Piping Engineer

Greenville, South Carolina
07 Sep 2016
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs serves the PharmaBio, Chemicals, Refining, Pulp & Paper, Power & Utilities, High Tech and Consumer Products Industries. Our core life sciences network has contributed to becoming the largest provider of engineering and construction services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients and we have established ourselves as the center of excellence for Pulp and Paper facilities. Jacobs provides full-service engineering, procurement, and construction management services for both new and existing facilities, offering environmental and water / wastewater support, energy audits, and hygienic / sanitary assessments. For projects of every scale we provide design, engineering, construction, commissioning, and maintenance services that support a facility's entire life cycle.

Position Summary:

Researches, develops, designs, and tests a variety of equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial and industrial purposes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the piping engineering activities on a project under the supervision of a senior level piping designer or a piping engineer; engineering activities include: stress analysis, construction specifications, material procurement specifications, and calculations
  • Performs calculations and evaluations in the design of equipment and systems for industrial and commercial applications
  • Journey level; has comprehensive understand of principles, theories, concepts, and industry practices and standards and their application
  • Responsible for performing all aspects of engineering and design
  • May provide some technical guidance to less experienced design and engineering personnel
  • Participates in planning, cost development and management, and scheduling for assigned projects
  • Directs activities to ensure that construction, installation, and operational testing conform to functional specifications, recognized codes and standards, and customer requirements
  • Maintains effective communication with project team members and with the customer
  • May use computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks

  • BS or MS in a relevant engineering discipline is required
  • 4-7 years of related experience required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Applications is required
  • Ability to work independently and complete tasks as scheduled is required
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team environment is required
  • EIT certificate required
  • CAD design software experience (preferably AutoCAD and/or Microstation) required
  • Smart Plant 3D
  • Internship or co-op experience with an EPCM or A&E firm preferred
  • Travel may be required

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.