Job Title

Piping Designer (Chemical)

Job Location

Position Summary

SSOE Group is seeking a talented piping designer for our Midland, Michigan office location. The candidate must have leadership skills or the desire to be a lead. They will responsible for solving problems and communicating with other disciplines, not afraid of responsibility, and hold a desire to learn.

A/E experience and chemical plant experience desired. Experience with 3D design a plus. AutoCAD Plant 3D or PlantSpace a double plus.

Prepare piping drawings from field notes and green field design. Should know MicroStation J or AutoCAD 2010 at a minimum, MicroStation V8i preferred. Must be able to work independently and direct small teams. Able to prepare P&IDs as directed by supervising engineer, and prepare / direct preparation of piping layouts, plans, sections, details, pipe supports, and isometrics as required by specific project. Also should be familiar with chemical piping materials. Cost estimating experience a plus.

Will accept experience in lieu of an associate degree; minimum of 6 to 8 years of experience, more required for senior positions.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Resolve issues, coordinate / communicate with multi-disciplinary design team.
  • Lead medium-sized multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Prepare P&IDs as directed by supervising engineer, and prepare / direct preparation of piping layouts, plans, sections, details, and isometrics as required by specific project.
  • Prepare piping drawings from P&IDs and previous designs.
  • Learn new technology and train others.

Minimum Education and Experience

Associate’s Degree / DIRECT / 6-8
OSHA 10/30-hour Construction Certificate preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Desire to lead, take on responsibility and communicate with others.
  • MicroStation J or AutoCAD 2010 at a minimum, MicroStation V8i preferred.
  • Experience with 3D design a plus. PlantSpace and / or AutoCAD Plant 3D a double plus.
  • Desire to learn new skills and train others.
  • Familiar with chemical piping materials.
  • Cost estimating experience a plus.

About SSOE Group

As a Top 10 Engineering / Architecture firm for the past 6 years (BD+C), SSOE focuses on delivering Great Client Service to clients through a full range of project delivery solutions. They have been named a "Great Workplace" (Great Place to Work®) and one of the "Best AEC Firms to Work For" (BD+C).

With more than 20 offices around the world, SSOE is known for making its clients successful by saving them time, trouble, and money. Over the company's 70-year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to semiconductor, automotive, food, chemical, glass, manufacturing, healthcare, power, and general building industries—with projects completed in 40 countries. Visit www.ssoe.com for additional information and career opportunities.

  • SSOE was founded in 1948 and currently has more than 20 locations worldwide.
  • We are a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management.
  • SSOE offers program management services from design through construction, to commissioning and start-up, for seamless project delivery.
  • 9 out of 10 clients surveyed would recommend us to a colleague.
  • 95% of our fee has been returned to our clients in project savings over the last 5 years.
  • 150 of our clients have been with us for over 20 years.

Equal Opportunity and Disability Accessibility Statement

SSOE is an equal opportunity employer and provides fair and equal treatment to all individuals, employees, and applicants for employment, regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, disability, genetic information, military / veteran status, or any other protected group status under federal, state, or local law. SSOE complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and related laws. SSOE does not make employment decisions based upon any protected status under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Applicants with a disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may email their request to hrassist@ssoe.com for assistance. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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