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Electrical Engineering O&M Specialist, LondonLondon, England Negotiable
Electrical O&M specialist Duration: Approx. 3-6 months General skills/responsibilities: Plans and conducts independent work within a global business unit requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria. Devises new approaches to solving problems. Working knowledge of precedents in the specialty area, the principles and practices of related technical areas and of coordinating work with other technical disciplines. Understands the standard engineering work planning, scheduling and cost estimating, and conducts independent work requiring judgment in the application of engineering techniques. Normally uses conventional approaches to technical problems encountered. Provides technical direction and assigns work to engineers, designers, and drafters who assist on specific assignments. Must be competent and able to expediently work in a culturally diverse, interactive, and productive team environment, uphold the company's ethics and leadership covenants and apply the company's highest standards of quality to all facets of the work including technical and administrative aspects. The Senior Electrical Engineer must be computer literate with the latest range of office automation tools (e.g. MS Word, Excel, Access, Power-Point etc.) Specific Position Duties/Responsibilities: The Electrical O&M specialist shall form part of the team carrying out Electrical Reliability review on the Reliance project and shall report to the Team Leader. The Electrical O&M specialist's responsibilities shall encompass the following: Review and assess adequacy of client's framework for carrying out operations and maintenance for all electrical equipment across the complex Review and assess adequacy of operation and maintenance procedures Create procedures for carrying out operations and maintenance where needed Assess and recommend providers for providing competency training and certification to client's engineers The Electrical O&M specialist shall have significant hands-on experience with carrying out/managing O&M for the following equipment: HV, MV and LV switchgear Transformers Power Generators and Motors Variable Speed Drives and UPSs Ex-certified equipment for hazardous area Candidates must be familiar with International Standards (e.g. IEC, ANSI, NEMA, API, etc) and their application as well as industry trends and their likely impacts. Knowledge of Indian standards is desirable.
Process Safety Engineer, LondonLondon, England rates negotiable
Senior Process Safety Engineer, for a 3/6 month duration, contract assignment. This is working across multiple projects, supporting the team in NW London. Process Safety Engineer - London 10-15 years experience in the oil, gas & petrochemical industries. Process or mechanical engineering degree (preferable). Onshore basic engineering & EPC Projects experience (preferable). Process safety design reviews & risks assessment experience, e.g. HAZID, HAZOP, HAZAN, LOPA/SIL, QRA, 3D Explosion Risks Analysis, RAM. Process safety design specifications experience, e.g. process safety design, inherent safe design, fire zones specifications. Safety critical elements & performance standards development experience. Hazardous area classification specification & schedule & layout drawings experience. Professional advice & guidance on general process safety issues on projects, including relevant international design codes, best practices and regulations experience. Fire protection design experience dealing with firewater demand calculation, active & passive fire protection specifications, fire protection equipment datasheets preparation, firewater network & safety equipment layout drawings, firewater network transient analysis studies etc. 3D CAD (30, 60 & 90%) Model reviews experience.
Senior Process Engineer, Concept, Pre-Feed and FEEDGreater London, England rates negotiable
Senior Process Engineer x1 Market rate Experienced in concept, Pre-Feed and FEED design of petrochemical projects, such as Olefins, Alcohols, Monomers, Polymers and Aromatics Experienced in design of chemical storage and handling facilities Available to start in August 2019 Starting on an initial 3-month study and then moving to Pre-FEED/FEED development long term.
Oil & Gas - Project HSE Engineer - Kingston, LondonKingston upon Thames, Surrey Negotiable
A major player in the Oil & Gas industry are looking for a Project HSE Engineer to join their team on a permanent-basis in Kingston, London. Role Brief: Development, management and improvement of project HSE management systems throughout the engineering and development phases of the project. Ensuring design, engineering and construction activities are conducted in accordance with Client HSE requirements, Saipem HSE standards, legislation, and ISO/ OHSAS standards. Ensuring Project HSE plans and procedures are developed. Assisting the project team in the Risk Management process (i.e. HAZID, Risk Assessment and HAZOP, etc.). Identify potential emergency scenarios and develop emergency preparedness plans. Plan and conduct HSE audits and reviews toward project team and subcontracted activities. Document project specific environmental aspects/ impacts and related management measures. Skills & Experience Required: Project HSE Engineer with technical experience in an HS&E advisory role covering complex offshore construction activities preferably pipelay or heavy lift. Previous experience in Oil & Gas HSE industry. Previous experience in a similar role.
