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Mech/Piping Principal Designer – NANA WorleyParsons

Posted by Antony Thomas at Saturday, November 15, 2014

Piping Designer Career,  Industrial Design Career, Designer Job in WorleyParsons, Mechanical Designer

Job Description

Mech/Piping Principal Designer - North Slope-ANC00292


Job Title:  Mechanical/Piping Principal Designer


Reports To:
  Engineering Supervisor
Summary: Applies engineering principles to design, modify or develop facilities, testing, machines, equipment or processes used in processing or manufacturing products by performing the following duties.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 
Interprets and applies codes, procedures, standards and specifications to accurately and efficiently produce designs which conform to applicable codes and specifications.
Interprets complex vendor data or drawings for conformance with project requirements and initiates resolution of any problems.
Develops material takeoffs and estimates.
Operates AutoCAD systems.  Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform design tasks.
Inspects equipment for conformance with design specifications.  Analyzes product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs that can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing facilities and methods.
Analyzes engineering proposals, process requirements and related technical data pertaining to industrial machinery and equipment design.
Determines feasibility of designing new plant equipment or modifying existing facilities considering costs, available space, time limitations, company planning and other technical and economic factors.
Provides information to those in field construction.  Provides technical advice and training to others.  Provides technical information concerning manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties and process advantages and limitations which affect long range plant and product engineering planning.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Synthesizes complex or diverse information;
Collects and researches data;
Uses intuition and experience to complement data;
Designs workflows and procedures.
Generates creative solutions;
Translates concepts and information into images;
Uses feedback to modify designs;
Applies design principles;
Demonstrates attention to detail.
Problem Solving
Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner;
Gathers and analyzes information skillfully;
Develops alternative solutions;
Works well in group problem solving situations;
Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Technical Skills
Assesses own strengths and weaknesses;
Pursues training and development opportunities;
Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills;
Shares expertise with others.
Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming;
Maintains confidentiality;
Listens to others without interrupting;
Keeps emotions under control;
Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Oral Communication
Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations;
Listens and gets clarification;
Responds well to questions;
Demonstrates group presentation skills;
Participates in meetings.
Team Work
Balances team and individual responsibilities;
Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views;
Gives and welcomes feedback;
Contributes to building a positive team spirit;
Puts success of team above own interests;
Able to build moral and group commitments to goals and objectives;
Supports others’ efforts to succeed;
Recognizes accomplishments of other team members.
Written Communication
Writes clearly and informatively;
Edits work for spelling and grammar;
Varies writing style to meet needs;
Presents numerical data effectively;
Able to read and interpret written information.
Strategic Thinking
Develops strategies to achieve long-term success.
Safety and Security
Observes safety and security procedures.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Associate degree in Engineering Technology from an accredited institution or equivalent years of experience and a minimum of 15 years of Mechanical Piping design experience. Must be proficient in AutoCAD 2012 or later version. Working knowledge in Bentley Piping Software. Knowledge of Well Tie-In and BP's documentation and specification preferred. 
Language Ability:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of managers, client or employees of organization.
Math Ability:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. 
Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written oral, diagram or schedule form.
Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Word word processing software; MS Excel spreadsheet software and AutoCAD 2012 or later version.
Certificates and Licenses:
No certifications required.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities, although senior level Designers may provide work direction to other assigned employees.
Work Environment:
This position is located in the arctic on the North Slope in Alaska; living quarters are a field camp with common living areas, and semi-private sleeping quarters. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and work in high, precarious places while working in the field.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet, although fieldwork is sometimes moderately noisy.
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit.  The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.


: Engineering/Design

Primary Location

: US-AK-North Slope/Prudhoe Bay


: Full-time


: Rotating


: Anchorage

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External

: Ongoing

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