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Piping & Mechanical CAD Designer

Location: Wisconsin Salary: US$90000.00 - US$100000 per annum + + Benefits
Sector: Power & Utilities Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Adrienne Kettlewell

Piping & Mechanical CAD Designer

  • Location: Wisconsin/ Boston HQ
  • REMOTE (With occasional site visits, fully expensed)
  • Start: ASAP
  • Salary: $90,000 - $100,000 GROSS
    • Company befits include FREE full healthcare (Medical, Dental, Vision. Annual bonus. More benefits given on application.
  • Provide design, draft support, and direction, within and outside the Engineering function to ensure the production of consistently high-quality 3D modelling and 2D orthographic drawings within the required timescales dictated by the demands of the business. Support the Mechanical & Electrical Engineers in the function and operation of the Design section.


  • A minimum of 7 years' experience in designing and detailing piping installations within industries.
  • Experience and understanding of similar products, processes, and applications.
  • Associates Degree of Applied Science in Computer-Aided Design Technology, similar, or extensive industry experience.
  • Fully conversant with AutoCAD Plant 3D (2009+), AutoCAD P&ID, Autodesk Navis Review 2010,
  • Good IT skills -Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word etc.).
  • Knowledge of 3D solid modelling


  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Certification through American Design Drafting Association


  • Create the foundation of a design from a 'blank sheet' to create the initial design concept and layout.
  • Assist Sales and Proposals with the initial design prior to tender.
  • Work with Mechanical & Electrical Engineers to develop generic design concepts and interface with CAD design tools to verify correct design detail.
  • Produce 3D modelled parts using AutoCAD of all entities necessary to fully populate the design in 3D.

Develop the general arrangements included in a tender into a full suite of design deliverables including but not limited to: -

  • Process & Instrumentation Diagrams
  • General layouts of the proposed installation (plan, elevation and isometric).
  • Detailed fabrication drawings of pipe supports and equipment skids etc.
  • Equipment lists for Engineers to populate.

Liaise with

  • Relevant company personnel, within the Engineering and other functions, on all aspects of the Projects developing design.
  • Sub-contractors to resolve design and/or implementation issues as they arise.
  • Site Engineers during the installation phase of the project to support and resolve issues as necessary.

Attend site to undertake:

  • Site surveys to fully capture all project related data.
  • 'As-Built' installation survey necessary to amend construction issued deliverables.
  • Maintain Autocad functionality, fault finding and setting up of computer systems drafting function.
  • Develop and maintain library of generic design of components to reduce repetition and design time.
  • Assist and guide less experienced and Apprentice Designers, providing training and support as necessary.
  • Assist in maintaining training and development for the Design section.
  • Assist in meeting section key performance indicators as required by the business.
  • Ensure that there is full adherence to Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality management policies, CDM and procedures in all work undertaken.

Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills

  • AutoCad plant 3D, AutoCad PID, AutoDesk Navis
  • Good IT skills- (Microsoft Office, Word, Excel etc)
  • Knowledge of 3d solid modelling

Coaching skills

  • Personal attributes/skills

This requires the job holder to demonstrate that they are:

  • A role model for reliability, integrity, and professionalism.
  • Committed to building positive team relationships and attitudes.
  • Strongly customer focused
  • Flexible and willing to do whatever is required to get the job done.
  • Well, organised in managing own and team workload.
  • Committed to quality and continuous improvement.
  • Willing to be fully accountable for their own and team's performance and actions.
  • Willing to challenge when behaviours that do not support the Clarke Energy Way.
  • Actively focused on self-improvement.

In addition, it is particularly important to the success of this role that the job holder can demonstrate the following:

  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise effectively.
  • Ability to motivate others.
  • Commitment to supporting the training and development of team members.
  • Good attention to detail
  • Willingness to be flexible and adaptable- responds well to changing priorities and targets.
  • Good relationship building and communication skills.
  • Balanced decision making.
  • Effectiveness under pressure.
  • Resilience and tenacity - stay focused and positive despite difficulties.

This job description is a non-exhaustive summary of the main responsibilities within your role. In addition, you may be expected to undertake additional duties to properly execute your role, or to support other functions when requested to do so.

Your job description is subject to variation from time to time, to meet the changing requirements of the business and your function.

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