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Oil & Gas Senior Pipe Materials / Valve Engineer, AberdeenAberdeen, Scotland negotiable hourly rates
A Senior Pipe Materials / Valve Engineer to join our clients Oil and Gas project delivery operation based in Aberdeen on a contract basis for 6 months. Role Overview You will join the Piping and Plant Layout Department which provides concept, FEED and detailed design services for both onshore and offshore Oil & Gas facilities. Engineering positions involve the layout, material specification, stress analysis, requisition of piping bulk materials and comprehensive analysis of piping designs to ensure inherently safe systems. Design positions involve equipment modelling, piping layout and pipe support design within a 3D environment, including drafting and calculation of bulk quantities and weights. Project Your skills and expertise will be utilised across a range of domestic and international projects, starting in the bid phase, continuing through to award, start up and execution. Key Responsibilities Execute piping materials and valve related engineering activities within budget and schedule, whilst maintaining technical integrity Maintain piping material and valve engineering activities (Concept, Front End Engineering Development, Technical Study & Detailed Design Act as discipline focal point as required Be responsible for assessing effectiveness of working practices and systems with a view to continuously improving systems, personal and team performance Carry out work in accordance with company and project Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality systems Maintain the required technical quality of work Identify scope and schedule changes in accordance with the Change Control Process Maintain planning and cost control on all scopes Ensure that designs comply with the relevant Codes, Standards and Regulations and Procedures Provide technical assistance to discipline assigned personnel as required Keep up to date with technical developments, National and International standards and legislative requirements related to the discipline scope Commitment to and promotion of business values and ensuring the realisation of company and project health, safety, environmental, quality and ethics, systems, policies and procedures Role Requirements HNC or equivalent in appropriate engineering subject Experienced in quality control requirements and quality assurance for engineering work Experienced engineer with sound technical background and expertise Experienced in the use of appropriate codes of practice, standards and relevant sections of statutory documentation Experienced in the use of design and assessment methods used within discipline Competent in use of analytical methods used within discipline including theoretical background for analysis programs Familiar with and competent in planning, progress monitoring, forecasting and reporting Aware of commercial, contractual and administrative aspects of engineering Able to estimate man-hours and materials for delegated aspects of work
Oil&Gas:Head -Layout and Piping ;GermanyGermany, Germany Up to £100000.00 per annum
Talascend is currently seeking a Piping & Layout Department Head for a client in Germany. About the client The Client is an International Engineering, Procurement, and Construction company that provides total EPC solutions to Petrochemical, refining and pipeline sector. One of the top employers in Germany. Designation: Head of Discipline - Piping & Layout Type of Job: Permanent staff positions Location: Germany The HOD is responsible for providing discipline specific supervision and guidance on all design, engineering and technical matters, monitoring project progress and ensuring compliance with established programs and procedures. Head of Department will be reporting to the Group Engineering Manager. Responsibilities: Development and updating of Department standards and design guidelines Maintenance and expansion of engineering co-operations and partnerships Studies contract documentation and Scope of Work and nominates Engineers for project work. Allocates manpower resources to enable efficient effective engineering work to be completed within allocated manpower budget and to approved quality standards. Interfaces with the Drafting Office Coordinator to assess and allocate/recruit resources needed to carry out all necessary drafting. Undertakes audits of Engineering processes to examine effectiveness and makes recommendations for change where the need is identified, or advantage is to be gained. Revises discipline specific procedures and makes recommendations to examine effectiveness and makes recommendations for change where the need is identified, or advantage is to be gained. Undertakes activity to modify and upgrade the norms used in the estimation process to ensure the accuracy, currency and completeness of information to be used in preparing bids. Assesses discipline specific manpower requirements at the estimation stage for inclusion in project bids. Acts as the ultimate discipline specific technical/professional authority for the resolution of complex problems and to assist subordinate engineers in developing their professional capabilities. Identifies, assesses and makes recommendations on hardware and software needs for budget capital expenditure consideration. Identifies training needs and recommends training courses and development programmer to bridge these gaps. Keeps informed of developments in the field of Engineering and brings to notice those, which could be of benefit to the Company. Identification and implementation of improvements in work processes Planning, coordination and monitoring of all work and processes Compliance in accordance with HSE Standard. Manages all site work and team work and ensures that it is executed in a safe way and in accordance with the contract approved specifications, drawings, plan, and method statement/ procedures submitted to the consultant. Advises on tenders, project budgets, contracts and cost estimates. Engages in technical progress meetings with Consultant/ Client and reviews for any corrective actions Personal Attributes / Position Skills: Must be a graduate in Engineering Must have many years of experience in Petrochemical & Oil&Gas sector Minimum 15 years of experience in engineering. Should be excellent in German & English We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those qualified individuals who closely meet the qualifications of the position will be contacted. The details of the position are only a summary; other duties may be assigned as necessary.
