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Mechanical and Piping Engineer

  • Job reference: 916029
  • Location: Redhill, Surrey
  • Salary: GBP500 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Piping Engineering
  • Date posted: 27/10/2017

Key Role

Mechanical & Valves Engineer within the client engineering team who will 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 (Valves, Fittings) and Mechanical 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.
  • 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 (Valves, Fittings)
  • PD5500 duplex pressure vessels
  • Shell & Tube ASME VIII heat exchangers

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

Qualifications / Experience

  • Broad engineering design experience required (valves and mechanical equipment).
  • Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent.
  • CEng / IEng and Membership of a recognise Engineering Institution.
  • 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.


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.