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Job Title: Senior Engineer – Pipeline

Reference: WTHO03253

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

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 fifteen (15) 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.

•   University Engineerin Degree (Pipeline)-2nd Class Honours or better

•   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: Opened to Nigerians only

Company Profile: Our client is a EPC company who is a leader in fabrication of offshore and inshore platforms (hulls, jackets, topsides, caissons, and piles), living quarters, electrical buildings, process vessels, skids and small modules, as well as corrosion protection services of structures and offshore hook-ups.

Location: Lagos Nigeria

Region: Africa, Nigeria

Deadline: 13-12-2013

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