Lead Onshore Pipeline Engineer

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Lead Onshore Pipeline Engineer

Title: Lead Onshore Pipeline Engineer - GTG P&E Team
Location:  UK based supporting TouatGaz, Oued Zine, Algeria
Site: UK &  Groupment TouatGaz (GTG)
  • Lead Onshore Pipeline Engineer for portfolio of projects (Category 3 and above) for Oued Zine Asset
  • Normally based in UK with travel to Algeria and contracting company offices
  • Client responsible engineer for Pipeline discipline, review, acceptance sign-off of EPC deliverables and discipline liaison between EPC and site operations team
  • Chartered Engineer with suitable degree.
  • Experience as a discipline Lead
  • Ensuring the technical integrity, safety, and sustainability of the design.
  • Experience working EPC and O&G operators. Working internationally with experience from upstream and downstream O&G will be beneficial.
  • In-depth knowledge of design codes, standards, local regulations for onshore Pipeline requirements. Preparation of Basis of Design / Scope of Works / Technical Reports
  • Competent in preparing and checking engineering / design calculations for onshore pipelines, developing design sketches and pass relevant info onto Contractors / Vendors
  • Competent in use and checking of Design Software and other engineering software
  • Competent in preparing and checking onshore pipeline designs from the EPC, ensuring appropriate selection of materials, operating and design pressures/temperatures, expansion, buckling, fatigue resistance, pipeline sizing, and protection design.
  • Competent in preparing and checking management systems for pipelines, including QA/QC, safety management, environmental management, and integrity management systems.
  • Competent in preparing and checking pipeline routing criteria and routing maps.
  • Able to comment on suitability and location of block valve stations, pig launching and retrieval facilities
  • Knowledge of the layout and design of gathering stations
  • Knowledge of flow assurance as it pertains to onshore pipeline design
  • Competent in preparing and checking of pipeline specifications, data sheets, and material take-offs for line pipe, flanges, pig traps, bends etc
  • Supporting procurement i.e. commenting on technical bid evaluations, supplier data etc.
  • Supporting engineering team, including construction i.e. responding to RFI / TQ / SQ etc.
  • Experience with design, fabrication, and installation of onshore pipelines.
  • Experience of onshore pipeline testing, pre-commissioning, and commissioning activities.
  • Experience with impressed current cathodic protection and coating systems
  • Experience with civil engineering, excavation, groundworks as necessary for design and installation of onshore pipelines
  • Based in UK either London or Aberdeen with planned trips to Oued Zine and contracting company’s locations.
  • Education
    • University Degree (Bac+5) – Relevant discipline.
  • Experience
    • Highly experienced in operations and projects environment.
  • Languages
    • Fluency in English, French and Arabic would be advantageous.
  • Personal Qualities
    • Has a passion for what they do, shares knowledge and insights that strengthen team.
    • Can live with uncertainty and change but has the determination to work through issues and achieve results.
    • Team player with confidence to speak up diplomatically and welcomes challenge.
    • Able to make decisions and keep relevant stakeholders informed of them.
    • Communicates at all levels with ease and can influence in all directions effectively.
    • Assumes appropriate responsibility and has the confidence to hold the company and their own red lines.
    • Seeks out the big picture and challenges and supports others to drive continuous improvement.
  • HSEQ Responsibilities
    • Leads by example, never walks past something that is not right and confident to stop the job.
    • Takes time to assess the situation and takes action where appropriate.
    • Acting in compliance with Company values
    • Health, Safety & Environment: Excellence in HSE is demanded and integral to everything we do.

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