• Title
    Principal Piping Designer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Piping
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for a Principal Piping Designer with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry.

    • Detailed knowledge and proven application in all general piping design / layout aspects
    • Conversant in materials of construction, functions and impact of stress analysis, insulation, installed instruments commonly used
    • Thorough understanding of common equipment and capable of routing all major process and utility piping in accordance with P&IDs and project standards, including the impact of specific service conditions on piping design (e.g. vibration, two-phase slug flow)
    • Experienced in more complex piping systems such as lined and jacketed pipe and impact of material supply and fabrication on piping design
    • Skilled in pipe support selection and capable of preparing SPS designs
    • Takes a hands-on and lead role with responsibility for all piping design and layout in an assigned area including; setting piping layout concepts, assuring quality and consistency and ensuring that safety, operation, maintenance and construction requirements are incorporated
    • Support a cost focussed approach to plant layout and piping design such that installed and operational costs are minimised
    • Supervising production and carrying out various piping activities and preparation of deliverables as identified in the Functional Competencies as necessary on their appointed project

    • Signing and checking of drawings and documents in accordance with correct procedures

    • Ensuring engineering and design quality, technical accuracy of drawings, material quantities, etc

    • Execution of assigned work in accordance with applicable contract procedures and client and projects standards

    • Adhering to Wood engineering procedures for design safety and adopting safe attitudes towards engineering design and raising features affecting the safety and integrity of the project with appropriate authorities

    • Conceptualisation and implementation of all piping CAD functions to extract deliverables with appropriate details on their appointed project


    Skills / Qualifications

    • Ideally holding membership/s of professional institutes
    • Gained in-depth engineering experience in the world class process plant / or power industry, working in a project environment for a major contracting company
    • Project experience of working in a variety of critical projects including grassroots, brownfield and revamp types and at least have proven expertise in one type/phase of industry
    • Proven experience of leading large design teams for production
    • Site experience on a number of design and construction based site assignments
    • Have experience in handling critical piping design issues, developing layouts for complex plants and clear understanding of interdependence of piping disciplines
    • Experienced and proficient in using intelligent CAD systems for various types of projects

    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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