Modifications Engineer - VR/29009

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Status: Permanent
Location: Kingswells, Aberdeeshire
Rate: Available Upon Request

A leading oil and gas operator is looking for a Modifications Engineer on a permanent staff basis. This role is based in Kingswells, Aberdeen.


As the Modifications Engineer, you will have the following main duties and responsibilities:

  • Managing assigned work through all phases to ensure objectives are being met with regards to HSE, quality, cost, AFE/budget management, and schedule.
  • Engaging with supply chain to develop strategies, tender packages, contract exhibits, bid evaluations, requisitions and contract management plans.
  • Providing validation of contractor and supplier invoicing prior to payment.
  • Direct contractors through all phases of work required to execute activities.  Managing contractor progress and variation orders as required.
  • Ensuring all activities follow the Project Management Standard, Engineering Management Standards and VOSG Venture Ownership and Stage Gate Standard.
  • Developing relationships and manage key onshore and offshore interfaces.
  • Maintaining good communications with stakeholders for progress reporting. 
  • Preparing and presenting updates for Senior Management as required. 
  • Interfacing with project services in the preparation and maintenance of schedules, cost estimates, forecasts, risks and other reporting.
  • Developing estimates/plans, prepare budget/AFE requests for approval, and support assurance requirements as required.
  • Monitoring scope progress, manpower and budget with the ability to intervene and resolve / escalate where required. 
  • Ensuring technical delivery is aligned with the Engineering Management Standard, inclusive of engagement of Company TAs in review/approval of key documents, deviations and non-conformances.
  • Managing interface management processes to enable timely and accurate sharing of engineering and project information.
  • Preparing project specific governance documentation as required. 
  • Responsible for compliance with Company management of change processes.  
  • Managing readiness for offshore execution including integration with the company asset plan, operations support, project manpower and material requirements.
  • Promoting knowledge sharing – share own project experiences and seek knowledge from other projects/ organizations.
  • Managing regulatory permits and consents as required.
  • Mobilising offshore as required.
  • Any other reasonable duty as per instruction by your manager.


Key Experience/Qualifications:

  • Relevant degree, preferably in project management, business management, or engineering.  Significant and relevant experience may be also be considered. 
  • Professional registration (Chartership) with a relevant engineering and/or project management institute preferred.
  • Knowledge of all phases of oil and gas projects e.g. FEED, EPC, commissioning, start-up, handover etc., and experience with project sanction processes.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to develop an effective working relationship with key stakeholders.
  • Ability to lead multi-discipline Contractor Project Teams.
  • EPC contract and procurement management experience, inclusive of strategy development, tender processes, and change management.    
  • Experience in delivering projects and modifications. Brownfield modifications and a range of experience across topsides, jackets, drilling, and subsea systems is preferred. 
  • Experience working directly with operations personnel and procedures.  Specific asset experience preferred.  
  • Self-driven and results oriented.  Active collaborator with good communication and teamworking skills.
  • Understanding of UKCS regulatory, industry standards and recommended practice requirements in relation to design, manufacture & execution of relevant works.
  • Valid certificates to travel offshore.

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