Senior Engineer, SURF

Kuala Lumpur

We are currently looking for position Senior Engineer, SURF to be based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Position is to provide specialist engineering expertise for the design, fabrication and installation of offshore deepwater structures, umbilicals, risers and flowlines in support of client Kuala Lumpur's deepwater development activities.


  • Manage execution of SURF (Subsea Umbilical Riser Flowline) front end engineering scopes with engineering contractors.

  • Ensure that all subsea system solutions in support of the project meets the specified functional design criteria and all technical and regulatory requirements.

  • Coordinate and support the development of contract documents during the tender process for EPC and EPCIC workscopes.

  • Coordinate and support the engineering works required from detailed design, fabrication, installation, commissioning and handover to Operations.

  • Establish, implement, measure the performance of, and continuously improve work processes so that resources are used efficiently, ensuring predictable performance.

  • Meet client's quality, cost and schedule requirements.

  • Ensure adherence to PPGUA requirements throughout the process.


  • As provided /assigned by Project Manager or Department Head.

  • Ensure for SSHE within own area of responsibility. Ensure that all aspects of SSHE are top priority in day to day operations and all designs are delivered satisfies SSHE requirement and are in accordance with client's and PETRONAS's SSHE policy.


  • Liaise with other Deepwater Development Team members, Operations Group and the Labuan based Logistics Team.

  • Interface with EPC and EPCIC contractors and other stakeholders involved in the project.

  • Coordinate support from Original Equipment Manufacturers and Suppliers.


  • Bachelor of Engineering Degree or equivalent.

  • With more than 10 years' experience in SURF subsea concept design of which at least three years in supervisor / project management level.

  • Overall understanding the totality and disciplines relevant for development of subsea concepts.

  • In-depth knowledge of field operation involving multiple subsea production/injection centres.

  • Experience with front-end opportunity appraisal, option evaluation, feasibility assessments and concept development selection.

  • Experience in project cost estimating, schedule development and evaluation

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