The successful candidate will provide pipeline engineering expertise to aid in the execution of the Company’s onshore and offshore projects and ongoing operations. Other functions include:
Co-ordinate the pipeline engineering aspects of projects to ensure that technical objectives are met within the approved scope, budget and schedule.
Monitor and review Contractors pipeline engineering effort and make recommendations to Senior Engineering Co-ordinator.
Draft/ review/ approve the pipeline route survey and laying work processes.
Prepare the documentation required by the necessary regulatory bodies with special reference to the pipeline route survey and laying works.
Prepare and maintain the BOD for the pipeline project in order to ensure that all disciplines work to consistent and up-to-date information. The BOD will be maintained in a “current” condition throughout the project phases by regular review and updates.
Develop specifications for the design, material selection, procurement, installation, testing, commissioning and operation of the various pipelines in service with Company.
Maintain pipeline records of all existing pipelines in order to avoid unplanned pipeline crossings, etc.
Co-ordinate land acquisitions and secure pipeline right of way (ROW) easement.
Co-ordinate and develop pipeline engineering plans and specifications including pig launchers and receivers, leak detection systems and flow measurements.
Ensure that Addax quality control procedures are being followed while performing the various tasks on the project as per QMS and PQP.
Perform engineering calculations for onshore and offshore pipelines, in accordance with international codes and standards and specific project requirements.
Interact with other disciplines as required for design development on projects and with Contractors / Vendors / PSC department. Co-ordinate with other lead engineers for interdisciplinary tasks.
Good communication and team building skills.
Ability to improvise/prioritise with little notice without losing attention to detail.
Proven track record of working in multicultural teams.
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 (15) 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