• Field Engineering Liaison & Interface Manager

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    Please note that the successful candidate for this vacancy must either currently be based in France or be aware there are no relocation expenses available to support.


    "Veuillez noter qu’il est préférable que le candidat soit déjà basé en France ou qu'il soit bien clair pour lui qu'il n'y a pas d'indemnités de déménagement disponibles."


    Wood is recruiting for a Field Engineering & Interface Manager to work on the ITER project based in the South of France.

    ►     Takes direction from and interacts directly with the CMA Construction Preparation Manager, and works together with Construction Work Pack Preparation Manager and Configuration Management Manager

    ►     Support timely approval by IO of CMA deliverables according to Field Engineering, Interface and Workface Planning functional inputs

    ►     Form strong relationships with the IO client and CMA teams

    ►     Focus on safety, delivery, value for money and value creation activities




    ►     Responsible for preparation of the constructability review outputs from CMA to IO (e.g. supports to IO in constructability review workshops/meetings, Final Design Reviews)

    ►     Liaison/coordination of construction preparation activities with Completions, Construction and Engineering and other CMA and IO functions as follows

    o   Supports the contribution of technical tender package reviews

    o   Supports/interfaces with IO (including engineering) to define EWPs requirements (e.g. expected document types, EWP content, format, structure, scope coverage) and suitability for SmartPlant suite

    o   Addresses significant/recurrent issues escalated from the Construction teams and Completions for continuous improvement in construction preparation activities

    o   Contribution to the Construction Readiness Reviews including assessment of EWPs/CWPs/IWPs and Interfaces

    ►     As-constructed dossier assessment:

    o   Support Quality, Supervision and Configuration Control teams in the review of as-constructed document dossiers (content, NCRs/DRs/FCRs, formatting)

    o   Address construction feedback from implementing CWP's/IWP’s and support continuous improvement in Construction Preparations (EWPs – IO, CWPs- CMA, IWPs-Contractor)

    ►     Overall management of the Requests for Information (RFI's) process and capture/escalate lessons learnt.

    ►     Handling other site queries as required (e.g. analysis/summary of significant quality issues – DRs/NCRs)

    ►     CMA point of contact for the SmartPlant suite:

    o   Gathers CMA and contractors’ main recommendations and escalate to the IO for deployment of new modules and maintenance of existing ones

    o   Supports (as required and in a certain extent) solving day to day issues raised by CMA and Contractors users and/or routes to the right points of contact.


    ►     Form strong relationships with the CMA Planning Team, Construction Team, H&S Team, Coordination teams with respect to the planning of the interfaces

    ►     Contribute (on request) to the update of the significant interfaces and scope allocation issues during the construction tender process

    ►     As required, contribute to the Construction Preparation activities regarding the planning from the interface point of view of the work and logistic in the ITER Site

    o   Provide recommendations during constructability reviews and Final Design Reviews for optimizing interfaces

    o   Supports the review of the EWP content and organize inputs for CWP from an interface perspective, including technical and contractual interfaces and scope boundaries, and schedule interfaces to support the planning function and CWP preparation author.

    o   Organize proposals for construction sequence optimization against interfaces issues

    o   Support the review of IWP’s relevant data, including access plans, IWP schedule from scope/interface perspective; review of IWP physical interfaces and contractor shared resources including lifting, handling, scaffolding and access.

    o   Provide inputs during the Construction Readiness Reviews from an interface perspective

    ►     In liaison with Supervision/Coordination teams, supports the re-configuration of the interfaces during construction execution:

    o   Manages the RFIs related to interface issues to address significant coactivity issues, conflicting requirements

    ►     Organize &/or contribute the interface / integration cell meetings and follow-up of actions, as required

    ►     Support client development of 4D planning, as required

    Compétences / Qualifications

    Fluent in English, with additional French preferred.

    Very organized and structured

    Clear ability to lead

    Work experience internationally or in multi-cultural environments, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and creative solution and problem-solving skills

    Capability to understand and fulfil customer needs (that may be expressed either formally or informally) in order to obtain full client satisfaction, within a context that is contractually acceptable to the JV



    Ability to interact (conversant) with multiple disciplines & function representatives (e.g. schedule, mechanical, QC, piping, EIC) and to provide relevant technical input from his/her area of knowledge


    Program and project management including engineering data planning


    Experience in managing contractors in a large-scale project environment (in particular to address interface issues)


    Ability to conduct lessons learnt and/or trend analysis from a complex set of data


    Ability to analyse complex situation/conflicts and to conduct negotiation with multiple stakeholders resulting on optimized and consensual solutions


    Ability to pre-assess technical queries and collate answer(s) from the relevant parties


    Planning and management of project gates/milestones meetings (Design &/or constructability reviews, readiness reviews, interface meetings)


    Ability to interact with IT people for the development and improvement of Software solutions (e.g. needs expression, testing)




    Conversant with the requirements for nuclear equipment and plants in France (e.g. INB Order, RCC-MR, ESPN…)


    Conversant with the key codes and standards that relates to construction techniques associated to physical interfaces (e.g. Tolerances - ISO 14638:2015, Welding codes and standards, EIC connections …)


    Conversant with the key HSE regulation and guides that governs interface/co-activity management (e.g. Decree No. 94-1159 26-12-1994, INRS Guides…)


    Understanding of planning principles and familiarity with 4D planning for interface management


    Practical experience with the SmartPlant Foundation suite of modules e.g. SmartPlant Owners Operators (SPO), SmartPlant Systems Completions (SPO SC), SmartPlant Construction (SPC), SmartPlant Materials (SPMat) or equivalent system



    Présentation de l'entreprise / Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


    Engagement pour la diversité

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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