Piping Designer/Drafter
Company: EDG
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Professional, Engineering, Energy
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 6/23/2017

This is an entry-level position


The Piping Designer/Drafter will be responsible for preparing 
layout and design of complex offshore/onshore piping design systems 
using 2D drafting and 3D modeling software. 

Job Duties/Responsibilities 
• Perform and uphold quality of design deliverables 
• Possess the willingness and the ability to self-manage workload and the workload of a small design team (i.e. typically less than five designers) 
• Ability to read and comprehend Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID’s). 
• Ability to take a 2D flowsheet and conceptualize a 3D model that reflect the process design. 
• Prepare layout and design of complex facility piping systems utilizing prescribed 2D and 3D software 
• Producing quality piping design layouts, layouts of various process skids, orientation of process equipment with nozzle locations, overall facility design and design of interconnecting piping 
• Generating piping isometric drawings and bills of material using the prescribed software. 
• Generating piping line list and tie-in list when required 
• Participate in or travel solo to site and vendor visits as required 
• Assist engineers and designers in resolving piping and facility design issues 
• Other various project responsibilities as required 


This job description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of the position given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. 


EDG Inc. and its subsidiaries are committed to a drug free workplace.

Applicants are subject to both pre-employment hair and urine drug screens.

Post-hire, employees are subject to random, periodic, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug testing which may include both hair and urine drug screens. In addition to the requirements of EDG’s drug free workplace program, employees may be required to sign, acknowledge and comply with drug free workplace policies or programs required by clients.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


• Requires a High school diploma or equivalent. 
• Requires a minimum of Five (5) years of piping layout and design experience relating to the Oil & Gas industry. 
• Must have advanced knowledge of 2D and 3D software. Experience with the following 3D modeling and model related software is preferred: AutoCAD Plant 3D, CADWorx, Navisworks-Simulate and Manage, Isogen, Advanced Steel Must be proficient in 2D AutoCAD 
• Working knowledge of Cartesian and site-specific coordinate systems 
• Working knowledge of applicable oil and gas related piping codes and standards 
• Requires knowledge and ability to work with MS Office Suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) 
• Must have a working knowledge of ASME piping and valve related codes and standards. 
• Requires a proven ability to conduct layout and design for facility piping systems. 
• Must have knowledge of pipe and fittings, valves, and piping specialties. 
• Must have the ability to develop isometrics from orthographic drawings in the prescribed software package. 


• Work is primarily conducted in an office environment (Private or Semi-Private Office) but also requires occasional travel to off-site work locations. 
• Field duties require outdoor work in a plant or offshore platform atmosphere; 
• Interaction with other team members, as well as supervisors and client personnel; 
• Working offshore or in plant and/or shop areas around production machinery with extreme noise levels; 
• Must be able to wear safety equipment as required by the safety department for personal protection; 
• May be at more than one job site in a day and must be able to tolerate climate changes; 
• May be required to travel out of town on a periodic basis. 


• Must be able to lift and carry 20 pounds; 
• Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits employee to communicate effectively; 
• Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time with or without reasonable  accommodation. 
• Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodations, which permits employee to conduct analysis and investigations; 
• Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permit the employee to perform routine office duties; 
• Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodations to perform office duties and travel when necessary to off-site locations. 





Houston , TX
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