Senior Piping Designer 2

Aibel is a leading service company within the oil, gas and offshore wind industries. We provide our customers with optimal and innovative solutions within engineering, construction, modifications and maintenance throughout a project’s entire life cycle. Aibel's 4000 skilled employees are located close to our customers at the company’s offices in Norway and South East Asia. In addition, we operate two modern yards in Haugesund and in Thailand, with complete prefabrication and construction capabilities.

Job responsibilities:

  • Be familiar with all aspects of Oil and Gas Off-shore project facilities design, such as, Well Head, Process Platforms and FPSO layout.
  • Design and Model, using E3D/PDMS for layout development which include- Equipment modelling, Piping layout and Model, Pipe supports selection and Model, Reserve Volumes for Access and Egress route, Material Handling and Transport Routes and third party input as appropriate.
  • Check the 3D Model for Clashes on regular basis and collaborate with other disciplines for effective clash free 3D Model
  • Review Vendor drawings for the static Equipment / Rotating Equipment / Packages and ensure all the Nozzle orientations, Vessel cleats and Support requirements are in line with Design Requirements
  • Interact with relevant disciplines- Process engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Safety Engineer and Project Engineer for the assigned Module/Area
  • Prepare MTO for the Piping Bulk items, Valves and Specialty Tagged Items, to support Piping material engineer
  • Present 3D Model, for Design Review by Client, with E3D/ PDMS / Navisworks for establishing the Layout / Piping design in accordance with P&Ids and meet the project requirements
  • Check the Model for Piping and Pipe supports as per the check list for established maturity such as B1, B2 and C1
  • Prepare 2D Drawings- Plot plan, Equipment plan, Isometrics and pipe supports drawings by using AutoCAD/Micro station/MDS
  • Effectively manage the design changes and provides appropriate solutions, as and when, needed during the Project execution.
  • Collaborate well within team and communicate effectively with stress engineers , Pipe support Engineers/Designers and Piping material engineers
  • Guide and supervise the layout design team, as required.
  • Support the Piping Lead in meeting project schedule and budget along with other team members
  • Maintain a positive and safe working environment at work location

Work experience requirements:

  • Minimum 12 years of experience in upstream oil and gas platforms & FPSO projects with an engineering Organisation.
  • Prior work experience in the Oil and Gas sector with similar roles and understanding of project phases, milestones and deliverables are advantageous.
  • Preferably with experience for projects in the NCS and UKCS sectors
  • Must be able to demonstrate Piping and layout concept for Optimum design and cost-effectiveness.
  • Familiar with standards such as, ASME, API (American Petroleum Institute), BS, European Regulations and other relevant standards and guidelines for layout design will be advantageous.
  • Must be familiar with the requirements of Human factors and Technical safety philosophy and comply to project requirements


  • Minimum a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Nitec or Higher Nitec in Mechanical drafting with more relevant experience could also be considered

Other skills:

  • Must demonstrate leadership quality in terms of guiding team of design personnel with clear instructions as per design sequence and project priorities.
  • Effective technical communication (verbal and written) skills with proven ability to present technical issues to design teams, client
  • Effective inter-personal, and communication skills to communicate well with people at all levels in the organization is considered as essential.
  • Must have computer literacy in E3D/PDMS, MDS, Navisworks, Microstation, Autocad and MS Office and other software skill as advantageous
  • PDMS administration skill considered as added advantage

" We regret that only short listed candidate will be notified."

Other information:

Work location: Singapore
Application deadline: 28 Feb 2021

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