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Senior Piping Designer –Aker Solutions

Posted by Antony Thomas at Saturday, March 01, 2014

Senior Piping Designer - Aberdeen

Job ID #: 13645
Country: UK

Job category: Technical/Engineering
Location: Aberdeen

Position type: Contract
Department: 803 Talisman Flyndre (125)

Corporate overview
Aker Solutions is a global provider of products, systems and services to the oil and gas industry. Our engineering, design and technology bring discoveries into production and maximize recovery from each petroleum field. We employ approximately 26,000 people in about 30 countries. Go to for more information on our business, people and values.
We are looking for individuals who are prepared to take a position. Not only a position within Aker Solutions, but also a position on the exciting challenges the global oil and gas industry faces now and in the future
Aker Solutions is a leading global oil services company that provides engineering and construction services, technology, products and field-life solutions for the oil & gas industry. Aker Solutions currently has 28 000 people working worldwide.
Our Business very much depends on our people; all our major achievements are team efforts. We are looking for dedicated team players who like to be part of a winning team, who meet challenges head on to serve our customers’ needs.
MMO based in Aberdeen, have excellent opportunities for talented individuals who can strengthen our team and support our ambitious growth plans within the engineering, construction, maintenance, modification and operations market.
We are currently sourcing for a Senior Piping Designer for an 'ongoing contract' role located just off Aberdeen City Centre.
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please apply below.

Responsibilities and tasks
Main Responsibilities
• To ensure that the work allocated is completed in compliance with Line Managers requirements
• To ensure that the inter-discipline aspects of the design are addressed
• To ensure the generation of project drawing deliverables is via AKMS (including “check-in” / check-out”, if applicable)
• The maintenance of professional standards with regard to both attitude and work
• Ensuring that Designers, and CAD Operators are fully acquainted with the appropriate use of AKIMS
• To coach less experienced members within the squad to assist with their development
• The Candidate must have PDMS & POINT CLOUD experience
• The preparation of drawings and or modelling related to discipline in accordance with the agreed workscope, man-hours and schedule
• The carrying out of Single Discipline checking of Designers and CAD Operators work in accordance with the Company / Project procedures including PEM
• The carrying out of Onshore or Offshore Site Surveys, as required, to assist in the initial workscope definition or the development of the design and the compilation of a survey report in accordance with the Company / Project procedures
• Ensuring that the work is carried out in accordance with the requirements of the current releases of any Company / Client or Statutory Design Codes, Standards or Procedures
HS&E “Just Care” Responsibilities
• Ensure familiarity with Aker Solutions’ HSEQ Policies, Principles, Just Care™, HSE Mindset, Just Rules, Just Culture and HSE Operating System
• Actively promote, through your personal commitment, Aker Solutions’ HSEQ Policies, Principles, Just Care™, HSE Mindset, Just Rules, Just Culture and HSE Operating system
• Be seen as a role model on HSE matters within your areas of operation and influence
• Demonstrate HSE leadership of HSEQ Policies, Principles, Just Care™, HSE Mindset, Just Rules, Just Culture and HSE Operating system
• Take personal responsibility for HSE local site rules and ensure regular review of your personal HSE agreement
• Intervene and ensure intervention by others where required
• Report all accidents, incidents and near misses in accordance with Procedures
• Keep abreast of industry developments and innovations that may affect safety and welfare of personnel or protection of the environment, and inform colleagues accordingly

Qualifications & personal attributes
• HNC or HND in a Relevant Engineering Discipline
• ONC (or Equivalent) in a Relevant Engineering Discipline
Specific Training / Specialist Skills
•Current Offshore Survival Certificate
•Current Medical Certificate
•Working knowledge of 2D CAD systems (AutoCAD / Microstation)
•Working Knowledge of PDMS (3D CAD system)
•Demonstrable experience within an engineering industry as a Designer/Senior Designer
•Industry recognised training where applicable
Personal Skills
Good team working
Good organisational
Pro-active attitude

We offer
•Friendly colleagues in an industry with a bright future
•An environment where you are encouraged to develop your skills and share your knowledge with your colleagues
•Competitive benefits and strong focus on work-life balance
Competitive salary and benefits, flexible schedules to help with work-life balance, career growth …most importantly challenging projects and great people

Contact information
Contact Information: Aker Advantage is a recruitment agency with offices across the UK, Norway, Australia and the US. We have been supplying people to the Engineering Industry for over 25 years
For more information about this role please contact Paul Davies at


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