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Smartplant Adminstrator/Designer

  • Job reference: 921936
  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Piping Engineering
  • Date posted: 05/10/2018

One of our clients have an excellent opportunity to join their project team as a SmartPlant P&ID Administrator / Designer.

The SmartPlant P&ID (SPPID) Administrator / Designer will be responsible for the development, maintenance and support of SmartPlant P&ID. This role requires a global perspective and may include global/cross-office responsibility in the functional level of expertise. The SmartPlant P&ID Administrator will participate in the development of P&ID's, system requirements, specifications, system designs and ensuring that quality support is provided for SmartPlant P&ID. This person will perform their own work in addition to providing assistance and training to others.

Key duties include:

  • Install the SmartPlant P&ID software and all related software updates/patches
  • Aid with technical requirements gathering, client meetings and implementing new SmartPlant P&ID (SPPID) build
  • Maintain the SPPID reference database for projects including transfers, reports, MTO downloads, data integrity, including the customization of reports as per project requirements
  • Trouble-shoot and solve P&ID problems to ensure project integrity
  • Develop detailed project work instructions for users
  • SPPID Administration including creating symbology, filters, reports, system maintenance
  • Produce setup documentation detailing the SPPID setup
  • Produce SPPID operation manual
  • Follow department and client drafting methods and standards
  • Create auditing requirements and checking for quality assurance of the design effort
  • Maintain and verify daily backup routines
  • Help develop automation enhancements
  • Design accurate system drawings, in a given time period, adjusting to project requirements
  • Development of corporate P&ID templates, Lead Sheets, and Specifications
  • Drafting and development of project P&ID's, PFD's
  • Prepare database for client turnover
  • Provide SmartPlant P&ID user training


  • Hexagon (Intergraph) Certified SmartPlant P&ID Designer/System Administrator is preferred
  • Experience in the use, administration, and support of SPPID
  • Experience in providing engineering design application support in the LNG, Oil and Gas, Petrochemical Industry
  • Experience with SmartPlant Electrical, SmartPlant Instrumentation or SmartPlant Foundation an asset.
  • Good knowledge and concept of drafting standards used in engineering industry
  • Piping design experience with plot plan development, piping layouts, and 3D design will be considered an asset
  • Strong aptitude for project planning and implementation of new design software
  • CAD proficient in AutoCAD, and Microstation
  • Knowledge of Oracle and MSSQL queries will be considered as an asset
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills is a must have to effectively work with the engineering disciplines
  • Has attended Intergraph Certified SPIID Administration and User Training Courses
  • Has the ability to effectively conduct training sessions to new users
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team including process, mechanical, civil-structural, electrical, instrumentation, and CAD support

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.