Principal Piping Materials Engineer

SBM Offshore

  • Bangalore, India
Principal Piping Materials Engineer
Job Posted : May 20th, 2022

Job Description

Works in conjunction with Discipline Manager and Leads a team of Piping Engineers & Piping Designers Continuous improvement in Piping project tasks/Deliverables and ensure project completion within budget, and schedule without compromising, quality and safety requirements. Comply with Company standard administrative, technical or operating processes and procedures. Should be able to undertake multiple tasks related to discipline development in additional to the project execution.  Good communication skills to ensure smooth flow of project information across the team members.  A good team player who is capable to work with a diverse team of engineers with a high-level profession.


  • Leading a Piping design team within project Organization on Large EPC projects.
  • Must be able to take a hands-on-role in the development of Piping concept studies and equipment layout preparations as well as provide supervision / guidance to working engineers and designers in problem solving.
  • Must be able to understand Material / Mechanical handling studies.
  • Must be able to understand safety layout & good knowledge of safety Equipment’s used in offshore industry. Also, display good knowledge of Human ergonomics in Design.
  • Display good knowledge and understanding of process requirements in piping Design and Material considerations.
  • Adherence to company procedures (Technical, Management & QMS procedures).
  • Able to plan and work independently, reporting progress and schedule to team leaders and PMT.
  • Planning and implementation of the Project to ensure that deliverables are issued on schedule, project milestone dates are met, and given tasks are completed within the allowed budget.
  • Preparation of scope of work, man-hours distribution; Selection of resources in consultation with head of discipline to meet the specific job requirements.
  • Preparation, Review & Approval of all design documents / drawings as per project deliverables list.
  • Understand Piping bulk material aspects, bulk take-offs, quantification.
  • Ensure proper detailing of Pipe supports in 3D & 2D and interface with Structural to provide clash free model.
  • Able to evaluate stress analysis result and provides necessary recommendation on resolving the method of analysis.
  • Ensure smooth handling of 3D model gate reviews (30%, 60% & 90%), Constructability reviews & HAZOP review and implementations. Perform cold eye review of Piping deliverables & 3D model.
  • Develop and maintain isometric Index, Pipe support index, close out report of model review and Punch list & Hold list.
  • To coordinate the review and approval of vendor documents /drawings and ensuring full compliance with contract requirements and meet with company/client specifications.
  • Coordination with Engineering Project Managers / Lead Engineers from other Disciplines for the inter-disciplinary tasks.
  • Monitoring of job progress, identifying slippage and short comings and setting solutions and remedies in consultation with Project Manager.
  • Have experience in handling the queries arising from clients, comments from approval authority, contractors or other disciplines.  Provide sound judgement while handling projects of Brown field nature.
  • Develop training and skill development plan for graduate Trainees and mid-level Engineers.
  • Effective weekly progress report (Project status and resource utilization).
  • Working knowledge of International codes and standards like ASME B 31.3 / B31.4 / B31.8, ASTM, API, BS, MSS SP, NACE & ABS.
  • 3D software work experience is value added: E3D / PDMS & AutoCAD.

Role requirements:-

  • BE/BTech in Mechanical engineering with Min. 15 year of experience (Min 4-5 years in Lead role).
  • Should have worked as Design Lead in the offshore Oil & Gas industry working with International companies involved in Concept/FEED/Detail Design & EPC Projects of Piping for Offshore Oil and Gas facilities – Wellhead platforms, Fixed Process Platforms, FPSO topsides modules & Turret Mooring System, TLPs & Semi-submersibles


  • Bangalore, India.

Company Overview:-

SBM Offshore N.V. is a listed holding company that is headquartered in Amsterdam. It holds direct and indirect interests in other companies that collectively with SBM Offshore N.V. form the SBM Offshore Group (“the Company”). SBM Offshore provides floating production solutions to the offshore energy industry, over the full product lifecycle. The Company is market leading in leased floating production systems delivered to date, with multiple units currently in operation and has unrivalled operational experience in this field. The Company’s main activities are the design, supply, installation, operation and the life extension of floating production solutions for the offshore energy industry. As of December 31, 2018, Group companies employ approximately 4,350 people worldwide, including circa 650 contractors, which are spread over offices in key markets, operational shore bases and the offshore fleet of vessels. Group Companies employ a further 400 people, working for the joint ventures with two construction yards. For further information, please visit our website at The companies in which SBM Offshore N.V. directly and indirectly owns investments are separate entities.