Piping Specialist - Lead



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Up to USD0.00 per year

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Branch Information

Atlanta Engineering - (USA) 7000 Central Park Northeast Suite 950 GA Atlanta , GA 30328



Job Description

Our client, a leader in the Industrial Gases Sector, is looking for a Piping Specialist Lead in the Houston area. This position is responsible for developing safe, fit-for-purpose piping layouts and related project deliverables according to project schedule and budget.



● Prepare 2D plant layouts and plot plans using Microstation in support of projects and proposals.

● Model equipment and piping to develop piping model in SmartPlant 3D (S3D) for conceptual layouts, basic design and detailed design.

● Setup S3D plant and maintain models.

● Develop design-reuse strategies and products.

● Checking model attributes using reports


● Provide documents including but not limited to estimates and functional strategy in compliance with the issued work instructions, job aids and bid requirements to support projects and proposals.

● Acquire adequate resources and direct activities of Piping team members to execute project in accordance with project specifications, design parameters, codes, company directives and industry practices.

● Lead large ($500M+) mega projects through all stages of design from concept through to handover to Construction ensuring that (1) all design deliverables reference and comply with the latest codes, standards and specifications and (2) costs remain on or under-budget, identifying and communicating all scope changes and/or schedule issues.

● Lead and document multi-functional model reviews for large ($500M+) mega projects.

● Drive to competitive under budget performance- Identification of variations, scope changes or unbudgeted work.

● Develop design-reuse strategies and products.


● Interface with other functional groups to gather information needed to produce a comprehensive and constructible design package, relay schedule issues and ensure smooth handover to Construction team.

● Provide technical support to Piping team as needed.


● Travel up to 25% including office and site visits.

● Participate in shop and site inspections and field support.


Education (or comparable work experience)

● 2-year associates degree

● Written and spoken English communication skills, particularly with regard to technical terminology related to piping

● Microsoft Office suite

● BlueBeam and/or Adobe commenting tools for redlining drawings

● SRD & clash detection

Work Experience

● Familiarity with global engineering organizations with respect to functions and interactions between different disciplines and support groups is preferred

● Minimum 15+ years relevant work experience

● Experience in piping (and pipe stress preferred)

● Experience with drafting tools (AutoCAD, Microstation, S3D, etc.)

● Experience using S3D to model equipment and piping

● Experience with SmartPlant Review

● Working knowledge of valves, in-line devices and typical support details