Piping Stress Engineer

02 Oct 2018
01 Nov 2018
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is currently recruiting for Piping Stress Engineer with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry.

  • Ensure that engineering activities on assigned projects are executed within budgeted manhours and approved schedules, in compliance with project procedures, standards and specifications and in accordance with Wood Procedures and the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of South Africa
  • Prepare requisition index for special piping items, indicating planned issue date for each requisition. Update and reissue monthly
  • Prepare and check pipe stress calculations as required
  • Review and approve flowsheets for correctness of depicting piping and materials
  • Review and approve all piping drawings and ensure that the quality of design and drawings produced for enquiry and fabrication purposes is of satisfactory standard
  • Prepare technical bid analysis for special piping items

Skills / Qualifications
  • B. Sc. / B. Eng. in Mech. Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2+ years of applicable experience and registered with ECSA as a professional engineer or engineering technologist
  • Knowledge of Piping Codes like ASME B 31.3, ASME B31.4 and ASME B31.8
  • Knowledge of Piping Layout Design and Piping Material Engineering
  • Knowledge of Caesar II is a must. Knowledge of other Flexibility Analysis software is an added advantage
  • Must have the ability to conduct flexibility analysis of and should be proficient in Isometric checking from a stress perspective of:
    • High temperature and high-pressure lines with associated supporting
    • Lines connected with reciprocating and rotating equipment
    • Two phase flow lines
    • PSV systems
  • Good team player with proven leadership skills and excellent communication skill

Company Overview
Amec Foster Wheeler ( www.amecfw.com ) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

Employing around 40,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

Diversity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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