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Mechanical Technical Authority

  • Job reference: 919376
  • Location: Algeria
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 27/04/2018

Chartered Engineer

4 weeks rotating shifts.


Experience and Qualifications Required

  • Minimum Degree level qualification in related engineering discipline
  • Chartered Engineer status
  • Also have experience in Engineering design concept design / FEED, detailed design through to and including pre-commissioning, commissioning and handover on large Greenfield projects.
  • Demonstrable experience at Technical Authority / Principal Engineer level with responsibility for the commercial aspects and project management delivery including the commercial reviews, cost control, scheduling and interface with the clients, contractors and vendors.

International project experience in challenging environments


  • Technically responsible for all static equipment scope.
  • Accountable for engineering codes and standards and management of any deviations from standards.
  • Ensuring all project design follows the concept of inherent safety and the risk is ALARP (as low as reasonably practicable).
  • Ensure safety critical equipment is identified and appropriate maintenance, inspection and test plans are in place.
  • Provide assurance to the engineering authority that the management of change process is functioning correctly for modifications or other changes to the equipment systems within the discipline.
  • Ensure project scopes are well defined and suitable.
  • Technical authority for detail design to ensure the contractor completes the project ensuring the integrity of all static equipment whilst maintaining quality, cost control and delivery to schedule.
  • Provide technical engineering oversight during the construction, pre-commissioning, commissioning, start up and handover.
  • Interface with operations and maintenance with responsibility for the budget allocation and schedule planning.
  • Responsible for the commercial aspects of projects and the project management including the commercial reviews, cost control, scheduling and interface with the clients, contractors and vendors.
  • Oversee Management of Change process for design modifications and their implementation

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