Senior Piping Designer - ATG

Posted on 25 May 22 by Carol Hunt

  • Dublin
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Job Description

DPS Group is a global engineering, consulting and project management company, serving high-tech industries around the world. DPS delivers services for clients across the complete engineering and construction value chain including feasibility studies, concepts, consulting, architecture, engineering, procurement, construction management, commissioning, qualification and validation; as well as client-side technical services.DPS applies its extensive process engineering expertise built over 47 years, as well as significant Lean construction experience to assist clients in high-end process sectors such as pharmaceuticals, biotech and semiconductors to deliver manufacturing facilities speedily, safely and cost effectively. What sets the firm apart are the partnerships it builds with clients through a fundamental understanding of their businesses and its own agility, flexibility, original thinking and high-calibre people. DPS has grown substantially in recent years and now employs more than 2,500 people in 18 offices and on client sites in Ireland, U.K., Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland, Israel, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, and the United States. For more information, visit

About the Role

DPS has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Piping Designer, to join our lifesciences design team. The successful candidate will have responsible for delivering all aspects of piping design on multiple complex pharma projects. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated individual with strong communication skills, technical knowledge and software skills. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Prepare 3D piping models using AutoPlant and Revit software, extract drawings, Isometrics and bills of quantities from these models.
  • Prepare conceptual designs and feasibility studies including assessment of different design options for equipment arrangements & pipe routing to determine an optimum solution.
  • Develop detailed models, drawings and isometrics from basic information such as P&ID's, piping specifications, equipment arrangements, sketches and scopes of work.
  • Present both work in progress and final solutions to the client in workgroup meetings on an ongoing basis.
  • Complete ongoing quality checks on deliverables and perform full technical check on all piping deliverables prior to formal issue to client.
  • Ensure design deliverables are completed in compliance with client specifications and project general requirements.
  • Perform site surveys and field verification as required to ensure the design intent is fully coordinated and constructible.
  • Lead the equipment & piping design coordination with other disciplines & actively participate/lead project coordination meetings & workshops.
  • Liaise with equipment vendors to obtain information needed for design completion. Review & comment on vendor submittals.
  • Develop master tie in and shut list for each project.
  • Complete design risk assessments.
  • Provide technical direction and mentoring to less experienced piping designers.
  • Determine piping deliverables list & estimate man-hours and schedule.
  • Prepare material take-offs to support cost estimates and material procurement.
  • Develop P3D specs and setup P3D Projects.
  • Manage any changes to scope and requirements and identify changes to disciplines and PM.
  • Manage all Internal discipline modelling and space coordination activities.

Ideal candidates will have the following
  • 3rd level engineering qualification or equivalent trade experience.
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in a similar role
  • In-depth working knowledge of complex industrial, pharma or semiconductor piping systems.
  • Proficient in Plant 3D, Revit, AutoCAD (or equivalent software)
  • Experience utilising Navisworks and BIM360 on a large project.
  • Has demonstrated experience solving problems and developing solutions.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to successfully conduct presentations to customers and stakeholders
  • Monitor performance, identify issues, and correct issues Good organizational planning abilities

Other: Travel: level of travel 20% Working hours: 40 hours, Monday to Friday Hybrid Arrangements

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