Oil&Gas-Sr.Cost Estimation Engineer-GermanyGermany, Germany €90000 - €93000 per annum
Talascend is currently seeking a Senior Cost Estimation Engineer for a direct hire opportunity in Germany. About My Client: An international Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) company Main Responsibilities: Compilation of cost estimates in the various project phases (Study, Feed, EPC) for complex, turnkey plants for the oil, gas and chemical industry. Analysis of tender documents and participation in the development of supply strategies CAPEX, OPEX and economic feasibility calculations in the context of project study assignments and their presentation at Clients. Preparation and evaluation of historical project data Working in interdisciplinary teams. Presentation of the results of work in front of the management Min Qualification & Experience. Required skill Sets Successfully completed a degree in engineering or industrial engineering (Bachelor) At least 5 years' experience as a Cost Estimator Very good knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel and Access Must have excellent communication skill in English
Oil & Gas Pipelines Engineering Manager, GermanyDüsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen €80000 - €87000 per annum + annual bonus
Main Responsibilities: Examination and evaluation of all engineering activities in the project Interface management for all engineering disciplines with the customer, partners or vendors Coordination of the engineering team Organization and management of engineering progress meetings Management of the project engineering reporting Planning and testing of the engineering hours Technical Checking purchase requisitions Change management Coordination of subcontractors for all engineering activities Planning and ensuring the documentation of design reviews Required skill sets Successfully completed engineering studies, preferably mechanical engineering, process engineering or civil engineering At least 7 years professional experience as lead engineer or engineering manager for pipeline projects At least 3 years' experience on pipeline construction sites Experience in pipeline business, eg. B. Pipeline Design & Routing, Spread Sheets and Design Dossiers, Pipeline Industry Knowledge International Experience Very good level of English and German language skills Willingness to undertake foreign assignments
Oil & Gas Construction Manager, DusseldorfDüsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen £80000 - £87000 per annum + annual bonus
Main Responsibilities: Responsible for overall construction management Management of the multidisciplinary construction management team Overall planning, control and management of the assembly processes of the individual trades (eg solid construction, steel construction, pipeline construction etc.) Ensuring compliance with the required safety and quality Completion of all pre-assembly tasks in the parent company Required Skills and Experience Successfully completed engineering studies, preferably mechanical engineering, process engineering or civil engineering Several years of experience in installation as site manager or supervisor, preferably experience in commissioning Good knowledge of plant engineering, especially in the oil and gas sector Mobility and readiness for international and worldwide missions Very good level of English and German
Senior Piping Engineer - CologneGermany, Germany €61000 - €68000 per annum + annual bonus
Senior Piping Engineer - Cologne Main Responsibilities: · Creation the design and delivery specifications such as Installation and piping planning, pipe specs and material specifications as well as material excerpts · Coordination with other specialist departments and the construction site as well as technical guidance of the pipeline construction team · Management of the pipeline construction team in small projects during project execution with budget and deadline responsibility · Bid evaluations and technical clarifications with suppliers and examination of manufacturer documentation · Support of the lead engineer in the execution of major projects · Implementation of site and pipeline planning and of internal and external design reviews Then show what makes you special Required Skills and experience · Must be a graduate in engineering studies or equivalent professional experience · Minimum 5 years professional experience in pipeline and plant design · Must be involved in petrochemical or Oil and gas project · Sound knowledge of national and international regulations (DIN, EN, PED, ASME ) and materials science · Ideally knowledge of material management and / or pipe statics and strength calculation of pipeline components · Safe handling of MS Office; Knowledge of 2D and 3D CAD
Oil & Gas Sub Contracting Manager - GermanyDüsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen £61000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + annual bonus
Vetting of bidders and tender documents with the specialist departments Conducting tenders, price comparisons and contract negotiations with subcontractors and suppliers Conclusion of subcontracting and supply contracts Supervision of the contracts until completion of the trades, support of the departments in the follow-up management and contract escalations Establishment and maintenance of a network of suitable subcontractors and suppliers, including from international procurement markets Competence analysis and identification of strengths and weaknesses of companies Business administration, commercial or technical vocational training, also civil engineer As many years of practical experience as possible in the purchase of building materials and subcontracting services Safe handling of contract law / VOB desired Strong service orientation and communication skills Very good English and German both spoken and written
Oil & Gas Quality Engineer - GermanyDüsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen £61000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + annual bonus
