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Piping Engineer / Designer–Technip, Athens

Posted by Antony Thomas at Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Piping Engineer / Designer

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Location: Athens, Rome or abroad

Job purpose:

Leads and takes the ownership of specific tasks in a project:

- Technical responsibility of Material Requisitions,

- Performing Design Calculations, 2-D and 3-D design work,

- Coordination with other disciplines,

- Forecasting of MTOs for his design area,

- Reviewing vendor documents.

Reporting lines and interactions:

Hierarchically reports to: Piping Dept. Coordinator

Operationally reports to: Lead Piping Engineer

Directly supervises (operationally):  Not Applicable

Key interactions (internally, externally):

Internally: Other discipline engineers, Project Engineers, Designers

Externally: Possibly vendors for the items procured, subcontractors

Job scope (= role dimension: budget, management, specific criteria):

Not Applicable


Must have

  • Engineering Degree or Diploma (4 or 5 year degree, GPA>7.0)
  • 2-D design knowledge
  • Design / Drafting S/W (AUTOCAD etc.)
  • Knowledge of General S/W (MS Office etc.)
  • Be able to work in a team environment and handle multiple Project responsibilities
  • Willing to work on a national and international environment
  • Fluent in Greek
  • Fluent in English

Nice to have

  • 3+ years experience in Design and execution of projects in onshore or offshore facilities
  • Knowledge of 3-D design S/W (PDS or other)
  • Knowledge of  MICROSTATION S/W
  • Field Engineering experience.
  • Knowledge of materials

Main accountabilities:

  • Ensures timely approval of engineering and requisitioning documents from the client as well as timely technical and economical definition of change orders and claims.
  • Prepares updates and checks calculations for detailed engineering.
  • Contributes to optimization of material quantities by proposing value engineering solutions.
  • Ensures contractual technical specifications are met by the suppliers- Adheres to the committed man/hours and budget
  • Ensures timely internal and external reporting on engineering / requisitioning activities.
  • Meets quality objectives of the project
  • Interfaces with other discipline specialist engineers and possibly project support functions such as procurement and planning.
  • Provides guidance and mentoring to more junior engineering employees


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