Senior E&I Designer

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The nature of the role

This role is responsible for producing, reviewing, commenting on drawings while ensuring that the work is planned and executed in accordance with Katoni’s project execution plan and policies for Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental protection.  

You’ll liaise with your colleagues in the Engineering team and sometimes clients and make sure we are meeting their needs. Your experience will mean you’ll work with minimal supervision but be rest assured the team is here to support you.  

We are not like companies who have been around Aberdeen for many years. You’ll contribute to this by building strong and valued relationships with your clients and new people you meet during work.

You’ll also spend time offshore as part of the job and so will need to plan for time away from home from time to time.  


The core of the role

In the role you will want to deliver the following:

  • work in accordance with Katoni’s integrated management system and help improve this system as we move forward
  • work with our Engineering team to ensure output is of the highest quality possibly and compliance with relevant standards, codes and procedures
  • Working to industry standards and Katoni drawing procedures
  • Ensure all CAD files are stored in the appropriate project folders
  • 2D drawing and detailing  
  • Independent production of Instrument and electrical drawings
  • AutoCAD output with true regard to Safety and in compliance with national and Client Codes & Standards
  • Efficient interpretation of Clients, other design disciplines and supplier’s information to ensure project deadlines are met in a timely manner.
  • Participation in internal and external design reviews.
  • Carry out site surveys
  • Identify scope and schedule changes in accordance with the Change Control Process
  • Ensure, as far as is practically possible, that all assigned work is carried out in compliance with the agreed budget and schedule
  • Maintain required technical quality of work
  • Keep up to date with technical developments, national and international standards and legislative requirements related to discipline workscope
  • Maintain filing system
  • Provide technical assistance to discipline assigned personnel as required
  • Assist Lead/Senior Engineer and others when requested in the execution of their responsibilities and duties

We expect that in all cases work complies with client contracts and our health, safety, environmental and quality policies and procedures as well as any client/project specific HSE and quality plans.

Person specification (all necessary)

Your qualifications, accreditations and experience are important but who you are just as important to Katoni. Through the recruitment process we will want you to show:

  1. You are a team player and can fit in with who we are
  1. That you want to develop as an individual and contribute to our future growth
  1. That you want to seize the opportunity we are offering as a core staff member
  1. You are comfortable in face-to-face discussions with clients and potential customers
  1. That you are exceptional and ahead of (or different to) the rest
  1. You have the ability to investigate and interpret data

Qualifications and experience (all desirable but not all necessary)

  • You’ll probably have experience in oil and gas industry or a similar engineering environment
  • Experience of offshore / onshore site survey practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of materials used within the discipline  
  • An exceptional communicator both in written and verbal situations  
  • Computer literate in Microsoft applications
  • Ability to demonstrate you can work at pace with a fine eye for detail  
  • BOSIET certification
  • Current offshore medical certificate  
  • Material selection knowledge
  • Experience in 2D and 3D CAD modelling is essential, with preferably Inventor and Plant 3D
  • HND or higher in an appropriate subject


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