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  • Job reference: RMS0150249

Lead Piping Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Manchester
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/01/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (16/01/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client is a major global Oil and Gas EPC management company that can cover small Brownfield projects to major Greenfield projects.
They are a growth company who can serve as a Sole Supplier, Joint Venture or Subcontractor. With a proven track record of delivering large scale complex projects they are a progressive and attractive company.

The Role:
We are currently sourcing a LEAD PIPING ENGINEER to join the Stockport / Manchester Office on an agency contract hire basis.
The PMP Project is an addition to the Water Handling facilities for the Wara Oilfield, Kuwait. This is the 3rd Train to supplement two existing trains, adding about 340,000 m3/day of water handling capacity. Filtration and storage facility + distribution.
The candidate will be a Lead Piping Engineer with a proven track record in brownfield onshore oil and gas development projects to help support and grow a UK based project engineering design team that will execute FEED and detailed design projects as part of the overall modernisation project. We also handle most innovative projects involving Concept/ FEED studies, EPC Detailed Design Projects and Process Safety and Risk management as part of the overall project scope of works.
Good communication and presentation skills are essential. Some travel to Kuwait may be required.
The candidate must meet the following criteria:
• Degree Qualified essential
• Extensive substantial total experience in Piping engineering
• Extensive years’ experience in Oil & Gas / Refinery or Petrochem industries
Good communication and presentation skills are essential. Some travel to Kuwait may be required.
The individual will be able to perform all stages of project Piping engineering including being able to manage the engineering design team.

Responsibilities
• Manage piping engineering services that meet companies', its customers' and applicable statutory and regulatory specifications, on time and within budget.
• Manage piping engineering project requirements.
• Manage piping engineering services such as:
o participate in relevant meetings, prepare progress reports and comply with required checking procedures;
o ensure the project scope is clear and that changes comply with project change management processes;
o provide advice during procurement, construction and commissioning activities. For example, oversee requisitions, technical bid evaluations and purchase order preparation.
• Act as the piping engineering Lead on specific projects.
• If responsible for a team:
o outline project requirements including actively promoting workshare, where appropriate, assign tasks and supervise progress; and
o ensure the required services meet companies, its customers and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, on time and within budget.
• Proactively resolve any discrepancies between company and its Customer's requirements.
• Keep up-to-date with the latest developments and technical innovations in piping engineering.
• If required, assist and support junior personnel within the piping engineering team.
• Communicate effectively with the piping engineering team and project stakeholders, including the Customer.
• Identify issues and problems, develop appropriate solutions, and ask for assistance when required.
What you will bring

Technical and Industry Experience
• Significant experience in Oil & Gas brownfield FEED, EPC Design Projects.
• Excellent technical and practical engineering skills and ability to consistently deliver quality, accurate and timely work to company and its clients.
• Excellent knowledge of the fundamental requirements of the piping engineering, and the basic requirements of other engineering fields.
• Excellent knowledge of applicable local and international standards and statutory and regulatory specifications.
• Competent use of relevant software such as MS Office Suite and piping engineering specific software.
• Extensive technical and practical experience in piping engineering in the same or similar industry including experience in working in multi-disciplinary projects and teams.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• A recognized and relevant engineering degree.
• Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) status.
• Relevant postgraduate qualifications in engineering; management, project management or supervisory qualifications or equivalent.
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