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C&I Department Head

Job Type
9 Jun 2022
About The Role

PD&MS Group have a great opportunity for a C&I Department Head to join our progressive controls and instrumentation electrical engineering team based in Aberdeen on a long term basis. The C&I Department Head will o wn the competence and capability of the discipline team; the process of design and engineering, whilst provid ing full accountability for the smooth running and engineering delivery of discipline.

Responsibilities -
  • Knowledge of, and compliance with, client, industry and international specifications and standards. Assurance that personnel under the Department Head's control comply with relevant documents
  • Management of personnel and overall responsib ility for the technical content and quality of work produced for "own discipline", training and development.
  • Accountable for coordination of all discipline input to support delivery and to ensure design integrity and consistency
  • Identify and resolve any issue delaying design delivery / related procurement, irrespective of group / disciplines involved. Key aspect is to positively drive cross-discipline delivery and remove any blockers, assess dependencies between disciplines and ensure the correct sequence of workflow to provide optimal delivery and negate rework
  • Identify specialist 3 rd party input / PD&MS Consult input is identified and planned fo r execution at the correct time
  • Oversee delivery of cost effective engineering solutions that are fit for purpose, safe and add value to both PD&MS and the Client. Motivation of all discipline personnel to do similarly.
  • Preparation / approval of estimates and tender packages
  • Overall discipline responsibility from receipt of tender / invitation to quote through to completion of the documentation package f or all departmental work
  • Overall technical and commercial authority for department
  • Delivery of department project design deliverables in accordance with agreed schedules and priorities and ahead of the estimates in terms of productivity
  • Representati on of PD&MS with Clients, Suppliers / Vendors and Certifying Authorities in a professional manner
  • Convening periodic departmental and inter-departmental production meetings
  • Management of resources and timely identification of changes to resource requirements
  • Right-sizing of discipline team and drive to utilisation of most cost effective resource where appropriate in delivering the work
  • Review and monitoring of competence of engineering personnel within the department. In conjunction with Lead Engineers, management of shortfalls such as training, coaching , mentoring or other measures .
  • Where applicable, r esponsible for ensuring that Finance Department is notified of all work which can be billed, on an ongoing basis, but monthly as a minimum
  • Periodic review of company procedures and policies
  • Proficient in the use of all ProTools
  • Remain up to date with technical developments, client, national and international standards and legislative requirements related to the position
  • Awareness and understanding of the business drivers and values
  • Actively promote services of company whenever possible and s ource work if possible to do so
  • Review personnel performance, competency and work ethic and action accordingly
  • Review, or appropriate delegation of timesheets, holiday requests and working time
  • Responsible for ensuring professional development is maintained and identified competency requirements are undertaken in a timely manner

About You

This position would be well suited to an individual with significant previous existing controls and instrumentation engineering experience.

The successful candidate would ideally have the following skills and attributes:
  • BSc in relevant Engineering Discipline
  • Significant, demonstrable experience in Detailed Design Engineering and Engineering Checking/Approval
  • U nderstanding of all Engineering disciplines
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of relevant Oil & Gas Industry Codes and Standards
  • Understand the application of Autodesk Design products
  • Competent in the use of MS Office applications
  • Experience in managing and developing others
  • Excellent written and spoken English

About Us

PD&MS delivers small, medium and large sized brownfield engineering and construction projects to both onshore and offshore facilities within the UKCS, and beyond.

In addition to our Oil & Gas delivery stream PD&MS are leading the way in the Low Carbon Energy Sector, as well as providing opportunities in Energy Transition and Cleantech sectors.

Our diverse portfolio presents opportunities to gain access and experience in these sectors.

We have an excellent track record for safely and successfully delivering a vast range of work; from simple repair order type scopes, fast-track production flowline delivery, to full management of integrated multi-discipline EPCC projects. We deliver across all phases of the project, from initial concept to installation, commissioning and close out.

PD&MS deliver Front End Concept & Feasibility Study Planning as well as detailed design, engineering, procurement and construction within the following specialist areas:

• Topsides Production Facilities
• Platform Drilling Facilities (Including Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (Modus)
• Onshore Facilities
• Decommissioning

These services are delivered through our core values, PD&MS Genes which represents what we do on a daily basis, the way we deliver and what our company stands for. Each Gene is underpinned by our safety message "without compromise to safety or quality", safety and quality do not stand alone as company values because they are integrated into everything we do.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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  • Job Reference: 619771446-2
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2022
  • Recruiter: PD&MS Group
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent