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Recruiter NameMelanie Wood
Industry OIL & GAS, Pipeline
Salary€45 per annum
BenefitsSee description
LocationsASIA , Kazakhstan
Contract TypeContract




Our Client, a Major international Oil and Gas contractor, is seeking a Lead Pipeline Engineer for their project based in Kazakhstan. The scope of this job is for Pre-Feed and basic engineering services.



  • Pre-FEED & basic engineering services.



  • Should have a technical degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Should have at least 12 years plus experience as a Pipeline Design Engineer within the Oil and Gas industry.
  • Must have recent experience of the Job Requirements below.



  • Preparation of basis of design.
  • Preparation of philosophies and design criteria for design, construction and installation of pipeline.
  • Route and ROW selection according to soil conditions, interventions to be executed before and after pipeline laying, statutory constraints, authorizations and cost optimization.
  • Preparation of technical specification for environmental data gathering via survey.
  • Pipeline design for wall thickness calculation and coating.
  • Definition of typical excavation section.
  • Crissing method selection.
  • Pipeline material and corrosion allowance selection.
  • Pipeline thermal stress analysis.
  • Design of spool pieces to connect pipelines and wells.
  • Design of isolating and sectioning systems for pipeline network.
  • Mechanical and Civil design of block valve station and pig trap area.
  • Definition of leak detection system.
  • Preparation of general specification for hydraulic test, de-watering, pre-commissioning and commissioning.
  • Preparation of technical specification for pipeline procurement and construction.
  • Preparation of drawings as Key Plan, Alignment Sheets, etc. .
  • Preparation of MTO (Material Take Off).
  • Preparation of database GIS (Geographic Information System).
  • Cost estimate and schedule preparation.
  • Studies for integrity philosophy, piggability system assessment, inspection and maintenance plans and preparation of specification for internal and external inspections.
  • Preparation of ITT documentation.
  • Follow-on activities.
  • Preparation of report and technical notes for pipeline design in different operating conditions.


Duration:                 12 months renewable.


Status:                   Rotational 42 days on, 14 days off, 6 days per week / 10 hours per day.


Indicative Rate:      €45.00 per worked hour after Kazakh tax deductions. Accommodation, meals and laundry, Transportation, Insurance and Medevac, Mobilisation/De-Mobilisation, Flights provided by Client


We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specification.



For more information please contact Melanie Wood – Director of Recruitment

 on +44 20 8905 2250 or email



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