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Pipeline Engineer

  • Job reference: 926200
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Pipeline
  • Date posted: 24/06/2019

High-Level Description:
* To oversee the design for pipeline/metering and regulation facilities for expansion and maintenance capital projects executed by third party engineering firms to ensure compliance with Company standards and specifications and industry standards and managed to the project budget and schedule. Liason with other functional groups within Project Execution, Transmission and Shared Services to ensure project and company requirements are achieved and incorporated into the design deliverables.

Specific Accountabilities:
* Ensures that all pipelines/metering and regulating facilties are designed in accordance with all regulations, applicable industry codes and corporate standards
* Defines the scope, schedule and budget for the design and materials for pipeline/metering and regulation facility projects
* Manages the execution of the design deliverables by a third party engineering firm against the project budget and schedule
* Reviews and approves design deliverables for example drawings, technical reports and material listing sheets
* Reviews vendor materials quotations, prepares technical evaluations, and recommends to the supervisor selections based on technical merit along with price and delivery. For example meters, equipment vessels, buildings, pipe, valves and fittings
* Leads the commissioning of newly installed pipeline/metering and regulation facilities when required.
* Reviews lessons learned from past projects and incorporates recommendations into future designs
* Provide technical guidance to junior engineers within the team
* Support department initatives as required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
* Engineering degree
* Minimum of 10 years of experience
* Professional Engineering designation (required in Canada; preferred in the US)

* Capable of working independently, managing multiple projects and prioritizing tasks accordingly
* Problem solve issues through use of standards, modification of standards and/or previous experience
* Effectively communicate technical issues and impacts to other technical and non-technical staff

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.