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Vacancy: Lead Project Engineer, Dubai, UAE

Vacancy: Lead Project Engineer, Dubai, UAE
Posted on: Aug.19.2021

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for Lead Project Engineer to strengthen our team in Dubai. This is a home office position.

-This is a Home Office position based in Dubai, but will involve visits to the Client offices and/or site in Iraq. Normal working time will be 48 hours / 5 days per week
-The contract is to provide engineering and procurement services, for gas processing in the southern area of Iraq
-The work may consist of Conceptual study, FEED and detailed engineering and procurement for various brownfields projects in southern Iraq to capture the flared gas and process. Consisting of upstream gas gathering (dehydration and compression), gas processing (NGL and LPG trains), LPG refrigeration, storage and jetty off loading and pipelines
-Reporting to a Project Manager, the candidate will be support the efficient execution of the projects to ensure that it is delivered within schedule, cost, and in accordance with the project quality and HSE standards
-To lead and manage the project engineering team
-To have single-point responsibility for all deliverables and ensure that they conform to all applicable engineering codes and standards as well as the Client’s policies and procedures
-To ensure that the overall project is delivered to meet the asset operational needs
-To ensure that own actions plus those of the project team are conducted in accordance with the HSE management system
-To ensure the efficient delivery of the project within schedule, cost, and quality standards
-To ensure in the development of the project schedule and then take ownership once base line is approved
-To manage the project risks and responsibility for related actions and close out of such
-To manage change control within the appointed projects
-To ensure the application of effective business controls throughout the project and in accordance with stated requirements. Controls will apply to all HSE, commercial, financial, quality, integrity, and schedule issues
-To prepare individual project reports, interface definition and management, plus liaison with Client project managers
-To ensure that technical integrity is fully maintained and that all deviations to project standards/procedures are formally recorded and approved
-To identify and cost or schedule reduction opportunities and ensure that these are pursued wherever appropriate
-To manage and report of both budget and schedule on a weekly and monthly basis
-To manage of all project audit reports, and ensuring that all audit action items are closed-out in a timely manner
-To identify and resolove of project issues at the earliest opportunity
-To exercise control over manpower and material resources in order to complete the project within budget, schedule, quality, and HSE requirements
-To promote a planning – execute – measure – feedback methodology in project engineering

Skills / Qualifications

-Degree in a relevant engineering discipline (B.Sc./B.Eng./M.Sc.)
-Membership of a recognised professional institute preferred
Shall have worked previously as a Project Manager or a Lead Project Engineer within the oil and gas sector on single projects or a portfolio
-Minimum of 12 years’ experience in design, construction, and general project engineering in the oil and gas industry
-Minimum of 5 years experience of project cost control and planning systems
-Minimum of 8 years proven capability in an EPC type company
-Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred
-Previous experience of working in the Middle East would be an advantage

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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