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Piping Designer (CHI 18103) in Oak Brook, IL at Middough Inc.

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Oak Brook, IL
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Position Description:
Middough is in search of a talented Piping Designer with experience in sanitary process piping.  Desired experience includes but not limited to dairy processing, breweries, grain processing, pharmaceutical processing, food processing, and beverage processing.   The Sr. Designer creates and establishes complex designs consistent with good practices, client requirements and conformance to Codes & Standards. Sr. Designers apply standard drafting techniques to generate and interpret drawings in support of assigned projects and provide guidance and leadership to drafters and designers to ensure that all established Company design standards and practices are followed. Responsibilities include CAD design of basic equipment layouts, piping routings that are consistent with codes and standards and client requirements.
Essential Functions: 
  • Generates design and detail drawings including orthographics, plans/sections, and isometrics to support Discipline Leads.
  • Serves as Project Lead and/or Discipline Lead for select single- and select multi-discipline projects by estimating work hours, developing scope of work, making staffing recommendations, checking drawings, completing quality processes, providing monthly Discipline updates, and attending project meetings.
  • Interacts with Clients to convey project design and identify scope changes.
  • Interacts with other departments and suppliers to obtain pertinent information.
  Skills and Qualifications:
  • Proficient in standard drafting techniques
  • Proficient in basic computer functions required to perform CADWorx, 2-D AutoCAD, and 3-D AutoCAD
  • SmartPlant experience is a plus
  • Associate Degree in a technical discipline or equivalent
  • Proficient in field investigations and measurements
  • 8+ years design and drafting experience
  • Must have experience in with sanitary design including but not limited to dairy processing, breweries, grain processing, pharmaceutical processing, food processing or beverage processing.
  • Working knowledge of Codes and Standards
  • Working knowledge of reference documents and guides
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
 Physical Demands:
The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing duties of this job, the employee will:
  • frequently be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs and ladders, balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls;
  • frequently use up-close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus.
In addition:
  • Overtime may be necessary as workload’s dictate. This may include weekdays, weekends and/or holidays.
  • The job may be performed at the Client’s production facility or industrial/construction job site and could last for extended periods of time.
  • In some cases, the site working environment may include outside conditions and exposure to high temperatures.
  • May require extended overnight travel to another client location/facility or the home office.
  • Conditions will vary at each location, but the conditions listed above will generally apply.
  • When working outside Middough’s office, appropriate safety training and safety equipment will be provided by Middough and/or Client, as required.
Middough Inc. does not support sponsorship for any applicant that requires an employment visa (i.e. H-1B) to work lawfully in the US.
Middough Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of diversity and actively recruits minority, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.