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Senior Project Designer

Senior Project Designer

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Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Systems
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Fixed Term

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood  is currently recruiting for a Senior Project Designer to work in al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia. This position will be on the Sadara Enterprise Project and is scheduled to run for approximately twelve months.


Sadara Chemical Company have selected Wood to support an EPCM requirement for enhancements to their operational facilities in Jubail. The role is for a Senior Project Designer to support a small multi-discipline team in Al Khobar. The role involves preparation of proposals for minor capital projects, support to Client team, and discipline participation for execution of awarded scopes. Experience in petrochemical plant design and pipelines design is required.

  • Supervise and execute assigned work in accordance with the applicable project procedures and standards, within the man-hour and cost budgets and the project schedule targets
  • Coordinate execution of CAD drafting tasks as defined by the Process and Project Engineers
  • Liaise with Process, Project and Discipline Engineers to verify interpretation of engineering CAD drafting requirements
  • Be completely familiar with the project CAD drafting requirements
  • Ensure the procedures and work practices listed in the Project Engineering Quality Plan are applied as appropriate
  • Produce project Process Flow Diagrams (PFD) and Material Selection Diagrams (MSD), Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) in accordance with process and project engineering requirements
  • Assist the Process and Project Engineers through the issue of PFD's, MSD’s, line lists, equipment lists and other design documents, or any other reasonable task requested by the Engineer
  • Be familiar with the requirements of the project schedule and expedite the project design deliverables accordingly
  • Assist the Process and Project Engineers with the transfer of records to storage, microfilming and for destruction

Skills / Qualifications

  • Diploma or Degree in an Engineering discipline
  • A minimum of twelve years of experience in a design environment in project execution
  • A minimum of five years’ brownfield modification project experience
  • A minimum of two years’ site experience
  • Strong working knowledge of MircoStation, Smartplant P&ID, Excel, Word and PowerPoint is essential
  • Worked as senior level position preferably Aramco or GCC region project experience in leading Engineering Company
  • Wood experience preferred

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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