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Senior Design Engineer - Piping

Job Requisition No.:  15604
Category:  Shipyard

Reporting structure

Reports to:

Head of Engineering  - Marine

Direct Reports:

Design Engineer - Piping

Job Summary and Purpose

Provides the technical & technological problem-solving ability of design engineering and planning abilities in order to input to the operational performance of complex Marine mechanical and piping engineering Projects in close coordination with commercial (estimating), production (workshops) and operations (Project management & Planning) departments. 
Leads a team of Engineers to develop, complete and check piping systems in conformance with contract work scope, statutory & code requirements, IMS procedures, design parameters, site survey input, P&ID, stress inputs and vendor data, 3D Modeling. 


Key Accountabilities:
1.   Provides technical and critical business inputs to the design engineering process in the phases such as problem definition, conceptual design, preliminary design, detailed design, and design communication.
2.    Aware of latest industry practice for piping systems for ships and applies this to projects as value creating technical input.
3.    Develop Machinery arrangement plans for different machinery spaces on Rigs, Ships like Engine room, Pump rooms, Switchboard rooms, Machinery decks, helideck as per client Requirement, Class & statutory rules, & Vendor Drawings. 
4.    Review contract technical documents & develop work scope.
5.    Prepare technical Clarifications, assign work to Engineers, designers.
6.    Develop design Plan for Piping & mechanical system scope.
7.    Prepare list of design deliverables in line with the scope of work.
8.    Prepare schedule for detailed Engineering based on the construction schedule.
9.    Develop technical specifications & RFQ for various static & rotating equipment’s equipment like, Air Compressors, Pumps, water makers, heat exchangers, pressure vessels, Purifiers, Anchor winches, HVAC, Foam systems, Water Heaters, etc.  for Procurement & Bidding purposes in accordance with various design requirements contract technical specifications, relevant Industry and statutory codes. 
10.    Establish calculations for mechanical & Piping systems Compressed air, HVAC, seawater, Ballast, Bilge, fire main, Potable water, Engine cooling, Exhaust system, vent & sound, emergency bilge, Hydraulic piping system, sanitary & deck drain system etc. to ensure department IMS procedures are followed for design development & control 
11. Good experience in latest 3D model software like CADMATIC, NAVIS Works for 3D Modeling of piping routing, equipment’s, and support design and isometric and 2D drawings extraction.
12. 3D modeling of piping system from laser scan point clouds
13. knowledge of model review in 30%, 60%, and 90% phases of projects. 
14. Knowledge and experience in design and 3D modeling of BWTS projects, exhaust scrubber systems.
15. Good experience of SPOOLGEN software for the preparation of the spool’s fabrication drawing’s.

Accountabilities - 2

16. Strong knowledge of materials properties for piping systems components like, pipe, fittings, valves and piping special parts etc. to review the vendor quotes and prepare the technical clarifications.
17, Conduct site survey & prepare the survey report, bidding MTO’s for pricing, pipe routing proposals for work scopes by keeping in mind all the obstructions of existing piping, structures and equipment’s.
18. Scope study and develop estimation and feasibility reports for BWT (Ballast Water Treatment) system installation, scrubber system.
19.   Review the owner & class comments.
20.    Resolve site issues & give solutions to production.
21.    Responsible for training & development of the piping & mechanical Engineering team 
22.    Identify and create Potential change orders as per technical scope of work. 
23.    Advise head of Marine on technical issues to ensure Class compliance & owner Comments.
24.    Ensuring that Engineering deliverables are completed as per the Agreed project schedule & With acceptable Quality.
25.    Proper delegation of work to the Piping designer & ensuring the Engineering KPIs for Piping Engineering department is achieved. 
26.    Guiding the Piping designers to develop drawings in accordance with the contract specifications
27.    Estimate the Manhours Piping Engineering during the Bidding stage of the project.
28.    Monitor the manhours spent by the electrical designers in development of Piping drawings upon award of project.
29.    Evaluate the Comments from Client and identify potential Change orders
30.    Ensure that drawings are issued in line with the safety requirements of the yard & the Classification rules. 
31.    Ensures that design meets All the statutory code requirements specified in the contract. 
32.    Displays safe behaviour on site and in the office
33.    Ensures Drawings & design are produced to meet the Contract technical specs & Class rules. 
34.    Works along with the designer to produce drawings to meet the Department KPIs for quality.

Accountabilities - 3

Accountabilities - 4


Achievement Oriented
Collaboration & Teamwork
Customer Centricity
Drive Vision
Empower & Nurture Talent
Interactive Communication
Solution Oriented

Key Result Areas

-    The delivery of best practice Engineering services for defined marine repair, conversion and new building & offshore jobs within the work stream and as aligned with the yard strategy. 
-    Fit for purpose engineering design and drawing work within minimal to no re-work.

Interactions and Working Relations

• Section Management, Supervision and Industrial Workers.
• All Operations Sections in NKOM
• Operations - Project Managers

Purpose: To integrate and operationalize the Project Engineering and Project Management plans into Production Engineering plans, and as relevant for either Execution, Quality, Safety or Maintenance.
• Clients 
• Sub Contractors 
• Service Engineers                    
• Surveyors

Purpose: To communicate and hold dialogue in regard to client specifications & requirements & provide progress reports.

Financial Authorities

As per TOFA

Qualifications, Experience and Job Skills

•    Minimum Bachelor of Engineering in mechanical engineering or equivalent
•    At least 7 years of relevant experience in Marine design, preferably in shipyard, with at least 5 years of core experience in ACAD. Knowledge of Piping 3D modelling softwares, Pressure vessel design softwares is preferred.
•    Must be familiar with piping specifications of Marine & Offshore piping design, technical practices, design instructions, plot plans, flow diagrams, pipe support design

Technical Competency

  1. Commintment to N-KOM core values.
  2. Analytical thinking & problem solving skills
  3. budgeting/ business planning.
  4. Verbal and written communication skills
  5. Computer Litracy - MS Office, AutoCAD, SPOOLGEN, CADMATIC/AutoCAD Plant/Marine 3D/NAVIS WORKS, Aveva E3D/CAD Works.
  6. Laser scan Point clouds to 3D Model.
  7. Leadership Skills
  8. Negotiationn skills
  9. Performance Appraisal skills
  10. Presentation skills
  11. Project management skills
  12.   Knowledge of shipyard operations
  13. Coaching and Mentoring skills
  14. Piping design software
  15. Time management skills
  16. Jack Up Drilling Rigs New Build, Repair and conversion
  17. LPG/LNG design and installation
  18. Knowledge of piping and mechanical systems for ships, rigs & other marine vessels
  19. Knowledge of all class rules for various marine piping & drilling systems for ships & MODU
  20. Knowledge of marine and drilling equipment functions, design limitations and applications for shipd, jack up rigs.
  21. Drilling rigs new build, repair, & conversion
  22. Knowledge of marine & offshore equipment selection & design
  23. Knowledge of BWTS and scrubber system
  24. 3D modeling of piping for BWTS, Exhaust scrubber system projects
  25. Knowledge on ASME B 31.3, ASME B 16. ASTM, and API standards & codes and piping material mechanical and chemical properties
  26. Knowledge of quality management systems such as ISO 9001-2015

Senior Design Engineer - Piping

Department:  Operations

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