Jacobs Piping Designer in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Piping Designer


Recognized as a leader in the EPC industry and ranked as the #2 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine, we primarily serve the oil & gas, refining & petrochemical and chemicals industries providing engineering and construction of some of the world's largest refinery and petrochemical complexes. Our services include execution of major revamps and grassroots projects across petroleum refining, gas processing, liquefied natural gas, and associated offsite and environmental facilities worldwide.

Position Summary

This is a mid-level Piping Designer role. The Piping Designer has extensive knowledge in specialized function and a strong understanding of the general and detailed aspects of the job and their practical application to complex problems and situations ordinarily encountered. Develops processes that require innovation and ingenuity. Work performed under minimal supervision. Interacts with internal and external personnel on matters of significant importance.

  • Perform standardized or prescribed assignments involving sequence of related operations.

  • Interact with internal and external personnel on matters of moderate importance.

  • Design components or portions of systems, and modifies existing designs to develop or improve them.

  • Use computer-aided design equipment and/or graphic tools to gather information, make studies, perform calculations, and prepare original rough layouts and sketches to present design proposal.

  • Coordinate design criteria with engineering, tooling, material, and planning group in accordance with contractual specifications.


  • 5 years of piping experience or drafting/design related course work is required BS degree reduces experience required by 1 years

  • Strong computer skills in Excel and Data Entry is required

  • Good communication skills is required

  • Basic understanding of piping layouts and field drawings is required

  • AUTOCAD or MicroStation training/experience is preferred

  • 3D Design capabilities is preferred

  • Previous work experience in a refinery or chemical plant is preferred

  • Previous safety awareness training is preferred

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Louisiana-Baton Rouge

Req ID: ECR0000L5