Senior Hook-up Engineer


Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Commissioning Engineer / HUC
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Paris, Île-de-France, France


We are looking for an experienced Hook-up Senior Engineer to join our Installation Engineering Department within the AMEC Engineering.

During the project or tender, and during the engineering phase, be the support point for Hook-up activities with other disciplines / departments and be responsible for the delivery of engineering documents related to Hook-up activities. His / her function during offshore activities will depend of skills and certifications.

Responsible of the timely delivery of all technical documents for projects, tenders and internal developments associated to the Hook-up Engineering scope.

Approve Technical documentation from suppliers and/or sub-contractors for the scope he/she is allocated to.


•    Promote safety behavior and safety in design.
•    Promote team Spirit within the project team.
•    Contribute to project Engineering reviews on all subjects associated to (or at the interface with), the Hook-up scope.

Within the scope he/she is allocated to:
•    Deliver project specific Hook-up engineering documents (such as Execution plan, Work pack / Job card, Standard Operating Procedure, Progress procedure, Lift plan,…).
•    Develop/participate Hook-up schedule and sequence.
•    Deliver project specific technical scope of work for Hook-Up services (3rd party) scaffolding, painting, torqueing, NDT, …
•    Prepare and follow-up of Master Document Register and Subcontractor Document Register within project.
•    Responsible for Technical Bid Evaluation and follow-up of sub-contractors.
•    Deliver/Review requisitions for the Hook-up consumable, tools, installation aids required for the execution of the scope of work.
•    Participate and coordinate daily progress meeting offshore, as required.
•    Assist for the preparation and follow-up project changes (red-line process).
•    Prepare/follow up material tracking file from PO to site.
•    Attend to project and discipline meeting.

Engineering Expertise:
Within the scope he/she is allocated to:
•    Have the knowledge of Hook-up Work breakdown structure for multi discipline topsides scope.
•    Be responsible for estimating tasks and sequencing the works.
•    Participate to constructability review.
•    Participate to tendering activities.

Engineering Quality:
Within the scope he/she is allocated to:
•    Ensure work is performed in accordance with the latest HSEQ and engineering Group procedures.
•    Contribute to Project Engineering /Constructability review.
•    Attend and participate to risk assessment.
•    Ensure that technical documents are properly reviewed, checked according to the project quality control plan.


•    Operate within the Business Code of Conduct.
•    Operate according to the clients Management Principles.
•    Support standards and procedures for the Engineering Function.

Within the scope he/she is allocated to:
•    Validate documents produced under his / her responsibility.
•    Act as a mentor for a Junior or Project Engineer as requested.

Commercial / Contractual:
•    Assist supply chain for the evaluation of Hook-up subcontractor (3rd party), Hook-up tooling supplier and preparation of the Subcontract.
•    Assist supply chain for the evaluation of offers.
•    Assist supply management for all items relevant to the subcontract follow up.
•    Highlight changes and potential variation order to Hook-up Lead.


External interfaces mainly with:
•    Client
•    Subcontractors
•    Suppliers
•    Third party and Certifying Authorities

Internal interfaces mainly with
•    Other disciplines within engineering function.
•    Other functions within Operations, SCM, Tendering, HSEQ…function.


Knowledge and Skills:
•    Technical skill in in most of the below:
o    Hook-up scope of work.
o    Job Card preparation.
o    Knowledge in topsides Engineering documentation.
o    Knowledge in piping, structural fabrication, welding,
o    Knowledge in offshore Hook-up construction.
o    Knowledge in pre-commissioning activities.
•    Significant experience in above scope.
•    Significant experience in interface management and process.
•    Personnel Management.
•    Site / offshore scope management.

•    Team player.
•    Active and responsive but remaining rigorous.
•    Willingness for Onshore / Offshore mission.

•    Minimum 10 years in Hook-up preparation and execution.


Office work / Work from Home:
•    3 months for Jacket completion – Scope of work.
Jacket Completion Engineering scope of work
Report to Project Installation Principal Engineer

•    4 months for Topsides Deck completion – Scope of work.
Deck Hook-up Engineering Scope of work
Report to Project Installation Principal Engineer

•    5 months for 2x2000tons Topsides Deck Hook-up incl. bridge, flare boom tie-ins. Hook-up Engineering
Report to Hook-up Lead Engineer

Site mobilization on rotational basis – Africa
•    Fabrication yard for material tracking, bag & tag, punch list and completion of topsides decks. Report to Hook-up Lead Engineer
•    Offshore mobilization to execute Hook-up Report to Hook-up Lead Engineer

With over 90 years’ combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world’s leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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