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Kuala Lumpur
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Subsea 7 has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Subsea Piping Engineer within the Global Project Centre Engineering Team based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Based within the Design & Analysis Department of Subsea 7’s Global Project Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, you will be responsible for the design and analysis of subsea piping systems for structures like Manifolds, PLETs, PLEMs, ILTs and PLRs.

All personnel are expected to contribute to creating a positive HSEQ culture within Subsea 7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to local HSEQ codes and practices.

All personnel are also expected to contribute to creating a culture of ethics and integrity within Subsea 7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to our Code of Conduct.


  • Extensive experience in the pipe stress analysis, using CAESAR II software.
  • Strong knowledge of pipe routing best practices, pipe support requirements and material specifications to produce safe and efficient piping and equipment layouts.
  • Understanding of FLIP, FIV and VIV aspects of piping design.
  • Experience in valve specification for subsea piping systems and tie-in pipework.
  • Familiar with design and detailing in accordance with acknowledged industry design codes – e.g. ASME B31.8, ASME B16.9, PD-8010, DNV-OS-F101, etc.
  • Knowledge of subsea hardware notably – Connection Systems (diver & diverless) and Valves (API 6A/API 17D).
  • Experience of WT and Area Replacement calculations.
  • FEA knowledge (Assessment of Special Components).
  • Knowledge of typical subsea piping materials – Carbon Steels, Alloys, Nickel-Alloys (Solid 625, Super Duplex).
  • Ability to read P&ID’s.
  • A positive attitude to developing engineering across diverse engineering projects within the Subsea 7 global organisation.


  • Plan, detail and review technical documentation relating to subsea piping, mechanical systems construction and installation.
  • Detailed design in accordance with acknowledged industry codes, standards, client specifications and scopes of work.
  • Production and checking of design documentation including feasibility reports, detailed design reports, equipment specifications, MTOs, TQ’s, DVRs and MOCs.
  • Provide input to, check and approve subsea structures piping general arrangement and isometric drawings.
  • Production of pipework and fitting specifications
  • Production of specifications and data sheet for subsea valves in accordance with API 6A or ISO 14723.
  • Package engineering and management of large valve and pipe fitting packages.
  • Provide mechanical and integrity calculations for piping and equipment including pipework stress analysis utilizing CAESAR II.
  • Coordinate piping and mechanical engineering support for the execution of multidiscipline projects in line with defined budget and schedule.
  • Liaise with associated subsea related disciplines and understand the interfaces within a project.
  • Provide piping engineering support to Tenders, FEED Studies and EPIC Projects and during occasional periods of offshore or site working.


  • Degree educated in relevant discipline but consideration will be given to those with extensive proven experience within a similar role
  • Ability to communicate at all levels within the organization and confidence to liaise with clients
  • Interfaces within a project structure, including other disciplines, drawing office, document control, project management, client and suppliers.
  • Excellent report writing skills with the ability to self-check and produce accurate work
  • Ability to prioritise and organise work and meet project deadlines
  • A demonstrable commitment to HSE and Quality
  • Shall be self-motivated and have well developed interpersonal skills
  • A willingness to travel on short assignments overseas


  • 5+ Years in similar role
  • Membership to a relevant Professional body
  • Understanding and experience of Project Controls including planning, scheduling, man-hour estimates and measuring physical progress.
  • Project experience with leading client standards and practises like Petronas, Esso, Shell, BP, etc.
  • Ability to lead a small design team across multiple projects.
  • Knowledge of material engineering and welding