Subsea Rigid Pipeline Engineer - VR/26723

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Status: Permanent
Location: Westhill, Aberdeenshire
Rate: Available Upon Request

Currently recruiting for an experienced Subsea Rigid Pipeline Engineer on a permanent staff basis for a Subsea Contractor based in Westhill, Aberdeenshire. Hybrid working opportunities will also be available.


The successful candidate will work within the Rigid Pipelines team – a team that is involved in a mixture of short turnaround operations support work and longer term subsea detailed design work scopes. 


The Subsea Rigid Pipeline Engineer will have the following main duties and responsibilities:

  • Pre-execution studies to support the front-end team and tenders.
  • Detailed design studies to support the execution of projects.
  • Post operational studies (i.e., life extensions, fitness for purpose to support the IRM business).
  • Designing / analysing subsea rigid pipelines (single pipelines, PIP etc.).  
  • Designing / analysing rigid tie in spools and risers.
  • Reviewing and providing assurance of the quality of all subsea rigid pipeline work subcontracted by the company.
  • Contributing to the technical development of the Rigid Pipeline Team.
  • Timely delivery of reports, calculations and drawings.
  • Supporting the development of the Rigid Pipelines team’s tools and guidance notes.



Experience / Qualifications:


  • A relevant Bachelor’s engineering degree.
  • Previous experience in a similar role.
  • 2+ years’ experience in subsea pipeline engineering.
  • Experience in the design of subsea pipelines and/or risers.
  • Sound understanding of pipeline global buckling.
  • Experience in using Abaqus FE for the analysis of pipelines.



  • A Master’s or PhD engineering degree.
  • Chartered Engineer status.
  • Experience in the design of PIP systems.
  • Experience with Sage Profile, Ansys, Autopipe, OrcaFlex and Mathcad.
  • Programming experience with Python and/or VBA.


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