Company: Perenco UK Ltd
Skills: Pipeline Engineering, Piping Engineer, Asset Integrity Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Competitive
Location: Norwich, England, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: United Kingdom

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Piping Engineer to become an integral part of a dynamic team at Perenco.

This position is responsible for the engineering assessment, management, development and implementation of pipeline integrity management systems for Perenco's offshore and onshore pipelines and riser network. The role requires a detailed understanding of offshore pipeline engineering, immediate recognition of defects & anomalies, ability to engineer remedial actions as necessary. The role also requires engineering working knowledge of corrosion issues together with pipeline corrosion modelling and corrosion inhibition. The role actively supports the specific goal of ensuring Perenco UK's pipeline assets remain fit for purpose until the projected end of field life dates

This role is primarily based in our Norwich office with the requirement to travel to our offshore operational sites on a regular basis.


Key responsibilities include

• Lead the development, review and update of pipeline and riser integrity management systems
• Continual development of risk based inspection strategies. Manage inspection cycle activities from scope agreement, technique selection, supplier selection, contract strategy, safety reviews, mobilisation, data acquisition monitoring & receipt & distribution of deliverables
• Fulfil the role of Competent Pipeline Person under Perenco's Pipeline Integrity Management Strategy (PIMS)
• Regulatory - HSE liaison for technical discussion, audits and any consents and licences for new and existing facilities
• Review pipeline inspection & maintenance strategies regularly in terms of alignment with field life expectations of PUK infrastructure
• Carry out pipeline fitness for service assessments based on measured or predicted defects
• Manage and review the approval of external studies by specialist contractors
• Manage the work of the outsourced pipeline engineers on behalf of Perenco UK, as required
• Manage costs by controlling spending and promoting a challenging cost culture to ensure we get value from suppliers and contractors
• Preparation of annual pipeline integrity summary including 3rd party activities, providing an overall fitness for service statement
• Management of subsea contractors activities, check and review workscopes and final reports
• Act as liaison point & primary contact for new developments which involve pipeline design / build / commissioning & associated subsea activities
• Support offshore/onshore in assessing day-to-day safety issues. Required deliverables include auditable input into isolation reviews, risk assessments and incident investigations, where necessary


Safety Critical Tasks

Compliance Competent Person

- Accountable as the Lead Competent Person role within the Competent Body (RBI Team), under PSSR & COMAH for onshore and SCR/PFEER/DCR for offshore, ensuring that the IPPPS and inspection strategy is executed accordingly, the documents are up to date and act as reviewer/authority for all other Technical Integrity BMS documentation

Recognition of Defects & Anomalies - Pipelines

- Ability to identify integrity threats to allow appropriate inspection and repair plans to be developed to manage any anticipated defects that could occur within your allocated discipline

Management of Change - Technical Reviewer

- Review Management of Change (MOC) proposals via the eMOC system, address technical queries, ensure compliance with technical standards within the Process discipline and provide access to specialist engineering advice


Experience / Qualifications

The candidate should be qualified to Chartered Engineer level or working towards Chartership
The minimum requirement for this position at least 8 years' experience in energy related industry, with 5 years direct supervisory involvement in pipeline inspection, integrity management, construction and/or repair and maintenance
Contractual experience including scoping, safety reviews, mobilisation & performance management are also essential for this role