EMPLOYER EXTRA: Mechanical/Piping Designer

Extra Extra: U.S. Oil & Refining Co.

Located in Tacoma, WA, U.S. Oil & Refining Co. has supplied petroleum products for over 50 years. The company is seeking a Mechanical/Piping Designer to join their team of 16 other engineers/designers in the projects/engineering department.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design refinery systems, large and small, to meet industry and safety standards.
  • Work closely with engineers to develop 2D/3D piping & mechanical designs associated with refinery improvements.
  • Prepare and issue construction packages; including bill of materials, plans and sections, isometrics, pipe support details, and P&ID drawings.
  • Provide field supervision and support for maintenance and construction projects.
  • Conduct equipment and piping inspections during construction and maintenance to ensure mechanical integrity.

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Associate degree, technical trade school certification, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3+ years of piping & equipment layout design at industrial facilities; relevant work experience considered.
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects under tight time constraints.
  • Working knowledge of pipe, pipe fittings, valves, piping support, piping material specifications, pipe stress analysis and equipment installation.
  • Field work experience in a heavy industrial environment.
  • Working knowledge in obtaining detailed field dimensions for fabrication and arrangement drawings.
  • Working knowledge of requirements for incorporating safety, maintainability, and operation into designs.
  • Good oral and written communication skills with an aptitude for mathematics.
  • Needs to be a creative thinker with attention to detail and have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong working knowledge with Windows & various Microsoft Office products.
  • Proficiency in using AutoCAD, release 2016 or newer.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD Plant 3D and Navisworks; working with point clouds a plus.


$65,000.00 per year + depending on experience.

Apply here

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