Principal Designer - Piping - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

Corpus Christi
United States



When you become part of the KBR team, your opportunities are endless. As a leading global engineering, construction, and services company, we support the hydrocarbon and government services markets on six continents. Serving our customers through diverse business units, we offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our customers have come to value us, because they know We Deliver.

With operations in 40 countries, KBR has more than 25,800 people delivering services to customers in over 80 countries. Together they represent an unmatched reservoir of talent and experience in a wide range of markets.

Join us and you'll be part of a dynamic, elite team of professionals who understand what it takes to get a job done and has the experience, knowledge and determination to succeed.


KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Principal Designer – Piping

Under general supervision, independently applies advanced engineering techniques, makes decisions on engineering problems and methods, and represents the organization in conferences to resolve important questions or to negotiate with key engineers and officials of other organizations. Provides technical guidance to designers and less experienced engineers and is consulted extensively by associates and others with a high degree of reliance placed on scientific interpretations and advice. Job role is responsible for a measurable asset such as an assigned staff and budget.


  • Proficient in MicroStation, PDMS, Adobe Standard, and Microsoft Office Suite application
  • Work with Client engineers, Process Area coordinators and construction leads to properly execute design packages for < $500K jobs, from FEL1 thru IFC
  • Complete designs of assigned projects to including the design reviews
  • Field work to verify dimensions and routing will be required as a daily task and involves climbing ladders.
  • Create and draft all piping arrangement, isometric, and orthographic drawings needed to safely implement the project
  • Review vendor equipment drawings for projects and consult vendors as required for information on components required to install the project
  • Assist in creating and updating some piping specifications required for projects.
  • Create complete piping and tie-in tabulation and BOMs for projects.
  • Oversee project packages during construction. Schedule and conduct all meetings per the sites procedures to perform the above tasks
  • Field verify completed design to document as-build status



  • Must have design and field experience in chemical or petrochemical plants
  • Previous DuPont/Chemours experience preferred but not required
  • Familiarity with Dupont/Chemours Piping design symbology, practices and standards is a plus
  • Willingness to learn other applications i.e. SAP, Corel, Snagit etc.
  • 15 years design experience required in a small project plant environment
  • Ability to climb stairs and conduct field work on a daily basis is a requirement.

All PPE will be provided except footwear. Steel toed shoes must be worn in the plant and meet ANSI Z41 standard.

Job: Design

Primary Location: US-US-TX-Corpus Christi

Req ID: 1082601