Intermediate Piping Designer

October 16 2021
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Architecture, Design, CAD/DAO, Design, Drafting, Oil & Gas, Piping, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Vancouver, BC

Working for BBA means being part of a team of talented people who have the passion to succeed and the drive to excel in order to provide first-class service to clients.

Recognized for its extensive field experience and cutting-edge expertise, BBA has been delivering a comprehensive range of consulting engineering services for 40 years, from studies and design to commissioning and operational support. Our firm is supported by a network of offices across Canada to carry out mandates at the local, national and international levels.

BBA provides a stimulating and friendly working atmosphere. We focus on building teams with complementary talents and provide employees with a work environment conducive to developing their skills.

BBA is a Canada's Best Employer recipient from Kincentric and is part of the prestigious Platinum Club of the Best Managed Companies, which unites companies that have held onto their title for over six consecutive years. For BBA, making the list speaks to the rigour of our practices and our unique approach to employee and client relations.

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Type of position: Regular

Job Description

Your role as piping designer will be to:

  • Design piping layouts, 3D modelling (CADWorx and Smartplant 3D) and generate isometric drawings, GA’s, piping plans and details or other deliverables as part of piping mandates for the industry. You will also use 3D scanning technology and the point clouds that are generated.
  • Provide quality services and maintain positive relationships with internal clients by contributing to various projects related to piping design for projects in the mining, oil, chemicals and biofuels or energy sectors.
  • Help coordinate and develop deadlines, estimates, budgets and project monitoring.
  • Plan, organize and control project-specific criteria or standards (Pipe supports, specifications and design criteria).
  • Understanding of pipe stress and work with stress engineers on piping design.
  • Update PFD’s and P&ID master documents.
  • Determine costs and quantities in accordance with client needs.
  • On assignment to the field, supports construction in drawing and specification interpretations, design modifications, scheduling, and system checkout and testing.
  • Work along side and communicate with civil, structural, mechanical and electrical disciplines.
  • Perform cross discipline checking of drawings and 3D models.
  • Communicate with vendors and vendor data efficiently in designs. Understanding of Mechanical equipment and perform vendor review checks
  • Participate in 3D model reviews.
  • Actively participate in seeking innovative solutions.
  • Perform other technical functions to help deliver projects.

Work schedul : 37.5h


  • Adaptable
  • Ability to maintain positive peer relationships
  • Ability to learn on the fly
  • Results-oriented
  • Aptitude for self-development
  • Independent
  • Team Player


  • Diploma of college studies in mechanical engineering or another relevant program
  • 3-6 years of relevant experience
  • Strong knowledge of AutoCAD, Smartplant 3D, CADWorx Plant and Navisworks. (Solidworx, Revit or Inventor an asset)
  • Excellent command of AutoCAD.
  • Experience in piping design in the following sectors: mining, hydropower, clean energy, oil and gas, pulp and paper would be considered an asset.
  • Have strong communications and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent knowledge of current software, such as MS Office suite, databases and interfaces
  • Asset: Bilingual (English and French)

BBA is committed to promoting diversity and employment equity. We thank you for your interest in our firm. Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted.

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