Parsons Corporation SCA-Drafter/CAD Operator - Piping Designer in Houston, Texas

SCA-Drafter/CAD Operator - Piping Designer


Houston, Texas, United States

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SCA-Drafter/CAD Operator - Piping Designer

Houston, TX

What's obvious to you, others just don't see.

You give a whole new dimension to the meaning "meticulous!" There's not a detail that escapes your careful consideration. And our business hinges on the details. That's why we need someone with your persistence, precision, patience and ingenuity; someone who care about the fine points as much as we do.

In this role, you will complete highly-technical and complex design assignments within Plant and Piping Design, utilizing Intergraph SmartPlant 3D software on a Federal oil and gas project.


  • Completes plant and piping designs and layouts for complete systems and components of a project.

  • Performs front-end layout and design of complex systems and equipment applicable to the respective discipline.

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

  • Performs specialized design computations and analysis within a given discipline.

  • Understands and applies commonly used company design standards and methods.

  • Designs and creates orthographic (2D) and isometric (3D) drawings.

  • Collaborates with Engineers and Designers to ensure quality of design.

Collaboration is the key to the way we make things happen. We are a community of individuals who have different approaches to problem-solving and who enjoy opportunities to share their particular skills and their strengths. We genuinely value people who can articulate their points of view while also respecting those of others. That’s why employees who thrive in this kind of collaborative atmosphere feel so much at home in our work environment. We are currently inviting talented candidates who have these work-style preferences to apply.


  • 2-year technical degree or certificate of completion from an accredited designer/drafter course (or equivalent) is preferred

  • Minimum 3+ years of relevant experience in Piping Design required. Oil and Gas Industry preferred.

  • 3D Modeling experience required

  • Demonstrated proficiency with SmartPlant required

  • Demonstrated PC and CADD skillsrequired

  • U.S. citizens ONLY due to government or federal requirement.

  • A National Agency Check will be needed for this position.

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

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Parsons has been a leader, innovator, and change agent for 75 years. Over this period, our industry has undergone continual change and we have been, and continue to be, proactive in taking advantage of the opportunities presented by change. The pace of adaptation of transformational technologies such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, robotics, and big data analytics in our markets offers Parsons exciting opportunities to solve complex challenges for our customers in new and different ways.

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Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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 applicable laws.