• France
  • City

  • Paris
  • Industry

  • Oil & Gas
  • Job Type

  • Onsite
  • Posting date

  • April 4, 2024


Lidia Atanasova

  • Contract
  • France
  • Competitive EUR / Hour

Website WTS Energy

PVV Engineer

April 4, 2024

Job Description


Job Summary:

We are seeking a PVV Engineer: The service holder, shall oversee all Piping, valves and vessels design of

the FEED/Detailed Engineering studies of the topside carried out by the Contractor, including interfaces

with Other SPS/UFR system, existing facilities etc. for the Field Development Project during the FEED,

EPSCC preparation and execution phases, within the organization/Deep Offshore Asset.

Main Responsibilities:

• Project PVV Engineer shall be responsible for all activities related to PVV activities for topside

including interfaces related to other packages (UFR/SPS).

• He shall be the focal point for all piping scope and integration into the existing facilities,

including testing and ready for commissioning activities up to Start up related to the project,

liaising directly with counterparts on Contractor side and with relevant support entities

• He shall ensure all activities are performed in accordance with Industry Best Practices, Company

Rules, Directives and relevant TEPNG processes.

• The PVV Engineer shall be responsible to facilitate the timely delivery of Topside Facilities piping

scope and integration into the existing facilities, including testing and ready for commissioning

activities up to Start up.

• With the above scope, project development shall involve the following integration works into

the existing FPSO

• Integration of the service line to the existing dead oil system with its associated valves, pig

launcher etc…

• Integration of the new Methanol and Chemical injection lines from the relevant methanol and

chemical injection headers to the TUTU.

• Integration of the Subsea hydraulic lines connecting the Subsea HPU to the TUTU.

• Integration of the new drain lines for the DND injection system equipment installed on the S8


• Ensure engineering is performed in line with the project scope of requirements, company

general specifications & procedures, and international codes & company standards within

agreed quality, schedule and cost.

• Coordinate with HQ TL/STH specialists and prepare derogation requests to company general

specifications when required.

• Review, comment and approve all PVV basic and detailed engineering documents including

incorporation of required vendor data.

• Ensure the update and development of all philosophies, specifications, data sheets and drawings

based on solid design knowledge of offshore oil & gas processing facilities, and with respect to

the FPSO. Ensure that health, safety, and environmental issues are taken into consideration

during the design.

• Ensure that the engineering contractor carries out his work to the required level of quality and

participate effectively in company design quality audits.

• Prepare responses to engineering contractor technical queries or derogation requests.

• Manage interface with other parts of the project regarding PVV matters including Safety, UFR,

SPS, Field operations, Commissioning, Quality and participate in coordination meetings and

ensure all interface issues related to Topside integration scope are resolved in a timely manner.

• Manage and regularly report contractor progress & resources to ensure that deliverables are

issued in a timely manner and work is completed within budget.


• Assist in contract documents finalization.

• Identification of any optimization / improvement in the FEED dossier to be implemented in the

concept design.

• Possible participation in meetings with selected contractor/vendor.

• Follow up of possible anticipated studies or activities.

• Review contractors MDR and ensure sufficient deliverables are produced by FEED contractors

• Participate in workshops, design reviews, HAZOPs, HAZIDs during the FEED

• Ensure timely review of all discipline related discipline engineering / design documentation

produced by FEED contractors.

