Company: Wood
Skills: Piping Engineer
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Baku, Azerbaijan

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is looking to hire a Senior / Principal Piping Engineer supporting their client in Caspian region. The role profile and requirements are detailed below In conjunction with the Engineering Manager/Head of Discipline, manages succession planning for direct reports,

  • Contribute to the delivery of engineering excellence through:
    Definition and approval of technical scopes.
    Executing assigned scopes of work.
    Providing technical expertise to the business
    Contributing to business growth

    May manage and supervise teams AND/OR act as a technical specialist
    Performs complex assignments often requiring development of new or improved products, processes or
    Assesses feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering designs, products, and equipment.
    Uses advanced technical knowledge to perform engineering assignments and produce engineering
    deliverables including complex problems and to complete any project tasks with minimal guidance and
    May serve as the Lead Engineer or the project Technical Authority on projects and hold advanced level
    specialization in one or more areas of expertise.
    Functions as a technical specialist who develops applications, hypothesis, approaches and applies
    advanced engineering concepts to unique engineering problems
    In addition to specialization, generally directs highly qualified professionals engaged in complex
    engineering projects.
    Provides technical reviews for complex project within the area of expertise.
    In consulting business areas, may have authority for a portfolio of consulting projects, managing and
    providing technical direction and guidance, managing client relationship and project team engagement,
    with responsibility for cost, schedule, resource allocation and risk.

    Definition and approval of technical scopes
    • Assists in establishing project aims and outcomes to contribute to the development of a
    comprehensive project design.
    • Evaluates current procedures and recommends changes to improve the efficiency of planning and
    scheduling projects

    Makes recommendations on project organization requirements, work methods and procedures and
    technical innovations by devising practical and economical solutions to problems in own or various
    engineering disciplines.

    Executing assigned scopes of work.
    • Supervises and participates in delivery of complex engineering tasks.
    • Formulates and directs investigations or prototype, model and system studies, evaluating and
    interpreting the data obtained and recommending practical application of results.
    • Contributes to successful project completion by participating in the resolution of issues such as
    conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of standard materials, and complex coordination
    • Coordinates implementation of design engineering solutions.
    • Reviews project-related documentation to ensure accuracy.
    • Supervises complex engineering tasks related to a portion of a major project
    • Work consists of complex procedures and tasks where diagnostic ability is required to assess the
    situation and identify appropriate actions to follow
    • Assignments cover broad and complex subject matter where issues and factors may be
    characterized by unusual demands and require additional evaluation to establish the nature and
    scope of the problem
    • Exercises mature business judgement in devising practical, economical solutions
    • Participate in incident investigations as required
    • Assesses work against standards, aims and specifications.
    • Adhere to and comply with relevant discipline specific procedures and provide feedback for
    continuous improvement.
    • Management of key stakeholders in the execution and delivery of contracted activities
    • Organising, active participation and occasional leading of design reviews

Skills / Qualifications

• Establishes effective working relations with colleagues, associates, direct reports, project team
• Develops productive, collaborative relationships of trust within and across offices and regions, as
well as with functions. Shares resources and work appropriately, based on the good of the company
as a whole.
• Interfaces with multiple disciplines including project engineers and Proposal groups
• Confers with engineers, managers, and others to discuss project, prepare documents and modify
• Facilitates effective communication between various disciplines
• Establishes effective working relations with clients and officials.
• Build relationship with customers to discuss requirements, understands customer needs and
applies technical solutions to meet goals
Minimum Qualifications:
• ISCED Level 6 Bachelors (minimum) or Level 7 Masters (preferred) Degree in engineering discipline,
alternatively, tertiary level education combined with suitable industry experience can be used to
demonstrate equivalence
• Chartership, PE Status or relevant professional license/registration accredited by a recognized body
Knwledge, Skills and Experience:
• Typically requires more than 10 years progressively more responsible pertinent experience; multidiscipline knowledge as well as quality management standards and practices required.
Role-Specific Skills and Knowledge:
• Technically competent in own discipline, pursues continuous professional development of skills
and knowledge according to standards
• Professional level of knowledge of relevant regulatory framework and legislation
• Ability to supervise, manage, motivate and mentor technical professionals
• Multi-discipline knowledge, knowledge of advanced principles and techniques of engineering
as well as quality management standards and practices required
• Recognized as a technical expert with ability to develop and mentor more junior staff
• Ability to execute and oversee project scope, budget and schedule
• Consistently demonstrates creativity and innovation in finding solutions and alternatives to
address complex client requirements
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills for inter-departamental and external company
• Ability to diagnose and resolve significant and unusual problems and generate substantial
improvements to practices and procedures.
• Agile, with ability to adapt and troublesheet solutions
• Ability to broadly interpret principles, theories, and concepts of an engineering specialty.
• Possess a good knowledge of the various Business Units, Functions, Sectors and services
offered within business area, a general understanding of other Wood business offerings and
some ability to network and connect internal stakeholders

Company Overview

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.

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 and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.