Senior Pipeline Engineer

Ankaa Consulting


Ref: SP303-02

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Pipeline Integrity Engineer will be responsible for ensuring the safe and reliable operation of pipelines through the development and implementation of pipeline integrity management programs. The role requires a strong understanding of pipeline design, materials, construction, and operation, as well as knowledge of regulatory requirements and industry standards. The engineer must have experience in inspection, assessment, recommendations, and repair methods for riser and pipelines, and must be well-versed in international codes and standards such as API, ASME, NACE, DNV GL, ISO, etc.

- Develop and implement pipeline integrity management programs in accordance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
- Conduct pipeline integrity assessments, including subsea inspections, in accordance with relevant codes and standards and risk-based inspection methodologies.
- Analyze inspection data and develop recommendations for mitigating potential risks to pipeline integrity.
- Develop repair solutions and methods for pipeline systems.
- Utilize Fitness-for-Service (FFS) assessment and methods for pipeline systems.
- Use Asset Integrity Management (AIM) system to manage pipeline integrity data and records.
- Develop and maintain relationships with regulatory agencies, industry groups, and other stakeholders to stay informed of best practices and emerging issues.
- Provide technical guidance to pipeline operations and maintenance personnel to ensure safe and reliable operation of the pipeline system.
- Develop and maintain integrity-related procedures and guidelines to ensure consistency and compliance across the organization.
- Provide technical leadership and mentorship to less experienced engineers and technicians.
- Support Digital Team with specification and guidance to build alpha-phe PIMS / RBI / FFS Software for Pipelines


- Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification in civil or mechanical engineering or other relevant engineering and applied science field from a recognized university or higher institution of learning.
- Minimum of eight (8) years of working experience in oil & gas or offshore related experience in pipeline integrity.
- Well-versed in inspection, inspection techniques (including subsea inspection), assessment, recommendations, and repair methods for riser and pipelines.
- Good working knowledge in FFS assessment and methods for pipeline systems.
- Prior experience in using Asset Integrity Management (AIM) system.
- Well-versed in international codes and standards i.e. API, ASME, NACE, DNV GL, ISO, etc.
- Strong analytical skills and the ability to identify and mitigate potential risks.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to present technical information to a variety of audiences.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment and provide leadership and mentorship to less experienced engineers and technicians.
- Professional engineering license or equivalent certification preferred.
- Willingness to travel to field locations as needed.

About the Company

Ankaa Consulting provides a range of risk management services to production and processing industries. Our clients are mainly, though not exclusively, in the upstream and downstream oil and gas sector. We aim to provide our client’s with appropriate tools that enable them to define, measure, monitor, control and report the technical risk profile of their business throughout the asset life cycle. We have a dedicated technical team with broad knowledge, and extensive experience, in the design and operation of all sectors of the oil and gas, chemical and related process industries.

Our knowledge and technology based approach, our attention to our client’s needs, and our dedication to producing high quality deliverable enable us to provide focused, comprehensive and practical solutions to our client’s challenges.

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