Senior Piping Designer (Fixed term contract until 30/11/2018)
JOB TITLE: Senior Piping Designer (Fixed term contract until 30/11/2018)
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-06 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2018-09-05

Job Title:  Senior Piping Designer (Fixed term contract until 30/11/2018)
Location:  Baku, Azerbaijan

A vacancy has arisen within RDS as part of the onshore Business Unit for a Senior Piping Designer who is responsible for preparation of design deliverables for allocated jobs / projects.


• Ensuring all work carried out in accordance with RDS Quality Management Systems and Procedures.
• Knowledge of, and compliance with KCA Deutag Management Systems along with, client, industry and international specifications / standards.
• Supervise discipline personnel under own control, and for the quality of work produced by these discipline personnel.
• Production of cost effective design solutions that are fir for purpose, safe and add value to both KCA Deutag and the Client. Motivation of discipline personnel allocated to own area of responsibility to do similarly.
• Originate design documentation for allocated work scopes, e.g. drawings, sketches and bill of materials, and checking similar documentation created by others.
• Ensure operational and maintenance issues are addressed in the design. Seek input from operations and maintenance personnel and, if beneficial, carry out presentations to the site personnel of changes to their installation.
• Surveys, both onshore and offshore, to determine information to allow execution of work scopes.
• Raise requisitions for purchase of engineered items and services, as directed by the Lead Piping Designer.
• Inspect of onshore-procured materials and fabrications, as required.
• Execution of work within man-hour budget and time schedule.
• Assure of consistency and quality in the Piping Design / Drafting Drawing package.
• Prepare and review of design drawings, and other piping discipline design deliverables.
• Identify increase or reduction in scope and advise the Lead Piping Engineer accordingly.
• Produce equipment arrangements. Produce Piping Plans. Sections and isometrics.
• Participate in design reviews with project personnel.
• Responsible for designs from initial concepts through fabrication and commissioning.
• Responsible for equipment and piping systems within an AutoCAD 2D and 3D environment to meet client and project requirements.
• Represent KCA Deutag with Clients and Suppliers / Vendors in a professional manner.
• Use of safe approach in working practises, following the objectives of the Office and Project specific Health, Safety and Environment Plans.
• Familiarise themselves with the Group Safety Policy and take all reasonable care to ensure the health and safety of themselves and persons likely to be affected by their acts or omissions, as required by KCA Deutag Operational Integrity Management System (OIMS).

Key Skills and Experience:

• Minimum of degree in Engineering Discipline or HNC / NVQ in discipline.
• Minimum of 10 years piping design experience in an engineering design environment in O&G industry.
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in supervisory role.
• Excellent knowledge of engineering practices, design details, international codes and standards, procedures, and specifications.
• Proficient user of AutoCAD.
• Ability to work and check piping deliverables in a 2-D and 3-D environment.
• Drilling Facilities experience advantageous.
• Recognised training in AutoCAD.
• Excellent verbal and written English.
• Excellent communication and leadership skills essential for Client, Interdisciplinary and Vendor coordination.


If you feel you have the skills, experience and approach necessary to perform this role, please apply by sending an updated CV to: by 10th of August, 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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