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P&ID Designer


Optimized Process Designs, LLC (OPD) is an engineering/construction company headquartered in Katy, TX with an expertise in the natural gas, natural gas liquids, and petrochemical industries. OPD is part of the larger Koch Engineered Solutions (KES) organization which provides a variety of capabilities across many industries. Originally incorporated in 1980, OPD has developed a strong reputation for honesty, integrity, and ability to successfully execute projects. OPD has a key advantage in being able to supply construction services as well as engineering/procurement. This enables clients to have a ''one stop shop'' for the overall project, providing increased efficiency and avoiding potential interface problems. OPD's industry experience, flexibility, and personal attention have made us a preferred partner to our customers and our tight knit, highly productive, team atmosphere makes OPD a great place to work. 

What You Will Do In Your Role


  • Review completed drawings for accuracy and compliance with OPD/client specifications. 

  • Maintain high quality of P&ID drawings and reliability of piping systems design. 

  • Print and issue project drawings and ensure all appropriate drawings have been issued per project requirements. 

  • Provide follow-up to ensure all P&ID/PFD drawings have been completed. 

  • Work with project team on daily basis for detailed design.  


The P&ID Designer ensures that all drawings are prepared with accuracy, neatness, speed and in accordance with company and client design standards. This person is responsible for finalizing drawings into an organized package and coordinates their work with other engineering disciplines.  

The Experience You Will Bring


  • At least 3 years of experience preparing design drawings using electronic methods (AutoCAD or similar). 

  • Use of business software applications (i.e. Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Projects, Outlook PowerPoint) in a business environment. 

  • Ability to work independently; Close supervision not required. 

  • Ability to work with others to desired results or better. 

  • Ability to work within a design team environment. 

  • Ability to be resourceful and flexible in approaches to solving issues. 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • At least 7 years of work experience performing P&ID design drawings using electronic methods (AutoCAD or similar). 

  • Experience using AutoCAD design software (i.e.CADWORX). 

  • Experience using Diagrams by ECE software. 

  • Experience in the Oil and Gas Industry. 

  • Experience with Natural Gas customers. 

  • Knowledge of industry standards ASME, ASTM, API, and ISO is not required, but desirable. 

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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