Senior Engineer - #78874

Petrofac


Date: 13/05/2022
City: Muscat, Muscat
Contract type: Full time
Petrofac

1. Scope of Responsibilities
Lead and/or operate as member of a team consisting of engineers and designers in carrying out detailed
engineering work; assume responsibility for conceptual and detailed design and provide necessary technical
information for costing/procurement in compliance with tender specifications/guidelines, quality requirements
and work within budgeted man-hours and project schedules.
2. Primary Duties
 Review contract documents and identify requirements and scope of work for project execution. Review
material selection reports, specifications, drawings and other documents. Establish contract review
criteria, identify and resolve discrepancies and divergences from original proposal through the instigation
of technical queries to Projects/Client.
 Participate in the preparation of the Technical Document Register (TDR) for material selection activities,
for all metallurgy deliverables.
 Identify the scope of work requirements, budgeted man hours, total number of deliverables and format of
delivery, time schedules and other specifications for execution of the work. Recommend cost effective
measures to reduce the overall project costs, ensuring technical and safety compliance.
 Monitor the verification of material design integrity. Use corrosion calculation software such as ECE-IV
and codes/standards such as NACE MR 0175/ISO 15156 to ensure project metallurgical specification
details in the FEED Packages is feasible. Interpret and evaluate reports from corrosion calculations
engineering software. Evaluate and compare the materials FEED package documents using process flow
diagrams, process design basis, heat-and-mass balance and scope of supply. Identify discrepancies and
inconsistencies take corrective action where required.
 Apportion of work among engineering staff according to specialization. Monitor the preparation of material
selection diagrams, material selection report, corrosion management manual and specifications for
compatibility between piping material specification and equipment lists using contract documents and
international codes.
 Monitor the review of interdepartmental documents like process data sheets, mechanical data sheet,
piping material specification and provide input to the various downstream engineering disciplines for
document preparation to vendors for Bid invitations.
 Monitor and control project man-hour requirements during project execution, identify variations between
contract and proposal. Take corrective action as necessary. Create manpower charts for task
assignments, establish target completion dates and ensure target dates are achieved. Maintain project
schedules 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.
 Coordinate on technical issues with other Engineering Disciplines as required. Provide the necessary
inputs/data to other disciplines as per the requirements and procedures.
 Obtain the required inputs from other engineering disciplines e.g. process flow diagrams, process design
basis, heat-and-mass balance, P&ID’s, piping material specifications and other necessary data.
 Provide guidance for performing corrosion calculations and interpretation of metallurgical codes and
standards with its imprecision on detail design. Resolve design irregularities and coordinate on technical
issues as required.
 Monitor the preparation and issue of engineering drawings and technical documents for Inter-disciplinary
Design Checks (IDC’s). Review and integrate comments and inputs of other engineering discipline into
the relevant documents.

 Participate in technical bid evaluations. Review vendor drawings and documents. Ensure vendor
equipment specifications meet with client equipment specifications and within budgeted costs.
 Coordinate with Procurement department to ensure cost effective recommendations.
 Provide necessary assistance to Quality Department.
 Meet with vendor representatives, inspect at vendor works and workshops and provide assistance to
Quality Department 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 manhours
and budgeted costs. Coordinate with Projects and Planning Departments on schedule related
issues. Update TDR progress reports through the use of PETROCEPT software.
 Participate in safety and design review meetings e.g. HAZOP, HAZID, 3D Model, along with Client and
representatives of other engineering disciplines.
 Monitor the preparation of all necessary documents up to the final IFC (Issued for Construction) stage,
e.g. material selection diagrams, material selection report, corrosion management manual, material
specifications and other relevant drawings and specifications
 Interface and provide clarifications, guidance and technical support to Construction and Commissioning
teams as required.
 Administer the preparation of the final “As Built” documents.
 Ensure compliance with Company’s ISO Quality procedures. Coordinate internal and Client audit
requests, 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 Impact
Acts as the main interface in converting the project from concept to detailed engineering. Works within
Project Budget requirements. Oversees the technical evaluations and verification, acts as a tie-in between the
various disciplines for engineering inputs for the department. Coordinates and assigns work as per project
specifications. Work is normally reviewed by supervisor.
4. Decision Making Authority
Decisions limited to the scope of project requirement for material selection. Consults supervisor on issues
which may affect material selection and operational requirement within the department. May make
recommendations on mobilization/demobilization of personnel.
5. Supervisory Responsibility
Directs the resource allocation and workloads of a team of subordinates.
Typically leading a group of professionals or technical staff.

7. Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Refer to HR/ OD Competency Management System (CMS)
8. Physical Effort and Work Environment
Duties performed in Main Office mostly in air-conditioned surroundings. Occasionally incumbent would require
travelling to sites and vendor workshops. Approx. 50% of time spent on the computer.
9. Minimum Job Requirement
Bachelor’s Degree in Metallurgical Engineering with a minimum of 10 years related oil & gas/petrochemical
experience preferable from a background in working for EPC/consultancy organizations.

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