Instrument Designer IV Job at Wood PLC, Pittsburgh, PA

  • Wood PLC
  • Pittsburgh, PA

Job Description


Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Instrument Designer for a long term project at a client site in the Pittsburg, PA area - To provide support to a project in all aspects of instrument design and layout. We need a seasoned specialist with a comprehensive understanding of theories and principles of the discipline and the design concepts and studies of professional team members.

This position will require frequent movement, including trips around the facility for site surveys to include traversing stairs and ladders.

Authorization to work permanently in the U.S. without sponsorship required. Local candidates preferred, as there is no per diem or relocation available.


  • Performs tasks with competency and extensive knowledge of standard techniques, procedures and design criteria.
  • Support the discipline engineering lead in maintaining Budget, Schedule and adherence to the project scope of work.
  • Coordinates and facilitates with Instrument Section Lead for staff assignment, change management and discipline technical support
  • Attend project and client meetings, assign specific design tasks to Houston and Workshare Instrument design team members, monitor production levels, perform checking / technical audits, and support project reporting requirements.
  • Review and apply project standards and documents to assure they are compatible and aligned with the overall project objectives.  Bring discrepancies to the attention of the Design Coordinator for resolution.
  • Work closely with peer project design staff as well as engineering staff to assure the integrity of project deliverables and documents are maintained, accurate, and consistent
  • Participate in all available technical training while continuously improving technical skill sets.
  • Provide guidance and support to Instrument Designers


  • 2 year Associates degree - Instrumentation Control Systems or equal training / experience
  • 10+ years industry experience
  • Ability to climb and descend stairs and ladders as the job requires, as well as frequent walking around the facility.
  • Working knowledge of applicable codes and regulations
  • Strong working knowledge of industry standard design tools, 2D CAD (Autocad & MicroStation), Database applications (SmartPlant Instrumentation & Aveva) & 3D modeling tools (E3D, S3D & Cadworks)
  • Complete understanding of required scheduling, productivity reporting and work process for deliverable production
  • Complete knowledge of department design and drafting standards and procedures
  • Strong ethical standards. High level of awareness and commitment to safety in all aspects of daily work.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Highly motivated and demonstrates personal initiative.
  • Possesses integrity, strong work ethic, positive attitude, and is dependable.
  • Accountable for results, and adaptable and flexible to the changing needs of projects.
  • Team player that works well with supervisors, peers, and clients
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment. Good communication skills both orally and written. Enthusiasm to learn

Job Tags

Local area, Relocation, Flexible hours,

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