Topside Lead

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Job description


The successful Topsides Lead will lead the development of the topsides execution plans and the Topsides project engineering team during FEED, through the Execute phases, culminating in a successful start-up and handover of the Asset.

This position is located in Perth for FEED and will move to the design location and subsequently the fabrication location in SE Asia/ China.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Topsides Lead will lead the defining, tendering of the Topsides EPCI contract and then manage the contractors to design, procure, fabricate, install, and support commissioning and start up to handover to the asset team. Required to adopt and implement efficient execution approaches from the outset founded on digital ways of working.

Reporting into the Platform Delivery Manager, the Topsides Lead is part of the team responsible for delivering the facility to the asset in accordance with the project drivers.

Experiences and Qualifications:

  • Engineering Degree
  • Over 15 years project delivery experience in major offshore projects.
  • Proven project engineering experience in offshore project delivery on topsides, preferably in one or more phases of design, fabrication, construction, commissioning and start-up.
  • Considerable engagement with stakeholders (internal and external).
  • Strong integrative leadership and communication skills, collaboration skills working with the multiple contractors (and sub-contractors) and practical experience in dealing with HSSE critical and complex stakeholder engagement matters.

About Us:

Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients. With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry and the level of experience, exposure and expertise that the organization has is unparalleled.