• Piping Designer

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Piping Engineering
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Market / Sector (Candidate Portal Searching)
    Oil & Gas
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood have identified a requirement for a developing Piping Designer to join the business in their Darlington office on a staff basis. 

    This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is fresh in their career as a piping designer and is looking to grow with an award winning, established business.

    As part of the office Piping team, you will continue to learn new methodology and further build a repertoire of skills to aide in the development of your career with Wood



    • Execute Plant Layout and Piping discipline design and draughting activities within budget and schedule within a structured & supported environment.
    • Execute, design and draughting activities (Concept, Front End Engineering Development (FEED) & Detailed Design) as part of a design team.
    • Prepare Plant Layout and Piping drawings and design deliverables to the required technical quality with support from more senior engineering personnel as required.

    Job Duties:

    • Achieve safety standards as defined by Wood
    • Ensure that designs comply with the relevant Standards and procedures.
    • Ensure, as far as is practically possible, that all assigned work is carried out in compliance with the agreed budget and schedule.
    • Identify scope and schedule changes in accordance with the Change Control Process.
    • Keep up to date with technical developments, National and International standards and legislative requirements related to the discipline scope.
    • Maintain discipline filing system.

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Developing Designer with a sound technical background and knowledge of 2D CAD design software - 2D AutoCAD (Essential)
    • Experience using 3D software such as PDMS or E3D (Desirable).
    • HNC or equivalent in appropriate engineering subject (Essential)
    • Completion of industry recognised apprenticeship (Essential)
    • Able to carry out site surveys in accordance with Wood Health & Safety requirements
    • Able to create base design drawings / models from agreed work-scope
    • Relevant experience working on brown-field modification projects 
    • Computer literate (database / spreadsheets)
    • Awareness of Design Codes, standards and relevant sections of statutory regulations applicable to piping design.

    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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $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.  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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