Pipeline Engineer

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

Job Reference 1193024

Location Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

Industry Oil & Gas - Pipeline

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added August 21, 2023

Airswift is looking for a Pipeline Engineer for one of our major clients in Aberdeen!

Contract: PAYE / Inside IR-35
Duration: +12 months/Long-term
Location: Aberdeen
Recruitment Partner: Airswift

Recruiter: Lara Rapozo


  • Reporting to the Lead Integrity Engineer it is a key position responsible for managing the ongoing integrity of RSRUK Pipelines, rigid and flexible and all associated equipment subsea and topsides, to effectively support and assure the Integrity Management of the company's UK’s pipeline infrastructure


  • Initiate, support and report on investigations for unplanned failures to promote learning and improvement in pipeline integrity management
  • Support the Lead Integrity Engineer in the preparation, execution and review of pipeline inspection programs, work-packs and individual inspection projects
  • Liaise with asset planners and vessel planning specialist to ensure that the pipeline inspection activities are fully included on the MTAP and near-term activity plans
  • Prepare, manage and forecast inspection and inspection engineering costs as required by Lead Integrity Engineer.
  • Collating, recording and management of pipeline inspection data, video and CP records
  • Maintain and foster relationships with 3rd party operators and industry peers
  • Contribute in the preparation of design / engineering documentation
  • Ensure work is carried out in accordance with relevant codes, standards and procedures
  • Report work progress status or non-compliance to the Senior Pipeline Engineer
  • Maintain a healthy relationship with and liaise with other disciplines, departments, project personnel and contractors
  • Manage both internal and external resources / contractors according to the work- scope and schedule to ensure timely and cost effective delivery, proposing execution strategy, planning and deliverables for each work-scope
  • Implement and manage on a continuous basis a process of risk identification and management, including the management of change in order to minimise risks to the work-scope delivery and objectives
  • Implement and record feedback of lessons learned to the organisation for technical issues
  • Act on specific technical direction and outcome requirements to develop and deliver flawless work execution
  • Assist with input to regulatory notifications, permits and consents
  • Responsible for the generation of workpacks and study scopes
  • Provide input and support in HAZIDs, HAZOP’s, HIRAs
  • Support assessment of data and results
  • Arrange and perform offshore visits to platforms and diving / construction vessels as necessary to be effective in role

  • Degree qualified, or equivalent, in an appropriate pipeline or engineering discipline
  • CEng or working towards chartered status
  • Extensive subsea pipeline and flexible pipeline system technical experience with subsea contractor / consultancy essential with additional operator experience preferred
  • Full understanding of pipeline defect assessment (e.g. PDAM) and repair in line with applicable design codes (e.g. ASME B31.8)
  • Detailed understanding of technical requirements for the design, procurement, installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance of pipelines, risers (flexible and rigid) and caissons
  • Demonstrable understanding of pipeline codes and regulations
  • Proficient practitioner of Pipeline Risk Assessment
  • Proficient and in the understanding and prevention of Major Accident Hazards
  • Full understanding of pipeline defect types, morphology and in-service operating conditions that contribute to these manifesting
  • Committed to personal safety and its role in meeting business objectives
  • Demonstrable sense of personal accountability and ownership of asset integrity on the allocated asset
  • Efficient effective and demonstrable organisational skills, with performance delivery focus
  • Unwavering ethical, safety, environmental and responsibility values
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, proactive, dynamic and demonstrates flexibility and ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment

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