Principle Piping Designer

Reference: 456324_1712830447
  • Negotiable
  • Scotland
  • Permanent
  • Energy

Mane Energy are currently working with a leading engineering company who are currently growing their Piping department.

They are currently looking for a Principle Piping Designer to join their team in either their Aberdeen or Glasgow office.

This would be either a staff or contract position.

Hybrid working is available


  • Have experience of performing studies, FEED, and detail design of Piping fabrications in an EPC environment or client role is highly preferred.
  • Have worked in a brownfield environment/project preferred.
  • Be knowledgeable of offshore piping lay-out requirements (Design, Safety, Construction and installation and maintenance aspects).
  • In depth experience of offshore safety regulations and construction requirements.
  • In depth Knowledge and understanding of 2D drafting standards, In depth experience of piping drawings requirements/presentation.
  • Produce and design checking Piping plot plan, Piping, and equipment general arrangement drawings.
  • Producing and design checking Piping detail (fabrication) drawings (Piping isometrics and Pipe supports).
  • Have experience in using and interacting with cloud data to develop piping design and clash check. Previous experience in using ReCAp pro or LFM would be preferred.
  • Generate and design checking piping survey scope of work and liaison with DC team for laser scan as well as tie in survey.
  • Understand and have knowledge of tie-in survey data and implementing in detailed design deliverables (Flange face orientation/deflection etc.).
  • Liaise closely with other disciplines to ensure all equipment requirements and vendor data are addressed in the design, specification of equipment, construction sequencing and commissioning.
  • Provide value adding knowledge to constructability reviews and take consideration of layout restrictions, ergonomics, safety, utilities, and maintainability.


  • Managing design team budgets, produce scope estimates and recognising and controlling scope change. Creating and maintaining Piping design deliverable list and monitor design team productivity. Experience in providing timely progress /updates to Piping Lead Engineers with respect to design activities/deliverables.
  • Coordinating work tasks to design team to achieve required plan dates.
  • Interfaces with other engineering disciplines
  • Offshore and onshore Oil and Gas business, but similar transferrable industries skills will be also considered in lieu of specific O&G experience.
  • 3D modelling (AutoCAD plant 3D is preferred but other similar 3D tools are considered acceptable) and study.
  • CATS&SPEC and Design application of 3D modelling tool is essential for the role. Previous experience with admin role and CATS&SPEC would be preferred.
  • Generating and design checking 3D models (AutoCAD plant 3D preferred). Competent in using Navisworks Manage.
  • Design checking deliverables that conform to all applicable industry engineering codes and standards as well as the client's policies and procedures relative to the piping and equipment being specified. Sound knowledge of relevant commonly used codes and Piping standards therefore required.


  • BSc or equivalent in relevant Engineering Discipline
  • Chartered Engineer status preferred
  • Significant, demonstrable experience in Detailed Design Engineering and Engineering Checking
  • Detailed understanding of all Engineering disciplines
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant Oil & Gas Industry Codes and Standards
  • Understand the application of Autodesk Design products
  • Competent in the use of MS Office applications
  • Survival BOSIET/FOET with CA-EBS & MIST (advantageous)

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Emily Jones Recruitment Consultant

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