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Piping Designer - Mobile, AL

Location:   Mobile, AL

Salary:   based on experience


Are you excited by the opportunity to join a dynamic engineering firm that encourages a variety of experiences and the opportunity for direct client interface with a strong focus on your career development?


Jedson Engineering is a growing EPCM company headquartered in Cincinnati for over 30 years.  They provide full-service engineering, procurement and construction management services to industrial process manufacturers that operate in pulp & paper, chemical, consumer product and food & beverage markets across the nation. Gilman Partners is a retained search firm who is partnering with Jedson on this recruiting opportunity.



The Piping Designer is responsible for the complete piping design of new and/or existing piping and mechanical equipment systems.  



  • Gathers field information, makes studies, performs calculations, and prepares original rough layouts and sketches to present design proposal. 
  • Develops the design and drafting of complex 3D piping models given basic information such as P&ID's, piping specifications, equipment arrangement drawings, etc.  
  • Prepares detailed construction packages from 3D pipe models including isometrics, plans, sections, and material take-offs.  
  • Able to accurately forecast the hours required to complete work activities.
  • Provides technical direction to less experienced piping designers.  
  • Reports administratively to the department lead and functionally as determined by the assigned projects.



  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Proficient use of AutoCAD Plant 3D, CADWorx, NovisWorks, or similar 3D CAD platform; Preferred experience in OSHA 10 or OSHA 30 & TWIC card
  • Must have the ability to generate isometrics, general arrangements, and piping construction packages
  • Must be experienced in industrial environments and comfortable collecting design information in the field.
  • Understanding of industrial safety requirements 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work closely with the client to establish project scope, schedule, performance and cost objectives for engineering projects 
  • Experience in establishing and controlling project budget 
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to coordinate internally with the engineering design group including process, mechanical, piping, electrical, controls, structural, and civil engineers as well as outside consultants 



Chuck Aardema, Executive Recruiter