Construction Engineer (Mechanical)

Posted about 1 year ago by MSELECT
Location Basrah Job Type
Salary Sector Oil & Gas

MSELECT is hiring a Construction Engineer (Mechanical) for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidate’s must have a minimum of 8 years’ experience in oil field projects and construction and be fluent in English.

Reports to
Maintenance Section Head

The Construction Engineer (Mechanical) is responsible for the following but not limited to:

  • Coordinate and direct project construction engineering and the prioritization of allocated work scopes and ensure deliverables are issued in line with planned dates
  • Ensure quality of deliverables reflects accurately the scope of work required for implementation at Site
  • Provide construction input to estimates as and when required
  • Review design documents and provide constructability input to designs
  • Produce job cards, test and inspection matrices and compile work-packs which detail all construction activities
  • Undertake visits to site installations in order to create, review designs and liaise with engineering, operations, maintenance, civils and act as liaison with relevant contractors
  • Identify any specialist vendor support, tools and equipment required to implement scope
  • Liaising with Contractor study teams on developing solutions on FEED Studies
  • Responsible for mechanical construction contracts management
  • Undertaking of surveys and generation of reports where required
  • Assist with construction input to contractual and bid preparation as needed
  • Development of Construction data for estimates
  • Ensure coordination of cost estimates and schedule3Ensure execution of work according to the agreed schedule and budgets
  • Delivery of the KPI’s
  • Ensure plans, schedules and progress reports are updated
  • Coordination of projects
  • Provide input to project activities to align budget, scope, time schedule and quality
  • Interface management
  • Ensure robust project reporting routines are in place

Health, Security, Safety and Environment

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant HSSE management policies, procedures and controls within own area, monitoring, reviewing and evaluating on a continuous basis, and a responsible environmental attitude.
  • Leading by example and develop a strong safety-first culture within the own and (sub)contractor workforce

Frequent contact with all departments

  • Operations and Maintenance Team
  • Planning Department
  • HSSE, Contracts, Procurement & Logistics
  • Drilling Department
  • Surface Facilities


  • Frequent contact with expeditors, contractors, CPL department, and other functions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • University education in mechanical engineering or equivalent
  • Proven experience of field-based project engineering, fabrication and construction roles within the oil and gas industry

Minimum Experience

  • 8 years’ experience in oil field projects and construction

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

  • Good knowledge of engineering, fabrication, construction, procurement, installation and completions
  • Full working knowledge of construction activities in relation to the relevant piping, structural, mechanical with awareness of electrical and instrument disciplines
  • Ability to review engineering design drawings and undertake constructability reviews of design
  • Ability to visit facilities and discuss with contractors up and coming scopes of work
  • Demonstrate ability to multi-task
  • Strong organizational skills and highly structured
  • Proven modification project knowledge within the oil and gas industry.
  • Good compute skills, with knowledge of using CAD, planning tools such MS Project and P6 software, SAP PM and SAP MM.
  • Good English written and oral communications and presentation skills.
  • Positive attitude, team player and a proactive approach to identifying solutions.

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process

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