Topsides Engineering Area Manager

Vacancy number • PUB407898

Topsides Engineering Area Manager

  • Qatar
  • Closes 22 May
  • 60 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Qatar

What is required?

  • hours per week: 60
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Wednesday, 22 May 2024


  • Manage the Topsides Engineering activities for North Field Expansion Offshore Project, ensuring technical deliverables (e.g., PIDs, calculations, data sheets, process design etc.) fully comply with project requirements and standardised processes and to provide support to Offshore Engineering Manager ensuring all aspects are delivered to the highest standards.
  • This role conducts technical Process engineering evaluations of an Project, including risk-based evaluation of complex technical issues, which may have a significant commercial impact on project execution, ensuring they are compliant, technically qualified and consistent with project requirements.
  • Required to contribute to other multi-disciplinary tasks whilst providing expertise in specialized area.

About this role

  • Manages the Engineering activities to ensure that the Contractor’s Engineering, Offshore Topsides Facilities Engineering, comply with the Contract requirements including codes and standards. Provide guidance to the Contractor to promote compliance.
  • Manages the development of Contractors Engineering deliverables such as Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs) and Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs), Line list, Datasheets, Technical reports and calculations.
  • Plans and schedules the Topside engineering deliverables to enable efficient project execution, ensuring technical alignment and compliance with operational policies, standards of business conduct and project management system.
  • Leads key design workshop and ensure that Topsides design recommendations are correctly implemented, and actions closed before the end of EPCI (Lessons Learned, Value Engineering, HAZID, HAZOP, SIL, LOPA, engineering criticality assessment, etc.).
  • Manages the Engineering interface between other Topsides engineering disciplines, Onshore Facilities (Offshore scope) and Pipeline engineering and the following teams: Operations, Drilling, Well Management, the Jacket, the pipelines from the Topsides perspective.
  • Supports Offshore Engineering Manager in monitoring the Contractor’s progress on delivery of the required documents for the Topsides engineering (all disciplines).
  • Coordinate with Subject Matter Experts with respect to the disciplines involved in delivery of the Engineering related to Topsides Engineering and ensures endorsement of all technical deviations to Company specifications when required.
  • Ensure compliance with management of change procedures for changes in the Contractors design or deviations from the Company directives.


  • BSc in Engineering preferably in Chemical Engineering or similar, however any qualification, technical or knowledge requirements may be waived through relevant work experience.
  • 15+ years of experience in discipline with at least five years demonstrated senior engineering experience in major capital projects.
  • Experience with Offshore contractors, sub-contractors and vendors involved in the oil and gas industry.
  • Demonstrated ability and sensitivity to work with people from a variety of cultural backgrounds.
  • A high level of proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Computer literacy involving the regular use of professional office applications and some technical applications.
  • Demonstrated ability and sensitivity to work with people from variety of cultural backgrounds.
  • Worldwide experience with contractors in particular those involved in the construction of Offshore LNG production facilities.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills with a focus on teamwork and the ability to communicate and interact within a PMT.


  • Salary:
    • Day Rate in USD Plus Allowance
  • Work Schedule:
    • 10 Hours / 9 Days
  • Duration:
    • 31-May-2027, renewable
  • Location:
    • Qatar

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