Engineering Manager - Topside

Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 33731
Published: 7 months ago

Overall Job Purpose

Applies Project knowledge, Engineering knowledge and seasoned experience to independently manage the engineering and design of a project, resolve interface issues across different engineering disciplines and support the fabrication, installation, commissioning and start up of facilities and equipment/ utilities interface associated with the conversion and outfitting of FSO / FPSO tankers, conversion of MOPU jack-ups for production operations or deep water TLP projects.


Core Responsibilities

  • Evaluates all designs for subsystem components (involving participating in various design review meetings with the engineering department) from various perspectives including the perspective of the operation.
  • Monitors and analyses the effectiveness of the implementation of all engineering procedures.
  • Provides an efficient interface with all engineering systems and processes and ensures adherence to all best industry practices to resolve all client issues.
  • Administers and designs effective solutions to address all complex problems and coordinates with customer management on these matters.
  • Assists various departments in resolving all issues on engineering processes, including investigating all discrepancies in processes and recommending resolutions.
  • Identifies and manages right kind or resources to meet schedule and targets.
  • Coordinates with engineering support staff and engineers to provide assistance to all programs and monitors all vendor visits.
  • Identifies lessons learnt from previous projects and applies them in own area of work and ensures the disciplines concerned also take the lessons into account in doing their work.
  • Keeps abreast of knowledge of industry standards, documents the knowledge on relevant technologies and assists in advance research.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of company development work methodology/procedures
  • Approval of calculations/RFQ/Technical bid analysis
  • Support management/project management in review, risk assessment, strategies, establishment, management and close-out of all engineering issues.
  • Ensures consistency of engineering design across all disciplines working on the project.
  • Independently develops solutions to non-recurring problems by analyzing, interpreting and evaluating various precedents and data. Anticipate potential problems and takes preventive actions.
  • Manage schedule & targets of the project as required
  • Define Design intent. Interface with all discipline to clarify/explain design intent and suggest alternatives when need arises
  • Monitor/Guide all discipline lead engineers assigned to the project
  • Monitors quality and productivity of engineering disciplines working on the project
  • Produces engineering progress reports and other reports/documents that might be delegated by the Project Manager.
  • Conduct performance assessment of engineers and Engineering Coordinators


Qualifications & Experience

  • Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s in engineering or equivalent
  • Ideally 20 years’ experience in onshore/offshore Oil & Gas area or FPSO line(s) or MS degree plus minimum 15 years relevant experience. A minimum 1 FPSO experience is necessary.
  • Adequate knowledge of all the interfaces between Topside and Marine Engineering, facilities/systems of FPSO with specific attention to his discipline, and working of all Process, Mechanical, Piping, Structure, Electrical & Telecom, Instrumentation and Marine engineering.
  • Knowledge of sequencing of engineering activities.
  • Must understand and interpret total Project life-cycle cost & benefit, as well as their implications during FEED & EPC phase planning & design.
  • Capability to review engineering deliverables of various disciplines and knowledge of the types of documents to be generated by each engineering department and the inputs involved.
  • Capable of defining design concepts during initial phase of the project considering HSE, constructability operability and maintainability.
  • Ability to organize meetings and liaise with class and client team to resolve issues.
  • Should understand FPSO design from Operability & Maintenance perspective.