Job Ref: 3610Recruiter: Tom Doyle
Country: IrelandLocation: Tipperary Ireland and South Carolina USA
Job Category: Building Services, Process, Pharma Life Science,Salary Range: €Negotiable

Job Description

Senior Piping Design Engineer  Process Piping

Client: Irish/International Engineering Consultancy & Project management company working on Hi Tech Projects including Pharmaceutical and or Biopharmaceutical and or Semiconductor projects.

Role Locations:  County Tipperary, Ireland (Hybrid)  &  South Carolina, U.S.A.

Suitable Applicants will have (as a minimum):  3rd level relevant Engineering degree plus a minimum of 7+ years experience working a Piping Design Engineer a minimum of 4+ years recent experience working on Pharmaceutical and or Biopharmaceutical and or Semiconductor projects.

Responsible for the piping design engineering works for the Project, taking ownership of design work packs and managing from design phase through to construction phase.

Responsibilities will include implementing project policies, systems & procedures.  Coordinating with the Engineering Manager, studying specifications and procedures for engineering.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake piping systems design, including but not limited to complex piping arrangements, P&ID’s, schematics, 3D models, isometrics, calculations, reports, and specifications.
  • Lead 30%, 60%, 90% & IFC Electrical Design Review & Coordination.
  • Contribute to the sustainable design initiative within the company with close attention to energy management, design for sustainability and implementation of sustainable design technologies.
  • Detailed design coordination with other disciplines.
  • Provide Field Design Verification during the project cycle.
  • Attend Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) and Site Acceptance Tests (SAT).
  • Act as primary technical point of contact for all piping & equipment vendors or consultants.
  • Responding to site RFIs, conducting reviews of specialist suppliers or contractor prepared designs, and lead team meetings to resolve design issues.
  • Ensure best document management practices are applied to all project documentation.
  • Ensuring project compliance with the relevant codes & standards Eg: (ASME, PED, ISO, ANSI, ASTM).
  • Proficient in piping system modelling and analysis software such as Plant 3D, Revit, Navisworks, BIM 360, Caesar, Hexagon or similar.
  • Ensure all piping systems are designed in compliance with all Corporate and Statutory Regulations and Guidelines in relation to EHS and piping regulations.
  • Evaluate and provide input on new design concepts which were not a part of the original scope of work.
  • Accountable for ensuring execution of the project scope is technically aligned and in compliance with Project Operations, Policies, Standards of Business Conduct, and company Project Management System (PMS).
  • Oversee and manages all technical aspects of design and materials procurement, vendor/subcontractor interfaces to meet timely delivery.
  • Responsible to monitor the engineering schedule and related milestones, provides data and recovery plans to address any technical issues or schedule delays.

Technical and Business Skills

  • Excellent written and oral English skills.
  • Strong organizational, planning and coordination skills.
  • Strong technical, prioritization and management skills.
  • Good communication, influencing and interface skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs.
  • Proficient in Engineering Design software programs such as: Plant 3D, Revit, Navisworks, BIM 360, Caesar, Hexagon or similar.
  • Extensive knowledge of piping design standards, specifications, guides, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of pipe stress analysis and ability to work with pipe stress engineers.

For further information or to apply please contact:  Tom Doyle at kppm, P: 086 8205038 | E:

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