Principal Operations Engineer


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About this role: Principal Operations Engineer

  • Lead the multi discipline Production Engineering team for executing the fabrication scope of the project, manages Operations Engineering & Yard activities to meet the schedule and support Construction Manager/PMT in coordinating with other functions, client, subcontractor, third party agencies etc.;
  • Supervise discipline production engineers;
  • Identify production engineer resource needs for the project and communicate these regularly to division Production Engineer;
  • Manage the progress and productivity reporting on the project;
  • Understand the full contractual scope of work, contract type and milestone schedules;
  • Review constructability and ensure work execution plan is based on the most productive option;
  • Conduct fabrication 4WLA and prioritizes material and drawings to suit;
  • Responsible for documenting all scope of work changes, and coordinating AFC estimate updates;
  • Responsible for initiating and approving all revisions orders and change orders via DTCM;
  • Solve technical problems and initiate site queries to ensure work disruption in minimized and productivity is optimized;
  • Lead by example in following the company safety policies.


  • Degree/ Diploma in Engineering (Civil/ Mechanical/ Naval Architect/ Electrical) with Topside/ Jacket/Pipeline experience;
  • 10 - 15 years Fabrication experience in leading on single/ multi discipline role for projects in Oil & Gas;
  • Suitable applicants will have a minimum 8 years' experience in construction of offshore oil and gas related structures, leading multiple production engineering disciplines and a minimum 4 years' supervisory experience.

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Suresh Jogi via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Suresh Jogi
Brunel Energy UAE Dubai
+971 4 315 3000

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