PDP - Piping SP3D Designer (Contractual)

Requisition ID: 273143 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Various Bechtel Project Locations 


Company Overview:

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.

Bechtel India is a global operation that supports execution of projects and services around the world. Working seamlessly with business line home offices, project sites, customer organizations and suppliers, our teams have delivered more than 125 projects since our inception in 1994.

Our offices in Gurgaon, Vadodara and Chennai will grow significantly and sustainably with exciting career opportunities for both professionals and young graduates who are passionate about creating a cleaner, greener, and safer world; building transformational infrastructure; making decarbonization a reality; and protecting people and the environment.


This position is for Bechtel Gurgaon, Vadodara, Chennai & Okhla office on Contractual / Agency role.


Extraordinary Teams building inspiring projects:


Bechtel is a believed engineering, construction and project management partner to industry and government. Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customer’s objectives to create a lasting positive impact.


Function Overview:


Plant Design and Piping (PD&P) – Bechel India as part of the engineering function is supporting projects across multiple business lines for Energy, Power, Mining and M&T. PD&P has capabilities within our team to help projects from FEED phase to Detail Engineering phase including construction/site help. PD&P can help projects with Layout Design, Stress & Flexibility Analysis, Pipe Help Design, Materials & Automation capabilities. PD&P helps provide core competencies for Bechtel projects – Plot Plans, Piping Layout, Piping Specifications, Stress Analysis, 3D CADD Modelling & Materials Management.


Job Summary and Major Responsibilities:


Directly performs work of designers and drafters. This work includes the preparation of layouts, study drawings, detailed construction drawings using 2D CAD software like SmartSketch, AutoCAD and MicroStation.

Delivers work in compliance with approved design standards, design criteria and procedures to provide quality design, reliable/safe plant operation and construction economy.

Coordinates as required, to resolve problems and interpret drawings and documents.

Identifies engineering scope changes, as required, for project management.

Provides input for work progress, as required, for project and discipline use.

Supports the creation of a work environment that fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.

Participates in one or more of the following: a) Equipment layout design and development b) System layout design, including concept sketches and detailed layouts c) Reviewing and checking designs, drawings and data by other or by suppliers d) Preparation or review of engineering studies and reports e) Preparation or review of material quantity estimates f) Fully experienced in use of 3D modelling software (SP3D, E3D, PDS etc).

Reviews design documents of equipment manufacturers or subcontractors of a moderate degree of complexity and prepares comments and recommendations. Assists in preparation of forecasts, quantity take-offs and change orders.

Understands roles played by other disciplines on the project. Contacts counterpart in other disciplines, supplier/client representatives and project field personnel when directed, to either gather or give information.


Education and Experience Requirements:


  • A recognized Diploma in Mechanical engineering or scientific discipline, OR
  • Specialized courses in drafting, design and engineering practices, and CAD, AND
  •  Extensive 5 to 12 years of experience in design and drafting as a Piping Layout Designer.



Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


Knowledge of the application of engineering and construction materials related to the piping design responsibilities.

Knowledge of industry and regulatory standards, design criteria and relevant codes relevant.

Knowledge of discipline Design Guides, mathematical formulae, and design calculations.

Experience of 3D/2D drafting tools.


Knowledge & experience of SP3D modelling is mandatory for this position.


Experience of other 3D modelling tools like E3D, PDS, REVIT/ BIM, CADWORX, AUTOPLANT 3D will be an added advantage.

Technical knowledge of engineering systems, engineering calculations, applications of engineering methods and construction methods and materials, and application of computer aided design (CAD) tools to engineering design. Experience of working on LNG / Regasification projects will be an additional advantage.

Basic skills in oral and written communication.

Competency: Communication, Development, Engagement, Safety, Self-Discipline, Teamwork, Values.


Diverse teams are the foundation to building the extraordinary


At Bechel, each day is an opportunity to bring the extraordinary to life by building a culture of inclusion and belonging. As a global company with global customers, helping to solve complex challenges, Bechtel has long been home to colleagues from a multitude of nationalities, cultures, ethnicities, and life experiences. It is these colleagues who embody a culture of innovation and creative problem solving, a better understanding of local customers and communities, and work together as “One Team” that ensures every valued member of our organization receives a rich and rewarding career.


Please Note: If you have shared your candidature with us in the last 6 months, please do not apply again

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 five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. 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.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.