• Title
    Senior/Principal Designer - Piping
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    IN-Chennai, Taramani
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Piping
    Position Type
    Agency / Contract
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Technical Design Ability – Has good understanding of design principles and is capable of providing input to strategy preparation for MTO. Familiar with MTO activities like preparation of Iso sketches, loop study, interpretation of piping details and hook up. Has good understanding of material control systems.


    Detailed knowledge and proven application in all general piping design / layout aspects. Must be conversant in materials of construction, insulation and installed instruments commonly used. A thorough understanding of common equipment and routing of all major process and utility piping in accordance with P&IDs and project standards, including the understanding of 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 the impact of material supply and fabrication on piping design. Has developed basic understanding of stress analysis concepts and skilled in pipe support selection and capable of preparing SPS designs.

    Skills / Qualifications

    1. Minimum of 8 years of experience in the detail engineering of process plants.
    2. Project / site experience of working in a variety of projects including grassroots, brownfield and revamp types.
    3. Sound knowledge of all general piping design, developing experience in the area of piping layout and phases of plot plan development.
    4. Some experience in site based design in support of construction.
    5. Experienced and proficient in executing work using intelligent CAD systems.


    1. Trade certificate of Industrial Training Institute in Mechanical Draughtsman (Essential).
    2. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Desirable).

    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.


    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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