Apply now »

Piping Designer


Rosyth, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, GB, KY11 2YD

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:            Piping Designer 
Location:            Rosyth, Fife + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation:  Competitive + Benefits 
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:             SF58217


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 our Rosyth site.


Through expert engineering, procurement, project management and aftermarket support – combined with world-leading technologies – Babcock’s Liquid Gas Equipment (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 Designe within the Babcock LGE engineering team you'll be resposible for piping design tasks, 3D modelling and drawing deliverables related to liquefied gas carriers and other oil and gas marine projects, created using AutoCAD and Bentley software packages.


Day to day, you’ll:

  • Generate intelligent Process and 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
  • Produce detailed drawings for mechanical and process equipment, tanks, and other components
  • Check aforementioned drawings
  • Interfacewith Engineering disciplines, Project Management, and other internal functions

This role is full time, Monday to Friday and is based at our Rosyth site, 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

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


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.



Job Segment: CAD, Drafting, Instrumentation, CSR, AutoCAD, Engineering, Management

Apply now »