• Senior Piping Designer

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Piping
    Position Type
    Agency / Contract
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Piping Layout Designer. This position reports to the Mechanical/Piping Department Manager as well as the Project Team Lead.  If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment, this is the opportunity for you. 



    • Layout of Process equipment systems using 2D and 3D software packages to produce drawings from concept through construction issue.
    • Designs and Models piping systems including supports using 3D modeling software.  Aveva PDMS or E3D preferred.
    • Generates Piping design and detail drawings including General Layouts, Piping Orthographics, Isometrics and Pipe Support Details utilizing 2D and 3D modeling software.
    • Coordinates designs with other piping team members and with other disciplines.
    • Evaluate vendor equipment for design applications and assist with equipment specifications and reviews.
    • Examine and validate drawings for quality and compliance.
    • Examine, validate and coordinate other discipline designs for compliance with layouts.
    • Work with laser scanning vendors to get “as-built” information and work into design.
    • Visit Client plant sites to evaluate design options and take necessary measurements.



    Skills / Qualifications

    • 10 year minimum experience with piping layout, design, and supports involving:
    • Power Plants
    • Water Treatment Plants
    • Process and Chemical Plants
    • Forest Industry Plants
    • Associated Degree or 2 year College coarse work preferred.  Experience in lieu of Education is acceptable.
    • 5 years of 3D CAD design experience in a technical software platform such as Aveva PDMS (E3D), Intergraph PDS or SmartPlant, or others.  Aveva E3D is a plus.
    • Minimum of 2 years of 2D AutoCad experience.
    • Proficient in Navisworks 3D model software for design review.
    • Extensive knowledge of piping design standards, specifications, guides and procedures.
    • Extensive knowledge of pipe support design.
    • Knowledge of pipe stress analysis and ability to work with pipe stress engineers.
    • Working knowledge of ASME B31.1 and ASME B31.3 piping codes
    • Experience with equipment design, layout, and installation of systems is required.
    • Site engineering and construction experience is a plus.
    • MS Office suite skills required.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills preferred.
    • Effectively communicate with all levels of an organization staff.




    • Must be able to physical move about in an Industrial Plant and be able to climb ladders, stairs, and access tight places.
    • Occasional travel to project site is required.
    • Must be able to take field measurements with tape measure, and other electronic measuring devices.

    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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