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Topsides Engineer

Vacancy Number: 23893
Location: The Woodlands
Date Posted: July 09, 2019

Our Client is currently in search of a Topsides Engineering Lead to provide topsides engineering support for the Eastern Gulf of Mexico (EGOM) Team on a 6 month renewable contract position in their Woodlands, TX office.

The primary role would be to lead the brownfield project scope on various facilities interfacing with operations, asset team and construction. Such support shall include attending meetings, reviewing drawings, analyzing designs, and representing them as the topsides engineer for several assets in the EGOM area.

Ideally the candidate will have a minimum 10 years of engineering experience associated with topsides / offshore O&G work.

Job Summary
This Topsides Engineer position is located in The Woodlands, TX office.


  • 10 + years of experience working in Facilities Engineering of oilfield operations
  • Experience in offshore operations is preferred.
  • Experience in offshore operations is preferred.
  • Must have HUET Certification
  • Applicant must be able to work in an interdisciplinary team environment, have a highly collaborative work style, be solution driven and be a self-initiator.


  • Work with asset teams to develop safe, efficient and robust oil and gas production platforms.
  • Project work may include design, fabrication and installation of process facilities for brownfield developments.
  • Design work will include - Oil-Gas-Water Separation, Piping Design, Compressors, Pumps, Power Distribution, Gas Dehydration, Water Clarification, Flow Assurance, Control Systems (Pneumatic and PLC’s), Instrumentation, Materials Selection, Structural Design, Cathodic Protection, Bid Specifications and System Integration.
  • Project management including the development of project budgets and schedules.
  • Interface with relevant regulatory agencies.
  • Supervise and witness component construction and Factory Acceptance Testing.
  • Expect to spend Offshore time during planning and installation activities. Work with operations group to define startup procedures.
  • Know how to learn from experiences and know how to celebrate success with all involved.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering


  • 12 Months +

Competentia is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.

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