Lead Piping Designer

Job Overview

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for a Lead Piping Designer,to strengthen our team in Basra,daily work 6/1.


Key Responsibilities

  • Providing design and technical support for the layout, design, supporting and specification of piping and components for industrial plants and related infrastructure.
  • Providing project management skills including man-hour estimating, budget control and scheduling.
  • Providing conceptual front end design and material take-offs for industrial and mining plants.
  • Designing and drafting of piping and auxiliary components in 2D and 3D drawing environments.
  • Preparing and verifying designs on site including creation of tie-in drawings.
  • Reviewing project documents for scope, presentation and technical accuracy.
  • Leading work groups or project teams with limited supervision.
  • Supervising and mentoring junior staff, including assigning work and evaluating technical competence.
  • Establishing good working relationships and communication with area leads, department managers, clients and other team members to coordinate, ensuring the compatibility of design.
  • Travelling to site locations for design and/or construction/commissioning.


Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Design technology.
  • 10 years experience in piping design, preferably with experience in one or more of the following: mining, pulp and paper, chemical, or water treatment plants.
  • Self-motivated with good leadership and interpersonal skills. Proven team leadership experience on multiple projects is required.
  • Experience managing design teams of at least 8 directs.
  • Proven experience and proficiency with AutoCAD 2D and PDMS 3D design/drafting.
  • Steam turbine piping and/or high temperature steam piping design experience is an asset.
  • Site experience.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively when managing multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work independently and in a multi-disciplinary team environment.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. 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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