SR. Designer (Gas Piping) - Los Angeles, CA in Los Angeles, CA at RCS Corporation

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

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Job Description

Job ID: #16624

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Designer (Natural Gas Facilities) in Los Angeles, CA.  This is a contract assignment with expectations that the assignment will develop into a direct hire position within 6 months.  Full benefits are offered throughout this role, including the contract portion.  Our client is seeking outgoing, self-motivated individuals looking for a company where they can continue to grow their skill set!

Why We Need You
This position is responsible for: representing the Company in the office of SoCal Gas at the Gas Company Tower, familiarizing themselves with SoCal Gas pipe replacement and valve automation design and drafting standards, supporting our client in reviewing Bundle A closeout packages, meeting with engineering firms to discuss possible issues and provide guidance on how to resolve these issues, track and report Bundle A closeout package progress. Must be able to work with minimum supervision and in a team environment.

Our Client
Our Client provides comprehensive engineering, consulting and automation services to pipelines, utilities and industrial customers.  With first-hand experience operating and maintaining energy infrastructure, over 800 professionals provide expertise in Pipeline Engineering, Process Safety Management and Industrial Solutions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Must maintain a professional disposition and appearance. 
  • Imposing client standards for Bundle A closeout packages.
  • Ensuring consistency and comprehensiveness throughout the Bundle A closeout package.
  • Utilizing independent discretion and judgment in providing guidance to engineering firms in resolving non-compliance issues.
  • Applying knowledge and experience within the gas industry, including applicable standards to determine proper mark-ups to provide redlines back to engineering firms.
  • Utilizing survey data to ensure topographical information is correctly embedded in all Bundle A closeout packages.
  • Being part of a review team to meet closeout package deadlines.
  • Scheduling and running meetings with both our client and their supporting design firms.
  • Modifying drawings as required by the client utilizing AutoCAD Civil 3D and sometimes Microstation.
  • Assisting project manager and design coordinator in tracking drawing progress.
  • Performing miscellaneous job-related duties as necessary.


  • An Associate of Applied Science degree (AAS) in Design and Drafting Technology or equivalent industry experience.
  • Ten years prior experience preferred in piping design in the gas industry.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong working knowledge of pipe, valves and fittings.
  • Strong work ethic with desire to work in a review environment.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D software.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • Knowledge of applicable gas regulations and industry codes is a plus.
  • Ability to perform piping design drafting in a 3D environment is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Microstation software is a plus.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, and to attend meetings at various sites within and away from the Firm; must also be able to work at a desk for long periods of time (2-3 hours); strength to lift and carry materials weighing up to 25 pounds; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.


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