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Lead Instrument Engineer @ PD&MS Group | Aberdeen

PD&MS Group

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

Job Summary

Role Summary

Focal Point for the engineering activities of the Engineering team acting as a conduit between management and staff delegating tasks, negotiating workloads, assessing performance and reporting on developments.


  • Knowledge of, and compliance with, PD&MS QHSE Systems.  Assurance that personnel under the Lead Engineer’s control comply with the procedures.
  • Knowledge of, and compliance with, client, industry and international specifications and standards.  Assurance that personnel under the Lead Engineer’s control comply with relevant documents.
  • Supervision of personnel and responsible for the technical content and quality of work produced.
  • Direction of Engineers and Designers with frequent liaison to ensure coordination between engineering and design personnel.
  • Identification of scope of work required to undertake a project / job.  Estimation of deliverables, manpower and time required to execute the scope of work.
  • Input to project plans and schedules.
  • Immediate identification to the Project Manager/Engineer of any issue that has the potential to cause change or growth to any area of the project of study, in comparison to the original design intent / deliverables required.
  • Production of cost effective engineering solutions that are fit for purpose, safe and add value to both PD&MS and the Client.  Motivation of discipline personnel to do similarly.
  • Ensuring operational and maintenance issues are addressed in the design.  Seeking input from operations and maintenance personnel and, if beneficial, carrying out presentations to site personnel of changes to their installation.
  • Surveys, both onshore and offshore, to determine information to allow execution of workscopes.
  • Monitoring progress of work and achieving completion within the agreed schedule and budget.  Reporting progress as per PD&MS systems and procedures.
  • Forward planning of resources and timely identification of changes to resource requirements to the Department Head.

Competency Standards

  • BSc in relevant Engineering Discipline
  • Chartered Engineer status
  • Significant, demonstrable experience in Detailed Design Engineering and Engineering Checking/Approval
  • Detailed understanding 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
  • Survival BOSIET/FOET with CA-EBS
  • MIST
  • Experience in management and developing others
  • Thorough knowledge of drilling rig equipment and systems
  • Demonstrable understanding of drilling operations and maintenance activities
  • Excellent written and spoken English

Short Info

  • Published:6 days ago
  • Job poster:PD&MS Group
  • Experience: Mid-Senior Level
  • Location:Aberdeen
  • Type: Contract
  • Salary:Negotiable
  • Application Deadline:01-08-2019