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Senior Engineer - Piping (f094e25b8fa8)

Architecture and Engineering




Muscat, Egypt

1. Scope of ResponsibilitiesLead and operate as a part of a team of engineers and designers in carrying out detailed engineeringwork; assume responsibility for conceptual and detailed design (Concept, Front End or Basic, Material,Stress Analysis, Layout Engineering, Coordination of 3D modelling) and provide necessary technicalinformation for procurement in compliance with tender specifications/data sheets and work withinbudgeted man-hours and project schedules.Although not directly involved for issuing deliverables in optimum work share environment, jobexpectation is to work in collaboration with VEC to have full control on project in terms of integrity,schedule and budget keeping close monitor on VEC productivity.2. Primary Duties Review contract documents and identify requirements and scope of work for project execution. Reviewspecifications, drawings and other documents as per project work share agreement with VEC. Establishcontract review criteria, identify and resolve discrepancies and divergences from original proposalthrough the instigation of technical queries to Projects/Client. Identify critical engineering parameters and establish deliverables e.g. specifications, datasheets, layoutdrawings, stress analysis, isometrics, bill of materials and other applicable deliverables. Monitor and control project man-hour requirements during project execution, identify variations betweencontract and proposal. Take corrective action as necessary. Create manpower charts for taskassignments, establish target completion dates and ensure target dates are achieved. Maintain projectschedules and ensure allotted man-hours, deadlines and cost requirements are strictly adhered to.Recommend cost effective measures to reduce overall costs. Monitor productivity of engineers and quality of work produced. Main focus is to work in collaboration with VEC to maintain a stronghold of the project goals (Ensuringintegrity & safety of the design, meeting quality as per contractual intent, meeting schedule, optimizingprocurement & construction cost and maintaining high productivity) when executed by VEC as peroptimum work share environment. Implementation of applicable Lesson Learnt throughout the project cycle. Successful implementation of agreed Value Engineering points. To drive right behaviour in VEC team to ensure all round performance and delivery. Work collectively with VEC to promote fit for purpose design philosophy. Exhibit strong leadership and soft skills to excel in work share environment. Greater flexibility in mobility. Work clearly as per the interface between Head Office & VEC adhering to SLA. Control, coordinate change using change control procedure. Escalate serious risk to senior management & always have a fall back plan that allows time to react. Operate & facilitate VEC team to promote “First Time Right” policy. To focus on piping bulk delivery and piping prefabrication activity. To focus along with VEC on design development to meet or beat the proposal estimation. Focus on engineering support for Piping deliverables, requirements of Painting, Coating & Fireproofing. Identify & expedite vendor documents that will impact project schedule. Engage Construction, Commissioning & Operation teams for their inputs & reviews early on projects. Review Model at own desk regularly & ensure proper Model Review preparation w.r.t. Model Reviewpreparation control sheet & checklist prepared by VEC. Closely monitor all MCMS module rollout on Projects & implementation of all Design Optimizationinitiatives on the Project. Facilitate prompt response to Site query. To focus on piping bulk delivery and piping prefabrication activity. Ensure proper data input to Suppliers in right time. Apportion work among engineering staff according to the capabilities. Supervise the work and ensurethat the documents are updated regularly as needed. Resolve design irregularities.  Coordinate on technical issues with other Engineering Disciplines as required. Provide the necessaryinputs/data to other disciplines as per the requirements and procedures. Supervise the preparation of conceptual/study layouts and designs and provide necessary inputs formodelling and drafting. Obtain the required inputs from other engineering disciplines e.g. mechanical data sheets, foundationand structure details, instrument specifications and other necessary data. Provide guidance for performing calculations for pipe wall thickness, reinforcement pads and others asper the relevant piping codes and standards. Supervise the stress analysis of piping systems through the use of Caesar II software and preparation ofstress analysis reports, incorporating contract specifications and international codes. Resolve designirregularities. Monitor the transfer of piping loads to Civil Discipline, coordinate on technical issues asrequired. Monitor the preparation and issue of engineering drawings and technical documents for Inter-disciplinaryDesign Checks (IDC’s). Review and integrate comments and inputs of other engineering discipline intothe relevant documents. Supervise the preparation and issue of Inquiry Requisitions to vendors. Participate in technical bidevaluations. Review vendor drawings, documents and design calculations. Ensure vendor equipmentspecifications meet with client equipment specifications and within budgeted costs. Coordinate Material Take-off (MTO) activities, identify irregularities, discrepancies and shortfalls and takecorrective action as required. Oversee the set-up of the Material Management system (VPRM) incorporating the project specifications.Coordinate and incorporate the MTO from the 3D model. Update and maintain the system to incorporatethe latest material requirements. Administer the preparation and issue of Purchase Requisitions for the procurement of equipment andmaterials. Coordinate with Procurement and provide necessary assistance to Expediting and QualityDepartments. Meet with vendor representatives, inspect vendor works and workshops and provide assistance to QualityDepartment as required. Interface with Client representatives as required for resolving any technical issues. Conduct internal staff meetings, ensure the progress of project in accordance to schedule, allotted manhoursand budgeted costs. Coordinate with Projects and Planning Departments on schedule relatedissues. Update Technical Document Register (TDR) progress reports through the use of PETROCEPTsoftware. Participate in safety and design review meetings e.g. HAZOP, HAZID, Plot Plan, 3D Model, along withClient and representatives of other engineering disciplines. Monitor the preparation of all necessary documents up to the final IFC (Issued for Construction) stage,e.g. plot plans, piping plans, isometrics, locations plans, pipe support standards, material specificationsand other relevant drawings and specifications. Supervise the set-up of the 3D CAD system (PDS/PDMS) incorporating the project specifications.Customize the system to deliver the model, drawings and data as per the project requirements. Interface and provide clarifications, guidance and technical support to Construction and Commissioningteams as required. Administer the preparation of the final “As Built” 3D model, layouts and other documents. Ensure compliance with Company’s ISO Quality procedures. Coordinate internal and Client auditrequests, facilitate audit procedures of engineering systems within the discipline. Evaluate the requirement of resources including computer hardware and software. Undertake responsibility of development of engineers. Provides support and assistance to the direct supervisor on technical and non-technical issues. Perform related duties as and when directed by the direct supervisor.3. Job/Cost ImpactActs as the main interface in converting the project from concept to detailed engineering. Works withinProject Budget requirements. Oversees the technical evaluations and verification, acts as a tie-inbetween the various disciplines for engineering inputs for the department. Coordinates and assigns workas per project specifications. Work is normally reviewed by supervisor.4. Decision Making Authority Decisions limited to the scope of project requirement specifications, consults supervisor on main issuesrelated to layouts and specifications. May make recommendations on mobilization/demobilization ofpersonnel.5. Supervisory ResponsibilityDirects the resource allocation and workloads of a team of subordinates.Typically leading a group of professionals or technical staff. 7. Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesRefer to HR/OD Competency Management System (CMS)8. Physical Effort and Work EnvironmentDuties performed in Main Office mostly in air-conditioned surroundings. Occasionally incumbent wouldrequire traveling to sites and vendor workshops. Approximate 50% of time spent on the computer.9. Minimum Job RequirementBachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 12 years related oil & gas/petrochemicalexperience preferable from a background in working for EPC/consultancy organizations. Additional Information