PDMS PIPING DESIGNER (140536) in Lagos, Nigeria

at Addax Petroleum

Oil & Gas / Mining
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Position Description Develop concept/design for new process piping and modifications together with engineers. Perform 3D modelling of process and plant piping using PDMS. 

Produce and maintain design drawings (GA’s, Layouts, P & ID’s, Detail drawings, sketches and diagrams) for Fabrication and field installations. Provide support to engineers through a variety of tasks including AFC drawings, red marks (modifications) and sketches.



Piping studies, 3D modelling, preparation of MTO’s, Pipe supports, Isometrics, datasheets, Clash checking and PED.

Interact with engineers and designers to quickly and accurately update/correct drawings during design process.

Generate new piping discipline drawings(e.g. piping plans, isometrics, pipe support details, etc) using PDMS (and Auto CAD), either based on own information gained from site or provided by discipline engineers.

Modify existing piping discipline drawings as required by discipline engineers.

Generate and modify other piping discipline documents (e.g. line lists, bill of materials, tie-in schedule, etc).

Extract information from existing drawings (e.g. dimensions) at the request of discipline engineers.

Locate and extract drawings from PAPYRUS document management system at the request of discipline engineers.

Conduct site surveys to obtain information necessary to develop and complete design.

Review external drawings from vendors and contractors including as-built drawings to ensure they meet company drafting standards.

Responsible for setting up and maintaining an organised file system for all internally generated drawings.


Complete all in-house PDMS Design / Draughting assignments on time and in accordance with Project specifications.

Complete workscoping and other assignments related to structural, process and piping engineering on time and in accordance with requirements specified by the responsible project engineers.



HND/BSc in an engineering discipline.

Ability to carry out detailed PDMS and CAD drafting for structural, mechanical, process and instrument disciplines.

Logical thought, to aid setting up database systems and document records.

Fluent written and spoken English.

Computer literate in the following software applications:

a.MS Word
b.MS Excel
c.MS PowerPoint
d.MS Project
e.MS Access
f.AutoCAD Latest version and earlier.
g.PDMS latest version and earlier

5.Able to read and understand piping construction drawings.

6.Thorough understanding and efficiency with Company drafting standards.

7.Able to fit in as a team player within the department

In cognisance of the above, the incumbent is expected to have not less than 8 years experience in the required work areas/activities.


Good understanding of PDMS applied to all engineering disciplines. 

Mechanical aptitude with ability to understand basic mathematical calculations.

Solid understanding of drafting techniques and familiarity with engineering terminology.

Good Organisational and Communication skills.

Ability to deliver work assignments on schedule.

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