Amec Foster Wheeler Pipeline Engineer in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently looking to recruit Pipeline Engineer to be based on one of its prestigious oil and gas project in UAE. The successful candidate must be able to:

  • Provide technical support to the Company on “Pipeline Engineering” issues related to both Offshore and Onshore including installation of subsea cables and umbilical

  • Provide Pipeline Engineering support and Scope of Work for all projects executed by ETE Department

  • Ensure design optimization and application of correct international codes and standards in various Company’s projects and studies

  • Function as a good team member and cordially coordinate/interact with Company project management team, site personnel and various outside consultants for the successful and effective execution of the projects

  • Conduct feasibility / conceptual studies and in-house engineering for small / medium size green and brown field subsea Pipeline/Cable projects

  • Provide support to multi-discipline engineering team during various feasibility study, conceptual engineering including other phases of the project

  • Develop business cases, execution strategies and statement of requirements related to pipeline projects and provide suitable input on cable projects as well

  • Prepare scope of work for external consultants and contractors for the execution of Pipeline and cable jobs

  • Review of bid documents, technical proposals including CTR submitted by various Consultants for the execution of intended scope It also involves providing response to qualifications / exceptions and exclusions as part of the bidding process

  • Review the design works/studies performed by Consultants and ensure compliance to Company’s requirements, technical aspects in conjunction with international/industry standards

  • Review and approve drawings, specifications and technical documents for all Pipeline design and Cable routing/installation works

  • Prepare material requisition for pipeline and associated fittings as stipulated in the scope

  • Carry out technical evaluation of engineering consultants based on set criteria by the PMT

  • Participate in the technical evaluation of proposals and issuance of recommendations

  • Review the performance of engineering contractors/consultants and provide necessary design inputs and follow up during the execution of the project

  • Ensure state-of-art technology is applied throughout the engineering phase for cost effective and optimum solutions including application of value added engineering throughout assigned works

  • Participate in Pre-qualification of engineering consultants/vendors including review of bidders list

  • Participate in HAZOP / HAZID / Risk Assessment sessions and provide necessary input to other HSE related design reviews/audits

  • Provide input/update Company’s Engineering Procedures, Standards, Technical Specifications, Design Philosophies and other Guidelines

  • Participate in site surveys of Company facilities to establish and identify the actual requirements

  • Provide technical assistance, coordination and liaise with other departments/business units within the Company on all aspects covering technical and general requirements

  • Participate in pipeline and cable installation related activities including witnessing on the barge

  • Assist in recruitment of pipeline engineers for the Company

  • Impart training particularly to UAE nationals to meet their integration targets

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil / Structural / Mechanical Engineering from a reputed university

  • Courses on Pipeline Engineering is an added advantage

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in the Oil and Gas Industry or engineering consultancy of which at least 10 years being related to design of Offshore Pipelines with relevant knowledge of Onshore pipelines

  • The experience shall be in a Consultancy / EPC / Client environment and ability to work in multi discipline engineering team for conducting Conceptual studies, FEED and Detailed engineering

  • Conversant with Code and Standards related to Pipeline engineering and Oil and Gas industry

  • Detailed experience on Pipeline Design and Installation analysis including requisite information in Cable engineering is necessary; thorough knowledge in preparing key documents such as Design basis, Specifications, Design report, Field Layout and Alignments sheets is mandatory

  • Proficiency in Pipeline Engineering software’s such as DNV Suite, PLUS ONE, OFFPIPE, AUTOPIPE, CAESAR, DNV SOFTWARES, STAAD PRO and Other general software’s

  • Very good knowledge of English including good communication and interpersonal skills

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2017-18537

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Amec Foster Wheeler plc

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