Process / Piping Drafter (P&ID)

Stoney Creek


  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: 9C681486730
  • Posted: July 30, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client - the operator of a large chemical plant to recruit a Process / Piping Drafter (P&ID) to their engineering team based in Hamilton, Ontario.

Reporting  directly to the  project managers  the candidate will be responsible for creating P&IDs, 3D drawings of process equipment and piping, as well as standardizing all technical drawings in the company. He or she will also work in conjunction with other plant departments to facilitate ongoing projects and plant improvements. A successful candidate will demonstrate a strong proficiency in AutoCAD Plant 3D / P&ID and possess initiative to excel and have the ability to collaborate well in a fast-paced environment.

The Role: 
  • Preparing and updating P&IDs, PFDs, piping layout, and other detailed engineering drawings of current plant processes and project work
  • Generating 3D models of piping and equipment with AutoCAD Plant 3D
  • Working closely with Engineering, Electrical, Maintenance, and Operation teams to develop consistent drawing guidelines and nomenclature that follow ISA / ANSI standards
  • Assisting engineers in generating bill of materials, instrumentation lists, and line lists for construction projects
  • Developing a change management program for design revisions
  • Organizing a systematic document control for all plant drawings
The Ideal Candidate:
  • Advanced Diploma / Degree in Engineering Drafting or Technology
  • Exceptional skills in Plant Modeling Software (Autodesk Plant 3D / P&ID is preferred)
  • Knowledge of regulatory and piping codes/standards (ASME B31.3, B31.1, BPVC, API 520/521)
  • Familiarity with valves, piping, loop diagram, and process equipment & instrumentation is a plus
  • Exposure to a chemical plant  would be preferable
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and MS Office
  • Strong self-motivation and ability to work smart in handling multiple responsibilities
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate well in a team environment
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Chris Roach, Principal, Engineering & TechnicalVisit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Chris Roach

Engineering & Technical

Greater Toronto Area


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