Mechanical Designer - Hopewell, Virginia United States - 26229

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Job #: 26229
Title: Mechanical Designer
Job Location: Hopewell, Virginia - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $65,000.00 - $85,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


  • Great career growth opportunities with growing company
  • Have a hand in "creating" who the company is going to be in the next 5+ years - Creating the "how to do" policies
  • Great work/life balance & company culture
  • Also, a Sr. Mechanical Designer role for 8+ years of experience


Under direct supervision, perform a variety of mechanical design for project executions. Support procurement, construction, and commissioning phases of projects with activities including assisting with preparation of labor/material estimates and design packages. Work typically performed in office and field.


Key Responsibilities/Accountability:

  • Create and review equipment drawings, layouts
  • Create and review 3D model design for equipment and piping installation drawings such as but not limited to pumps, compressors, tanks, blowers, fans, etc.
  • Understand piping specifications; materials of construction, pipe hangers supports, expansion loops, spring cans diagrams, interlock and control logic diagrams.
  • Review and integrate vendor schematic and drawings into site based designs.
  • Perform system walk downs for projects and as builds.
  • Reform redlines of current plant drawings.
  • Systems walk downs to identify deficiencies and ensure compliance to design and customer requirements.
  • Verification to applicable engineering codes and standards as well as company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure construction practices as required are in compliance with operations/execution with federal, state, local and plant codes/policies.
  • Assume responsibility for cost, schedule, and quantity and budget control.
  • Review process package and prepare equipment/material specifications sheets to order items. Review with vendor to confirm capability and delivery to meet project objectives.
  • Must be able analyze field data in operating facilities.
  • The individual must personally set a good example with all rules and regulations to achieve 100% universal compliance with HS&E (Health, Safety & Environmental) Procedures/Regulations.
  • Participate in safety audits or surveillances.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of P&IDs and PFD’s
  • Strong understanding of Bill of Material (BOM) / Material to Order (MTO) needs to incorporate types and quantities of detailed MTO/BOM
  • Knowledgeable of current ASME, ANSI, API standards, including application to installation
  • 10 plus years of AutoCAD or equivalent Certification of its use
  • Proficient in 3D modeling
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word/Excel)
  • High School Diploma
  • Strong understanding of Industrial facilities
  • Strong awareness of Safety programs and PPE requirements while performing field research
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills with personnel of all levels (Craft through Executive)
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in an industrial manufacturing facility (chemical, pulp/paper, refinery, etc.)
  • Travel 10%


Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3D Computer Aided Drafting and Design experience required
  • Associates Degree in Mechanical Technology or Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 years actual field installation of Mechanical equipment, piping, equipment layouts