Company: Kintec Recruitment
Skills: Piping Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: £NEG
Location: Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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.

Senior / Lead Engineer - Piping & Plant Layout (German Speaker)

Kintec Recruitment is currently seeking a Lead Piping & Layout Engineer for a permanent staff position to work with our client, a leading German engineering contractors, in the Cologne area.

Main Responsibilities:

Leadership of piping & layout teams during the execution of large scale process plant projects.
Technical contract negotiations with suppliers and customers
Development of concepts for installation and piping planning as well as material specifications
Monitoring the preparation of project documentation such as installation and piping plans, isometric drawings, support drawings, etc.
Coordination of activities with the project management team, the other departments and, if necessary, the customer Conducting internal and external design reviews


Bachelor's degree in relevant technical discipline.
Minimum 5 - 10 years of professional experience in piping and plant planning for Oil & Gas or Petrochemical projects (ideally within an EPC environment).
Previous experience in a senior or lead level engineering role.
Basic understanding of the related engineering disciplines and construction site processes.
Extensive knowledge of national and international regulations (DIN, EN, ASME, DGRL) .
Experience with 3D CAD, materials management systems, pipe statics and stress calculation is desirable.
Very good knowledge of English and German (minimum B2 level in both).

Kintec was established in the UK in 2001 with the purpose of supplying both Contract and Permanent technical engineering personnel. Currently operating within the Oil and Gas, Chemical, Life Sciences, Power, Rail and Infrastructure industries, Kintec’s business reach is on a global scale. Over the years, we have succeeded in developing lasting relationships, with both clients and candidates, and delivered expertise and up to the minute industry knowledge with efficiency and professionalism. With business expansion and the creation of further offices in the UK, networks in the Middle East, Africa, and the US as well as movement further into Europe, Kintec’s market position has gained major strength over its 18 years in business and we have reinforced this further with sector diversification. Kintec prides itself on delivering unparalleled levels of mobilisation support, which includes the organisation of visas, travel, accommodation, local payroll, security and medical insurance. We take great care to ensure that our own employees are provided with all of the necessary in-house training to be able to deliver exceptional levels of customer service to our clients and candidates. Furthermore, we provide opportunities for further career development, as part of our organic growth model, and aim to provide a favourable working environment where our personnel are held in extremely high regard. We see our staff as paramount in terms of establishing a long lasting and successful business, facilitating the overall aim to replicate and build on our historic achievements