Senior Project Engineer - VR/28250

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Status: Permanent
Location: Cove, Aberdeen
Rate: Available Upon Request

Join a growing oil and gas service company who are looking for a Senior Project Engineer on a permanent staff basis at their office in Cove, Aberdeen.


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

  • Managing a team of 3+ Project Engineers of varying experience, acting as a focal point for advise and guidance.
  • Ensuring the team have the necessary training and skills to develop within the department’s competency framework.
  • Ensuring the team, and ultimately the department, meet the necessary performance key performance indicators.
  • Providing accurate reporting of team performance to Senior Management and Directors.
  • Establishing as an escalation point for any project issues faced by a member of the team.
  • Consistent and reliable representation at contract reviews ahead of PO award to ensure clarity of scope, client expectations, appropriate costing and planning activities.
  • Reviewing and taking ownership of projects, and their associated documentation, handed over from the Contracts Department.
  • To ensure that projects are run in accordance with the company’s health, safety and environmental policy.
  • To issue BOM and liaising with procurement to ensure bought in parts arrive as required to meet the project deadlines.
  • Preparing all project documentation, including final product data book in line with client requirements.
  • Providing progress reports for both clients and senior management which adequately explain the position of all projects under the job-holders ownership, advising timeously of any anticipated delays.
  • Scheduling projects to safely meet client and in-house deadlines and to monitor progress to meet project deadlines.
  • Partaking in and witness product testing and to ensure timely notifications to clients to allow third party witnessing is carried out where applicable.
  • Preparing project budgets tracker monitor to ensure projects meet or exceed their profit targets.
  • Preparing commercial documentation and ensuring that information is passed to accounts to allow invoices to be issued on their due dates.
  • Preparing close out reports and providing feedback to the business on actual versus estimated costs and any lessons learned.
  • Ensuring appropriate change management techniques are used to deal with any amendments to the project scope.
  • Preparing and updating relevant risk registers created for the projects, ensuring the necessary mitigation plans are implemented as necessary to manage the opportunities and threats on each scope.
  • Reviewing and improving department systems/procedures/guides and contributing to inter- department process improvements.
  • Co-ordinating shipping or collection of client orders and ensuring proof of export is obtained for company records.
  • Upholding core values of customer focus, integrity, respect, motivation, accountability and manage change.
  • Performing any other duties seemed necessary and within scope, spirit and purpose of the job as requested by the Line Manager or Head of Department/Division.


Required qualifications and experience

  • HNC/HND Mechanical or Marine Engineering discipline or relevant experience.
  • Manufacturing or engineering projects background.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in comparable projects role.


Knowledge of the following would be an advantage

  • Degree in Engineering discipline or degree with relevant experience.

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