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Job Title: Principal Engineer, Pipeline

Job Number: 001126

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Organisation: Addax Petroleum is a subsidiary of the Sinopec Group

Job Type (Employment Type): Consultant

Job Category: Facilities

Career Level: Manager (Team Leader or Supervisor of Staff)

Level of Education: Masters Degree

Years of Experience: 20

Position Description:

The successful candidate will provide pipeline engineering expertise to aid in the execution of the Company’s onshore and offshore projects and ongoing operations. The job functions include:

•   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.

Position Requirements:

•   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.

•   Self starter, results-driven and focussed on timely,  accurate and high quality delivery

•   Able to hold own ground when challenged but can present a balanced view in putting arguments forward.

•   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

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