Principal Engineer - Telecom Design - Oman

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:29:17 Z

Summary Qualified Engineering Graduates with 18+ years experience in detail engineering pertianing to Telecom from any of the leading EPC companies executing LSTK projects. Home office based position with family status. Applicants with Detail Engineering will only be considered. Candidates with execution, installation or commissioning experience will not qualify. If working/worked in Oman before, NOC from employer is mandatory. Functional Competencies Exposure to EPC environments. Knowledge in the use of Radio Link Budgeting, Optical Link Budgeting and Acoustic Level Prediction Applications. In depth knowledge with standard international specifications and codes i.e. IEC, ITU and ISO codes. Knowledge in detailed Engineering projects. Good knowledge of international equipment costs. Thorough Knowledge of Safety and Quality Procedures. Scope of Responsibilities Supervise and Lead large sized/scoped projects assuming entire responsibility from conceptual to detailed design, QA/QC, procurement and delivery. Must maximize discipline efficiencies in bidding and execution and achieve significant savings through work transfer to other Work Centres, reduced rework, reduction in quantity growth, reduce material wastage, and execute within budgeted man-hour and project schedules. Primary Duties Review the 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. Establish contract review criteria, identify and resolve discrepancies and divergences from original proposal through the instigation of technical queries to projects/client. Review contract requirements for project execution, organize the preparation of the Technical Document Register (TDR) and Service Level Agreements (SLA) with other Work Centre’s by identifying requirements and scope of work. Ensure the assignment and distribution of manpower for the execution of engineering activities within budgeted project man-hours within SLA with VECs. Recommend measures to optimize overall man hours & execution cost. Verify and conceptualize the 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. Ensure the assignment and distribution of manpower for the execution of engineering activities within budgeted project man-hours within SLA. Recommend measures to optimize overall man-hours & execution cost. Coordinate with projects and planning on project time schedules, establish target completion dates, ensure target dates are achieved. Perform responsibilities of Lead Engineer in event of large project. Also; if working as Lead Engineer on a project then he will prepare ‘Fortnight Reports’ or any other report as desired by management to indicate Schedule progress, Quantity, Man hour, Manpower forecasts, and will keep a tight control on the over-runs. Ensure that the work is apportion among engineering staff within Sharjah and/or other Work Centres according to their specialized training. Prepare Design Basis, Organize and Review the preparation of Basic Engineering documents such as Block Diagrams, specifications and data sheets related to telecom systems such as Optical fibre transmission & multiplexing, Integrated voice and data networking systems, Public address / closed circuit television systems, security and access control systems 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. Administer the development of 3D Model, detailed engineering documents and drawings including Schematic Diagrams, Cable Schedules and Cable Drum Schedules, Interconnection Schedules, , Equipment Lay-outs, Cable Routing and Lay-out Drawings, Cable Trench/Tray Lay-out Drawings, Installation Standard Drawings, and other required documents. 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. Coordinate the preparation of Purchase Requisitions for the procurement of equipment and materials. Ensure materials are obtained within scheduled timeframes and budgeted costs. Interface and regularly meet with client and vendor representatives, participate in all 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. Inspect vendor works and workshops when required, provide dispatch clearance and test certificates. Identify irregularities and shortfalls, take corrective action when required. 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. Interface and provide clarification and guidance and technical support to construction sites and commissioning engineers, provide start-up assistance as required in co-ordination with other Engineering Centres. Participate in employee performance evaluations, establish performance criteria, identify employee strengths and weaknesses, recommend training and development requirements. Supervise and lead more than one project activities (if required) within the discipline and interact with the designated lead engineer and Head of Discipline –Telecoms (HoD). Perform related duties as and when directed by Head of Discipline –Telecoms (HoD). Minimum Requirement Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering with a minimum of 18 years of related petrochemical experience preferable from a background in working for consultancy organizations in the EPC of the Oil and Gas Industry.