Amec Foster Wheeler Senior Pipeline Designer in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Amec Foster Wheeler are currently looking for a Senior Pipelines Designer to work on the engineering and project management services for an Unconventional Gas Development Program in Saudi Arabia. We are committed to managing the program from our Al-Khobar office where the project management team will be based for the duration of the contract. This represents an excellent development opportunity for individuals interested to work in Saudi Arabia, with most assignments expected to be for at least one year’s duration with the opportunity of further extension for the right candidates.

We have been awarded contracts by our client for the provision of engineering and project management services for their Unconventional Gas Development Program. The program covers current field development in 3 different parts of Saudi Arabia with potential further field developments to be added later as the program develops and expands. The Unconventional Gas Development Program is focused on increasing gas production via the development of shale gas and tight gas resources in the Kingdom. The new sources of gas are intended to displace middle and heavy distillate fuels currently used in power generation within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  • Prepare FEED and detailed engineering drawings of onshore oil and gas flowlines, trunk lines and pipelines

  • Read, review and apply Site Topographical Survey drawings and data

  • Develop overall routing maps and layouts, plot plans, pipeline alignment sheets, LUP (Land Used Permission), plants and scraper stations approach drawings, pipeline ROW sections and details and pipeline trench sections and details

  • Develop typical drawings for scraper launchers and receivers, line valve stations, tie-in sections and details, cathodic protection

  • Develop typical crossing drawings for highways, asphalt roads, railways, camel roads, wadis, third party pipelines, cables and overhead lines

  • Develop detailed drawings for crossings with trenchless technologies

  • Review pipeline drawings, plot plans, alignment sheets, piping layouts and vendor drawings

  • Familiar with pipeline detail engineering standards, including spacing requirements, accessibility, operation, maintenance, crossings and right of way (ROW)

  • Familiar with the relevant International Standards, and able to learn and understand client’s standards and specifications

  • Carry out study and design work using Amec Foster Wheeler and client design methods, standards and data, to a high quality and in accordance with project requirements

  • Ensure that Amec Foster Wheeler and Client’s Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality Management Procedures are complied

  • Provide assistance to other disciplines and participate in review meetings (if requested), in accordance with project requirements

  • Support internal development and continuous improvement activities as required

  • Minimum of a Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Engineering

  • Relevant experience in upstream oil and gas of projects

  • 10+ years of onshore upstream pipelines experience preferably in the Middle East

  • Relevant gas plant experience

  • Experience with Saudi Aramco projects is preferable

  • Experience with another international design firm required (previous experience with Amec Foster Wheeler advantageous)

  • Preferred experience in an onshore pipeline environment within the Upstream and Midstream Industry, including Middle East experience

  • Able to work in FEED environment as well as in detailed design

  • Proved experience in Micro station is required

  • Knowledge and experience in Google Earth Pro Maps preparation is required

  • Experience in AutoCAD is preferred

  • Familiar with the relevant International standards (previous experience with Saudi Aramco is advantageous) and Codes of Practice and competent in the design, specification and selection of pipeline systems to meet the requirements

  • A fluent communicator

  • An individual with strong drive and vision

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.

Requisition ID: 2017-17462

Name: Fixed Term

External Company Name: Amec Foster Wheeler plc

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