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Posted by Unknown at Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Job Title: PDS Piping Designer

Job Type: Full-time

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

..Position Title

Piping Designer

Position Reports To: Lead Piping / Layout Engineer

Primary Objective

  • Responsible for performing piping design activities using project approved “in house” PDS modelling and 2D Microstation systems.

Specific Accountabilities

  • Produce the various discipline deliverables to the agreed schedule including Piping Plans and Elevations, Equipment and Piping Layouts, Isometrics, and MTOs
  • Apply recognised offshore engineering practices applicable to piping design and topside/plant layout.
  • Apply good interpersonal skills, liaising with members of other disciplines and departments.
  • Apply an awareness and willingness to work as a team member
  • Quality Assurance – work within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance systems.
  • Safety – Responsible for personal safety and working within the Occupational Health & Safety procedures.

Essential Skills/Experience

  • Diploma of engineering or approved certificate in computer aided design from a state or technical education institution.
  • Good communication skills in written and spoken English
  • Excellent knowledge in PDS
  • Familiar with the piping codes and standard practices  related to offshore topsides piping design.
  • A member of a piping design team on at least one major Greenfield projects offshore with a recognized company within the Oil & Gas Industry
  • Exposure to fabrication, construction and installation activities although detailed involvement is not essential.
  • 10 years experience proven ability as a piping Designer on projects in the power/hydrocarbons or related industries.
  • PDS experience.


Isometric Symbols for Pipe supports

Posted by Unknown at Sunday, September 22, 2013

Pipe support symbols are shown in ISOMETRIC drawings as a stress input.
The following Pipe support symbols are useful.

Pipe support symbols used for Isometric

Symbols of Pipe supports includes Anchor, Rest, guide, Line Stop, Spring hanger, Spring base mounted, Hold down, Hold down and guide, hold down guide & line stop, rest & guide, Rest & Line stop, Rest guide & line stop, trunnion rest, double trunnion rest, vertical guide in one direction, Vertical guide all around, dummy leg rest, dummy leg guide, dummy leg line stop, dummy leg guide all around.

Principal Piping Designer – WorleyParsons Norway

Posted by Unknown at Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Job Title: Principal Piping Designer

Location of Job: Bergen, 5072 NO (Primary)

Job Description

WorleyParsons is a large global provider of professional services to the energy, resource and complex process industries.  We have the track record and systems necessary to pursue and deliver large-scale and complex projects.

We are currently looking for Piping Designers to join a project in our Norway offices to work on the early stages of a pre FEED, offshore FLNG project.

Core Responsibilities:

The candidate will be a Piping Engineer with a proven track record in either the onshore or offshore hydrocarbon sector, able to deliver Concept, FEED and EPC projects. The individual will be able to perform all stages of project delivery and be able to effectively manage a project engineering team.  

To undertake Piping engineering design work in with true regard to Safety both in design detail and engineering design execution
To carry out design work in compliance with the national, state and client asset Codes & Standards.
To engineer all design work in line with the QA manual and WorleyParsons procedures.
To be innovative in design work with due regard to minimisation of cost whilst maintaining technical integrity
To undertake all work within the estimated man hour budget and within schedule
To assist in the recruitment and development of Engineers, designers and technicians
To keep all project documentation in a state of readiness for Audit purposes

Specific Accountabilities:

To provide definition of the Piping engineering work in the Project, design approach or criteria by skill and experience as directed by the Chief Engineer / Technical Manager
To clearly understand the Codes and Standards applicable to the work carried out and raise deviations where necessary
Estimate man-hours for any job using the current man-hour norms and prepare relevant CTRs
Responsible for maintaining work progress (budget, schedule) and raising change documentation where necessary.
Supervision of technical detail, budget and schedule of engineering design in Project.
Liaison with client, vendors and 3rd parties in a professional manner
To plan man-hour budgets and schedules for all Projects within the focal point area of responsibility.
Quality Assurance – Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance system relevant to the Project.
Safety – Responsible for the implementation of Company Safety policies

Job Requirements

Experience in Oil & Gas Conceptual, FEED and EPC Design Projects.
Proven track record within engineering design. 
Excellent technical communication and coordination skills.
Abilility to learn and develop leadership skills


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