Brest, France

Job Reference 1237589

Location Brest, France

Industry Oil & Gas - LNG

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added January 26, 2024

Vacancy Overview
Airswift has been tasked by one of our clients to seek a 3D designer (piping studies) to work in their facilities located in Brest or Lorient, France.
  • Location: Brest or Lorient, France 
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • End Date: 3-month contract renewable 
  • Eligibility: European Union Citizens 
  • Phase: Detailed studies 

Job Purpose

The service, which is the subject of this document, is part of detailed studies for the client´s project. The project consists of the conversion of a semi-submersible oil drilling vessel into a gas production platform.
The requested service concerns the realization of piping studies and 3D modeling on the part hull of the semi-submersible. 


Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • 3D modeling of piping, valves, in-line instrumentation and support
  • 3D modeling of equipment and access platforms
  • 3D modeling of accesses and spaces required for maintenance and dismantling
  • Review and annotation of PID's diagrams to report on the evolution of piping studies
  • Review and annotations of equipment plans according to the needs of installation, access
  • Consideration, critical review and annotation of flexibility calculation isometrics indicating support recommendations
  • Preparation of guide drawings for load drop-offs and interfaces with Civil Engineering and Structures
  • Creation and/or verification of 2D drawings from the extractions of the 3D model: isometrics, piping plans, support plans, support detail plans
  • Quantity and quantity measurements of piping and tapping equipment
  • Participation in internal design reviews and interfaces with other trades participating in studies (Processes, Risk Prevention, Mechanical Equipment, Structure, Civil Engineering, Instrumentation, Electricity)
  • Verification of compliance with business rules, applicable standards and consistency of


  • Confirmed design profile in piping studies on industrial and oil installations
  • Proficient in Aveva E3D3, Navisworks and Autocad software
  • Mastery of business rules, applicable codes and international standards for the design of piping networks, manufacturing and assembly, in the onshore and offshore oil field
  • Mastery of 3D design and modeling of piping and support, and 2D drawing (isometrics, piping plans, support plans, support detail plans, etc.).
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in the fields of Energy, Petrochemicals and/or Oil & Gas is preferred.
  • Advanced English (written and spoken is required) 
If you are interested and think you have the right profile, please apply!
Consultant: Rachel Marques at rachel.marques@airswift.com


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