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  • Job reference: RMS0151492

Site Mechanical/Piping Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/02/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (20/03/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client is an International Oil and Gas Operator involved in 2 of Australia's largest LNG Projects based in Western Australia. Spending more than 20 years building a culture of safety and environmental stewardship that strives to achieve world-class performance, our client places the highest of priority on developing a strong safety focused culture.

The Role:
A new opportunity has arisen on a 12 month contract for a Site Mechanical Piping Engineer of a 28/28 rotation.

The following activities relate to engineering associated with mechanical equipment, piping and rotating equipment;
• Member of a multi-functional, follow-on-support team responsible for site based engineering support relating to all mechanical equipment for LNG plant.
• Ensures design intent is being correctly interpreted and facilities are built and installed in accordance with approved drawings and specifications and that applicable project safety and environmental instructions are being followed. Uses a Management of Change process as required to document changes
• Serve as day-to-day interface with the contractor construction groups, EPC contractor/craft labour during the Construction Phase, providing a focus on safety, quality, schedule and cost.
• Commits to and champions the development and implementation of a safe working environment for everyone on the project and the continuing establishment of an incident and injury free culture.
• Liaise as required with other groups i.e. Home Office Engineering – Perth, HESQ, Logistics, QA/QC, Construction, Completions and Commissioning, Contracts, et al. for day-to-day issues and support.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with project colleagues and interfaces.
• Report to site engineering management with problems, options and suggested resolutions to site issues. Prepares the scope of work for site change notices.
• Liaise with the head office engineering teams to understand the design and construction philosophies related to the mechanical equipment and plant for early infrastructure, utilities, and LNG Plant.
• Identify issues associated with meeting objectives and provide recommendations to overcome and gaps related to piping and static and rotating mechanical equipment.
• Respond to site queries, i.e. RFIs (Request for Information) requiring site visibility and interface in collaboration with the responsible area construction engineer).
• Performs basic calculations related to pipe flow and equipment sizing.
• Review and comment ITRs (Inspect and Test Records)
• Review and comment ITPs (Inspection and Test Plans).
• Review of and contribution of technical input to Non-Conformance Reports.
• Respond to Concession Requests and coordinating with Home Office Engineering – Perth as needed.
• Development of Trends, PDNs (Project Deviation Notices), FTDs (Field Technical Deviations), TCNs (Technical Change Notification).
• Maintains data sheets, supplier drawings, and P&IDs.
• Review and “approve” test packs.
• Stay abreast of and occasionally developing Technical Bulletins.
• Conduct secondary technical inspections where directed.
• Facilitate and record Human Factors Engineering surveys where directed.
• Technical consultancy on miscellaneous projects and studies (note: projects requiring design work will be referred to Home Office Engineering group)
• Assist with the facilitation of vendor service visits required to complete works
• Provide technical input to Site Instructions as agreed case-by-case basis.
• Technical review of manufacturers’ documentation,
• Participate in formal punch listing.
• Provide pre-commissioning/mechanical completion oversight/verification
• Contribute to or develop Decision Support Packages to resolve technical challenges as agreed on a case-by-case basis.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Extensive experience of working within the Oil & Gas industry
Circa 20 years mechanical piping expertise
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