Senior Mechanical Pipeline Engineer – Gas Sector

Company Name: DNV

Job Posted Date: 2022-12-02T14:25:26.000Z

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Job Industry: Public Safety

Experience Level:

Applicants Count: 33

Job Description: Local Unit & Position Description

Here at DNV, we are at the forefront of the energy transition, exploring what’s possible, as we seek to build a more sustainable future for our planet. Our Mechanical/Piping Design Engineers utilise their knowledge and experience of the UK’s onshore natural gas distribution/transmission industry to provide expert advice and guidance to our customers as they look to transition into decarbonised areas such as Hydrogen production/storage/transmission, CCS and BioGas.

In conjunction with colleagues across DNV, including our full scale testing site at Spadeadam , we are already leading the way with projects such as HyNet, H100, HyDeploy, HyStreet and Future Grid. This opportunity therefore provides you with not only the scope to further develop your technical onshore gas knowledge, but also progress into these exciting new areas and/or take broader technical and commercial responsibility for leading and developing one of our growing engineering teams.

Reporting to our Design Manager from our Edinburgh offices, you will be responsible for the following:

Key Accountabilities:

Review client’s technical documentation and submissions and determine the potential impacts and/or mitigation required to complete the project works Provide expertise on piping material, valves, control and systems equipment and advising on use of standards, practices, guidelines and procedures Ensures Construction, Design and Management regulations (CDM) is built into all designs produced, and that all issues are mitigated to tolerable levels Prepare, and/or contribute to the development of technical aspects of bid documentation for solutions to customer requests, including project management, control of change and scope growth Undertaking on-site inspections and audits, producing and presenting technical reports to customers where necessary and checking/reviewing the work of others Provide technical governance in specialist areas of engineering design, operations and construction, including coaching, managing or mentoring other team members/contract personnel as required, sharing knowledge, experience and skills to support their development Develop own technical knowledge to become registered on design Approver/Appraiser competency register MyCDA as a G17/G35/PS6 Mechanical Approver/Appraiser in one or more of the following areas:
Mechanical, 2 to ≤ 7 bar steel pipelines Cathodic Protection systems Mechanical, above 7 bar steel pipelines Mechanical, below 7 bar PE pipelines Mechanical, below 7 bar AGI’s Mechanical, Hazardous Area Classification
Position Qualifications

Minimum 2:1 degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Process or Gas Engineering and ideally Chartered Status (or working towards), either with IGEM, IMechE or equivalent Proven onshore Gas Design experience in UK Distribution/Transmission fields (IGEM/TD/1, IGEM/TD/3, IGEM/TD/4, IGEM/TD/12, IGEM/TD/13, IGEM/SR/25) demonstrating a strong working knowledge of UK natural gas Legislative compliance issues Resilient, works with pace and optimism to overcome obstacles, communicate, and deliver commercial fit-for-purpose solutions Customer-orientated project management approach, demonstrating the ability to plan, monitor and co-ordinate key contract and multi-discipline activities Self-motivated and passionate about your own personal and professional development, including maintaining and developing your technical knowledge and accreditations Creative and open-minded, with a willingness to seek out and maximise new challenges/opportunities through collaborating with and leveraging the expertise of others Must possess full UK driving license and be willing to travel within UK and potentially oversees when required

We offer:

We place great value on all our people and the contribution they make to our business, so it’s important that our rewards make us all feel valued here. That’s why we recognise individual needs and offer a flexible reward and benefits package that puts you first, including:

Lifestyle benefits (26 days of annual leave in addition to bank holidays + opportunity for up to 10 days unpaid leave, sabbatical leave, flexible/hybrid working options) Wellbeing benefits (incl. Private Medical and Dental Insurance, Health Assessments, Gym allowance and free fruit), Company contribution towards eye tests and glasses (for computer/laptop users), and Flu Vaccinations. We also have our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) – providing free and confidential support for issues including work, family, relationships, money and health Financial Benefits including a Pension Scheme: employer-matched pension contributions (employer contribution – up to 9%), Life Assurance and Income Protection Travel benefits (inc Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work Scheme), Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme (for personal use) Mentored support towards professional CEng accreditation, via company IMechE MPDS Scheme and re-imbursement of relevant Professional Membership Fees (up to £500) Access to employee retail discount site for high street and on-line shopping

Our ethos at DNV is one of continual development, so regardless of what stage in your career you may be, we provide plenty of opportunity for personal growth and learning new skills, benefitting from the expertise and support of your colleagues across the organisation.

Please note we may close this position earlier in case of finding successful candidates.

Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.

We provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world’s leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and support all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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