Mechanical Piping Design Engineer

Posting Date: 29 October 2019

Location: Rosyth, Fife, GB, KY11 2YD

Company: Babcock

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Mechanical Piping Design Engineer

Based in Rosyth


About the role


Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit a Mechanical Piping Design Engineer to join our Liquified Gas Equipment (LGE) Division. We design and supply cargo handling systems for liquefied gas ships that carry Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) across the globe. Current projects are mainly in South Korea and China at the biggest shipyards in the world and we are involved in numerous other projects and locations.

Based at our Head Office at Rosyth, you will be part of an experienced and supportive team of Engineers and you will integrate and support numerous engineering departments. You will develop piping system designs with cost effective technical solutions, prepare technical datasheets, material lists, calculations, reports and installation/commissioning procedures. You will also review, check and approve piping isometrics and support the development of PI&D’s.


What do I need to do the role?


You’ll need to have experience of Mechanical Piping Design within a highly regulated industry and hold a degree or equivalent qualification in Mechanical Engineering.

We would also like you to have the following: 

  • Good working knowledge of MathCAD, AutoCAD, AutoPIPE (or equivalent)
  • Experience working to design codes (experience of ASME VIII, ASTM, BS and EN codes)
  • Pipe Stress Analysis (PSA) and/or Finite Element Analysis (FEA)


What else do I need to know?


  • Competitive salary with excellent benefits.
  • 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
  • Training and development opportunities.



About Babcock International


For more than a century, Babcock has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.


We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


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