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Piping Engineer Jobs

Piping Engineer Jobs

How to Enter

A Piping Engineer has a complicated job and so many employers prefer candidates to have a relevant engineering qualification. These could include a Bachelor of Engineering, specialising in either Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering, however, Chemical, Electrical or Petroleum Engineering are great alternatives.

Typical Responsibilities

The typical responsibilities of a Piping Engineer can include any of the following:

  • Designing piping system plans

  • Selecting materials to be used for constructing pipes

  • Designing piping support systems

  • Supervising pipe installations to ensure correct measures, methods and materials are used

  • Conducting pipe vibration analysis

  • Conducting thermal analysis of piping systems

  • Conducting piping stress tests

  • Writing reports on the suitability and sustainability of piping systems

  • Ensuring all piping systems adhere to regulatory and Health & Safety standards

  • Managing a team of Engineers in the field


Piping Engineers can progress their careers in several ways. One is to work their way towards Piping Designing and then eventually towards other areas of Engineering Design, such as a CAD Designer. Alternatively, they can also move into other areas of engineering, such as Mechanical or Civil.

Salary Range

72K – 100K per annum (NZD)​