ATSS Engineering has a client in Mobile, AL looking for a Piping Designer
Temp to Permanent
Local engineering firm is seeking a candidate that has minimum 10 years of relevant industrial experience in mechanical/piping drafting and design, as well as field experience. Must be able to walk down piping systems in the field and compare to P&ID’s. Generally responsible for performing all aspects for complete designs of mechanical/piping assignments using theoretical knowledge and practical design methods. This level is expected to assist in the design of larger and more complex mechanical/piping assignments. This work will be performed under general supervision.


Primary responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

• Familiarity with and utilizing department design and drafting standards

• Familiarity with project scope, specifications and design criteria upon assignment to a project task team

• Developing the design and drafting of moderately complex piping drawings given basic information such as P&ID’s, GA’s piping specifications, equipment drawings, etc.

• Performing field design work to ascertain current conditions, locate new systems, communicate with client personnel and assist in construction

• Preparing material take-offs from piping drawings

• Planning and managing your site design activities for optimum results

• Recognizing and communicating scope and design changes promptly


• Knowledge and application of piping materials

• Knowledge and application of piping supports and restraints

• Flexibility analysis of piping system. Drafting of P&ID’s and GA’s.

• Design of piping limited specific equipment and inline instrumentation arrangements such as pump suctions and discharges, tanks, control valve stations, etc.

• Familiarity with specifications and installation details of construction bulk materials and equipment

• Ability to create accurate mechanical/piping installation documents from the information found on vendor equipment drawing.

• Knowledge and understanding of work flow/information flow between disciplines

• Knowledge and understanding of schedule constraints and information requirements for the production of all mechanical/piping deliverables

• Ability to accurately estimate completion of assigned tasks. • Knowledge and application of company engineering design and CAD drafting standards

• Working knowledge of 2D AutoCAD and Plant 3D

• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

• Field experience

• Good communication skills, both verbal and written

• Good presentation skills

• Experience with Laser Scanning and processing scan data

Minimum Requirements

·         Associate degree in Engineering Technology or Computer-Aided Drafting is preferred.

·         5+ years CAD experience. (Plant 3D or CaddWorx preferred)

·         10 years Piping / Field Experience a must.

·         Experience with Laser Scanning and processing scan data a must.

·         Be willing to travel to out-of-town customer’s facilities to gather information and take measurements