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Lead Piping Designer

Job Overview:

Accomplishes results through teaming with lower-level experienced exempt employees. Develops solutions to problems of unusual complexity that require a high degree of innovation and ingenuity. May lead a section or group of designers/drafters, usually on a single project in a specialized field.

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

  • Perform initial project planning regarding project scope, design basis, effort hour budget, staffing requirements, deliverables and execution procedure.
  • Knowledgeable of company, department and project procedures and ensure all are followed throughout a project.
  • Develop and/or participate in Plot Plan and Equipment Arrangement activities.
  • Establish design areas and assign piping team personnel to design responsibilities.
  • Establish and trend estimate quantities.
  • Participate in all design reviews.
  • Monitor the progress for all piping design activities regarding budget, schedule, and staffing and report results to Project Management and Department Management. Monitor and supervise work in satellite offices.
  • Ensure the deliverable verification process, and that all deliverables are issued according to schedule.
  • Participate in weekly project discipline team meetings and conduct weekly piping design team meetings.
  • Ensure all piping design team members are working according to client safety guidelines, and that all have successfully completed project specific safety training.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Normally requiring a minimum of 10+ years’ experience and a High School or Associate Graduate, or a BS degree reducing this requirement to 8 years’ experience.
  • SPED training/certification a plus.
  • Candidates should have enough knowledge of 2d and 3d CAE/CAE systems to manage & organize work activities and perform necessary layout and design.
  • Primary experience in S3D is preferred.
  • Experience in other applications such as PDMS, Cadworx and Optiplant are a plus.
  • Good communication skills is required

Desired/Prefered Qualifications:

  • Experience in developing estimates and schedules, leading a piping design team executing multiple small projects, interfacing with other disciplines and other offices, evaluating progress and early identification of potential problems
  • Field experience and experience in developing turnaround packages and providing turnaround support
  • Previous work experience in a refinery or chemical plant
  • Previous safety awareness training