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  • Job reference: RMS0105916

Flexibles and Umbilicals Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 15/05/2012
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The Company:
Our Client is an International Company involved in the supply of Energy globally. Their Operations cover Exploration, Production and Downstream and at present they have projects in over 25 Countries worldwide.
In Australia they are involved in one of the Country's largest LNG Projects, including both Gas and Condensate which is currently in FEED (Front End Engineering Design) Stage.

The Role:
The primary objective of this position is to provide support to the Umbilicals, Risers and Flowlines (URF) Group by review and oversight of the URF EPCI Contractors design, testing, manufacture and installation of riser systems, flexibles, umbilicals and associated ancillary equipment throughout execution phase.

Key responsibilities of this position include:

Represent the Client's URF Group in relation to technical issues surrounding flexibles and umbilicals, in conjunction with other senior discipline engineers, at both internal and external meetings.
Assist the Senior Flexibles Engineer and the Senior Umbilicals Engineer as required.
Provide reporting function towards the Senior Flexibles Engineer for all riser systems and flexibles, the Senior Umbilicals Engineer for all umbilicals.
Preparation of the Client's project documentation.
Review and comment internal Client project documentation and external consultant / contractor project documentation.
Become thoroughly conversant with project documentation, specifications and procedures.
Monitor all facets of relevant risers, flexibles and umbilicals work to ensure that project schedule, budget and technical requirements have, as a minimum, been met or improved upon.
Bring to earliest attention of the Senior Flexibles/Umbilicals Engineer any riser, flexibles/umbilicals issues which present a significant threat to the URF Package and offer mitigating measures / work plan.
Ensure development of a cohesive and fit for purpose URF Package engineering related to riser systems, flexibles and umbilicals.
Ensure engineering and design of riser systems to applicable codes and standards.
Ensure manufacture of flexibles and umbilicals to applicable codes, standards and quality requirements.
Participate in Design Review, HAZID / ENVID, Constructability Review workshops etc.
Assist Senior Flexibles / Umbilicals Engineers to resolve riser systems, flexibles and umbilicals related interface issues and technical queries.
Provide technical advice for all aspects of riser system design, flexibles and umbilicals manufacture, installation and pre-commissioning activities.
Anticipate, identify and resolve detailed risers, flexibles and umbilicals technical issues in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
Define, monitor and manage work tasks with external consultants / contractors as required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Tertiary engineering qualifications.
5 - 8 years experience in flexible riser systems design, flexible pipe and/or umbilical design and manufacture, and/or flexibles installation within the oil and gas industry.
Proven track record holding similar position within other projects for the design, manufacture or installation of flexible and/or umbilical riser systems and their components.
Previous experience working in client team on EPCI / EPCM contracts and working with relevant internationally recognized design codes / standards.
Expereince interacting with subsea, process, materials and operations disciplines.
High awareness of safe working practices on offshore construction projects.
Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
Willing to travel as required for business both internal and overseas.
Willing to be relocated overseas on a long term basis during manufacture of flexibles or umbilicals.
Ability to work with different disciplines and cultures.
Computer literat
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