Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Project Engineer, Subsea Engineering
Experience: 20 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: n/a
Location: Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States

Procurement Engineer - Subsea Equipment

The Procurement and Spoolbase Lead Engineer reports to the Technical Manager and is responsible for delivery of the major procurements and
spoolbase scopes related to the Offshore Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) Contract.

Project Management
? Provide management and leadership to direct reports during all project phases.
? Ensure safe, on time and within budget delivery of all procurement and spoolbase related elements of the EPCI scope of work whilst ensuring a
high level of quality consistent with a project design life of 20 years.
? Monitor and manage all facets of work within the procurement and spoolbase scope of work to ensure that schedule, cost / budget, technical,
quality and HSES requirements are, as a minimum, met or improved upon.
? Oversee MTV logistics and shipment of procurement scope items to final required locations, and coordinate with MWS (if required).
? Implement a readiness process to ensure a progressive preparation is made by both MTV and Company towards the start of site activities and
that this is documented.
? Bring to earliest attention of Technical Manager issues which present a significant threat to the Project and in addition offer mitigating measures /
work plans.
? Provide reporting function towards Technical Manager for procurement and spoolbase work activities, including tracking of work progress.
? Review MTV documentation (plans, procedures, risk assessments, reports, MRBs, final documentation etc.) and prepare Company project
documentation as required.
? Attend and contribute to project meetings.
? Define, monitor and manage work tasks with external consultants and contractors as required.
? Undertake specific ad-hoc tasks to assist Technical Manager as and when required.
? Contribute to Company lessons learned processes.
? Review and comment MTV technical documentation.
? Ensure all procurement and spoolbase work activities are performed in compliance with project technical requirements and are fit for purpose.
? Liaise with Company HQ technical subject matter experts.
? Follow up of deviation and non-conformance reports.
? Monitor, manage and address MTV technical queries towards Company for procurement and spoolbase scopes, verify implementation of
? Attend kick off, pre-production and progress meetings for procurement and spoolbase scopes.
? Provide input to risks process for the procurement and spoolbase scopes, including risk identification, risk assessments, development /
implementation of appropriate risk mitigations and update of risk reporting within the Company Project Risk Register.
? Provide effective leadership across resolution of procurement and spoolbase interfaces, working in conjunction with other managers / senior
discipline engineers and MWS (for transports) in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
? Ensure that all procurement and spoolbase work activities are performed in compliance with the highest regard to Health, Safety, Security and
Environmental requirements.
? Provide leadership within procurement and spoolbase work activities for all HSSE performance and compliance including monitoring of
performance, implementation of corrective measures for performance issues and promotion of schemes / activities to improve upon good
? Present safety moments and lead group safety discussions, implement site safety tours and promote a positive HSE culture.
? Provide effective leadership in Quality performance and compliance across procurement and spoolbase work activities.
? Ensure that all work activities are performed in compliance with the highest regard to Quality Assurance and Control.

? Management of all procurement and spoolbase scope delivery and management of direct reports during the project execution phase.
? Safe and on time delivery of the procurement and spoolbase scope of work within the EPCI Contract whilst ensuring a high level of quality
consistent with a project design life of 20 years.
? Ensure compliance with Company HSE requirements within all work activities.
Qualifications/Experience required
? Minimum of 10 years relevant track record covering technical aspects of linepipe supply / coating / flexible pipes / subsea equipment related
procurements and spoolbase activities.
? Experienced engineer, able to assess and constructively challenge contractor technical recommendations and assist contractor to arrive to best for
project outcomes.
? EPCI client team management experience in delivery of technical scopes.
? Ability to get along well with others in an international / multi-cultural environment and take a pragmatic approach to problem solving situations.
? Ability to multi-task and work as part of small and flexible team.
? Desire to take responsibility for own area of work and to hold self accountable to deliver in accordance with responsibilities.
? Ability to develop good working relationships with contractors and contractor personnel and progress collaborative problem solving.
? Fluency in the English language.
? Fluid communicator capable to represent the project in front of third parties and other stakeholders in a professional and organized manner
? A bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent is required.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.