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Offshore Methods Engineer

Engineering
Job Ref 11035
Location:
Houston, United States
Job Type:
Permanent
Skills:
Offshore Wind
Salary:
N/A

Job Details

Overview:

Seeking an Offshore Methods Engineer to integrate the Project Installation Engineering team during execution.

In addition to the requirements described in the main responsibilities section, specific experience in engineering and installation of subsea equipment and structures / rigid and flexible lay is required.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

Participate to:

  • Project progress meeting,
  • Engineering co-ordination meetings
  • Interface meetings with Client, other Contractors and Sub-Contractors
  • Technical review meeting (concerning Procurement, Engineering, Fabrication, Operation, Interface)
  • HSE meetings
  • Risk Assessment

In charge of:

  • Issue, update & follow-up of the procedures and documents related to the scope
  • Installation Engineering development and studies related to the scope;
  • Prepare Technical Memos, Technical Queries to support any contractual deviation;
  • Preparation of input for installation activities presentations
  • Follow-up the Drafting activities related to the scope
  • Initiate all the equipment, installation aids & material documentation
  • Specify and follow up of the equipment, installation aids & material, including associated documentation
  • Review of the contract, the Qualifications, the Clarifications and Specifications for both company and interfaces
  • Designing any required lift rigging;
  • Project operation report for the scope
  • Technical support for any presentation for the scope

Interfaces:

Installation:

  • Ensure that the equipment, installation aids & material requirements are well transmitted and received through a turn-around file (e.g.: Material List)
  • Technical support for Spread & Equipment Engineering (drawings, SOP, layout…)
  • Technical support for Spread & Equipment definition within his Installation Engineering competencies;
  • Review of Subcontractor technical documentation (e.g. procedures, reports) and provide input data as required within his Installation Engineering competencies
  • Organize, gather and check data from Subcontractors needed for the installation engineering
Fabrications:
  • Review of the Manufacturer testing procedures and reports (FAT, SIT/OT). When required provides input to SIT/OT procedures
  • Technical approval of the SIT/OT report
  • Integration of the Fabrication data book (QC report, certificates) in the Installation Aids data book

External Interface:

  • Manage and gather data to feed and follow-up interfaces (if applicable for the scope)

Subcontract-Procurement:

  • Review of the Subcontractor/Supplier testing procedures and reports (FAT, SIT/OT). When required provide input to SIT/OT procedures
  • Review of Subcontractor technical documentation (e.g. procedures, reports) and provide input data as required within his Installation Engineering competencies
  • Organize, gather and check data from Subcontractors needed for the installation engineering
  • Update and revise the Installation Engineering drawings following the supplier, manufacturer, sub-contractor documentations;
  • Support or Issue, update & follow-up of the Technical Bid Evaluations within his Installation Engineering competencies;
  • Issue, update & follow-up of the Rigging & Installation Aids specifications;
  • Manage, gather and check data from Subcontractors needed for the installation engineering

ONSHORE AND OFFSHORE Missions

Onshore preparation:

Under the authority of the Installation Engineering Manager, he shall ensure or delegate:

  • Technical support for check list completion
  •  Witness of critical SIT or OT operation, no approval authority
  •  Assistance to load out final approval (CB release) for the non-regular configuration
  •  Point of Contact for the Engineering and Installation change support
  •  Participation to daily meeting (if required) and to specific technical meeting
  •  Point of contact between the Construction Yard and the Project Engineering team in office in order to provide engineering assistance (in case of changes or site queries)
  •  Gather relevant data for the SIT reports; ensure that procedures or drawings modifications highlighted during the SIT or load-out are properly included in Engineering documentation.
  •  Respect of the safety rules dedicated to his function and presented by the Onshore Safety Officer

Offshore operation:

Under the authority of the Installation Engineering Manager and the Lead, he shall ensure or delegate:

  • Availability of the necessary engineering documentation within his area of responsibility
  • Technical support related to installation within the project scope
  • Technical support for the Check List completion, witness no approval authority
  • Technical support to the vessel management for the realization of the offshore works (during both preparation and operation follow-up)
  • Technical assistance for modification of the procedures on board for operational reasons (e.g. sites queries, contingency cases, etc)
  • Support for Operation presentation to the crew
  • Technical support for the specific scope of work of the different discipline on board (Survey/Posit, ROV, Marine, Lifting…)
  • Assistance to pre-job meeting for the critical steps of the operations
  • Attend to the Project daily meeting when required
  • Point of Contact for the Engineering and Installation change support
  • Collect all info required for the Installation Engineering Lessons Learnt / Return of Experience (as-built schedule, DPR, implementation of change, recommendations…)
  • Respect of the safety rules dedicated to his function and presented by the Offshore Safety Officer

Minimum requirements:
Education:

  • Minimum Undergraduate degree from an accredited university in engineering (Structural, Mechanical, Civil, Etc.).


Experience/Specific Knowledge:

  • 3-5 years of significant experience in the in the offshore Oil and Gas or Offshore Wind industry
  • Willing to spend short time (1-4 weeks) offshore on board installation vessels supporting offshore operations
  • This position requires technical and relational skills.
Other responsibilities:
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  This position may perform other duties as assigned.
  
We are an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.  EOE/M/F/D/V

 

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