Senior Principal Project Engineer (Eng) – McDermott International, Ltd

Company: Full Time Jobs in Qatar
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: March 9, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable
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Job Description

Job Overview:


Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Manage, plan, organize, coordinate and control small to medium Engineering projects or the Engineering portion of larger projects in accordance with established policies, procedures, systems and requirements
  • Plan, direct and lead the Engineering efforts and formulate the most cost-effective plan to timely completion within budget and manage the execution of that plan in accordance with MDR Global / Area guidelines and Project Management Level 2 & 3 procedures and the Operating Model Policy
  • Act as Engineering’s point of contact in communications and meetings with Customer project team, third party agencies and subcontractors; for the Engineering portion of the project
  • Responsible for organizing the Engineering Project Team and liaising with Project Controls, Procurement, Estimating, and Engineering Managers to fortify all required positions with appropriate and competent persons to undertake the Engineering portion of the project
  • When portions of the work involve work-sharing, responsible for ensuring Engineering teams in the other locations are similarly fortified
  • Communicate the as-awarded scope of work to the Engineering project team’s lead personnel. The scope of work includes Scope of Services and Scope of Facilities
  • Communicate key contractual requirements to the Engineering project team’s lead personnel. These include clauses related to change orders, approval authorities, warranties, pricing and payment basis
  • Responsible for the development, approval and implementation of the Engineering Project
  • Execution Plan (PEP), and Engineering’s portion of Project Set-Up and Project Close-out
  • Determine in consultation with Functional Engineering Manager and Project Team whether any part of the Engineering work scope needs to be subcontracted or workshare due to limitations of in house capabilities or capacity constraints and modify Project Plan accordingly. Ensure changes in execution plans are communicated to the project team’s lead personnel and incorporated into project forecasts. Direct the management of these subcontracts
  • Review and approve work-sharing Interface Plan & Scope Split Matrix. Ensure all scopes of work are addressed, handover points are understood and agreed, and that there are no scope gaps or overlaps between the work-sharing offices and any subcontractors
  • Implement requirements from Constructability Reviews and ensure these are addressed in the project execution plan and schedule
  • Develop and proactively implement mitigation plans as necessary to address potential project risks and potential improvements to project profit
  • Conduct Engineering Project Readiness reviews (as required)
  • Persuade, communicate, and reinforce Engineering project goals with internal and external customers. Negotiate changes to project work scope, contract price and schedule with Customers and subcontractors
  • Identify, track and manage all changes in the Engineering Scope of Work, schedule and execution methodology on the project, and ensure that all changes are promptly captured through the Desk Top Change Management System (DTCMS)
  • Communicate changes to the scope and contract to the project team as the project progresses
  • Liaise and ensure effective coordination with overall Project Director/Manager, Project Construction Managers, Project Procurement Manager, Project HSE Advisor, Project Quality Manager, Project Controls Manager, Discipline Managers, Subcontractors, Production Engineers, Operations Engineers and Completions Managers
  • Ensure effective management of the interfaces between Engineering and the respective groups from Procurement, Fabrication, Marine, and the Customer

Essential Qualifications and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline
  • Preferably Registered Professional Engineer or member of professional engineering society
  • Over twenty of applicable industry experience of including over five years of engineering discipline experience in oil and gas with major contractor or consultant in an office predominately performing detail design of offshore facilities,
  • Over five years of Offshore Engineering Project Management experience

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