Lead Piping Engineer


About this role:

We’re hiring a Lead Piping Engineer for our client, a leading oil & gas company, to join their growing team. This is a Permanent position in Hyderabad location.

Lead Piping Engineer shall provide technical leadership and guidance to all staff engaged on the project. The lead engineer is accountable for technical integrity of Piping activities, Producing and maintaining piping deliverables (including, but not limited to Drawings, Calculations, Datasheets, Technical specifications, Material Requisitions, Technical bid evaluations, Schedules, MTO’s, Work volumes) in accordance with industry standards, codes and client specifications within the schedule and budget as set-out by the Engineering Manager.


The responsibilities of the Lead Piping Engineer shall include, but are not limited to, those contained in the following statements:

  • Plan and Implement the Piping Engineering activities on projects and tenders under the direction of Engineering Manager;
  • Lead, coordinate and manage the discipline group. Ensure the safe, effective and successful implementation and delivery of engineering projects;
  • To mentor, coach and train staff in work processes and values to have consistency across projects;
  • Preparation of Deliverable list & Schedule, Man-hour estimate and Progress report
  • Plan and identify resource requirements in consultation with Engineering Manager;
  • Ensure safe, effective and successful implementation of piping engineering activities within budget and schedule requirements;
  • Participate in engineering assignments such as assisting with the development of specifications, datasheets, calculations, drawings, material take-offs;
  • Prepare Material requisition, Technical bid evaluations and review vendor drawings;
  • Co-ordinate the development of 3D modelling activities of skid packages;
  • Participate in reviewing and checking designs, drawings and data from other parties/execution offices;
  • Take part in 3D Model reviews, Construction reviews, Design reviews;
  • Review materials take-offs and bill of materials. Ensure that the quantities are within budget and any changes are documented with approval from Engineering Manager/Project manager;
  • Review and Check 2D drawings such as Equipment layout, piping layout, general arrangement drawings, piping isometrics, Support plan and other drawings in accordance with Client specifications;
  • Bring to the attention of the necessary parties, any problems, assistance or matters that may affect quality, deadlines or costs;
  • Establish good working relationships and communication with all Leads, Managers and clients;
  • Interface with Subcontractors, Suppliers and Vendors for completion of engineering activities;
  • Adhere to the HSE requirements stipulated by Company/Clients;
  • Visit yard during construction and understand improvements needed in design;
  • Maintain Quality documentation and report any non-compliances for process improvement;
  • Conduct regular meetings with staff to discuss technical, procedural and operational issues and work practices, and to formulate areas for improvement along with possible solutions;
  • Standardization of Design Procedures, Check list and Guidelines;
  • Undertake any other general duties that may be requested. The list of duties is not exhaustive in any way and may change at any time.

What you need to bring:


Minimum of 15-20 years of work experience in the Oil & Gas industry with at least 5 years in similar position.

  • Degree in Mechanical engineering from an accredited university or equivalent;
  • Experience in similar position working for EPC Projects in Oil & Gas sector, especially in piping engineering activities related to Process skids;
  • Must have good working knowledge of piping codes and standards (ASME, ASTM, API, ANSI etc…);
  • Engineer shall have good interface knowledge with other disciplines especially Process, Mechanical, Electrical & Instrumentation etc. and knowledge of all discipline documents and drawings is required;
  • Verbal and written communication using English is compulsory;
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural team environment;
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications;
  • Should be able to work on fast track projects and deliver as per project schedule;
  • Proficient in handling the project operations entailing planning, resource utilization, quality management & manpower management;
  • Complete understanding of constructability, operability and maintainability requirements;
  • Strong work ethic and proactive drive to deliver projects within schedule;
  • Ensure deliverables meet strict quality standards;
  • Maintaining the highest levels of Health and Safety.


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About Brunel

Brunel India Private Limited, a subsidiary of Brunel Holding Group Company (Brunel Intl. N.V.) a company registered in the Netherlands with over 10,000 employees in 104 offices across 35 countries. The Energy Division of Brunel Group comprehensively provides manpower services for Upstream Oil & Gas, Downstream Oil & Gas, Renewables, Power Generation, Mining & Resources, Civil Engineering, Automotive, Rail, Life Sciences, Finance, Legal and ICT. Our core services are Pay Rolling, Contract Hire and Direct Hire services for major Operating companies and EPC contractors.

Today, we’ve grown into a global service provider with an annual turnover of € 885 million, and we’re listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV and included in the Amsterdam Small Cap Index (AScX).

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Sneha Poranki
Brunel Energy India Mumbai

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