Integrity & Reliability Engineer (Pipeline Repair

Vacancy number • PUB408467

Integrity & Reliability Engineer (Pipeline Repair

  • Qatar
  • Closes June 26
  • 40 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Qatar

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor


  • Emergency Pipeline Repair System / program, consisting of a span of equipment, service contracts and procedures, aims to address likely / credible scenarios requiring emergency pipeline repair.
  • This effort includes identifying, procuring, and maintaining necessary resources to maximize the effective readiness and to minimize the time required to carry out response and/or repairs to reinstate the pipeline asset back to operational condition following an incident.
    • In this regards an EPRS Specialist role is established
    • The EPRS Specialist is a key member in EPRS program management team.
    • His role includes supporting in developing and managing plans, organizes and control the studies, arrangements, other required activities including field activities, contracts management, budget controls, frequent reporting and audits to establish, develop, enhance, harmonize and assure effectiveness of the EPRS Program for Company existing operating and future pipelines.
    • He works with the Pipeline Integrity Engineers to increase company readiness and effective timely response, while liaising with different parties within and outside, supporting efficient management and effective execution of necessary Pipeline emergency actions safely and with minimal impact to the environment, the public, and reputation.

About this role

  • Plans, Organizes and directs the EPRS Program development and continues enhancements to ensure readiness to complete pipeline repairs when required at the minimum feasible interval.
  • Identify and close gaps in current EPRS tools and procedures, including evaluating the technical usability / Inter-compatibility.
  • Drive development of structure database and LL and enhance the EPRS program related reporting.
  • Establish, maintain, control, and frequently report the status of different EPRS program components including the studies, activities, budget, plans and compliance / KPIs.
  • For effective readiness, the specialist will take a leading role in establishing:
    • Good awareness on the design, operation, limitations, and Uncertainties, etc. of the Pipeline under management and related EPRS tools.
    • Requirements for EPRS related manuals, procedures and studies. Frequent reviews and update the Damage Assessment Study/ Reports and EPRS Manuals, etc. to ensure practical approach been followed, based on the development in industry standards and Company LL
    • Sufficient fit-for-purpose Inventory of Equipment, Tools and Material including spares, for different potential scenarios
    • Support development and update of Operational, Pipeline Shutdown, Isolation Depressurization and startup Procedures for different scenario.
    • Assure the Service providers readiness via frequent drills Desktop Mockup and capturing of the LL for follow up on the enhancements.
    • Positive influence and engagement with the Projects to drive the early startup of the EPRS development activities for new pipelines.
  • Assure the Key contracts are in place, Established, valid, and effectively administered, to manage the Key Activities for potential credible Pipelines incidents and conduct frequent audits and manage enhancements. This includes:
    • Call-out contracts/ framework agreement(s) for inspection, pigging, isolation, repair, marine spread, vessels, personnel, construction spread, project management, engineering, decommissioning, and re-commissioning, etc.
    • Requirements to achieve effective availability of fit- for- purpose marine spread and related service contracts for different phases.
    • Service agreement contract for storage, preservation, and maintenance of spares and intervention tools.
  • Plans and organize regular inspection for the EPRS tools.
  • Oversee establishing a ready to engage dedicated team with variety of skills, to assure the Inhouse readiness on clear technical basis and structured and accurate database.
  • Continue in supporting the developing team skills, knowledge and raising awareness and capabilities. Drive team thorough understanding of EPRS basis of the study & recommendation. Driving focus and quality of handling the topics.
  • Active interface and collaboration with all relevant departments, for the timely detection and rabid 1st response, including:
    • Frequent discussions and engagement with SPI team for alignment on suggested harmonization and potential enhancements.
    • Conduct regular meetings with EPRS Equipment Manufacturer, the EPRS club and the Industry.
    • Assume a leading role in liaising with EPRS Club and in supporting the synergies between the EPRS club members, and driving the enhancement of the capabilities in managing the CRA cladded PLS


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • At least 12-15 years of experience in various aspects related to upstream offshore oil & gas pipelines, and with hands on experience and strong exposure to the Offshore Pipelines EPRS development and management.
  • Experience in offshore project management and in subsea pipeline construction/ installation engineering and subsea pipeline design and have the experience of working offshore for pipelaying, riser installations, decommissioning and recommissioning, pipeline repairs in shallow water.
  • Have wide knowledge of support vessels, ROV, diving and pigging and preferably familiar with tendering preparation and technical and commercial evaluation.
  • Good written and spoken English and usage of Microsoft office and planning packages.


  • Salary:
    • Day Rate in USD Plus Allowance
  • Work Schedule:
    • 8 Hours / 5 Days
  • Duration:
    • 2 years, renewable
  • Location:
    • Qatar

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