Mechanical Piping Designer

Kingsport, TN

Post Date: 04/25/2017 Job ID: 2535506 Industry: Mechanical Designer

MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN A SECRET CLEARANCE - US CITIZENS ONLY -

Overview:
  • Design utility and process piping systems including associated pumps, valves, and instrumentation.
  • Develop or improve products and facilitate manufacturing operations.
  • Develop basic data and make preliminary layouts, sketches, and notes necessary to present design proposal.
  • Investigate pertinent design factors. Check completed layouts and drawings for clarity, completeness, conformity to specifications, and accuracy of calculations and dimensioning.



PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develop piping designs utilizing SmartPlant 3D CAD software
  • Assist project team in developing bids, proposals, scopes of work, estimates, schedules, material lists, design concepts, design drawings, and other project documentation
  • Perform field surveying of existing piping systems for incorporation into design
  • Generate equipment arrangements and piping routing from concept flow diagrams, P&IDs, and process specifications
  • Maintain project files and documentation
  • Certify accuracy and completeness of all deliverable products and services in assigned areas of responsibility
  • Develop project bills of material
  • Develop piping isometrics, equipment arrangements, and piping supports from piping layout drawings
  • Write Work Order and Material Purchase Requests
  • Coordinate work with subcontractors, fabrication, maintenance and/or construction firms
  • Walk-down systems per P&ID s and make any as-built changes to drawings



Required Education / Experience:
  • High School Diploma / GED and 11 years relevant experience or Associate's Degree and 7 years experience or Bachelor's degree and 5 years experience
  • 5+ years piping design experience with 3+ years in 3D piping design using AutoCAD Plant 3D, MicroStation, PDS, SmartPlant 3D, SolidWorks, etc.
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work in a team environment



Preferred Education / Experience:
  • 3+ years SmartPlant 3D experience
  • Piping design for chemical / petrochemical plant
  • Associates or Technical Degree
  • Industrial construction / field experience

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