Piping Engineering / Design Blog.


Sr. Mechanical Designer (Piping-PDS)

Posted by Antony Thomas at Saturday, August 10, 2013

Job Title

Senior Mechanical Designer (Piping)

Job Type


Advertising Category

Engineering/Design & Sciences

Location of Job

Al-Khobar, AQ SA (Primary)

Job Description

WorleyParsons is a dynamic, entrepreneurial, empowered EPCM employing over 40,800 people across 41 countries.  With a recognized global reputation as a provider of professional services to the energy, resources and complex process industries, WorleyParsons continues to push the boundaries and extend its capabilities around the world.  Headquartered in Australia, we are a global company that prides itself on providing safe and high quality services that exceed our clients’ expectations.

Due to a new project award, we are currently seeking a qualified Senior Project Engineer - Power with experience in the power industry to be part our team that will design and manage the construction of two greenfield gas-turbine power plants in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Job Requirements

Job Specific Knowledge:

  • 7 years experience proven ability as a senior piping designer on projects in the power/hydrocarbon or related industries.
  • PDS

Industry Specific Experience:

  • Minimum 7 years industrial experience

Has experience in construction of electrical energy generating plants and transmission lines or infrastructure industries and has engineering design experience on medium to large projects.  Assists the design supervisor in coordinating design management with engineering discipline lead engineers. Responsible for preparing and reviewing calculations, design drawings and other information. Supports construction and procurement with preparation of drawings and material take offs. Reviews as built drawings and assists with collection of design information required by construction and procurement. Must have thorough knowledge of engineering practices, design details, international codes and standards, procedures and specifications.

Position Title: Senior Designer

Reports To – Functional Manager or delegate:

Design Manager, Discipline Lead or Principal Designer, or a delegate of any of the above.

Supervises/ Direct Reports: May supervise a small discipline team.

Purpose of Position:

Provide discipline specific design and drafting services to WorleyParsons and its clients, including technical support and supervision both within the discipline and to other disciplines.

If required, manage and lead a small discipline team.


1. Deliver discipline specific design and drafting services that meet WorleyParsons, the client’s and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.

2. Initiate, manage and if required supervise, design and drafting assignments on projects requirements on time and within budget.

3. Perform discipline specific design and drafting services such as:

a) Ensure the project scope is clear and that changes to scope comply with project change management processes;

b) If required, participate in studies and analyses and recommend actions;

c) Prepare and oversee the production of engineering drawings and documentation;

d) Ensure all drawings and documents are checked in accordance with WorleyParsons checking

procedures; and

e) Participate in project reviews as required.

4. Provide technical support, supervision and advice to the discipline team and project teams, participate in peer reviews, and consult relevant resources as required.

5. Communicate effectively with the discipline team, clients and other project stakeholders, and make

presentations as required.

6. If required, act as the discipline Lead on specific projects.

7. Establish and maintain good working relationships within WorleyParsons, with its clients and other


8. Proactively resolve any discrepancies between WorleyParsons and the client’s requirements.

9. Identify issues and problems; develop appropriate and innovative solutions; and ask for assistance if


10. Keep up-to-date with the latest developments and technical innovations in the discipline.

11. Where required, prepare or assist in the preparation of project documentation such as budgets, estimates, forecasts, schedules and reports.


Job Specific Competencies:

1. Highly effective technical and practical design and drafting skills in the relevant discipline, and able to

consistently deliver quality, accurate and timely work to WorleyParsons and its clients.

2. Competent in the use of relevant software such as MS Office Suite and highly competent in the use of

design software.

Standard Competencies:


 Understands how the business delivers value to shareholders, what drives profitability and what

increases growth.

 Able to make difficult decisions and lead and manage others in changing business conditions.

 Excellent people management skills such as leadership, team, interpersonal, coaching,

mentoring and supervisory skills. Must be able to build, motivate, develop and manage an

effective team.

 Excellent management skills including the ability to plan, set goals; and manage time, priorities,

resources, accountabilities, schedules and cost.

 Understands WorleyParsons Vision and purpose, translates it into team goals and objectives,

and gains team commitment to achieving those goals and objectives.

 Effectively manages and resolves conflict between individuals and/or groups.

 Negotiates successful outcomes that achieve the required objectives and have the support and

acceptance of all parties.

All personnel

 Pro-active, goal oriented with excellent attention to detail.

 Excellent customer focus and able to consistently meet WorleyParsons and its clients needs.

 Effectively manages change to work tasks and the work environment, and assists others with

adapting to change.

 A person of integrity who is trusted by others and consistently honours their commitments.

 Able to identify issues, problems and opportunities; make timely decisions; develop appropriate

and innovative solutions; and ask for assistance if required.

 Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to convey information

and ideas to individuals and groups, and make presentations when required.

 Demonstrates initiative and a willingness to learn and continuously improve on performance.

 Able to work on multiple projects of various size and complexity.

 Able to work effectively in small to large multi-disciplinary teams, and share and transfer

knowledge within teams.



 Substantial design and drafting experience in the relevant discipline in the same or similar

industry, including experience in multi-disciplinary projects and teams.


 Approximately 7 years.

Qualifications, Accreditation, Training:


 A recognised design qualification in the relevant discipline or equivalent.


 Demonstrate behavior and business practices commensurate with a culture of world’s best

health, safety and environmental performance.

 Acquire and maintain sufficient knowledge and awareness of the workplace environment to

identify and manage work hazards and incidents.

All Personnel

 Demonstrate a visible and active commitment to:

i. personal well-being;

ii. healthy and safe workplaces and activities; and

iii. continuously improve WorleyParsons health, safety and environmental performance.

General Accountabilities:


 Demonstrate the behaviour and business practices outlined in WorleyParsons Vision, codes,

policies, procedures and standards (Processes). Implement these Processes, ensure personnel

have access to them, regularly undertake reviews to assess compliance, and refer serious breaches

to the relevant person or committee.

 Comply and keep up-to-date with the behaviour and business practices outlined in WorleyParsons

Processes, and with all applicable laws, regulations and standards.

 Select personnel who share WorleyParsons values, beliefs and a commitment to the OneWay

Vision, and who demonstrate the expected behaviour, competencies and performance associated

with their role or task.

 Encourage a team based work environment that leverages the expertise and knowledge of the team

and nurtures a climate of care and trust.

All Personnel

 Deliver quality services and demonstrate a commitment to understand and meet customer needs.

 Demonstrate a visible and active commitment to achieving the OneWay Vision and its associated


 Travel as required, including travel related to projects and to maintain links with other WorleyParsons


 Act in the best interests of WorleyParsons at all times.

 Perform any other duties that are reasonably required from time to time.




Post a Comment

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger... follow us in feedly

Popular Posts

Piping Info