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Job Title: Principal Offshore Structural Engineer

Location: Nigeria

Reports To: Head Civil / Structural Engineering

Organisation: Arcadia Access Services Limited


To be part of a group of discipline engineers within the Deepwater Projects Department using professional skills to provide solutions to a range of Technical Structural issues and supply input to projects and plant changes to ensure that fit-for-purpose solutions are provided for installations. The Engineer will act as guardian of the defined design/operating envelopes of plant and equipment with respect to offshore structures discipline and participate in the design of current and future projects in the DW offshore area and to offshore SPDC projects.

The position requires working closely with both the offshore Asset Engineering and other disciplines in the floating systems and subsea organisations and to visit the FPSOs and facilities.

Qualifications / Experience:

•   Proven ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team as well and to work independently with a minimum of supervision. The offshore structural engineer must have knowledge/skill level in HSSE golden rules and applications within the Oil and gas Industry. This can demonstrated with the certifications of say HSE competence level 2 training.

•   Working knowledge of the following software: SACS, ANSYS, USFOS and COSMOS will be an advantage.

•   B.Sc./B.Eng in civil, structural engineering and marine engineering with a minimum of 12 years’ offshore structural engineering experience incorporating the following:

•   A minimum of 10 years’ design experience at level for studies and detailed designs of offshore oil and gas production facilities especially topsides structures in a floating facility

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

Competencies Required:

•   Operate wells and facilities Awareness

•   Production System optimisation Awareness

•   Reliability modelling Skilled

•   Safety Management System Skilled

•   E&P Technical Competencies Level

•   Structural modelling and analyses Mastery

•   Develop conceptual and detailed designs Skilled

Job Description:

•   Ensure that all proposed modifications allow safe operation of facilities and maintain technical integrity. Copied from:

•   Participate in design reviews, audits and other structural-related reviews

•   Contribute to SPDC and SNEPCo corporate structural owner and discipline forums in association with other asset units so as to support lateral learning

•   Deliver on promises during design, construction, installation and start-up) with clear understanding and implementing NCD and HSE requirements taking into consideration local and international standards commensurate with global demand for Projects and Technology organisation.

•   Responding to significant cost pressures in both project delivery and SNEPCo business while helping to create a new, sustainable organization.

•   Contributing to an enabling work environment that supports the project delivery to maximize effectiveness of civil/Structures and Metocean discipline across all projects.

•   Designs changes are fit-for-purpose and maintain Technical Integrity and minimise life-cycle costs

•   Participate in the provision of offshore structures support to Bonga North. Provide support in Brownfield projects ranging in cost from $10-100 million (US).

•   Coach any assigned offshore discipline engineer

•   Networks with Discipline Heads and Asset and Project engineering Leads and Project Engineers within SNEPCO for successful execution of projects.

•   Perform structural engineering analyses and design for topsides structural modules in major projects development from the conceptual, FEED, detail engineering and the construction stage.

•   Provide structural engineering support to the SNEPCo Asset engineering in order to maximise asset production performance at lowest unit cost

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

Deadline: 5th September, 2012.

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