Mechanical Engineer - 3D Modeling SME
Wood PLC

Houston, Texas

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This role will support delivery of 3D scans and models of petrochemical facilities for Digital Twin deployments across multiple assets. Collaborating with other consultants, engineers, and project managers to ensure quality and timely delivery of projects. Working as part of a team of experts from different domains and backgrounds.

Location: Houston, TX

Contract Duration: 12 months subject to extension

Other: Additional benefits of this role include a comprehensive benefits package (including medical, dental, vision, 401K with company match, and more), All offers of employment subject to passing of drug & alcohol screening

Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required


• Use advanced techniques and tools to capture the accurate geometry and dimensions of the assets and create realistic 3D models that can be used for design, analysis, and simulation purposes.

• Integrate data from various sources and create intelligent asset visualizations for digital twins.

• Programmatically upload attributes into 3D modelling software and extract data from 3D modelling software and compare them with other data sources.

• Diagnose issues and deviations from standards in existing 3D models of oil and gas facilities using AVEVA E3D and Smart Plant 3D software. Use advanced techniques and tools to rectify issues and update models to contain complete and accurate metadata attributes.

• Audit the quality of 3D models being delivered by 3rd party providers for correctness and adherence to company standards.

• Guide clients and stakeholders in specifying expectations to third parties for large-scale, outsourced 3D modelling efforts. Clearly outline and communicate these expectations for inclusion in contract documents and/or specifications.

• Create macros in Programmable Macro Language (PML) to automate simple tasks like adding or updating UDAs, extraction of Navisworks/Review files, etc.

• Set up the clash management and run clash reports.

• Generate custom reports from the 3D model as per project requirements.

• Configure (including troubleshooting) and extract key deliverables like Material Take Off (MTO), piping isometrics, equipment lists, line lists, weight reports, etc.

• Preparation of 3D modelling guidelines and specifications, including lessons learned across assets


• A bachelor's degree or higher in engineering or related field.

• Minimum of 10 years work experience in the oil and gas industry

• Minimum of 8 years work experience working as a Piping Designer, and very strong knowledge of plant layout, piping design, and piping materials. Knowledge of instrumentation, mechanical/ HVAC, Electrical, Civil/ Structural plant components.

• Must be able to integrate/ work with laser scan point cloud datasets within the 3D model.

• Skilled in laser scanning, point cloud data management, brownfield 3D modelling, and data integration (preferably in AVEVA tools/technologies)

• Should have significant hands-on experience in using AVEVA E3D modelling and other relevant tools for laser scanning, 3D modelling, data integration, and digital twins. You should also have knowledge of the latest technologies and innovations in these fields.

• Skilled in AVEVA E3D software and Smart Plant 3D including knowledge of Programmable Macro Language (PML), and other relevant tools for creating 3D models of oil and gas facilities.

• Proficient with other tools that can support your work, such as data analysis software, cloud platforms, etc. Ability to generate 3D models and associate tags from asset visualization data sets such as laser scan, photogrammetry etc.

• Good communication skills in English (verbal and written)

• Pro-active team player

• Must possess good problem-solving skills and creative thinking

• Must be able to read, understand and interpret the contents on a P&ID.

• Good understanding of Design Engineering and associated work practices

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