Resident Engineer

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Resident Engineer

Contract (2 years minimum)



  • Coordinate the E&P contract for Company Rep. at contractor site
  • Advise contractor on technical matters and company procedures and processes.
  • Act as coordinator between Contractor and project engineers (PE)/job responsible engineers (JRE) at company sites.
  • General technical support.
  • General project support.
  • Expedite contractor on issues flagged by site.
  • Follow up progress on procurement and expediting of critical materials.
  • Participate or if required facilitate weekly/biweekly progress meetings between E&P Contractor and company sites.
  • Follow up progress on identified actions from progress meetings.
  • Support and have an active role in review and follow up of monthly reports, comments and actions.
  • Manage, lead and participate in audits and reviews as required.
  • Participate in document reviews.
  • Perform first review of contractor documentation and report prior to issuing.
  • Upon request act as PE / JRE on defined projects.
  • Review and approve contractor time sheet prior to submission
  • Represent / act for E&M Team leaders as required.
  • Review and Recommend of bids.
  • Approval of time sheets, expenses and travel authorizations for E&P Contractor personnel.
  • Coordinate, participate and/or perform interviews on behalf of company sites.
  • Assist or perform other tasks or duties delegated from company

Education/Experience Required

  • Degree in Engineering
  • 8 years experience in the petroleum industry
  • 4 years experience in project management
  • Strong personal commitment to HS&E
  • Technical knowledge/ experience of gas plant technology and systems
  • Strong multidiscipline project engineering and project administration/management skills
  • Familiar with planning
  • Familiar with contract work

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

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