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Senior Engineer Projects & MOC

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Omid Miri

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:


mselect is looking to hire a Senior Engineer Projects & MOC for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of oil field project expertise including 5 years of project management experience. Fluency in English is a must.

The Senior Engineer Projects & MOC is responsible for the following but not limited to:
  • All O&M related projects, modifications and civils works, which will include:
    • Engineering
    • Schedule & Cost Control
    • Resources
    • Change Management
    • Risk Management
    • Project Kick-Offs / Seamless Transition through the project phases
    • Effective project reviews
    • Monitoring and Reporting
    • Lessons Learned
    • Information Management
    • Supply chain / Subcontracts Management
    • Quality Management
  • Ensure Right Size Solutions are identified whilst keeping cost, schedule and quality in mind and an understanding of the following concept; Select, Define and Execute
  • Development of conceptual designs in the form of: approved key drawings; equipment and materials list; any calculations and specifications required to produce level 3 schedule and cost estimates or order long lead items, and studies to establish that the design is inherently safe
  • Challenge solutions to ensure maximum value for company
  • Manage either internally or by the utilization of Contractors the Detailed Design Phase, whereby taking the FEED design requirements and converting them into construction work packages
  • Responsible for the Construction, Completion and Commissioning of applicable work scopes under responsibility
  • Responsible for Project Close-Out
  • Responsible for developing the Project Execution Philosophy
  • Undertake site visits to installations in order to create, review designs and liaise with engineering, operations, maintenance, civils and act as liaison with relevant discipline SME’s and or Contractors
  • Identify any specialist vendor support, tools and equipment required to implement scope
  • Surveys and generation of reports where required
  • Assist with engineering, procurement and construction input to contractual and bid preparation
  • Ensure coordination of cost estimates and schedule
  • Ensure execution of work according to the agreed schedule and budgets
  • Delivery of Project and Contract KPIs
  • Coordination and interface management with internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide input to project activities to align budget, scope, time schedule and quality
  • Ensure robust project reporting routines are in place
  • Responsible for the handover of equipment data for entry into the CMMS, through MOC process


Project Management
  • Work closely with contractors, internal and external stakeholders
  • Operational and Project experience preferred
  • Health, Security, Safety and Environment
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant HSSE management policies, procedures and controls within own area, monitoring, reviewing and evaluating on a continuous basis, and a responsible environmental attitude
  • Leading by example and develop a strong safety-first culture within the own and (sub)contractor workforce
  • Preparing and presenting site inductions, safety briefings and toolbox talks
  • Assessing and managing safety hazards
  • People & Contractor Management
  • Manage the activities and work performed by own team, contractors and suppliers and ensure that work is carried out in an efficient and effective manner
  • Build good relationships with key stakeholders and support field coordination
  • Recommend training and development for team members to build capability
  • Contribute to knowledge dissemination/sharing in a way that assists with building internal capabilities of employees
  • Develop overview of contractor’s strength and weaknesses and intervene as and when required exercising contractual rights
  • Policies, Systems, Processes and Procedures
  • Ensure compliance with corporate requirements on adherence to policies, procedures and instructions within own area related to all relevant regulatory directives to promote a safe and risk-free environment
  • Improvement of systems, processes, procedures and practices

  • Planning
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Surface Facilities
  • HSSE
  • PSCM
  • Drilling
  • Subsurface Facilities
  • Basra Oil Company (BOC)
  • Vendors & Service providers
  • Contractors
  • Local Stakeholders

  • Key decisions having significant impact on Production are referred to the Operations Engineering Section Head for approval before implementation.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Higher education in Engineering or equivalent / Project Management
  • Proven experience in field-based project management, engineering, fabrication and construction roles within the oil and gas industry
  • Professional Accreditation such as APM Certified or working towards Certification
Minimum Experience:
  • Over 10 years’ experience in oil field projects, including 5 years’ projects experience

Job-Specific Skills:
  • Good knowledge of project management, engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, installation and completions
  • Working knowledge of project and construction activities
  • Ability to review engineering design drawings
  • Ability to visit facilities and discuss with team members and contractors up and coming scopes of work
  • Demonstrate ability to multi-task whilst also understanding the need to prioritize
  • Strong organizational skills and highly structured
  • Proven modification project knowledge within the oil and gas industry
  • Good compute skills, with working knowledge of using CAD, planning tools such MS Project and P6 software
  • Working knowledge of SAP PM and SAP MM
  • Good English written and oral communications and presentation skills
  • Positive attitude, leadership qualities, team player and a proactive approach to identifying solutions

Reports to:
  • Operations Engineering Section Head
  • Operations & Maintenance
  • Operations Engineering

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