Principal Engineer - Weight

  • competitive salary, good benefits state of the Arc offices
  • Chiswick South East
Our Major Norwegian client 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.  

They are currently looking for a Principal Weight Engineer to strengthen the team for our current and future projects, this is a permanent staff role based in their West London office (Hybrid working).

What you will be doing :
Ensuring weight control is executed in 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.
Retrieving of weight and centre of gravity information from the 3D model.
Validating of weight and centre of gravity information provided by disciplines.
Produce, review or approve technical reports, SOW, Basis of Design, and ensure that technical requirements are met.

What we think you should have
Have extensive knowledge and experience in weight control for fixed and mobile offshore oil and gas production facilities or wind platforms.
Be familiar with methods and norms for providing weight estimates and COGs for offshore installations through all design phases, such as study phase, concept definition, pre-FEED, FEED
Have excellent understanding of the relevant rules and codes of practice for weight control procedures for offshore installations, such as API, ANSI, Norsok, DNv, Noble Denton and ISO 19901-5.
Knowledge of Autodesk Navisworks Freedom, Simulate and AutoCAD is beneficial
Knowledge of E3D
Experience in large EPC projects, particularly within lump sum environments.
Experience in vendor packages and modules weighings is beneficial

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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