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Piping Engineer At WTS Energy

Date Posted: 04/Nov/2013
Deadline: 20/Nov/2013

Urgent Requirement

Job description Piping Engineer

An International Operating Company in Lagos, Nigeria is looking to recruit a Senior Piping Engineer. The purpose of the job is to provide piping engineering expertise to aid in the execution of the Company’s onshore and offshore projects and ongoing operations.• Co-ordinate the pipeline construction engineering and constructability aspects of projects to ensure that objectives are met within the approved scope, budget and schedule with available construction equipment, assets and resources.

  • Monitor and review Contractors pipeline engineering effort, ensure constructability and make recommendations to Senior Engineering Co-ordinator.
  • Draft/ review/ approve the pipeline route survey and pipelay work processes.
  • Prepare the documentation required by the necessary regulatory bodies with special reference to the pipeline route survey and laying works.
  • Prepare and maintain the BOD for the pipeline project in order to ensure that all disciplines work to consistent and up-to-date information. The BOD will be maintained in a “current” condition throughout the project phases by regular review and updates.
  • Develop specifications for material selection, procurement, installation, testing, commissioning and operation of the various pipelines in service with Company.
  • Maintain pipeline records of all existing pipelines in order to avoid unplanned pipeline crossings, etc.
  • Co-ordinate land acquisitions and secure pipeline right of way (ROW) easement.
  • Co-ordinate and develop pipeline engineering plans and specifications including pig launchers and receivers, leak detection systems and flow measurements.
  • Ensure that Addax quality control procedures are being followed while performing the various tasks on the project as per QMS and PQP.
  • Perform construction engineering calculations for onshore and offshore pipelines, in accordance with international codes and standards, good engineering practice and specific project requirements.
  • Interact with other disciplines as required for design development on projects and with Contractors / Vendors / PSC department. Co-ordinate with other lead engineers for interdisciplinary tasks.
  • Identify issues that impede project progress and report to the Senior Engineering Co-ordinator.
  • Prepare and present man-hour estimates, PEP and weekly reports, progress reports, etc as required.
  • Technically evaluate and specify equipment and services associated with pipeline route survey, pipeline installation, PLEM installation, sub-sea mattress installation, subsea pipeline crossing construction, etc.
  • Ensure the implementation of HSE requirements throughout all the phases of pipeline system design.
  • To participate in HAZOP’s and other key design reviews.
  • Co-ordinate and maintain pipelines environmental assessment studies and developing mitigation strategies.
  • Identify new methodology of work process required for higher productivity.
  • Carry out conceptual studies, including techno-economic feasibility studies for optimum pipeline design development.
  • Provide offshore pipelay barge engineering support as well as other interdisciplinary support should the requirement arise.
  • Carry out site visits, offshore and onshore, as required, to confirm that the works is being executed by Contractor as specified in the Contract and with optimum planning.
  • Monitor and approve as-built documentation prepared by construction contractor, perform walk-throughs where necessary and prepare close-out reports.
  • May occasionally be required to act in the capacity of consultant and produce discreet work package deliverables.
  • To provide input to Front End/Conceptual/Detail Engineering studies with respect to pipeline design, constructability and operating issues. 

Requirements Piping Engineer

  • University Engineering Degree (Mechanical)
  • Minimum of twenty (15) years relevant experience with an oil industry design and fabrication contractor
  • Must have worked in as a piping engineer/senior piping engineer for an Operator and have been involved in both onshore and offshore projects
  • Must be used to working in a multi-discipline environment
  • Must have worked in an expatriate situation for at least five (5) years

Terms & Conditions Piping Engineer

For this position, preference will be given to Nigerian nationals only.

Company Profile

An International Operating Company in Lagos, Nigeria


Lagos, Nigeria


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