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  • Job reference: RMS0126036

Principal Piping Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/07/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (10/07/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
•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.


•Practical Application of Engineering 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 calculations required and participate in design reviews and check 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.
•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
•Liaise with other disciplines in the execution of the work.
•Prepare and deliver appropriate presentations
•Computer literate in Microsoft packages and required engineering software packages.
•Effective communication and organisational skills.
•Ability to work as a team member and communicate effectively with onshore and offshore personnel at all levels.
•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 area of practice.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Holds an engineering degree in a relevant engineering discipline and is a Chartered Engineer with sufficient post-graduate experience to be considered as highly skilled in their respective discipline. A reasonable level of the experience should be in a relevant theatre of operation. Previous supervisory experience preferable.

•Holds an HND in a relevant engineering discipline and working towards Chartered Status with sufficient post-graduate experience in their respective discipline. A sufficient level of the experience should be in a relevant theatre of operation. Previous supervisory experience essential.
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