Piping Materials Engineer

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    Engineering & Manufacturing

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    Chris Wethered

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Our client is a leader in Industrial Gases, Process Gas applications, Gasification Technology and require an experienced Piping Materials Engineer for a contract position in Hersham, Surrey.

You will be part of the Mechanical Systems team, which is part of their Global Engineering organisation. You will lead capital project execution for both the Air Separation and Process Gas Product Lines. You will provide technical expertise and specify piping, manual valves, inline items as well as complete painting and insulation specifications, and pressure test procedures.

Designing ammonia, sulphur, CO, CO2, hydrocarbons, hydrogen plant is advantageous. There is an emphasis on ASME B31.3 design code and supporting ASME component and ASTM material standards.

Responsibilities include:

* Piping Materials lead for major projects.
* Control of project budgets (manhours and materials), schedule, quality of deliverables and reporting out on project status.
* Proposal and project planning support. Preparing functional execution strategies and manhour estimates aligned to project scope, schedule, and overall execution strategy.
* Develop piping specifications based on specific service and project requirements.
* Specify appropriate pipe specifications on the Process & Instrument Diagrams (P&ID).

Your background and skills

* Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent and a Chartered Engineer
* 8 to 10 years' experience as a Mechanical Systems / Piping Materials Engineer
* Proven ability as lead specialist engineer on projects.
* Experience coordinating workload and resources including interfacing with other Air Products multi-centre design offices.
* Working knowledge of ASME B31.3 design code and supporting ASME component and ASTM material standards.
* Knowledge of the Pressure Equipment Directive/CE Marking for European projects and related experience in working with Notified Bodies.
* Knowledge of other Piping Code and Country specific requirements would be bene