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

    Wood has an opportunity for a Principal Piping Engineer. There is an increased thrust to deliver our services to the growing Asian market. As a result of this, the piping operation is expanding and evolving to manage the challenges of regional projects that continue to pose challenges in offering our services through a global talent pool.


    • Manage the Piping team, monitor the quality and timely completion of their work within the established man-hour budget for the assigned project
    • Ensure engineering and design quality, technical accuracy of drawings, material quantities, specifications, procedures, etc. produced within the piping disciplines assigned to him
    • Execute assigned work in accordance with applicable contract procedures and standards
    • Adhere to Wood Procedure / Work Instruction for design safety and to ensure the adoption of safe attitude towards engineering design that features affecting the safety and integrity of the project
    • Review with the Project Engineering Manager, Area Project Engineers and other team members about all the needs and technical aspects which can affect the schedule of the project
    • Prepare, review, issue and follow up all Piping deliverables for construction
    • Approve all Piping deliverables produced by the Piping team, prior to initial and construction release
    • Ensure that the 3D model represents satisfactory design practice
    • Participate actively in Wood internal and Client reviews of 3D Model, Plot Plan, and Constructability etc.
    • Assist department head when required in preparation of proposals and in presentations to prospective clients
    • Provide “Feedback” to the Discipline Head concerning problems arising from application of standard methods and work procedures / instruction / technical practices and updates the same

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with at least 15 years of experience in LNG / Refinery / Petrochemical / Chemical Plant
    • Has experience in Lead Position for projects with about 5 years in: LNG receiving terminal experience is a must. PMC experience is preferable highly motivated, well organized, resourceful and pro-active
    • Has Knowledge of Plot Plan / Equipment Layout development, Piping Layout, Piping Materials, Piping Stress Analysis and 3D Computer Aided Design like PDS / PDMS / SP 3D etc.
    • Has working experience in Design & Engineering team for Conceptual Studies, FEED, and EPC phases of grass-roots and revamp projects
    • Has experience in Cryogenic piping design and selection of Cryogenic piping materials
    • Conversant with international codes and practices including all LNG relevant standards like NFPA 59A

    Company Overview

    Amec Foster Wheeler designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors. With pro-forma 2014 annualised scope revenues of £5.5 billion and over 40,000 people in more than 55 countries, the company operates across the whole of the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

    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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