Process Piping Designer

Battle Creek, MI

About the Job

Our Process Piping Designer will work closely with our process, packaging and building engineers to:  

  • Layout of process and utility equipment in 2D equipment arrangements
  • Creating Process Mechanical drawings using the 2D AutoCAD
  • 3D modeling of process and utility equipment
  • Full 3D design of process and utility piping systems per PIDs and Process Engineer(s) direction
  • Creating piping drawings using the 3D models for bidding and construction purposes
  • Equipment access and support platform design, pipe support systems
  • Extensive coordination of process piping and process mechanical designs with the entire facility design team

Skills and Qualifications

  • Equipment Layout Design in 2D and 3D
  • Conceptual design for review by Structural Engineer
  • Understanding of and ability to create, must be able to create piping drawings from PIDs and equipment arrangements
  • Gather and organize information for developing design drawings; visit client sites as needed to understand existing equipment arrangements and piping systems
  • Oversee all aspects and details of process and utility piping
  • Work with the architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical and control disciplines in the overall design coordination
  • Prepare general arrangements, plans, elevations, isometrics and details for use in bid packaging and construction
  • Execute 3D model reviews with client using Navisworks
  • Assist construction managers with coordination issues in the field

About You

  • 3+ years of piping and equipment layout experience
  • Familiarity with XREFS and basic drawing setup
  • Requisite proficiency in AutoCAD
  • 3D experience using CADWorx, Plant3D or similar programs, Revit piping experience a plus.
  • Ability to interpret PIDs and transpose that information into a piping layout.
  • Experience with design of Food and Beverage processes a plus


Travel to client construction sites will be required of this position.  Candidates should expect overnight travel not less than 20% of the year.

About Us

We plan, design, engineer, and build food plants for major brands across the country and the world. For the past three decades, we’ve focused exclusively on the food and beverage industry, helping your favorite brands put your favorite foods in the grocery store. Simply put, food isn’t one thing we do, it’s all we do.

Dennis Group offers competitive compensation packages commensurate with experience. We provide comprehensive employee benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off including an open vacation policy, as well as bonus, profit-sharing, and retirement plans.

Dennis Group is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.