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.
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