PDP - Piping SP3D Senior Designer (Contractual)

Requisition ID: 273144 

  • 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 support projects from FEED phase to Detail Engineering phase including construction/site support. PD&P can support projects with Layout Design, Stress & Flexibility Analysis, Pipe Support 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 the work of designers and drafters of a design group for a business line technology. This work includes the preparation of layouts, study drawings, detailed 3-D Design models and 2-D construction drawings.
  • Evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering methods, techniques, procedures, and criteria, using independent judgment in making adaptations and modifications. Requires a basic knowledge of design and drafting techniques, engineering drawings, graphic arts, 2D and 3D CAD, reading of drawings and reproduction methods.
  • Prepares design and drafting procedures to standardize design effort.
  • Coordinates or makes jobsite visits, as required, to resolve problems and interpret drawings and documents.
  • Reviews or defines engineering scope changes, as required, for project management.
  • Endorses or prepares reports of 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:
    • Equipment layout design and development
    • System layout design, including concept sketches and detailed layouts
    • Reviewing and checking designs, drawings, and data by other engineers or by suppliers
    • Preparation/ review of engineering studies and reports
    • Preparation/ review of material quantity estimates
    • Uses engineering computer aided design/computer aided engineering (SP3D, E3D, PDS etc) tools.
  • 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

Required Education and Experience:

  • A recognized Diploma in Mechanical engineering or scientific discipline, OR
  • Specialized courses in drafting, design and engineering practices, and CAD, AND
  • Minimum 13 to 20 years of experience in design and drafting.


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.
  • Knowledge of discipline Design Guides, mathematical formulae, and design calculations.
  • Knowledge of 3D/2D drafting tools.


Working experience on 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 tools to engineering design. Experience of working on LNG / Regasification projects will be an additional advantage.


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.