Airswift has been tasked by one of our major Upstream clients to seek a CFT Lead to work in Houston, TX for a 4-month contract position.
The Call For Tender (CFT) Lead reports to the Upstream EPCI Manager and is accountable for the development of the Call For Tender Package to be developed which will address a scope related to the Fabrication, Transportation, and Installation of the Mozambique LNG offshore infrastructure.
- The Contract has an approximate value of circa 1 Bn USD. The scope of the infrastructure to be fabricated and installed under the contract can be summarized as; export pipelines (gas, 22in rigid pipelines), Service lines (MEG, 8in and 6in rigid pipelines), rigid jumpers, flexible jumpers, manifolds (and piles), umbilicals, PLETs / ILTs structures (and foundations), sleepers, mattresses, flying leads and flexible pipe jumpers.
- The CFT Lead will manage a small team compiling the Call For Tender documentation, the team will be composed of a Contracts Engineer and CFT Project Engineer. Major elements of the work will be ensuring delivery of the CFT documentation to the schedule, the leadership of both the CFT Team and existing EPCI Team members, writing of the Scope of Work Exhibit A, and critical review of the CFT documentation to ensure coherency and consistency.
- Manage the development of the CFT documentation and the CFT Team.
- Assume ultimate responsibility toward the Upstream EPCI Manager for the development of the CFT documents.
- Monitor and manage input from all involved stakeholders.
- Prepare the Scope of Work Exhibit A and other discrete elements of CFT documentation as required.
- Establish an accurately defined schedule for all phases of CFT documentation development and ensure this remains up to date.
- Ensure appropriate processes/ways of working are established and implemented appropriately to the work activities being undertaken.
- Bring to the earliest attention of EPCI Manager issues which present a significant threat to the development of the CFT documents or the scope of eth Contract and offer mitigating measures/work plans.
- Represent the CFT Team at meetings and briefings where necessary.
- Provide reporting function towards EPCI Manager for the CFT documentation development, including tracking of work progress.
- Attend, contribute to and lead CFT development meetings.
- Develop and implement a QC system and any required checklists to ensure the quality of the CFT documentation.
- Ensure that the lessons learned in phase 1 of the project are incorporated into the documentation.
- Safe and on-time development of the CFT documentation package
- Ensure compliance with Company Technical, Quality, and HSE requirements within all work activities.
Context and Environment
- Mozambique LNG is a subsea (1,400m) to shore dry gas field development located in the northern part of Mozambique close to the Tanzania border.
- The subsea field will be developed via 18 subsea wells (7in Vertical Subsea Trees), seven four slot production manifolds with associated foundations, one MEG manifold, three 22in trunk lines (approximately 120km total length), one 6in and one 8in MEG lines (approximately 40km length each), eighteen 10in in-field flowlines (825 Alloy clad) with associated, two 4in in-field MEG lines, associated ILTs and FLETs for all pipelines and flowlines 25 control modules for trees and manifolds, fours subsea routers, four onshore umbilicals, two main tie-back umbilicals (approximately 80km total length), five in-field umbilicals, twelve UTA assemblies, one hundred and eighty nine electro hydraulic flying leads, forty eight 10in flexible jumpers, rigid jumpers and spools (16in and 22in).
- Minimum of 15 years of experience in the management of large-scale EPCI contracts with offshore pipeline / SURF type work scopes and proven team leadership/management skill set.
- Mandatory experience with full CFT process from preparation to execution.
- Extensive experience in technical and commercial issues on offshore EPCI and T&I contracts.
- Minimum of 20 years of relevant track record in pipeline / SURF installation and pre-commissioning activities.
- Previous deep experience with the execution of subsea engineering and installation projects.
- Ability to get along well with others in an international / multi-cultural environment and take a pragmatic approach to problem-solving situations.
- Ability to multi-task and work as part of a small and flexible team.
- Fluid communicator capable to represent the project in front of third parties and other stakeholders in a professional and organized manner.
- A bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent is required with civil or mechanical engineering specialism preferred.