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Senior Tanks Designer

Requisition ID:  254075

Requisition Posting End Date: 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Produce engineering deliverables including drawings, material take offs, checklists, deliverables lists, etc. for the execution of storage tank, sphere, and low temperature and cryogenic tank(LT&C) projects.
  • Work closely with RE/Lead Engineer in the production of detailed drawings from design sketches.
  • Utilize 2D and/or 3D CAD to generate fabrication and installation drawings
  • Generate and check engineering deliverables
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of Tank Business Line detailing standards and practices
  • Review and interpret project specifications and incorporate in deliverables
  • Work as part of a team and communicate work status to the team on a regular basis
  • Provide guidance to less experienced designers on the detailing team



  • Should have a minimum of ten (10) years of detailing experience with flat bottom tanks, spheres, and Low Temperature and Cryogenic Storage tank projects
  • Alternatively, fifteen (15) years of experience in the production of drawings for pressure vessels or other plate structures may be considered.
  • Should have a minimum of ten (10) years of experience producing shop fabrication and field erection drawings for storage tanks.
  • Must be able to prepare a complete drawing package with little guidance.
  • Must understand and be able to apply relevant industry standards based on previous experience with API 650/620, ASME Section VIII, ASTM and AWS.
  • High proficiency in use of 2D detailing tools MicroStation and/or AutoCAD
  • Use of 3D modelling tools TEKLA, SolidWorks and SmartPlant 3D would be an advantage.
  • Familiar with Excel, Word and other Microsoft Office tools

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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