Company: Wood
Skills: Piping Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Reading, England, United Kingdom


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a Lead Piping Engineer to work on a permanent basis in our Reading office. This is a highly strategic role within the department and the ideal candidate will be at Principal or Lead level in their career with extensive years of experience within the industry in a similar role. You will have a thorough understanding of Equipment typically encountered in projects and understand any special requirements that these may bring, such as Vibration / Maintenance / Piping configuration.
  • Detailed knowledge of Piping Design and Plant Layout aspects
  • Proven understanding of Pipe Specification
  • Shall be capable of reviewing and checking / correcting basic deliverables; preparation of Plot Plans in accordance with Project requirements and standards for checking by Layout Engineer
  • Capable of representing the project to the Client
  • Control of schedule and man hour budgets
  • Possess management skills and the ability to deliver projects
  • Issue clear directions on targets, communicate concisely and develop the piping team on projects
  • Maintain a strong work ethic and understand team dynamics and adjust behaviour to gain maximum advantage
  • Understand how to motivate and control designers and engineers to produce quality work on target and to budget
  • Understand workshare elements and how to divide work - scopes


Skills / Qualifications

  • Must be Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering, or a similar related subject
  • Demonstrate a wealth of relevant experience in petrochemical or similar related industry
  • Experience must include Detail Engineering of similar installations and be of lead specification engineer calibre with strong communication skills
  • Ability to deal with resolution of technical and contractual issues and policing of the design to ensure compliance with project requirements
  • Proven strong character and self - motivated individual
  • Proven ability to engage in effective dealings with both client / owner and detail design contractors
  • Must be able to work with the minimum of supervision and be technically strong


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 45,000 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.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering 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. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.