Company: Wood
Skills: Piping Engineer
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Lead Piping Engineer to work as part of their Engineering Group and will be reporting to Client's Lead Piping Engineer for a nominal period of 12 months.

Core Responsibilities required as below:
  • Continuous promotion of, and adherence to, the discipline specific procedures and providing feedback for continuous improvement
  • Support the development and delivery of the technical assurance framework
  • Monitor compliance with competence standards
  • Participate in incident investigations as required
  • Set performance expectations for direct reports
  • Actively maintaining own competence and continuous development
  • Provide discipline support to the business
  • Ensuring learning opportunities are captured and realized
  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory framework and legislation
  • Proficient in scope definition
  • Be part of PMT client team overseeing EPC contractors
  • Oversee Piping Engineering work being carried out by EPC contractors for major greenfield and brownfield projects as part of the Clients PMT
  • Promote effective communication and challenge within the EPC Contractors Engineering team in order to foster the production of safe, cost effective, fit for purpose and constructible Piping designs
  • Provide technical leadership and decision making for Piping engineering work carried out by the EPC contractors
  • To participate in all project safety and design reviews as necessary
  • To provide technical assistance, direction, and support during the construction and installation activities
  • To liaise and report to the Client's Senior Management on Piping Engineering Progress and Issues
  • Trouble - shooting the Piping design, identifying and resolving issues with engineering and / or fabricator by raising and resolution of Site / Technical Queries
  • To attend daily / weekly engineering progress meetings and generate status reports as required
  • Management of Change process including review of proposals
  • Assist construction personnel with general technical queries and details
  • Collaborates with construction management to eliminate any hazards associated with the work that may adversely affect the environment or the safety or health of employees
  • Provides resolution for technical Piping engineering problems, coordinates application of solutions
  • To ensure that all work is completed without compromise to quality and is delivered according to the project schedule
  • Excellent knowledge of the fundamental requirements of the piping discipline, and the basic requirements of other disciplines
  • Excellent knowledge of applicable local and international standards and statutory and regulatory requirements

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum of 15 years' experience in the oil and gas industry
  • Minimum of 5 years proven capability in an engineering design company
  • Demonstrated leadership experience and previous track record of successfully working in PMC team
  • Experience of working with multi - national and multi - cultural project teams is strongly preferred
  • Previous experience of working for Wood is strongly preferred
  • Previous experience of working in the Middle East would be an advantage
  • Bachelor's Degree in mechanical engineering

IT Skills:
  • Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Power point
  • 3D Review Software: Navisworks, SPR
  • Competent in the use of relevant piping discipline-specific software

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.