Date: February 28, 2018

Warren Averett Staffing & Recruiting is seeking a dynamic Pipeline Drafter for a client in Downtown Houston.  The qualified individual will have at least 3 years of relevant experience.


The pipeline drafter assists the drafting lead to develop alignment sheets, detail drawings, permits, plan and profile drawings, and topographic maps for natural gas pipeline projects.
Expectations for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Processing survey data and incorporate it into drawings, schematics, and maps.
  • Interpreting project SOW and develop drawing packages for IFA (Issued for Approval), IFB (Issued for Bid) and IFC (Issued for Construction) drawings in accordance with the KM standards.
  • Assisting drafting lead with researching existing CADD drawings from document management system.
  • Projects may vary in size and complexity and include working on multi-disciplinary teams or independently.




  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years direct work experience in pipeline related fields.            
  • Experience in creating pipeline drawings using CAD Civil 3D and ArcMap to produce topographic maps.
  • Develop all various types of drawings including cover sheets, alignment sheets, plan and profile drawings, topographic maps (quad maps), permit drawings, crossing drawings including roads, railroads, environmental drawings, site specific drawings and project specific details.
  • Conducting QA/QC reviews of all drawings and drawing packages before submitting over to the drafting lead.
  • Ability to complete assignments with minimum supervision and in a timely manner.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects concurrently.
  • Must be able to take direction from drafting lead and supervisor, be attention oriented, and comply with company policies.
  • A strong work ethic and ability to establish priorities and to handle project assignments. Keep drafting lead informed of progress and provide status reports.
  • Ability to initiate and maintain satisfactory working relationships with internal and external customers/vendors.
  • Knowledge of industry’s regulatory compliance requirements and standards.
  • Experience with Database and Windows operating systems.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong focus on safe work practices.
  • Ability to work as a team member and independently.


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