AECOM Civil Pipeline Engineer in New Orleans, Louisiana

Business Line Oil + Gas

Position Title Civil Pipeline Engineer

United States of America - Louisiana

New Orleans

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly motivated Civil Pipeline Engineer for employment in our New Orleans, LA office.

Position Description or Typical Responsibilities:

This position involves the engineering required for project, including FERC and non-regulated pipelines, compressor stations, an pump stations and is contingent upon contract award with an anticipated hire date in August 2017.

Level Specific Responsibilities:

  • Production the engineering required for projects, including FERC and non-regulated pipelines, compressor stations, and pump stations.

  • Creation and maintenance of cost estimates and schedules for assigned portions of pipeline projects.

  • Management of junior and staff level engineering and design professionals.

  • Client and sub-contractor interface during project life cycles including survey and geotechnical sub-contractors.

  • Creation of hydro-test plans, pipeline integrity test plans, equipment specification and selection.

  • Assist in pipeline route selection including: Route Analysis, Crossing Selection and Design, Alignment Sheets Creation, HDD Calculations and Design, Class Location Documentation, and Hydraulic Analysis and Modeling.

  • Pipe Specification development, including: Evaluation to DOT 49 CFR 192 and 195 and appropriate ANSI standards, pipe sizing, weld specifications, hydraulic analysis, and coating specification.

  • Specification of valves and equipment, tank and vessel specification and design, Pig Launcher/Receiver design and specification, pump, compressor, and skid mounted systems specification, and vendor qualification.

  • Creation of PFD - P&IDs for facilities or processes.

  • Coordination and management of design documentation and procurement processes.

  • Constructability review and management, including understanding construction requirements for HDD and other crossing types, skid placement, and required building of structures.

  • Design of pump and compressor stations.

  • Fully versed in the collection and/or evaluation of data and information regarding technical and economic factors relating to a specific subject within a discipline.

  • Fully understands the use of requisitions and the role of materials management.

  • Collects data on manpower, man-hour, and labor cost requirements to aid in evaluating the budget.

  • Leads estimating tasks and performs material take offs for a specific discipline.

  • Advanced knowledge of discipline's material costs, equipment, and materials lists.

  • Understands cost analysis and forecasting.

  • Fully understands the planning and scheduling of engineering tasks.

  • Understands project change order process and identifies potential changes.

  • Understands the work sequence, general content, and the methods used to generate specifications for the purchase of material, equipment, systems, services, or construction within a pipeline discipline.

  • Can assist in the integration all project functional requirements into a complete project plan.

  • Maintains positive working relationships with peer leaders.

Minimum Requirements


  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree or higher, in Civil Engineering from a four year accredited college or university.


  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in engineering/design of onshore transmission oil & gas pipeline and meter station design for construction projects in the midstream onshore pipeline industry

  • Must have working knowledge of codes and standards for gas and/or liquid pipelines including ASME 31.3 and 31.8, CFR 49, Part 192 and 195

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products

  • Must possess or be able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC)

  • Due to the nature of the work, candidate must be a US Citizen

  • Must be able to obtain Personal Identification Verification (PIV) which complies with Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD‐12.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • 12 years experience in engineering/design of onshore transmission oil & gas pipeline and meter station design for construction projects in the midstream onshore pipeline industry

  • Professional Engineer License preferred

  • Experience in industrial, power, petrochemical plant and cross-country, large-diameter pipeline projects is preferred.

  • Previous experience with civil site work, cut & fill, and drainage.

  • Previous experience as a lead on projects.

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

  • Relocation and per diem benefits are not available for this position


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 163662BR