Modifications Team Lead

Corporate Overview

Aker Solutions is a global provider of products, systems and services to the oil and gas industry. Its engineering, design and technology bring discoveries into production and maximize recovery. The company employs approximately 14,000 people in about 20 countries. Go to for more information on our business, people and values.

Aker Solutions' Production Asset Services team based at Guild Street, Aberdeen, are responsible for engineering and construction delivery to a UKCS operator. We need a talented Project Engineer experienced in topsides modifications to support our services delivery. We are looking for a Modifications Coordinator initially for maternity cover.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • To understand the strategic aspect of the contract/project in order to implement optimum approach
  • Responsible for the delivery of cost estimates and schedule to client as part of the work approval process
  • Satisfactory delivery of the Contract KPI’s as appropriate to allocated modifications work
  • To be responsible for updating contract plans, prioritisation trackers, schedules and progress reports
  • Take day to day responsibility for execution of modifications work on the contract / project
  • To liaise with the Client Facilities / Project Engineers
  • Support & co-ordinate the efforts of all task lead engineers involved in the Contract / Project to assure main responsibilities are met
  • Support the Lead Construction Engineer, to ensure safe and successful offshore implementation achieving cost and schedule delivery
  • Actively promote, through your personal commitment, Aker Solutions’ HSEQ Policies, Principles, Just Care, HSE Mindset, Just Rules, Just Culture and HSE Operating System

Qualifications and Personal Qualities:

  • Educated to degree level - Preferred
  • Member of the Association of Project Management - Preferred
  • Demonstrable contract/project modifications delivery expertise and understanding of all engineering discipline functions
  • A strong understanding of the capabilities of the key engineering systems & tools in operation within the upstream oil & gas industry
  • Management of Large / Medium sized Brownfield modifications within term contracts
  • Demonstrable relevant professional and project management experience within the offshore oil and gas industry
  • Previous experience in a Contract, Project Delivery or a Senior Project Engineering role
  • Leadership of multi-discipline teams within a brownfield modifications environment
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to communicate effectively within the organisation and externally
  • An ability to build strong, effective working relationships across the delivery streams will be essential

We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Good work/life balance
  • Positive work environment with challenging tasks
  • Development opportunities

Contact Us:

NES Advantage is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing services.

For further information please contact: Fiona Currie, Recruitment Consultant: 01224 794336