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Senior Layout Designer

Senior Layout Designer

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Layout Designer with extensive experience in the Mining and Minerals industry.  


  • Responsible for Detailed design and production of mechanical drawings encompassing all aspects of a plant construction package in accordance with relevant standards and project requirements
  • Responsible for timely completion of mechanical drawings and schedules
  • Update of G.A’s regularly with latest vendor data and drawing information
  • Adhere to project man-hour budgets
  • Induct and supervise designers in the use of Wood standards and procedures
  • Supervise designers to ensure project design requirements are followed
  • Check Inter-discipline drawing
  • Coordinate drawing packages
  • Transfer information to other disciplines in a timely manner
  • Develop Wood standards, drawing procedures, on-line systems and other tasks as agreed with the principal mechanical engineer
  • Train Junior Draughtsmen
  • Review, authorize and submit Section’s timesheets
  • Support other disciplines / division

Skills / Qualifications

  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or requisite experience
  • Minimum of 15 years mechanical design draughting experience of which at least 5 years are in the mining and mineral processing area
  • Good understanding of mechanical technology
  • Experience with process plant design and layout
  • Broad knowledge / experience in fabrication, construction and operations
  • Well-developed computer skills with a good knowledge of relevant CAD software and a working knowledge of relational databases and spreadsheets
  • Good knowledge of Wood systems and previous projects (a minimum of 2 years exposure)
  • Good checking skills, ability to work unsupervised, focus on task completion, initiative
  • An open mind to new ideas / concepts
  • Good understanding of project process
  • Understanding of other discipline requirements

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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