Principal Engineer - Electrical - Oman

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 06:31:43 Z

Principal Engineer - Electrical - Muscat Office Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. Minimum of 15 years of detail design engineering related experience preferably from a background in working for consultancy organisations or EPC for petrochemical or for the Oil and Gas Industry. Possess good knowledge of relevant IEC, BS, IEEE, API etc. codes and standards. Shall possess ability to grasp other international standards and client specifications as demanded by work. Review ITB (Invitation To Bid) documents submitted in the proposals stage, issue inquiry requisitions, review techno-commercial vendor offers, prepare equipment, material and man-hour estimates. Review contract requirements for project execution, organize the preparation of the Technical Document Register (TDR), identify requirements and scope of work; review specifications and Data Sheets, Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID’s), Plot plans, General Arrangement (GA) drawings, Review Philosophies, Area Classification Drawings and other relevant documents. Establish contract review criteria, identify and resolve discrepancies and divergences from original proposal through the instigation of technical queries to projects/client. Verify and conceptualize the most optimum work route. Identify a clear scope of work/supply and accordingly plan/schedule the engineering activities and manpower resource. Identify and quantify total number of engineering deliverables, man-hour allocation, format of delivery, time schedules and other requirements for execution of the work. Coordinate with projects and planning on project time schedules, establish target completion dates, ensure target dates are achieved. Direct the preparation of technical inquiry requests (Inquiry Requisitions) to vendors, participate in the technical evaluation of vendor bid offers. Direct and provide guidance in the Technical Bid Evaluations (TBE), review vendor drawings and documents. Supervise the review of design calculations, ensure vendor equipment specifications meet with client equipment specifications and are within budgeted costs. Develop Manpower charts and schedules, recommend, assign and distribute manpower for the execution of engineering activities within budgeted project man-hours. Recommend cost effective measures to reduce overall manpower costs. Direct and monitor Material Take Off (MTO) activities, identify irregularities and shortfalls, take corrective action as required. Coordinate the preparation of Purchase Requisitions for the procurement of equipment and materials. Ensure materials are obtained within scheduled timeframes and budgeted costs. Organize the preparation of equipment and material specifications and data sheets, administer the development of detailed engineering calculations and drawings including the preparation of Load list/schedules Single Line Diagrams, Schematic Diagrams, Logic Diagrams, Cable Schedules and Cable Drum Schedules, Interconnection Schedules, Hazardous Area Classification, Equipment Lay-outs, Cable Routing and Lay-out Drawings, Cable Trench/Tray Lay-out Drawings, Lighting System Lay-out and Details, Earthing/Lighting System Lay-out and Details, Heat Tracing Lay-out and Details, Installation Standard Drawings, Relay Coordination Drawings and other required documents. Organize the preparation of single-line diagrams, load schedules, equipment sizing and electrical distribution diagrams for client approval. Coordinate the development of load lists and system studies using ETAP software. Perform design calculations for earthing, lightning protection, lighting, relay settings etc. Provide inputs for the preparation of plot plans, organize the issuance of engineering drawings and technical documents for Inter-Discipline Checks (IDC’s) coordinate with other engineering discipline in the integration of data inputs. Interface and regularly meet with client and vendor representatives, conduct internal staff meetings, ensure the progress of project in accordance to schedule, allotted man hours and budgeted costs. Coordinate with projects and planning departments on schedule related issues. Update TDR progress reports through the use of PETROCEPT software. Participate in HAZOP meeting with the client and representatives of the other engineering disciplines. Interact with Quality Assurance for quality issues; strictly ensure compliance with Company’s ISO Quality procedures. Coordinate Internal and Client audit requests, facilitate audit procedures of engineering systems within the department. Provide clarification and guidance and technical support to construction sites and commissioning engineers, provide startup assistance as required. Participate in employee performance evaluations, establish performance criteria, identify employee strengths and weaknesses, and recommend training and development requirements. Perform related duties as and when directed by Direct Supervisor.