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Civil Designer - Baton Rouge
Title:Civil Designer - Baton Rouge
Location:Baton Rouge, LA

NorthStar Energy Services, Inc. offers engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services to multiple clients in the energy, petrochemical, and process industries. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR), a Fortune 500 company based in Houston.

NorthStar has offices in Houston, Arlington and Baton Rouge. Our core employees have worked together for more than fifteen years, executing and managing projects around the country. Our team of professionals, from junior engineers to senior technical experts, has experience in applicable process technologies, program management, industrial engineering, pipeline engineering, industrial construction, commissioning and start-up.

The Baton Rouge, LA location performs engineering for EPC projects awarded to our Houston construction group as well as engineering design projects for oil and gas clients. We offer competitive compensation, one of the best benefit packages in the industry, job security and have a flexible work schedule. We routinely work remotely with our other offices, thus this position open in Houston (Channelview) or in the Baton Rouge office.

Job Title: Civil/Structural Designer – Louisiana and Texas
3 to 5 years of experience


  • Develop CAD drawings from sketches.
  • Work with vendor information for pumps, transformers, buildings, etc. to detail foundations and skid designs.
  • Follow project specific drafting standards and set up drawings using AutoCAD model and paper space.
  • Create foundation and steel location plans.
  • Model all work in 3D using AutoCAD and CADWorx.
  • Create 2D drawings to produce concrete foundation construction drawings with rebar details from Engineer’s sketch or verbal instructions.
  • Perform layout and design drafting of structural steel for pipe racks, platforms, stairways, skids and other structural members using CADWorx steel module.
  • Have a full working knowledge of using xrefs in AutoCAD.
  • Take personal responsibility for the quality and accuracy of his/her work and work with project team to execute projects on time and on budget.
  • Have good habits of checking all dimensions, text and designs against vendor drawings, surveys and general design requirements.


  • Minimum 3+ years of experience providing structural drawings using AutoCAD and CADWorx Structural software.
  • Must be able to model all foundation and steel designs in 3D.
  • Ability to create accurate civil/structural construction documents.
  • Must have experience with most of the following: concrete foundation details and structural steel details for pipe supports, cable tray supports, equipment foundations, platforms, walkways and buildings.
  • Ability to work within a team environment.
  • Must have positive attitude and an exemplary work ethic.
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