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Job Title: Senior Pipeline Engineer – Maintenance and Operations

Reference: PD/2013/011  

Location: Bonny/Port Harcourt, Nigeria  

Medium: NLNG Online Recruitment Portal / Nigeria NLG e-Recruitmeent Portal

Employer: Nigeria LNG Limited

The Job: The appointee will be required to provide engineering support for planning and executing pipeline operations and maintenance activities including but are not limited to pigging, cathodic protection and coating, corrosion inhibition, planning and execution of Right-of-Way (ROW) surveys, maintaining risk contours and registers for NLNG Gas Transmission Systems and ROW ensuring fit-for-purpose pipeline technologies and optimization of NLNG pipeline asset life cycle cost while meeting NLNG’s Goal Zero HSE Objectives.

The Duties:

The duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

•   Execute and deliver pipeline pigging operational activities, cathodic protection and coating operations and implement pipeline corrosion inhibition operations; manage and execute repair and re-commissioning of pipelines.

•   Plan and execute right-of-way (ROW) surveys, establish and maintain risk contours to determine minimum proximity distances to structures (based on pipeline location class definition) interfacing with local authorities and other stakeholders as per Pipeline Integrity Management System (PIMS) Communication Plan.

•   Develop, maintain and manage pipeline asset budget utilizing a system for projecting and recording asset cost based on a developed asset reference plan (including resource planning, life extension study requirements, life cycle cost, and contracting strategy for long term maintenance activities).

•   Deputize as production or pipeline duty coordinator; determine course of action for damaged pipelines including leak reporting, and  participate as part of an Emergency Response Team during maintenance activities, or emergency repairs, or drills,

•   Ensure technical integrity condition of pipeline using fitness for service integrity assessment principles on the basis of as-built data and operations/inspection/maintenance records.

•   Participate in the development, implementation, updating, and administration of the Pipeline Integrity Management System, pipelines and gas transmissions systems database, specifications, inspection and maintenance reference plans, risk and integrity assessment processes and procedures as well as Pipeline remediation and repair of defects to ensure procedures are in place to optimize pipeline operations over the long term.

•   Determine requirements and prepare plan for refurbishment, abandonment, de-commissioning or removal of pipeline and gas transmission systems.

•   Determine impact of pipeline damage or (corrosion) defects and advise on acceptable operating pressures, temperatures and/or requirements for repair in accordance with fitness for service methodologies such as the Pipeline Defect Assessment Manual.

•   Ensure technical integrity and reliability of optimal pipelines and gas transmission systems as well as for ensuring compliance to regulatory requirements.

The Person:

The right candidate should:

•   Possess a bachelor’s degree (minimum of Second Class Upper) in Petroleum, Metallurgical, Mechanical, Chemical and Civil Engineering.

•   Possess a minimum of 10 years post-NYSC experience; out of which minimum of 6 years must have been spent in a pipeline construction, maintenance, engineering, operation or project position in a reputable organization, preferably an Oil & Gas company.

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