Rigid Pipeline Engineer

Aberdeen, Scotland
19 Jul 2019
05 Aug 2019
Oil and Gas
Skilled Trades
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title:

Rigid Pipeline Engineer

Job Purpose:

An RP&IT Engineer is a key member of the team, seeking to develop their technical and professional experience as they deliver optimum solutions for both project support and R&D activities. In doing so an Engineer shall simultaneously develop their knowledge and that of the team.

Reporting lines and interactions

Hierarchically reports to:

Technical Manager, Pipeline Engineering Support

Operationally reports to:

Senior Pipeline Engineers

Directly supervises:


Key interactions (internally, externally):

Job Scope (budget, management, specific criteria):

Typical background and experience required:
Must have:

An RP&IT Pipelines Engineer will hold a an honours degree in Mechanical, Civil or Structural Engineering. The degree must contain a thorough grounding in the theory and techniques of structural engineering.

Numerate, fully computer literate and able to produce logical and accurate written reports.

An RP&IT Pipelines Engineer will preferably have relevant experience, although graduate entry is feasible.

Must be able to apply engineering principles to offshore rigid pipeline design and installation problems faced by the TechnipFMC Group. Such problems will include but are not be limited to: pipeline installation by reeling; pipe spooling problems; installation analysis; thermal design; wall thickness design.

Drive for Results

The ability to constantly achieve results within defined timeframes. The drive to do things better and complete against a standard of excellence.

Customer Focus

Understands and meets the needs of customers - internal and external as appropriate.

Continuous Improvement

Continuously strives to improve the performance of self and others, and uses innovative methods to achieve this.

Personal Effectiveness

Has the capacity to change and improve and displays high levels of personal credibility and integrity.

Strategic Awareness

Has an awareness of the organisation's strengths in the market and competitive position in the market place. Takes an active part in communicating and acting on local objectives and strategies.

Team Working

The ability and determination to build and maintain a excellent working relationship based on a demonstrated respect for others and a willingness to work co-operatively.

Nice to have:

Additional post-graduate qualification(s) in subsea or pipeline related engineering.

Previous experience of subsea pipeline engineering problems is preferred, particularly in the specialist fields of reel-lay pipeline installation techniques.

Experience in use of FE software such as Orcaflex, Abaqus and Ansys.

Familiarity with pipeline codes and relevant standards of practice.

Offshore installation or construction experience is also relevant.

Main accountabilities:

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