CDI Corporation is seeking a Piping Designer to work at our client site in Plaquemine, LA. This is a full-time, benefited position.

Job Summary: Piping Designer is responsible for planning and preparing a full range of piping contract documents including problem analysis, piping design layout, equipment layout, isometrics and P&ID’s.

Job Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Must be able to complete piping design and layout of complex systems and equipment orientations, apply safety in design principles, and apply good judgment and experience.
  • Must be able to understand and implement project deliverables and schedule requirements.
  • Must have previous experience and working knowledge of 3D design tools.
  • Expected to perform field design in an operating plant.
  • Create 3D Piping Models of piping systems
  • Perform field work/sketches for design
  • Creation of Plot Plans and General Arrangement (GA) drawings.
  • Creation of Isometric and pipe support drawings as well as Orthographic piping drawings.
  • Creation/Modification of P&ID’s and PFD’s
  • Check drawings according to design standards manual and checking procedures.
  • Generate BOM’s, Line Lists, Equipment Lists, Tie-Point Lists
  • Create Construction Bid Packages w/required deliverables (per project specific by Client). 
  • Conduct/lead model reviews with Navisworks.
  • Do As-Builts as needed
  • Develop, train and assist lower level designers when/if required.
  • Do own weekly timesheets and track/account for project hours.
  • General understanding of industry design standards.
  • Must be able to perform work with minimal supervision.
  • Have communication and leadership skills to be able to work one on one with design lead, project manager/engineer and other office personnel.

Education/degree RequirementsHigh school education or equivalent with basic drafting technology from a vo-tech or other applicable program with a minimum of eight years of technical work experience. As an alternative, a minimum of two years of education in an associate or bachelor degree program for the relevant discipline and 8 plus years of experience.


CDI Corporation is an EEO/An Affirmative Action M/F/D/V Employer.


Type: Contract

Reference ID: 4879