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Piping and Mechanical Designer (Pasadena)

  • Address:Pasadena, TX 77506 (map)
  • Date Posted:06/12/14
  • Job Type:Contract
  • Description:
  • Position Details:
    Job Title: Piping and Mechanical Designer
    Location: Pasadena, TX 77506
    Duration: 24+ months (Strong possibility for extension)

    Job Description / Requirement:
    • A Piping and Mechanical Designer in the PPO WGC region is responsible for the design of piping, supports, structural steel, and related mechanical aspects of numerous small/medium projects in APCI gas, electronics, and chemicals operating facilities located predominately in the Houston, Port Arthur, and western Louisiana areas.
    • The principal responsibilities of this position include more general drafting support work including P&ID updates from markups, field verification of P&ID’s as well miscellaneous plot plan, isometric and equipment drawing revisions.
    • The Plant Project Organization (PPO) maintains a multi skilled team to implement EH&S, productivity and reliability projects rapidly in coordination with the operating facilities.
    • This position has direct accountability to the WGC Project Lead and the Design/P&ID Coordinator who prioritizes and schedules the overall design work.
    • The position is located at the Pasadena PUI facility, which serves as the PPO hub in the WGC.

    Dimensions:
    • Geographical Scope: West Gulf Coast (which may include occasional support for facilities north and west such as Midlothian or Austin, and facilities as far south as Corpus Christi).
    • Number of Facilities: Approx: 8 manned gas, electronics, and chemicals manufacturing facilities along with numerous unmanned satellites. The majority of facilities are clustered in the Houston area, but some are within a few hours drive. Although the WGC is in the PPO Texas/Latin America region, support in Latin America is generally limited to P&ID updates and similar activities.
    • Reports to: WGC Design/P&ID Coordinator
    • Functional interaction with:
    • Mechanical and I&E Designers (local APCI and contract)
    • Project Engineers (local APCI and contract)
    • Design/P&ID Coordinator
    • Project Technician
    • Outside Engineering Companies (mainly for more complex civil/structural needs)
    • Overall Supervisory Role: none
    • Direct Reporting Staff: none
    • Note: Position requires approximately 20% travel; mostly day trips in the Houston area, but some overnight trips required to outlying plants may be required on occasion.

    Principal Accountabilities:
    • Update P&IDs from mark-ups
    • Develop line lists and tie-in lists
    • Perform site walks as needed to field verify P&ID revisions
    • Clean up PDS generated isometric drawings and generate consolidated Bill of Materials
    • Make revisions to electronic plot plan, underground and equipment drawings.
    • Become proficient locating and importing drawings and documents in the APCI electronic data management system (STAC)
    • Support Senior Designers in developing detailed Piping/Mechanical Designs for projects in region using PDS (3-D) and Microstation (2-D)
    • Become familiar with company piping and mechanical standards and specifications and apply these to project designs
    • Ensure inherent safety is adhered to on all developed piping designs
    • Provide field support as needed and occasional design updates as required when construction issues may arise
    • Maintain records of all changes and assure updated “as-built” documentation is provided at the close of a project

    Recommended Skills and Experience:
    • Proficient in the use of MicroStation Version J or later
    • Basic knowledge of piping systems, components and equipment
    • Some working knowledge of PDS (Piping& Equipment)
    • Knowledge of Intergraph Smartsketch a plus
    • Good interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Understanding of how to interpret, use, and update Piping and Instrumentation Drawings (P&IDs)
    • 2 or more years of design experience using PDS and Microstation
    • Manufacturing plant maintenance and capital projects work process experience
    • SAP experience helpful
    • Adept at the use of MS Excel
Ad ID: 23503006
    • Posted by: Ashad | View all ads
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