Lead Design Engineer Process



Posted on: 12 Jul 2024

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Employment: Full Time

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Primary objective
- Coordination of specified tasks within the process engineering discipline.
- Responsible for the progress and quality of assigned tasks within the process area, including the supervision of engineers and graduates.
- To ensure all work carried out conforms with agreed codes and practices, meets all requirements of the contracts specification and ensure all work is carried out within agreed schedules, budgets and procedures.

Specific Accountabilities
- Management, technical execution and completion of engineering assigned tasks in a specific process discipline area.
- Assisting the project engineers in the co-ordination and preparation of input into the contract documents for each discipline area, including design criteria, scope of work, procedures and design approach.
- Design Estimates
- Production and checking of design documents and drawings.

Essential Skills/Experience
- Production and approval of PFDs, EFDs, MSDs, Cause and Effect Diagrams, Data Sheets, calculations and system modelling and simulation.
- Working to and using the company management systems.
- Ensuring compliance to company, client, local and international standards as given in the project PEP etc.
- Quality Assurance - Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance system relevant to the BU, etc
- Safety - Responsible for personal safety safe working practices for the BU, etc. Understand and follow OH&S procedures

Mandatory Requirements:
- B Eng (Hons) Degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent to qualify for corporate membership of IChemE or IEAust.
- At least 10 years total post-graduation experience
- At least 8 years direct process engineering post-graduation experience in the Oil and Gas industry, offshore and onshore or related petrochemicals industry.
- At least 5 years' experience in as Lead Design Engineer - Process.
- At least 3 years' experience with the software for the automation of the specialty.
- Excellent computer skills with AutoCAD or Microstation, excellent skills with MS Excel, MS Word, MS Access, ability to create accurate design drawings from base project information, reporting, estimating and supervision skills.
- Experience with 3D modelling systems such as PDS. PDMS or AutoPlant.
- Experience with advanced engineering design and data systems such as SmartPlant P&ID, SmartPlant Foundation, SmartPlant Instrumentation, SmartPlant
- Extensive experience in conceptual and detailed design of Oil and Gas/petrochemicals facilities and process equipment. Computer skills particularly in the use of process simulation package such as HYSYS and PRO/11 and in commercial software including databases, spreadsheets and word processing packages.


Supervision, Team Leadership, Estimating, Conceptual Design, Drawing Production, Calculation, Computing, Modelling, Simulation, Graphical Presentation, Communication in English.

Our goal is to develop and most importantly retain the people who share our vision and strategy. To help us achieve our vision and yours, apply now.


Worley is a leading global provider of professional services in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors. We partner with our customers to address their most critical challenges at every stage of their projects: from initial concepts to sustaining and enhancing their assets. And we provide smarter, bolder solutions while delivering on our own sustainability commitments.

We are 51,000 bright minds across 46 countries all driven by a common purpose – delivering a more sustainable world. While working to fulfill our ambition to be recognized globally as the leader in sustainability solutions.

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