PD&P (Plant Design & Piping) - CAD Lead

Requisition ID: 259483 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: Various Permanent Bechtel Office Locations 


Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.

We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.




The CAD Lead role is core of Bechtel's Engineering design and delivery of Project’s completed deliverables. The candidate will be responsible for developing / deploying work-processes and ensuring compliance with 3D CAD related guidelines on Project as per client and or Bechtel requirement. Responsibilities will include verifying Project set-up, coordinating customization as per project requirements, provide user support etc. Person should have knowledge of Engineering work-processes, CAD tools like S3D/ PDS, drawings & reports needed on Project, knowledge of CAD tools like Smart Sketch/ MicroStation/ AutoCAD, understanding of Windows operation systems. The candidate should also have knowledge of review tools like SmartPlant Review / Navisworks etc. 


This role will require him/ her to coordinate with his counterpart in other offices transferring model data as per Project division of responsibility (DOR) between offices. He / She will be responsible for conformity of drawings and reports as per Project or engineering instructions, performing 3D model data quality checks, providing Project leadership team updates on Project CAD issues, trouble-shooting user issues, escalating CAD issues requiring additional help, developing CAD instructions, suggesting work-process improvements, implementing lessons learnt from previous Projects. This role will also be required to perform inter-discipline coordination, managing interferences in 3D model, integrating external 3D model into existing CAD setup, facilitating client model reviews, implementation of AWP (Advanced Work Package) and data exchanges with construction and start-up. 


The candidate should also have EPC project experience and should be able to understand business requirements. 

Understanding of multi discipline engineering work processes will be an added advantage. 



  • Engineering Degree with 12+ Years or diploma with 14+ years of industry experience from a reputed institute
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of various applications towards engineering and construction, related to Piping discipline's design requirements 
  • Knowledge of industry and regulatory standards, design criteria and codes relevant to the discipline 
  • Knowledge of 3D/2D tools especially S3D/ PDS/ AutoCAD/ MicroStation 


  • The above is normally acquired through: 
    • Specialized courses in drafting, design and engineering practices, and CAD, OR 
    • A recognized degree/diploma in an engineering or scientific discipline, AND 
    • Extensive experience in design and drafting 


  • Candidate must be aware of ES&H and Sustainability aspects 


Bechtel’s internal staffing policy includes the minimum time that you need to be in your current position before applying for a new position. Please refer to the applicable policy manual and ensure you meet the minimum requirements. 

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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