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Subsea Pipeline Engineer / Senior Subsea Pipeline Engineer

  • Job reference: EN-002780
  • Sector: Atkins UK
  • Location: Aberdeen

Senior Subsea Pipeline Engineer / Subsea Pipeline Engineer

Are you an enthusiastic and driven pipeline engineer?  Do you thrive on working on some of the most exciting and varied projects in the Oil and Gas sector?  Are you looking for an opportunity to progress your career to Senior and Principal Engineer level?  If so, this could be the role for you and we’d love you to apply!

The Role

Joining our Oil & Gas Engineering & Consulting business, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects.  As part of our highly experienced Subsea Engineering team, you will provide value adding, specialist, engineering support to our clients.

You will deliver engineering assessments for a wide variety of conceptual designs and consultancy studies. You will contribute to conceptual studies for challenging marginal, HPHT or deepwater subsea developments.  Using analytical or non-linear FE methods, you can help solve diverse and complex pipeline problems during design and operation, including global buckling, spanning, uprating studies, and defect and anomaly assessments.

You will contribute to the development of new technical methodologies and analysis techniques. You will build and maintain client relationships, and contribute to successful proposals and tenders, with a view to winning more work.  The role will enable you to develop your capabilities in line with the Atkins career paths.

The Person

Your co-operative and helpful attitude will enable you to build client relationships and to work with colleagues to develop cross-discipline capabilities. You will have the ability to cope with challenging problems and flexibility to adapt to individual situations. You will have the potential and desire to progress to Senior Engineer status and beyond. Other key requirements include:

  • Proven success in delivering studies and preparing clear, concise reports against time, cost and quality objectives.
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of subsea and pipeline engineering, and of regulatory frameworks, codes and standards.  Understanding of global buckling, limit states and HPHT issues is considered advantageous
  • Experience of concept / feasibility design studies for subsea developments; experience of FEED is considered advantageous
  • Experience of pipeline analysis to support design and operations; in-depth knowledge of finite elements methods is considered advantageous.
  • Enthusiasm to challenge existing practices, improve technical methodologies and analysis techniques  
  • Engineering degree (honours or equivalent) in mechanical, structural, civil, naval architecture or similar engineering discipline. 
  • Chartered status (or working towards) is considered advantageous.
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, reliable and mature approach to work. 
  • Willingness to develop wider skills and flexibility to work on variety of projects.

Additional Information and Benefits

• Travel to other company sites may be necessary.

• Flexible working options may be considered for this vacancy.

• Please refer to our website for full details of our benefits package, which includes the opportunity to purchase up to 15 days additional annual leave per year on top of our standard 25 days paid annual leave.

• Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents.

We encourage participation in all forms of training and have an active programme of in-house and external training for all of our engineers. Developing your capability is key to our success, and that is why we place such an importance on it.

About Us

Atkins is ranked as one of ‘The Sunday Times 25 Best Big Companies to Work For’ and as one of the ‘The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2015’. We support flexible working and equal opportunities as we believe that diverse teams provide the best mix of interpersonal and technical skills needed to exceed our customers’ expectations.

We are one of the world’s foremost engineering and design consultancies, operating in virtually every region of the world, in virtually every market. Choosing to work for Atkins will provide you with the opportunity to engage on some of the most exciting engineering challenges of our time. Together with our rewarding and flexible packages, you’ll have the perfect balance to bring both your personal and career goals to fruition.Within the oil and gas area, our services are focused on upstream operations engineering i.e. maintain safe and efficient operations for operators, and offshore engineering encompassing fixed, floating and subsea facilities. Additionally, we operate selectively in the onshore mid-stream and downstream markets.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV,  details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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