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Amec Foster Wheeler Piping (Technical Authority) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Wood are currently bidding for a large-scale oil and gas project. Should we be awarded this work, we will have a requirement for a PMC Piping Technical Authority to join us. This position will be based in Dubai, however, will include some trips to Iraq and Italy.

  • To lead and manage the piping engineering and design of the project work scopes

  • To have single-point responsibility for all piping deliverables on one of the assets and ensure that they conform to all applicable engineering codes and standards as well as the Client’s policies and procedures

  • To ensure that the overall project is delivered to meet the asset operational needs

  • To provide direction and guidance on all technical queries relating to piping design and engineering

  • To participate in all project safety and design reviews as necessary

  • To ensure that all work is completed without compromise to quality and is delivered according to the project schedule

  • To promote safe behaviour at all times

  • To provide sound technical advice and solutions to a diversity of technical problems within the discipline

  • To co-ordinate with other disciplines during all stages of design development, construction, pre-commissioning, and start-up

  • To provide technical support to site in terms of material inspection, Factory Acceptance Testing etc

  • To assist in the coordination of all activities related to piping deliverables

  • To identify any areas of concern with respect to progress and / or quality and recommend corrective actions as required

  • To attend weekly progress meetings and generate status reports for the Engineering / Project Manager

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering

  • Membership of a recognised professional institute preferred

  • Minimum of 15 years experience in the oil and gas industry

  • Familiar with the typical software packages that are used for piping design and selection

  • Previous experience of working in the Middle East would be an advantage

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of piping design and analysis

  • Thorough awareness of relevant international codes and standards

  • Experience of participation in HAZOP, HAZID and SIL Rating studies

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Published Position Title: Piping (Technical Authority)

Requisition ID: 2021-83409

Name: Fixed Term

External Company Name: Wood Plc

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