AECOM Lead Pipeline Mapper/Designer in New Orleans, Louisiana

Business Line Oil + Gas

Position Title Lead Pipeline Mapper/Designer

United States of America - Louisiana

New Orleans

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly motivated Lead Pipeline Mapper/Designer for employment in our New Orleans, LA office.This position is contingent upon contract award with an anticipated hire date in August 2017.

Position Description or Typical Responsibilities:

This position involves the development, design, drafting, mapping, and modeling of pipeline projects.

Level Specific Responsibilities:

  • Under minimal supervision, completes design assignments of limited complexity.

  • Applies a solid level of understanding within the pipeline mapping discipline.

  • Work to project specifications and discipline-associated written and verbal instructions in accordance with established design practices, standards, and procedures.

  • Coordinate work with that of others in discipline group and other discipline groups on the project.

  • Prepare complete information for design details, bills of material, etc., that can be distributed to other design or draft personnel for completion.

  • Understand the project scope as presented within a specific discipline.

  • Ensure that designs are consistent with project technical requirements and scope.

  • Provide support for client's engineering deliverables.

  • Advise the Design Supervisor or Supervising Discipline Engineer about the status of assignments with respect to schedule, budgets, delays, and problems.

  • Check assigned drawings supplied by vendors, clients, and other discipline groups throughout the project to ensure quality designs.

  • Provide technical guidance and assistance to other design and draft personnel and be responsible for neatness and accuracy of work.

  • Ensure quality, quantity, and completeness of assigned tasks.

  • Plan and schedule design tasks associated with assigned project.

  • Keep proper files and records related to assigned design activities.

  • Develop understanding of industry codes and standards.

  • Understand and use computer software applications associated with design assignments.

  • Continually upgrade knowledge and capabilities and pursue additional coursework and training.

  • Comply with company's safety awareness program, office, and/or field safety policies.

  • Develop an understanding of the role of each of the other disciplines in Engineering.

  • Conform to company core values.

  • Act with integrity in all elements of responsibility.

  • Express ideas clearly and listen effectively to the ideas of others.

Minimum Requirements


  • Minimum of an Associates Degree in a Science Discipline or Computer Aided Design or Drafting or equivalent experience


  • Minimum of 8 years of onshore oil & gas pipeline mapping or alignment sheet production experience.

  • Experience with 2D drafting AND 3D modeling.

  • Ability to process survey data.

  • Experience creating the pipeline centerline and delineating the working corridor (footprint).

  • Experience creating alignment sheets

  • Experience creating horizontal directional drill drawings

  • Experience creating road & railroad permit drawings

  • Experience delineating access roads to the pipeline corridor

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

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

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10 years of onshore oil & gas pipeline mapping or alignment sheet production experience.

  • Parcel editing experience with GIS software.

  • Working experience and knowledge of Civil 3D, BSD Lightning, BSD Skyline, or New Century Sheet Cutter using ArcGIS.

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

  • Previous experience as a mapping / drafting lead.

Additional Information:

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

  • Relocation and per diem support 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 - Structural

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 163257BR