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Senior Project Engineer (System Engineering disciplines)


London, United Kingdom
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June 21, 2024
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Do you want to play a role in the transition to sustainable energy production?

At Aker Solutions we are committed to helping the energy industry and broader society #PowerTheChange towards a low-carbon future. We are changemakers and problem solvers with more than 180 years of experience. Our ambitions are high. By 2030, renewables and low-carbon solutions will make up two-thirds of our business. Do you want to be a part of driving the transition?

Our London team provides front-end studies, engineering, procurement and project management services for initiating and executing oil & gas field, offshore wind HVDC, renewable energy and carbon capture developments. Our Business very much depends on our people; all our major achievements are team efforts.

We are currently looking for Senior Project Engineers for Systems Engineering management and multidiscipline activity planning roles in topsides engineering on offshore projects primarily offshore wind HVDC EPCI projects in our Chiswick office, UK.

What will you be doing?

Supporting the Engineering Manager in the delivery of the engineering effort on the project or in a tender in accordance with Aker Solutions’ values and contractual requirements. Ensure that other aspects of the project such as procurement, construction, completion and operation are given proper consideration and engineering is controlled and delivered within contractual schedule and budget.

Responsible for performance / management of specific engineering activities / tasks as directed by Engineering Manager within areas such as:

  • Overall responsible for the project System Engineering disciplines, with a particular focus on electrical, instruments, telecoms and cyber security & network system engineering
  • Responsibility for other multidiscipline project engineering activities / scope as directed by the Engineering Manager, including internal / external interface management.
  • Ensure implementation of lessons learnt
  • Responsibilities for Systems Engineering disciplines or other assigned multidiscipline scope include:
    • Integrating engineering disciplines into the overall project organisation
    • Identifying, raising and acting upon potential risks and opportunities within the Project in general and the engineering.
    • Ensuring engineering is executed accordance with the Project Execution Model / Plan (PEM/PEP) and in accordance with the schedule, budget and contractual requirements, keeping a focus on Quality and HSE aspects.
    • Providing management guidance / support with respect to manpower planning, schedule team performance, workshare, resolution of conflict priorities
    • Ensure that the engineering scope of work is clear and understood by the engineering organisation.
    • Establish, identify and where necessary adjust engineering governing documents and project specific systems engineering execution model.
    • Establish and use of common engineering tools and methods for the project.
    • Control and document internal and external engineering interfaces.
    • Ensure good and timely coordination between engineering disciplines and procurement.
    • Provide guidance and assist with resolving technical issues where required.

We think you should have:

  • University degree or relevant education with more than 10 years post graduate experience in front end, FEED and/or EPC projects
  • Track record in Project Engineering role(s) from a minimum of one E&P or EPC project
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within the offshore oil & gas/renewable energy or onshore oil & gas/carbon capture sector. Offshore experience is preferred.
  • A background of working on at least one FEED, E&P or EPC project as a lead or senior member of systems engineering discipline team, preferably in electrical, instruments or telecoms. As a minimum a good understanding of the scope, technical aspects, key deliverables and activities typically associated with electrical, instrument/control and telecoms systems is required.
  • Experience in working with vendors/supplier/subcontractors and with or in fabrication yards.
  • Knowledge of interdependence relationship between departments and disciplines within an EP or EPC contractor organisation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of procurement and vital project control aspects.
  • Able to effectively negotiate critical issues with Engineers / Designers and Clients.

More reasons to work with us:

  • Professional development and excellent career opportunities with the chance to work on a wide variety of projects
  • A healthy work-life balance with flexible working conditions throughout the different phases of your journey
  • Competitive pay and benefits with excellent pension and insurance schemes as well as private health services 
  • Possibility to work remotely/from home 2-3 days per week 

Interested? Contact us.

For more information about the position, please contact: Stephen Laurie, NES Advantage Solutions

NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing service.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our goal is to make Aker Solutions a place where everyone can perform at their best by creating opportunities for all. We see diversity as a source of creativity, innovation, and as a key competitive advantage. Diversity includes not only gender, ethnicity, or age but also disabilities, religion, sexual orientation, and many other parts of one’s identity. We welcome your application no matter who you are or where you come from and encourage you to let us know if you need any supportive adjustments throughout the recruitment process. 

This is Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions delivers integrated solutions, products and services to the global energy industry. We enable low-carbon oil and gas production and develop renewable solutions to meet future energy needs. By combining innovative digital solutions and predictable project execution we accelerate the transition to sustainable energy production. Aker Solutions employs approximately 11,000 people in more than 15 countries.