All Locations
Aberdeen, Hybrid Working
Business Area
PD&MS Group
Vacancy Type
Contractor
Piping

About The Role

Do you enjoy a challenge? Do you want to make a difference? Would you like to work within a friendly and inclusive team? We have an exciting opportunity working within both new and existing projects, creating bespoke, safe and cost-effective engineering solutions for our clients within the energy sector.

If you are passionate about Design, have some energy industry experience, or have transferable skills, then we would love to hear from you.

As a Lead Piping Designer, your main duties may include:

  • Aids the project in creating schedules, time assignment and resource allocation.
  • Responsible for ensuring designs meet project requirements.
  • Input to project plans.
  • Identify areas of concern during any project or study.
  • Produce cost- effective engineering solutions that are fit for purpose, safe and add value.
  • Ability to address operational and maintenance issues in the design and liaise with colleagues for the best solution.
  • Undertake surveys, both onshore and offshore.
Our Designers can expect to work in a modern environment, based in our Aberdeen or Glasgow office. We offer flexible working on a hybrid basis where 2 days per week can be worked remotely.
 
Role is available on a staff or contractor basis.

About You

Our ideal candidate will enjoy team working, will be customer and quality focused, can use their own initiative and will be responsive to our business and client needs. You should also enjoy Leadership and development of people through coaching and mentoring of others.

Requirements:
  • Experience leading a team of Designers and coordinating work tasks to achieve required plan dates or be a senior / principal designer looking for a step up in their career.
  • Experience in managing design team budgets, Produce scope estimates and recognising and controlling scope change.
  • Creating and maintaining Piping design deliverable list and monitor design team productivity.
  • Experience in providing timely progress /updates to Piping Lead Engineers with respect to design activities/deliverables.
  • Understanding and ability to interpret system Process and Instrument Diagrams.
  • Strong experience performing studies, FEED and detail design of Piping fabrications in an EPC environment or client role is highly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of the offshore and onshore Oil and Gas business, but similar transferrable industries skills will be also considered in lieu of specific O&G experience.
  • Experience of working in a brownfield environment/projects preferred. 
  • In depth experience of offshore piping lay-out requirements (Design, Safety, Construction and installation and maintenance aspects)
  • In depth experience of offshore safety regulations and construction requirements
  • Having offshore BOSIET, MIST and medical is required for the role with experience of site surveys.
  • Experience in 3D modelling - AutoCAD plant 3D is required.
  • Experience in generating and design checking 3D models (AutocAD plant 3D preferred).
  • Experience in AutoCad, Plant 3D and Recap.
  • In depth Knowledge and understanding of 2D drafting standards,  In depth experience of piping drawings requirements/presentation.
  • Knowledge, understanding of UK statutory requirements such as pressure equipment regulation (PER), PED regulations would be essential for the role.
  • HND in a relevant subject.
  • Offshore Certificates are required for this role.

About Us

Our Company delivers small, medium and large sized brownfield engineering and construction projects to both onshore and offshore facilities within the UKCS, and beyond.  In addition to our Oil & Gas delivery stream we are leading the way in the Low Carbon Energy Sector, as well as providing opportunities in Energy Transition and Cleantech sectors.
 
We strongly believe in our core values, the PD&MS GENES, which defines who we are and what we do on a daily basis, the way we deliver and what our company stands for. Each Gene is underpinned by our safety message “without compromise to safety or quality”, safety and quality do not stand alone as company values because they are integrated into everything we do. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and value inclusion and diversity.
 
We welcome applications from all persons regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran or disability status.





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