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Senior Piping Design Engineer

Greater London
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A Senior Piping and Plant Layout Design Engineer (staff position) is required for major energy transition, olefins, refinery and petrochemical projects located in both domestic and international markets.

The role requires extensive experience in piping and plant layout, design associated with oil and gas projects with a detailed understanding/experience of the activities and deliverables to execute project work.

You will be working independently in your discipline or assisting other piping designers working in the team.

To execute scopes of work through Pre FEED, FEED and EPC projects.

Based in Milton Keynes and/or London office with potential for travel globally.

Typical background and experience required:

Must have:

  • Extensive experience in onshore piping and plant layout design for petrochemical plants.  
  • Must be able to demonstrate previous Pre-FEED, FEED and EPC experience. 
  • Experience in the principles of plant layout and piping design incl. layout of pipework, layout of areas for mechanical equipment, knowledge and understanding of operational access & maintenance requirements for different equipment. 
  • Knowledge of safety aspects, environmental aspects, and commercial aspects of piping and equipment layout. 
  • Proficient in developing piping and plant layout designs from concept to detailed design. 
  • Knowledge of pipe stress and supporting requirements to develop early layouts prior to detailed stress analysis. 
  • Must have knowledge and demonstrate experience following piping European, American and International standards applicable to the petrochemical industry. 
  • Proficient in using 2D CAD software – Autocad and/or Microstation and production of 2D layout drawings. 
  • Proficient in use of 3D CAD software and 3D model development using E3D and S3D. 
  • Strong communication skills include being tactful and articulate. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities. 
  • Experience of explaining layout concepts during layout reviews and 3d model reviews.  
  • Experience in participation of constructability reviews and P&ID reviews. 
  • Experience of working in multi-office workshare projects.
  • Self motivated to move projects forward.  
  • Experienced in Microsoft office applications.  

Nice to have: 

  • Modularization experience. 
  • Furnace piping and furnace layout experience
  • UK project experience. 
  • Experience in energy transition projects. 
  • Site experience.
  • Membership of an appropriate engineering institution.  


Company information

At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for a Senior Piping Design Engineer looking for new employment.

As part of putting people first, we strive to be an equal opportunities employer and we are always looking to increase the diversity of our workforce, working closely with our clients to ensure everyone is included.


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