Piping Engineer (Material)

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Piping - Engineering
Position Type
Fixed Term

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an opportunity for Piping Materials Engineer. There is an increased thrust to deliver our services for the growing Asian market. As a result of this, Piping Department operation is expanding and evolving to manage the challenges of regional projects that continue to pose challenges in offering our services through a global talent pool.


  • Report to the Piping Discipline Head / Assigned project lead piping engineer, the main functions of the role will be to interpret Client’s specifications and standards as well as preparing specifications for piping materials
  • Liaise with the Project Coordinating Engineer regarding the interpretation of Client's Specifications and Standards
  • Prepare specifications in accordance with Client's and / or Foster Wheeler's requirements for piping materials
  • Liaise with Project Engineers and Technology Group to establish the full range of piping material specifications required
  • Review and approve vendor quotations for Procurement and approve Order Variation Summaries
  • Manage vendor documents for bulk piping and special items
  • Coordinate with Technology Group for the review of welding and painting procedures that are submitted by vendors
  • Coordinate and liaise with Design and other Groups including Estimating, Procurement, Construction and Sub-Contracts
  • Attend meetings as necessary with Vendors and other Groups and advise on problems within the scope of assigned responsibility
  • Establish and maintain a filing system of project documents and carry out proper close out of all project related work
  • Provide leave cover and represent piping materials in the absence of Lead Piping Materials Engineer

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with at least 5 years of experience in Refinery / Petrochemical / Chemical / Power/ Pharmaceutical Plant Projects
  • Knowledge of Piping Material Specifications, International Design Codes & Standards
  • Highly motivated, well organized, resourceful and proactive
  • Possess good interpersonal skills with sound written and oral communication skills
  • Flexible approach and able to work under pressure with a can-do attitude and a desire to win
  • Able to promote an open and informal communication environment that aims at growing mutual trust and teamwork

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. 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

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