Marine Engineer

Seattle, WA 98504

Posted: 11/17/2023 Job Category: Manufacturing Job Number: 179153 Pay Rate: $70.00 - $80.00

Job Description

Alaska Overview
Alaska s largest crude oil producer and largest owner of exploration leases, with approximately 1.2 million net undeveloped acres at year-end 2022. The company produced an average of 200 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2022. Company has major ownership interests in two of North America s largest legacy conventional oil fields, both located on Alaska s North Slope: Kuparuk, which the company operates, and Prudhoe Bay. Additionally, Company operates several fields on the Western North Slope. The company has an ownership interest in the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) and owns/operates the Polar Tankers fleet.

Located on Alaska s North Slope in the National Petroleum Reserve (NPR-A), the Willow project is estimated to produce 180, 000 barrels of oil per day at its peak. During construction, Willow is expected to create around 2, 500 jobs, with a majority of labor provided by union workers. The development is estimated to create 300 permanent jobs. The economic impact of the Willow project will be sizable. According to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) estimates, Willow could generate between $8 billion and $17 billion in new revenue for the federal government, the state of Alaska, the North Slope Borough, and local communities. The initial phase of Willow development will include a new Willow Central Processing Facility (WCF), three drill sites, pipelines, roads, bridges and supporting infrastructure. Learn more about the Willow project.

The Willow Marine Transport Technical Lead will be based at the Willow Project selected Marine Contractors offices in Seattle, WA -USA (Foss Maritime Company) and will lead the technical oversight of all selected Marine assets for the 2027 Marine Module Transport, including close participation with the Marine transport team (Project and CoP Global Marine) for the preparation and planning of all fabricated modules and components from the sealift fabrication location at Ingleside, Texas to the North Slope Dock face. Working closely with the on-land Construction Supervisor to the Willow 12-acre pad staging area. Fabricated components include sealifted process modules and ship loose items. The Willow Marine Transportation Lead shall be the main contact for any technical issues with the selected Sealift Logistics Contractor(s) and oversee the engineering and transportation execution work for the 2027 transport. In addition, the Willow Marine Transportation Lead is expected to evaluate all project deliverables established by the Engineering and Procurement, Fabrication and as relevant for load out and marine transport in order to ensure smooth and timely transportation between Fabricator and Oliktok dock/12-acre pad. The Willow Marine Transportation Lead shall be a key interface between the Willow Project Team and relevant Engineering, Fabrication, Construction and Logistics contractor(s) to ensure designs and transportation plans are consistent with Willow Project objectives.
A maximum of 12 Tugs and 12 Barges could be selected to execute the Marine Module transport.

The Marine Transport Technical Lead will report to the Willow Marine Delivery Manager, based in Houston, TX

Your responsibilities may include:

Provide overall Marine leadership to the Willow Team including definition of Marine Policies, Procedures, and Requirements for the project.
Provide oversight at the Marine Transportation Contractor to ensure the successful development and execution of transportation plans and schedules in alignment with the project schedule.
Ensure project conformance to Marine rules, regulations, international standards, and good industry practice, and that they are implemented in the project.
Lead Project engagement with Company Marine Assurance team for terminals and vessels
Provide key interface with engineering, fabrication, construction, and logistics contractors to develop the most cost effective and efficient means of transporting Project equipment, material, and fabricated components.
Interface with Company and Contractors to develop marine HSE plans including medical and spill response.
Review and provide comments on the engineering design, specifically with regards to component design, weight, and dimension for alignment with the marine transportation plan.
Assist in the development and/or review of project transportation studies and scenarios to evaluate transportation options.
Responsible for project deliverables for all marine module transport scope, ensure compliance with CPMS, Global Marine and other Company and external requirements.
Support the development of contract strategies for Transportation of all fabricated components.
Monitor progress, manpower, and budget regarding module transport scope
Participate in project planning, risking and contract strategy processes.
Support the development of transportation and fabrication schedules and review contractor/vendor schedules for alignment with key project dates.
Actively promote Company knowledge sharing; apply best practices, synergies, and lessons learned from other projects and operations.
Attend inter-discipline technical meetings and participate in the risk management process.
Ensures environmental requirements are protected and incorporated into project plans.

Basic / Required:
Bachelor s degree or higher in Engineering or related field or foreign equivalent
10 plus years of marine transport, projects / engineering experience in oil and gas industry
Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to travel up to 10% of the time on an annual basis.
5 plus years experience transporting large, fabricated components on land and water.
5 plus years experience with Arctic North Slope facilities and projects
5 plus years experience with Company s Capital Projects Management System (CPMS)
Advanced level technical competence and understanding of unique Alaska transportation and fabrication requirements.
Advanced level multi-tasking skills with ability to manage multiple ongoing activities.
Demonstrated performance as part of a team working on a large project and interfacing with other project leadership.
Listens actively and invites dialogue for shared understanding, then influences and acts to drive performance and achieve results.
Builds strong relationships based on trust and seeks collaboration across organizational boundaries to achieve goals.
Drives thoughtful and pragmatic change, encourages innovative thinking and continuous improvement, and models adaptability through resourcefulness, flexibility, and positivity.
Continuously demonstrates strong SPIRIT values.

Work Schedule:

5-40 Schedule (8Hr Days) - 5 days on / 2 days off

Pay Range:
The pay range for this position is $70.00 - $80.00 per hour; however, the pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This pay information is being provided pursuant to applicable law and is based in part on market location.


The benefits available with this position include:

  1. Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)

  2. Continuous Employment Development and Learning

  3. Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement

  4. 401K

  5. Aetna Group Medical Coverage & Kaiser for California only

  6. Dental Insurance Coverage

  7. Vision Insurance Coverage

  8. Basic Life Insurance & AD&D

  9. Long Term Disability

  10. Voluntary Short-Term Disability

  11. Direct Deposit

  12. Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

Cenergy is a dynamic, diverse, woman-owned company that has provided stellar support to our clients globally for over 25 years! We hire extraordinary people, and each of our team members are encouraged to embody our core values to drive innovation and own it with integrity and trust while adding to our positive and forward-thinking atmosphere.

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