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Project Engineer (Welding) Pipelines

  • Job reference: 919514
  • Location: Azerbaijan
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, QA / QC / Inspection
  • Date posted: 08/05/2018

Position Title: Project Engineer (Welding) Pipelines


The Project Engineer (Welding) Pipelines is a key member of the Pipelines PMT which is responsible for delivering the offshore pipeline systems in accordance with Client's expectations.


As a member of the Pipelines Project Management Team (PMT) the Project Engineer (Welding) will have the following responsibilities:


* Implementing safe and efficient execution of project scopes

* Awareness and promotion of project goals in respect of HSE, cost, schedule & technical integrity

* Direction, motivation, support and leadership to project team members and contractors.

* Awareness and promotion of Client GPO expectations of Safe Design and Quality Build and conformance to the GPO Operating Management System (OMS) requirements including risk management, continuous improvement and management of change.

* Promoting an effective and collaborative working environment with a 'One Team' approach.

* Ensuring lessons learned are captured and shared with the onshore management team

* Providing exemplary leadership to contractors and vendors to facilitate successful scope delivery,

* Will be delegation of authority for Project Engineer Team Lead as and when required.

Project Engineering (Welding)

* Managing all pipeline WPQ, WQT, Coating PQT and AUT qualifications

* Managing the procedure development and readiness for welding, coating and NDT operations on the pipe-lay barge

* Supporting the reactivation and mobilization of the pipelay barge including testing and commissioning of the Welding, Automatic Ultrasonic Testing (AUT), Field Joint Coating (FJC), Direct Electrical Heating(DEH) equipment

* Managing the recruitment and training of the pipe-lay barge Quality Control (QC) Team

* Managing the welding, NDT, FJC operations on the pipe-lay barge including quality control and integrity of the flowlines

* Reviewing and assisting engineering teams with approval of relevant welding and NDT engineering queries, deviations and non-conformances

* Supporting the optimization of the installation analysis for deep water flowline construction including pipelay static/dynamic analysis and ECA

* Managing the materials and quality control aspects of the load-in, storage, preservation and load-out of the insulated flowline pipe

* As a member of the Pipelines PMT the project engineer will be required to support general areas of delivery including:

* Supporting the HIRA/HAZID process and delivery of appropriate risk mitigations through the development of appropriate installation methods

* Providing specific trouble shooting expertise to all other Client teams/projects required to deliver their areas of responsibility

* Supporting the offshore installation and pre-commissioning testing of the offshore pipeline


* Welding/Materials related degree and professional status accreditation with a recognised institution

* CSWIP 3.2.1/3.2.2 Senior Welding Inspector or equivalent

* CSWIP AUT Data interpretation

* CSWIP or PCN Radiographic Interpretation (or hold CSWIP 3.2.2)

* CSWIP/BGAS Site coatings or equivalent

* IIMRI Flowline thermal insulation inspection

* A minimum of 10years welding, coating and NDT offshore construction experience

* Direct experience of pipe-lay barge operations with mechanized welding, AUT and FJC systems

* Proven capability of contractor management


Skill Requirements:

* Exhibits understanding of Client's MPcp engineering and construction practices and the latest international standards that assure integrity of build and construction quality,

* Proactively demonstrates sophisticated decision-making and leadership skills needed to address complex stakeholder groups and issues associated with Major Projects,

* Ability to intervene in critical situations in order to redirect focus and achieve the required result,

* A high level of proven communication, interpersonal and people management skills,

* Financial and commercial awareness,

* Self-motivated,

* Computer literate,

Key Behaviours:


* Demonstrates personal commitment to achieving the highest standards of HSE and responsibility for the safety and well-being of everyone around them,

* Play a leading role in the promotion of an excellent HSE culture, and demonstrate Client's commitment to achieving and maintaining the highest possible standards of HSE,

* Proven capability to develop team safety and risk management skills,

* Follows the requirements specified in OMS, and contribute to the delivery of safe, compliant and reliable operations.


* Adheres to the Code of Conduct and to local laws and regulations,

* Pursues systematic management through standardisation, clarification and the elimination of defects,

* Follows and upholds the rules and standards of Client and holds others to account for doing the same thing,

* Plans carefully, makes well-informed decisions and does the right thing,

* Fosters learning, the sharing of knowledge and continuous improvement.


* Speaks out when seeing something is not right and is prepared to so "no" or "stop" when necessary.

One Team

* An outstanding team player,

* Recognizes and acknowledges the contribution of others,

* Develops trust from others by delivering on accountabilities,

* Tactful and persuasive.

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.

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