Education, Qualifications & Experience

The range and complexity of projects and modification to existing facilities necessitates a highly professional Project Engineer to ensure that projects and major modifications are executed in a cost-effective and controlled manner, meeting all statutory and Company standards. The Project Engineer is required to have a good understanding of asset integrity and major accident hazard management.

  • Industry experience, and relevant project management skills (technical, planning, cost control, contracts etc.).
  • Degree in a recognised Engineering discipline. Membership of relevant Professional Body (chartered engineer or equivalent) is desirable.
  • Experience in Project Management / Project Engineering. A project management qualification or working towards same is desirable.
  • An ability to organise own workload and set priorities in the context of a busy portfolio of modifications.
  • Good understanding of offshore operations and project management.
  • Good working knowledge of engineering disciplines, associated technical standards, processes and relevant legislation.
  • Ability to create positive relations with peers and stakeholders internally and externally.
  • Good supervisory, written and oral communication skills and the ability to present complex technical issues in a clear and concise manner.