• Title
    Design Engineer Piping
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    KW-Al Ahmadi
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Piping
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently hiring a Design Engineer Piping for the Clean Fuels Project in Kuwait.


    • Design and approve all piping work on the assigned projects
    • Review and approve project schedules with the Project Engineer to see that all dates, rates of progress and design periods are realistic
    • Prepare and approve project specific standards and job notes
    • Review and approve all piping drawings and ensure that the quality of design and drawings produced for enquiry and fabrication purposes are of satisfactory standard
    • Attend coordination and engineering review meetings with Contractor as required
    • Review and approve supplier documents for piping and distribute
    • Review in conjunction with Procurement Department all claims by Contractor for an increase in the engineering scope of work
    • Give guidance to client, project engineers, other specialist engineers and inspectors on piping engineering matters. Review piping aspects of package unit supplier’s drawings as requested by the engineer responsible for the equipment
    • Ensure that piping engineering operations are complete in accordance with the contract
    • Notify the Project Engineer of all deficiencies in the flow of data or other basic information required for execution of work. Provide progress report information, at the required frequency and with the required content, to the Project Engineer
    • Provide information where necessary to estimate the cost of contract changes, alert the Project Engineer / Project Manager of the circumstances considered subject for contract change
    • Follow up piping construction work on project sites to ensure correct interpretation of designs regarding installation. Resolve any piping problems arising during commissioning
    • Keep abreast of development in the piping engineering field. Suggest ways to improve efficiency, costs and service in the execution of projects
    • Assist where necessary in the compilation of operating manuals and mechanical catalogues
    • Perform such duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Project Manager

    Skills / Qualifications

    • BSc (Mechanical Engineering) / B Eng (Mechanical), B Tech (Mechanical) with Pr. Eng (or equivalent registration)
    • Minimum of 12 years of total experience
    • Minimum of 5 years of industrial experience in Petrochemical and Refinery
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in similar role

    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 35,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2016 revenues of £5.4 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, power and process, 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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