Stantec Mechanical Piping Designer, Oil & Gas in Bakersfield, California

As energy availability becomes increasingly critical, there’s no end to the scope and significance of your work — and to where it can take you at Stantec. Every day, we’re problem-solving and collaborating on projects that are as challenging as they are impactful. Whether designing a transformational cross-country pipeline, optimizing facilities, verifying the safety and reliability of an asset, or in the field overseeing construction projects, you’ll be joining a team of recognized industry experts on work that’s critical to our clients and our communities. The Oil & Gas industry is changing — and we’re helping clients stay ahead of the change. Join a team that’s working together with industry to deliver innovation for the long term on some of the most important and interesting projects around the world.

Your Opportunity

In this position as a Mechanical Piping Designer, you will have the opportunity to work as part of a team of engineers, designers and technologists on multiple projects for a range of public and private sector clients. This is a great opportunity for a motivated, energetic individual who wants to challenge their abilities in a dynamic work environment.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the coordination of design and specifications within the context of a multidisciplinary design team

  • Work in conjunction with principal piping designers and engineers to help develop all aspects of a project.

  • Interface with engineers and design leads from other disciplines, clients and other disciplines at project meetings and contractors during construction

  • Creates plan drawing area layout and index

  • Formulates project drawing list.

  • Ability to layout pumps, horizontal vessels, heat exchangers.

  • Understands insulation and piping requirements for its installation.

  • Understands hydrotest requirements and impact to piping design.

  • Develops piping transposition sketches.

  • Understands and is able to layout underground piping systems, non-steel piping systems, firewater systems, relief and vapor recovery systems, utility stations and compressors

  • Ability to read and understands Vendor information.

  • Creates pipeline drawings.

  • Understands tie-ins and the construction requirements and can develop tie-in lists.

  • Ability to locate “field” or “field-fit” welds on isometric details.

  • Understands and applies survey information.

  • Does off-plot routing drawings and all associated details.

  • Ability to perform a complete check on all or any drawings in a drawing package.

  • Draws pipeway (piperack) general layout drawings

  • Interfaces with clients and construction personnel on technical terms

  • Estimates job man-hours and schedule accurately

  • Tracks progress of job from schedule and cost standpoint

  • Communicates job requirements and design intent to others

  • Motivates team members and is an impartial decision maker

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Ability to work with others on large complex projects.

  • Working knowledge of mechanical codes and standards

  • Ability to solve problems using sound professional judgment, creativity and innovation.

  • Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite.

  • Proficient in relevant software programs including AutoCAD 3D, CADWorx

  • Experience with PDMS and Microstation a plus.

  • Able to work under and meet tight deadlines.

  • Recognizes when technical problems are developing and initiates appropriate corrective actions.

  • Field experience is preferred.

  • Working experience in Upstream Oil/Gas Industry

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, and a proven ability to write clear, thorough technical reports.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple jobs/projects.

  • Proven problem solving skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Ability to perform in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

  • Must have a good driving record and valid Driver's License.

  • Prior to employment with Stantec, this position will require the successful passing of a drug screen.

Education and Experience

Technical degree/diploma/certificate or equivalent in related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Minimum of 7-10 years of experience.

Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Mechanical Engineering Technician/Technologist

Primary Location: United States-California-Bakersfield

Organization: BC-2067 Oil & Gas-US Pacific

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Oct 11, 2018, 11:08:08 AM

Req ID: 1800023L