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Job Details Qatar

Piping Engineer

Architecture and Engineering




Doha, Egypt

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an opportunity for a Piping Engineer to join our team in Qatar on a short term based conract of 3-4 months. This is a key role within the Wood Doha office delivering across EPC, PMC, FEED, Pre-FEED, Concept and Feasibility scopes of work. In this role, you will be responsible for the execution of project work in accordance with the project execution plan, including Wood and/or Project Procedures on Safety and Quality Control within the man-hour, cost and the project schedule targets.

Reflecting the market focus for the office in both brownfield and green field opportunities, multi-skilled personnel are sought, in particular those with experience in:

Onshore Oil and GasOffshore Oil and Gas


Ensures Wood and Client Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures are followed and that a high standard of safety is achieved in all associated workProduces and reviews piping deliverables with little input or guidance from the Lead Engineer, ensuring accuracy and alignment with the scope of work prior to issue. Such deliverables may include but are not limited to the following:Piping design basis, piping material specifications, piping line list, interface schedule, valve list, special items list, support schedule, wall thickness calculations, sizing calculations, stress analysis report, etc. Preparation and development of enquiry packages including Specifications, Datasheets, Request for Quotation and Technical Bid Evaluation relating to piping materials. Provide direction and guidance to designers in production of the 3D model and piping drawings such as plot plans, line shoots, general arrangement drawings, isometrics, tie-in details, etc.Develop specification and prepare material requisitions for piping materialSupports development and provides piping input to P&IDs, equipment datasheets, civil and structural design.Review Vendors’ quotations prepare technical quotation evaluation and recommend the final technically acceptable Vendor, in conjunction with Materials Management Department commercial quotation evaluation. Technically approve Order Variation SummariesHolds co-ordination meetings and engineering review meetings with Vendors as requiredPrepares and develops material take off for the piping disciplineAssist in performing managerial tasks as requested, such as assigning tasks to engineers; planning and coordinating portions of the engineering work; preparing scopes, schedules, and budgets; attending project meetings; and developing lesser-experienced technical professionalsMay serve as the Lead Engineer and/or discipline technical authority when required on small to medium complexity projects. In such capacity will take responsibility and ownership for cost, schedule, resource allocation and risk. Provide piping input to tenders and project estimates in the development of method statements, deliverable lists, manhours, CTRs and risk takeMay supervise a small work group consisting of engineers and designers with some coaching from Lead Engineer, or may provide advice and guidance in area of specialisation to othersTakes responsibility and ownership for challenging piping engineering tasks and capable of delivering scope for an area on large and/or complex projects Participates in project reviews, design reviews, audits and other workshops as requiredTakes a leading role in plot plan and 3D model reviews for scopes under their area of responsibilityCompletion of site surveys and data gathering for brownfield scope of work, taking responsibility for development of the site survey reportAssess progress and procedure associated reports and input to the progress measurement system. Derive and suggest plans to recover slippage, correct inefficiency and to take any resulting agreed actionsRemain up to date with the latest technical developments in your fields of expertiseTakes a proactive approach to personal & professional development

Skills / Qualifications

Skills / Qualifications / Experience

Engineering Degree in Mechanical EngineeringMinimum of 8-12 years of relevant experienceIt is preferable for the candidate to be enrolled on the Register of Engineers in the State of Qatar, Grade A or B Category or have a Chartered Engineer membershipFamiliar in key piping competencies, including Piping Design/Routing, Plant Layout, Stress Analysis and Piping Materials for the Oil & Gas sector. An expert in the field of one or more of these competencies.Well versed in the development of plant layout in both onshore and offshore environments, having a good understanding of design fundamentals and criteria relating to process flow, safety spacing, access/egress, operations and maintenance. Knowledgeable in the design and selection of pipe supports and equipment connections for both onshore and offshore facilities. Experienced with Piping 2D and 3D design tools such as Hexagon SP3D, Aveva E3D, Bentley AutoPlant, AutoCAD, Microstation, etc. Familiar with piping stress analysis tools such as Caesar II, capable of interpretating the stress analysis report in development of the piping designMust have good working knowledge of plot plan and 3D model reviews, having participated in such reviews for both onshore and offshore facilities. Familiar with Flow and Acoustic induced vibration studies, along with the impact to piping design. Familiar with and experience in the application of international design codes and standards such as BS, API, ASME B31.3 and B31.8Ideally has experience with Qatar O&G customer design standards including Shell DEPs Experience with management of vendors, able to complete Technical Bid Evaluations and oversee development of vendor scopeConstruction and site experience is desirable, with exposure the resolution of piping design and support issues. A self-motivated, proactive individual with high achievement drive and initiative, excellent verbal and written communication skills and good organisational awarenessAbility to impact and influence fellow workersDisplay analytical and innovation skills to manage new technology

Applicants are required to:

Be available for work in Doha, Qatar from September 2022Be a self-motivated, proactive individual with high achievement drive and initiative, excellent verbal and written communication skills and good organisational awarenessConfidently deliver assigned scopes of work independently / remotely from technical leadership personnel, with minimal guidance and directionTake accountability for own targets and supervise engineering and design resource as required to meet project expectationsHave demonstrable experience of working within a small project office, supporting cross discipline activities beyond their core disciplineBe willing and able to represent Wood in both onshore and offshore surveys, holding relevant certification or willing to undertake suitable training such as BOSIET and H2S Awareness. Demonstrate a competent level of written and spoken communication skills in the English language