OIl & Gas, HEAVY LIFT METHODS ENGINEER, London BasedGreater London, England rates negotiable
We are currently seeking several Offshore Method Engineers (London / South East Based) for heavy lift projects. (Trips to Yards / Offshore when Needed) Candidates must have experience of working on offshore installation or removal projects previously. The successful candidate will be responsible for: Technical integrity and compliance with estimated costs and deadlines throughout the various engineering phases of the project Performing direct engineering tasks to guarantee the quality of the product for methods requirements Tasks include: Draw up a general engineering schedule as stipulated by the contract to be revised by the Project Identify technical problems and make the necessary technical decisions within the limitations imposed by contractual requirements Draw up definitions and detailed specifications of tasks and sub-tasks or supervise their drafting by other resources if requested Define the materials or services to be purchased for engineering tasks within the allocated resource budget, in conjunction with his direct responsible Approve all the technical design necessary for the purchase and/or construction of products to be supplied to the Client Perform all the engineering verification's and calculations necessary for the methodology to be implemented Supervise and verify the drafting describing the methodology to be implemented Summarise and clarify in a manual all methodology activities, clearly identifying the show stoppers (if any). Transfer inside the manual all useful data derived by analyses performed by others Ensure that the operation people on board of the vessel receive all useful data in form of reports, manuals, drawings Follow up activities offshore or in any construction place deemed necessary by the project All the above activities could be performed with different level of deepness for Project or Bid assistance performance Participation to the offshore activities with the role of field engineer, when requested both in the yards and offshore during the vessel operation campaign Be responsible to verify equipment and materials
Oil & Gas - Contracts Advisor - Kingston, LondonLondon, England Negotiable
Oil & Gas - Contracts Advisor - London | Contracts & Commercial Our client is currently looking for a Contract Advisor to join their office in London. Duties: Report directly to the Head Of Contract Management. Liaise and negotiate with external customers, partners, suppliers, subcontractors Perform contracts analysis and research as well as contracts review, qualification, drafting and negotiation. Day to day advice and support to Client's internal clients in the areas of tendering activities, project execution and procurement Liaise with other Company and Corporate support functions (Finance, Tax, Business Development, Estimating, Project Control, Insurance, Legal Affairs, Overall Purpose of the Role: Support to business (tender preparation and negotiation, projects execution). Contribute to the success of commercial proposals with a distribution of risks and based on terms acceptable to the Company. Support the completion of projects within time and budget; contribute to the mitigation of risks and the maximisation of profits resulting from the execution of projects. Acting not only as functional expert but also and above all as trusted advisor and business partner across the Company. Ensure Client's standard contracting rules are adequately applied to all contracts, both with customers and suppliers/subcontractors, always in consideration of the perceived level of risks that each of them involves. Acquire a strong knowledge of Client's global organisation, services and assets.
Heat Transfer Engineer Heat Exchangers using HTRIGreater London, England rates negotiable
Heat Transfer Engineer (with HTRI Experience) Duration: 18 months+ London Based Role Overview Plans, schedules, conducts, and coordinates detailed phases of engineering work for a global business unit usually in one discipline in a project or staff group. Performs work that involves conventional engineering practice but may include complex features such as resolving conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials and/or difficult coordination requirements. Plans, coordinates or prepares equipment or work specifications, material requisition, bid evaluations and award recommendations for equipment. Coordinates Engineering efforts in assigned areas between specialty and other engineering groups or disciplines, with the client, suppliers, and contractors and between other groups. When delegated, assumes a lead technical role over other engineers or project subgroups for completing specific tasks. Reviews bid analyses and makes technical recommendations. Reviews vendor drawings, calculations and other documentation. Prepares or assists in preparation of conceptual studies, designs, reports or proposals. Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of cost estimates, quantity take-offs and staffing requirements for proposals, forecasts and change orders. Reviews and checks work of subordinate engineers. Supports the creation of a work environment that fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction. Basic Qualifications Must be proficient with HTRI program to design/rate shell and tube heat exchangers and air coolers. Should be able to independently perform thermal and mechanical design, Specify, evaluate bids and review vendor drawings for shell and tube exchangers, air coolers, plate type exchangers, electric heaters and hairpin exchangers. Be able to participate in model reviews and equipment walkdown at vendor's shop. Coordinate with other disciplines, vendor and client to resolve comments resulting from model reviews and equipment walkdowns Thorough knowledge of ASME codes, TEMA and API standards. Thorough knowledge of discipline engineering techniques, the design of engineered systems, and engineering and design calculations. Understands the application of Engineering Department Procedures, Broad knowledge of the application of Engineering to plant constructability as applied to construction methods and materials. Understanding of Engineering planning and control methods. Understanding of the roles played by other departments on projects including basic construction practices. Skilled in oral and written communication. Additional Information Applicant must have BSME/BSChE, PE preferred. Heat Transfer experience in Oil and Gas industry. Petrochemical experience is a plus.
