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Mechanical & Piping Designers

Date: Jul 15, 2019

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 15690 

Job Category: Designers; Engineering 

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States  


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Hatch is seeking Junior, Intermediate and Senior Mechanical & Piping Designers to join the Mechanical Design Group in the Pittsburgh, PA office. Individuals should be able to work in a multi-discipline team setting, have good communication and analytical/problem solving skills, and be able to work in a schedule- driven challenging environment.


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Develop plant layouts for process/utility piping systems with quality and economy constantly in mind.
  • Coordinate design activities with other members of the piping team, as well as other design disciplines, to ensure proper interface and compliance with project objectives.
  • Understand and follow established company workflows.
  • Prepare and deliver plant design documents (plans and piping isometrics).
  • Participate in technical meetings related to project progress as required.
  • Check / Initiate comment drawings and project documents.
  • Comment on vendor drawings as received.
  • Modify and revise design documents as required.
  • Perform field surveys, when necessary, to collect information, or to update the design documents to "As Built" status when required by terms of the project contract.


  • Must have previous Piping/Mechanical design experience (S.P.E.D. Training/ Certificate a plus).
  • Proficient in CAD design 2D and 3D experience (i.e.: Microstation, AutoCAD, Bentley PSDS, PDS).
  • Experience in metals (steel & aluminum), mining, water treatment, infrastructure sectors is preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of industry/regulatory codes and standards, as well as standard drafting conventions.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must have intermediate to advanced computer skills.
  • Excellent safety awareness.



We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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