Country

  • Nigeria
  • City

  • Port Harcourt
  • Industry

  • Engineering and Construction , Internal Vacancies , Oil & Gas
  • Job Type

  • Onsite
  • Posting date

  • February 1, 2024

Contact

Helen Nnebuife Ukandu

  • Contract
  • Nigeria
  • Competitive NGN / Hour

Website WTS Energy

Chief Engineer

February 1, 2024

Job Description

CHIEF ENGINEER

Job Roles and Responsibilities:

Overall Project Leadership:

  • Provide overall technical leadership and guidance for the entire project, encompassing Detail Engineering, Procurement & Construction Management (EPCM), Pre-Commissioning/Commissioning (PreCom/Com), and Ready for Start-up (RFSU) services, including Brownfield Works integration.
  • Ensure project deliverables meet technical specifications, quality standards, and safety regulations.
  • Manage project risks, scope changes, and budget allocations effectively.
  • Foster a collaborative and productive working environment among all stakeholders.

Technical Expertise and Oversight:

  • Review and approve Detailed Engineering packages for equipment, piping, instrumentation, and electrical systems.
  • Lead the technical review and negotiation of vendor equipment packages.
  • Oversee    Construction    Management    activities, including    site supervision, contractor coordination, and quality control.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to Pre-Com/Com and RFSU teams.  Interface with Operations and Maintenance personnel for smooth brownfield integration.

Project Planning and Monitoring:

  • Develop and maintain comprehensive project schedules and milestones for all project phases.
  • Monitor project progress against plans and timelines, identifying and addressing potential delays or roadblocks.
  • Manage project documents and ensure proper document control throughout the lifecycle.
  • Prepare and present detailed project reports to senior management and stakeholders.

Communication and Collaboration:

  • Maintain open and effective communication with all project stakeholders, including internal teams, contractors, vendors, and regulatory bodies.
  • Lead project meetings, facilitate discussions, and address concerns promptly.
  • Develop and implement effective communication protocols for project information sharing.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, or a related field, preferably with a focus on refining processes.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in senior engineering and leadership roles within the oil and gas or petrochemical industry.
  • Proven experience in all phases of EPCM projects, including PreCom/Com, RFSU, and Brownfield Works integration.
  • Strong understanding of relevant technical standards, codes, and safety regulations for crude refining projects.
  • Extensive experience in leading and managing cross-functional teams in complex project environments.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve effectively and make sound technical decisions.

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