Senior Offshore Execution Project Engineer

  • Depending on experience
  • Calgary
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
NES Fircroft is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry.

Job Title:
Senior Offshore Execution Project Engineer
Location: St. John’s
Length: 8 months, this is a multi-year contract to align with project renewals
Rotation: Mon – Fri 40hr work week

Quick Note: This role will require some time offshore, potentially 2-3 months total.

Summary: As a senior team member with extensive offshore project experience, the Senior Offshore Execution Project Engineer will provide oversight, advisory and risk management to a wide range of marine and subsea scopes. You will continuously explore opportunities to improve safety and operational efficiency of offshore activities. You will interface with multidiscipline Owner and/or contractor teams across project scopes to address challenges and opportunities, drawing on your experience to arrive at safe and efficient solutions.

  • Demonstrate leadership by example in health, safety, environment and quality management.
  • Represent Marine & Subsea scope owners on a focused SIMOPS team to deliver safe, efficient offshore operations.
  • Provide guidance & direction for planning of offshore operations and SIMOPs in a complex, weather sensitive offshore construction environment.
  • Interface with key internal stakeholders to promote communication and planning across the business unit.
  • Plan, facilitate and document SIMOPS risk assessments.
  • Represent the client at key marine and offshore activities.
  • Participate in integrated schedule review and ensure milestones are achievable.
  • Steward daily progress meetings with marine & subsea contractors during execution phase.
  • Collaborate on schedule management during execution phases.
  • Support the coordination of vessel logistics and operations during execution phases.
  • Responsible to ensure project documentation is suitable and acceptable.
  • Manage Marine Warranty Survey requirements.
  • Coordinate with Regulatory lead to ensure complete and timely information flow of marine and subsea deliverables to Authorizations.
  • May be assigned responsibility to act as single point of contact with a marine contractor.

Contribute to, review and steward to the following document, among others:
  • Integrated project schedule and basis
  • Monthly project report.
  • SIMOPs charter, plan, risk assessments, matrix, etc..
  • Scope specific risk registers.
  • Vessel specifications, assurance reports
  • Regulatory Authorization applications.
  • Input to regulatory reporting.
  • Contractor provided documents

  • Calm under pressure
  • Forward thinking
  • Change agility
  • Communicates effectively and persuasively
  • Works collaboratively
  • Drives for results

  • Bachelor of Engineering Degree, P.Eng (Preferably in Naval Architecture, Ocean Engineering or similar discipline)
  • Member in good standing with Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador (PEGNL)
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in progressively responsible engineering, offshore construction and project leadership roles within the oil and gas industry
  • Minimum 10 years experience in the direction of offshore construction and subsea installation activities
  • Experience as member of Owner’s team in the delivery of offshore construction scopes
  • Experience in the planning and management of offshore SIMOPS
  • Experience implementing Project Management best practices.
  • Training in project management and leadership

We respect diversity and embrace an inclusive culture. We value uniqueness and different perspectives as they play a critical role in our success. To achieve this, individuals are selected based on qualifications, merit, and abilities and we encourage applications from everyone including visible minorities, Aboriginal people, women, and persons with disabilities.

Consistent with the Accords Act, residents of Newfoundland and Labrador specifically and Canada generally, who are qualified, will be given first consideration for training and employment.
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With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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