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Job Title: Piping Engineer

Reference: WTHO03205

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

Job description:

An International Operating Company in Lagos, Nigeria is looking to recruit a Senior: . The purpose of the job is to provide: ing expertise to aid in the execution of the Company’s onshore and offshore projects and ongoing operations.• Co-ordinate the pipeline construction engineering and constructability aspects of projects to ensure that objectives are met within the approved scope, budget and schedule with available construction equipment, assets and resources.

•   Monitor and review Contractors pipeline engineering effort, ensure constructability and make recommendations to Senior Engineering Co-ordinator.

•   Draft/ review/ approve the pipeline route survey and pipelay work processes.

•   Prepare the documentation required by the necessary regulatory bodies with special reference to the pipeline route survey and laying works.

•   Prepare and maintain the BOD for the pipeline project in order to ensure that all disciplines work to consistent and up-to-date information. The BOD will be maintained in a “current” condition throughout the project phases by regular review and updates.

•   Develop specifications for material selection, procurement, installation, testing, commissioning and operation of the various pipelines in service with Company.

•   Maintain pipeline records of all existing pipelines in order to avoid unplanned pipeline crossings, etc.

•   Co-ordinate land acquisitions and secure pipeline right of way (ROW) easement.

•   Co-ordinate and develop pipeline engineering plans and specifications including pig launchers and receivers, leak detection systems and flow measurements.

•   Ensure that Addax quality control procedures are being followed while performing the various tasks on the project as per QMS and PQP.

•   Perform construction engineering calculations for onshore and offshore pipelines, in accordance with international codes and standards, good engineering practice and specific project requirements.

•   Interact with other disciplines as required for design development on projects and with Contractors / Vendors / PSC department. Co-ordinate with other lead engineers for interdisciplinary tasks.

•   Identify issues that impede project progress and report to the Senior Engineering Co-ordinator.

•   Prepare and present man-hour estimates, PEP and weekly reports, progress reports, etc as required.

•   Technically evaluate and specify equipment and services associated with pipeline route survey, pipeline installation, PLEM installation, sub-sea mattress installation, subsea pipeline crossing construction, etc.

•   Ensure the implementation of HSE requirements throughout all the phases of pipeline system design.

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

•   Co-ordinate and maintain pipelines environmental assessment studies and developing mitigation strategies.

•   Identify new methodology of work process required for higher productivity.

•   Carry out conceptual studies, including techno-economic feasibility studies for optimum pipeline design development.

•   Provide offshore pipelay barge engineering support as well as other interdisciplinary support should the requirement arise.

•   Carry out site visits, offshore and onshore, as required, to confirm that the works is being executed by Contractor as specified in the Contract and with optimum planning.

•   Monitor and approve as-built documentation prepared by construction contractor, perform walk-throughs where necessary and prepare close-out reports.

•   May occasionally be required to act in the capacity of consultant and produce discreet work package deliverables.

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


•   University Engineering Degree (Mechanical)

•   Minimum of twenty (15) years relevant experience with an oil industry design and fabrication contractor

•   Must have worked in as a: /senior:  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

Terms & Conditions: For this position, preference will be given to Nigerian nationals only.

Company Profile: An International Operating Company in Lagos, Nigeria

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Deadline: 20-11-2013

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