Development of project-related occupational safety and environmental protection programs for chemical / petrochemical plant engineering Project-specific coordination and guidance of quality planning Testing of technical documentation of manufacturers and suppliers with regard to compliance with regulations, welding and material technology, NDT Significant support of the project management in the implementation of the company's own quality guidelines and participation in the preparation of project-specific quality assurance plans Coordination of inspection, inspection and acceptance activities including operational planning for inspectors within the framework of site supervision Create project-specific QA specifications and work instructions Creation and implementation of training and quality programs Implementation of internal audits and audits at the participating partners, suppliers including the administration of the corresponding documentation (action reports, variance reports, etc.) Establishment of continuous quality improvements (Quality Improvement Process) Monitoring the processes according to the quality management system Implement / ensure customer quality requirements Then show what makes you special Successfully completed study (TH / FH), e.g. Quality management, mechanical engineering or material or production technology Several years of professional experience in the quality management of a plant or container construction company and, ideally, pipeline construction Knowledge of EU directives applicable in plant engineering, e.g. Pressure Equipment / Machinery Directive Ideally degree as European Welding Engineer (EWE) Willingness to national and international missions Very good knowledge of spoken and written English
Agricultural Business Development Officer; Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Up to US$120000.00 per annum + Family benifits
Talascend is currently seeking a Business Development Manager- Organic Food for a direct hire opportunity in UAE. Duties / Responsibilities: Open avenues of new lines of Agriculture/Food Processing business with minimum CAPEX required Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into increased sales/values Meet potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging the network Participate in pricing the new products/services Handle objections by clarifying, emphasizing agreements and working through differences to a positive conclusion Initiate the retail private label business, generating an additional annual review Consolidate the Ecommerce business Redesign the Country Portfolio Strategy with a segmented focus and clear priorities & strategies per cluster Promotes my client at attract business development process to develop opportunities Key Accountability Develop, establish and maintain relationships with clients for repeat business Identifies opportunities and arrange business meetings with prospective clients Prepare and present the post business opportunities presentations Attend pre, mid and post tender meetings for negotiation and finalization Responsible for driving new and growth strategies focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction and preparing business plans for expansion Review and agree subcontract agreements to ensure the companies interests are maintained Ensure to achieve budgets and understands our obligations towards our clients Promote the company's products/services addressing or predicting clients' objectives Keep records of sales, revenue, invoices etc. Provide trustworthy feedback and after-sales support Personal Attributes / Position Skills: Bachelor's Degree in related subject such as Business Administration Management or Sales Work Experience of at least 10years+ in food and agriculture industry 3 years' experience as a Business Development Manager Knowledge of market strategies & trends Excellent negotiation, decision making and communication skills We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those qualified individuals who closely meet the qualifications of the position will be contacted. The details of the position are only a summary; other duties may be assigned as necessary. Finally, we will retain your details (in line with the Data Protection Act) unless you inform us that you do not wish us to do so. Of course, we will not provide your details to any of our clients in relation to future opportunities unless you have given us permission to do so. If you are interested in other positions with Talascend, please visit our website at www.Talascendint.com. Talascend is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer E/O/E.
Oil & Gas Senior PDMS Piping Designer - (Offshore Surveys)Great Yarmouth, Norfolk £34.00 - £35 per hour
Senior PDMS Piping Designer with current Offshore Survival for Offshore Surveys Great Yarmouth - Onshore but with Offshore Visits 6 Months+ We are currently recruiting for a Senior Piping Designer to be based in Great Yarmouth on a contract basis for an initial duration of 6 months. Responsibilities Carrying out various piping activities and preparation of deliverable s as identified in the Functional Competencies as necessary on their appointed project Signing and checking of drawings and documents in accordance with correct procedures Ensuring engineering and design quality, technical accuracy of drawings, material quantities Conceptualisation and implementation of all piping PDMS functions to extract deliverable s with appropriate details on their appointed project Role Requirements Gained in-depth engineering experience in the world class process plant / or power industry, working in a project environment for a major contracting company Holder of Current BOSIET / MIST, to enable travel offshore for survey work as required Project experience of working in a variety of critical projects including grassroots, brownfield and revamp types and at least have proven expertise in one type/phase of industry Proven experience of leading large design teams for production Site experience on a number of design and construction based site assignments Have experience in handling critical piping design issues, developing layouts for complex plants and clear understanding of interdependence of piping disciplines Experienced and proficient in using PDMS & MDS. We will consider applicants with solid 2D experience who are willing to accept on the job training to become 3D PDMS proficient.
