Mechanical Designer

Location: Hopewell, VA, United States
Date Posted: 02-18-2018
Company: Client of The Griffin Groupe Executive Search
Location: Hopewell, VA
Job Type: Full Time
Industry: Chemical Manufacturing
Rate: Market

Mechanical Designer
The Griffin Groupe is searching for a Mechanical Designer for a premier client in the chemical manufacturing industry. Our client is a leading manufacturer of performance materials as well as other products used in the electronics, aerospace, apparel, agriculture, food and industrial packaging industries. A career at Our client means opportunity and possibility for people who seek variety, responsibility and hands-on experience in a friendly, dynamic workplace.
Under direct supervision, perform a variety of mechanical design for project executions. Support procurement, construction, and commissioning phases of projects with activities including assisting with preparation of labor/material estimates and design packages. Work typically performed in office and field.
  • The individual must personally set a good example with all rules and regulations to achieve 100% universal compliance with HS&E (Health, Safety & Environmental) Procedures/Regulations.
  • Participate in safety audits or surveillances.
  • Strong understanding of P&IDs and PFD’s.
  • Create and review equipment drawings, layouts
  • Create and review basic designs for equipment and piping installation drawings such as but not limited to pumps, compressors, tanks, blowers, fans, etc.
  • Ability to understand piping specifications; materials of construction, pipe hangers supports, expansion loops, spring cans diagrams, interlock and control logic diagrams.
  • Review and integrate vendor schematic and drawings into site based designs.
  • Perform system walk downs for projects and as builds.
  • Reform redlines of current plant drawings.
  • Systems walk downs to identify deficiencies and ensure compliance to design and customer requirements.
  • Verification to applicable engineering codes and standards as well as company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure construction practices as required are in compliance with operations/execution with federal, state, local and plant codes/policies.
  • Review process package and prepare equipment/material specifications sheets to order items.  Review with vendor to confirm capability and delivery to meet project objectives.
  • Must be able analyze field data in operating facilities.
  • Basic understanding of Bill of Material (BOM) / Material to Order (MTO) needs to incorporate types and quantities of detailed MTO/BOM
  • 2+ years of AutoCAD or equivalent Certification of its use
  • Interest in developing 3D modeling skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word/Excel)
  • High School Diploma
  • Basic understanding of Industrial facilities
  • Travel 10%
  • Computer Aided Drafting and Design experience required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (WORD/EXCEL)
  • Associates Degree in Mechanical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 years actual field installation of Mechanical equipment, piping, equipment layouts
Ryan Schortmann
The Griffin Groupe
Director of Recruiting and Technology

Please contact me with any questions:


(w) 774-773-9321
this job portal is powered by CATS