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  • Job reference: RMS0102013

Principal Piping Designer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Scotland - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/11/2011
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The Role:
Basic Purpose of Job:
Support the Lead Engineer in department activities.
Produce engineering deliverables for inclusion in workpacks.
Supervise discipline design project or asset team

Main Duties:

• Prepare project drawings and documents using the appropriate software.
• Be proficient in the use of CAD software.
• Check designs and drawings of design team for accuracy and conformance to technical specifications and procedures.
• Ensure Document Management System is maintained as per procedures.
• Conduct site surveys and reports.
• Participate in tuition and guidance of trainee designers.
• Ensure deliverables are completed within budget and time schedule.
• Be conversant with and ensure compliance with current CAD draughting standards and procedures.
• Participate in the development of CAD systems
• Keep abreast of new developments and review new and improved types of materials and equipment.
• Responsible for efficient running and discipline of design team.
• Responsible for the quality and accuracy of all design work produced by their team.
• Report progress to Lead Engineer as appropriate.
• Carry out regular reviews of manning levels.
• Prepare and review work estimates.
• Participate in discussions with clients and visit jobsite as necessary.
• Carry out regular reviews of assigned personnel, proposing any necessary action which should be taken such as disciplinary or promotion where appropriate.
• Conduct staff Personal Development Review (PDR)
• Contribute to new / revised procedures.
• Attend meetings with Chief Designer when requested.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• HNC in Mechanical Engineer or equivalent
• ONC in Mechanical Engineer
• Proven trade record at the required position
• Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications
• Skilled in the use of AutoCAD or Microstation
• BOSIET Offshore survival certification
• Current offshore medical certificate
• Significant experience in the petrochemical/oil & gas engineering industry.
• Considerable experience of offshore / onshore site survey practices and procedures.
• Experience of checking procedures.
• Some supervisory experience.
• Thorough knowledge of engineering materials used within discipline.
• Knowledgeable in the requirements and needs of other disciplines
• Skilled in the application of discipline design principles
• Sufficient post-qualification experience to be considered as skilled in their respective discipline.
• Experience in team supervising.
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