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Senior Piping Designer

Colonial Heights, VA 23834

Posted: 02/13/2023 Job Number: 23562

Job Description

We have an immediate need for a Senior Piping Designer in the Richmond, VA area.

This is starting as an (8-12) month, W-2 Hourly-paid assignment, with potential to go permanent.

Starting pay is based on relevant experience and estimated to be 45-55/HR + possibility of overtime.

You are expected to be available for a minimum of 40 hours per week and be able to work fairly independently.

Job description:

Senior Piping and Mechanical Design 
•  Create or modify drawings as required, without assistance using correct layers, line types, borders, etc.  
•   Detailed installation design of pipe and mechanical equipment. 
•  Green or brownfield design of systems based on P&IDs, equipment drawings and field data. 
•    Detailed check of mechanical/piping drawings.  

Field Work:
Inspect field conditions, Verify existing field conditions, Route pipe/duct    
Lay out new structures and equipment for most efficient use of space and resources. 
•  Coordinate with other disciplines as required to produce projects with the lowest total installed cost possible. 
•   Develop and expand breadth and depth of design knowledge and capabilities. 
•   Feed work to draftsmen to draw up in 2D CAD. 
•  Assist CAD Leader with the use and creation of 3D specs, CAD standards, blocks, and other elements that help to streamline, improve, and standardize drawings. 
•   Execute projects in 3D. 
•   Recognize and notify PM when you need information. Identify and notify PM of out of scope items and work to estimate the most efficient approach to resolving these task.  
•   Recognize what is hard dimension vs where a field fit allowance can be made. 
•   Design to eliminate change orders from the field to the client
  Construction Support
  • Provide construction support services during construction projects and/or mill/equipment shutdowns.
  • Provide field engineering support during installation by others.
  • Help contractors with lockout, tag out, and permitting.
  • Coordinate activities with Maintenance, Production, and contractors.
  • Review installation for compliance with design documents
  • Assist Projects Managers and other team members with the creation, gathering and dissemination of project information including: quotes, drawings, scopes of work, and schedules.
  • AutoCAD Proficiency
  • Aveva E3D/PDMS or similar 3D software experience (I.E. AutoPlant 3D, etc.)
  • 8-10 Years + Industrial Piping Layout and Design.
  • Chemical & Pharma Industry projects a PLUS 
Term: 8-month - 1 year Contract position, potential to go direct

Pay rate: $45-$55/hour

Location: Colonial Heights, VA (23834)

Hours: Mon-Fri (7:30AM-4:30PM)

For consideration, please send your resume to ShellyB@Selectek.com or call (678) 802-6623.

Meet Your Recruiter

Shelly Benmuyal
Technical Recruiter

Shelly is originally from Brazil and graduated from Universidade Paulista with a B.S. degree in Psychology.   In 2014 Shelly moved to Atlanta, GA to begin her career in recruiting where she worked as an IT Recruiter and Account Manager.  Shelly enjoys connecting with professionals, learning about their career goals and matching them with the positions they want.  Shelly joined Selectek as a Technical Recruiter in June of 2022.  In her free time, Shelly enjoys hiking and reading.

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