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Pipeline Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/11/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
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.

* 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 7 years of oil and gas experience.
* Robust experience in business and project planning.
* A minimum of 3 years' experience in dealing with front end project delivery.
* Strong experience of working with sub-surface disciplines.
* Requires strong knowledge of offshore facilities, and offshore facilities project delivery and awareness of worldwide practices, successes, failures and technical benchmarks.
* Strong 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

Scope of Work specific to this Assignment:
Tasks and Responsibilities
* Conduct routine fitness-for-service analysis of fracture and fatigue
* Assure accurate and timely communication in a dynamic environment

Required Proficiency
* The applicant must have a Bachelor or Master degree in Mechanical Engineering, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Civil Engineering, Material Science, Aerospace Engineering or other related scientific/engineering disciplines
* At least two year experience related to pipeline industry
* Strong solid mechanics and engineering critical assessment background
* Analytical skill of basic fracture mechanics and fatigue analysis is a must. Finite element experience is ideal but not necessary.
* Demonstrated programming skills with VBA and other languages
* Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment

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