Design Engineers-Pipeline Engineer in Lagos, Nigeria

at Brunel

Engineering / Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
Entry Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

a) Provides direct and specific design engineering support in the Pipeline Engineering area to assigned project teams within the Nigerian Project Organization. Performs the assigned technical tasks in a format agreed upon between the Project Manager (PM) and the Design Engineering Services Manager (DESM). Ensures that the tasks can be completed within the framework of EMCAPs and within an agreed timeframe. Identifies, defines, and performs the assigned tasks, including finalizing pre-requisite tasks or information. Updates and reports the progress of deliverables to the PM and DESM on a regular basis.

b) Coordinates / oversees design contractor activities in the Pipeline discipline area for assigned projects.

c) Continually assesses refinements/changes and recommends updates for the maintenance of specifications and standards used in the Nigerian Projects Organization including the Global Practices (GP) and Global Practice Supplements (GPS), Design Management Manual (DMM) and the Design Execution References (DER). Responsible for coordinating reviews, endorsement and final approval for changes to these specifications and guidelines using Projects' MoC procedures.

d) Ensures that all relevant aspects of the quality assurance and control (QA/QC) programs and procedures are strictly followed in the performance of all work. Ensures the integration of the requirements of the Operations Integrity Management System (OIMS) in all work, tasks or deliverables.

e) Follows and implements the established project objectives and strategies in all work. This includes maintaining MPN production at established levels as well as providing safe, economic, and efficient proposals to enhance hydrocarbon recovery or to increase associated facility integrity.

f) Performs ad hoc medium and long term technical design engineering studies aimed at improving project engineering effectiveness, including risk, constructability, design and execution assessments.

g) Provides continual interface with external departments, especially Loss Prevention, Development Planning, Facilities Engineering, Facilities Operations Technical Engineering and all core JV Operations groups.

h) When assigned the role of Lead Design Engineer (LDE) for a specific design engineering services Work Order, represents MPN, coordinates design activities and interfaces with Project Engineer (PE) to align design work with project objectives


a) Functionally reports to the Subsea/Pipeline Design Supervisor and performs activities with Pipeline Advisor support and direction. In the role of LDE, works with PE (Project Engineer) to define design objectives in order to align contractor and design team activities to meet project goals.

b) Applies sound technical and engineering knowledge and best practices to project teams in compliance with approved MPN standards and specifications. Prepares documents required to incorporate changes or deviations to design practices and standards (GP) and the PDB (Project Design Basis) per Projects' change management procedures (Project Change Notice). In the role of LDE, logs each proposed change / deviation and coordinates the review and approval process.

c) Directly accountable for the quality of the design product within the Pipeline discipline area. Monitors design consultant's engineering work quality. Ensures design consultants are familiar with, and utilize, MPN standards, specifications and practices. Reviews design packages from inception to start-up per MPN Spec requirements. Participates in project milestone drawing reviews, process hazard assessments (HAZOP's, etc.), design assessments, constructability reviews, etc.

d) In the role of LDE, leads development of contractor's design review packages, coordinates the meetings, stewards the review process and ensures the response to the contractor is coordinated and clearly communicated then appropriately stewarded through close-out.

e) Defines requirements, evaluates alternatives and recommends solutions for technical issues within his discipline area.

f) Reviews design philosophies with Design Advisors. In the role of LDE, reviews with, and gains endorsement of, design philosophies with discipline engineers, advisors, PT as well as other affected groups within MPN.

g) Identifies, defines, obtains endorsement, and recommends the application of new technologies for specific designs.


a) Holds a recognized technical degree at a B.S. level.

b) Exhibits strength in Mechanical, Subsea and Pipeline or equivalent engineering area

c) 5+ years’ experience with Pipeline system design, fabrication and installation

d) Previous experience with contract coordination and Project Engineering

e) Fluency in written and spoken English.

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