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Pipeline Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: The Woodlands, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/01/2019
  • Duration: 10 months
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The Role:
The HCA Field Engineer is responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing integrity assessments and repairs on pipelines. These integrity assessments can be In-line Inspections (ILIs), External Corrosion Direct Assessments (ECDAs), and sometimes hydrostatic tests (hydrotests). HCA Field Engineers serve as the critical link between EMPCo Global Pipeline Integrity and HCA Operations in developing and implementing repair strategies. Field engineers and HCA Operations Technicians work closely with Engineering, Operations, PIEs, and associated contractors to manage assessments.

Evaluate and comment on discipline engineering work performed both internally and by Contractors and sub-contractors to ensure that work is being executed in accordance with Company specifications, company standards, and regulatory requirements. Facilitates effective execution of discipline engineering and design routines that align with the team's goals, objectives, and procedures. Assures accurate and timely communication among the team and other company Functions on discipline engineering activities, progress, and issues. In addition to technical ability, they should demonstrate sound communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills.

* Plan and manage the pipeline and subsea activities in early part of the project phases.
* Provide pipeline engineering inputs.
* Provide technical authority assurance role.
* Define fit for purpose pipeline solutions.
* Lead pipeline feasibility and concept select studies, performing pipeline routing studies, execute hydraulic analyses, perform onshore/offshore pipeline mechanical design including support for material selection, cost estimating and constructability reviews.
* Project Management and supervision of 3rd Party Contractor activities, review, improve and approve Front End Engineering and Design, and Detailed Design documents.
* Assess development risks, including HS&E assessment, and propose mitigation plan.
* Plan and implement assurance process at key stages of the development.
* Support the Business Planning and Work Program and Budget exercise.
* Focus on Standard Solution & New Business Development opportunities from identify stage to Basis for Design.
* Ensure deployment of new technology and drive applications gaining acceptance with the projects/assets leaders.
* 7-10 years of closely related professional experience
* Bachelor's degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering or related engineering specialty or equivalent professional experience
* At least 5 years of oil and gas experience.
* Broad experience in business and project planning.
* Broad experience in dealing with front end project delivery.
* Broad experience of working with sub-surface disciplines.
* Requires broad knowledge of offshore facilities, and offshore facilities project delivery and awareness of worldwide practices, successes, failures and technical benchmarks.
* Broad knowledge of discipline design standards, specifications, codes, and appropriate safety criteria
* Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities
* Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs
* Read, write, and speak fluent English, especially as it applies to technical and business communications

The Company:
The FE is responsible for communicating new or updated HCA location information when discovered through project scoping and development, project implementation, and routine field engineering activities.
The FE is responsible for completing integrity assessments and working with PIEs to identify changes to the Integrity Assessment Schedule.
The FE is responsible for leading portions of the Repair Plan that identify repair methods and execution, including execution of correlation digs for the I

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