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  • Job reference: RMS0141566

Lead Piping Engineer (Design/FEED - 15yrs exp)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Abu Dhabi
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/08/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (31/08/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client is an international professional services company specializing in design consultancy in the Oil & Gas Market within the Middle East area.

The Role:
Lead Piping Engineer

Position reports to: Engineering Manager / Project Manager

Primary objective

The Lead Piping Engineer co-ordinates all the piping engineering, piping design and equipment layout functions to meet the objectives of a Project.
Responsible includes authority over the Lead Piping/Layout Engineer, Lead Stress Engineer, Lead Material Engineer, all assigned to the discipline to complete the plant layout & piping design and engineering activities.

Specific Accountabilities
• Organise and manage all aspects of the workload of a team of piping discipline engineers and designers, within the parameters of a project schedule.
• Experience in FEED and Detailed Engineering
• Establish a list of discipline deliverables. Control, monitor and progress these deliverables to an agreed schedule.
• Organise and manage the resource requirements for the piping discipline.
• Ensure recognised offshore engineering practices applicable to piping design and topside/plant layout are adopted.
• Exercise guidance to staff in the preparation of piping materials and valve specifications and subsequently ensure purchase to required standards.
• Apply good interpersonal skills, liaising across the organisation with members of other disciplines and departments.
• Create an awareness and willingness to work in “break through” and partnering environment.
• Appraisal, training and development of personnel.
• Quality Assurance – Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance systems.
• Safety – Responsible for personal safety and working within the OHS&W procedures.

Essential Skills/Experience
• A thorough knowledge of the codes and standards and a good understanding of offshore engineering practices applicable to topsides equipment layout and piping design for oil and gas facilities.
• Extensive current design experience is required in piping engineering, piping stress, pipe supports, topsides equipment layouts and detailed piping design, all gained with notable design contractors and/or oil/gas companies within the petrochemical industry particularly with respect to offshore oil and gas installations.
• Sufficient knowledge of piping materials to guide staff in the preparation of piping and valve specifications and subsequently ensure purchase to required standards.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Degree in Engineering. .
• Minimum of 15 years piping engineering experience in oil and gas or petrochemical industry.
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