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Civil Marine Engineer - Mooring Job at Shell Nigeria
« on: Jul 23, 2013, 05:31 AM »
Job Title: Civil Marine Engineer (Mooring)

Job ID: F37518

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Employer: Shell Nigeria E & P Company Ltd

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is the pioneer and leader of the petroleum industry in Nigeria.

Responsibilities: The Snr Civil Mooring Engineer will act as guardian of the defined design envelopes for mooring systems and participate in the design of current and future projects in the DW offshore area and to offshore SPDC projects.

More particularly,responsibilities include:

• Carry out all necessary engineering analyses,including global analysis,structural Finite Element Analysis,to support engineering design of FPSO and SPM mooring systems.

• Prepare drawings and technical/project specifications and datasheets for the mooring systems in line with functional requirements as stated in the Basis of Design.

• Carry out installation analysis for mooring systems including the re-assessment of existing mooring systems. Analysis would be performed for various methods of installation as may be required using Shell in-house proprietary softwares.

• Conduct intra and multi-discipline technical reviews including hazard and operability studies,Constructability reviews,Reliability and Availability and Maintainability Studies and reviews,etc.

• Development and compilation of tender/bid packages for the mooring systems.

• Contribute to the development of global analysis/mooring engineering skills of young engineers to be able to carry out such work.

• Undertake front-end studies,as required,to identify and develop performance improvement changes

• Ensure that all proposed modifications allow safe operation of facilities and maintain technical integrity

• Participate in design reviews,audits and other mooring related reviews

• Contribute to SNEPCo mooring & related discipline in association with other Shell units so as to support lateral learning

• Demonstrate personal commitment to company HSSE objectives and motivate own team to be HSSE champions.

• Participate in the provision of mooring engineering support to new and on-going projects in SNEPCo.

• Coach any assigned offshore discipline engineer


• B.Sc./B.Eng in structural engineering, marine engineering or naval architecture with a minimum of 8 years’ offshore structural engineering experience incorporating the following:

• A minimum of 5 years’ design experience at level for studies and detailed designs of mooring systems

• A good understanding of Industry design Standards with the ability to challenge standards and current engineering practices

• Proven ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team as well and to work independently with a minimum of supervision.

• A strong commitment and demonstrable effectiveness in HSSE management is essential.

• Working knowledge of the following software is mandatory: Orcaflex, Mathlab and ANSYS,

• Working knowledge of SACS, USFOS and COSMOS will be an advantage Demonstrated evidence of Enterprise first values and behaviours will be taken into account during the selection process.

• Energy and passion for developing Nigerian talent.

• Ability to deal with multiple, often conflicting, goals and priorities

• Demonstrated effectiveness in driving change.

• Strong interpersonal skills – able to influence and develop relationships across disciplines and culture, be comfortable coaching and motivating others, and delivering through others.

• Familiar with project development challenges in Nigeria or in other regions with similar challenges.

• Excellent communication skills.

• Skillful at leading through influence.

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Civil Marine Engineer - Mooring Job at Shell Nigeria
« on: Jul 23, 2013, 05:31 AM »