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  • Job reference: RMS0211969

Piping Technical Authority

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/06/2019
  • Duration: 12 - 24 months
  • Time left:
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    (22/07/19)
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The Role:
This position is responsible for all piping issues within the clients Southern North Sea operation. This will include piping design approval, maintaining piping integrity on all assets, ensuring regulatory compliance and management of clients piping design standards and specifications. You will also be required to provide leadership and guidance to piping engineers and designers.

This role is primarily based in our Norwich office with the requirement to travel to our offshore operational sites on a regular basis.

Key responsibilities include:

* Preparation, checking and approval of piping engineering work scopes and documents in line with client standards and procedures
* Analysis and rectification of piping problems and issues
* Assessment of all piping work scopes for PED compliance
* Generation and review of PED Technical Design Files
* Stress Analysis of existing and new piping designs
* Undertake piping stress calculations to ensure piping designs are fit for purpose
* Compliance with all statutory and legislative requirements
* Compliance with all appropriate codes of practice and standards, including all client specifications
* Technical review of client Operations Management of Change (MOC) proposals
* Liaise and advise other disciplines and departments both on and offshore on piping issues
* Liaise with 3rd party design houses for all outsourced piping projects.
* Prepare and review MTO's and purchase MSR's prior to procurement
* Complete site surveys both on and offshore as and when required.
* Preparation of CAD piping design 3D models and isometrics.
* Preparation of construction work packs and GOC.
* Review and checking of piping design engineer's 3D models, isometrics and work packs.
* Maintenance of client Piping Classes and PMA's.

Safety Critical Tasks:

There are a number of Safety Critical Tasks that you will be made aware of and systems you will be required to competently operate.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience / Qualifications:

* Minimum HNC or HND in Mechanical Engineering, degree preferable in addition to professional registration and a member of an appropriate institution.
* Minimum of 10 years' experience working on mature onshore and offshore oil and gas assets. A sound grounding and understanding of process piping design codes ASME B31.3 and PD 8010 is also a requirement.
* Excellent communications skills and the ability to work in a team environment.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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