Senior Piping Stress Engineer

Chennai - Tamil Nadu - India - Energy - Oil & Gas - Engineering & Design - Academic Bachelor

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

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Sneha Poranki, Account manager

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About this role

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

  • Assist in the Piping Stress engineering activities on projects, tenders under the direction of Lead Engineer;
  • Ensure safe, effective and successful implementation of piping stress engineering activities within budget and schedule requirements;
  • Conduct pipe stress engineering of piping systems as per ASME, ANSI B31.3 code using Caesar II software program;
  • Issues project piping stress specification and critical lines list;
  • Develop engineering computations and evaluations. Compile Stress analysis report;
  • Co-ordinate with the designers to optimize Piping routing and Piping supports;
  • Prepare Piping loading for Skids, Piperack and foundation. Co-ordinate with Civil and Structural engineers for civil loading data;
  • Carry out relief load calculations, Slug analysis and Flange leakage calculations;
  • Prepare Material requisition, Technical bid evaluations and review vendor drawings for piping supports, spring hangers, specialty components;
  • Review piping load data acting on Equipment and checks the nozzle flexibilities;
  • Participate in reviewing and checking calculations and drawings from other parties/execution offices;
  • Take part in 3D Model reviews, Construction reviews, Design reviews;
  • Prepare & check materials take-offs and bill of materials;
  • Good knowledge of Piping flexibility and supports is mandatory;
  • 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;
  • 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.

About you


  • Minimum of 10-15 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;
  • Should have good piping design knowledge and flexibility analysis for Process equipment like Separators, Columns, Exchangers, Fin fan coolers used in Oil & Gas projects;
  • Knowledge of Finite Element analysis using FE software FE Pipe and/or Ansys would be an advantage;
  • Piping design experience related to Process skids and packages for upstream/midstream projects would be preferred;
  • Must have good working knowledge of piping codes and standards (ASME, ASTM, API, ANSI etc…);
  • Ability to demonstrate previous experience in the use of software like Caesar-II, Mathcad, Navisworks;
  • Verbal and written communication using English is compulsory.

What we offer

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About us

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).


  • Vacancy number: PUB254991
  • Location: Chennai
  • Market: Energy
  • hours per week: 45
  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Saturday, March 14, 2020
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Sneha Poranki

Account manager Brunel Energy India Mumbai

+91 22 67596787

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