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Pipelay Project Engineer
Vacancy ref
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Business area
Surf and Conventional
Working hours
40 hours per week
Contract type
Contract and Staff
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The Discipline or Project Engineer provides support to the Lead Discipline / Lead Project Engineer / Project Engineering Manager in achieving effective management and delivery of engineering tasks.

When assigned to project(s), the Discipline or Project Engineer supports the project in providing an interface platform to a successful & trusted client-partners and sub-contractors relationship. He/she ensures project is being effectively managed and delivered within budget, schedule and requirements.

When he/she is not involved in project, the Discipline or Project Engineer may also function as Tender Coordinator, if required, and will be responsible for supporting the Tendering Manager in bid package for submittal to client.

  1. When assigned to Project(s):
  • Provide support to Project / Package Manager in achieving effective management and delivery of assigned project within budget, schedule & contract requirements and achieve these through the establishment of project targets and goals
  • Monitor project execution plan, interface with project members in various departments and provide support to a robust HSEQ environment, responsibility matrix, CTR’s, schedules and WBS relative to contract requirements and payment milestones.
  • Adhere to reporting requirements and support the Package Manager / Lead in weekly and monthly reporting of project financial status and progress to management
  • Help implement, monitor and achieve HSE, risk and quality targets for the project
  • Help ensure projects are planned and executed with sufficient competence, capacity, systems and tools for project execution
  • Responsible for implementation and use of Package Manager / Lead requirements on projects
  • Involved in decision making in conjunction with the Procurement department (selection of sub-contractors, vessels, resources and supplies)
  • Interface with operations department to ensure safe and successful completion of offshore work
  • Adhere to project controls systems (i.e. document control, cost control and schedule) throughout the project
  • Capture & document lessons learned on the project and dissemination of same within the company and various projects.
  • Implement PEM process and ensure stage gate milestones are met.
  • Ensure technical and commercial risk management processes are fully implemented.
  • Monitor progress and assist with taking timely corrective actions where necessary to limit delay and risk
  • Help resolve problems and conflicts within project
  • Implement Management of Change procedure.


  1. Outside Project(s), he will also:
  • Provide support to Discipline Manager in achieving effective management and delivery of engineering tasks
  • Mentor, guide or train less junior engineers
  • Act as Tender Coordinator for prospective projects when assigned by Discipline Manager or VP Engineering.

Job Requirements

  • Typically should have at least 2 years’ experience in Offshore Oil & Gas Industry with exposure to engineering and commercial/project management in shallow water either SURF and subsea pipelines.
  • Bachelors or Masters in Engineering
  • Project Management Training
  • C.Eng. or P.Eng. status an advantage
  • Advantage with Saudi Water Experienced
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and on own initiative
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