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Job Title: Principal Engineer, Mechanical

Job Number: 001123

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Organisation: Addax Petroleum is a subsidiary of the Sinopec Group

Job Type (Employment Type): Consultant

Job Category: Facilities

Career Level: Senior (non-manager)

Level of Education: Masters Degree

Years of Experience:   20

Position Description:

The successful candidate will provide mechanical engineering expertise to aid in the execution of the Company’s onshore and offshore projects and ongoing operations. Other functions include:

•   To act as a focal point/technical authority for mechanical engineering questions throughout all phases of engineering design, construction and offshore installation, commissioning and operation

•   To provide mechanical engineering input to other disciplines to assure that design outputs are consistent.

•   To act as Company authority for the review of Design Bases, design drawings, specifications, etc.

•   To act as required as the Company representative (Mechanical) to ensure that design work by contractors meets Company standards and relevant industry codes

•   To monitor the performance of design contractors and suggest remedial actions related to mechanical design.

•   To assist Company resident and/or project engineers with the mechanical engineering aspects of Facilities design.

•   To assist construction and commissioning teams with field questions encountered during installation

•   To initiate and coordinate tasks needed for project execution including permitting or government reviews, material specification, installation procedures, testing, etc.

•   To participate in HAZOP’s and other key design reviews.

•   To assist in the development Nigerian mechanical engineer

Position Requirements:

•   Minimum twenty (20) years relevant experience with an oil industry design and fabrication contractor

•   Must have worked in as a mechanical engineer/senior mechanical engineer for an Operator and have been involved in both onshore and offshore projects

•   Must be used to working in a multi-discipline environment

•   Must have worked in an expatriate situation for at least five (5) years

•   Self starter, results-driven and focussed on timely,  accurate and high quality delivery

•   Able to hold own ground when challenged but can present a balanced view in putting arguments forward.

•   Good communication and team building skills – well able to lead and gain respect both internally and externally 3rd parties.

•   Ability to improvise/prioritise with little notice without losing attention to detail.

•   Proven track record of managing in multicultural situations.  

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