Company: Wood
Skills: Design Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Piping Designer. Reporting to the Discipline Lead, Mechanical & Piping Forest Industry, this position is located in our Vancouver, BC office. This role has overall responsibility for providing Piping Design support on our major projects within Forest Industries. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.

Key Responsibilities
  • Develop working drawings using company and industry standards and codes
  • Providing design and technical support for the layout, design, supporting and specification of piping and components for industrial plants and related infrastructure
  • Providing conceptual front end design to full detailed design and material take-offs for industrial and mining plants
  • Designing and drafting of piping, pipe supports and auxiliary components in 2D and 3D drawing environments
  • Preparing and verifying designs on site including creation of tie-in drawings
  • Reviewing and checking project documents for scope, presentation and technical accuracy
  • Establishing good working relationships and communication with area leads, project managers, department leads, 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 as a piping designer, preferably with experience in one or more of the following: Forest Industries, pulp and paper, thermal power natural gas, chemical or water treatment plants
  • Additional design experience with mechanical equipment layout will be considered an asset
  • Self-motivated with good leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Proven experience and proficiency with AutoCAD 2D as well as 3D plant design tools ( E3D/PDMS are a definite asset) design/drafting
  • 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 (EEO)

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.