Piping Designer [2330]

Baton Rouge LA
Posted 2 years ago

ECI Group, the world’s leading specialist engineering contractor for low-density polyethylene (LDPE) and ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) projects is looking for an experienced Piping Designer to join our team in our Baton Rouge office. Consider joining our team of experienced engineers and designers providing plant layout and piping designs for our petrochemical and advanced recycling business lines.

Your Role With The Company:

  • This position reports directly to the Mechanical Piping Design and Plant Layout Section Leader.
  • Piping Design support for Plants and Facilities.
  • Support requirements related to Capital (Lump Sum) & Expense (T&M) projects.
  • Manage project cost and schedule as required by the approved budget and client expectations.
  • Able to review 3D models and check piping packages as required to furnish the client with error free design.
  • Relevant design experience in the petrochemical or related industry including extensive experience as a Senior Designer.
  • Allocation of work to the Plant Design team under supervision and resource planning.
  • Expediting project deliverables in a timely manner to ensure that project deadlines are met.
  • Close monitoring of the team under his/her supervision to ensure that the applicable company systems are used, that the relevant QA procedures and standards are followed and that the piping and layout design within his area of responsibility conforms to contract specific requirements and any applicable Client, company, national and international standards, design codes and legislation.
  • Liaison and day to day co-ordination of piping and layout design office work that may be executed in other ECI group offices or joint venture partner offices.
  • Liaison with Clients, Licensors, other design disciplines and suppliers to ensure that the information required to meet project deadlines is available and implemented in a timely manner.
  • Co-ordinating and managing internal and external design reviews.
  • Identification of contractual scope changes and thereafter assisting the Lead Piping & Layout Engineer in the preparation of piping and layout manhour estimates to execute the additional work.
  • Understand customer needs and ensure that they are being satisfied.
  • Active communication with all customers to promote clear understanding of scope.
  • Develop good customer relationships (both internal and external).
    • Coordinate and manage design implementation and verification with vendors (i.e. Fabricators, HP Tube manufacturer, Specialty Products)
    • Provide clear and concise instructions to vendor as required.
    • Stay in contact with vendor to foster work relationship for potential future work.
  • Expand and maintain knowledge of the latest standards, 3D software, Laser Scanning Software and HP Design.
  • Have a positive view about other team members, their abilities and potential for professional growth. Be a mentor to subordinates.


  • High School diploma, Relevant Degree in Piping Design and Drafting
  • 5+ years experience in piping and plant layout design
  • Skillful in the use of ACAD Plant 2D and 3D software used to create Engineering drawings.
  • Knowledge of Drafting CAD standards, Paper/Model Space and Plotting/Publishing.
  • Must be able to read and produce P&ID drawings.
  • Some knowledge of pipe support requirements.
  • Prepare revisions to technical drawings to reflect engineering mark-ups or as-built conditions.
  • Provide on-site field work and create field sketches.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat, RasterCad, Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel as well as Microsoft Outlook.
  • Some working knowledge in the use of Scene and LFM software for Laser Scanning.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Highly motivated, eager to contribute to the establishment of an effective and efficient Global Piping Design & Plant Layout (EPL) Group.
  • Skillful in the use of PDMS [E3D], AVEVA Draft  and AutoCAD software used to create Engineering drawings.
  • Ability to perform Laser Scanning and Register Scans.  Working knowledge in the use of Scene and LFM software for Laser Scanning.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat, RasterCad, Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel as well as Microsoft Outlook.
  • EPC work environment related to new Green Field Projects preferred
  • Experience using ASME B31.3 preferred
  • Understanding of Conceptual Plant Layouts (e.g. Equipment Spacing, Pipe Spacing, Maintenance Spacing, Valve Orientations, Truck & Rail Loading/Unloading, etc.) preferred.
  • Authorized to work in the US.

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Job CategoryPiping Designer, Plant Designer

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