Mechanical Piping Designer

ResourceTek specializes in providing technical recruitment and staffing services to industry and government in all areas of Engineering, Information Technology, and a broad range of other Technical disciplines. In support of our client, a professional engineering services company, we are searching for a Mechanical Piping Designer to join their team located in Bingham Farms, MI. This is a contract to direct or direct hire opportunity with the client.

We are looking for a process Mechanical Piping Designer who will work to ensure client satisfaction and help deliver key process projects within scope, budget, and schedule. You should be a self-motivated professional with at least 10+ years of progressive process mechanical designer experience including pipe/duct layout and routing and equipment layout.

In this role, the candidate will work closely under the direction of the Lead Process Engineer. This role is responsible for preparing detailed construction drawings for pipe/duct layouts and mechanical equipment, engineering calculations, sketches, detailed drawings, and design information according to project standards and procedures.

This position requires direct communication and coordination with other disciplines such as mechanical, electrical, structural and project team members to ensure a complete and timely production of drawing packages, spreadsheets, and databases to document information related to design. The designer will become familiar with work processes for the office and the department


  • Provides drafting team leadership on major projects of considerable scope and complexity.
  • Provides layout and assembly of complete drawing packages for large projects.
  • Provides oversight on assignments to a team of designers and drafters. May check the work of other designers and drafters.
  • Reviews work in progress and coordinates work with the Lead Engineer and Project Manager.
  • Performs creative design from general concepts and field measurements.
  • Operates CAD equipment and may train other employees on the use of CAD equipment.
  • Performs complex drafting assignments with general instructions and working from furnished or self-generated computations and sketches.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Due to federal requirements for portions of the assigned work US Citizenship is required.
  • Requires certification of two (2) years training from a vocational school or two (2) years college with courses relevant to drafting or engineering principles plus a minimum of ten (10) years of experience. Additional relevant education may be substituted for a portion of the progressive experience. Must have working knowledge of CAE/CAD systems.
  • Must have demonstrated good leadership, organization, planning, communication, and problem- solving capability.
  • Requires working knowledge in the use of drafting equipment and in the application of drafting principles (descriptive geometry, lettering, dimensioning, layout, detail, etc.) and requires a general working knowledge piping/ducting and component layout commonly associated with process mechanical design.
  • Requires working knowledge of understanding and producing process mechanical design and layouts drawings for construction (i.e., piping, ducting, P&ID’s, PFD’s, mechanical components, and supporting details.)
  • Requires working knowledge of AutoCAD. Working knowledge of 3D modeling and producing 2D construction drawings from the model is required (using software such as SmartPlant, Plant 3D, Revit, Inventor, Creo or other related software packages).
  • Able to produce a set of design and/or shop drawings that adequately depicts the design, is clear, concise, as free from errors as possible, and meets the job standards and specifications.

Client offers an industry leading compensation and benefits package.

Client is an Equal Opportunity Employer