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Piping Designer – Aker Solutions Aberdeen

Posted by Antony Thomas at Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Piping Designer

Job ID #: 15191
Country: UK

Job category: Technical/Engineering
Location: Aberdeen

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

Education required: Not Indicated

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 28,000 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
About Us
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 looking for Piping Designers.

Responsibilities and tasks
To carry out design activities within an area of a project and ensure that the technical and safety integrity of the design is maintained and that the Company and Project procedures are adhered to
To be aware of and adhere to the Aker Solutions values, systems and processes including PEM and AKiMS
• 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

Qualifications & personal attributes
• HNC or HND in a Relevant Engineering Discipline
• ONC (or Equivalent) in a Relevant Engineering Discipline
• 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

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



Piping Cold Insulation Thickness

Posted by Antony Thomas at Tuesday, April 29, 2014


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Piping Hot Insulation Thickness (Calcium Silicate)

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Insulation thickness for surfaces operating from 60 to 983 Deg C

Sr. Piping Designer - WorleyParsons, Abu Dhabi

Posted by Antony Thomas at Monday, April 21, 2014

Sr. Piping Designer - WorleyParsons, Abu Dhabi

Job Type: Full-time
Recruiter Purayil, Rijosh
Advertising Category: Engineering/Design & Sciences
Location of Job: Abu Dhabi, AE (Primary)
Job Description: Worley Parsons is a dynamic, entrepreneurial, empowered EPCM employing over 40,000 people across 41 countries.  With a recognized global reputation as a provider of professional services to the energy, resources and complex process industries, Worley Parsons continues to push the boundaries and extend its capabilities around the world.  Headquartered in Australia, we are a global company that prides itself on providing safe and high quality services that exceed our clients’ expectations.

Worley Parsons strives to be an industry leader in health, safety and environmental performance. Our vision is to achieve zero harm to people and assets, and zero environmental incidents. We select people who share our values, beliefs and commitment to this vision and who demonstrate the expected behaviors, competencies and performance associated with their prospective roles within the company.

We are looking for Sr. Piping Designer for our In-house role to be based in UAE.

Position: Permanent

Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE

Primary Objective

Responsible for performing plant layout and piping design activities using project approved “in house” 3D CAD modelling and 2D drafting systems.

Specific Objectives

Produce the various discipline deliverables to the agreed schedule.

Apply recognised offshore engineering practices applicable to piping design and topside/plant layout.

Apply good interpersonal skills, liaising with members of other disciplines and departments Supervising, coordinating and training of process designers.

Apply an awareness and willingness to work as a team member

Quality Assurance – work within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance systems.

Safety – Responsible for personal safety and working within the Occupational Health & Safety procedures

Essential skills/experience

Trade course in mechanical draughting or equivalent. Diploma in engineering would be an advantage but not a must.

Familiar with the prime drivers related to offshore topsides layout design

Minimum 10 years proven experience in all aspects of piping/layout design within a design consulting/energy company involving design of substantial facilities for oil and gas companies.

A member of a piping design team on at least two major Greenfield projects offshore with a recognized company within the Oil & Gas Industry.

A minimum of 2 years experience as a user of the 3D CAD modelling and 2D drafting system applicable to piping layout and design

Must be capable of producing piping GA drawings and isometric drawings in AutoCAD.

A committed team player able to work on own initiative with the minimum of supervision

Exposure to fabrication, construction and installation activities desirable although detailed involvement is not essential.

Capable and fit to perform site verification of offshore piping systems in conjunction with the piping design

Matching indicators

Knowledgeable in the design requirements for piping systems specific to each type of equipment.

Capable of relating P&ID’s against piping general arrangement drawings

In depth knowledge in types of piping components used in the design of piping systems.

Capable in generating piping isometrics from piping general arrangement drawings and P&IDs.

If your skills and experience match the above criteria and the opportunity to work on this exciting project sounds of interest please apply directly to the advertisement.

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