Onstream Group

Heating System and Flexible Engineer

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Onstream Group is recruiting for Full time Heating System and Flexible Engineer

Job Description


Onstream Group - With over 35 years of international experience within the Oil & Gas Industry and Industrial markets, The Onstream Group has strategically aligned itself with its business partners & affiliates to provide cost-effective and operational efficient solutions.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Heating System and Flexible Engineer


Job Descriptions
He will be responsible for:

  • Reviewing and approving all relevant Engineering documents pertaining to the heating system equipment/components (ETH-PIP or DEH-Wet insulation), which typically include:
    • All subsea components – such as electrical heating wires/power cables (dynamic riser and piggy-back), subsea wet mate electrical connectors (including double barrier types), inline electrical splices and subsea junction boxes (electrical and optical), end terminations/connectors, cable catenary management systems (Bend Stiffeners, Bend Restrictors, buoyancies, etc.), cable anchor clamps, friction clamps, U-bends, Anode banks (Current transfer zones), and verification of dynamic analysis, etc.
    • Topsides components - such as riser cable hang-off and topside junction boxes etc., I-tube cable cooling system; and interfaces with existing EGINA topsides equipment.
  • Participating the Qualification activities pertaining to the various components of the electrical heating system, involving:
    • Review of Contractor’s existing qualification dossiers as well as new dossiers specifically generated for PREOWEI functional requirements and environment.
    • Following up on PROQUAL program (TOTAL’s internal system for new technology qualification and possible implementation) for the electrical heating technologies (ETH-PIP and DEH-Wet insulation) and follow-up the implementation of the attendant R&D/Qualification Plan, with Contractor alliances and Company HQ Specialists – Workshops, Equipment Qualification/Systems Testing etc.
    • Internal liaison/coordination with various disciplines (Flowlines, Umbilicals, SPS, Electrical, Topsides) to ensure that internal interfaces and technical requirements are adequately incorporated into the definition of Heating System Equipment Qualification Plan/testing requirements.
    • Reviewing the schedule for the proposed heating system Qualification and Systems Testing programmes,ensuring coherency with the overall Project execution schedule, and liaising closely with Management in this regard.
    • Liaison with Company HQ specialists to ensure conformance of proposed programmes with Company requirements or for approval when derogation is required.
    • Reporting to Management any issues and propose ways of resolution or improvement.
    • Assisting in incorporation of attendant electrical heating system Qualification plan and Risk Management Plan into the EPCI dossiers, in view of proper implementation/management during the EPCI phase.
  • Reviewing and approving all relevant engineering documents pertaining to the flexible pipes and associated equipment/components, such as cross section, end fittings, materials, bend restrictors, crossings, ancillaries, buoyancies, etc.
  • Assisting in resolution of interface issues as necessary, relating to the heating system and flexible design, with due consideration for fabrication, installation, hook-up, pre-commissioning, commissioning etc.
  • Assisting in analysis of Contractor technical queries and preparation of comments and proposed answers to these queries
  • Ensuring that Engineering activities are performed in line with Contract requirements, Project Specifications and Schedule during the CCFT FEED and EPCI phases.
  • Assisting as necessary, concerning the overall heating system and flexibles, in the preparation of the technical aspects of the EPCI Contract.
  • Ensuring that Engineering activities are performed in line with TOTAL general specifications and issue proper derogations, if required
  • Ensuring that HSE requirements are taken into consideration during design.
  • Liaising with other Team engineers (SURF, SPS and Topsides) to ensure technical consistency of all interfacing systems constituting the PREOWEI development as well as the existing EGINA facilities.
  • Manage technical assistance from TOTAL HQ Specialists when required and for approvals of derogations.
  • Ensure that relevant industry feedback/REX from previous Projects are considered in the design performance.
  • Participating in various technical reviews (Hazids, Hazops, and Project Technical Reviews etc.)
  • Other tasks as assigned by hierarchy.


  • To ensure that all safety and environmental required studies will be reviewed/updated and that final design will comply with ALARP policy.
  • To ensure that design will comply with all HSE requirements and that Safety and Environment dossiers will be provided to National Authorities in due time.
  • To demonstrate leadership for implementation of Company requirements on technological risks management.
  • To ensure that all recommendations from safety studies and technical reviews are fully addressed in the design.
  • To ensure necessary resources are available for preparation of information needed to issue safety and environmental dossiers.


    Job Requirements
    Minimum years of experience


    Other Requirements

    Job Requirements

    • Reports directly to the SURF Engineering Leader.
    • Accountable for the proper implementation of Project Technical requirements (Project Specifications, TOTAL General Specifications and International codes) as well as good industry practices regarding electrical system design.

    Necessary Profile

    • Graduate degree preferably in relevant Engineering discipline MANDATORY (copy of certificate to be provided) with MSc or equivalent. Depending on experience, candidates with BSc may be also given consideration
    • Minimum 10 years’ experience in system design preferably in the context of heating system, alternatively umbilicals and flexibles.
    • Excellent knowledge of international design codes / standards (ISO etc.) and TOTAL general specifications
    • Good sense of organization, analytical skills, ability to identify critical aspects, to summarize and present complex electrical design issues
    • Fluent in English both verbally and in writing
    • Ability to work efficiently, prioritize in a fast-paced project and meet schedule requirements.
    • Prior experience in the pipeline electrical heating technologies (ETH-PIP or DEH-Wet insulation) is a plus.
    • Some knowledge of Flow Assurance will be valuable

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    About Onstream Group
    The Onstream Group is a service company with more than 30 years operating experience on a worldwide basis, primarily in the oil and gas industry. The company is structured as a group of business units, each with its own specialization. Through these units, the Group can provide tailored services to address the needs of our clients worldwide in the most effective and competitive manner. - Maintenance Services (Painting and Blasting, Anti-Corrosion Services, Access Works) - Manpower Services - Equ...
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    October 21, 2019
    Offer Type
    Full time
    Minimum of 10years
    November 4, 2019
    Engineering/ Technical
    Oil & Gas / Mining
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