Vacancy Details

Head Project Engineer


Head Project Engineer

Job Specification

Job Purpose

  • The position is reporting to the EPC-4 Area Division Manager, and coordinates the detail engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning activities of an assigned area to ensure the work is executed in compliance with the Contract, Project Design Basis, specifications, codes, standards, and regulations.
  • Coordinates between EPC-4 Engineering Team and others such as Construction, Systems Completion, Operations, other NFE Project EPC contracts, and third parties (RLTO, CSP and other Common Facility Owners) to obtain timely input and decisions.
  • Works with the Interface Team to obtain timely approvals from the regulatory authorities.
  • Working in a highly technical and challenging project management environment, provide knowledge, advice and technical support to the EPC-4 Area Division Manager, demonstrating an understanding of the requirements of engineering deliverables and effectively execute activities related to modifications, improvements and alterations within the construction scope of the project.

  • Reporting and Relationships

    Job Context & Major Challenge(s)

    • Supports the execution of a large expansion next to an operating facility and ensures delivery of the project is completed within approved project parameters including safety and quality. The project has a significant brownfield component to the scope.
    • Coordinates across multiple, large EPC Contracts to ensure alignment in site execution strategies.
    • Coordinates pooled functional resources to provide oversight of contractor activities and ensure completion of Company responsibilities to achieve project objectives.
    • Support the management of a large EPC contractor in a lump sum contract environment.
    • Has a critical role in ensuring alignment with both internal and external disciplines, functions, and stakeholders which is essential for achieving project objectives.

    Financial Dimension

    • As defined for this job level in the Delegation of Authority and/or approved budget.

    Generic Accountabilities - All Employees

    Safety Health & Environment

  • Ensure all activities are undertaken in compliance with Company Safety, Health and Environment and Quality policies, regulations and standards.

  • Qatarization Program

  • Contribute to the development of Qatari employees. This accountability is a condition of employment for expatriate employees.

  • Firewall Compliance

  • Ensure all activities undertaken comply with anti - trust and competition laws and the Company firewall policies and procedures.

  • Key Job Accountabilities

  • Ensure that work is executed in compliance with the Contract, Project Design Basis, specifications, codes, standards, and regulations, and maintain design integrity and quality requirements through the management of change and specification deviation process.
  • Provide input to the contracts management team in response to contractual letters received from external parties.
  • Support the EPC-4 Area Division Manager and the EPC-4 Business Services team with project reporting and management of project controls.
  • Coordinate interfaces among Engineering, Construction, Systems Completion, Operations, other NFE Project EPC contracts, and third parties, including RLTO, CSP and other Common Facility Owners, to obtain timely input and decisions.
  • Ensure engineering planning supports procurement and construction execution schedules, and engages resources within and outside the PMT on a timely basis to resolve issues.
  • Coordinate multi-discipline technical and project management reviews as may be required from time to time.
  • Consistently complete EPC deliverable reviews within contractual time limits and ensures high quality approved for construction engineering deliverables are provided on schedule.
  • Responsible for the stewardship and timely closeout of action items from the various meetings, constructability reviews, project management and technical reviews.
  • Work in a project environment in which the incumbent strives to achieve best in class Safety, Health, Environmental & Security performance by creating a culture that encourages every one to perform their best every day on every task.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the training program for young Qatari Engineers and the development programs for Qatari Engineers in the National Development program during the EPC Phase.

  • Minimum Requirements


    • Bachelor Degree in Engineering

    Knowledge and/or Experience

    • 15 years of broad experience in all project phases, i.e. engineering, procurement and construction.
    • At least five (5) years of specific project engineering responsibilities on a major onshore oil and gas facility project.
    • Worldwide experience with contractors and vendors, in particular those involved in the engineering of major onshore oil and gas facilities.

    Technical and Business Skills

    • Excellent written and spoken English skills.
    • Strong technical and analytical skills.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Good planning and organisational skills.
    • Good influencing and negotiation skills.
    • Computer literacy involving the regular use of professional office and technical applications.

    Behavioural Competencies

    SHE Understanding (3)

    Quality/Quantity of Work (3)

    Ethics and Integrity (4)

    Planning and Organizing (3)

    Trust and Empowerment (3)

    Initiative/Commitment (3)

    Teamwork/Supporting Others (3)

    Interpersonal Skills (4)

    Communication and Information Sharing (4)

    Service Orientation (3)

    Innovation (3)

    Problem Solving (3)

    Job Knowledge (3)

    Supervising Others (2)

    Equal Opportunities:

    First People Solutions is committed to equal opportunities regardless of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age.

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