Engineering Manager


ENGINEERING MANAGER (Offshore Experience Required)

Contract (minimum 1 year)

Saudi Arabia


Provides the project focal point for all engineering design and drafting activities on assigned project(s). Also provides the engineering interface for the project construction, controls, HSE, information, procurement/materials and quality groups.

Operations and Activities

  • Responsible for directing and monitoring progress for the timely engineering definition of components to be designed, purchased, and installed.
  • Responsible for providing accurate planning information to project management and project controls to establish a baseline project plan for execution.
  • Responsible to engineering staff for providing necessary information to allow design development.
  • Responsible to project management for accurate reporting of progress and analysis/suggestions defining needs to achieve project established goals.
  • Responsible for ensuring that adequate design reviews are performed to ensure that the content of the engineering deliverables meet or exceed defined requirements.
  • Responsible to demonstrate and teach good management principles and behaviour to the engineering staff.
  • Responsible to ensure that ideas that improve the project cost/risk position are fairly considered and, where appropriate, successfully implemented.
  • Responsible to communicate the project principles and key objectives to the engineering staff.


  • Responsible for the organization of the engineering staff to effectively execute quality and timely design packages to meet the planned construction program.
  • Responsible to provide engineering interface requirements as necessary to meet the project's organizational goals.
  • Responsible to assign/direct/monitor project engineering functions to meet overall project goals.


  • Responsible to ensure that qualified engineering personnel are assigned to all necessary engineering functions on the project.
  • Responsible to review engineering personnel performance in meeting assigned project work.
  • Responsible to provide engineering personnel necessary information and, where applicable, training to perform the work defined.
  • Responsible to provide feedback to Discipline Department Managers on the performance of engineering personnel on the project.
  • Responsible to instigate timely release of engineering staff as work content is completed.

Schedule and Budget

  • Responsible to communicate to engineering personnel on the project the budgetary constraints for each area of responsibility.
  • Responsible to review actual vs. planned progress and productivity of the engineering group as a whole and, where necessary, for the component groups.
  • Responsible to provide project management projections as to overruns or underruns based upon component productivity and work scope variations.
  • Responsible to review/approve technical recommendations for procurement of project materials related to critical areas of the project.


  • 8 to 10 years Offshore experience is required.
  • Total experience should be 15 years as minimum.

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