Lead Piping Engineer

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  • Perform design development in several project phases e.g. conceptual design, front-end design, detail engineering and design and plant commissioning for integration of new facilities in revamp type project as well for grass-root type of projects;
  • Input to Basic Engineering Design Packages and Writing of contractors scope of work;
  • Supervision, planning, organization of the work:
  • Lead /coordinate a piping design team (4-15 people); Assign, monitor and manage the work.
  • Prepare schedules, estimates, manpower forecasts and apply change-risk management.
  • Communicate and align with clients, vendors and other disciplines.
  • Supervise and act as mentor for a group of junior and intermediate level designers.
  • Assign and monitor the work executed in the Fluor global engineering execution centers.
  • Promote and support Value improvements initiatives and Continuous Performance Improvement
  • Interpret, set-up an mark up of P&ID's
  • Interpret, set-up and mark up Line designation list
  • Participate in design reviews within the Project team
  • Work independently, controls / leads small teams including offshored work
  • Have practical knowledge of field installations
  • Assure quality of work assigned, assure technical integrity of design documents
  • Proactive reporting project status and constraints to the Piping Lead


  • 10 to 15 years relevant working experience with an engineering contractor, or production company in the process industry.
  • Extensive practical field experience
  • Working knowledge of and ability to interpret Piping and Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID) update master P&ID and pipe line list
  • Design with 3D tools, such as Smartplant 3D or E3D.
  • Auto Cad proficiency, preferable
  • Exhibit understanding of pertinent coders and governing regulations and industry practices
  • Knowledge of PED requirements
  • Bachelor WTB / Mechanical degree or equivalent
  • Leadership skills
  • Extensive knowledge of piping design
  • Candidates shall be fluent in both Dutch and English.
  • Written and verbal communication with our Clients is as well in Dutch as English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Be able to multi-task between several projects
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