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Project Engineer - Weight Control

Schiedam, Netherlands

Job Reference 1181585

Location Schiedam, Netherlands

Industry Oil & Gas - FPSO

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added November 22, 2022

Airswift has been tasked by one of our key clients to seek a Project Engineer responsible for Weight Control to join them in Schiedam, the Netherlands, on a 1-year contract.

The hired candidate is expected to provide relevant technical expertise in the areas of weight management, weight estimation and weight control. This includes interfacing with internal engineering disciplines, Supply Chain, Construction, Transportation, and Installation as well as external EPC subcontractors.

Main accountabilities and responsibilities:

  • Report to, and provide support to the EPM
  • Act as the single point of contact for Weight Estimation and Weight Control within the project
  • Be responsible for the preparation of Weight Control Reports (bi-monthly) in line with project standard
  • Be responsible for establishing the NTE (Not to Exceed) weights of topsides modules of FPSO and defining COG envelope for each module (Weight Budget), considering the limitations on module lifting capacity, vessel stability and structural capacity.
  • Be responsible for collecting the weight data and COG from all the disciplines, checking to ensure all items are identified and reported including the future requirements, review the weight and COG data received from disciplines, creating, maintaining and updating the weight and COG database and issuing weight reports throughout the project duration.
  • Be responsible for verifying and validating the weight input and COG data received from disciplines and highlight any anomalies in the weight and COG or for any missing items, to the respective Discipline Lead Engineers.
  • Be responsible to monitor the weight data of engineering disciplines and alert the management and disciplines at right time if there are any significant change in weight or COG.
  • Be responsible to review the weight data and weight reports received from vendors and sub-contractors for its compliance with procedure, specifications and project requirements.
  • Be responsible to create awareness among engineering disciplines, about the impact of growth in topsides weight, contractual obligations on weight limits for topsides modules, initiate weight reduction programs, suggest ways for reducing topsides modules weight and balancing COG offsets.
  • Be responsible for establishing and maintaining a “weight forecast system” based on feedback from the engineering disciplines which identifies, handles and reports potential and approved design changes

Main accountabilities and responsibilities:

  • BSc. or MSc. within any relevant Engineering discipline (e.g. Mechanical, Piping, Structural)
  • At least 5 years of Project Engineering experience, ideally with weight controls, as well as international experience in multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Experience with EPC subcontracting
  • Construction/site experience
  • Broad knowledge of different offshore systems
  • Willingness to travel (the position is based in Schiedam, but travel to other locations may be required)
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbally.
Should you be interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply to this advert with your up-to-date resume.
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