Mechanical Piping Designer

Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte | US-NC-Charlotte
Mechanical Design


Our Mechanical Designer (Piping) role provides you the opportunity to design state-of-the-art manufacturing, oil & gas, water treatment and power facilities. We are seeking a self-motivated individual with strong communication skills and a passion to apply professional experience and knowledge in a team environment on technically challenging and professionally rewarding projects. You are part of a team working on projects that make our clients successful today, while helping them develop and capitalize on emerging technologies. You should be a detail-oriented professional who understands the importance of meeting commitments while remaining flexible in a fast-paced environment with a technical associate degree or high school diploma and equivalent experience.  Candidates must have knowledge of computerized design tools.  You will be using Revit, Navisworks, and AutoCAD.



  • Coordinate with mechanical engineer to develop general arrangements, P&IDs, interconnecting piping, HVAC system, plumbing, and fire protection system drawings
  • Evaluate and resolve problems by reviewing multiple sources of information and coordinating design criteria with other disciplines
  • Develop mechanical material take-offs
  • Provide quality oversight for mechanical designs performed by others
  • Be the main point of contact for the mechanical discipline when meeting with the project manager, other discipline leads, and the customer
  • Train and mentor less experienced designers
  • Generate mechanical hour estimates to complete ongoing work and for new proposals


  • Technical associate degree or high school diploma and equivalent experience on heavy industrial and manufacturing type projects
  • Knowledge of computerized design tools such as REVIT, Navisworks, and AutoCAD
  • Ability to work with engineers and senior designers to design mechanical, HVAC, and piping systems
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Suite including MS Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to perform field/site visits
  • Ability to travel (estimated travel time is 10%)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess an understanding of mechanical engineering codes and standards
  • Experience with Mechanical design software
  • Proficient in the use of REVIT, Navisworks, and AutoCAD

About Us

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is consistently ranked as an Engineering News-Record Top 200 Design Firm, offering big firm opportunities with a small firm culture.  Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide you with the opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in our success.  You will work on diverse projects while providing high quality service to our clients. 


In addition to offering company stock at all levels, we provide a matching 401(k), profit sharing, a performance bonus for all employees, medical dental and vision insurance, short and long term disability and tuition assistance.  Join our team where your contribution matters.


CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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