Jobs at Petrofac – Senior Engineer – Piping


Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the energy industry, with a diverse client portfolio including many of the world’s leading energy companies.

We design, build, manage and maintain infrastructure for our clients. We recruit, reward, and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. We value our people and treat everyone who works for or with Petrofac fairly and without discrimination.

The world is re-thinking its energy supply and energy security needs, planning for a phased transition to alternative energy sources. We are here to help our clients meet these evolving energy needs.

This is an exciting time to join us on this journey.

We support flexible working requests and have adopted a hybrid approach for most of our office-based roles. We ask employees to be present in the office at least three days per week.

Are you ready to bring the right energy to Petrofac and help us deliver a better future for everyone?


Key Responsibilities

  • Review Contract documents and identify requirements and scope of work for Project execution. Review specifications, drawings, and other documents, establish Contract review criteria, identify and resolve discrepancies and divergences from original proposal through technical queries to Client.
  • Understand Local regulations, Certification requirements and implement in Stress analysis design work for Projects.
  • Carry out Piping stress analysis activities within the allocated schedule & budget.
  • Prepare / review Stress critical Line List, Support standard, perform Stress analysis in CAESAR-II software, Flange Leak Calculations, Stress Analysis Reports, Support Summary etc.
  • Review & include the requirements of Deck deflections, platform displacements, transportation analysis, Christmas Tree Well Growth, lateral displacements etc in stress analysis.
  • Review 3D Model on a regular basis and provide feedback to layout team for supports and piping configuration.
  • Interface with Mechanical team for Equipment Nozzle Loads / Package Equipment requirements.
  • Prepare Piping load data Inputs and interface with Civil / Structural department.
  • Carry out checking of IFC Isometrics for review of Support types, Support tags, load adequacy for selected supports.
  • Perform Support optimization reviews, Multi-discipline Supports review.
  • Liaise and coordinate with internal team, other disciplines, and Value Engineering Centers.
  • Participate in meetings with Client, Approval authorities, Vendors etc.
  • Understand & implement EN requirements for Pipe supports.
  • Ensure design complies to the requirements as per International codes and standards, Contractual requirements, In-house standards etc.
  • Strictly ensure compliance with Company’s ISO Quality procedures and QMS guidelines, HSE policies and procedures. Participate in Internal and Client audits, facilitate project / department audits.
  • Support development of Internal Standards, Guidelines, Specifications and Checklists as part of Quality management system activities.
  • Support digitalization & work process automation initiatives through collaboration with Development team.

Competencies And Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 10 to 15 years Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Refineries, New Energy.
  • Preferably from a working background in EPC Companies for offshore Oil & Gas, Wind Energy industries.
  • Exposure to offshore fixed structures including Wind Substation Platforms (including HVAC, HVDC).
  • Knowledge of working with European clients, familiarity with European codes, Safety and environmental regulations.
  • In depth Knowledge of relevant international codes & standards like ASME, EN, DNVGL, API, MSS, BS, ISO.
  • Exposure to Fire Fighting Piping requirements as per NFPA, VdS, European Directives like PED, Marine Standards like MARPOL, IMO, SOLAS.

Preferred Software Skills And Experience

  • CAESAR-II (Proficient)
  • NOZZLE PRO / FE PIPE(Proficient)
  • Navisworks Simulate (Proficient)
  • Office Tools (Proficient)
  • AutoCAD (Working knowledge)

Additional Information

Job Details:

Company: Petrofac

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

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