Role Summary

Own the competence and capability of the discipline team; the process of design and engineering, whilst providing full accountability for the smooth running and engineering delivery of discipline


·         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 responsibility 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 third-party input / PD&MS Consult input is identified and planned for 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 for all departmental work

·         Overall technical authority for department

·         Overall 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

·         Representation 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, responsible 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 source work if possible to do so

·         Review personnel performance, competency and work ethic and action accordingly

Competency Standards

  • BSc in relevant Engineering Discipline
  • Chartered Engineering Status preferred
  • Significant, demonstrable experience in Detailed Design Engineering and Engineering Checking/Approval
  • Understanding of all Engineering disciplines
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of relevant Oil & Gas Industry Codes and Standards
  • Understand the application of Autodesk Design products
  • Experience in managing and developing others

Role Summary

If you would like to find out more about being part of the dynamic team here at PD&MS Group, please have a look at what it’s like working for us.

If you would like to be considered for any future openings with PD&MS Group and there’s not a current vacancy available which suits your current skills and experience, please upload your cv.

PD&MS Group is committed to equal opportunities in the recruitment and selection processes and subsequent career progression. Applications are welcome from all EU residents and those able to attain the necessary visas for working in the UK.

PD&MS Group does not support visa applications.