Piping Stress Engineer

Requisition ID: 274987 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Various Permanent Bechtel Office Locations 


Company Overview:

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.


Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.
We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy, and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.                                                                                                                                                


Bechtel India is a global operation that supports execution of projects and services around the world. Working seamlessly with business line home offices, project sites, customer organizations and suppliers, our teams have delivered more than 125 projects since our inception in 1994.


Our offices in Gurgaon, Vadodara and Chennai will grow significantly and sustainably with exciting career opportunities for both professionals and young graduates who are passionate about creating a cleaner, greener, and safer world; building transformational infrastructure; making decarbonization a reality; and protecting people and the environment.


Essential Job Duties:

  • Identify different stress packages through review of P&IDs / Line Designation tables.
  • Performs piping flexibility analysis (static and dynamic) for critical piping systems during preliminary design and detailed design phase of Project
  • Perform analysis for sustained, thermal and multiple operating cases, occasional (viz winds, seismic, relief, hammer etc.)
  • Perform pipe stress analysis for different equipment like Steam turbine, Compressors, Centrifugal Pumps, tanks, exchangers, heaters, columns, etc.
  • Provide pipe loading information to Civil/Structure
  • Resolve high pipe loads on equipment nozzles & high secondary stresses in piping
  • Selection of spring hangers, snubbers, struts for pipe supports
  • Preparation and interpretation/review of stress calculations of relatively complex nature in high seismic zones.
  • Locate and identify pipe supports on isometrics along with type of supports
  • Evaluation of local stresses via code cases like N318, N392, and WRC107/297.
  • Support structure calculations using tools like STADD
  • Review and sign-off piping isometrics considering flexibility and supporting
  • Prepare complete documentation of the stress analysis and support design.
  • Participates in reviewing and checking designs, drawings and data from suppliers
  • Understands role played by other disciplines on the project.
  • Provides technical direction and assigns work to engineers, designers, and drafters who assist on specific assignments.
  • Review and sign-off piping isometrics considering flexibility and supporting
  • Participates in reviewing and checking designs, drawings and data from suppliers
  • Provides technical direction and assigns work to engineers, designers, and drafters who assist on specific assignments.
  • Worked in different sectors like Power, Oil & Gas and Semiconductor Projects.


Job Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of design codes and standards applicable for Pipe Stress Analysis design work
  • Very good and in-depth Knowledge of stress analysis software’s like Caesar II, Autopipe or Rohr 2
  • Knowledge of design codes and standards applicable for Pipe Support design work
  • Very good and in-depth Knowledge of support selection


Basic Qualifications:

  • A recognized degree in a job-related engineering or scientific discipline from an accredited college or university, or a professional license from a recognized licensing board, or specialized courses in relevant general engineering, design or an appropriate engineering discipline as a full-time course.
  • Broad knowledge of industry/regulatory codes and standards and design criteria pertinent to the discipline.
  • Knowledge of systems, calculations, equipment, applications of methods, plant layout, materials, and computers for preparation of analyses and development of project deliverables within the discipline.
  • Knowledge and understanding of technical and cost issues related to selection of design features within the discipline.
  • Knowledge of engineering work planning and control methods.
  • Knowledge of precedents in the discipline and of principles and practices of related disciplines.
  • Knowledge of related construction practices and the economics involved.



Communication, Development, Engagement, Safety, Self-Discipline, Teamwork, Values & Covenants


Experience & Location:


  • 3 years to 12 years of relevant Pipe Stress Engineer experience.
  • Location – Gurgaon, Vadodara & Chennai Bechtel offices


Please note: If you have shared your candidature with us in the last 6 months, please do not apply again!


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 five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. 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.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.