Principal Operations Engineer


About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: United Arab Emirates

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 48
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor

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.

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Suresh Jogi
Brunel Energy UAE Dubai

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