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AECOM Piping Designer in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AECOM has a position available for a Piping Designer to support our growing Energy Business Line. AECOM offers the freedom and flexibility to work remotely and/or be located at a variety of Energy offices located in multiple locations across the United States.

Our team provides a wide range of mechanical engineering services across markets sectors including oil and gas – upstream, midstream and downstream refining, industrial processes (chemical, petrochemical, food and beverage), mining/bulk material handling and future and renewable fuels (such as hydrogen, renewable natural gas, biogas, carbon capture). We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to with a process piping background and project leadership experience to promote our skills to new clients and maintain our existing client base.

The successful candidate will have an understanding and experience in mechanical and piping design and technology principles. She/he will be expected to work successfully within a team environment and be able to communicate effectively with other project team members and customers. He/she will have a high level of initiative, motivation, and displays drive, energy and enthusiasm for getting things done with an excellent attention to detail.

The responsibilities of this role also include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Ability to take general direction and simple sketches from engineers to then develop design criteria and progress through all stages of design – feasibility through construction support.

  • Day to day design and preparation of mechanical and piping deliverables to achieve efficient facility design considering constructability, safety and cost

  • Equipment general arrangements, P&ID’s, isometrics, asset and tie-in lists, orthographic, etc.

  • Prepare bills of materials and quantity take offs

  • Employ a variety of data sources to build project model environment including but not limited to laser scan, vendor files, existing base surfaces from LiDAR, survey points and contours.

  • Detailed understanding of coordinate systems and the ability to transform data from one system to another.

  • Data management of survey and client data through the project life cycle.

  • Meeting with clients for project kickoff, ongoing design review, and project close out.

  • Works under limited supervision.

  • Performs both routine and non-routine, complex design assignments that require judgment in resolving issues or making recommendations.

  • Maintain open communication with project team (including remote staff) regarding workload planning, task estimating and budgeting

  • Creating, updating, and implementing group specific standards

  • Contributes to a complete and integrated set of digital project content which includes but not limited to identification of discipline and vendor interfaces, clashes, etc. by working co-operatively with team members to resolve issues

  • Assist with preparation of project specification and contract documents

  • Ability to check and verify work prepared by peer/group

  • Applies strong knowledge of industry standards, guides, specifications, and procedures specific to working in with US mechanical and industrial infrastructure

  • Ensure that the technical and safety standards are maintained in all aspects of design work


AECOM’s Energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to energy engineering, energy procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. Our understanding of the big picture – and the interconnection between generation, distribution, storage, and the demand side of the meter – allows us to deliver holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. We connect knowledge and experience across our global framework to bring together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers who advance cleaner, secure, and more sustainable energy solutions


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS + 4 years of relevant industrial experience or AA/AS + 6 years of relevant industrial experience

  • High level design and CAD skills and technical competency in the field of mechanical and/or piping engineering

  • Physical design experience for industrial facilities

  • Proficient in AutoCAD Plant 3D

  • Able to participate in field walks and create field sketches, take dimensions, climb ladders, etc. as necessary

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Adaptability and fervent curiosity in learning new software and applications

  • Experience utilizing and integrating data sets into 3D model (e.g. laser scans, LiDAR, etc.)

  • Experience in CadWorx, Revit, Solidworkx, ReCap

  • Experience with Plant 3D project setup and specification generation

  • Experience working in collaborative model environments (e.g. Navisworks)

  • Experience in the management of Common Data Environments including ProjectWise, BIM 360

  • Experience with field walk downs

  • Working knowledge of piping specifications and pipe stress analysis

  • 2+ yrs experience as project technical piping lead

  • Strong experience leveraging laser scan or other data sets to inform design development

  • Knowledge of typical stakeholders and be able to anticipate data requests and expectations

  • Understanding of vendor documentation and it’s use as a reference for assigned tasks

  • Demonstrated experience in participating complex, multi-discipline programs/projects and CAD teams

  • Comprehensive knowledge of industry (including safety) standards

Additional Information

  • Relocation is no available for this role

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10064667

Business Line: Energy

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology

Work Location Model: Hybrid