Engineering Area Manager


Airswift are a Global Manpower Provider specialising in the Energy, Infrastructure & IT sectors. Present in more than 70 countries around the world, our reach, and capabilities in the markets we service is unparalleled in the industry.

We are working with a Major Oil & Gas operator to source an Engineering Area Manager. This is a long-term contract role. Please see details below.

Title: Engineering Area Manager
Start Date: ASAP (typically within 1 month notice)
Location: Qatar Site / Doha HQ
Working Schedule: 6 days per week / 10 hours per day

–Experience Required—
Job Purpose
•    Manage the Topsides Engineering activities for Major Project Offshore Project, ensuring technical deliverables (e.g., PIDs, calculations, data sheets, process design etc.) fully comply with project requirements and standardised processes and to provide support to Major Project Offshore Engineering Manager ensuring all aspects are delivered to the highest standards.

Key Job Accountabilities
•    Manages the Engineering activities to ensure that the Contractor’s Engineering, Offshore Topsides Facilities Engineering, comply with the Contract requirements including codes and standards. Provide guidance to the Contractor to promote compliance.
•    Manages the development of Contractors Engineering deliverables such as Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs) and Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs), Line list, Datasheets, Technical reports, and calculations.
•    Plans and schedules the Topside engineering deliverables to enable efficient project execution, ensuring technical alignment and compliance with Client operational policies, standards of business conduct and project management system. 
•    Leads key design workshop and ensure that Topsides design recommendations are correctly implemented, and actions closed before the end of EPCI (Lessons Learned, Value Engineering, HAZID, HAZOP, SIL, LOPA, engineering criticality assessment, etc.).
•    Manages the Engineering interface between other Topsides engineering disciplines, Onshore Facilities (Offshore scope) and Pipeline engineering and the following teams: Operations, Drilling, Well Management, the Jacket, the pipelines from the Topsides perspective.
•    Supports Major Project Offshore Engineering Manager in monitoring the Contractor’s progress on delivery of the required documents for the Topsides engineering (all disciplines).
•    Coordinate with Subject Matter Experts with respect to the disciplines involved in delivery of the Engineering related to Topsides Engineering and ensures endorsement of all technical deviations to Company specifications when required.
•    Ensure compliance with management of change procedures for changes in the Contractors design or deviations from the Company directives.

–Minimum Requirements-
•    BSc in Engineering preferably in Chemical Engineering or similar, however any qualification, technical or knowledge requirements may be waived through relevant work experience.

Knowledge and Key Skills
•    15+ years of experience in discipline with at least five years demonstrated senior engineering experience in major capital projects.
•    Experience with Offshore EPC contractors, sub-contractors and vendors involved in the oil and gas industry.
•    Demonstrated ability and sensitivity to work with people from a variety of cultural backgrounds.
•    A high level of proficiency in written and spoken English.
•    Computer literacy involving the regular use of professional office applications and some technical applications.
•    Demonstrated ability and sensitivity to work with people from variety of cultural backgrounds.
•    Worldwide experience with contractors particularly those involved in the construction of Offshore LNG production facilities.
•    Good interpersonal and communication skills with a focus on teamwork and the ability to communicate and interact within a PMT.

If you would like to be considered for the position, please apply direct to this advertisement with your CV with contact details.

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