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Kent Recruitment

Principal Engineer-Civil & Structural Onshore

India – Mumbai
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The Opportunity:

We are looking for an experienced Principal Engineer (Civil & Structural - Onshore) who will be responsible Civil Design Engineering experience or at the discretion of HOD depending upon the type of job. Experience shall be mostly in the field of Oil & Gas / Refinery/Petrochemical/Chemicals sector, with large EPC companies or Engineering Consulting. Should have handled at least 2-3 projects as “Area Lead” You will need to be strong communicator, attention to detail and exceptional problem-solving skills.

In this role, you will undertake the following duties:

Job Description
  • Lead Engineer of small to medium-sized project.
  • Directly supervises Sr. Engineers, Engineers, CAD operators and PDS operators.
  • Assistance to senior lead
  • Adherence to IMS procedures and maintain required quality documents.
  • Planning of daily and weekly work of the project
  • Prepare man hour estimate and manpower forecast.
  • Preparing and checking of MTO
  • Attending all review and progress meetings as required
  • Preparing and checking of design, detail drawings and issue of deliverables.
  • Review and approve vendor design and drawings.
  • Progress reporting and adherence to engineering schedules.
  • Prepare and assist in standardization and developmental activities.
  • Inter departmental co-ordination.
  • Review and comment IDC documents of other disciplines.
  • Regular reviewing and checking of 3D model.
  • Technical resolutions to queries and constructability issues.
  • Leads and participates in project schedules.
  • Prepare and review lessons learnt for suitable application to project tasks.
  • Responsible for project schedules, control of man hours and effective utilization of manpower.
  • Estimation of project proposals and preparation of tender documents.
Knowledge/Skills and Experience:
  • Sound technical knowledge of the subject for analysis, design and detailing
  • Familiar with regulations and industry codes and standards affecting complex engineering work within department.
  • Should have handled small to medium size detail engineering, feed and pre feed projects
  • Good command over STAAD PRO and other engineering and general software’s.
  • Experience of tender preparation
  • Estimation skills for proposals.
  • Good oral and written communication skills and co-ordination skills.
  • Supervisory and time management skills
  • Familiar with drafting and modeling software’s required for CSA activities.
  • Experience in the design and development, self-initiative, motivated, proven team leadership skills involving managing developing system and standards and Planning. Motivating team members to achieve their objectives.
  • Shall be able to shoulder additional responsibilities as may be required.
  • Shall have quality and safety consciousness
  • Require flexible and open approach towards the needs of projects.
Qualification/ Certification:
  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or Similar qualification from (UGC approved) or International Universities will be preferred.
Core Competencies:
  • Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Proactive
  • Client Focus
  • Teamwork, Planning and Organizing
  • Decision Making in own work area.
  • Problem analysis and resolution
Details about the role:
  • Location: Mumbai
  • Relocation required: Not Applicable
  • Travel required: As per job requirement.
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Experience level: 16–20 years
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