Basic computer literacy (AUTO CADD, MS Word, Excel, Project, Lotus Notes, PowerPoint)
Good understanding of project management controls and procedures.
Ability to work under pressure against tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high standard of consistency and accuracy.
Solid working knowledge of oil and gas industry piping engineering codes and standards.
Have thorough knowledge of the design of onshore and offshore oil production facilities
Have the ability to utilise common piping design software for piping system design and analysis
To provide input to Front End/Conceptual Engineering studies with respect to piping design aspects
Provide input to Integrity Management and Planned Maintenance planning
Sound understanding of HSES management systems and the application thereof, particularly with respect to design integrity and safety.
Ability to manage interfaces both internally and externally with contractors
Apt reporting skills with the ability to write well structured and easily understood reports
Able to prepare and deliver effectively presentations for information dissemination both internally to management and externally to 3rd parties
Fluent spoken and written English.
Strong interpersonal skills, able to deal with a broad spectrum of cultural and organisational styles
Minimum twenty (12) years relevant experience with an oil industry design company.
Must have worked as a piping design engineer/senior piping engineer for an Engineering Design company involved in Oil and Gas projects or an Operator for 10 years.
Must be used to working in a multi-discipline environment.
Good communication and team building skills – well able to lead and gain respect both internally and externally 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.