Senior Piping Engineer

| SECTOR : Oil and Gas | PROJECT PHASE: Hook-up / Installation | DURATION : Two years


  • Fulfil the Company expert roles of Technical Reference Person (TRP) for the Piping discipline including piping stress, materials and layouts.
  • Support ‘Team Lead’ to ensure all facets of Piping Engineering within the business across all entities; for all new developments / modifications and life time extensions are technically compliant, safely and timely completed in accordance with International Standards, policies, process, standards and guidelines.
  • Secure Cost efficiency and develop savings in budgeting and schedule for projects that are executed.
  • Provide expertise advice in the field of Piping Engineering and be able to represent the company within the North Field operator’s community / wider.
  • Presentation of technical issues to senior management with a view to endorsement of budget/technical/best practice and value engineering


  • Ensure and promote the application of HSE and Safety Engineering policies, process, standards, and guidelines incl. international rulesets.
  • Liaise as required with NOC’s shareholders Technical Authorities, D+W / FOPS and MP entities to ensure Piping strategies and current best industry technical knowledge is applied and enforced.
  • Ensure that contractors comply at all times with the above, taking actions as required in case of deviation.
  • Promote safety culture within personnel and contractors including reporting of anomalies.
  • Develop and oversee the design of new piping installations or modifications in conjunction with E&C, D&W, FOPS and MP entities.
  • Define, specify and carry out necessary technical studies in order to propose robust and optimized technical solutions.
  • Prepare requisitions for piping material procurement and technical bids evaluation.
  • Prepare scope of work, cost estimates, budgets, and technical dossiers for all packages for piping related activities.
  • Lead the technical review of the bidders’ proposals and prepare technical recommendations accordingly.
  • Produce and supervise detailed engineering performed by Contractors for installation engineering
  • Evaluate and approve Production Facilities drawings and designs, installation schemes, layouts, HAZOP studies & materials take-off for all required entities e.g. D&W / FO and MP thus providing consistency and standardization for CAPEX/OPEX benefit.
  • Ensure that Engineering Contractors submit all deliverables on time and check them regularly to achieve quality expectations.
  • Lead development and update of piping standards.
  • Interact with Third Parties such as Certifying bodies and the like to ensure independent oversight is maintained
  • Plan and conduct KOM with contractors, JRA/work permits meetings in liaison with FO entity.
  • Interview, select and recruit Piping Engineering Personal [both direct hire and Contract Staff]



  • Qualification: BEng or MEng in Mechanical Engineering; with membership of a recognized professional body e.g. C.Eng / I.Mech.E
  • +12 years in offshore oil & gas covering Design Offices, fabrication/installation with 5-7 years in a leadership role
  • Good sense of team spirit, strong leadership and interpersonal, transferable and communication skills. Fluent in English (Verbal/written).



Doha, Qatar


Two years