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Senior Project Engineer - VR/26694

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Status: Temporary
Location: Westhill, Aberdeenshire
Ref: VR/26694
Rate: Available Upon Request

Currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Project Engineer on a contract basis for an E&P Company based in Westhill, Aberdeenshire. It is a new project position, and the contract is anticipated to last for 9-12 months. The company are only considering PAYE contractors for this particular role.


The Senior Project Engineer will be responsible for the management and coordination of a portfolio of OPEX and CAPEX modifications and projects from initiation to close out.  The post holder will mainly be providing support in the following areas:

  • Compressor replacement.
  • Potable water modifications.
  • 24” LP pipeline repair.
  • LP & LLP flowlines.
  • Alternative purge gas route.
  • MPP buffer tank replacement.


Reporting to the Lead Project Engineer, the Senior Project Engineer will have the following main duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensuring employees, contracted staff and contractor personnel are aware of the relevant systems of work and procedures.
  • Ensuring safe working practices are carried out to minimise Lost Time Incidents, HIPOs and other reportable incidents.
  • Ensuring that the project statement of requirements and modification pre-engineering dossier requirements are met and completed with the quality specified and within budget and timescale.
  • Ensuring close interface with engineering and construction contractor through engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning phases to ensure successful delivery of project or modification.
  • Coordinating the interface between project / modification contractors and company technical authorities and/or discipline experts and/or asset management for efficient delivery of project work.
  • Seeking opportunities to minimise cost to company while maintaining safety.
  • Ensuring project risks are identified, highlighted and managed.
  • Ensuring verification activities are managed with IVB.
  • Ensuring a smooth transition of project or modification delivery to operations and close out is completed.
  • Monitoring contractors' performance in accordance with contractual requirements and especially in area of safety and technical expertise to ensure all company standards are met.
  • Ensuring Projects and Modifications Leader, Project and Engineering Manager and respective Asset Management Team are informed of ongoing projects status.
  • Ensuring preparation of cost forecast and budgets.
  • Ensuring that best practice and technical innovations are shared and implemented through the company's projects.
  • Ensuring that projects and modifications are carried out in line with current regulations (DCR, PFEER, etc.) and Group rules.
  • Accountable for ensuring compliance with company project / modification governance procedures for all phases of the project process, including appropriate and complete closure of projects.
  • Supporting and participating in continuous improvement initiatives within the projects and modifications domain.


Experience / Qualifications:

  • A relevant engineering degree qualification would be preferred.
  • Chartered Engineer status would be preferred.
  • A project management qualification would be preferred.
  • Previous experience in a similar Senior Project Engineer type role, within the oil and gas industry, is essential.
  • Previous experience in a similar role, directly with an operator, would be preferred.
  • Applicants will be expected to have experience of working with a range of complex projects and modifications.


TMM Recruitment INDENG

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