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Luther Bristow - Pipe Designer

Houston, TX
March 10, 2018

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Luther Bristow

**** ******** **. **** **** Texas 77536 832-***-****


Have been working as a piping designer for more than 20 years. Have developed proficiencies in AutoCAD, CADWorx, and Bentley. Assignments have ranged from Sr. Corporate Designer Worldwide, to multi-million-dollar plant project rebuilds, to helping develop new designers coming into the field. Background also includes many years in the construction industry including welding, construction and QA/QC in the piping, civil and structural fields.


Microsoft Office

AutoCAD 2016

CADWorx 2016


San Jacinto College, Pasadena, Texas, 1993-1994

AutoCAD / Bentley Certification; DOS; Introduction to Electronics; Building Construction

San Jacinto College, Pasadena, Texas, 1975

AWS Welding Inspection Certification; Pipe Welding Certification

Houston Community College, Houston, Texas, 1976

Weld Inspection


6/24/2917 – Present – RadCon, Deer Park, Texas - CAD Designer

Design radiation containments, x-ray bays and storage bunkers using AutoCAD Plant 3D. Also, over see the field removal of equipment prior to turnarounds and the reinstallation after. Analyze leak test and meter calibrations.

11/24/14 – 6/24/17

Meers Engineering, Abilene, Texas - Sr. Piping Designer

3D pipe modeling of gas plants, oil refineries, and pipelines using AutoCAD or CADWorx. Create and update P&IDs, as-built, insert clients’ models, title blocks, and site plans into our drawings. Download clients’ specifications and update them with CADWorx Spec. Gen. to assure a correct Bill of Materials when placed into Isogen.

7/23/12 – 10/15/14

Gorham Exports, Houston, Texas - Piping Design / Drawing Coordinator

Was primarily responsible for a 24 million dollar rebuild of a skid mounted ammonia plant. Responsible for prioritizing the piping design to meet the schedule. Checking design drawings, assembling bid packages for distribution to fabrication facilities and assigning the necessary drawings to the in-house construction contractor.

10/20/11 – 7/9/12

Chart Industries, Houston, Texas - Piping Design

Primary responsibility was to use AutoCAD 2012 and CADWorx to create production drawings of vacuum jacketed piping systems from P&IDs. Also responsible for checking production drawings and installation schematics, produce weld maps with heat numbers and as-built drawings. Also acted as Temporary Project Superintendent when the primary Superintendent was off-site. Am also proficient with Bentley.

Prior to 2011

Worked in various design positions and construction trades with responsibilities ranging from management to field operations responsibilities.


Fishing, hunting, spending time with family and watching sports with friends.

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