Senior 3D Piping Designer (Petrochemical, Mining and Minerals, Process Plants and Water Treatment Plants ranging up to R1 Billion) – Ref: 1190129 – Online Interview Questions

Ref: 1190129

Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: Academy of Draughting Course completed in General Draughting for all disciplines i.e. Piping, Mechanical, Structural, Civil, Electrical, Architectural / NT6 (Mechanical Drawing and Design)
Annual Package Range: ZAR 951 000 - 1.1 mil, per annum / (R500 per hour)
Total years experience: 30 Years

Senior CADworx 3D Piping Designer

Current / most recent job title?

Senior CADworx 3D Piping Designer

1. Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

Optimise the digital design (3D software) so that the drawings provide all the info for fabriaction with no errors to meet the required within the deadline.

2. Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

Design of arms to ensure that they will fall within the design parameters as required for the operatibg envelope.
Access to the arm with regards to safety requirements via the OSHACT.
Responsible for the design, final as built in conjunction with our European suppliers & clients.

Project managed jobs – responsible for overseeing the fabrication, supply, erection & commissioning of our equipment.

A lot of my work involves pipework, structural steel platforms, foundations & loading arms. This involved conceptual drawings, GA’s, structural fabrication drawings, civil drawings, electrical, pneumatic & hydraulic circuit drawings.

Work on sites throughout Southern Africa (Botswana, Malawi, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania, Namibia) measuring up existing sites, overseeing contractors.

Loading arms, access platforms & fall prevention / arrest systems for fuels, oils (heavy & light), various chemicals (sulphuric acid, nitric acid, ammonia, etc.)
Designing of plant layout and routing piping as per the project specifications and P&ID’s.

Producing Isometrics via Isogen, GA’s and detail drawings.

Producing BOQ’s from model for engineering and procurement.

Co-coordinating with Mechanical, civil and structural departments on issues that could be noted.

Assisting in maintaining the piping spec’s in CadWorx.

Preparing models in Navisworks for model reviews.

Extracting Isometrics and General Arrangement drawings.

3. Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

I’m a concientious worker that gets along with others and have a pracical approach to design. I take pride in my work and enjoy my ability to resolve challenges when presented. Great Verbal and Organisational skills as well as Planning, Organisational Skills, Problem Solving and Decision making.

4. Ideal business title: 

Senior 3D Piping Mechanical Designer / Section Leader

5. Career summary:

3 years – Petrochem
6 Years – Mining
21 Years – Water Treatment

6. Achievements:

Working with SAF2205 / Hastelloy piping where the pipe routing is vital to avoid extra costs with regards to pipe fittings, flanges and welds. Pipe sizes ranged form 80nb to 600nb.

7. What do you absolutely love doing?

In my work I enjoy designing plant Layouts and routing of piping. Otherwise I enjoy fly fishing when I get the chance.

8. Ideal company (culture and values):

Enjoy working for a company that allows freedom of design.

 

If you are looking for an Engineering industry expert with vast experience in 3D drawing design capabilities, plant layouts, equipment and piping design (pipework, structural steel platforms, foundations & loading arms involving conceptual drawings, GA’s, structural fabrication drawings, civil drawings, electrical, pneumatic & hydraulic circuit drawings) loading arms, access platforms & fall prevention / arrest systems for fuels, oils (heavy & light), various chemicals (sulphuric acid, nitric acid, ammonia) having worked on sites throughout Africa (Botswana, Malawi, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania, Namibia) measuring up existing sites, overseeing contractors, then do get in touch. Click to email our Agent or call us: Head Office – Gauteng, SA. + 27 10 597 0862.

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