Principal Design Lead - Piping

Location: Baytown, TX, United States
Date Posted: 07-12-2018
We are seeking to hire a Piping Principal Design Lead. This position will provide routine technical support to the Project Engineering Group. Executes projects and assignments of a major complexity. Coach/Mentors less experienced designers. Lead the piping design effort on medium to large projects and be responsible for meeting the specific project requirements and assuring the technical correctness of design, compliance to project budget and project schedules.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Execute projects of a major complexity (medium to large projects)
  • Leads a large size team of designers on assigned tasks/projects/activities
  • Responsibility for quality, budget and schedule for the discipline piping in capital investment projects
  • Support the project manager during the project phases under consideration of customer requirements, relevant specifications, standards and guidelines
  • Maintain close working relationship with project team members, other disciplines and customer to assure good coordination of engineering and execution activities
  • Estimate and calculate the costs for engineering and construction
  • Coaches/mentors designers in the lower positions
  • Execute a defined change and claim management process
  • Proactively works toward continuous improvement in the Group through activities such as the development/improvement of the Group procedures and standards
  • Capable of representing the Discipline Group on Global activities
  • BS, MS in Engineering or equivalent with at least 8 years of experience in chemical industry piping design or Technical Associate degree or equivalent with at least 12 years of experience in chemical industry piping design
  • Experience as Piping Design Lead has a thorough understanding of plant layout has good knowledge of chemical processes and be familiar with utility distribution concepts
  • Familiar with the application and scope of the ASME B31.3 Piping Code
  • Competence in modern PC software and communication as well as in CAD systems
We offer an exceptional base salary, bonus and a comprehensive benefits package. Or immediate consideration, please submit a recent resume in MS Word format in addition to a detailed cover letter and salary expectation.  
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