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Lead Pipeline Engineer

  • Job reference: 934897
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Pipeline
  • Date posted: 09/04/2021


* Reviews, comments and validate key EPC engineering documents

* Ensuring consistency of Pipeline seismic design, thermal expansion, buoyancy and upheaval buckling studies.

* Validate pipeline routing adjustments, alignment sheet, GIS, etc.

* Ensure that pipeline design and installation is conducted with respect to the requirements of ASME B31.4, API RP1110, API1104, etc. and to the Optimum Requirements

* Validate key specifications, requisitions, designs, procedures, layout arrangements issued by the installation contractors

* Ensure the alignment of various disciplines including Interfaces, Process, PVV, Corrosion, Operations, Flow Assurance, Instrumentation and Electrical

* Assists with the management of the pipeline design and installation contractors

* Prepares key technical papers on critical issues

* To participate in technical reviews when necessary: at the detailed engineering stage (Company Project reviews, HIPS, HAZOP, HAZID, SIL etc.) related to the procurement/supply activities (KOM, PQT, PPT and audits if required); at the commissioning stage, ensuring coordination with EXP

* Participate as necessary to: pipeline and engineering workshops and reviews, audits, 3D model reviews, precommissioning and commissioning workshops, risk workshops

* Liaises with the EPC performing the detail engineering, the LLI suppliers, the EPC, the specialized contractors for optic fiber, coating etc.

* Validate the pipeline inspection and maintenance strategy and the definition of Emergency Pipeline Repair, Service studies

* Perform site visits to manufacturers (line pipe, coating, valves, etc.) as required

* Perform site visits during construction to review progress and compliance to procedures

* To adopt and demonstrate exemplary behaviour with regard H3SE and H3SE rules implementation

* To adopt and demonstrate exemplary behaviour with regard to Ethics and project "code of conduct" policy

* To participate to meetings with partners, authorities and other stakeholders as required.

* To carry out any other duties or tasks that may be required by the position

Context and environment

A challenging onshore project; heavy and waxy oils produced from 31 drilling pads, (with some of them located in a national park) and treated in a Production Center of 200,000bopd oil capacity and 650,000 bld of water treatment capacity. Reservoir pressure maintenance is ensured either by water injection or by polymer water injection depending on the reservoirs characteristics. The project also includes an extended interconnecting network with temperature preservation.A Green Field Project, the project development is to be carried out in a remote location in UGANDA near Albert lake with particularly sensitive environmental conditions.

Multicultural environment: Contractors are anticipated to be located in various parts of the world. Ugandan rules and regulations, administrative requirements and technical authorizations as well as International codes for onshore plant will apply.

Qualifications/Experience required

The Service Provider must have the following qualifications:

* Graduate Masters or Bachelor engineering degree highly specialized pipeline/material engineer

The Service Provider must have the following experience:

* Minimum 10 years' experience of work as discipline specialist on large oil & gas project gained during studies and on the field

* Knowledge of NDE techniques (UT, RT, PT, MT and computerized versions of same)

* Good knowledge of fracture mechanics, engineering critical assessment methods and strain base design

* Experience with pipe manufacturing, hot induction bending and forging industries

* Previous experience with pipe coating and onshore facilities

* Good communication skills and computer literate.

* Ability to work in a multi-cultural business environment.

* Good interpersonal and communication skills. English Mandatory.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.