SURF Engineer – Stavanger, Norway


SURF Engineer Stavanger, Norway

Start date: ASAP
End date: 31.12.2022 (Extension expected)
Location: Stavanger, Norway
Focus: SURF installation

A client in Stavanger seek a dynamic and skilled SURF engineer to work in their engineering team, who are experiencing high manpower hour demand due to projects ramping up.

But what do they expect from you?


Operating at an intermediate level, the candidate will be supporting the SURF Lead in ways of project management, with a particular focus on the static and dynamic umbilical packages. The candidate needs to able be able to lead contractors both during the current FEED study, as well as for detail design, construction, installation, testing and commissioning work. The candidate also needs to have competence in handling internal and external stakeholders.

×Collaborate with the selected Strategic Partnership Alliance (SPA) contractors to find robust and good solutions for the project.
×Manage multi-disciplinary project teams of company and contractor personnel ensuring outputs and outcomes are delivered to meet the agreed business case, in cooperation with the SURF Lead / Facilities team.
×Take lead on specific work scopes within the SURF / Facilities team, including the umbilical packages
×In conjunction with the procurement team, agree contracts for the provision of goods and/or services, monitoring compliance and managing variances.
×Consolidates and documents the fundamental components of projects (scope, schedule, resource requirements, budgets, risks, opportunities and issues, and quality requirements) as part of project planning.
×Managing stakeholders, taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests.
×Identifies and manages project risks (threats and opportunities), planning and implementing responses to them and responding to other issues that affect projects.
×Responsible for ensuring highly effective communication and reporting processes are in place and that all key contributors/parties involved in the project.
×Prepares and maintains schedules for project activities and events, taking account of dependencies and resource requirements.
×Developing and agreeing budgets, controlling forecast and actual costs against them.
×Implement Management of Change to change the scope of projects, updating configuration documents as required.
×Giving advice to non-operated assets in ways of specialist subsea and general engineering and PM

Required expertise:

×Degree qualified in engineering/technology discipline
×10+ years broad experience from petroleum industry and SURF discipline
×Experience with umbilical engineering / installation
×Knowledge of upstream field development concepts formed by several years in the industry and worked within Operators type organisation.
×In depth knowledge of industry standards and authority requirements within the discipline
×Ability to manage interfaces both internally and externally with contractors
×Able to draw on broad knowledge of Norwegian field developments and regulatory requirements
×Competent in project management in the oil and gas industry, preferably with an operator
×Commercial awareness of supply chain management and have a clear understanding of project financing/cost control principles
×Good communicator and influencer, able to present complex issues in a clear and concise manner
×Provide details of any regulatory requirements the role-holder must satisfy
×Offshore safety certificate

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