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Senior Integrity Engineer - Pipelines

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/07/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Piping Engineer to become an integral part of a dynamic team at Perenco where you will be actively supporting the specific goal of ensuring Perenco UK's pipeline assets remain fit for purpose until the projected end of field life dates.

You will be responsible for the engineering assessment, management, development and implementation of pipeline integrity management systems for Perenco's offshore and onshore pipelines and riser network. The role requires a detailed understanding of offshore pipeline engineering, immediate recognition of defects & anomalies, ability to engineer remedial actions as necessary. It also requires engineering working knowledge of corrosion issues together with pipeline corrosion modelling and corrosion inhibition.
This position is primarily based in our Norwich office with the requirement to travel to our offshore operational sites on a regular basis.

Key responsibilities include

 Lead the development, review and update of pipeline and riser integrity management systems
 Continual development of risk based inspection strategies. Manage inspection cycle activities from scope agreement, technique selection, supplier selection, contract strategy, safety reviews, mobilisation, data acquisition monitoring & receipt & distribution of deliverables
 Fulfil the role of Competent Pipeline Person under Perenco's Pipeline Integrity Management Strategy (PIMS)
 Regulatory - HSE liaison for technical discussion, audits and any consents and licences for new and existing facilities
 Review pipeline inspection & maintenance strategies regularly in terms of alignment with field life expectations of PUK infrastructure
 Carry out pipeline fitness for service assessments based on measured or predicted defects
 Manage and review the approval of external studies by specialist contractors
 Manage the work of the outsourced pipeline engineers on behalf of Perenco UK, as required
 Manage costs by controlling spending and promoting a challenging cost culture to ensure we get value from suppliers and contractors
 Preparation of annual pipeline integrity summary including 3rd party activities, providing an overall fitness for service statement
 Management of subsea contractors activities, check and review workscopes and final reports
 Act as liaison point & primary contact for new developments which involve pipeline design / build / commissioning & associated subsea activities
 Support offshore/onshore in assessing day-to-day safety issues. Required deliverables include auditable input into isolation reviews, risk assessments and incident investigations, where necessary

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
Experience / Qualifications
 We are seeking an individual qualified to Chartered Engineer level or working towards


At least 8 years' experience in energy related industry, with 5 years direct supervisory
involvement in pipeline inspection, integrity management, construction and/or repair and
 Contractual experience including scoping, safety reviews, mobilisation and performance
management are also essential for this role.


At Perenco we value and reward our people, offering competitive salaries and a wide range of
benefits including:

Discretionary Bonus
 Private Medical Insurance
 Flexible Benefit Allowance
 Life Assurance
 Excellent Pension Provision

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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