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Parsons Corporation Senior Mechanical Designer in Bakersfield, California

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Senior Mechanical Designer

Through collaboration, you can turn good ideas into great outcomes

You believe that it often takes a variety of viewpoints to reach more informed outcomes. You're energized by open dialogue and collaborative brainstorming. We encourage collaborations, with the understanding that different perspectives can lead to exciting outcomes for all. Let's talk about how we can work together.

Ready to lead a team that tackles industrial challenges? Want to take your Engineering Design skills to the next level to work on tough projects that will make a huge impact on the Oil & Gas Industry?

Parsons is now hiring an experienced Senior Mechanical Designers with a desire to work on Oil & Gas projects. Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. We need our Designers at this level to apply the more advanced 3D piping modeling softwares. In this role you will develop difficult and complex layout and design drawings utilizing theoretical and practical design knowledge.

We're based in Bakersfield, California and this could be a hybrid office/remote opportunity. Or for the right candidate we are open to someone working from home in another state.


  • Utilizes a CAD workstation to prepare difficult and complex layout and design drawings utilizing theoretical and practical design knowledge.

  • Skilled with the use of 3D piping modeling software, especially AVEVA E3D. CADWorx and Plant 3D will also be used.

  • Interprets and ensures conformance to applicable standards and codes, as well as company policies and procedures.

  • Understands and utilizes more advanced software to complete assignments.

  • Works closely with Engineers and other disciplines to ensure coordinated design systems.

  • Meets layout requirements and develops alternate design layouts of systems as required.

  • Ensures compliance with required design safety factors, tolerances, and specifications.

  • Review supplier data and supplier/manufacturer drawings, as required.

  • Checks orthographic (2D) and/or isometric (3D) drawings prepared by others.

  • Performs checking procedures as appropriate to the discipline and assigned by the immediate supervisor.

  • Assists in training lower-level Designers in various procedures.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • 8+ years of relevant experience in piping design

  • Experience with AVEVA E3D highly preferred

  • Associate's or equivalent technical degree or certificate of completion from an accredited designer/drafter course (or equivalent) preferred

Supportive, not stifling. Cooperative, not disruptive. Sound good?

Our encouraging and supportive environment will bring out the best in you. A safe, positively-reinforcing workplace like the one we cultivate has been shown to reduce stress, lift morale, and help strengthen performance. Here, you'll feel safe to expand to be your full self. We welcome and respect the diverse backgrounds that make each of us who we are. We appreciate the perspectives that each person brings and offer opportunities to all. When you shine, we'll be here to recognize and reward. Apply today.

Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading technology firm driving the future of defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today.

With a history of disruption beginning in 1944, we apply our distinct perspective to help our customers confront the issues of tomorrow in every domain-land, sea, air, space, and cyber. Our range of capabilities and our global network of resources lets us layer and integrate solutions to respond to any challenge with unmatched agility. In a time of rapid change, we see infinite sources of inspiration to fuel our creativity and enable the innovation necessary to accomplish our quest of delivering a better world.

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The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.