Jacobs Sr. Piping Designer - Lead in Vancouver, British Columbia

Sr. Piping Designer - Lead


Chemetics Inc (a Jacobs Company) is a diversified technology company that provides design and engineering solutions to the chloralkali, sodium chlorate, chlorine dioxide, and sulphuric acid industries worldwide, as well as engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) services to the non-ferrous metals and iron & steel industries. It is a Company with diverse cultures, talents, and highly skilled professionals. Located in Vancouver, we offer an exciting environment, interesting and challenging work, attractive compensation, and flexible work arrangements

Position Summary

Accountable for design of Chemical and Acid plants.

Act as Area Lead Piping Designer reporting to Project Piping Senior Group Lead on large projects and as Lead Piping Designer on small projects.

  • Develop process plant layouts

  • Perform piping studies to determine the most economical routing

  • Route and support piping (materials beyond CS&SS) and large diameter process gas ducting using 3D software

  • Model equipment and structural steel (designed by others) using 3D software

  • Review and/or check vendor documents for compliance with design documents

  • Provide on-site support to clients on international sites during construction and plant check-out

  • Monitor and report progress of design work


  • Minimum 15 years of industrial piping/mechanical design experience. Experience with Chemical and / or Acid Plant technology preferred

  • Technical Diploma in Mechanical/Piping Design and Drafting Technology or equivalent

  • AutoCAD, 3D (Aveva, SmartPlant or other) and MS Office (Word and Excel)

  • Detailed piping design experience

  • Large diameter process gas ducting design experience preferred

  • Knowledge of fabrication processes for custom designed process equipment

  • Attention to technical details

  • On the job learner

  • Mechanical aptitude

  • Highly contributing team player

  • Organizational skills


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.

Primary Location Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver

Req ID: ECR0000OI