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Avacend, Inc.

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Houston, TX
  • Responsibilities

    Position: Jr & Sr. Piping Designer

    Location: Houston, TX

    Duration: 12+ months

    Job Description:

    Engineering Production:

    • Applies basic engineering principles and established design practices in developing complex design concepts and deliverables
    • Applies judgment and makes decisions with respect to deliverables and input interpretation
    • Capable of handling difficult technical assignments within an area of expertise and can provide technical guidance to other professionals
    • Performs design calculations, detailed material quantities and estimates, and records
    • May review the deliverables of others
    • May coordinate the presentation, delegate production design, or other electronic applications
    • May monitor production to assure consistency, budget and schedule of the deliverables
    • May program control systems or participate in other plant start-up activities associated with a specialized area of expertise

    Project Coordination:

    • Coordinates with other design group personnel to review and exchange project information necessary for design development; may support field activities
    • Communicates project design requirements, progress and schedules

    Client Focus:

    • Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers and may determine the key clients in some instances
    • Communicate client interests and drivers to project team members and develop approaches to accommodate these concerns

    Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:

    • Assist discipline or department management in developing and communicating appropriate design standards and process improvement activities
    • Identify training and development needs for personnel they supervise and may participate in training efforts Recognized for expertise in one or more areas
    • May be assigned special assignments depending on technical expertise
    • Assignments may involve solving a particular design problem or participating in a design team focused on completing an assigned project task
    • Makes presentations and conducts training classes within a specialized area of expertise

    People Management - (supervision - career development - developing professionals, mentoring):

    • Typically assists with functions including performance management process, recognition, and corrective actions
    • May participate in career planning and learning and development Supervises engineering technicians, including mentoring, instructing, delegation of work and providing feedback

    Resource Management - (staffing):

    • May monitor staffing levels and available skill sets for project(s)
    • May identify resource application needs and process requirements


    • May review timesheets, expense reports, assist with communicating the continual development of new hire recruitment, policy and procedure

    Engineering Standards:

    • Communicate and may set appropriate design and graphic standards Reviews project requirements and accurately determine the correct format and contents of the required deliverables

    Quality / Continuous Improvement:

    • Promotes quality within project/group/section Reviews design inputs in order to ensure consistency
    • Assists to ensure deliverables are in compliance with the specific codes and standards in force for the project
    • May contribute to the continuous improvement of guides and standards
    • May participate in and lead process improvement activities and assignments
    • Responsible for drawing control and historical records, utilizing the appropriate method, as established by the project
    • Demonstrates personal accuracy and drives continual improvement and change management efforts


    • Associate Degree in Drafting or an Engineering Design Related Technology preferred
    • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering Design Related Technology preferred
    • Minimum of 11 years related work experience

    Preferred Non-Technical Skills:

    • Drive for Results
    • Self-Development
    • Listening
    • Informing
    • Dealing with Ambiguity
    • Priority Setting
    • Planning Delegation

    Preferred Technical Skills:

    • Ability to use the appropriate electronic applications and programs required for performing assignments
    • Include but not limited to S3D, CADD, other electronic applications, information modeling and document storage systems
    • Advanced knowledge of engineering standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and Black and Veatch policies and procedures
    • Advanced industry knowledge and technology trends
    • Advanced knowledge of company quality program
    • Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned
    • Advanced knowledge of other disciplines
    • Intermediate knowledge of construction and constructability practices and principles
    • Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides related to assigned engineering discipline
    • Basic knowledge of procurement and contract administration
    • Intermediate knowledge of process, procedures for project controls and estimating
    • Intermediate knowledge of management techniques and company/division HR programs, policies, procedures, and organization structure

    Required Skills Required Experience

  • Qualifications

    Candidates must have graduated from an accredited school of nursing and hold a current unrestricted license to practice in the State of Texas. Current American Heart BLS certification and experience working as a circulator required. BSN preferred.