Principal Piping Stress Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States


Principal Piping Stress Engineer


  • Review the Client’s technical requirements for Piping stress Engineering and establish the stress Design Basis/philosophy for various load cases , specification , Standards and guidelines for stress engineering execution
  • Preparation of stress critical line list as per the critical line selection criteria Plan, schedule and progress control for the critical computer Stress calculations and visual reviews
  • Performs static analysis using CAESAR II for the load cases such as dead weight, sustained loads, Thermal expansion/contraction, Wave acceleration, Hag/sag Deflections, occasional and environmental loads, blast load, fatigue, slug, transportation, module lift and vibration analysis
  • Provide effective stress solution for the Topside modules critical Piping and Deck Piping which involves equipment’s such as Compressor, Turbines, Pumps, vessels, separator, Heat exchangers and Pipe rack Piping etc
  • Selection of spring hangers, expansion joints and special supports and preparation of data sheets for the same
  • Provide technical solution for the non-critical line by performing visual reviews Selection of spring hangers, expansion joints and special supports and preparation of data sheets for the same
  • Monitoring, checking and approving of stress calculations as per the checking procedure Collaborate well within team and communicate effectively with Piping Lead Engineer
  • Vendor drawing review for the static Equipment’s/ Rotating Equipment’s/Packages


  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, with exposure to piping stress checks and supports design • Has 15-25 years’ of experience in Oil & Gas FPSO/Offshore platforms /Petrochemical/Refinery Industry
  • Should have worked as Piping Stress Engineer/Lead Stress Engineer for FPSO/offshore Platform based Projects for a minimum of five years
  • Must be familiar with International standards such as ANSI/ASME/API standard for Piping Stress
  • Knowledge in NORSOK/UKCS/Australian standards
  • Good written and verbal communications skills in English
  • Has sufficient work experience and knowledge in Piping layout/Design/Pipe support/3D PDMS
  • Has good interface knowledge with Process Engineering / Structural Engineering/ Naval/ Safety
  • Knowledge in MS office etc.

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