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Mechanical Designer

Hopewell, VA 23860, USA Req #263
Thursday, May 12, 2022
About AdvanSix plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for our customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch people’s lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives and electronics. Our reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of our three U.S.-based manufacturing facilities. AdvanSix strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by our core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect. More information on AdvanSix can be found at

AdvanSix has a multidiscipline in-house design and engineering department experienced in developing and executing capital projects for our internal customers. This team is nested with the project management / project controls / construction groups providing direct collaboration and participation individually and on teams.
As part of our team you will work in collaboration with project managers, operations, procurement, maintenance and engineers in the development of projects to strengthen our business. On project teams you will work directly with stakeholders on projects to improve reliability, productivity, safety and the environment.

Position Summary:The Mechanical Designer is responsible for supporting procurement, construction, and commissioning phases of projects with activities including assisting with preparation of labor/material estimates and 3D design packages. Work is typically performed in the office and field.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Create and review equipment drawings and layouts

· Create and review 3D designs for equipment and piping installation drawings such as but not limited to pumps, compressors, tanks, blowers, fans, etc.
- Understand piping specifications; materials of construction, pipe hangers and supports, spring can diagrams, and expansion loops.

· Review and integrate vendor schematics and drawings into site-based designs

· Able to Perform field measurements system walk downs for projects and as-builts in an operating chemical production facility

· Produce redlines of actual installation conditions

· Able to set a good example with all rules and regulations to achieve 100% universal compliance with HS&E (Health, Safety & Environmental) Procedures/Regulations

· Participate in safety audits or surveillances

· Perform system walk downs to identify deficiencies and ensure compliance to design and customer requirements

· Ensure applicable engineering codes and standards as well as company policies, specifications and procedures are being followed

· Ensure construction practices as required are compliant with operations/execution with federal, state, local, and plant codes/policies

· Review process package and prepare equipment/material specifications sheets to order items; review with vendor to confirm capability and delivery to meet project objectives

· Assume shared responsibility for budget and schedule control for design execution.

Basic Qualifications:

· High School Diploma or G.E.D.

· 2-15 years of experience in AutoCAD or equivalent certification of its use
Proficient in 3D Modeling

· Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)

· Understanding of Industrial facilities

· Good verbal and written communication skills

· Self-motivated individual who is goal-oriented desiring success working independently in a multi-functional team environment

Additional Qualifications:
· Associate degree in mechanical or mechanical engineering · Basic understanding of P&ID's and PFD's

· Ability to understand piping specifications, materials of construction, pipe hangers supports, and expansion loops

· Basic understanding of Bill of Material (BOM), Material to Order (MTO), and how to incorporate types and quantities of detailed MTO/BOM

· Familiar with current ASME, ANSI, and API standards

· Experience working in industrial facilities

· Travel 10%
· Strong understanding of safety programs and PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) requirements while performing field research in an industrial facility

· Able to manage multiple priorities

AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, veteran status, or any other protected classification. To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of AdvanSix about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at AdvanSix via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of AdvanSix, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by AdvanSix for this position and a valid agreement with AdvanSix is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the AdvanSix agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Other details

  • Job Family SC02 - ISC Engineering
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Hopewell, VA 23860, USA