Deputy Manager – Mechanical Rotary (Offshore)

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JOB TITLE: Deputy Manager – Rotating Equipment & Packages (Offshore)


  • Supervise and lead a team of engineers and designers in carrying out detailed engineering work for large & medium sized projects assuming entire responsibility for conceptual to detailed design and provide necessary technical information for procurement in compliance with tender specifications/data sheets and within budgeted cost and project schedules.
  • Review of ITT, identification of scope and technical requirements
  • Identifies areas of concern and risk, and directs the Teams to develop Risk Register
  • Critically reviews the sizing and design requirements and identifies areas of optimization and potential cost savings.
  • Review and moderates as required, the equipment cost and man-hour estimate.
  • Performs Contract Review exercises and identifies inconsistencies related to scope of work and supply, HSE and technical requirements.
  • Verify and conceptualize the most optimum work route. Identify a clear scope of work/supply and accordingly plan/schedule the engineering activities and manpower resource.  Identify and quantify total number of engineering deliverables, man-hour allocation, format of delivery, time schedules and other requirements for execution of the work.  
  • Coordinate with projects and planning on project time schedules, establish target completion dates, ensure target dates are achieved. 
  • Develop Manpower charts and schedules, recommend, assign, and distribute manpower for the execution of engineering activities within budgeted project man-hours.  Recommend cost effective measures to reduce overall manpower costs.
  • Review and identify design inputs from other discipline documents such as environmental regulations, hazardous area classifications, process design basis, project specifications, process data sheets, P&IDs, control system block diagram, piping material specifications, electrical and instrumentation specifications for packages.
  • Critically review and check all project deliverables such as data sheets, RFQs, TBEs, PRs generated by Team.
  • Co-ordinate and participate in various vendor discussions for technical and commercial evaluation of vendor offers.
  • Administer the preparation of Purchase Requisitions for the procurement of equipment and materials. Review vendor quality plans, ensure vendor equipment’s compatibility and compliance with the scope of client specifications. Coordinate with procurement, ascertain expedite of materials and equipment to site.
  • Perform vendor document review and check for completeness, correctness and consistency of comments generated by the Team and other disciplines.
  • Interface and regularly meet with client and vendor representatives, conduct internal staff meetings, ensure the progress of project in accordance with schedule, allotted man hours and budgeted costs. Coordinate with projects and planning departments on schedule related issues.  Update TDR progress reports through the use of PETROCEPT software.
  • Provide inputs for the preparation of plot plans, organize the issuance of engineering drawings and technical documents for Inter-Discipline Checks (IDC’s) coordinate with other engineering disciplines in the integration of data inputs.
  • Monitor and ensure the Team focuses on co-coordinating and managing technical interfaces amongst various disciplines and adequately capture changes as work progresses.
  • Direct and monitor Material Take Off (MTO) activities, identify irregularities and shortfalls, take corrective action as required.
  • Interact with Quality Assurance for quality issues; strictly ensure compliance with Company’s ISO Quality procedures.   Coordinate Internal and Client audit requests; facilitate audit procedures of engineering systems within the department.
  • Interface and provide clarification and guidance and technical support to construction sites and commissioning engineers, provide start-up assistance as required.
  • As a Group lead, Supervise and guide two or more leads who involve in detail engineering of projects.    
  • Perform departmental duties on development of standards, training young engineers and development of young engineers.
  • Responsible for man-hour estimates, manpower planning and resource allocation
  • Involve in Department Development activities and Training activities.
  • Supervise and guide multiple teams leads in carrying out proposal engineering and detail engineering.
  • Assist the HOD in resource development and recruitment.
  • Leads the activities in converting the project from concept to detailed engineering.   Works within Project Budget requirements. Serves as the tie-in in the department team for inter-discipline engineering concerned with the project. Accountable for overall discipline related activities for the successful completion of project within allotted schedule, manpower and costs.
  • Decisions on the technical matters of the specified project &internal work distribution.  Consults with Project Engineering Manager and Group Manager on main issues which may affect budget, schedule, resources, layout, and equipment specifications. May make recommendations on mobilization/demobilization of personnel. 
  • Supervise 10 to 15 Engineers and designers as a lead and supervise two or more leads as group leader. Ten percent of time is spent on Training incumbents.


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering with a minimum 20 years of work experience preferable from a background in working for the concept, FEED, EPC, commissioning of HVDC / HVAC Wind energy projects & Offshore / Onshore Oil & Gas projects.
  • Manage the development and preparation of equipment sizing and identification of equipment /Package specifications and interface i.e. Equipment & packages, compressors, Pedestal Crane, EOT Crane, Elevators, Chemical Injection Packages, N2 Generation & refilling package, Diesel Generator Package, Fresh water generator package, UV sterilizers, pumps (Including Sea water lift pumps), turbines, controls, power supply, environmental regulation requirements and other assessments. Define metallurgy specifications in accordance to process requirements, administer the development of Mechanical Datasheets. Carry out checking work to ensure quality products are issued. Ensure Environmental Regulation requirements and other assessments during definition and design.
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates