Civil Engineering Specialist

Houston, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1238992

Location Houston, Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Gas

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added February 27, 2024

Airswift is working with a Major Oil and Gas company to find a Civil Engineering Specialist to join their team in a 12-months contract in Houston, TX with benefits.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and overseeing various aspects of the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) phase and project execution for mega Refinery upgrade.

  • Project Leadership: As a Senior Civil Engineer, you will take a leading role in the FEED phase of refinery projects. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including process engineers, electrical engineers, and project managers, to ensure successful project planning, design, and execution. Also, managing designer reviews and represent the client in reviews and workshop.
  • Civil Design: Your primary responsibility will be reviewing design packages and overseeing the Civil scope of work and design required for refinery operations. This includes but is not limited to structural analysis & design, fire analysis and seismic loads and blast loads.
  • Compliance and Safety: Ensure that all designs and engineering solutions adhere to relevant industry codes, standards, and safety regulations. Identify potential safety risks and implement necessary precautions to mitigate them effectively.
  • Technical Expertise: Utilize your extensive knowledge and experience in refinery processes and structural analysis & design to provide technical guidance and resolve complex engineering challenges. Review and approve technical documents, drawings, and specifications in compliance with international standard and Company standard and procedures.
  • Cost Control and Budgeting: Collaborate with the project management team to develop cost effective solutions for the civil scope of work. Monitor expenses and propose cost-saving measures without compromising safety and quality.
  • Vendor Management: Coordinate with equipment manufacturers and vendors. Evaluate vendor proposals, conduct technical bid evaluations, and make informed recommendations.
  • Mentoring and Development: Provide mentorship and guidance to junior civil engineers within the team, fostering their professional growth and enhancing the overall expertise of the group.

    • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.
    • Master's degree or professional Engineer (PE) license would be a plus.
    • Minimum of 15 years of hands-on experience in civil engineering roles within the Oil & Gas industry, with a specific focus on refinery projects.
    • Strong expertise in the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) phase and project execution.
    • Thorough knowledge of relevant industry standards, codes such as ACI, ASCE, AISC, API RP 2(A), API 650 and applicable safety regulations.
    • Proficient in engineering software and tools commonly used for design, analysis, and project management.
    • Excellent leadership and communication skills, capable of effectively collaborating with multidisciplinary teams.

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