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Senior Mechanical/Piping Designer

Design Documentation
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The Engineering Design group in our Buffalo, NY office is looking for a Senior Mechanical/Piping Designer to prepare drawings and construction documents for industrial, municipal, energy, and environmental projects. In this role, you will collaborate with fellow designers on projects that include P&IDs, equipment layout, including pumps, tanks, process equipment and all associated piping and ductwork.


Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of preliminary and detailed design engineering drawings (typically extracted from 3D project model), as well as coordinating with project team members
  • Performing project tasks and making technical decisions in coordination with design engineers and Project managers
  • Preparing drawing lists and estimating design effort in support of proposals


For success in this position, you will possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in Drafting/Design, Mechanical Engineering Technology or similar field
  • 15 years or more of relevant industrial and/or municipal drafting/design experience
  • Experience with AutoCAD v. 2016 or higher
  • Working knowledge of laser scan point clouds, Plant 3D,Navisworks and Revit preferred
  • Knowledge of B-31.1/B31.3 and B31.4
  • Knowledge of ANSI and ISO standards
  • Ability to create 3D Models and Orthographic drawings that incorporate Industrial Standards
  • Skills in using project management techniques that include planning, scheduling, documentation and presentation of ideas.
  • Extract and Compile complete BOM, Line List, Valve List and tie-point list.
  • Experience with BIM360 and Projectwise a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work both within a team and independently


Our commitment to you

Fostering gender balance, diversity and acceptance of flexible working is central to the way GHD does business. We offer a professional, friendly and inclusive culture based on our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity.


In addition to a competitive salary, GHD provides attractive career options including professional development via our GHD Business School, additional leave, and family-friendly flexible work arrangements.


Why GHD?

Be a part of a high functioning team, where everything we do is inspired by a level of passion and professional pride that comes from being employee owned. This ownership is what sets us apart and means our people enjoy an unrivalled amount of autonomy in their roles. It helps drive our passion and accountability in how we serve our clients, deliver projects, and pursue new opportunities.


So, do you have what it takes: passion, collaboration, imagination and values that match our own?


About GHD

As one of the world’s leading professional services companies, GHD delivers iconic projects that shape our landscapes, support our communities and set the path of our collective future. To do this, we actively seek and nurture the very best people in their respective fields to join our team of over 10,000 professionals operating in the markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.


In return, we offer remarkable career shaping opportunities to extend your skills and gain global experience.


If you are passionate about pursuing this position, please submit your resume and cover letter via the link above.


As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.


This position does not provide visa sponsorship.



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