C&I Head of Department

Posted 22 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
LocationSaudi Arabia
Job type Permanent
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameFinlay Asher

Job description

Our client is recruiting for a C&I Head of Department that will ensure that the Instrumentation discipline engineering work is performed to the correct standard. The C&I Head of Department is accountable to the Engineering Head of Department.

Primary Duties

  • Allocate appropriate discipline resources for the preparation of proposals, FEED Verification and detailed engineering on projects.

  • Prepare verbal or written reports as required, stating the current workload in the group and whether it will meet set targets. If not, give the reasons why not and list the steps taken, or which need to be taken, to get back on target.

  • Liaise closely with the various Engineers/Head of Dept for whom the group is doing work. This will enable the latest developments, which may affect the schedule to be ascertained. Advise them of problem areas.

  • Make sure that all the information needed by engineers to perform their work is available before they need it so that work progresses at a smooth and steady pace, on time and on target.

  • Ensure that work done in the discipline is accurate and correct.

  • Provide assessments for the Engineering, on the performance of the various engineers/designers.

  • Perform checking functions for more junior engineers by signing QA/QC check sheets.

  • Ensure that any necessary reference material is readily available to engineers whether it be a National or Client Standard, Procedure, or recognized Code of Practice. Also, ensure that the most used vendor literature is available.

  • Allocate work packages to suitable engineers, monitor progress against the schedule, resolve queries and generally expedite the progress of the design.

  • Liaise with the relevant Engineering with respect to resources and equipment requirements needed for the discipline to complete the work.

  • Ensure that the discipline engineering work is performed to the correct standard.

  • Ensure work performed within the discipline is executed within the allocated execution -hours.

  • Computer literate - e-mail, spreadsheets, and proprietary design software.

  • Confident in his engineering ability and experience to handle queries and problems as they arise.

  • Able to grasp the important facts in a project and to create a schedule of work for the discipline engineers which gets the work done on schedule and within the execution -hours.

  • Aware of the strengths and weaknesses of the group discipline engineers, allocate work, accordingly, provide tuition to address the weaknesses and generally promote greater expertise within the group.

  • Able to assess value engineering and constructability issues.

  • Any other ad hoc duties as assigned from time to time.

  • Maintain standards of HSE and comply with Company's Health, Safety & Environment Management System requirements. Take reasonable care of one's own health and safety and that of others in the workplace. Follow and maintain Company standards of Quality in accordance with Company Quality System requirement.

  • Raise issues of concern, development, and improvement to Head of Department.

Qualification/ Certification:

  • Honors degree in Engineering.

  • Chartered status preferred.

  • Significant related project management experience working for engineering/client organizations in the oil and gas industry and/or Low Carbon Energy Transition industry.

  • Experience of executing projects in the Middle East.

Skills Requirement:

  • Vast experience as an engineer in design engineering environment

  • Experience managing people and projects

  • Leadership & execution-hours estimation skills

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.