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Date Posted: 06/Apr/2014
Deadline: 16/Apr/2014

Engineer in Rotating Equipment Design (FPSO: Topsides and Hull)

About WTS Energy

WTS Energy provides recruitment and manpower services for the global oil and gas and energy industries.

Job description Engineer in Rotating Equipment Design (FPSO: Topsides and Hull)

WTS Energy is seeking Engineer in Rotating Equipment Design (FPSO: Topsides and Hull) to join operations of a European Oil & Gas Operator in Nigeria. This is a residential job, based in Company's office in Lagos.


  • Ensure a continuous interface follow-up related to COMPANY LLI equipment between Vendors and Contractor.
  • Follow-up of detailed engineering & construction development activities related to rotating equipment design development for entire FPSO rotating equipment (Topsides and Hull). This includes the review and comment of engineering and vendor documentations via PRODOM to ensure compliance with design dossier, SOR, Company specifications, corporate standard and HSE regulation, international codes, BV and SOLAS applicable rules.
  • Monitor the performance of the Contractor. Initiate and implement corrective actions when the performance of the Contractor deviates from what is expected. Review and analyze Contractor’s work progress, and coordinate with Project Planning Engineer to ensure timely completion of critical path activities. Advise regularly Project Management team about the discipline situation.
  • Monitor engineering, procurement, construction, expediting, Factory Acceptable Test (FAT) for discipline related activities. Participate with Contractor to progress meetings and to the inspections at vendors’ plants when/as required.
  • Review and comment Contractor & Vendors documents in due time. Ensure the return of COMPANY comments in due time.
  • Report regularly the activities status to Lead discipline engineer and project management for both topside and hull scopes.
  • Provide recommendations on spare parts.
  • Review vendors’ progress reports and instigate remedial actions where necessary.
  • Review vendors’ proposed technical deviations and coordinate proper technical/quality review, approval and response. Coordinate with DEV/TEC specialists in HQ when required.
  • Identify problem areas in project execution and propose corrective actions to discipline leader.
  • Promote and ensure an effective implementation of SSHE rules and procedures under his field of responsibility.
  • Ensure close coordination with other disciplines on all engineering, and with Field Ops group on operational matters (in particular with LLIs items integration).
  • Manage & attend regular follow-up meetings with contractors, LLIs suppliers and main package vendors, when required.
  • Provide technical answers to technical queries related to rotating equipment issues.
  • Ensure that relevant feedback/REX from previous FPSOs are considered in the design performance.
  • Ensure that design is standardized across the FPSO.
  • Assist to resolve technical clarifications raised during construction and commissioning phases.
  • Following up of field engineering modifications as relevant.

Requirements Engineer in Rotating Equipment Design (FPSO: Topsides and Hull)

  • Qualification: Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Experience: from 10 year experience as Discipline Engineer in mechanical engineering rotating field in Oil and Gas activities e.g. turbines, compressors, motors, generators, and etc.)
  • Strong engineering knowledge in the rotating equipment (e.g. turbines, compressors, generators, motors, associated parts, layout and etc.) codes & standards and offshore commissioning.
  • Experience in FPSO, or offshore facilities.
  • Available for technical missions worldwide.
  • Language: Fluent English.
  • Computer literate.
  • Strong leadership skills and good communication skills.
  • Ability to work on projects in a complex and multicultural environment.
  • Good analytical skills.

Terms & Conditions Engineer in Rotating Equipment Design (FPSO: Topsides and Hull)

Office based job, residential in Lagos.

Company Profile

Major European Oil & Gas Operator.


Lagos, Nigeria





Planning and Reporting Engineer

WTS Energy provides recruitment and manpower services for the global oil and gas and energy industries. We supply engineers and consultants to our clients’ projects and operations, and perform employment outsourcing services such as workforce management in oil and gas regions around the world. Our clients are based globally and offer a wide range of vacancies in oil, gas and energy. WTS Energy places suitable engineers and consultants in any phase of Oil and Gas projects and in all skills relating to: Geoscience, Drilling Management and Well Services, Facilities, (FEED) Engineering, Construction, Pipeline, Subsea, Commissioning and Start Up and Operations and Maintenance. WTS Energy operates globally with offices in 14 countries and is operational in over 50 countries.

Job description Planning and Reporting Engineer

  • Update the LLIs (long LEad Items) Equipment work breakdown structure.
  • Elaborate, update and revise the LLIs Equipment schedule.·
  • Elaborate and revise the LLI planning & progress measurement procedures and documents.
  • Follow closely the activities of the contractors planning engineer(s).
  • Monitor closely the contractor’s execution schedule and verify progress reports with special attention to interface key dates (documents and equipment delivery dates).
  • Check and comment on the contractor’s procedures, schedules and methodology.
  • Provide assistance to the Package Manager and Package Control Manager and FPSO Planning and Reporting Engineer for all matters related to the planning & progress reporting as well as analyses and simulations of new
  • Participate in reviews and technical audits on planning & progress activities.
  • Provide detailed and accurate monthly progress reporting to be incorporated into the monthly project report.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly package reports and handle their distribution.
  • Take MOM in the meeting and send to FPSO Planning and reporting engineer for review
  • Assist FPSO Planning Engineer for Day to day work related to planning and reporting in the package
  • Visit FPSO package fabrication facility in Nigeria and verify progress


  • Ensure confidentially is being kept as per sensitive data
  • HSE
  • To fully comply with office security, health and safety instructions.
  • To stay vigilant and maintain continuous awareness of hazards and surroundings.
  • To report to Management on any issue they may face or observe and propose way of improvement.
  • To also take care of colleagues safety and behavior without hesitating to intervene as much as necessary.
  • To give his own input and making sure the workplace is safe (obviously clean and tidy). In doubt to ask questions to gain clarification.
  • To fully comply with Security rules about Travelling in Nigeria.

Requirements Planning and Reporting Engineer

  • Very good knowledge of Project Planning practices
  • Very good knowledge of PRIMAVERA (version 6)
  • At least 5 years experience in oil & gas projects with strong technical, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent in team work & able to work under pressure
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English; good communication skills

Terms & Conditions Planning and Reporting Engineer

  • Long term renewable contract position
  • Preference will be given to Nigerian Nationals. In case expatriate candidates are selected, it is a prerequisite he/she is tasked to mentor and train a Nigerian understudy.

Company Profile

Oil and Gas Operating Company


Lagos, Nigeria


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