Company: Howard Gray
Skills: Pipeline Engineering, Pipeline Services
Other Skills: NOC, NOC Engineer, Pipeline
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Expat Family Residential Package
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Pipeline NOC Team Lead

Fantastic opportunity for an NOC Team Lead, focusing on pipelines, to join a leading Oil & Gas Operator in the UAE.

This is a permanent staff position, based from their Dubai Head Office, with solid long-term stability and a family status Expat package.


Pipeline NOC Team Lead:

This role will see you be responsible for leading a team of NOC Engineers and Designers in conducting technical reviews of NOC applications in Dubai's hydrocarbon pipeline NOC zones in order to prevent 3rd party damage to the pipelines. You will be acting as the single point of contact to support project engineers to obtain NOC from other authorities / utilities.

Managing a team of approximately 6 direct reports you will be responsible for ensuring all activities are carried out in accordance with HSE procedures.

Key result areas will include designing pipeline corridor protection systems (fences, berms, warning signs, crossings etc), reviewing maps of pipeline fence damage, coordinating with pipeline owners to ensure a standardised approach to design and installation of warning signs, ensuring pipeline slab protection is used where appropriate, identify pipelines that require rehab and coordinate periodic visits.

You will also be responsible for ensuring all information is maintained in the Company GIS, ensuring it includes all upto date accurate information and work with the relevant internal engineers to update drawings / alignment sheets as required.

A key area you will be responsible for is the No Objection Certificates, where you will be working with electronic or manual NOC processes in order to organise both internal and external application reviews relevant to pipelines within the Emirate. You will be conducting / coordinating technical evaluations / clarifications etc with consultants and contractors, liaising with operational staff, updating or developing new SOP's as required, act as the single point of contact for other engineers to obtain NOCs from external authorities, monitor the NOC turnaround KPIs and lead the pipeline owner NOC group.

Further information is available on application.



Degree qualified in Mechanical, Civil or other relevant Engineering discipline.

The Pipeline NOC Team Lead we are looking for will have a minimum of 10 years experience in the above areas. You will be experienced in GIS and have a solid working knowledge of a NOC system (with manual or electronic). You should be a skilled communicator that is confident and experienced in dealing with a range of outside agencies.

We are looking for you to have AUTOCAD skills and well as being competent in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook etc).

Ideally, we are looking for you to have a valid UAE driver's license or a Home Counbtry drivers license and be willing to obtain a UAE license.