Piping Engineer


Description of
this vacancy

Join Vopak in Asia & Middle East. Make an impact. 

Your role and impact:

As our Piping Engineer, you are responsible for piping engineering design, major piping layout, MTO, and 3D CAD model review on piping system, equipment and structure, cost estimate to support budget submission.

Are you ready to make an impact on our growing business in our region? Read on to find out more about this exciting job opportunity!

A rewarding place to work 

A career at Vopak means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to be a part of a visionary, global tank storage services leader with a heritage of over 400 years. We are committed to providing an inclusive, diverse and equitable work environment, which is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success. Besides a competitive salary package, we offer a comprehensive benefits program comprising health insurance, parental leave and wellness activities.

Who are we?

Vopak is the world’s leading independent tank storage company, operating 71 terminals in 23 countries.  We store vital products such as chemicals, oils, gases, LNG and biofuels with care. With a focus on sustainability, we ensure safe, clean and efficient storage and handling of bulk liquid products and gases for our customers. By doing so, we enable the delivery of products vital for the energy, chemicals and food & agriculture industries, and to our daily lives. As a progressive and growing company, we continue transforming our portfolio and position our company strategically towards more sustainable forms of energy and feedstocks for example hydrogen and CO2.

We are committed to develop key infrastructure solutions for the world’s changing energy systems, while simultaneously investing in digitalization and innovation. Vopak is listed on the Euronext Amsterdam and is headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.


  • Prepare piping general specification inclusive of specification for piping arrangement, piping support standards

  • Project development & execution in strict compliance with Vopak Project Management (VPM) model to achieve Divisional growth targets

  • To develop conceptual routing, plot plan, piping layout and piping information of major critical equipment of the project such as Tank, Airfin coolers/Heater, heaters, compressors and pump, preferably in CAD format

  • Develop piping engineering and design in compliance with International standard, location regulation Vopak Standards, Specification, Work Procedure

  • Coordinate  with tech / design institutes / Vopak engineering resources / Contractors for project development and execution

  • Participate in project activities/reviews such as Peer Review, HAZOP, PSSR, QRA, PCS

  • Manage and ensure all SHE aspects of the construction site are strictly adhered to.

  • Provide technical input and justification for HAZOP, MHD & QRA requirement

  • Provide necessary technical support for terminal O&M, procurement, construction as required

  • Carry out Technical Bid Evaluation of Bids, Issue Bid Technical Clarifications, Technical Evaluation Reports and Recommendations

  • Support and advise the field construction team to achieve delivery according to drawing and specification within planned schedule and budget

  • Working on the financial model and costing for new business opportunities


  • Minimum 5 years in the field of piping design involving detailed design,  3D model review, and construction engineering support (relevant experience in Oil & Gas /Petrochemical sector)

  • Diploma / Degree in Chemical or Mechanical engineering

  • Knowledge of Autocad, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project

  • Conversant with Intl’ Std such as API, ASME, ANSI, NFPA, ISA, S’pore Standard, Code of Practice,

  • Good knowledge of 3D Model review through Naviswork or Smart Plant Review

  • Experience of CAESAR II for Interpretation of stress/vibration analysis report

  • Project management skills

  • Knowledge of technical functional areas for better coordination and timely decision making

  • Ability to manage multiple party communication and operate under stress critical

  • Planning and organization skills

  • Financial management skills

  • Good communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills

  • Effective problem solving skills

How to apply?

Are you the Piping Engineer we are looking for? We are interested in learning more about you. Apply to be part of our Technical Engineering team. To send your application, click the 'apply' button. For more information about the vacancy, please email hrasia@vopak.com

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This Job Description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may cover other related duties to meet the ongoing organizational needs.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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