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Piping Designer IIPosted by: Roeslein & Associates
Posted date: 2013-Mar-20
Location: St. Louis City, MO
The Piping Designer II position is responsible for design and development of piping plans, elevations, and fabrication drawings for process piping supply and distribution systems.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
§ Develop complete project piping and ductwork system drawings; including assembly and review of complete drawing packages in preparation for bid, fabrication, and installation.
§ Develop piping plans, elevations and details using Process & Instrumentation Diagrams.
§ Generate Process and Instrumentation Diagram’s (P&ID’s), piping specifications and equipment general arrangements.
§ Design and develop piping arrangements for support area equipment and process area equipment including, compressed air, vacuum, cooling water, fuel gas, hot water, process water, deionized water, waste water, coating materials and lubricants.
§ Design and coordinate pipe supports with building, platforms and skidded systems as required. Structural analysis and engineering shall be performed by the structural engineer.
§ Develop Bill’s of Materials (BOM’s) and Request for Purchases (RFP’s) of piping materials.
§ Follow established AutoCAD standardization as provided in Roeslein’s Engineering / Drafting Standards and utilize established drawing formats and design details from previous projects as directed by the piping design group leader.
§ Travel domestically and internationally ranging from 0-10% per year.
§ Develop and maintain relationships with employees at all locations.
§ Conduct activities in a safe and healthy manner and work in accordance with established safety and company requirements.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
§ Promote a positive working environment in order to achieve the organization’s goals.
§ Perform other duties as assigned.
Work is performed in an office and uncontrolled atmosphere. Exposure to harsh conditions—such as: dust, fumes, chemicals, hazardous materials, noise, and varying weather and temperatures—for short periods of time is possible. Must be able to travel to jobsites both domestically and internationally; living accommodations in some foreign assignments may not meet expected U.S. standards. All employees are required to follow safety standards and wear all personal protective equipment in designated areas.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. While performing the duties of this position, the employee will is regularly required to walk, stand, use hands and fingers, grip, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and talk and hear. Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. on a regular basis is required.
SKILL / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITY / EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
§ Associate’s degree in Computer-Aided Drafting is required.
§ Two (2) to Five (5) years of experience in drafting / design experience is required.
§ A minimum of two (2) years of experience in AutoCAD 2012 or above is required.
§ AutoCAD Plant 3D experience or training is preferred.
§ Basic knowledge/understanding of pumps, compressors, vacuum pumps, cooling towers, and heat exchangers.
§ Ability to drive piping design efforts for multiple systems on fast track projects.
§ Experience developing bid packages is preferred.
§ Must be proficient with development of pipe system routings including pipe supports using P&ID’s and Piping specifications.
§ Ability to develop piping plans, elevations, details for processing piping supply and distribution systems.
§ Ability to manage time and efforts towards completing designs on time and within budgets is required.
§ Strong mechanical aptitude and hands-on experience is strongly preferred.
§ Excellent communication skills; both oral and written is required.
§ Strong analytical and problem solving skills are required.
§ Computer skills and an in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows based programs are required.
§ Ability to work flexible hours with some weekend and holiday work required.
§ Requires effective time management skills, personal conduct, and change management abilities.
§ Ability to effectively interact with co-workers, clients, vendors, and other business contacts.
§ Must comply with Roeslein & Associate’s core values for the safe and efficient operation of the business and maintain sound relationships among and with employees.