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Senior Piping Designer

Waterfall City, Gauteng, South Africa

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About the Role

Our client is recruiting for a Senior Piping Designer with extensive experience in the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical or similar sector of the industry to provide support in the execution of projects, duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

• Keep informed of development in the field of computer and CAD applications as applicable to the Piping Drawing Office.
• Advise the Chief Piping Designer of manpower requirements to meet work schedules within the budget allocation.
• Responsible for the correct interpretation and execution of all piping computer aided draughting functions within the Piping Drawing Office.
• Prepare document indices for projects to ensure that the scope of work is planned economically and that target dates are known.
• Submit monthly progress reports and drawing indices to the Project Manager / Project Engineering Manager.
• Review requests for changes and if outside the scope of work, submit to the relevant Project Manager / Project Engineering Manager an estimate of manhours, costs and any effect to programme under the approval of Chief / Principal Designer.
• Raise change flags when required, for work considered outside the original scope. Submit as approved, to the relevant Project Manager / Project Engineering Manager under the approval of Chief / Principal Designer.
• Review all information available for each phase of the project and report on delays in receipt of information to the Project Supervisor.
• Responsible for ensuring engineering and design quality, technical accuracy of drawings, specifications, procedures, etc produced within the Piping Drawing Office.
• Responsible for the execution of assigned work in accordance with applicable contract procedures and standards, within the manhour and cost budgets and project schedules.
• Responsible for ensuring that contract procedures on safety and quality control are followed.
• Responsible for adherence to Engineering Procedure for Design Safety and to ensure the adoption of safe attitudes towards piping design.


  • National Senior Certificate or N3

  • Microstation CAD Software Package Version J or later

  • 3D PDS experience

  • Minimum 10 Years experience

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