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Piping Engineer

Date: Apr 17, 2019

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 20027 

Job Category: Engineering 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Hatch is currently looking for a Piping Engineer who will be responsible for assesses and checks for regulatory code compliance and quality of all piping engineering deliverables. The Piping Engineer carries out piping engineering tasks independently and in accordance with Hatch standards.


2. Key Responsibilities include (but not limited to);


• Assist in ensuring that all work designed or supplied by the piping engineering discipline complies with the relevant sections of mandatory health and safety standards, including any pressure piping regulation or code referred to within the required jurisdiction for the project with due consideration of relevant client engineering standards

• Prepare design calculations and documentation

• Requisition piping components, provide technical evaluation and review of supplier data

• Ensure design drawing content is accurate and correctly portrays design intent

• Prepare reports and deliverables as required (under supervision) including progress report studies and material takeoffs

• Prepare piping specifications including piping details and field changes

• Promote piping systems to achieve best project outcomes

• Attend piping discipline engineering meetings

• Coordinate between the piping team and other disciplines as the design evolves

• Ensure that quality of engineering work is carried out in accordance with project/Hatch procedures and maintain technical documentation

• Prepare and maintain engineering standards

• Participate in HAZOP reviews

• Participate in resolution of piping issues during project lifecycle, including planning phase, design, procurement, fabrication, construction and commissioning

• Promote and maintain the application of ethical and professional practices in the execution of piping engineering work

• Adhere to and promote the Hatch corporate safety culture.


Qualifications and Experience


• BSc/B.Eng. in mechanical engineering or equivalent

• Professional engineer status

• Minimum five years piping engineering experience

• Ability to achieve quality and schedule objectives

• Ability to plan and organize work

• Good understanding of systems and workflows as they relate to the piping discipline

• Thorough understanding of the Hatch Health, Safety, Environmental and Community (HSEC) policy and standards

• Good knowledge of piping codes and standards

• Good technical knowledge of piping engineering including specifications, calculations, P&ID development, line sizing, material selection, isolation requirements, valve selection and requisitioning of piping components

• Familiarity with the requirements and application of pipe stress analysis

• Good communication and interpersonal skills

• Good knowledge of 3D data centric design systems

• Experience in the technical review of vendor drawings and supplier data.




• Ability to supervise

• Strong client focus

• Good understanding of interdisciplinary dependencies related to the discipline

• Site experience in a technical role.




We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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