Trainee Piping Designer

Job Description

Company: Worley

:  AUS-QLD-Gladstone

:  Piping

:  Full-time

Employment Type:  Employee

Job Level:  Entry Level

:  Nov 16, 2023

:  Dec 16, 2023

Reporting Manager Title:  Department Manager - Piping and Mechanical Designer


Trainee Piping Designer

Over 50,000 people. 49 countries. Over 120 office locations.

We’re not just engineers. We’re a global team of data scientists, consultants, construction workers and innovators all working to create a better tomorrow. Every day, we help customers in energy, chemicals and resources get one step closer to solving our planet’s toughest issues. Climate change. The energy transition. Digital transformation. And how we can deliver a more sustainable world.

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We are now accepting applications for our 2024 Trainee Designer intake.

What does a Designer do?

Working in a team to design a wide range of facilities for projects in the energy and resources industry.

A designer takes the idea or concept developed by engineers and convert them into drawings that can be used by construction team to build the facilities. This includes field data capture, 3D modelling, code/standards compliance and design review workshops.

This is opportunity is based out of our Gladstone location. 

What does the trainee design program look like?

  • 2-year program, based on site (refinery, oil terminal, mineral processing plant as example) and regional office for practical experience
  • Working under supervision of a lead designer and supported by a mentor
  • Using the latest digital technology
  • Training on design tools, automation techniques and digital hardware
  • Included in Graduate Program

About you:

  • High school graduate, or equivalent (required).
  • Completed or undertaking a recognised and relevant design qualification such as a Diploma of Engineering – Technical / Mechanical, Certificate III in Engineering – Technical or Certificate IV in Engineering Drafting (beneficial).
  • Have worked in trades (boilermaker, electrician, etc) (beneficial).
  • Interest and capability in using surveying tools such as laser scanner (beneficial).

Worley recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in its workplace hence we encourage applications from people with a variety of experience and backgrounds.

In addition, we recognise that everyone’s personal circumstances differ and thus understand the importance of offering flexibility in the working arrangements of our personnel. On this basis we will consider all types of engagements models, including part time and job sharing. We offer, the ability to purchase up to 8 weeks leave, compressed work weeks, flexible hours, working from home and accrued flex days, to ensure that we attract and retain a diverse and dynamic workforce.

You must have current unrestricted working rights for Australia to be eligible for consideration and only those candidates with appropriate qualifications and experience will be contacted directly.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Worley.

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