Jacobs Piping Designer in Cary, North Carolina

Piping Designer


Jacobs serves the PharmaBio, Chemicals, Refining, Pulp & Paper, Power & Utilities, High Tech and Consumer Products Industries. Our core life sciences network has contributed to becoming the largest provider of engineering and construction services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients and we have established ourselves as the center of excellence for Pulp and Paper facilities. Jacobs provides full-service engineering, procurement, and construction management services for both new and existing facilities, offering environmental and water / wastewater support, energy audits, and hygienic / sanitary assessments. For projects of every scale we provide design, engineering, construction, commissioning, and maintenance services that support a facility's entire life cycle.

Position Summary

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

  • Accomplishes results through experienced employees on team

  • Directs team members based on general policies and management guidance

  • Functions as unit advisor; involved in daily operations only to resolve complex problems and meet schedules

  • Frequent contact with internal and external individuals at all management levels

  • Some selection and application of established and specific procedures may be required

  • May assist supervisor in accomplishing field design work to ascertain current conditions, locate new systems and communicate with client personnel

  • Execute work within approved budgets, develop progress reports, interface with clients and direct he efforts of lesser experienced designers/drafters

  • Site work and periodic travel required




  • 15 - 20 years of relevant Piping Design experience required

  • Smart Plant Experience required

  • Proficient use of AutoCAD software required

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required

  • Valid driver's license required

  • Other design software, such as MATLAB or Solidworks preferred

  • Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 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-North Carolina-Cary

Req ID: LIF0000BG