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Senior Design Coordinator

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Shireen Ahmed

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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mselect is looking for a Senior Design Coordinator for a well-known international oil and gas operator in Basra. Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years as same experience in Oil and Gas Facilities. Must have work experience in the MENA Region; Iraq experience is preferred. Fluency in English is a must.


Job summary

The Senior Design Coordinator will be responsible for receiving and providing general guidance, objectives and some specific work assignments from the Engineering Manager, acting as the technical authority and focal point for engineering issues related to coordination. On behalf of the company must take the responsibility throughout the engineering, procurement, construction installation and commissioning stages of the Surface Facilities Projects. As well as coordinate among Facility teams, in the company, with PMC and Contactors, Vendors and End users.


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Work with Surface facility team members in developing a comprehensive workflow processes, tasks, and project assignments
  • Monitor project schedules, review and modify schedules based on Coordination information
  • Track production progress weekly and provide updates to the project team
  • Participate in project meetings with customer to provide updates
  • Work with supply chain, engineering and production to resolve issues during all phases of Project execution
  • Interface with departments on-site inspection team as needed
  • Receive and act work arrangement and in conjunction with the Engineering Manager assigns priorities
  • Design coordination for completeness with disciplines and relevant parties
  • Identify potential errors, omissions or risks in the design basis and participate in preparation of design
  • Identify problems needing the involvement of specialists, define and organize required specialist involvement
  • Assess impact of proposed technical changes in the discipline
  • Provide coordination input to involved parties for recommendations and further improvement
  • Keep Track for Technical quires and field design changes proposed by Contractors, End users and Surface facilities members
  • Attend all design review events with Project Management team and Vendors/ Contractor as necessary
  • Assist in the development of technical solutions for areas of conflict or concern identified during design review
  • Support the project control to prepare plans and schedules
  • Participate in the technical workshop and technical reviewing meeting with Contractors and stack holders
  • Coordinate and Assist PMC and the contractor in developing/reviewing schedule corrective actions and recovery plans when progress slipping and ensures needed action plans are implemented
  • Work at site under company’s standard security policy
  • Provide and review material selection studies for new and existing facilities
  • Conduct other similar or related duties such as reviewing of project proposals; attending technical meetings; carrying out site visits
  • Comply with all relevant HSE management policies, procedures and controls to ensure a healthy and safe work environment
  • To visit Vendor / Contractors premises as per Engineering manager direction
  • Follow all relevant departmental policies, processes, standard operating procedures, and instructions so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner
  • Contribute to the preparation of clear, timely and accurate reports
  • Frequent coordination with Company’s Engineers, Team Leaders, Operations Department, Construction Department, PMC and Contractors
  • Frequent contacts with Instrument & Control Discipline Leaders of EPC Contractors and Long Lead Items (LLI) Vendors
  • Frequent visits to site and support site construction and production team.
  • Regular contacts with engineers of Suppliers and Contractors.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven ability to perform in a leading capacity, possess good written and oral communications and presentation skills, and have a good understanding of industry practices and regulations
  • Good team player and forthcoming to support the section with additional task requests as necessary
  • Proactive and positive attitude willing to closely follow up and push issues to a successful resolution
  • Strong analytical, tactical and strategic thinking skills with a bias towards action
  • Self-Starter with strong work ethic, and great time management and communication skills
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Exercise good organizational and time management skills
  • Manage multiple projects of varying complexity
  • Applies knowledge to general rules to specific problems to exercise critical thinking
  • Problem solving skills

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree of Mechanical/Chemical Engineering, Construction management or equivalent 
  • Formal, on the job training, or experience in project management
  • Computer knowledge in Microsoft word, excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of drawing interpretation and materials
  • Proven experience in oil and gas industry
  • Working in tough situation
  • Minimum of 10 years as same experience in Oil and Gas Facilities
  • Work experience in the MENA Region; Iraq experience is preferred

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.