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  • Job reference: RMS0103537

Principal Piping Designer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/01/2012
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The Role:
Service Provided Requirements
The specification highlights a number of the major services required for the contract. During the duration of the contract there may be a requirement to undertake additional services which shall be mutually agreed.

A. Knowledge and Understanding of Design Principles
(Specialist Discipline Skills Required for Contract)
• Specifying modifications to existing equipment or purchasing new equipment including but not limited to:
- piping systems, pressure ratings and applications
- piping survey techniques
- understanding and application of pipe stress software (Caesar ll)
- understanding and application of the Pressure Equipment Directive (PED)
- Other associated equipment with the Oil and Gas industry.

B. Practical Application of Design Skills to Solve Engineering Problems
• Resolve technical queries and ensure the resolution is satisfactory and ensure that all design changes are captured by the change control process

• To be able to conduct site surveys

• To be able to produce design deliverables required and participate in design reviews and check and approve discipline documents also to check interdisciplinary documents where necessary

• Producing documentation deliverables for inclusion in workpacks, and or, design books on time to meet project deadlines for assigned packages and scopes of work.

C. Technical and Commercial Leadership
• Responsible to a lead engineer for a number of other engineering personnel to ensure workscope delivery and ensure the technical quality of work discipline team assigned to the scope of work; to be able to demonstrate competence.

• Provide input to project planning as part of the project team for achieving the target and completion within the budget and schedule; ensuring that all engineering work is carried out in accordance with Asset priorities and schedules as set out in the project plan.

• Plan, budget and coordinate resources, contribute to the development of plans, schedules and estimates for the individual workscopes. Preparation of engineering and construction scope for both man-hours and equipment estimates where necessary.

• Review and report job progress and cost reports regarding engineering activities

• Identification of increase or reduction in scope and assist in raising the necessary support documents for Project Control Purposes

D. Communication Skills
• Liaise with other disciplines in the execution of the work.

• Prepare and deliver appropriate presentations

• Computer literate in Microsoft packages and required software design packages.

• Effective communication and organisational skills.

• Ability to work as a team member and communicate effectively with onshore and offshore personnel at all levels.

E. Professionalism
• Comply with relevant codes of conduct

• Provide a level of technical support that satisfies the appropriate Asset Safety Case and that the PFEER performance standards are not compromised by any Discipline Engineering Activities.

• Conversant and knowledgeable with respect to current and new legislation and standards.

• Compliance with company engineering procedures, industry, international and client codes and standards.

• Ensure that all work complies with the Contract Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality policies and procedures as appropriate

• Operate and act responsibly, taking into account of the need to progress environmental, social and economic outcomes simultaneously

• Demonstrate commitment to support continuing professional development necessary to maintain and enhance competence in own area of practice.

F. Qualifications and Experience:

Highest Qualifications / Lowest Experience
• HND or equivalent in relevant engineering discipline with sufficient post-qualification experience to be considered as knowledgeable in their respective discipline. A degree of experience should be in a relevant theatre of operation. Some previous supervisory experience preferable.

Lowest Qualifications / Highest Experience
• Holds an ONC or equivalent in relevant engineering discipline with sufficient post-qualification experience to be considered as skilled in their respective discipline. A sufficient level of experience should be in a relevant theatre of operation. Previous supervisory experience preferable.
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