Process / Piping designer

Midvale, Utah
Nov 02, 2023
Nov 26, 2023
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Process Designers (2 openings)
Contract with the potential this could go direct later
Salt Lake City, Utah or Oakland, CA (Onsite Monday - Friday)
Hourly Rate: $40 - $50 per hour while on contract

Job Description:
Work alongside other designers and engineers to help build new technology for mineral mining/processing at both Pilot Plants & Commercial Scale Plants. This will be cutting edge with materials to support the growing electric vehicle and similar industries. Work with local and remote location engineers to develop process drawings for chemical ion exchange systems and processing technologies for production sites. Apply standard and theoretical practical knowledge to develop Process Flow Diagrams (PFD) and Piping/Process & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) to accept standards. Projects could span from concept design, study phase, basic and engineering phases through to the implementation.

The first few months, this will be setup in what seems to be a startup environment with shared office spaces within co-location facilities. It will have a startup feel to it, and quickly changing priorities as job assignment vary daily. Then will migrate within 6-9 months to more formal offices after the teams have been built up. You must be someone who takes initiative and can stay on task without much distraction. May be some occasional travel to customer sites.

Required Skills:
  • 5+ years Piping Design experience
  • Expertise with AutoCAD (must include 3D)
  • Plant 3D or Cadworx software
  • PFD and P&ID experience
  • Knowledge or experience with designing within the chemical process industries
  • Associates Degree in Engineering field, or technical school plus related experience

Bonus / Soft Skills:
  • Mineral or chemical processing industries
  • Takes initiative
  • Self driven
  • Owns the workload they take on and sees it through
  • Willing to share ideas and listen to others ideas in a small team environment
  • Must be willing to travel very occasionally to client sites as needed. Should be rare, but could happen.