Senior Smart3D Piping Designer

Recruiter
Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Nov 2016
Closes
05 Dec 2016
Ref
REF000091
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Recognized as a leader in the EPC industry and ranked as the #2 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine for the second consecutive year, we provide planning, design, build, and maintenance of upstream and midstream oil and gas facilities and infrastructure. With over 5,000 employees across North America, we service exploration, production, storage, and transportation of crude oil and natural gas to end users, both offshore and onshore. We bring together many different aspects including Pipeline and Facilities groups, onshore and offshore offices, and engineering services to help meet the demands of our clients.



Position Summary

Designs components or portions of systems, and modifies existing designs to develop or improve them utilizing the Intergraph Smart3D software. Complete understanding and application of technical principles, theories and concepts in the field. General knowledge of other related disciplines. Provides solutions to a wide range of complex problems under general direction. Utilizes good communications skills to provide feedback on design and design methods to a workshare office. Determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

  • Prove equipment arrangements with conceptual routing of critical piping systems. Must be able to prepare these layouts utilizing Smart3D CAD software required for the project, specifically 3D modeling
  • Develop piping layouts that will satisfy all technical requirements on a project from preliminary the preliminary design stage through the detail design stage
  • Understand operations and maintenance issues for equipment such as standard pressure vessels, exchangers and pumps as to be able to provide associated piping arrangements. Must review vendor equipment drawings and coordinate any issues with the Mechanical Engineer
  • Complete the detail design from conceptual designs
  • Assist lesser experience designers in accomplishing piping layouts on projects and by participating in department piping layout training
  • Coordinate the design effort with other area designers and other disciplines in local and remote offices.
  • Perform or supervise Piping Design checking activities as described in TG 25.08-102
  • Maintain project Controls records as required to track assigned design area and deliverables
  • Produce all deliverables required for Piping Design utilizing Smart 3D CAD systems as required

  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in drafting and design of onshore facilities required
  • MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
  • Associate's degree or higher preferred
  • 3 years Smart3D CAD experience required including modeling, isometric extraction, orthographic drawing production, clash detection and resolution, and diagnosing modeling problems including identifying source of the problem for further resolution by subject matter experts.
  • Experience utilizing LFM laser scan data and utilizing other 3D systems a plus.



At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.