Piping & Mechanical Engineer - Principal

  • negotiable
  • Scotland Scotland
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas
At Aker Solutions we are committed to helping the energy industry and broader society #PowerTheChange towards a low-carbon future.

We are changemakers and problem solvers with more than 180 years of experience. Our ambitions are high. By 2030, renewables and low-carbon solutions for oil and gas will make up two-thirds of our business. Do you want to be a part of driving the transition?The Electrification, Maintenance and Modification (EMM) segment within Aker Solutions are specialists in managing, executing, and delivering small, medium and large complex projects from feasibility studies, frame agreements and EPCI.We are looking for a Principal Engineer - Piping & Mechanical to join our team based in our Aberdeen (AIBP) office.

What will you be doing?
  • Lead the Ping engineering team to meet project requirements and perform all technical duties in a highly competent and efficient manner.
  • To carry out professional engineering, procurement, construction, installation, and completion activities in a competent and efficient manner whilst ensuring that the technical and safety integrity of engineering being performed is maintained at all times.
  • Ensure project deliverables are generated using Aker Solutions systems and tools (note; training will be provided).
  • Be involved in a wide variety of scopes ranging from smaller Front End Studies to Minor/Major Modification and Maintenance Projects and other Specialist Services.
  • Review, check the work of others and be responsible for their performance within their discipline / function and ensuring technical correctness of deliverables and compliance with international codes & standards, client specifications and project standards.
  • Compilation of weekly reports on progress via project tools where applicable.
  • Liaise with client project and facilities engineering in the execution of the modifications project scopes of work delivering work on Schedule and within Budget and in accordance with company procedures.
  • Accountable for the effective administration and implementation of Management of Change.
  • Preparation of cost and time/man-hour estimates via Aker Solutions Systems where applicable.
We think you should have:
  • Sound working knowledge of relevant industry codes and standards
  • Preferably experience with Equinor systems and tools.
  • Educated to degree level in engineering discipline
  • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer preferred
  • 10+ years relevant experience including front end studies, FEED and/or EPCI projects from energy sector.
  • Basic knowledge of design software such as PDMS, E3D, Navisworks and AutoCAD.
  • Participate in HAZOP review as required.
  • Solution oriented with good communication and collaboration skills.
  • Knowledge of relevant Norwegian regulations and standards preferred but not essential.
  • Awareness of latest technical developments
More reasons to work with us:
  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Healthy work-life balance

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.

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