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Senior 3D PDS Piping/Mechanical Designer-WorleyParsons

Posted by Antony Thomas at Sunday, March 25, 2012

Intermediate/Senior 3D PDS Piping/Mechanical Designer

Job Type Full-time

Location of Job CA - AB - Edmonton Edmonton, AB, CA T6E5S2

Job Description:
WorleyParsons strives to be an industry leader in health, safety and environmental performance. Our vision is to achieve zero harm to people and assets, and zero environmental incidents. We select people who share our values, beliefs and commitment to this vision and who demonstrate the expected behaviors, competencies and performance associated with their prospective roles within the company.

WorleyParsons Edmonton is currently seeking an Intermediate 3D PDS Piping/Mechanical Designer for our Edmonton Office.

This position involves design work at an intermediate working level requiring preparation and interpretation of complex topographical piping drawings. It also requires working knowledge of, and interfaces with, other disciplines and their documents.


  • Drafting moderate to complex drawings, using 2D and 3D CADD which involves planning and layouts for major installations.
  • Conducting field visits and preparing as-built drawings and field sketches.
  • Assisting field forces during construction.
  • Assisting in more complicated elements, as part of a project group.
  • Checking the work of, and assisting in the training of, less experienced design personnel.
  • Developing light to intermediate designs, layouts requiring theoretical and practical design knowledge in a specialized field.
  • Creating design in 3D PDS piping and equipment models.
  • Extraction of design from PDS 3D, and the use of MicroStation as a final deliverable format.
  • Drafting intelligent P&ID's and working with 3D models.
  • Initial understanding of project schedules, milestones, progressing and inter-discipline relationships.
  • May exercise work direction over a small number of Junior Designers, involving guidance and instruction on work methods and checking finished work.
  • Exercises judgment and discretion in the selection and organization of work methods and procedures.
  • Makes recommendations for improving drafting and design techniques.
  • Assures that work performed complies with the accuracy level and time constraints required for the project.
  • Works under direct supervision with scope for planning and organization of work methods on assigned projects.
  • Receives assignments in terms of specific objectives and priorities. Work is reviewed for accuracy, completeness and accomplishment of objectives. .
  • May receive supervised / self-training in more advanced discipline work practices / applications.

Job Requirements

  • Technical school graduate with four or more years of piping design experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and piping design experience, preferably within an EPC environment.
  • Mature computer skills and working knowledge of applicable 2D & 3D CAD drafting / modeling programs.
  • Must have PDS design experience.

Reporting and Location:

This position is located in Edmonton, Alberta.
Position reports to the Piping Department Manager.


The annual salary for this position is $80,000 - $185,000, depending on expereince.


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