WS/2809 - Expert Witness - Aviation Fuel Systems

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Expert Witness - Aviation Fuel Systems




Highly Competitive Day Rate


United Arab Emirates Dubai and Remote Working

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The Company is the owner of an oil distribution business, consisting of a civil aviation fuel distribution, storage and delivery system. It is a Jet A1 fuel distribution facility, operating in Dubai. A dispute has arisen and they seek professional assistance. As an expert in civil aviation fuel systems design, you will conduct an investigation, a site visit/inspection, and devise a report setting out what or who is factually the root cause of the issues. Applicants should have proven root cause investigation experience. Previous experience in dispute resolution including arbitration or legal proceedings advantageous – please make sure you specify examples of this experience in your CV.

Technical faults / issues / defects pertaining to the following areas are to be investigated:

a. High Pressure on Fuel Hydrant System Issues:

b. Operational Issues – Pump Tripping, Unwanted Pump Start/Stop, Issue with Flow Control Valve leading FWS element damage Issues

The plan is to investigate and address the issues on their technical merits first, to determine 1) if there is a defect and 2) its factual cause. Thereafter you would work closely with the Company representatives to test the factual root cause in the context of the design and the obligations of the parties (there are numerous project stakeholders, players and participants), and then help the Company, apportion liability contractually, which would in turn inform the Company’s analysis of the sums in dispute.

Some of the works can be completed remotely but it is estimated that you will spend at least 50% of the time in Dubai. Please express your interest and more details will be provided to all shortlisted candidates.

Preferences: The successful candidate will have:
  • A background in civil aviation fuel systems design essential.
  • Previous experience in dispute resolution including arbitration or legal proceedings advantageous.
  • Experienced in operation and operational safety issues essential.
  • Experienced in Jet A1 fuel distribution facility highly desired
  • Preferably has acted as a “Technical Expert”.
  • Proven root cause investigation experience essential.

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Package: A highly competitive Day Rate is of offer dependent on skills and experience.

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2) Please make sure you upload your CV and submit a Cover Letter. Your Cover Letter in support of your application, should outline a) why you feel you may be particularly suited to this position (i.e. relevant skills/experience and education) b) your availability and c) your expected Day Rate
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