Piping Designer (Design Group)

Barry Wehmiller Design Group
March 19, 2021
San Francisco, CA
Job Type


About Us:

Design Group operates from more than 45 offices in the United States and India, providing engineering, consulting and technical services for the world’s leading companies in the food and beverage, life sciences, advanced technology, industrial and other market sectors. Our nearly 1,500 technical and engineering experts have direct industry experience in industrial automation, control system integration, facility and process engineering, architecture, construction management, regulatory compliance, enterprise technology and other consulting services.

Barry-Wehmiller is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology for the packaging, corrugating, sheeting and paper-converting industries. By blending people-centric leadership with disciplined operational strategies and purpose-driven growth, Barry-Wehmiller has become a $3 billion organization with nearly 12,000 team members united by a common belief: to use the power of business to build a better world.

Job Description:

Seeking for an intermediate level position with a 2-5 years of experience for Mechanical Piping Designer who is highly motivated to join our SFO team in San Ramon, CA. The Piping Designer will be responsible for the preparation of engineering drawings for the Refining, Utilities, Gas Transmission, and  Petrochemical industries by utilizing MicroStation, AutoCAD, and CADWorx. In close cooperation with the engineering department team, the Piping Designer will produce detailed drawings, including as-builts, schematics, flow diagrams, P&ID's and piping drawings with the highest level of details, quality, cost effectiveness, and focus on safety. The candidate must have excellent communication skills with the ability to work with other design disciplines and across Design Group offices. 

Job Requirements:  

  • Work closely with senior piping designer and multi-discipline engineers to assist team with detail design/drafting portion of the projects utilizing MicroStation/AutoCAD/CADWorx. 

  • Assist in developing detailed engineering drawings that meet company and client standards.   

  • Assist senior piping designer and engineers with field conditional assessments and data gathering. 

  • Interfaces with on-site and remote cross-functional project teams. 

  • Review vendor document submittals. 

  • Assist with developing cost and schedule estimates for project proposals. 

Skills & Qualifications:  

  • 2-5 years of experience in the Oil & Gas, Utilities, Petrochemical and related Industries is preferred. 

  • Ability to assist senior designer with developing rough design sketches, design standards, detailed piping design from P&IDs and Equipment GA drawings with a high level of accuracy and efficiency utilizing MicroStation/AutoCAD/CADWorx for 3D modeling. 

  • Bentley MicroStation knowledge is highly desired. 

  • Make drawing and 3D model changes, corrections and modifications as directed by senior designers. 

  • Assist senior designers in pipe design work at the project site, such as preparing hand drawn sketches, field walk-downs, taking field measurements, and assisting with assessments for as-built/as-found packages.  

  • Perform routine tasks under close supervision using well-defined standards and procedures. 

  • Some selection and application of established and specific procedures may be required. 

  • Ability to assist with design components or portions of systems and modify existing designs to develop or improve them. 

  • Ability to support documents: creating project drawing lists, drawings check out’s/ check-in’s, and coordination with document control.  

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. 

  • Good organizational skills and time management skills are necessary. 

  • Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. 

  • Must be highly motivated, self-starter individual with the ability to identify problems and work creatively to support engineering team. 

  • Qualified applicants will have a strong attention to detail, multi-tasking and prioritizing needed work. 

  • Must demonstrate professionalism necessary to be in a client facing role. 

  • Must currently hold or be willing and eligible to obtain a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).   


  • Technical degree or certificate of completion from an accredited designer/drafter curriculum. 

  • Continued learning courses and/or software certifications are preferred. 


  • Travel may be required to commute to our clients’ sites, interact with other Design Group offices, and other intermittent business needs. The combined travel required to support this role is estimated to be 15 to 30%. 

At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job.  If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying.  We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work—therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions.  Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process. ​

Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.

Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.


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