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Mechanical and Piping Engineer

15 September 2017


MECHANICAL & PIPING ENGINEER - Roles & Responsibilities

Key Role
Mechanical and Piping Engineer to support the Lead Mechanical Engineer ensuring the safe and consistent application of Company and regulatory codes and standards and good engineering practice. Provide discipline input to the design, procurement, construction and commissioning phases of the topsides facilities. Working closely with the relevant Engineering Contractors, providing direction and ensuring delivery in accordance with the project schedule whilst maintaining technical integrity.

Roles & Responsibilities
Ensure compliance with Company engineering practices and HSSE standards.

  • Provide technical expertise on Piping Materials (Pipe, Valves, Fittings) and Mechanical (Static) Equipment.
  • Advise on use of standards, practices and design guidelines.

Work with the EPMS contractor to ensure project requirement and technical assurance are maintained.

  • Promote safety and environmental responsibility in all aspects of the equipment and systems design.
  • Suggest ways to improve efficiency and to reduce costs

Ensure that the equipment design meets the approved project specifications, industry standards and functional requirements including compliance with Company Project Principles, Engineering Technical Practices and associated guidelines.

Set direction and provide oversight of the Engineering Contractor & Equipment Vendors.

  • Set clear direction with respect to piping materials & mechanical static equipment issues and delivery of engineering in accordance with the project schedule.
  • Monitor vendor performance and initiate corrective actions / interventions as necessary.
  • Ensure alignment with Company objectives.
  • Control of change and scope growth.
  • Review & endorsement of EPMS contractor design deliverables and documents.
  • Review and endorsement of deviation and concession requests
  • Ensure Lead Mechanical Engineer is updated on key technical issues.

Key member of the Purchase Order Management Team (POMT). Manage vendor selection, package delivery and engineering compliance for static equipment for the platform topsides facilities including, but not limited to:

  • Piping Materials (Pipe, Valves, Fittings)
  • PD5500 duplex pressure vessels
  • Shell & Tube ASME VIII heat exchangers

Integration and interface management including Construction, Operations and 3rd Party consultants.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent.
  • CEng / IEng and Membership of a recognise Engineering Institution.
  • Broad engineering design experience required.
  • Major projects experience.
  • Working Knowledge of ASME B31.3, PD5500 and ASME VIII design codes.
  • Experience with selection, specification and delivery of piping materials (pipe, valves, fitting) and static mechanical vessels / systems / packaged equipment preferred.
  • Major operator experience preferred.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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