Onstream Group

Lead Umbilicals Engineer

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Onstream Group is recruiting for Full time Lead Umbilicals 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: Systems Engineer

Location: Lagos

Job Description
During the CCFT FEED, the Umbilicals/Flexibles Engineer will be part of the TUPNI Project team who will oversee the execution of the CCFT FEED, specifically assisting the Pipelines & Umbilicals Leader on all technical matters related to Umbilicals, and Flexibles (and associated ancillaries) design activities performed by all the CCFT FEED Contractor Alliances.

He will be responsible for:

  • Reviewing all relevant Engineering documents, which typically includes cross section design, dynamic analyses, installation analyses, components design (steel tubes, armours, carcass, polymer sheathes, electrical cables, fibre optics, etc ...),flexibles / umbilicals mechanical characteristics and capacities validation, manufacturing analyses, fatigue analyses, transportation analysis, pre-commissioning analysis, umbilical ancillaries design (Bend Stiffeners, Bend Restrictors, Topsides and Subsea Termination/Interface Hardware etc.)
  • Assisting, as may be necessary, in Qualification activities pertaining to the relevant umbilical/flexible components of the flowline electrical heating system, involving, review of Contractor’s existing qualification dossiers as well as new dossiers specifically generated for PREOWEI such as classical analyses, FEA’s, and also small and full scale physical testings/analyses to qualify the flowline electrical heating system within the background of PREOWEI functional requirements and environment;
  • Assisting in resolution of interface issues as necessary, such as umbilical/flexible terminations design, 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 CCFT FEED Contract requirements and Project Specifications
  • 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 to ensure technical consistency of all interfacing systems constituting the PREOWEI development as well as the existing EGINA facilities.
  • Getting assistance from TOTAL Specialists, or third parties, if required, for specific topics (such as geotechnics,hydrodynamics, structural, material & welding, corrosion & coating, etc ...)
  • Getting feedback from other deepwater projects on flexible and umbilicals systems
  • Participating in various technical reviews (Hazids, Hazops, Project Technical Reviews etc …)
  • Assisting as necessary, concerning Umbilicals/Flexibles (and associated ancillaries), in the preparation of the technical aspects of the EPCI Contract.
  • 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.


  • Reports directly to the SURF Engineering Leader
  • Accountable for Umbilical and flexibles design engineering and interface with SPS and other packages within the project.


    Job Requirements
    Minimum years of experience


    Other Requirements

    Necessary Profile

    • Graduate degree in a 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 7 years’ experience in flexibles / umbilicals engineering (and associated ancillaries) for deepwater projects with demonstrable engineering aptitude.
    • Excellent knowledge of international flexibles/umbilicals design codes / standards (API/ ISO series in particular) and TOTAL general specifications
    • Good sense of organization, ability to identify critical aspects, to summarize and present complex design issues
    • Some basic knowledge in electrical / fibre optic cables, material, corrosion, coatings and hydrodynamics will bealso valuable
    • Some basic knowledge in flow-assurance will be also valuable
    • 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 power cables/umbilicals (MV or LV) aspects of pipeline electrical heating technologies (ETH-PIP or DEH-Wet insulation) is a plus.

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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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    Job Summary
    January 27, 2020
    Offer Type
    Full time
    Minimum of 7years
    January 27, 2020
    Engineering/ Technical
    Oil & Gas / Mining
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