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Principal Piping Designer

Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom


Job Description

Wood have a requirement for a Principal Piping Designer to expand the current capability. This position will be based in our offices in Reading and hybrid working is available. The role requires extensive experience in the onshore oil & gas and petrochemical industries along with extensive 3D experience using S3D Software and 2D experience using Microstation Software.


The Role:

Execute Plant Layout and Piping discipline design and draughting activities within budget and schedule.
Execute design and draughting activities (Concept, Front End Engineering Development (FEED) & Detailed Design).
Prepare Plant Layout and Piping drawings and design deliverables to the required technical quality with minimum input from engineering personnel as required.
Provide detailed checking function of others work.
Managing small teams of designers on larger projects.
Assist in the development of trainee designers.


Experienced Designer with a sound technical background and strong knowledge of CAD design software Р2D Microstation and 3D S3D software is essential.Achieve safety standards as defined by Wood.Identify scope and schedule changes in accordance with the Change Control Process.Ensure that designs comply with the relevant Standards and procedures.Provide technical assistance to discipline assigned personnel as required.Ensure, as far as is practically possible, that all assigned work is carried out in compliance with the agreed budget and schedule.Keep up to date with technical developments, National and International standards and legislative requirements related to the discipline scope.Experience of working with remote execution centres is desirable.Maintain good communication with the Client.Maintain discipline filing system.ONC or equivalent in appropriate engineering subject is essential.HNC or equivalent in appropriate engineering subject is desirable.Able to carry out onshore site surveys in accordance with Wood Health & Safety requirements.Able to create base design drawings / models from agreed workscope.Provide detailed checking function of others work.Extensive experience of working on Brownfield modification projects. Computer literate (database / spreadsheets).

About Us

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

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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