TechnipFMC is a global oil and gas leader, specialized in subsea, onshore, offshore, and surface technologies. Our mission: to enhance the performance of world’s energy industry. How we do it: by constantly challenging conventions and investing in our 37 000+ employees, across 48 countries. At TechnipFMC, we aim to offer an inspiring working experience: tackling some of the most complex technical and engineering challenges in the world in collaboration with a truly global team.
At TechnipFMC, we deliver critical projects of a scale, scope and difficulty that you simply won’t find anywhere else.
To lead the delivery of rigid pipeline detailed engineering as required for studies, tenders or projects.
Reporting lines and interactions:
Hierarchically reports to: Rigid Pipeline Design Manager
Operationally reports to: Project Managers, Project Engineering Managers
Directly supervises: Discipline Engineers
Key interactions (internally, externally):
Project Managers, Project Engineering Managers, External Clients, Discipline Managers, Project Engineers, Discipline Engineers
Job scope (budget, management, specific criteria):
The rigid pipelines design team is involved in a mixture of short turnaround operations support work and longer term subsea detailed design work scopes. The work performed by the Principal Pipeline Engineer can be summarised as follows:
Pre-execute studies to support the front end team and tenders;
Detailed design studies to support the execution of projects;
Post operational studies (i.e. life extensions, fitness for purpose) to support the IRM business;
Design/analysis of subsea rigid pipelines (Single pipelines, PIP etc.);
Design/analysis of rigid tie in spools and risers;
Review and provide assurance of the quality of all subsea rigid pipeline work subcontracted by TechnipFMC;
Provide assistance to the Team Manager in supporting the team;
Provide technical support and guidance to the global engineering centres as required;
Contributing to the technical development of the rigid pipeline team;
Provide technical leadership to solve various engineering problems;
Carry out risk assessments
Bachelor degree in Engineering (Civil, Structural, Mechanical or Aeronautical).
Nice to have:
Post graduate degree (M.Sc or Ph.D) in Engineering;
Typical background and experience required:
Extensive experience in subsea pipeline engineering;
Strong and broad understanding of pipeline and subsea engineering;
Proven strong technical track record in the design of subsea pipelines, including PIP systems;
Detailed understanding of pipeline global buckling or trawl interaction;
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral;
Highly self-motivated with a drive for results and improvement;
Ability to manage and champion change;
Good computer literacy (e.g. in MS Office);
Proven track record in Abaqus FE analysis;
A strong proven understanding of all relevant design codes and recommended practices;
Full command of the English Language.
Nice to have:
Proven ability to program in Python and/or VBA;
Awareness of flow assurance, material selection, metocean and geotechnical engineering;
Knowledge of using Sage Profile, FS2000, Autopipe, Orcaflex and MathCad
Quality of deliverables from the team;
Timely delivery of reports, calculations and drawings;
Leading the support of the development of technical and behavioral competence of the engineers within the pipeline team;
Management of work scopes undertaken by external consultants and GEC’s on behalf of the pipelines team.
Based in the TFMC Aberdeen (Westhill) office. May be required to travel to other offices, sites, offshore and client locations when required.
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