• Assist the In-country FEED Coordinator/FPSO Leader in technical aspects and preparation

Tender Bulletins / response to

• Technical clarifications

• Liaise with other disciplines and Company specialists to ensure technical compliance and quality

of deliverables

• Participation in FPSO surveys with contractors

• EPSCC preparation

• Ensure Contract Exhibits include all necessary Discipline related requirements

• Review preparation of all necessary Discipline Project Particular Specifications

• Assist in preparation of Invitation to Tender (questions to Tenderers) and Technical evaluation


Call For Tender :

• Review Tender Bulletins / Technical Clarifications answers during CFT

• Ensure timely review of all Discipline technical deliverables submitted by Tenderers

• Advise FEED Coordinator/FPSO Leader of all non-compliance, risks, inconsistencies in the

contractors’ submission

• Response to all contractors’ technical qualifications and assist in answering / closing commercial

qualifications related to

• Discipline activities

• Perform technical evaluation of contractors’ Discipline submissions

• Review technical evaluation report of contractors’ Topside submissions

EPSCC Execution :

• Follow-up of detailed engineering development activities related to Topsides Piping issues. This

includes the review and comment of engineering and vendor documentation to ensure

compliance with design dossier, SOR, Company specifications, corporate standard and HSE

regulation, international codes, BV and SOLAS applicable rules.

• Supervision, control, review and co-ordination of Piping detailed engineering development in

compliance with Project specifications and Procedures, Company General Specifications,

discipline requirements and international codes, with respect of cost, schedule and required

level of quality and safety applicable to this project. Keep a pro-active attitude in front of future

interlocutors (Contractors, Vendors, etc…).

• Supervise the detailed engineering contractor to carry out the detailed engineering including

PDMS and layout, procurement packages (piping materials, fitting, valves, etc…), piping support

arrangements, maintenance handling issues, equipment installation, sea-fastening. The job

includes also review of the technical documentation, technical bid evaluation, purchase order

specifications, vendor documentations including inspection and test plans, stress calculations

notes, metallurgy and welding aspects.

• Coordinate with the commissioning team the package data required for the pre-commissioning

and commissioning activities.

• Ensure close coordination with other disciplines on all Engineering, and with Field Ops group on

Operational matters.

• Report discipline status regularly to FEED Coordinator/FPSO Leader.

• Manage/attend regular follow-up meetings with contractors, equipment vendors.

• Assist other disciplines during FEED and detailed design development, typically 3D model

development, layout reviews, etc…

• Provide technical answers to technical queries related to Piping issues.

• Ensure a continuous relationship with HQ TL/TEC/STH specialists as required.

• Ensure that relevant feedback/REX from previous FPSOs are considered in the design


• Ensure that design is standardized across the FPSO.

• Assist to resolve technical clarifications raised during construction and commissioning phases.

• Following up of field engineering modifications as relevant.

• Promote and ensure an effective implementation of SSHE rules and procedures under his field

of responsibility

• Ensure excellent working relationship with all key stakeholders i.e.,



• Qualification: Relevant Engineering Degree

• Languages: English (fluent verbal & written)

• Professional Experience: 15+ years’ experience in Piping system design and installation in Oil and

Gas activities.

• Experience in FPSO (or offshore facilities) is a plus

• Experience within project: Familiar with Company’s General Specification.

• Solid Knowledge of oil and gas industry codes & standards related to piping, valves, and vessels

• Excellent experience in calculation and estimate.

• Experience in reviewing, evaluating and executing engineering software for piping systems.

• Computer literate

• Strong leadership skills and good communication skills

• Ability to work on projects in a complex and multicultural environment. – Good analytical skills.


• Ensure during the FEED and detail engineering, finalization of PVV specifications and drawings,

selection of vendors,

• preparation of construction and integration activities.

• Good engineering dossier for piping discipline all across the development.

• Efficient management of the discipline team.

• Efficient communication with FOPS, SPS and PLR team.

• Good and efficient engineering documentation review, comment and follow-up.

• Good leadership with engineering contractors and packages vendors.

• Follow-up of internal technical reviews (PTR 3, 4, and others)

Starting date: Q2 2024

Duration Location 1 : approx. 6 months (FEED Phase)

Duration Location 2: 12 months (up to 24 months EPC phase)

Renewable: Yes – Location 1: Paris Area France with frequent missions to Lagos Nigeria – Location 2:

Lagos, Nigeria – Status: residential – If rotational, rhythm: N/A

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