Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Systems Interface Engineer at GE Nigeria

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Systems Interface Engineer

Job Number: 2420803
Location: Lagos, Abuja
Business: GE Oil & Gas
Business Segment: OG-SUBS Subsea Systems

Role Summary/Purpose
  • The EPC Systems Interface Engineer is responsible for the identification, management and closure of all external and internal interfaces during the Execution Phase of an Engineering/Procurement/Construction (EPC) Subsea Project.
  • Reporting to the Project Engineering Manager, the EPC Systems Interface Engineer represents the EPC Systems Engineering team for all Interface related matters.
Essential Responsibilities 
  • Develop and communicate the project specific Interface Management Plan
  • Work closely with the project team, product engineers, vendors, 3rd parties and client, to ensure that all project interfaces are identified and classified
  • Ensure all Project Interfaces are established using Interface Records and Interface datasheets
  • Populate the Interface Register and maintain status of all Interfaces through to closure
  • Identify critical interfaces and ensure integration into the Project Master Schedule
  • Produce regular reports showing progress of interface closure against plan, and highlighting critical interface issues
  • Identify Interface issues early and report problems which could have commercial, schedule or contractual impact on the project
  • Organise regular Interface Management Review meetings to maintain focus, identify problem areas and incentivise earliest resolution of interfaces
  • Encourage and facilitate continuous collaboration, and flow of information, between all internal and external parties to ensure all interfaces are understood, addressed and closed as early as possible
  • Identify interface ‘sticking points’ between the various parties and take steps necessary to avoid procrastination or deadlock. Escalate to the PEM and PD all issues which cannot be resolved locally
  • Perform periodic audit of the Interface Management process to confirm correct reporting and archiving of Interface Management data
  • Perform Risk Analysis of the Interface Register and produce mitigation plan
  • Perform regular Change Management reviews of the Interface Register to identify any increase or decrease of contractual scope
  • Analyse and report the cost of poor Interface Management to the project
  • Produce an Interface Management Close-out Report analysing the performance against plan, identifying outstanding actions, and recording all Lessons Learned and Best Practices.
Proven experience across 3 or more of the following:
  • Interface Management experience of oil & gas project execution
  • Technical understanding of at least 2 of the following product lines:
    • Trees, PCS, Manifolds, Well Control & Intervention, ROV operations.
  • Practical knowledge of at least 2 aspects of the Subsea Systems Engineering Lifecycle:
    • NPI, Tender development, Project Engineering, SIT, commissioning, and operations
  • Domain knowledge across at least 1 of the following:
    • Hydro-mechanical, Electrical & power, Software/Electronic, Marine/Structural
  • Availability to travel internationally for project needs and for short term assignments
  • Fluent English speaker
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Science based discipline is preferred
  • Chartered Engineer or PE certification is an advantage
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Desired Characteristics:
  • Ability to interact with and influence multi-disciplined, geographically dispersed teams
  • Strong influencing and communication skills combined with patience and tenacity
  • Ability to plan and organise work methodically
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills
  • Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems
  • Solid oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • PC proficiency.
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online