Nigerdock Engineering Vacancy [September 2014]

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24 Sep, 2014

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Engineering Jobs in Nigeria

Nigerdock’s fabrication yard is the standard by which excellence in the industry is measured. It has delivered on the country’s most important oil & gas construction projects including Total’s Usan and Akpo fields, ExxonMobil’s Erha and MIPS projects, Chevron’s Agbami and Escarvos Gas Projects as well as Shell’s Bonga project. The company’s capabilityincludes construction of FPSO topside process modules, offshore platforms, flares, bridges and has built several of the world’s largest deepwater SPM buoys. The company is focused on becoming an FPSO topside integration centre for the industry.

Nigerdock is committed to the highest safety standards in the industry and has defined and maintained Health, Safety and Environmental Manuals, Policies and Procedures for all of its operations. The company’s workforce is consistently trained in the safe working practices of their individual fields.


Reporting to the Director of Projects, this role will provide technical leadership to the Engineering Department, and plan, manage and oversee the daily activities of the Engineering Department to suit business needs

Key Aims
Strategize engineering requirements for individual projects and functions
Recruit fully competent engineering resources across multiple projects and functions
Further building the capability and the capacity of the Engineering Department
Promote the development of Nigerian talent

Key Responsibilities
Manage Engineering resources assigned internally to all areas of the business and the technical performance of engineering resources assigned externally to manage/interface with external/third parties
Strategic engineering planning for all business needs including, where appropriate, outsourcing of detailed engineering design and associated activities
Ensuring Engineering deliverables comply with all appropriate Industry Standards and Practices, approved Company Standards and Specifications, and any other specific documents as required under individual contracts
Ensuring technical integrity, quality and adequacy of all Engineering deliverables within project budgets and schedules
Initiating value engineering and construct ability reviews at appropriate stages in the development of work
Provide technical assistance for all procurement activities as required, including coordination of spe…t third party reviewby external consultants such as metallurgists, environmentalists etc, not available within Nigerdock
Fully conversant with the HSE Management System of the Company and the project specific HSE plans
Proactively participates in promoting the highest possible standard of HSE implementation
Manage requirements for engineering software applications and associate hardware in consultation with the Head of IT and relevant budget holders

Key Reporting Requirements
Monthly Engineering operations report
Engineering personnel competency matrix
Engineering non-conformances reports

Direct Reports
All Lead Discipline Design Engineers
Lead Fabrication Engineers
Lead Construction Work Pack Engineers

Engineering degree in any discipline preferably structural or mechanical. A masters in Engineering Management is not essential but will be a big plus
Minimum 15 years’ experience in a similar role, most of which must have been obtained working in the oil and gas contracting industry. Engineering fabrication experience of topsides and jackets essential
Fully conversant with relevant industry standards and practices.
Strong skills in resource planning and reporting
Strong team management skills, especially in a multi-national environment


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