What does a Piping Designer do?

Piping designers develop designs and plans for piping systems and related plumbing infrastructures. They create models, drawings, and schematics, often in 2D and 3D formats using a variety of designing programs and tools. They often work in close collaboration with planners, builders, developers, and other teams involved in the project. They conduct studies and perform calculations to determine feasibility of plans and create demonstration materials. They modify existing designs to reflect required updates and changes. They craft and deliver proposals and presentations.

Piping designers typically have at least an associate degree or equivalent technical credentials or training, and a background of developing piping systems drawings and plans. They must be experienced using CAD programs and related drafting and drawing tools. These roles require strong project management skills.

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Avg. Experience5-7 years

Piping Designer Salaries

Average Base Pay

£53,845 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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£36K
Median: £54K
£81K
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Piping Designer Career Path

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Piping Designer Insights

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SOGECLAIR Aerospace SASSOGECLAIR Aerospace SAS
Stress Engineer
25 Jun 2021

“No career development and very dependent on Airbus projects”

JGC PhilippinesJGC Philippines
Piping Engineer II
12 Apr 2021

“good for career growth and for starters”

SembCorp MarineSembCorp Marine
Piping Engineer
19 Jan 2021

“Got place to learn and good benefit”

PetroPhoenix Engineering SolutionsPetroPhoenix Engineering Solutions
Piping Engineer
13 Feb 2021

“Flexible Time to work and work from home options”

BelcanBelcan
Senior Stress Engineer
12 Aug 2020

“I have great independence and confidence.”

Sayantrik EngineeringSayantrik Engineering
Piping Designer
14 Dec 2019

“Good for career development as a Fresher”

Boustead Naval Shipyard
Piping Design Engineer
2 Sep 2019

“Good team to work with”

BelcanBelcan
Stress Engineer
15 Dec 2020

“Less scope to grow in career”

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