Brunel Energy Jobs: Umblicals System Engineer

Posted on :

25 Jan, 2011

Category :

Engineering Jobs in Nigeria

Brunel Energy provides specialist personnel to the international oil & gas, petrochemical, power generation and construction industries. Our clients are predominantly major operating companies and international engineering or construction companies. Through a network of 35 offices in 5 continents (Europe, America, Asia, Africa and Australia) we currently second nearly 4,000 Technical Engineering Specialists to the largest multi-national Oil & Gas Companies and major EPC Contractors, through well established global supply agreements.


Our client is the fifth largest publicly-traded integrated international oil and gas company and a world-class chemicals manufacturer. The group operates in more than 130 countries and has 96, 950 employees.

Job description


1.Assist the UFR Package Manager in the clear definition of the contract exhibits and in particular the Scope of Work (exhibit A). Ensure the scope of work is cascaded into Project Particular Specification (PPS) of exhibit E with no contradiction between the umbilicals package contract exhibits.

2.During FEED and CFT phases together with UFR Engineering Manager / Interface Leader, ensure design consistency and continuity throughout the Umbilicals facilities interfaces (with FPSO package, SPS package, offshore installation and precomm. / comm..)

3.Ensure that HSE requirements are systematically considered all along the design process and in particular that HAZID/HAZOP/PTR project audits results are at all time well integrated into the Umbilicals design dossier

4.Assist the Package Managers at all project phases with reporting, meetings organisation and attendance with tenderers and/or local authorities, project schedule follow-up. Also ensuring of all project technical correspondences are duly answered.

5.Monitoring at all stages of the project development the Project Content Plan / requirements are well followed. Will be accountable for duly reporting of Nigerian content for the Umbilicals package.

6.Monitor and follow-up of tenders technical queries and qualifications during CFT process including COMPANY answers. Ensuring all clarifications and agreed qualifications are included into relevant contract exhibits. Including management of changes. Ensuring no impact on other packages or assessment of impact and coordination of changes implementation (if agreed) with other packages.

7.Consolidate and advise Package Manager(s) of any schedule & commercial issues arising from changes. Shall be the coordinator of the Management of Change, providing the justification through all disciplines of the change. Ensure complete documentation of all changes, and communication of these in compliance with the Total process and the processes agreed with Partners and regulatory authorities.

8.Assist the Package Managers, during the Call for Tender phase (and later during onshore and offshore construction phase), by anticipating potential schedule issues. Propose solutions and participate in SIMOPS definition and resolution.

Job requirements


The candidate will have ideally graduated with a MSc in engineering that relates to industry at large and preferably to Petroleum industry activities (such as Mechanical Engineering, Wells & Drilling Engineering, Controls, Ocean & Subsea Engineering, preferred) ; certified copy of diploma with grade shall be provided ; ideally the candidate will be also a chartered Engineer (such as CEng MICE) ; his education will have been complemented by professional trainings during his past professional experience. Depending on professional experience, candidate with a Bachelors Degree (BSc) in Engineering or equivalent professional qualifications will be also given consideration for the position.

– The candidate will have at least 5 to 10 years experience in the industry (although preferably with practice of Oil & Gas industry for offshore and subsea works) as project engineer with responsibilities including small team management and construction / fabrication site experience; he will also have knowledge of international design codes / standards.

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