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Kent Recruitment

Senior Piping Engineer

Perth – Australia
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About the role:
The Senior Piping Engineer is responsible for contributing to all aspects of piping design to meet the technical competency expectations of Kent and its clients.

As a senior member of the Piping Engineering team you will work closely and need to communicate effectively with the other disciplines, Kent management and client representatives to ensure the company’s reputation for high quality services and service delivery is maintained.

All senior engineer roles include responsibility for discipline input to estimates and proposals, and subsequent production of design deliverables within agreed budget and schedule constraints

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.
  • Analyze piping system for compliance with state, local, and national codes as well as contractual obligations.
  • Provide engineering direction to meet allowable criteria.
  • Evaluate equipment and piping layout to optimize installation.
  • Determine requirements for formal and informal documentation of calculations.
  • 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.
  • Evaluate the effects of new tie-ins on existing systems within existing plants.
  • 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.
  • Enforcing piping department and required project procedures.
  • Reviewing and approving vendor drawings.
  • 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.
  • Technically evaluate piping material bidder's lists; assist inspection in evaluating manufacturing and fabrication facilities.
  • Evaluate and approve quotation summaries, products, and material and component substitutions for all piping materials and components.
  • Participate in hazard ID and risk assessment of work activities

  • Attractive salary & benefits
  • Work/Life balance friendly workplace
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Inclusion & Belonging Program
  • Health insurance discount
  • Work for a brand that's been in the industry for over 100 years.
  • Great Culture | Safety Focused | Collaborative Team
  • Opportunity to work on some of the largest Projects on the energy world stage.

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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