Lead Pipeline Engineer

Company Name: Costain Group PLC

Company Site: https://www.linkedin.com/company/costain

Company Staff: 3792

Job Posted Date: 2022-09-11T10:39:19.000Z

Location: United Kingdom

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Experience Level: Associate

Applicants Count: 25

Job Description: As Principal Pipeline Engineer you will be leading the Pipeline Engineering effort across a range of key Infra-structure projects. Costain is a leading provider of innovative infra-structure solutions within Water Distribution, Carbon Capture and Hydrogen Generation technologies. Our delivery includes Storage and Distribution from early Scoping and Concept through to FEED, Detail Design, Construction and Commissioning. This is an exciting and rewarding position to become part of Costain’s innovative leading-edge team delivering high value efficient solutions to our varied clients.
Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for the technical content, solutions and delivery of Pipeline Engineering activities and deliverables on any given project.
Responsible for the checking and approval of design work in accordance with Company Procedures.
To plan for adequate resources and to monitor and report design progress in line with the project schedule (SPI) and hours spent against earned value (CPI).
To Liaise And Coordinate With Other Disciplines As Required.
To cascade information to individuals on organisational performance, policy, and procedures and to report back to the Engineering Manager comments and recommendations for continuous improvements in performance and removal of constraints.
To offer advice and support to colleagues and subordinates on personal and career development.
Provide training, information, or instruction and to give feedback. To set objectives, to assist colleagues and subordinates in achieving objectives.
To be aware of legal and organisational responsibilities regarding Health, Safety Sustainability and Environmental issues with respect to employees, contractors, clients and third parties, ensuring that activities are all managed in accordance with Company policy and client requirements. Qualifications:
A degree, HNC, HND or equivalent qualification in Engineering. Chartered Engineer and/or 10 years’ experience in this specialist discipline.
Technical Experience:
Application of relevant regulatory codes and standards (e.g. PD810)
Specification and methods of Pipeline Crossing Details and Strip Map details
Pipeline Laying, Jointing Details and Backfill Compaction Requirements
Demonstrable use in the application modern GIS software Packages
Requirements for Hydraulic and Thermal Stress Analysis and the use of Thrust Blocks.
Ground Bearing Analysis and Proximity Assessments
Competence in the requirements for CDM Principal Designer roles and duties
Experience in the requirements for UKCA marking of plant and equipment.
Awareness of risk identification, quantification, management and of HSE requirements
Personal Specification:
Team Player with excellent communication skills and proactive in engaging with colleagues and relevant stakeholders
Focused on business improvement by proactively creating efficiencies, supporting the recruitment of talented people, promoting the Costain brand and contributing to an excellent working environment
Works with paramount consideration of Health Safety, the Environment and risk reduction and management. Experience and working knowledge of the Principles of Water Supply Hygiene.
Proactive in personal development
Client focused
About Costain
Costain helps to improve people’s lives with integrated, leading edge, smart infrastructure solutions across the UK’s energy, water, transportation and defence markets. We help our clients improve their business performance by increasing capacity, improving customer service, safeguarding security, enhancing resilience, decarbonising and delivering increased efficiency. Our vision is to be the UK’s leading smart infrastructure solutions company. We will achieve this by focusing on blue chip clients whose major spending plans are underpinned by strategic national needs, regulatory commitments, legislation or essential performance requirements. We offer our clients leading edge solutions that are digitally optimised through the following five services which cover the whole lifecycle of their assets: future-shaping strategic consultancy; consultancy and advisory; digital technology solutions; asset optimisation and complex programme delivery. Our culture and values underpin everything we do.
Your application
Should you require any adjustments to support you in your application, please do not hesitate to contact us: careers@costain.com
We welcome all applicants regardless of age, race, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, socioeconomic background and physical or neurological disabilities.
We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need for dynamic working. Such as, working part-time, remote working, or compressed hours. In return, we will explore what is possible.
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Right to Work & Security Checks
Understandably given the nature of our business, everyone who is employed at Costain must undergo thorough referencing checks. We will need different information depending on the job we have offered you. For all roles, we’ll carry out a criminal record check and we’ll ask to see evidence that you have the legal right to work in the UK.
For some of our roles, you may be required to obtain and maintain security clearance of at least Security Check level (or SC clearance). To satisfy the requirements, you will need to have been a legal UK resident for a minimum of 5 years and have successfully complete all stages of the vetting process.
Closing date
Please note that Costain reserves the right to bring forward the closing date of any of its job vacancies if we receive a suitable number of quality applications from which to make a shortlist. Therefore, we recommend at you apply as soon as possible rather than wait until the published closing date.
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