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Sr. Piping Specifications Engineer – Japan (AMEC Foster Wheeler)

Posted by Antony Thomas at Sunday, January 04, 2015


Sr. Piping Specification Engineer (PMC) - Yokohama, Japan


Amec Foster Wheeler currently has an overseas assignment opportunity for Senior Piping Specification Engineer -  from January 2015 for a role in Yokohama, Japan. The assignment will involve working in the EPC Contractor's office in a PMC role, and you will be responsible as senior engineer- piping specifications with the prime objective of designing, developing and supporting piping specification activities to issue relevant documents on their appointed project

The Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) is implementing a major project, the Clean Fuel Project (CFP) which comprises the upgrade of two existing refineries. The Clean Fuels Project is a major upgrade and expansion of the existing Mina Al-Ahmadi (MAA) and Mina Abdullah (MAB) refineries. The objective is to increase the overall throughput by 264,000 bpsd to 800,000 bpsd and to increase conversion of fuel oil to higher value products to meet expected market demand and specs for low sulphur content transport fuels.


  • Carrying out various piping specification activities and preparation of deliverables as identified in the Functional Competencies as necessary on their appointed project
  • Signing of drawing/documents as originator/checker in accordance with correct procedures
  • Ensuring engineering and design quality, technical accuracy of piping specifications, datasheets, reports etc
  • Execution of assigned work in accordance with applicable contract procedures, and client and project standards
  • Adhering to engineering procedures for design safety and adopting safe attitudes towards engineering design and raising features affecting the safety and integrity of the project with appropriate authorities
  • Correct interpretation of material management system for instituting component and material coding to suit material logistics requirements


  • Qualified to degree level with 15-20 years of relevant experience or equivalent
  • Gained sound engineering experience in the world class process plant / or power industry, working in a project environment for a major contracting company
  • Project experience of working in a variety of critical projects including grassroots, brownfield and revamp types
  • Has significant experience in handling material specification and design issues during design and construction phases including material management systems
  • Experienced in implementation of various relevant codes and standards for design of piping components
  • Has experience in managing teams

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