Principal Piping Designer
Enshrine Placements
Cape Town, ZA
6d ago

Job Description :

Would working for one of Fortune Magazine’s joint winners of the worlds most admired companies to work for in the category of Engineering and Construction be of interest?

Our client, a well-known provider of professional technical and construction services, with revenues of nearly $10 billion, has an opportunity an experienced piping designer to be based in Cape Town, who has built up knowledge and wisdom through immersion and exposure to independently produce designs and deliverables of consistently high quality.

The person must contribute to the design capacity of the design office rather than simply produce drawings as instructed.

The ideal candidate will have a Matric, N3 or equivalent with at least 15 years of actual project experience in piping design in the petrochemical industry whilst working for reputable engineering and construction companies.

  • Following experience is required : 2D and 3D CAD experience; Autocad; Microstation; OpenPlant; Cadworx; Smart 3D; onsite experience in taking measurements;
  • install and develop expertise in specialised draughting-related software; problem solve independently through research and information gathering via library, internet, equipment catalogues and supplier contacts;
  • experienced in the use and application of ASME B31.3 and other relevant industry codes and specifications; a valid driver’s license, as well as willing and able to travel.

    Position details :

    Plant layout for new infrastructure and produce plot plans.

    Travel to sites to perform surveys where required for modifications to existing plants including site measurements.

    Identify and tag piping tie-ins and obtain the required internal and client approvals.

    Produce 3D models for piping and mechanical equipment. This includes preliminary civil and structural modelling which will be further detailed by civil and structural designers and engineers.

    Support 3D model reviews both internally and client reviews.

    Squad checking deliverables of other disciplines and vendor documentation.

    Add all relevant piping attachments required for supporting, stress engineer’s requirements and items indicated on the P&ID’s.

    Download isometric drawings and piping arrangement drawings according to the company’s and client’s specifications and standards.

    Mark-up P&ID’s of piping requirements to suit the piping design and obtain the required approvals.

    Checking, reviewing and marking-up of drawings, ensuring quality, compliance and adherence to company standards.

    Support construction where required.

    Responsibilities :

    Interact with clients to acquire information and design requirements for project work.

    Apply technical skills to perform engineering design, detailing and draughting tasks.

    Consistently deliver professional deliverables to the standards and procedures.

    Ongoing career development through continuous growth and learning and assist junior and senior designers.

    Location (country, city) : Cape Town

    Job Qualification & Experience :

    Matric, N3 or equivalent.

    At least 15 years of actual project experience in piping design in the petrochemical industry whilst working for reputable engineering and construction companies.

    2D and 3D CAD experience.

    Onsite experience in taking measurements.

    A high level of computer literacy with good skills in spreadsheets, MS Office and other applications.

    Able to install and develop expertise in specialised draughting-related software.

    Able to problem solve independently through research and information gathering via library, internet, equipment catalogues and supplier contacts.

    Experienced in the use and application of ASME B31.3 and other relevant industry codes and specifications.

    A valid driver’s license, as well as willing and able to travel.

    Other useful experience :

    Smart 3D

    Personal Characteristics :

    An organised approach to ensure all deliverables are maintained and organised effectively.

    Ability to work well in an office and petro-chemical site environment.

    Able to work hard, act professionally and make decisions independently.

    Attention to detail and a commitment to technical learning.

    Company Description :

    Our client is a well-known provider of professional technical and construction services.

    This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

    Principal Piping Designer, Cape Town Ref : 1085458-19

    Principal Piping Designer

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