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Burns & McDonnell Senior Piping Designer - Pipelines (Denver) in Denver, Colorado


Job Description Summary A Senior Piping Designer will support/ lead various phases of planning, site evaluations, analytical designs, design documents for proposals, report preparation, specifications, Project setup, preparation of construction documentation and piping plans as part of a project team. In addition to training junior designers.This position will lead various projects with a diverse portfolio of project types and clients. As a Piping Designer, you will ensure conformance with applicable codes and standards as well as company policies and procedures. You will develop work processes, procedures and standards and perform training. You must have strong working knowledge of discipline design requirements, layout ability and 3D CAD, CADWorx and Plant 3D methods as well as 2D AutoCad and Navisworks. Capacity to interface with clients, project managers and engineers, other discipline designers and project controls on large and small, single or multi-disciplined projects.

  • Lead a variety of assignments using prescribed methods and standard techniques including drawing sequence and presentation, incorporating various system components, and refining rough sketches. Follow all company, client and project design and drafting standards.

  • Prepare CAD Procedures at the beginning of each project.

  • Development and delivery of modeled solutions using the 3D integrated system application aligned to Process Piping discipline.

  • Improving processes and creating initiatives to improve the quality of projects.

  • Preparation of drawings, lists and other deliverables.

  • Setup Isometric drawings in 3D CAD platforms.

  • Ability to create fabrication drawings that would be used by Contractors.

  • Assigning work to other designers.

  • Training other designers.

  • Occasional Field walk-down.

  • Quality review PFDs and P&IDs from verbal or written description from the design engineer. CAD PFDs & P&IDs using project directed design software.

  • Preliminarily assign Process line numbers following design specifications.

  • Quality Review Plan drawings, Isometric drawings, Plot plan, etc.

  • Participate in Site layout discussions.

  • Quality review basic formulas, principles and practices, and use acquired knowledge of fundamental concepts and practices pertaining to the piping discipline.

  • Lead drawing, planning, development and production work including problem analysis, design layout and calculations on non-routine assignments of substantial variety and complexity.

  • Evaluate designs or sketches and redlines or mark-ups on ongoing projects for quality assurance.

  • Approve reports, drawings, and tests to plan and lead design projects to meet deliverables.

  • Approve design codes and specifications related to design requirements.

  • Lead production of design drawings within scope, budget and schedule. Perform project tasks and assignments within budgeted hours and deadlines.

  • Compute calculations for layouts, equipment, wiring diagrams, and schematics under the direction of the engineer.

  • Incorporate schedules, budgets and project criteria into piping design and layouts for project financial goals.

  • Responsible for the quality review of all revisions of project drawings, plot files and project-related information in a logical and well-structured manner.

  • Train, mentor, and develop less experienced drafting, detailing and design staff members.

  • Participate in marketing and client development meetings.

  • Responsible for the piping design QA/QC process.

  • Create/ Modify CADWorx and Plant 3D Specifications

  • Create ISO, plan and other drawings Templates


  • Bachelor's degree in drafting technology or related field and between 12 and 13 years related experience or associate's degree and fourteen years related experience or fifteen years progressive detailing and design experience.

  • Expert understanding of design software such as: AutoCAD (min. 2019) and Excel to develop the design deliverables. Ability to learn and effectively utilize new design software programs.

  • Excellent knowledge of CADWorx (2019 min.) program and other 3D modeling platforms.

  • Understanding of CADWorx Specification editing and Plant 3D Spec. Editor.

  • Knowledge of Plant 3D (2019 min.) program.

  • Expert ability to utilize 2D and 3D applications to prepare engineering drawings.

  • Expert knowledge in design, calculations and design systems

  • Expert knowledge in the theory and practices of assigned discipline; competent in the fundamental concepts of other disciplines as they relate to the assigned discipline; and capable of operating related discipline design software necessary to execute production tasks.

  • Work collaboratively with others including, but not limited to clients, Project Managers, Engineers and Designers in a multi-discipline project team environment to resolve design or drawing issues as appropriate and to accomplish objectives.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

  • Good experience in oil and gas projects such as pump and compressor stations

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, and attention to detail.

Compensation Range


The expected compensation range for this position is displayed in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. The final agreed upon compensation is based on a number of factors, including but not limited to: individual education, qualifications, prior work experience and work location. The total annual compensation package will consist of a base salary and eligibility to participate in our discretionary year-end incentive bonus program.


Our extensive benefits package takes care of you so that you can focus on doing great work. From insurance and disability to time off and wellness programs, we provide the tools to meet your needs. As part of being 100% employee-owned, eligible employees participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) in addition to our 401(k) retirement program. For more information, please visit the Benefits & Wellness page.


Job Computer Aided Drafting & Design

Primary Location US-CO-Denver

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 213565