Pipeline Engineer

Requisition ID:  252219

Requisition Posting End Date: 04/01/2023


Position Summary:

  • Performs pipeline engineering tasks; including, but not limited to, pipeline related calculations, alignment sheet, route map, site specific and detail drawing development, and flow assurance support.
  • Prepares specifications, data sheets, material requisitions and bid evaluations.
  • Reviews vendor provided data, documentation, and drawings.
  • Evaluates, selects, and applies standard pipeline engineering methods, techniques, procedures, and criteria, using independent judgment in making adaptations and modifications.
  • Coordinates work and collaborates with other engineering disciplines.
  • Provides technical assistance to other pipeline personnel and will interact with project functions, the customer, and regulatory agency personnel in the resolution of complex regulatory issues.
  • Provides assistance to project and construction management in identifying and complying with project pipeline requirements and in addressing issues as they arise during project execution.
  • Ensures that engineering is carried out in accordance with Bechtel’s work processes and procedures, project specific procedures, and contractual requirements.
  • Ensures that pipeline design meets industry best practice and complies with pertinent pipeline codes and standards, governing regulations, and industry practices.
  • Prepares or assists in preparation of conceptual studies, designs, reports or bid proposals for pipeline.
  • Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of cost estimates, quantity take-offs and staffing requirements for proposals, forecasts and change orders.
  • Reviews and checks work of subordinate engineers.
  • Supports the creation of a work environment that fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Understanding of industry or regulatory codes and standards and design criteria pertinent to the pipeline discipline.
  • Experience and knowledge of ASME, API, AWWA, ASTM and MSS codes/product specifications is essential. Specific knowledge of ASME B31.4, ASME B31.8 and CFR is a must.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Possesses either a recognized degree in engineering from an accredited college or university (or international equivalent) and a minimum of 10+ years of relevant pipeline experience.
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in Texas or other state is preferred or a Professional Engineering-in-Training (EIT) license from a recognized licensing board.


Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.  

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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