Aker Solutions, Senior Designer PDMS Job Opening – UK

Aker Solutions provides oilfield products, systems and services for customers in the oil and gas industry world-wide. The company’s knowledge and technologies span from reservoir to production and through the life of a field. Aker Solutions brings together engineering and technologies for oil and gas drilling, field development and production. The company employs approximately 25 000 people in more than 30 countries. They apply the knowledge and create and use technologies that deliver their customers’ solutions.
Aker Solutions, Senior Designer PDMS Job Opening - UK
Job details
Job ID #: 12741     Country: UK
Job category: Technical/Engineering     Location: Aberdeen
Position type: Contract      Department: 702B Nexen E & C (125)
Education required: Not Indicated

We are looking for individuals who are prepared to take a position. Not only a position within Aker Solutions, but also a position on the exciting challenges the global oil and gas industry faces now and in the future

Aker Solutions is a leading global oil services company that provides engineering and construction services, technology, products and field-life solutions for the oil & gas industry. Aker Solutions currently has 28 000 people working worldwide.

Our Business very much depends on our people; all our major achievements are team efforts. We are looking for dedicated team players who like to be part of a winning team, who meet challenges head on to serve our customers’ needs.
MMO based in Aberdeen, have excellent opportunities for talented individuals who can strengthen our team and support our ambitious growth plans within the engineering, construction, maintenance, modification and operations market.

We are currently sourcing for Principal & Senior Piping Designers PDMS for ‘ongoing contract’ roles, located just off Aberdeen City Centre.

  • To carry out design activities within an area of a project and ensure that the technical and safety integrity of the design is maintained and that the Company and Project procedures are adhered to
  • To be aware of and adhere to the Aker Solutions values, systems and processes including PEM and AKiMS
  • To ensure that the work allocated is completed in compliance with Line Managers requirements
  • To ensure that the inter-discipline aspects of the design are addressed
  • To ensure the generation of project drawing deliverables is via AKMS (including “check-in” / check-out”, if applicable)
  • The maintenance of professional standards with regard to both attitude and work
  • Ensuring that Designers, and CAD Operators are fully acquainted with the appropriate use of AKIMS
  • To coach less experienced members within the squad to assist with their development


  • The Candidate must have PDMS & POINT CLOUD experience
  • The preparation of drawings and or modelling related to discipline in accordance with the agreed workscope, man-hours and schedule
  • The carrying out of Single Discipline checking of Designers and CAD Operators work in accordance with the Company / Project procedures including PEM
  • The carrying out of Onshore or Offshore Site Surveys, as required, to assist in the initial workscope definition or the development of the design and the compilation of a survey report in accordance with the Company / Project procedures
  • Ensuring that the work is carried out in accordance with the requirements of the current releases of any Company / Client or Statutory Design Codes, Standards or Procedures


  • HNC or HND in a Relevant Engineering Discipline preferred
  • ONC (or Equivalent) in a Relevant Engineering Discipline preferred
  • Current Offshore Survival Certificate
  • Current Medical Certificate
  • Working knowledge of  2D CAD systems (AutoCAD / Microstation)
  • Working Knowledge of PDMS (3D CAD system)
  • Demonstrable experience within an engineering industry as a Designer/Senior Designer
  • Industry recognised training where applicable
  • Good team working
  • Good organisational
  • Pro-active attitude 

•Friendly colleagues in an industry with a bright future
•An environment where you are encouraged to develop your skills and share your knowledge with your colleagues
•Competitive benefits and strong focus on work-life balance

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