Operations Engineer

Job Responsibilities

    • Installation Vessels Mobilisation/Interim Mobilisation & Demobilisation Preparation,
    • Interfacing with Suresnes Operations Engineers dedicated to vessels;
    • Ensuring that latest version of the drawings is available to the team, in charge of CB’s & / or supply vessels load-out activities;
    • Ensuring that cargo barges / or supply vessels are prepared in accordance with Engineering & transportation plan and ready prior to load-out operations. This relates to the required ballast configuration, presence of operational equipment such as surfer ladder, mooring ropes, gangway and condition of the deck;
    • Interface with seafastening & ballasting subcontractor for readiness of cargo barges;
    • Ensure sufficient resources & services are available to execute the load-out on time and recording all provided resources on a daily basis for cost reconciliation;
    • Ensures that the offshore spreads are prepared and ready for offshore operations with a particular attention to certification, bridging documentations, readinesss check list;
    • Control all equipment/material on the stacking area are adequately segregated and stored; Ensure equipment/material is well delivered to yard coordination with Project Material Trackers
    • Assists project installation engineers, Field engineers for vessel readiness and mobilization activities. Ensures project equipment is mobilized in an efficient and timely manner;


The Operations Engineer duties include but not limited to :


  • Share the below activities with the dedicated project and operations engineer bring his support and knowledge of the infrastructures present in Country;
  • Prepare the daily operations report based on the progress of work;
  • Review the load-out procedures produced by the installation engineers and portcall management plans prepared by office operations engineers;
  • Verifying rigging certificates;
  • Develop and issues requisition for the supply of operations & logistic dedicated equipment;
  • Attending of HIRA meetings for all load outs;
  • Monitor readiness of cargo barges / or supply vessels and equipment for all of them;
  • Execute any specific mobilization activities, including eventaully development of procedures, task plan, as instructed;
  • Check all seafastenings are to spec;
  • Assist in the co-ordination of the logistic support activities, (Freight forwarding, Shipping, OPL), through the in-country logistic organisation;
  • Ensure CBs are ballasted as per ballast plan and hatches are replaced following ballasting;
  • Ensure that all work performed complies with the requirements of the Project and is carried out in accordance with the rules and the methods of the Group;
  • Ensure that all aspects of project Safety, Health & Quality are implemented on each of the Onshore work sites under his responsibility and report to Project’s HSE orgnisation as necessary;
  • Assist with Manifest preparation and define associated loadout sequence based on vessel needs;
  • Coordinate offloading activities when receiving goods from installation vessel or Supplu vessel. Check consistency of manifest issued by vessel;
  • Coordinate the arrival and departure of supply vessels and CB’s with Port Capt.;




  • Commercial: N/A.
  • Functional: As delegated by Project Operations Manager.


  • Minimum of 5 years' experience Engineering within the oil and gas industry
  • Some experience in large projects, in particular Logistic Support, Mobilisations and Field Engineering,
  • Skilled in co-ordination of support Services, subcontractors,
  • An experience in Steel fabrication, yard or other will be appreciated,
  • Fluent in English.
  • AutoCAD basic skills
  • MS Office
Job location

Luanda, Angola