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Senior Principal Project Engineer

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India



Ensure that the content and objective of the Health, Safety, Security, Environmental and Sustainability Policies (HSSE&S) and Quality Policy and the Information Security policies are implemented and understood by all supervised staff.
Coordination of the engineering activities across the whole Project.3. Delivery of Project Engineering scope of work for whole Project to schedule and compliant to Wood WIEPPL and Project quality requirements.
Project Engineering team performance, ensuring each member of the Project Engineering team is delivering according to their job description and the correct application of WIEPPL quality system as it relates to Project Engineering.
Deputise for Engineering Manager and undertake planned Engineering Manager responsibilities where authority is appropriately delegated.
Review progress regularly with Lead Discipline Engineers and Area Project Engineers, understand key issues preventing progress and assist in resolving these issues.
Appraise Project Engineering Manager of all issues impacting on quality and key issues affecting progress.
Overall responsibility for P&ID production across all areas. Coordinate Engineering change management activities across the whole Project.
Generate Project specific procedures and instructions relating to Project Engineering. Review and approve subcontract requisitions.
Arrange and chair overall plot plan review. Ensure that notes and actions from this review are taken and issued promptly.
Arrange and chair weekly Project Engineering meeting. Ensure that notes and actions from these meetings are taken and issued promptly.
Attend weekly Lead Engineer’s meeting, Mechanical Design Review, Constructability Review.
Setup and update of Document Management System for Project Engineering.
Coordinate Engineering input to document distribution matrix and ensure matrix is regularly reviewed and updated.
Identify filing systems requirements and ensure these are properly documented.
Coordinate the capture of all engineering lessons learned ensuring that these are submitted into the Company system for corporate review.
Monitor status of actions arising from QA and discipline audits and expedite their closure where required.
Assess individual performance and identify training requirements. Perform staff appraisals when requested.
Approve holiday requests and manage absences to ensure no delay to Project schedule.
Produce project close out report for Project Engineering activities and Set-up / agreement for line lists etc. content and layout.


1.A minimum of 15 years of experience in Engineering environment with lead role for 5 years in discipline project execution (Essential).
2. Ability to lead medium teams in a multi-discipline task force-based engineering / lumpsum services environment.
3. Proven expertise in FEED and EPC Engineering execution including Field Engineering in Project execution (Desirable).
4. Expertise in Design Reviews (Desirable).

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