Project Engineer

Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
18 Oct 2019
17 Nov 2019
Oil and Gas
Skilled Trades
Contract Type
Full Time
Claxton is a part of the Acteon Group of subsea services businesses. We combine experienced Project Engineering and fast track Design and R&D capability with huge inventory of rapid call off tooling, to deliver to our clients. .

Across a vast array of drilling riser systems, well abandonment equipment and structures, Claxton delivers pragmatic, safe reliable solutions to the operating challenges faced by our clients. We have a Global team with a singular mission, to make our clients projects happen.

We offer attractive remuneration packages and the chance to work on a wide variety of projects, products and services all around the world.

Due to promotion, Claxton is seeking experienced project engineers to join our projects team to meet the growing needs of the business. If you feel you have the requisite skills and experience to work in a fast paced environment, on a variety of projects, coordinating technical, commercial, quality elements of projects as well as the administrative elements of the role, please complete the on-line application form and attach your CV and we will get back to you as soon as possible.


Fulfilment of Project Management duties in respect of assigned projects in a pro-active manner, including regular interface with clients, colleagues and other contractors
Clarifying scope and estimates with sales team during project hand-overs, revising as necessary and when accepted, controlling/monitoring costs and revenues to achieve target profitability of projects.
Preparation of comprehensive programmes of work and equipment lists for assigned projects
Responsibility for delivery of the products and services to clients on time, on quality and on cost for allocated projects
Liaison with Claxton sales team to identify and respond to sales opportunities, assisting where required with preparation of bids and quotations for potential projects
Preparation of variation requests for ongoing active projects
Control and management of all commercial and technical aspects of assigned Projects
Preparation of Job Travellers for workshop activities to ensure all equipment and tooling is assembled / prepared to meet the scope of supply and time demands of the project, detailing all consumables / parts required such that Onshore Operations ensure these are available in sufficient time
Selection of the correct tools/equipment to fulfil operational requirements with the assistance of the Technical Director and Offshore Operations Manager
Completion of all database / project process / technical reports / minutes of meeting documentation as per Company's IMS procedures
Liaising with Product Leaders to ensure all calculations are carried out to verify the suitability of procedures and equipment proposed to be used
Monitoring/managing project performance and highlighting problem areas in good time to the Projects Manager
Ensure all QA/ HSE and personnel issues that have been considered relevant to each project are fulfilled and completed
Attendance to client meetings regarding project progress
Attendance offshore to supervise and assure project execution and fulfilment
Be responsible for out of hour's calls on an 'as and when required' basis following a Claxton on call rota system
Any other relevant work/projects as may be assigned by the Management team from time to time

Required Skills
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and a keen attention to detail
  • The ability to communicate clearly and concisely with diverse audiences
  • Good interpersonal skills for liaising with both colleagues and clients
  • The skills to prepare and deliver effective presentations
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office, eg, Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience of using Microsoft Projects and MathCAD would be advantageous (but not essential)

Personal qualities:-
  • Must possess self-belief, confidence and an aptitude to learn rapidly
  • Good team player
  • Is driven to deliver results and be a completer finisher
  • Adaptable in an ever changing environment
Required Experience
  • Degree standard of education desirable, minimal qualification level HNC/HND or 3 years experience working in similar role
  • Demonstrable experience in project management principles, practices and ISO9001 procedures
  • Previous oil & gas industry experience commensurate with the job requirements, including managing/supervising projects/personnel both onshore and offshore
  • Experienced in producing equipment lists and technical programs of work

Knowledge required:-
  • Exceptional knowledge of working with budgets, schedules, quality and strict deadlines
  • Exceptional knowledge of working with Health & Safety, Safe Systems of Work and legal regulations

Key criteria that applicants should have before applying for these positions:-
  • The ability to travel overseas and work for short periods of time offshore
  • The ability to undertake on-call duties
  • A valid passport
  • A full UK driving licence
  • Preferably have offshore survival and medical certification

Job Location Claxton Engineering - Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, United Kingdom Position Type Full-Time/Regular