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Offshore Operations Engineer

Job Ref 11033
Houston, United States
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The primary mission of the Operation Engineer is to lead the readiness for the vessel operations and be the project representative on board the vessel. During the project preparation phase, The employee shall collaborate with Vessel Operations Manager and Vessel Asset Manager in order to verify that the suggested procedures are correct and that the most efficient and cost-effective solutions are implemented. They must as well quickly distinguish the missing points and required optimization of the equipment used on board.

During project execution, the employee shall be the reference point between the project team and the Vessel Management Team. They shall be able to suggest modifications and changes leading to improvements taking into account the suggestions of the on-board management as well as interface with the on-board client representatives.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the general preparation and related interfaces with all the departments related to his scope (engineering, installation engineering, procurement, post order services and assets).
  • Follow-up the procurement & logistics of installation aids
  • Lead the subcontracting activities (i.e. survey & positioning, ROV services, NDT, diving, Precomissioning, etc. as applicable)
  • associated with the construction vessel.
  • Interface with procurement / fabrication departments for the delivery of incorporated items on the offshore site and in particular, to
  • take care of transportation vessels preparation associated with the cargo to be provided to the construction vessel.
  • Lead the installation vessel(s) qualification(s) towards the client.
  • Lead the installation vessel project HR preparation.
  • Lead the installation vessel equipment preparation.
  • Lead the mobilization / demobilization preparation of the installation vessel.
  • Attend fabrication facilities to ensure readiness for transportation to site of fabricated items
  • Coordinate the offshore operation on board the installation vessel as project representative on board.
  • Compile all the required information as per the project requirements for the project close-out and, in particular, close out of the invoicing process and return of experience.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanics, Structural or Civil Engineering

Experience/Specific Knowledge:

  • Minimum 4 years experience in offshore construction activities.
  • Familiar with industry codes and standards applicable to offshore Oil & Gas facilities design, construction and Installation
  • Knowledgeable in various offshore pipeline and/or SURF installation techniques and understanding installation factors and
  • criteria which might affect the design, costs and schedule for development of offshore oil fields.
  • Experience on site at shore base facilities, fabrication yards, and offshore vessels as well as site preparation experience is a plus.
  • Previous experience with S-lay installation is a plus, especially Deepwater S-lay

Working Conditions:
Office Environment; Houston, TX plus offshore rotations and site visits on an as required basis during project execution.

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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