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

Senior Piping Material Engineer - Offshore project

Below are some key responsibilities and duties: 
  • Acts as focal Point within Mechanical Materials Supplier(s) and Sub Supplier(s)
  • Review Enquiry and Purchase Orders prior to order placement to ensure supplier alignment
  • Preparing piping material Specification & Valve specifications with complete understanding of corrosion analysis report & process PFD's. Preparing design basis, perform various calculations as per ASME 31.3 for pipe wall thickness calculation & wall thickness selection report, Miter Bend, Reinforcement Pad
  • Exposure in planning & developing Piping study layouts, piping general arrangements, isometrics checking & Preparing Material Take Off at all the stage of projects
  • Preparing and checking:
  • Technical purchase specifications, Material Requisitions, Performing Technical Bid Analysis. Review of Vendor drawings & documents for different Piping special items
  • Preparing Insulation, Painting and Wrapping/ Coating specifications
  • Review subsequent Vendor Enquiry and Purchase Order information (from supplier) to ensure technical alignment
  • Review supplier and sub supplier's technical capability prior to order, during order placement and report accordingly
  • Monitoring the execution of all Piping Material deliverables within control to ensure they meet the project program and deadlines
  • Preparing accurate and reliable progress reports and man-hour for the completion of work for Lead Piping and Layout Engineers
  • Good material database skill and experience to work in integrated material control systems with PDS/ PDMS 3D-CAD. Good knowledge of SP MARIAN
  • Coordinating the project activities and preparing specifications with the clients to ensure that the documents are per the specifications of clients and in line with International Standards
  • Preparing Schedule of Quantities for Invitation of Bids
  • Experienced in SAP for preparing Purchase requisitions & releasing Po's to vendors. Hands on experience on Software
  • Adhere to and comply with, specific engineering and quality procedures stipulated within the enquiry / order and provide feedback for continuous improvement of both vendor and home office
  • Ensure all quality requirements are understood and included in both Home office and suppliers / sub-supplier's relevant documentation
  • Ensure all testing requirements are understood and included in both Home office and suppliers / sub-supplier's relevant documentation
  • Ensure all suppliers and sub suppliers documents are issued in line with agreed schedule
  • Ensuring all appropriate SDRs have been approved and are ‘in place' with the supplier in a timely manner
  • Ensuring all appropriate suppliers documents are ‘coded', returned through Aconex and suitably approved to match the associated manufacturing phase
  • Promote and use ‘Fit For Purpose' initiatives to maximize efficiency in valve procurement/supply process
  • Technically competent in own discipline and actively maintains own competence according to standards and pursues continuous professional development
  • Provide discipline support to the business
  • Ensure self-awareness of relevant regulatory framework, legislation changes, initiatives and industry technology developments and promote to direct reports
  • Provide discipline input to scope definition and execution
  • Supporting and supervising tasks delegated to direct reports
  • Executing assigned personal objectives
  • Management of third-party suppliers in the execution of Engineering delivery

  • BSc, BEng or equivalent professional qualification
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in the oil and gas industry
  • FPSO / Offshore experience is mandatory
  • With experience in material/valve
  • Demonstrated leadership experience and previous track record of successfully working in engineering team
  • Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred
  • Previous experience of working in the Middle East would be an advantage

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.