Company: Petroplan
Skills: Project Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Muscat, Oman

Job Title: Senior Project Engineer - Offshore
Location: Oman - Candidates must already be based in Oman and have the ability to get an NOC
Contract: 6 Months with opportunity to extend

Job purpose
This position will manage Offshore related projects within Upstream
The position will act in accordance with the Group's Mission, Vision, Values & Strategies, as well as, policies, guidelines and international standards, supported by an IT Technology platform, HSE standards, Omani's government & other legal justification's, and best international practices in consonance with national objectives.
Main tasks and responsibilities
  • Maintain and update project schedule and monitor progress
  • Responsible for project functions included but not limited to Project Management, Site Management, Project Control Management, Engineering Management, Procurement, Construction Management, etc. are all coordinated and properly staffed to meet the project(s) goals.
  • Continuous review of progress and report deficiencies
  • Follow up implementation of recovery plans
  • Maintain and update project budget and expenditure
  • Continuous review of expenditure and report deficiencies
  • Control scope variations and keep record and follow up of changes
  • Follow up of project deliverables and update register
  • Integrate interface schedules with project schedule and ensure synchronization
  • Follow up completion of action items related to interfaces
  • Attend weekly follow up meetings with Contractors
  • Follow up with the construction team
  • Ensure to Work safely and think proactively about personal safety and safety of others at work
  • Actively participate in, contribute to, and promote company occupational health, safety, security and environment culture.
  • Ensure work is carried out in accordance with the Company HSE and Security policies and procedures and meet company HSE goals and targets and participate in HSE programs.

Key interactions
Internal: Central Operations, Supply Chain
External: Contractors, Vendors.
Notable Working Conditions. Field Operations and office environment, Moderate to intensive computer screen use.
Education requirements
Minimum bachelor's degree in mechanical or chemical engineering
Language requirements
Excellent knowledge of written, read, and spoken English (required) | Arabic - Native (desirable)
Background and experience
Competencies and skills
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in project engineering
  • experience in managing offshore oil and gas projects
  • Primavera experience will be an advantage
  • Good communication skills
  • Fully conversant with MS Office and MS Project


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