Start Date- Immediately, Duration- Long term contract, Location- Corpus Christi
Position Summary This is a field assignment for a lead level Piping Designer role with a heavy emphasis on PDS software use and field construction support. The Piping Designer has a complete understanding and application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in piping design and PDS software application. General knowledge of other related disciplines. Provides solutions to a wide range of complex problems under general direction. Determines and develops an approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives. • Minimum of 7 to 10 years experience and a High School or Associate Graduate, or a BS degree reducing this requirement to 6 to 8 years experience. • Field experience and experience in developing turnaround packages and providing turnaround support is preferred • Previous work experience in a refinery or chemical plant is preferred • Previous safety awareness training is preferred • SPED training/certification a plus. • Strong expertise in PDS is preferred. • Experience in other applications such as S3D, PDMS, Cadworx, and Optiplant is a plus.
• Develop complex equipment and piping layout that will satisfy all technical requirements on a project from the preliminary design stage through the detail design stage, or review the work for the assigned area as being developed by satellite offices. • Have a working knowledge of all safety, maintainability, and operability layout requirements. • Coordinate area design assignments with designers in adjacent design areas. • Develop job instructions and direct the setup and configuration of the S3D software environment. • Give guidance and training to production designers on the task floor in the proper use of S3D and other related engineering software applications. • Work with IT database and system administrators to properly configure all engineering applications to the needs of the project. • May be required to assist the Piping Design Team Lead by functioning as an Area Lead. This will require planning and directing the layout and work of designers and checkers. • Produce or assist less experienced designers in producing finished Piping Design deliverables through the use of 2D CAD software or extraction from a 3D model. • Check, or supervise the checking of design and deliverables as prepared by other designers for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with company and project specifications and standards. • Maintain project controls and records as required. • Assist in the training and development of Piping Design personnel and evaluate the work of others.