Country

  • France
  • City

  • Paris
  • Industry

  • Oil & Gas
  • Job Type

  • Office
  • Posting date

  • March 25, 2024

Contact

Lidia Atanasova

  • Contract
  • France
  • Competitive EUR / Hour

Website WTS Energy

Lead piping engineer

March 25, 2024

Job Description

LEAD PIPING ENGINEER

 

Job Summary:

We are seeking a Lead piping engineer – for an FPSO Project – The service holder shall oversee all Engineering design, Equipment and Materials selection of Pipeline systems, associated structures (FLETs, ILTs, ancillaries…), rigid spools and all associated interfaces (including DEH system, existing facilities etc.) for the Field Development Project during the FEED, CFT and EPCI preparation phases, within the Company/Customer Lines/ Deep Offshore organization.

 

Main Responsibilities:

General:

  • Liaise daily with counterpart on Contractor side to monitor the progress of FEED deliverables, anticipate / highlight delays and propose corrective actions when needed.
  • Assist to manage matters on SOR changes, technical queries, and derogations to General Specifications, related to Pipeline systems, associated structures (FLETs, ILTs, ancillaries…), rigid spools and all associated interfaces (including DEH system, existing facilities, flow assurance, etc.).
  • Assist in managing all Pipeline interfaces with all other concerned FEED packages (Topsides, SPS, DEH, Flow Assurance, Safety and Field Operations etc…)
  • Provide technical support as necessary to the SURF team on all matters relating to Pipeline systems, associated structures (FLETs, ILTs, ancillaries…), rigid spools and all associated interfaces (including DEH system, existing the facilities, flow assurance, etc.).

FEED:

  • Reviewing and approving FEED documents concerning Pipeline systems, associated structures (FLETs, ILTs, ancillaries…), rigid spools and all associated interfaces (including DEH system, existing the facilities, flow assurance, etc.). – typically including but not limited to Flowlines and rigid spools Mechanical design, Flowline expansion analysis, route optimization and field layout, on-bottom Stability Analysis, ECA, Lateral Buckling/Pipe-Walking Analysis, Free Span Analysis, Cathodic Protection design, Installation, Construction, Pre-commissioning, and Commissioning Feasibility/Analyses etc.
  • Assisting, in Qualification activities as may be required pertaining to the relevant components of the flowline system including DEH interfaces.
  • Assisting in resolution of interface issues as necessary, involving SPS, electrical heating system, installation, hook-up, pre-commissioning, commissioning etc., including the existing facilities.
  • Assisting in analysis of Contractor technical queries and deviation requests and preparation of comments and proposed answers to these queries
  • Ensuring that Pipeline Engineering activities are performed in line with Contract requirements, Project Specifications, Company’s General Specifications (prepare proper derogations, if required), and the Schedule during the FEED.
  • Ensuring that HSE requirements are taken into consideration during design
  • Liaising with other Team engineers to ensure technical consistency of all interfacing systems constituting the development as well as the existing facilities, in particular the flowline electrical heating system, flow assurance, fabrication and installation feasibility, SIMOPS, pre-commissioning/commissioning etc.
  • Liaising with HQ Specialists, or third parties, when required, for specific topics (such as geotechnics, hydrodynamics, structural, material & welding, corrosion & coating, etc.) to ensure that these topics are adequately addressed when they concern the Flowlines and rigid spools system.
  • Getting feedback from other deepwater projects on Flowline Systems (and associated ancillaries).
  • Participating in various technical reviews (Hazids, Hazops, Project Technical Reviews etc…) and ensuring implementation of recommendations as necessary
  • Other tasks as assigned by hierarchies.

 

Call For Tender & EPCI Preparation:

  • Collaborate with the SURF & Contract team to ensure that EPCI Contract Exhibits include all necessary requirements related to Pipeline, associated structures, rigid spools and associated ancillaries.
  • Assist in preparation of relevant elements of Invitation to Tender and Technical evaluation criteria.
  • Assist in timely review of Pipeline related technical deliverables submitted by Tenderers
  • Advise the SURF team on all non-compliance, risks, inconsistencies in the contractors’ submission
  • Assist in answering / closing Contractors’ technical clarifications/qualifications
  • Assist in performing technical evaluation of Contractors’ EPCI offer submissions
  • Assist the preparation of the EPCI project execution plan with strong emphasis on the SURF execution – procurement, fabrication, transport, installation and pre-commissioning of the Flowline, associated structures, rigid spools system and associated ancillaries.

 

Qualifications:

  • Qualification: Graduate in Engineering (Masters level), in Petroleum Industry.
  • Depending on experience, candidates with BSc may be also given consideration.
  • Languages: English (fluent verbal & written)
  • Experience within projects: minimum 10 years
  • Experience in pipeline engineering for major EPCI deep-water projects. Relevant experience will include performance and/or validation of design specifications, performance and / or validation of detail design calculations for Pipelines, ECA and rigid spools etc.
  • Good knowledge of international design codes / standards and Company General Specifications
  • Good sense of organization, ability to prioritize activities, to identify critical aspects, to propose way forwards, to lead specialists or third parties, to summarize and present complex design issues including transverse and interfaces matters
  • Some knowledge in structural, hydrodynamics and flow-assurance will be also valuable
  • Some knowledge in materials, welding, NDT, ECA, corrosion, coatings will be also valuable
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work efficiently under high workload, prioritize in a fast-paced project and meet schedule requirements.
  • Prior experience of pipeline electrical heating technologies (DEH-Wet insulation) is a plus.
  • Available for technical missions worldwide
  • Ability to work on projects in a complex and multicultural environment.

 

Starting date: As soon as possible

Duration : 6-9 months (FEED Phase)

Renewable: Yes

Location: Paris Area, France

Status: Residential

If rotational, rhythm: N/A

 

 

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