Senior Concept Engineer

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Kazakhstan, , Kazakhstan

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Job description

One of our biggest client (Oil & Gas Production Company) is looking for "Senior Concept Engineer"

Only for locals!

Work schedule: 5/2, Aktau office (relocation)
LM - Sr. Dept Manager Projects

Purpose of position:

  • To be responsible for development of surface facilities concepts for all projects in COMPANY.
  • To ensure the compliance with the design standards for Process and/or Mechanical engineering activities.
  • To ensure technical expertise and support for all projects in COMPANY in Process and/or Mechanical Engineering.

Key responsibilities:
Support the projects teams at Identify/Assess phase of each project as required:
- during Identify/Assess phase of each project - to implement the surface facilities concepts screening and preliminary evaluation.
- to develop engineering deliverables for Identify/Assess phase of each project.
- Support the projects teams at other phases of each project as required:
- ensure compliance with Kazakhstan laws and regulations, European standards and Company philosophies/standards/specifications in all projects.
- participate in projects technical reviews, assessments and audits.
- scope of work definition and preparation of tender docs, perform bid technical reviews.
- develop/prepare key Process engineering documentation for in-house studies and designs
- provide Process engineering knowledge and expertise during all phases of each project from pre-feasibility to commissioning and start-up.
- accountable for review of all Process engineering deliverables of engineering contractors of projects.
- provide cost and schedule information for budgets development and projects management
- data collection from Operations for projects.
- participate in the teams for approval engineering changes in a project, in accordance with Change Control procedure
- Perform technical studies and specific audits, reports and memos
- Analyse existing facilities of COMPANY and propose improvements, de-bottlenecking, upgrades to efficiently decrease operating costs and enhance productivity/ efficience of plants/equipment
- Continuously analyse opportunities for development projects and propose best solution
- Coordinate and supervise 3rd party specialists for design input.
- Assist and advice Department Manager
- Recommend solutions to technical queries and requested exceptions
- Coordinate and manage design works performed by contracted engineering companies, and the individual contracted company lead and discipline engineers

HSE Duties:
- To communicate immediately to the employer and/or assigned employees any situation on which he/she have serious reasons to consider as a danger for the security and health of the employees, as well as any malfunctioning of the protection system;
- To inform the line manager and/or the employer about the accidents suffered;
- To cooperate with the employer and/or assigned employees in order to make possible the implementation of any measures or requirements of the law or related authorities;
- To cooperate with the employer and/or the related authorities in order to allow a work environment and work conditions without risks for security and health;
- To act, according to the procedures established at the work place, in case of occurrence of any imminent fire danger or other emergency situation;
- To provide to assign persons all known data and information concerning occurred work accidents and/or fires.


  • Relevant professional experience - > 10 years
  • Expert knowledge of relevant standards, norms and regulations;
  • Experienced in conceptual design studies, FEED, detailed design, especially for brownfield developments;
  • Focused work and deliver quick results;
  • Commissioning and operations experience in upstream oil and gas is an advantage;
  • General knowledge of production technology and reservoir management is an advantage;
  • Knowledge of the local environment and operations is an advantage;
  • Experience in project management, construction management is an advantage;
  • IT knowledge and experience in relevant engineering software applications;
  • Networking and communication skills;
  • Russian & English languages knowledge is required, Kazakh language knowledge is strongly recommended.