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

    Wood has an opportunity for a Piping Designer. There is an increased thrust to deliver our services for the growing Asian market. As a result of this, Piping Department 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.


    • Report to the Piping Discipline Head, the main functions of the role will be to execute designing and drafting activities
    • Execute the assigned design and drafting activities following the instructions given by the Area Piping Engineer in accordance with the quality system in force within the discipline, job requirements, and time schedule
    • Develop plot plan and equipment layouts under the supervision and following the instructions of Area Piping Engineer according to the established Technical Work Practices
    • Develop 2D Piping General Arrangement Drawings under the supervision and following the instructions of Area Piping Engineer according to the established Technical Work Practices
    • Develop 3D model based on the study layouts under the supervision and following the instructions of Area Piping Engineer according to the established Technical Work Practices
    • Prepare Isometric sketches for all Stress critical lines with the possible support locations and assist the stress engineer to carry out stress analysis
    • Assist, remodel and update the model based on the Internal, Client reviews, latest Supplier information and Isometric checking comments and maintain the clash free model

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Diploma or equivalent technical certificate in Mechanical Engineering with at least 5 years’ experience in Refinery / Petrochemical / Chemical / Power Plants
    • Thorough knowledge of Equipment layout Development, Piping layout design for all types of equipment such as Vessels, Exchangers, Tanks, Pumps, Compressors, Piping MTO, etc.
    • Brownfield / Revamp project experience is preferred
    • Familiar and hands-on experience with design and drafting tools like 3D PDS / PDMS, Micro station, AutoCAD, I sketch, etc.
    • Highly motivated, well organized, resourceful, and proactive
    • Possess good interpersonal skills with sound written and oral communication skills
    • Flexible approach and able to work under pressure with a can-do attitude and a desire to win
    • Ability to promote an open and informal communication environment that aims at growing mutual trust and teamwork

    Company Overview

    Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.


    Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across 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 offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.


    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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