EPCI Interface Engineer

Paris, France

Job Reference 1194243

Location Paris, France

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Other

Job Type Contract

Date Added September 18, 2023

Airswift is currently looking for EPCI INTERFACE ENGINEER  to work with our client oil and gas operator.
Starting date: October 2023
Location:  Paris, France  
Status: Residential


The EPCI Interface Engineer will ensure proper support and follow-up on Interface topics related to the EPCI scope, including contractor interface agreements, and handover based on procedures approved on MZLNG Project. On certain instances, he will create procedures under instruction from Interface Upstream Manager.
The Interface engineer will be onshore as resident, based in Paris with, depending on the project phase, missions to Houston and Mozambique.
Reporting directly to above N+1, Positions holder will:
  • Follow-up and coordinate Interface Process within the EPCI package (Company and Contractor interfaces)
  • Focus on all interfaces that are 1) a result of the move from EPCI Contract strategy to a  T&I Contract strategy (2x contracts and a Company led engineering) and 2) a result of existing EPCI scope boundaries towards other contractors (and Company).
  • Support all technical impacts assessment and action plan linked to EPCI scope interfaces becoming external with T&I CTR.
Support handover process for EPCI scope.


The EPCI Interface engineer will:
  • Follow all interfaces towards Upstream with different CTRs and within CPY teams through Prodom system
  • Transfer of interfaces currently considered “internal” between TFMC and MTV to external interfaces with new T&I Contractors.
  • Transfer and/or generation of interfaces generated from the splitting of EPCI scope into separate contracts for engineering, shallow water, and deep-water scopes of work.
  • Support handover and receipt of goods, materials, and engineering deliverables currently held by EPCI Contractor to new T&I contractors.
  • Support handover and receipt of EPCI scope information.
  • Support CPI Technical Manager in terms of technical impacts of MTV termination over other packages including other CPI contractors as well as with other departments within Company (drilling, operations, etc.)
  • Follow and assess with the team potential changes that will result in this handover (involvement in term of Management of Change process)
  • Develop and review as needed dedicated procedures for interfaces, change of management, handover.
Other duties as required

The Interface engineer shall be accountable for:
  • Review, assess and follow all EPCI scope interfaces
  • Identification and development of revised interfaces for the EPCI scope.
  • Support during handover process between previous EPCI Contractor and Company.
Review of technical impacts of transfer between previous EPCI Contractor to new T&I Contractors on all other packages with Contractors and within Company.

The EPCI Interface Engineer shall be familiar with all aspects of offshore and subsea projects, with respect to traditional interface definition and responsibilities:
  • Ability to get along well with others and take a pragmatic approach to problem solving situations.
  • Ability to multi-task and work as part of small and flexible team.
  • Fluency in the English language.
  • BOSIET and OGUK medical
  • Experienced in the engineering, management and delivery of offshore and subsea projects, particularly projects with subsea pipeline and subsea equipment components (integrated EPCI). Past experience in deep water and subsea to shore projects is needed.
  • Familiar with equipment delivery, past project experience in Africa or other remote or isolated jurisdictions would be an advantage.
  • Experience in the associated key interface challenges linked to engineering, subsea equipment installation and pre-commissioning (trees, manifolds, subsea control systems etc.)
Able to act as a problem solver with the ability to achieve outcomes where various stakeholders are involved.

Context and environment:
  • US $20 Billion investment, 17,000-acre LNG facility site that includes private airstrip, marine facilities, and 18 subsea wells - 5-year construction period, delivered utilizing a staff of 1500+ employees and contractors based in Houston, Milan, Paris, Singapore and Mozambique
  • 12.88 MTPA from 2 Initial Trains - 25-year production period
  • Mozambique LNG is a subsea (1,400m) to shore dry gas field development located in the norther part of Mozambique close to the Tanzania border.
  • The subsea field will be developed via 18 subsea wells, 7 x 4-slot production manifolds, 1-MEG manifold, 3 x 22in trunk lines (~120km total length),
a 6in and 8in MEG lines (~40km length each), 18 x 10in in-field flowlines, 2 x 4in in-field MEG lines, associated ILTs and PLETs for all pipelines and
flowlines, 25 control modules, 4 x onshore umbilicals, 2 x main tie-back umbilicals (approximately 80km total length), 5 x in-field umbilicals


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