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Senior Piping Designer

  • Location: Dublin
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Advanced Facilities
  • Contact: Toby Holmes
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: +441483302133
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 18 November 2021
  • Job Ref: 1038165
NRL are currently recruiting for a Senior Piping Designer to work with a client of ours based in Dublin and Cork. The role will be on a contract basis and a hybrid of both site based and remote working.


Role Responsibilities:
  • Senior piping designers required for large API/Biotech/Fill Finish projects being run out of the Cork and Dublin offices. Site visits will be required as projects dictate.
  • Responsible for the complete piping design of a small area of a project or a section of a larger project. Opportunities available to work as an area lead on larger projects.
  • Develop 3D modelling and supporting of complex process and mechanical piping systems given basic information such as P&ID's, piping specifications, equipment arrangement drawings, etc.
  • Develop equipment layouts in green field and existing facilities.
  • Perform field design work/site surveys to identify current conditions/tie-ins as required.
  • Provide technical direction and supervision to junior/intermediate piping designers in a team environment.
  • Prepare material take-offs for cost estimates and material procurement during concept and basis of design phases.
  • Prepare conceptual designs, feasibility studies and equipment stack ups.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality a must in reviewing, checking and clash checking other designers work.
  • Review/comment on vendor drawings
  • Be proactive in co-ordination with other disciplines.
  • Attend model reviews as required.
  • Reports administratively to the department manager and day to day to the piping lead.

Role Requirements:
  • 3rd level engineering qualification or equivalent trade experience.
  • Strong work ethic with good communications skills required for working on projects with multi office execution.
  • The candidate must have experience with process and mechanical piping systems in Life Sciences and have complete understanding and application of technical principles, theories and concepts in the field.
  • Proficient in Navisworks and Plant 3D/SP3D or similar 3D software essential
  • You must have a current work permit for Ireland.

What’s in it for you:
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Stable contract duration
  • Opportunity to work with an exciting and expanding engineering consultancy