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Overview / Responsibilities

Wood in Calgary is recruiting for a Piping Materials Engineer for our Oil, Gas and Chemicals office. This position is for a three to four months period. No relocation assistance will be provided.


• Create and maintain all data sheets for valves
• Create, specify and maintain data sheets for piping special (SP) items, such that the items can be purchased
• Assist with the assemble of piping bulk material requisitions, defining all relevant documentation / requirements
• An awareness and understanding of non-destructive testing examination methods/requirements
• Display an awareness of corrosion characteristics and welding processes
• Review quotes from suppliers and perform a technical bid evaluation of the materials offered
• Make a technical assessments and recommendations when required
• Post purchase order placement, review and approve supplier documentation for the related piping components
• Visit the supplier’s premises to attend kick-off / alignment meetings, the testing of piping components or clarification meetings
• Liaise with the engineering disciplines: Piping Design, Stress Analysis, Process, Instruments, Static Equipment, Procurement and Material Control
• Liaise with the Lead Piping MTO Engineer regarding the interpretation of the Client’s specifications and standards
• Assist with the preparation of technical work practices to ensure consistent working methods
• Assist the Piping Lead in Planning and Execution Progress

Skills / Qualifications

• Undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering
• Must be registered as a Professional Engineer, or be eligible to register as a PEng with APEGA
• Minimum 10 years’ experience in EPCM multi-national companies
• Canadian experience in conceptual, front-end and detail engineering on various large capital projects in oil & gas including Refinery, Upgrader, SAGD, and Fertilizers
• Experience in Piping materials, specifications, development of requisition packages
• Well conversant with regulatory aspects like ABSA
• Hands-on field experience in operations and reliability / maintenance engineering, inspections and workshop repairs and turnarounds will be considered an asset
• Knowledge of the following codes: ASME, B31.1 Power Piping, B31:2 Fuel gas Piping and B31.3 Process Piping
• Detailed knowledge and proven application in all aspects of Piping Materials
• Keep abreast of latest technology for piping materials and investigate technical acceptability of new products and methods
• Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and electronic tools
• Must be legally able to work in Canada at time of application


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy 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 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

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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