Company: Connect Energy
Skills: Project Engineer
Experience: 7 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Singapore

  • Assist/support Topsides Engineering Project Manager in managing engineering work including engineering deliverables, man-hour and schedule control, mainly in multi-disciplinary topsides design related activities and to ensure work performed on the project is in accordance with company quality, systems and safety requirements;
  • Understand the contract and scope of work for topsides with sub-contractor;
  • Prepares key project documentation as per project specification requirements;
  • Manages project topsides related drawings and controls technical documentation across disciplines;
  • Prepares schedule, pre-planning and resource forecasting for engineering and other technical activities relating to the project topsides design, ensuring all activities are kept within the project budget;
  • Assist topsides EPM in organizing regular inter-discipline review meetings and interface checks.
  • Participates in project meeting, reports on the project status and attends to basic technical queries and issues including reviewing the performance of vendors/ subcontractors in the project
  • Liaises with customers, topsides design sub-contractor, vendors, consultants and cross-functional team to coordinate project plan and handles technical issues in order to meet the project schedule
  • Assist topsides EPM to ensure Design Reviews conducted with appropriate attendees and manage the action register to monitor the close-out of identified action items.
  • Support topsides EPM in identifying dependencies and obtaining alignment with project stakeholders to ensure safety and quality are not sacrificed in the effort to meet the project schedule.
  • Collates project documentation and database from the project for submission and retention, as required and compiles the records from current and past projects as lessons learnt
  • Review & comment the activities & deliverables list from each discipline, mainly the topsides design related activities & deliverables;
  • Lead & co-ordinate between Hull's Team, topside lead designers from every discipline, external design house (when applicable) & client (when applicable) to define the boundary for each module and boundary between topside & hull;
  • Co-ordinate between discipline to utilize the shared license based-on work priority;
  • Monitor & control the topsides design manhours based-on the available budget allocated by commercial team or as defined by discipline Lead Designer;
  • Record & follow-up all the topsides design pending issues / problems highlighted by Lead Designers from every discipline, and report to Topsides Engineering Manager;
  • Expedite the information required by each discipline prior to start & complete the topsides design works;
  • Monitor 3D model clashing issues with other discipline;
  • Prepare Weekly Report related to Overall topsides design Progress, Area of Concern, Pending Items, Clashes Register, Interface Register, Down Time Register, Available Resources against Planned Resources, Manhour Usage against Planned Manhour, etc & Action Plan & submit to Topsides Engineering Manager/Engineering Project Manager & GM;
  • Lead topsides design review activities either internally with other discipline or externally with other parties (include client);
  • Initiate, organize, participate, record & file the minutes of meeting with external parties (include client) for topsides design related activities;
  • Prepare, update & monitor the topsides design Punch List & Hold List on weekly basis, especially related to external parties (include client);
  • Support Project Planner in preparation of monthly or weekly report to client related to topsides design progress & status;
  • Support Topsides Engineering Manager/Engineering Project Manager & commercial team for VO related to topsides design;
  • Responsible for ensuring that all topsides design activities meet work scope & comply with Project Quality Plan.
  • Liaises with Construction & Commissioning Team to ensure topsides design activities are in-line with Area or System Completion Priority.
  • Understand and monitor all interfaces with Class Society (if topside is classed) / other regulatory bodies and Clients to ensure requirements are properly addressed and relevant documents are reviewed timely.
  • Assist topsides EPM in preparing project close-out, including as-built documentation and engineering close-out reports.
  • Tack and coordinate changes with Discipline Leads ensuring team members follow the management of change process (MOC); ensure recorded changes are followed through.
  • Proactively identify and monitor areas likely to change to reduce the "surprise" element, added costs and delays to project.
  • Coordinate the interfaces with subcontractors and third party consultants and ensure all changes are captured through MOC process


  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Engineering;
  • Minimum 7 years working experience in offshore oil and gas project managing topsides design works;
  • Able to liaise with internal and external parties;
  • Able to comprehend the strategies, work methods, processes and systems in overall project execution and engineering execution of topsides design;
  • Highly competent interpersonal and influencing skills to tactfully and diplomatically manage ambiguity, conflict and uncertainty in a culturally diverse environment.
  • High awareness of safe working practices associated with design, construction, mechanical completion, pre-commissioning and commissioning of an oil and gas facilities.