Staff Piping Engineers (AG-559)
Required for worlds one of the largest and leading Yanbu, KSA based Corporation Manufacturing Chemicals, Petrochemicals, Fertilizers, Innovative Plastics and Metals, following engineering professionals.
Job Description:

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors or Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Masters degree beneficial but not essential 

Minimum Experience:
Typically 15 years experience in petrochemical, fertilizer, refining, oil or gas industrial environment. Typically, 10 years should be with a recognized international FEED/EPC contractor, performing piping engineering to build green and brown field facilities in the petrochemical, or related chemical and Fertilizer industry.

Experience in the following:
-Complete project cycle (basic engineering and detailed engineering including construction, pre-commissioning and commissioning support) of green/ brown field projects is ideal.
-Resolving operational/design issues 
-Piping design specialty related to PDP & FEED
-Pre-tender stage design
-Scheduling, man-hour control, productivity and status reporting

He shall also have following:
-Typical FEED project size of circa 50,000 hrs.
-Up to date with the latest technical developments in the respective fields of expertise
-Supporting Procurement in meeting clients/vendors

Job Specific Skills: 
To be competent in the following areas:
-Deep knowledge of relevant international codes and standards i.e. ASME B31.1, B31.3, B31.4, B31.8 and Industrial practices and regulations
-Capability to interpret Project standards, specifications, analyze exceptions when put up by vendors/contractors and to provide technical and engineering support to piping issues.
-Shall possess knowledge to review/update and develop company's piping standards.
-Comprehensive and in- depth knowledge is essential for handling of all the activities related to development / review of piping engineering deliverables during basic and detailed engineering phases of major projects.
-Experience in preparation of Plot plan/Plant layout, Equipment layout/unit plot plan, Piping General Arrangement Drawings, Piping material specifications.
-Experience in preparation of Request for quotations, Material requisitions, evaluation of Technical offers, project specifications.
-Experience on Piping stress Analysis (static and dynamic) using CAESAR- II 
-Capability to review and approve piping design document.
-Knowledge in Value Engineering techniques/ practices
-Troubleshooting all piping related malfunctions and shall have core strength to carryout Root Cause Analysis of plant's chronic problems and develop the solution for resolving such problems -Work with vendor technical representatives to resolve technical problems.
-In-depth experience in piping design in PDP & FEED.
-Preparation of proposal for PDP and FEED
-Train, coach and mentor

-Preparing technical articles for publication and presentation at conferences
-Good written and verbal communication skills in English Language 
-Strong interpersonal, leadership, planning, communication, analytical and problem solving skills.                  
-Strong planning, analytical and problem solving skills.
-Good presentation skills.

Able to do following
-Take proper and quick decision. 
-Work independently
-Manage all aspects regarding to piping design engineering
-Provide and develop appropriate technical solutions for specific project issues.
Ensure the delivery of challenging project and client targets using sound technical knowledge and decision making skills                                                                             

Job Purpose
The Staff Piping Engineer shall be responsible for the design, review and verification of piping engineering on assigned projects to ensure safe, high quality, fit for purpose design in addition to providing consultancy services and studies to SABIC Affiliates. As a lead he shall ensure piping engineering is aligned with all disciplines, executing the work within budget and on schedule whilst motivating and managing a team of engineers and designers and developing younger engineers.

Key Accountabilities
-Assure that Safety is always the first and the most important aspect all work related activities.
-Assure full compliance of Process Safety Design requirements in the piping design.

-Local Regulations – incorporation of local regulatory requirements into the engineering design
-Sabic Engineering Standard (SES) – Review, update and development of SES

Project Development:
ITB (Invitation to bid) Technical Part: Update ITB technical (Piping part) template

Participation in workshops:
-Participate in Technical Assurance Audit
-Participate in VIP (Value Improvement Practices) workshops and processes
-Participate/Lead 3D Model and plot plan review     

Project Execution:
-Preparation of the project specific piping section in Invitation To Bid (ITB) documents for mega projects.
-Technical bid clarification activities, face-to-face clarification meetings with bidders, technical evaluation reports, bidder ratings and other bidding cycle activities up to the award of contract.
-Design and Develop PDP and FEED piping package 

Review the following: 
-EPC discipline documents and deliverables
-Basic & detailed engineering documents
-Key documents such as Piping stress analysis, 3D model, Plot plan, piping material specification etc.
-Act as Piping Lead on small sized projects 
-Lead Technical Assurance Audits of larger mega projects to ensure that SABIC standards, Local Regulations and project specifications and requirements are followed by the Contractor.

Responsible for the following 
-Review, development and approval of the project design, calculations, datasheets and drawings in line with the piping engineering requirements of the E&PM Technical Authority Schedule.
-Delivery, cost, schedule, planning and progress reporting 
-Estimating the required piping engineering man-hours for a project 
-Managing piping engineer’s utilization and productivity                                                      
-Ensure the timely completion of all studies, designs, specifications, drawings and other documentation for areas of responsibility assigned to him.
-Ensure no piping related NCRs during project life

Technical Consultation:
-Support SABIC Technology and Innovation (STC) for the review, evaluation and development of the new Technologies
-Provide a piping engineering consultancy service to the Affiliates, Mega and Site Projects.
-Provide technical assistance to other departments and groups as necessary.

Waiver and Clarifications:
 Evaluate waivers and clarifications of SES within PE&S KPI Targets

Continuous Improvement:
-On an ongoing basis, examine current operational piping issues to identify and implement operational improvements that will positively impact upon service, safety, environmental and cost performance.
-Participation of Department initiatives such as SES update…etc.
-Identify other external best practices, scrutinize if it is feasible before it can become a norm.

Contractor and Vendor evaluation:
-Evaluate contractor and vendor pre qualification within PE&S KPI Targets
-As required, participate in evaluating client's plant performance and make appropriate recommendation
-Be responsible for the development of staff working under his control.  
-Advise the Department Manager of deficiencies requiring training for correction. Transfer his personal skills to subordinates.
Industry Type:
Petroleum/Oil&Gas/Projects/Infrastructure/Power/ Non-conventional energy
Functional Area:
R&D/Engineering Design/CAD/CAM
Area of Specialization:
Sr. Design Engineer
Minimum Work Experience:
15 Years
Maximum Work Experience:
20 Years
Not Specified To: Not Specified
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