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AECOM Project Pipeline Engineer in Houston, Texas

Job Summary

AECOM has a position available for a Project Pipeline Engineer to support our pipelines group within the Energy practice Engineering Center of Excellence. For this role, AECOM offers the freedom and flexibility to work remotely and/or be located at a variety of Energy offices located in multiple locations across the United States.

The successful candidate will have an understanding and experience in pipeline engineering design principles. She/he will be expected to work successfully within a team environment and be able to communicate effectively with other project team members and customers. He/she will have a high level of initiative, motivation, and displays drive, energy and enthusiasm for getting things done with an excellent attention to detail.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

The responsibilities of this role also include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Candidate will produce 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.

  • Manage 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 hydrostatic test plans, pipeline integrity test plans, equipment and material 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, hydraulic analysis and modeling.

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

  • Valves and equipment specification, tank and vessel specification and design, launcher/receiver design and specification, pump, compressors and skid mounted systems specification, vendor qualification.

  • Creation of PFD - P&ID's for facilities or processes.

  • Coordination and management of design documentation and procurement processes.

  • Constructability review and management including understanding of construction workspace.

  • Design of pump and compressor stations.

DCS—Energy

AECOM’s Energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to energy engineering, energy procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. Our understanding of the big picture – and the interconnection between generation, distribution, storage, and the demand side of the meter – allows us to deliver holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. We connect knowledge and experience across our global framework to bring together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers who advance cleaner, secure, and more sustainable energy solutions

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Degree (Civil or Mechanical engineering preferred) from an ABET accredited college or university.

  • 8 years of experience engineering transmission oil, gas and products pipeline, meter station design and pipeline construction projects in midstream/pipeline industryprojects in the midstream/pipeline industry.

  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience preferred

  • Experience in detailed design of gas compressor stations, liquid pump stations, bid documents preparation and FERC Filings

  • Strong written and verbal skills with an ability to lead engineering tasks

  • Proficient in Synergi Pipeline Simulator

  • Experience in large diameter, cross country pipeline experience in North America

  • Experience in local, state and/or United States federal permitting

  • Minimum 3 years as technical project lead (responsible for schedules and budgets)

  • Experience in design and construction of Horizontal Directional Drills (HDDs)

  • Experience in pipeline hydraulics and steady state simulation

  • Must have working knowledge of codes and standards for gas and/or liquid pipelines including CFR 49, Part 192 & 195, ASME 31.4 & 31.8

  • Experience in future fuels (e.g. Hydrogen) and carbon capture pipeline infrastructure

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position

  • Sponsorship is available for this position

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Business Line Energy

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 271906BR

Additional Locations US - Baton Rouge, LA - 8555 United Plaza Blvd Suite 300, US - Dallas, TX - 13355 Noel Road, US - New Orleans, LA - 1555 Poydras St

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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