Senior Pipeline Engineer

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

Senior Pipeline Engineer

Job Purpose:

An RP&IT Senior Engineer is a key member of the team, seeking to use their considerable technical and professional experience to deliver optimum solutions for both project support and R&D activities. In doing so a Senior 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:
Technical Manager, Pipeline Engineering Support

Directly supervises:
Pipeline Engineers

Key interactions (internally, externally):

Job Scope (budget, management, specific criteria):

Typical background and experience required:
Must have:

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

Numerate and fully computer literate and will also have familiarity with structural engineering analysis.

Considerable experience of relevant pipeline design or installation experience.

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.

Familiarity with and experience of applying pipeline codes and relevant standards of practice.

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


Ability to deal easily and effectively with a wide range of audiences.

Customer Focus

Ability to understand and meet the needs of customers as appropriate, and deliver what was agreed within defined time frame.

Drive for Results

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


The ability to develop and put forward new and better ways of doing things. It includes challenging established ways of doing things by suggesting better alternatives.


Has the capacity to inspire and motivate others through skilful use of the appropriate leadership styles(s) to suit the team and/or situation.

People Development

Consistently shows the ability to encourage others to develop new skills and enhance existing skills through the use of listening, understanding, coaching and feedback.

Strategic Awareness

Has an awareness of the organisation's strengths, weaknesses and competitive position in the market place and demonstrates' global thinking as well as local action in developing and communicating objectives and strategies.

Nice to have:

Additional qualification and/or experience in pipeline design/installation.

Evidence of post-graduate self-improvement via training or part-time qualifications.

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

Offshore installation or construction experience is also relevant.

Experience/knowledge in engineering criticality assessments (ECA) of pipeline girth welds

Main accountabilities:

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