We are looking for a Mechanical Lead for a project in Dubai

Job Description

  • Manage the Mechanical team, including Preservation Coordination and Technical Safety Lead Inspection. 
  • In addition to being discipline lead act as package engineer for specific packages 
  • Ensure that relevant activities within the discipline are within the company framework and in conformance with contract requirements, Project Execution Plan, and relevant laws and regulations. The health and safety of personnel, natural and working environment and equipment shall be taken care of.   
  • Work with AIP operations team as well as client to ensure clear guidance and clarifications are provided with regards to scope of work and specifically for life extension activities of mechanical equipment. 
  • Work with AIP operations team to assist Contractor to arrange for required condition assessment inspections by contractor and / or OEM. 
  • Work with AIP Regulatory Compliance & Verification Lead and Contractors to ensure that required compliance and verification activities in areas of mechanical discipline are defined and executed as required. 
  • Take lead in ensuring not only mechanical but AIP multidiscipline involvement in review of purchase order specifications, RFQs, vendor bid evaluations, bid clarification meetings up to clear recommendation / identification of vendor selection. It is expected that Mechanical lead will prepare and maintain an engagement matrix to ensure required amount of involvement. 
  • Responsible for maintaining Approved Vendor List for the Project including for all disciplines. Engage with other discipline leads (EICT; Piping, Structural etc.) as needed. 
  • Review and comment documents mechanical discipline documents as prepared by Contractor. 
  • Comment the Mechanical design including arrangement on operability, functionality, accessibility and maintainability to meet requirements in laws, regulations, class, flag and contract. 
  • Responsible for IDC comments verification and approval within Mechanical engineering group, shall conduct team reviews and respond to relevant TQ’s or non-conformances.  
  • Prepare Mechanical technical philosophies, specifications, documents and drawings as required to clearly define the scope of work. 
  • Monitor and review Contractor’s Mechanical activities and deliverables to ensure compliance with all regulatory and contract requirements. Ensure compatibility and functionality of existing and new vessel systems and equipment. 
  • Participate in work pack review sessions as well as ensure that all work packs prepared by contractor are complete in terms of scope definition in relevant areas.  
  • Review comments from Certifying Authority on design of the Mechanical systems and assist in resolving issues. 
  • Participate in design reviews, HAZID’s, HAZOP’s and any other related safety studies.  
  • Report to the Construction Manager any delays in progress under his/her area of responsibility.  
  • Report to the Construction Manager any failure of design or gap between the delivered solution and the contract requirement, and ensure corrective actions are implemented. 
  • Participate in meetings and inspections as required, worldwide.  
  • Coordinate Lessons Learned input to AIP Project Management Team. 
  • Close assigned Technical Query (TQ) and other Action Tracker items in PIMS or formal MOM. 
  • Collaborate closely with other key disciplines in the Project Management Team. Call off assistance from discipline resources within area of responsibility as needed in order to keep quality and progress.  
  • Ensure good cooperation, communication and alignment between the base organization and the project. 
  • Liaison and monitor daily construction activities with subcontractors/vendor at shipyard. 
  • Other roles (and role descriptions) as and when required . 

Qualification Requirements

  • Technical education on bachelor level or higher within Mechanical Engineering.  
  • Recent experience of LP/HP compressor, thruster, pumps, boiler, generator, cooler, separator, HPU etc. 
  • Minimum 15 years of relevant experience within Mechanical package engineering discipline and experience of at least two recent projects as Mechanical discipline lead. 
  • Recent experience of working on modification projects and / or FPSO redeployment is strongly desired.  
  • Recent experience of working on similar role on UK North Sea projects will be an advantage. 
  • Strong leadership & interpersonnel skills applied to a multidisciplined project team. 
  • Recent relevant experience in middle east / southeast Asian shipyards is an advantage 
  • Diplomacy & assertiveness  
  • Organised, Systematic & Flexible 
  • English – fluent written and verbal skills  

About MDE

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Altera Infrastructure Production AS

Mechanical Lead


Altera Infrastructure Production AS
Verven 4

Workplace: Dubai
Accession: ASAP
Salary: Etter avtale
Application deadline: Fortløpende
Title: Mechanical Lead
Sector: Private
Scope: Project
Number of positions: 1

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