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Piping Designer


Rosyth, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, GB, KY11 2YD

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:            Piping Designer 
Location:            Rosyth, Hybrid Arrangements
Compensation:  Competitive + Benefits
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:             SF 57705


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Piping Designer at Babcock LGE in Rosyth. 
Through expert engineering, procurement, project management and aftermarket support – combined with world-leading technologies – Babcock’ s LGE business future-proofs our customers’ assets, allowing improved performance while reducing operational costs and meeting ever-tightening environmental and emission regulations.


The role
As a Piping Designer you will be working within the Engineering Team of Babcock LGE. Working within the Engineering Team of Babcock LGE, the candidate will be responsible for piping design tasks, 3D modelling and drawing deliverables related to liquefied gas carriers and other oil & gas marine projects, created using AutoCAD and Bentley software packages.


Day to day, you’ll 

  • Generate intelligent Process & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs)
  • Develop plant layout, skid structure and pipework arrangement 3D models and produce output drawings/documents (e.g. plant general arrangements, piping isometrics, structure detailing, process equipment and pressure vessel detailing, material take offs)
  • Interpret vendor equipment drawings for integration into CAD models
  • Participating in design reviews and client pipework reviews
  • Produce detailed drawings for mechanical and process equipment, tanks, and other components
  • Checking of aforementioned drawings
  • Interfacing with Engineering disciplines, Project Management, and other internal functions


This role is full time, Monday to Friday and is based in with hybrid working arrangements- 2 days in the office, 3 days working from home. 


Essential experience of the Piping Designer:

  • Demonstrable experience working in a relevant CAD role producing high quality 3D piping models, plant layout and piping isometric drawings.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a collaborative design team. 
  • Excellent general awareness of process piping components, routing practices, in line equipment and instrumentation interfaces.
  • Ability to competently interpret P&IDs. 
  • Commercial design astuteness and appreciation of the practical impact of design decisions.  
  • Highly motivated with an attention to detail.

Qualifications for the Piping Designer:

  • HNC in a relevant discipline or equivalent academic qualification and demonstrable experience.


Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain
Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (


What we offer 

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Flexible working – we give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. 
  • Opportunity to work with innovative technology.
  • Potential to develop skills.


Babcock International 
For over a century Babcock  has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. 
We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working – please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.



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