Piping Designer

  • Puget Sound  
    $20,000 to 30,000 p/a  
  • Company
    Start date
  • Closing date
    12 June 2019  
    Posted on
    14 May 2019  

Job Description:

Responsible for the delivery of detailed piping and mechanical engineering design packages to support refinery operations and maintenance activities. 

Job Purpose & Accountabilities:

  • This position reports the Documentation Team Lead.
  • Provides piping and mechanical technical support for refinery operations and maintenance groups. This includes providing direction on the operation of piping and mechanical equipment.
  • Accountable for the development of design packages within the mechanical/piping discipline, in support of run and maintain as well as turnaround activities.  This includes working with contract designer resources to manage peak workloads by reviewing and providing input on their design packages.
  • Ability to read and develop P&ID’s, piping plans and section drawings, underground drawings, isometrics, support and detail drawings for equipment foundations.
  • Provide drawing validation support for Dig Permitting.
  • Support Reactive and Turnaround Maintenance with respect to piping and equipment repair methods.
  • Provide CAD-based and viewer application support for testing/implementation.

Company Description:

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals. 

As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.

Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.



  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • 10 years of experience in industrial piping design
  • Bachelor of Science degree in industrial technology preferred.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in all elements of facilities and plant design requirements.
  • General working knowledge of related fields including electrical, instrumentation, structural and civil.
  • Working knowledge of codes and regulations as they relate to project engineering, including EGGS, DEPS, PIPS & GEMS.
  • CAD-based programs: i.e. AutoCAD, CadWorx, other.
  • Raster Design.
  • 3D Modeling.
  • Quick idea hand sketches.
  • Development of detailed construction work packages.
  • Good working knowledge in Management of Change (MOC) Process.
  • Must be able to work with co-workers in a professional and respectful manner in a team environment.
  • Must be self-starter, detailed-oriented and have exceptional organizational skills.
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