Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Piping Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Below are some key responsibilities and duties: 
  • Basic knowledge in piping layout and its essential features
  • Understand the company design basis for the criticality of the piping and prepare the stress critical line list
  • Provide expert input in pipe stress analysis and design of piping systems to Company engineering studies, FEED, Detail engineering and EPC projects
  • Asses the loop requirement during FEED layout studies
  • Conduct pipe stress analysis for critical lines in piping/Pipeline systems as per ASME codes (ASME B31.3, ASME B31.4 and ASME B31.8) using CAESAR II software
  • Hands on experience in non-metallic piping design and stress analysis i.e.: GRE and HDPE piping
  • Perform pipe stress analysis for different equipment like turbine, Compressors, Pumps, tanks, exchangers, heaters, columns, etc.
  • Perform formal manual stress analysis calculations when required
  • Perform evaluation of Nozzle Loads and Flange Leakage for ASME and API flange joints
  • Hands on experiences in Nozzle pro calculation  
  • Resolve high secondary stresses in piping
  • Check for Vibration in pipes and resolves as per Energy Institute Guidelines
  • Selection of spring hangers, snubbers, struts for pipe supports
  • Prepare stress isometric drawings with all necessary details which can be used to transfer the design details to layout and civil/Structural teams, Provide pipe loading information to Civil/Structure
  • Ensure to extract engineering data from CAD drawings as well as computer models
  • Coordinate with design team to select and design pipe supports elements as needed
  • Support lead piping & pipeline engineers to develop and review pipe reinforcement parameters where required as per ASME code
  • Develop detailed data sheets and requisitions for pipe stress equipment and materials like Spring supports and Expansion Joints (Metallic and non-metallic)
  • Interact frequently with various engineering disciplines and departments in collecting inputs and share outputs as understandable
  • Provide magnitude of hydrostatic and various operating/occasional loads acting on restraints like guides, hold-down and axial stop type supports
  • Carry out review, approve and or supervise study and design work using Company and Client design methods, standards and data, to a high quality and in accordance with Project requirements
  • Prepare complete documentation of the stress analysis and support design.
  • Participates in reviewing and checking designs, drawings and data from suppliers
  • Ensure that Company and Client's Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality Management Procedures are compiled in design
  • Actively support business development through participation in professional conferences, participating in proposal preparation and estimating the man-hour based on activities
  • Frequent travel to site, if required in collecting site data in designing brownfield type projects.
  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in diverse roles in Design, Consulting and / or EPC project environment
  • Expert in static and dynamic pipe stress analysis methodologies and hands on experiences
  • Expertise in analysis of complex piping / pipeline systems (i.e. high temperature, buried, and vibrating systems etc.)
  • Excellent knowledge of ASME engineering codes and standards relevant to Oil & Gas and Petrochemicals, offshore and onshore and in both piping and pipeline design and analysis
  • Likelihood of failure assessments based on EI guidelines for various dynamic loads for critical piping system
  • Proficiency in CAESAR II, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point
  • Familiar with ADNOC, DP, Shell Engineering Standards would added advantage
  • Knowledge of Equipment layout Development and Piping layout design
  • Knowledge of 3D model review software and ability to participate in 3D model reviews and closeouts
  • Hands on experiences in participation of HSE studies like HAZOP and HAZID
  • Excellent communication, mentoring, coaching and collaboration skills
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English
  • FPSO / Offshore experience is preferred

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.