Lead Civil Engineer:DusseldorfDüsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen £80000.00 - £86500.00 per annum
Job Role Leadership, responsibility, control and staff deployment planning of the CSA project team for the cost and on-time project execution Assign, monitor and control planning services from the concept study to implementation planning for earthworks and civil engineering, solid and steel construction works as well as buildings and their technical equipment (TGA) Consideration of occupational safety, structural fire protection and official environmental regulations within the project execution Monitoring and preparation of technical specifications, mass determinations and bills of quantities Technical clarifications and coordination with other specialist departments, external engineering offices, subcontractors, experts, test engineers and the customer commissioning of planning services to external engineering firms as well as technical support of tendering and awarding of construction services to subcontractors in German and English Creation of regular status reports for project management Professionally responsible participation in the preparation of offers Knowledge, Skills & Experience Degree in Civil Engineering Several years of experience in planning, tendering, contracting and property supervision of industrial plants in plant construction, considering the building regulations and building planning law Sound knowledge in the structural design of structures Experience in dealing with AwSV and basic understanding of adjacent disciplines, in particular pipeline construction, apparatus engineering and electrical engineering Leadership, sense of responsibility, communication and presentation skills Good German and English language skills Desirable knowledge of 3D plant design and experience in the field of TGA
Civil Engineer: CologneGermany, Germany €61000.00 - €68000.00 per annum
Job Role Specification, monitoring and control of planning services from concept study to execution planning for soil surveys, construction site preparations, supply and disposal systems, pipe supports, process structures (solid construction and steel construction), industrial and non-industrial buildings including their technical equipment (TGA) Conducting inventories Independent concept and design planning of all structural structures in plant construction, including static preliminary measurements Creation of mass determinations and bills of quantities Assessment and assurance of project planning in terms of occupational safety, structural fire protection and regulatory environmental requirements, including compliance with specific licensing systems at the customer site and compliance with factory standards technical clarification with other departments and the customer commissioning of planning services to external engineering firms as well as their coordination technical support of tendering and award of construction work to subcontractors Coordination of experts such as test engineers, WHG representatives Ensuring the cost and on-time project handling and reporting to the customer Knowledge, Skills & Experience Successfully completed civil engineering studies Several years of experience in planning, tendering, contracting and property monitoring of industrial plants in plant construction, considering the building regulations and building planning law In-depth experience of the specifics of chem. Industry Communication skills Very good German and English skills
Oil & Gas Process Design Engineer.(Designer) South of FranceFrance, France Negotiable
This position offers the opportunity to work in our clients Global Engineering Team as Process Design Engineer based in South of France. The new team member is ideally a Chemical Engineer with at least 8 years' experience as process design engineer working for primary engineering contractors and/or in the owner engineer role for oil or chemical companies. This is a full-time position responsible for design development of capital projects for the clients manufacturing plant (In Germany). He or she will bear the responsibility to progress the project during scoping study, pre-FEED and FEED, in accordance with the clients project management process and design standards. The position requires interfacing and collaborating with site management, operations and maintenance, global engineering specialists as well as third party such as engineering companies or vendors. The candidate shall be able to work in self-directed as well as collaborative environments, while maintaining a high level of accountability to the project outcome. This position will be based in the South of France, (inland Cote de Azur), and will be part of the Global Engineering Team, hence he or she will be required to participate to the Global Engineering Communities of Practices and to contribute to the success of projects in other clients locations. Key Outputs: What we can expect from you Receive the project high level scope, objectives and priorities and ensure they are maintained during the following development phases. Develop directly or, according to the project size and complexity, lead engineering contractors to develop the Pre-FEED and FEED. Contribute to the definition of the Project Execution Plan for EPC phase. Use process design knowledge to:perform common design calculations; verify vendor calculation/design; perform proof of concept check; interface with engineering specialists/project engineers/cost estimators. Identify all stakeholders (HSSE, operations, maintenance, process, PCC, planning, etc..) required for the project development phase and coordinate their successful contribution. Call and lead the internal reviews according to capital management process, if necessary preparing economic evaluations to support meeting cost benefit targets. Participate in global communities of practices involved with improving and sharing process design experience. Any additional responsibilities as assigned. What skills and experience will you gain from this role? Contribute to the achievement of the strategic objectives of a complex chemical industry with outstanding HSSE standards. Become familiar with best of industry design standards and project management practices. Work in a truly open and multicultural environment with exposure to regional and global projects. Development of basic project management skills. A successful candidate is likely to have: Strong commitment to HSSE and quality values. Degree in Chemical Engineering. At least 8 years of process design skills and experience. Knowledge of design standards and codes and process safety standards. Project management experience preferred. Excellent English and French - verbal and written - communication skills. Self-directed and proactive worker. Strong team player in collaborative and leading situations with strong drive to deliver against commitments. Attention to detail; clear and concise written as well as verbal communication skills. Ability to prioritize and balance multiple priorities. Ability to interact with organizational levels both horizontally and vertically.
HVAC Designer (6 months) Contract in NW LondonLondon, England £25.00 - £28.50 per hour + Ltd Co Rate
HVAC Designer Experienced HVAC Designer required for 6 month position on a new FEED Project based in NW London Must have experience with drafting Ducting & Instrumentation Diagrams, interpreting building layouts and specifications, minimum 7 years exp Familiar with AutoCAD and MicroStation Preferred experience in Sour Gas and Offshore Applications