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Lead Subsea Pipeline Engineer

J P Kenny
Updated: Dec 12 2012
Desired Expertise: Pipeline Engineering, Subsea Engineering, Offpipe, Orcaflex, AGA
Experience: 7+ years
Minimum Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, TX, US
Reference Code: JPK201210XIII
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: North America
Job Description:

Due to continued success and additional client work that extends for many years, J P Kenny is seeking several experienced subsea pipeline engineers, including a Lead Subsea Pipeline Engineer.​

The major objective for this position is to lead a team of pipeline engineers working on flowline engineering for various subsea field development projects.​ It is important that the Lead have familiarity with pipeline engineering related software and also be able to train graduate engineers for the design of flowlines and field development best practices which would include jumpers, in-line sleds, flowline end terminals, etc.​ Part of this objective will include preparation of engineering documents, calculations and specifications within project schedule.​

This position requires leading the team in harmony, providing guidance to the team, especially graduate engineers, to develop the project documents and review of these documents for correctness, quality and accuracy.​ This position requires interfacing with other disciplines and groups within the company and with the Client team.​ The primary deliverables or results associated with this task are to ensure quality, and schedule for the deliverables which should be as agreed with the project manager.​

In order to meet the overall objective it is important to define the basis for engineering and design within the first month of project schedule so that the team is aware of the engineering parameters.​ This involves documenting the parameters for pipeline engineering tasks.​ The key to success is consistency throughout the project.​

J P Kenny offers a mentorship program and as the Lead Pipeline Engineer you will identify events that young engineers could attend.​ The key to success is that graduate engineers experience learning opportunities and opportunities to increase industry knowledge.​

Working with cross-functional teams is a critical aspect of this job.​ As the Lead Pipeline Engineer, you will deliver project documents to the client and provide the technical skills that are required for other pipeline related activities such as surveys, fabrication and installation.​

Typically, the Lead Pipeline Engineer has the responsibility to direct the team of pipeline engineers and designers.​ In addition, the person will work closely with a subsea systems and controls engineers, the project manager, project services, quality assurance, document control and members from Wood Group Kenny sister companies.​

It is expected that the Lead Pipeline Engineer will have a degree in Engineering and be experienced with subsea pipeline software such as Offpipe, Orcaflex, and AGA, used to perform calculations and be capable of reviewing the team's calculations.​

J P Kenny is growing rapidly.​ You have a chance to participate as a Lead Pipeline Engineer to do engineering work which will require field trips, opportunities for offshore survey, construction, umbilicals and control systems and experiences on a variety of subsea developments.​ An essential part of your growth will include interfacing with different subsea hardware and growing your skills on how to lead a team.​ This is your chance to get involved with something significant, particularly since you'll play a major role delivering client satisfaction resulting in more opportunities for the company and project team.​ As a key part of this you will be given the opportunity for learning engineering and project management skills thereby increasing your career opportunities.​ This is a major company initiative working with a close-knit team, approachable management and a company that recognizes individual performance.​

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