Principle Civil Structural Engineer -Woking, Surrey Negotiable
Principal Civil and Structural Engineer Woking Permanent Position - Competitive Salary plus Benefits Principal Engineer is typically accountable to the Lead Engineer or Project Engineering Manager, depending on size and complexity of project. Corporate reporting line is to respective Departmental/Group Manager. Specific duties include: Working as Lead Engineer on a project, or reporting to the Lead Engineer typically on larger projects, execute civil/structural engineering design activities for feasibility, concept, FEED, detailed design or EPC projects, especially onshore civil and structural design projects. Technically responsible for all civil/structural engineering work and allocating, supervising and directing preparation of project deliverables. Subject to project size, will delegate some level of supervision and specific checking activities to appropriate competent personnel. Formulating resolutions and supervision of technically challenging and/or high profile issues, with support from Consultant Civil/Structural Engineer/ Lead Engineer or Project Engineering Manager, and effectively communicating with Clients and Senior Management. Reviewing the ITB (Invitation to Bid) documents submitted in the proposals stage, prepares man-hour estimates and provides input to project execution plan. Supervise reviews and checks the civil/structural activities including: Philosophies, Specifications, Civil & Structural Design Calculations, Plans, Drawings and MTO. Identifies and resolves discrepancies and divergences from original proposal/ contract by raising technical queries with projects / client. Participating in multi-discipline Engineering Design Reviews and provides all necessary civil/structural engineering input and support to close out of actions. Identifying a clear scope of work and supervises preparation of the Technical Document Register (TDR). Responsible for planning/scheduling the civil/structural engineering activities and manpower resource. Quantifies the total number of engineering deliverables, man-hour allocation and format of delivery, and other requirements for execution of the work. Provides necessary regular project controls/ reporting input to Project Management. Providing support to Procurement including for long lead items enquiry: prepares Technical Requisitions, reviews vendor documentation and provides Technical Bid Evaluation support to ensure design conformance. Ensuring compatibility and conformance with client specifications and recommends cost effective improvements to specifications within the scope of client specifications and requirements. In the onshore projects, responsible for leading the team to complete civil and structural design at any stage of the project - concept, FEED or Detailed design. The successful candidate will have Masters Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering, Chartered Status preferred, together with significant related experience working for Engineering/Client organisations in the Oil and Gas Industry. Exposure to Onshore Consultancy, FEED/ Detailed Design and EPC projects is required with experience gained in the design of industrial buildings and structures, along with foundation and general civil infrastructure design
Oil&Gas;Senior Contracts SpecialistDubai, United Arab Emirates US$9500 - US$10000 per month + Education, others
Review scopes of work, develop suitable pricing structures, prepare tender documents with suitable conditions whilst ensuring that company policies and procedures are followed. Formulate suitable tender strategies depending upon the scope, value, type and time schedule. Develop, issue and administer tenders for approved strategies and required contracts. Coordinate technical evaluations, conduct commercial evaluations, and obtain Bid Committee approval for award. Prepare Letters of Intent, Contracts and Change Orders. Reports to the Lead Contracts Specialist Required Educational Qualification: University Degree in Engineering ,Supply Chain or related field. Must be western educated Minimum Professional Experience Required: Maximum 15 years professional experience working on high value complex O&G projects, Executing Pre and Post Award Contract Management on Major OIl& Gas EPC Construction Projects Must have had experience working from pre-award stage on major EPC O&G projects Excellent written and spoken English. Must have some experience reviewing and assessing claims for high value complex contracts. Prefer to have Middle East projects experince