Mechanical/Piping Designer

Midlothian, VA /
Mechanical/Process /
Progressive Design, Inc. is currently seeking an entrepreneurial spirited Mechanical/Piping Designer. The company's entrepreneurial culture is key to its success and sets Progressive Design apart from the competition.

This is a full time/direct hire position that is located in Midlothian, Virginia- (Richmond, VA area).

Company Overview:
Founded in 1986, Progressive Design has grown to become one of the largest privately held multi-discipline engineering companies in central Virginia. Possessing vast experience and technical expertise, we deliver unparalleled value to our customers.
Progressive Design supports manufacturing facilities and clients in the Eastern US with areas of specialization including: project feasibility studies, detailed project/construction estimates, process improvement analysis, new process design, process upgrades, air pollution abatement technology and integration, environmental compliance, product design and capital projects.  The company serves Fortune 500 companies in industries such as food processing, films, fibers, plastics, paper, chemicals, tobacco, pharmaceuticals, power, metals, wastewater treatment, and discrete manufacturing.

General Responsibilities:
Responsible for performing design duties on assigned projects involving process, service and utility piping, supports, HVAC, equipment layout, and other mechanically related design.
Assist project manager in developing bids, proposals, estimates, scopes of work, schedules, material lists, design concepts, design drawings, correspondence, scope change submittals, and other project documentation per customer and corporate guidelines
Perform field work and technical research
Maintain project files and documentation
Certify accuracy and completeness of all deliverable products and services in assigned areas of responsibility
Maintain scope, schedule and budget in assigned areas of responsibility
Provide guidance and assistance to subordinate staff members on day-to-day matters

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
Knowledge of heavy industrial process piping design
Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Plant 3D or similar software
Ability to successfully handle multiple projects
Proven skills in Windows and Microsoft Office
Strong communication and organizational skills
Must be results oriented
Must be a team player
Must possess uncompromised commitment to quality
Must be US citizen, Have a Valid Driver's License, Pass a Drug Test & Background Check

Preferred Qualifications
Experience in an industrial chemical processing environment is a plus.
Working knowledge of incorporating safety, maintainability, constructability, and operational requirements into the design process
Knowledge of pipe, pipe fittings, valves, piping supports, and insulation used in various industrial applications
Experience in equipment layout
Working knowledge in obtaining detailed field dimensions in heavy industrial environments

We offer a fast paced, exciting work environment with a competitive compensation package including: Health Care Benefits, Vacation, 401K and tuition reimbursement.