Country

  • Nigeria
  • City

  • Port Harcourt
  • Industry

  • Oil & Gas
  • Job Type

  • Office
  • Posting date

  • February 1, 2024

Contact

Helen Nnebuife Ukandu

  • Contract
  • Nigeria
  • Competitive NGN / Hour

Website WTS Energy

Pressure Piping Design Engineer

February 1, 2024

Job Description

PRESSURE PIPING DESIGN ENGINEER

Job Roles and Responsibilities:

Pressure System Design:

  • Design and optimize piping systems for various fluids and materials used in the crude refining project, adhering to all relevant industry standards (ASME B31.3, ASME B31.4, etc.).
  • Perform hydraulic and pneumatic calculations to ensure proper flow rates, pressure drops, and pipe sizing.
  • Select appropriate pipe materials, fittings, and valves based on pressure, temperature, fluid compatibility, and other critical factors.
  • Develop detailed piping layouts and drawings, including isometric drawings and spool sheets, meeting project specifications and safety requirements.
  • Conduct stress analysis of piping systems to ensure structural integrity and compliance with codes.
  • Review and approve contractor-submitted piping designs for accuracy and adherence to project requirements.

Material and Equipment Selection:

  • Research and recommend appropriate piping materials, valves, and other equipment based on specific service conditions and project needs.
  • Analyze cost-effectiveness, availability, and compatibility of different material options.
  • Liaise with vendors and manufacturers to procure required materials and equipment.
  • Ensure all selected materials and equipment comply with relevant standards and safety regulations.

Field Support and Troubleshooting:

  • Provide technical support to construction and installation teams regarding piping design and installation challenges.
  • Investigate and resolve technical issues related to piping systems during construction and commissioning phases.
  • Review piping inspection data and recommend corrective actions for nonconformances or identified defects.
  • Collaborate with other engineering disciplines to ensure seamless integration of piping systems with other project components.

Project Management and Documentation:

  • Participate in project planning and scheduling activities for piping design work.
  • Manage design budgets and resource allocation efficiently.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date design documents, including calculations, drawings, and technical specifications.
  • Communicate effectively with project stakeholders, including engineers, contractors, and operations personnel.
  • Prepare and present technical reports on piping design, material selection, and potential risks.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in pressure piping design for oil and gas or petrochemical facilities, preferably within the crude refining industry.
  • Thorough understanding of piping design principles, material properties, fluid mechanics, and relevant industry standards (ASME B31.3, ASME B31.4, etc.).
  • Proficiency in piping design software (e.g., AutoPIPE, Caesar II, SolidWorks, PDMS, E3D, SP3D).
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication, written and verbal, with the ability to present technical information clearly.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

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