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Kent Recruitment

Senior Piping Engineer

Location
Brisbane - Australia
Category
Technical
Date Published
09/11/22
Status
Open

Do you have the drive, skills and ability to work with us as part of our Engineering team? To help shape the future of our business, our engineers and an instrumental project in the state? You will be involved in working as a member of our well-respected team from our Brisbane office, working collaboratively with our client to successfully deliver a fast-track project in the energy industry. This is a great opportunity to be part of an innovative team while obtaining valuable experience in fast-track project delivery.


Join us. Unleash your energy within.


If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.


Our purpose and beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:


We PLAY BIG


We thrive on EMOTIONAL AGILITY


We are FANATICAL ABOUT PERFORMANCE


We are built on INFINITE THINKING


Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us: https://kentplc.com/who-we-are/purpose-beliefs


Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.


The Opportunity

We are looking for a Senior Piping Engineer to join our Brisbane Projects Team. You will join and provide technical strength and competency in a high-performing engineering and project delivery team. You will work closely with engineering and technical disciplines on an exciting and industry leading project and support our client to deliver this fast-track project.

In this role, you will undertake the following duties:


  • A sound knowledge of the fundamental requirements of the piping engineering, and the basic requirements of other engineering fields.
  • Prepare all specifications required for plant layout, piping engineering and design ie. Piping line class, pipe fabrication, heat tracing, pipe & fitting materials, valves, insulation, SP items etc.
  • Develop and provide specifications for stress analysis requirements and related engineered piping and support items.
  • Flexibility Analysis of the piping system for compliance with state, local, and national codes as well as contractual obligations.
  • Evaluate equipment and piping layout to optimize installation.
  • Technically evaluate and approve bidder's list; initiate Request for Quotation and Purchase Request packages for spring hangers, expansion joints, slide plates, and other stress related components.
  • Prepare all specifications required for plant layout, piping engineering and design ie. Piping line class, pipe fabrication, heat tracing, pipe & fitting materials, valves, insulation, SP items etc.
  • Assign line classifications, line identification, and insulation codes to all piping systems. Prepare Piping Line List. Review all P&IDs for conformance to the piping material specifications
  • Select special piping material components not covered by piping material specifications and prepare SP Item List.
  • Prepare pipe wall (pressure and vacuum), spectacle blind, and other required material and component pressure-retaining thickness calculations.

Qualification/ Certification

  • Professional degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • RPEQ or Chartered Engineer Status is Essential

Skills Requirement

  • Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry, Petrochemical and/or mining and metals in the Piping discipline.
  • Sound knowledge of ASME, API and Australian Standards
  • Proficient in using of the flexibility analysis softwares: CAESAR II, AUTOPIPE and PVELITE
  • Excellent communications skills and report writing
  • Knowledge of the development processes employed within the oil and gas industry and project execution and regulatory issues.

We foster an environment where you are challenged professionally and empowered to take the lead on your career development with the support and guidance of our leaders. We’re committed to making sure that every single person uses their time with us to gain valuable experience and skills for their future, so why not pursue your career with us today!

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