Principal Piping Engineer

Brentford, Surrey, United Kingdom

Job Reference 1238522

Location Brentford, Surrey, United Kingdom

Industry Oil & Gas - Carbon Capture

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 2, 2024


Location: Brentford
Contract duration: 8-month contract - PAYE
Recruitment Partner: Airswift
Airswift Recruiter: Oliver Sorensen

Keywords: Piping Engineer | Piping Engineering | Principal Piping | Lead Piping | Green Fuels | Aviation fuel | SAF

Our Company
One of the largest Engineering design, Procurement and Construction Management companies in the world employing 50,000 people across the globe and provides project delivery and consulting services to the resources and energy sectors, and complex process industries. 
We partner with our customers to deliver projects and create value over the life of their portfolio of assets. We solve complex problems by finding integrated data-centric solutions from the first stages of consulting and engineering to installation and commissioning, to the last stages of decommissioning and remediation. 

As a global leading provider of engineering, procurement and construction management expertise to the energy, chemicals, and resources sectors, we are proud to be able to expand our team in Brentford and we are global partners with Airswift who support and deliver our recruitment needs.

We are currently recruiting for a Principal Piping Engineer to be placed in Brentford and would be on an 8-month contract with the possibility of extension.


The Principal Piping Engineer is assigned to a project as an integral member of the project design team and is responsible for the technical and commercial execution of the design and requisitioning in accordance with the control estimate and specific requirements of the project schedule.
  • To advise the Lead Engineer as necessary to maintain the project plan for assigned project.
  • To monitor and control manhour budgets against the project plan for specific work scopes.
  • Review of vendor bids and documentation are for technical acceptability.
  • To give any necessary technical assistance to other members of the design team.
  • To ensure a level of supervision is maintained that encourages empowerment and provides a flexible, responsive approach to the design, procurement and construction of the plant.
  • Must be able to work in a multi-Discipline team across different locations and engage in collaborative behaviour that ensures the success of all Disciplines and the Project as a whole.

Skills / Qualifications:
  • Plant Layout, Piping Design and Piping Engineering experience within an EPC/EPCm environment.
  • Commercial awareness within professional services environment.
  • Knowledge of UK, European and ASME/ASTM international standards and practices.
  • Experience in a Lead position on Petrochem and/or Pharmaceutical EPC/EPCm projects.
  • Piping Materials expertise in Piping Specifications and Valves.
  • Working knowledge of E3D/PDMS.
    Mechanical Engineering Degree.

  • Project UK based with possible travel to appropriate Client offices and Sites is required to support project activities.
  • Good working knowledge of E3D

The next step
We have an exceptional team in place, and we are pleased to be able to appoint a further person to our growing business. We are aware that you may not ‘tick all the boxes’, but if you believe you can genuinely offer some valuable skills and experience to our business, please in the first instance contact our recruitment partner Airswift.


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