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Pipeline Engineer Job at WTS Energy Nigeria
« on: Dec 21, 2012, 12:30 PM »
Job Title: Pipeline Engineer

Job Reference: WTGM02158

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Recruiter: WTS Energy Holding B.V. / WTS Energy

Sector: Energy, Oil and Gas

Job description:

The responsibilities of Senior Pipeline Engineer position include but are not limited to the following:

•   To act as a focal point/technical authority for pipeline engineering questions throughout the engineering design, construction and installation phases of Company’s pipeline projects, most of which are offshore.

•   To provide pipeline engineering input to other disciplines to assure that design outputs are consistent.

•   To act as Company authority for the review of the pipeline aspects of Design Bases, design drawings, specifications, installation procedures, etc.

•   To act as required as the Company representative (pipelines) to ensure that design work by contractors meets Company standards and relevant industry codes

•   To monitor the performance of design contractors and suggest remedial actions to avoid design deficiencies and installation delays.

•   To assist Company resident and/or project engineers with the pipeline engineering aspects of Facilities design.

•   To assist construction and commissioning teams with field questions encountered during installation (e.g. as related to pipe laying, risers, tie-ins, hydrotesting, welding, etc.)

•   To initiate and coordinate tasks needed for project execution including surveys, permitting or government reviews, material specification, installation procedures, testing, etc.

•   To participate in HAZOP’s and other key design reviews.

•   To assist in the development Nigerian pipeline engineers.

Key Performance Indicators/ Performance Goals:

•   Zero LTIs

•   On time delivery of work-scope

•   Maintain up to date and accurate data relating to seabed surveys, pipeline routings, etc.


•   Minimum twenty (20) years relevant experience with an oil industry design and fabrication contractor.

•   Must have worked as a pipeline engineer/senior pipeline 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.

•   Good understanding of project management controls and procedures.

•   Ability to work under pressure against tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high standard of consistency and accuracy.

•   Solid working knowledge of oil and gas industry pipeline engineering codes and standards with emphasis on API standards

•   Have thorough knowledge of the pipelining aspects of the design of onshore and offshore oil production facilities

•   Have the ability to utilise common software for analysis of pipeline design, installation and operating issues.

•   To provide input to Front End/Conceptual Engineering studies with respect to pipeline design, installation and operating issues.

•   Provide input to Integrity Management and Planned Maintenance planning

•   To be the custodian of the company database for pipeline data as it pertains to company assets

•   Sound understanding of HSES management systems and the application thereof, particularly with respect to design integrity and safety.

•   Ability to manage interfaces both internally and externally with contractors

•   Apt reporting skills with the ability to write well structured and easily understood reports

•   Able to prepare and deliver effectively presentations for information dissemination both internally to management and externally to 3rd parties

•   Fluent spoken and written English.

•   Strong interpersonal skills, able to deal with a broad spectrum of cultural and organisational styles

•   Basic computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Project, Lotus Notes, PowerPoint).

•   Good communication and team building skills – well able to lead and gain respect both internally and externally with 3rd parties.

•   Ability to improvise/prioritise with little notice without losing attention to detail.

•   Proven track record of managing in multicultural situations.

Terms & Conditions:

•   Work schedule: 6:2 weeks.

•   Initially 12 months (Option to extend).

•   For this position, preference will be given to Nigerian nationals. In case Expatriate candidate(s) are selected it is a prerequisite he/she is tasked to mentor and train a Nigerian understudy.

Deadline: 12-01-2013.

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Pipeline Engineer Job at WTS Energy Nigeria
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