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Sr. Piping Engineer - UK (Amec Foster Wheeler)

Posted by Antony Thomas at Monday, March 07, 2016

Senior Piping Engineer

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Piping
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent
Job Description
Overview / Responsibilities
Amec Foster Wheeler is currently recruiting for a Senior Piping Engineer with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry. This is a staff opportunity based in Knutsford..

The Role

To execute Plant Layout and Piping discipline engineering activities within budget and schedule, whilst maintaining technical integrity fpr the FEED stage of a brownfield modification project, on and offshore.

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Execute piping engineering activities (Concept, Front End Engineering Development, Technical Study & Detailed Design)
  • Act as discipline focal point as required
  • Achieve safety standards as defined in personal performance contract
  • Be responsible for assessing effectiveness of working practices and systems with a view to continuously      improving systems, personal and team performance
  • Carry out work in accordance with Amec Foster Wheeler and project Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems
  • Maintain the required technical quality of work
  • Identify scope and schedule changes in accordance with the Change Control Process
  • Maintain planning and cost control on all scopes
  • Ensure that designs comply with the relevant Codes, Standards, Regulations and Procedures
  • Provide technical assistance to discipline assigned personnel as required
  • Ensure, as far as practically possible, that all assigned work is carried out in compliance with the agreed budget and schedule
  • Keep up to date with technical developments, National and International standards and legislative requirements related to the discipline scope
  • Review, prepare, check and/or approve work output of discipline assigned personnel
  • Prepare estimates and schedules and assist in their review
  • Maintain good communication with the client
  • Maintain discipline filing system
  • Encourage and provide lateral learning within the project
Skills / Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent in appropriate engineering subject would be desirable
  • Chartered Engineer and member of appropriate engineering institution would be desirable
  • Experienced engineer with sound technical background and expertise
  • Experienced in the use of appropriate codes of practice, standards and relevant sections of statutory documentation
  • Experienced in the use of design and assessment methods used within discipline
  • Competent in use of analytical methods used within discipline including theoretical background for analysis programs
  • Familiar with and competent in planning, progress monitoring, forecasting and reporting
  • Aware of commercial, contractual and administrative aspects of engineering
  • Able to estimate man-hours and materials for delegated aspects of work
  • Able to work with other disciplines and draughting sections to meet delivery dates
  • Experienced in quality control requirements and quality assurance for engineering work
  • Competent in design safety / environmental requirements, procedures and responsibilities for both self and subordinates
  • Oil and Gas experience, extensive brownfield experience
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of ASME design codes
  • Relevant Offshore tickets

Diversity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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