Company: Wood
Skills: Piping Engineer
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is recruiting a Lead Piping Engineer to step-up and into a rare career opportunity within our Oil & Gas Operations team here i n Perth. As a result of continual growth and in line with Wood's strategic plan, this is a permanent position for an Engineer looking to progress into a leadership role.

Wood's Operations APAC (West) business delivers brownfields engineering, procurement, construction, optimisation, and technical services to the Oil & Gas sector and enjoys long-term partnerships with the region's most prominent producers located in Western Australia, Northern Territory and Kazakhstan.

Working closely with the Discipline Manager - Mechanical Piping (APAC West), you will thrive in an integral role for the Piping team, balancing people leadership and technical excellence to create an inspired culture and deliver for our clients. Taking the lead in this highly visible role, you will be supporting an established team who are focused on FEED / Execution to EPCM delivery on new and significant brownfields engineering projects, aligned with global energy transition and energy security (including CCS).

  • Acting as focal point for Piping Engineering activities across the project life cycle (Concept, FEED, detailed design) to produce fit for purpose solutions
  • Producing cost effective Piping Engineering reports, documents and deliverables
  • Supporting and mentoring Piping Engineers and Designers and provide technical assistance as required
  • Providing technical input to business development, early customer engagement, tenders and studies
  • Acting as a Technical Authority, ensuring technical integrity of all work performed on projects
  • Ensuring all assigned work is carried out in compliance with agreed budget and schedule

At Wood, we look for innovative ideas and an agile approach to deliver the best possible outcomes and offer you an opportunity to progress and thrive by working collectively and making an active contribution.

Join us in the heart of Perth's CBD at Dexus Place - 240 St Georges Terrace, free 24/7 access to an exclusive on-site gym, superb end of trip facilities, coffee machines serving on demand and plenty of spaces to get creative. In addition, you will have access to remote and flexible working options, purchased annual leave and employee discount programs.

Skills / Qualifications

Candidates with full work rights for Australian locations are considered.

This role is also an Australian Visa Sponsorship opportunity.

If the successful candidate requires visa sponsorship / relocation, the business will work with the appointee to support visa and travel requirements, where possible.

You will have a Mechanical Engineering degree coupled with experience in a similar Principal / Lead Piping Engineering role within the brownfields Oil & Gas sector.

In addition, you will have:
  • Proven leadership of diverse engineering teams with an ability to both challenge and coach talent in an inspired culture, while leading them toward high performance
  • Broad understanding of the business drivers for energy sector clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders
  • Knowledge of, and experienced in the use of Australian and International codes and standards
  • Knowledge of Pipe Stress Analysis and interpretation of report outputs

What will set you apart will be your proven ability to balance technical, team and client successful project delivery, including LNG experience and strong work ethic.

It takes an inclusive and diverse global community of inquisitive minds to unlock solutions to tomorrows most critical challenges. Wood encourages applications from Women and First Nations Peoples to apply.

If you are a Principal / Lead Piping Engineer ready to take the lead in a pivotal role within an established Piping team - apply today!

Shortlisting will commence in May 2023.

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.