Principal Flow Assurance Engineer

Company: Full Time McDermott International Sector: Chemical Engineering
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : May 22, 2024
  • Salary: Negotiable

About the job

Company Overview:

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Job Overview:

Principal Flow assurance Engineer has 20+ years of experience in the Flow Assurance studies using OLGA software. Candidate should have detailed knowledge in performing flow assurance studies for Oil and Gas intra-field and trunk lines. Experience in middle east is added advantage.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Become fully familiar with the project scope of work, specifications, schedule and all inter-discipline requirements; including identifying concerns as early as practicable and taking appropriate initiatives to address the issues. Interpret contractual requirements as they relate to engineering execution.
  • Identify changes to scope and promptly raise change notifications, including providing any necessary supporting documentation and estimates. Provide similar support for Variation Orders.
  • Interface with all disciplines to develop clash free designs.
  • Interface with other departments to obtain input for Discipline designs and drawings.
  • Maintain close co-ordination with other engineering disciplines, Planning, Fabrication, Marine, and Project Management Team, as required.
  • Document substantive communications (communications that result in significant decisions or assignment of actions) and forward copies to Discipline Lead Engineer and Discipline Manager.
  • Prepare estimates for bid proposals, including technical query reviews, execution statements and manhour estimates, identifying software requirements and any other project-specific requirements.
  • Provide technical support to fabrication queries, including identifying defect / rectification requirements.
  • Keep the Discipline Manager and Project Management Team apprised of all activities and concerns, technical, budgetary and manpower related.
  • Assist in providing inputs for actual, planning and forecasting progress reports including associated productivity.
  • Check final subcontractor and vendor data manuals to ensure that all requested data has been received and approved.
  • Present issues and problems to Customers in a timely manner and assist Lead Engineer in negotiating resolution in accordance with project and company requirements.
    • Review and approve requisitions, technical quotation evaluations and queries, compiled bid tabulations and recommendations, and purchase requisitions; and coordinate with Procurement to expedite vendor documents as required.
    • Lead the Discipline team during project audits (internal, Customer and third party technical audits) and Design Reviews.
    • Review comments from Customers & other agencies on documents and drawings produced by the team, and resolve and give guidance on their update and incorporation.
    • Assist Discipline manager in the preparation of quarterly forecasts and manpower planning. Anticipate project engineering needs and plan accordingly.
    • Coordinate with vendor for discipline managed/procured items.
    • Assist Discipline manager and Project Engineering Manager or Project Manager in Performance Evaluation of project team members

Essential Qualifications and Education:

  • 10+ yrs in oil and gas with major contractor or consultant predominantly performing detail design of offshore facilities
  • Bachelor Degree in Chemical, Mechanical or Petroleum Engineering (Advanced degree is Preferred-MSc or PhD)
  • Detailed knowledge of design techniques and analysis methods, and detailed knowledge of the theory, content and application of standards, codes and guidelines as applicable for offshore. Knowledgeable in project coordination and execution skills.
  • Has developed advanced knowledge of the flow assurance principles, tools and solutions.
  • BS Degree holders would have pursued at least some graduate level engineering course work, if not working toward MS Degree, or attended advanced technical seminars.

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