Chief Piping Engineer


Doha, Qatar

Ref: LP742-295

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

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Primary objective
- The Chief Engineer co-ordinates all the piping engineering, piping design and equipment layout functions to meet the objectives of the various Projects, which also mainly includes greenfield and brownfield offshore Projects
- Responsible authority over the Lead Piping/Layout Engineer, Lead Stress Engineer, Lead Material Engineer, all assigned to the discipline to complete the plant layout & piping design and engineering activities

Specific and Key Accountabilities
- Responsible for all Piping Chief Engineer functions
- In absence of the Piping Discipline Manager, to function as a Delegate and be responsible for all DM functions
- Supervision, training and leading a Team of Engineers, Designers, 3D modelers, Stress & support Engineers and Materials Engineers of different culture, nationality, levels of experience, for the design and engineering associated with all projects
- Motivate team members to initiate ideas to improve efficiency and quality of deliverables
- Providing feedback for performance appraisals of all reporting staff in Piping Discipline
- Proactive in transferring skills and sharing knowledge.
- Contributes to the development of the procedures required for the preparation and checking of calculations, drawings, and documents.
- Contributes to technology selection studies, process simplification, customized standards, value engineering constructability review, 3D CAD review and cost estimates.
- Organise and Manage all Piping Engineering and Design works for various offshore greenfield and brownfield Projects (conceptual, FEED, Detail Engineering) on a Key Client Portfolio.
- Ensure recognised offshore engineering practices applicable to piping design and topside/plant layout are adopted.
- Review and approve all piping design and engineering deliverables, ensure that all works is in line with the requirements of project standards and ensure all deliverables are issued as per project requirements
- Piping design integrity of work scope and maintenance of standards.
- Lead the Presentation of the 3D model Reviews and Plot Plan / Equipment Layout Reviews
- Interaction with Manager of Engineering, Project Engineering Managers and Project Managers, as well as Interaction (as and when required) with Company Management, HR, Recruitment, Finance, IT
- Apply good leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, liaising across the organisation with members of other disciplines and departments.
- Coordination, Interaction, and meetings with Client, as well as Vendors, Contractors
- Active participation in management meetings for: Engineering reviews, Project reviews, Project planning, Business development and Improvement programs
- Inter-disciplinary coordination, including squad checking, Coordination with Projects discipline
- Manpower planning and resource allocation for different projects including work share between low-cost centres and special skills centres
- Project progress and budget monitoring and control for different projects, reporting of needs list, areas of concerns, deviations
- Implementing HSE and quality assurance within the department within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance systems.
- Identifying industry best practices and implementing the same within the department for improving efficiency and effectiveness
- Pre-bid engineering and proposal estimate for various prospective projects ranging from feasibility study, conceptual design, FEED to detail engineering & procurement services
- Estimation of man-hours during tendering stage
- Providing Inputs to EPC Scope of Works
- Provide inputs to Change reporting and Change management

Worley, Vision, Purpose & Values
- Understands and communicates Worley's Vision, Purpose & Values and translates the strategy into practical goals and objectives for self and team members

Quality Assurance
- Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance systems.

- Responsible for personal safety safe working practices. Understand and follow OH&S procedures
- Promoting health, safety and environmental awareness.


Job Specific Knowledge
- A thorough knowledge of the regulations, codes and standards and a good understanding of offshore engineering practices applicable to topsides equipment layout and piping design for oil and gas facilities.
- Experienced in all relevant international and local codes and standards.
- Extensive current design experience is required in piping engineering, piping stress, pipe supports, topsides & onshore plant equipment layouts and detailed piping design, all gained with notable design contractors and/or oil/gas companies within the petrochemical industry particularly with respect to offshore oil and gas installations.
- Sufficient knowledge of piping materials to guide staff in the preparation of piping, valve and SP Item specifications and subsequently ensure purchase to required standards.
- Experience shall include asset services type project / contracts.
- Experience in Installation, Construction and Commissioning, preparing/implementing hydrotest procedures/test packs.
- Understand key equipment fabrication and maintenance requirements.
- Experience with tender package preparation.
- Well versed with the latest software in the industry especially 3D software such as E3D

Industry-Specific Experience :
- Engineering Degree, with 20 years of work experience in Piping Engineering and Design.
- The work experience must essentially be a minimum 15 years of experience in O&G Greenfield and Brownfield Offshore Projects

Education - Qualifications, Accreditation, Training :
Full-Time Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university
MME (Ministry of Municipality and Environment) engineering accreditation is a mandatory requirement. Candidates not holding this accreditation must be willing to achieve this within the probationary period.
Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) status or undertaking the same will be an advantage

People Skills :
- Able to work in diverse team.
- Builds appropriate, constructive, and effective business relationships throughout the organization.
- Communicates (in English) clearly, accurately, and consistently both verbally and in written matters.
- Employs the principles of active listening and encourages feedback from others.

Other :
- Demonstrates initiative and a willingness to learn and continuously improve on performance.
- Able to work on multiple projects of various size and complexity.
- Able to work effectively in small to large multi-disciplinary teams, and share and transfer knowledge within teams.

What we offer you

Providing an agile culture and challenging work opportunities results in a positive work environment. Our people enjoy competitive compensation packages and a fun, personal, collaborative and safe working environment. We value equal employment opportunity and are committed to promoting fairness, equality and diversity.

Our policy is to conduct background checks for all candidates who accept an offer of employment with us.
If you have the passion and talent to keep up, it's time to test the limits of what you can become. Find your future with Worley.

About the Company

Worley is a leading global provider of professional services in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors. We partner with our customers to address their most critical challenges at every stage of their projects: from initial concepts to sustaining and enhancing their assets. And we provide smarter, bolder solutions while delivering on our own sustainability commitments.

We are 51,000 bright minds across 46 countries all driven by a common purpose – delivering a more sustainable world. While working to fulfill our ambition to be recognized globally as the leader in sustainability solutions.

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