Principal Project Engineer (offshore) in England - London, United Kingdom

at CB&I

Engineering / Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

To support allocated engineering disciplines to ensure that all project tasks and deliverables are delivered on time and within budget 

Assist with and manage project engineering changes and change requests, minimising the impact on project objectives, and maximising commercial output to CB&I 

Ensure that all emerging engineering issues are dealt with expediently to facilitate project execution with minimal disruption 

Ensure that all engineering technical project documentation is released on time, in format, and is consistent with quality standards 

Ensure that client queries are acted upon quickly, facilitating to minimise the impact on project objectives 

Ensure all reporting is completed to required standards, and on time 

Ensure that subcontractors deliver according to agreed schedule and scope 

Manage emerging issues from subcontractors and manage changes with minimal disruption to overall project objectives 


The Project Engineer assists the Project Engineering Manager in the administration of the project and provides technical oversight and coordination of process and design engineering. Focus may be area specific. 

Primary Functions: 

· Understand contractual requirements and communicate to team 

· Assist the Project Engineering Manager 

· Expedite the flow of technical information 

· Focal point for technical issues/coordination between CB&I, Supplier and Client for area of responsibility 

· Maintain the action items list 

· Develop and coordinate engineering subcontracts 

· Management / resolution of Management of Change program (MOC) 

· Coordinate purchase requisitions 

· Monitor suppliers’ compliance with purchase order conditions 

· Facilitate communication between discipline leaders 

· Monitor quality of design work 

· Actively manage the engineering work hour budget for their area of responsibility 

· Support the subcontract plan 

· Manage staffing levels 

· Actively support safety, quality, schedule and cost objectives 

· Actively support constructability program and communicate constructability issues to discipline engineers 

· Assist with project closeout and turnover of deliverable to Client 


Chartered Engineer 

Degree Educated – Essential 

Post graduate project management training and qualifications – Desirable 


- Substantial experience in at least one engineering discipline 
- Experience of FEED / engineering design 
- Experience of supervising and facilitating the work of others in an engineering context 
- Experience of large complex engineering project environments 
- Experience of working under pressure to tight deadlines 
- Experience of working in a task force environment 
- Diverse and substantive experience as a project engineer 

- Experience as a lead engineer on a project 
-  Experience as a discipline engineer within oil and gas 
-  Experience with site engineering / in the field 
- Experience of commissioning 
- Experience in commercial development 
- Experience of a wide variety of engineering disciplines 
- Experience in fabrication 
- LNG Liquefaction design experience 
-  Offshore design experience 
- Experience of technical subcontracts management 

Special Skills & Knowledge 

- Understanding of and ability to analyse client engineering contracts 
- Holistic understanding of the range of engineering disciplines and their synergy within large complex engineering projects 
-  Understanding of project schedules and tools, and manpower planning 
-  Understanding of and ability to interpret technical documentation across all disciplines, including P&IDs, Isometrics, and layouts 
- Understanding of national and international engineering standards 
- Process knowledge – ability to understand plant processes and how unit processes interact 
-  Ability to translate design ideas into practical project outcomes 
- Computer literate – word, IT etc 
- Good understanding of the commercial elements of project execution, subcontracts, and how changes have a commercial impact 
- Understanding of change controls 
- Understanding of materials requisitioning & compilation, and of the interfaces with procurement 

- Ability to analyse client engineering contracts 
- Understanding of overall oil & gas plant layout and process, and of how the broad range of oil and gas technical disciplines interact 
- Ability to review PDMS 
- Experience with the SmartPlant suite 
- Russian experience 

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