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Senior Piping Engineer

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
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A client of ours is in need of a 'Senior Piping Engineer'' on a contract basis. Operating in a technical, challenging and diverse environment the role will involve working with various diverse engineering projects.
The role will be responsible for manifold piping design and procurement support scopes supporting work on tenders and live projects.

What the role entails:
•Plan, detail and review technical documentation relating to subsea piping and mechanical systems' construction and installation
•Design and detailing in accordance with acknowledged industry Codes, Standards and Design Guides, Client Specifications and Scopes of Work
•Production and checking of design documentation including feasibility reports, detailed design reports, construction drawings, design specifications, material take-offs, weight control calculations, etc
•Provide input to, check and approve manifold pipe work and tie-in general arrangement and isometric drawings
•Production of pipe work and fittings specifications
•Production of specifications and data sheet for subsea valves in accordance with API 6A or ISO 14723
•Package engineering and management of large valve and pipe fitting packages
•Provide mechanical and integrity calculations for piping and equipment, including pipe work stress analysis utilising CAESAR or similar software
•Coordinate pipe work and mechanical engineering support to the execution of multidiscipline projects in line with defined budget and schedule
•Liaise with associated subsea related disciplines and understand the interfaces within a project
•Provide piping engineering assistance during occasional periods of offshore or site working
•Provide piping engineering support to Business Acquisition and FEED study execution
•Train/mentor junior and Graduate Engineers

Key attributes:
•An extensive subsea piping & mechanical track record in coordinating manifold / subsea / towhead piping design teams (multi inter-disciple engineering/ extensive multi-component MTOs/ procurement & vendor selection support) as an integral part of a large project team
•Integration & detailed/ expert engineering knowledge of subsea piping HPHT subsea systems/ piping connection systems/ cold flow/ subsea factory/ pumps/ compressors/ separators/ subsea electrical integration/ flow-meters/ valves etc
•Detailed/ expert engineering knowledge of all the major subsea equipment suppliers & integrating components together from multiple suppliers
•Key Specific engineering expertise & vendor knowledge of the piping components - various forgings/ connectors/ flanges/ pulled bends/ small & large bore valves/ fittings/ seals & gaskets - supplied to the subsea Oil & Gas market
•Extensive experience in the modular layouts/ pipe stress analysis and valve specification requirements for subsea piping towhead/ manifold systems and rigid riser/ tie-in pipe work
•Chartered or approaching Chartered Engineer status
•Engineering knowledge of single bore & multi-bore hub connectors & associated subsea tie-in systems (flow-lines/ risers etc.) within the market
•Take full responsibility for datasheets/ specifications/ scope of work for piping components
•Extensive & in-depth knowledge of all subsea codes/ specs/ standards
•Awareness & engineering knowledge of subsea mechanical equipment which is being developed
•Suitable skills & understanding of the cost / schedule of all the major piping components for contributing to FEEDs/ projects etc
•Bring knowledge & expertise to all the engineering/ cost reduction initiatives within the subsea Oil & Gas sector

Qualifications and Education:
•Degree educated (BEng/ MEng/ Phd) in relevant engineering discipline is desirable but consideration will be given to those with extensive proven experience within a similar role
•Chartered or approaching Chartered Engineer status
Technical (including IT):
•Manage interfaces within a project structure, including other disciplines, drawing office, document control, project management, client and suppliers is essential
•Strong interpersonal skills
•Ability to prioritise own workload, manage time accordingly and inform team members where constraints will affect a project in terms of programme or budget is essential
•Good organisational skills and smart working methods is essential
Managerial Experience:
•Ability to lead and function within a design team and across multiple projects is essential
Travel Requirements:
•Flexibility to travel to other sites nationally and internationally
• Aberdeen
• Competitive

If interested apply now!

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