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Installation Project Engineer / Diving Support Vessel Lead

Halifax, NS

Closing Date
Monday, December 17, 2012

Job Description

Upstream Solutions Inc. is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Installation Project Engineer / Diving Support Vessel Lead.  The successful candidate will report to the Execution Lead and Project Manager.

  • Monitor and oversee the Diving Contractor in the fabrication, installation, and testing of the Sable Venture offshore pipeline spool replacement.
  • Work with the Contractor to ensure that the execution program.
  • Meets all design, safety, quality, construction and regulatory requirements.
  • Meets project goals for safety, operability, reliability and environmental performance.
  • Oversee the Contractor's preparation of all documentation required for offshore installation and testing.
  • Candidate will take a lead role in the stewardship and management of the Diving Contractor.
  • Work closely with other members of the Project Team during the design, procurement and installation phases of the project as required ensuring successful execution.
  • Review key Diving Contractor project plans / systems / procedures that impact safety and quality of execution (e.g. Change Management, Information Management, Interface Management, Procurement Plans, etc) and ensure alignment / linkage to Sable and project team requirements. 
  • Steward development of key project deliverables such as the project Risk Assessment process, SIMOPS plans, Communications plans and Safety Plans.
  • Provide leadership and support to project during offshore execution phase on the Diving vessel as a project engineer/client Representative working with Company Vessel Management Team.
  • Preparation and coordination of documentation required for Diving Authorization.
  • Provide oversight in spool fabrication activities.
  • Interface with operations regarding commissioning activities.
  • Perform project closeout.
  • Demonstrated track record in safety leadership and the development of positive safety cultures
  • Energetic, proactive, self-motivated team player; able to work in a dynamic project team environment with demonstrated ability to progress multiple activities
  • Detailed, thorough, and disciplined hands-on approach in carrying out assigned tasks and contractor oversight
  • Professional Engineer with specialization and proven experience in subsea project during the design, fabrication and installation phases
  • Minimum 8 years relevant experience with subsea projects, subsea structures installation,  spool installation and diving projects
  • Contractor management experience and skills
  • Working knowledge of the Nova Scotia Offshore Regulations
  • Experience with subsea installation engineering analysis
  • Experience in rigid spool fabrication, welding and coating systems
  • Experience in managing subcontractors and fabricators
  • Experience in management of Installation Contractors offshore as member of the project vessel management team
  • Understanding of welding and NDE requirements would be an asset

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