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Lead EIT Discipline Engineer (Contract 2 years)

Location: Yinson Production, Singapore

Department: Engineering

Line Manager: Engineering Manager


About the Job

This role requires good organizational/coordination skills and management of a mixed team of EIT discipline engineers.  Direct contact with the client and vendors will be necessary.  The principle role of the Lead EIT Discipline Engineer is to:


Job Summary

  • Assist to plan, define, award and manage various Engineering Contractor’s technical deliverables for both basic engineering and detailed design
  • Assist to plan, define and award and manage Package Vendor’s technical deliverables and equipment delivery
  • Assist to plan and define refurbishment & life extension scope of work related to EIT. This activity may involve site inspection of the candidate vessel and existing documentation gathering and cataloguing
  • Ensure compliance with Client basis of design and corporate specifications
  • Prepare, interface with client and maintain a deviation request list with regards to all Client specifications
  • Ensure that all contractors and vendors, and the overall project design meet the contractual, Classification Society and technical requirements related to EIT engineering discipline
  • Responsible for ensuring development and consolidation of EIT-discipline engineering registers/lists, using input from the other disciplines
  • Assist in interface engineering registers, P&IDs, calculations and drawings
  • Ensure compliance with Safety Studies recommendations and best practices
  • Provide technical discipline support to EIT System/E-House Contractor in conjunction with the EIT Package Manager
  • Interface with Operations to define, finalize and support the procurement of 2-year operation and capital where applicable
  • Assist trouble-shooting during construction, mechanical completion, pre-commissioning and commissioning, through to start-up, and including during operating regime
  • Travel as required, including but not limited to shipyards in SE Asia region, China, Middle East region, other Yinson Offices (Oslo, Malaysia), candidate vessels (onshore/offshore), operational production units (offshore) and onshore support bases


Key Competencies:

Commercial Focus        

  • Must be focused on achieving timely and cost-effective results for the project and company
  • Shall be able to converse with client and respond to their queries while protecting the interests of the company
  • Shall be able to converse with and respond to Contractor’s queries while protecting the interests of the Company
  • Shall be able to identify and react to changes in Company’s contractual scope of work
  • Maintain close working relationship with other discipline engineers and package managers
  • Ensure optimized solutions


Functional Know-How

  • Good technical knowledge on discipline-specific codes and standards, Classification Society Rules and be able to converse effectively with experts of all disciplines
  • Good working knowledge of FPSO EIT System all aspects of associated EIT discipline engineering for FPSOs


Interpersonal Effectiveness      

  • Able to work effectively with the project teams, achieve a good working relationship and act in the interests of the company at all times
  • Leader of the EIT Discipline Engineers and advisor to the Package Engineers


Communication & Influence      

  • Shall have excellent verbal and written language skills


Analysis & Problem Solving

  • Shall be able to quickly identify problems and coordinate solutions


Accountability for Results         

  • Shall be self-motivated, proactive and able to take responsibility for own actions
  • Make good technical decisions and ensure that solutions are properly implemented


Personal Development

  • Shall be committed to developing own skill base but also providing support to other people within the company’s project team


Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform as Technical Authority for EIT Discipline Engineering
  • Ensure that project budgets are kept, and life cycle costs to Yinson are minimized and that project schedule is maintained
  • Manage the Engineering Contractors and Equipment Vendors
  • Interact with Client as required
  • Identify and ensure execution of the EIT discipline engineering scope of work in accordance with the legal obligations, contract terms, scope of work, technical requirements and company policy
  • Interact with and support the engineering contractors as required (including Marine Engineering, EIT System Engineering, Topsides Module Engineering, Integration Engineering, LQ Engineering, Shipyard Engineering, etc) and equipment/package vendors
  • Achieving resolution of multi-discipline equipment problems by coordinating with other discipline engineers and project engineering management team
  • Update job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging methodology improvements; and absorbing new practices from clients and partners
  • Engineering problem solving and troubleshooting, even when not directly in own discipline (taking a holistic approach to the project)
  • Coordinate discipline issues between client, contractors, vendors and other relevant parties
  • Interact with non-technical disciplines as required (document control, cost control, planning)
  • Other tasks as requested by the Engineering Manager


Qualifications, Skills & Experiences   

  • Diploma in a technical subject  /  Degree qualified in a technical subject
  • Experienced in EIT Discipline Engineering (10-years)
  • Previous Lead Role for other FPSO contractor


We are a dynamic organization with great customers, an equal-opportunity employer, and a culture where people are valued and empowered to deliver amazing results. We are also growing and looking to hire talented and passionate individuals to join our team!

If you are looking for an international, cross-cultural work experience where you’ll be able to challenge yourself and grow your skills in an open and supportive work environment, then Yinson is the place for you.

Please send your application and resume with current/expected remuneration and references to [email protected]


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