Pipeline Engineer Job Description

Pipeline Engineer Job Description

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Pipeline engineer provides technical support during construction and are experienced in applicable industry codes and regulations such as ASME B31.4 and ASME B31.8, DOT 192 and 195, etc.

Pipeline Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Take a lead role in the development of the digital asset library
Collaborate with other senior Pipeline staff to ensure the digital library integrates with existing technology
Maintain a strong working relationship with heads of department to ensure the data library meets their requirements
Design and maintain software libraries used by the rest of the department
Communicate with artistic departments to improve existing tools and create new solutions to production challenges
Create and maintain tools for software builds and deployment
Support internal web applications for asset management and production tracking
Discover and train others on best practices
Identify and resolve pipeline issues and discover opportunities for improvements
Forge a path to a new, scalable, distributed pipeline while maintaining the active, legacy software systems used in feature animation production

Pipeline Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Pipeline Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: NACE, API, AWS, PCIM, BV, III, II, IAM, CWI, TCSE

Education for Pipeline Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the pipeline engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Civil Engineering, Design, Education, Computer Science, Technical, Mathematics, Technology

Skills for Pipeline Engineer

Desired skills for pipeline engineer include:

ASME B31.8
Automation systems
B31.8 and B31.8S
Drawing requirements for station layouts
PFD's and P&ID's
Piping plans

Desired experience for pipeline engineer includes:

Collaborate with Artists and Technical Directors to solve technical issues arising from feature production
Use your understanding of computer science and computer animation to deliver creative, workflow-minded solutions to challenging technical problems
Computer animation
Shell scripting (tcsh)
Maya, Houdini and/or Nuke

Pipeline Engineer Examples


Pipeline Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a pipeline engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for pipeline engineer
  • Deliver tools that ease software maintenance and deployment
  • Package and deploy third party tools like Qt, Python, and RV
  • Develop and issue timely written instructions on DRA usage
  • Serve as primary technical liaison with DRA vendors for both routine matters and upset conditions
  • Develop annual DRA expense budget
  • In coordination with others in the work-group, manage the real-time DRA inventory communication process and delivery schedules with internal/external parties to ensure DRA needs are constantly met
  • Perform PO and Vendor management in conjunction with Operations Optimization Director
  • Provide support to other Energy Management functions
  • Coordinate with other work-group members in evaluating optimal fuel/DRA/power optimization characteristics
  • Assist other work-group members with DRA procurement contracting and administration
Qualifications for pipeline engineer
  • Knowledge of film/video post production techniques, software, hardware and workflows
  • Working with Operations, EHS, Project Management, Business Development, Gas Control, and other internal departments to maintain and improve the integrity of the company’s compression infrastructure by monitoring, completing studies and reviews, assessing risk / benefit of new technology, generating recommendations for and developing projects, as required to achieve the task
  • Specify natural gas compression equipment based on provided operating conditions to optimize performance efficiencies, flexibility to changes in operating conditions, long-term reliability, ease of maintenance, while minimizing 20 year life cycle costs
  • Assist in development of Request For Proposal (RFP) bid documents, conduct bid process, prepare detailed bid analysis based on 20 year life cycle costs, recommend successful contractor
  • Support multiple capital projects with various deadlines and responsibility levels
  • Generate cost estimates, secure project funding, accurately track and forecast project expenses, submit project closure documentation

Pipeline Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a pipeline engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for pipeline engineer
  • Participate in and advise on all construction activities and initiatives, including provision of training / inductions, documentation reviews
  • Wall thickness, stress (hoop, thermal, bend), buoyancy control, hydraulic profiles
  • Crossing drawings (watercourse, road, rail)
  • Generation of data sheets and material requisitions for mechanical items (pipe, valves, bends, tees)
  • Desktop routing of buried linear infrastructure (crossing angles, bend layouts, valve siting)
  • Undertake and check pipeline analytical calculations
  • Mechanical design, wall thickness, preliminary stress analysis, expansion analysis, and free-span analysis
  • Build project cost estimates for inclusion into annual budgets
  • Submit project AFEs for approval, approve invoices and ensure that project costs do not exceed allotted amount
  • Design, plan, schedule and maintain work record data lead all phases of moderately complex projects in a specific discipline in an assigned functional area
Qualifications for pipeline engineer
  • Develop project scope documents, schedules, contractor bid documents, manage the bid process including job showing, recommend contractor, and manage contractor activities
  • Apply the company's design and operating philosophy to meet corporate goals for safety, regulatory compliance, efficiency, and profitability
  • Travel estimated from 10% to 30% of the time to field sites and offices with occasional overnight stays
  • Requirement to carry a company-provided cell phone and be available to respond during working and non-working hours
  • Read and interpret mechanical, electrical, control, and instrumentation drawings
  • Provide engineering support and technical expertise to support mechanical equipment operations

Pipeline Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of pipeline engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for pipeline engineer
  • Perform contract administration and construction inspections for moderately complex projects including reviewing final plans, specifications, special conditions and agreements
  • Prepare and interpret engineering plans and specifications and communicate technical requirements to employees and contractors
  • Write change orders
  • Assign, schedule, monitor and review the work of others including contractors
  • Acting as a focal point between Asset Integrity & Operational Support and other departments on matters related to Asset and Operational Integrity
  • The appointment and management of an effective and competent ROTA structure to support SCE Management
  • Ensuring that the OI&E team’s plans and activities are delivered within budget and minimise non-cost recovery
  • Participation in the Management of Change (MOCs) processes
  • Participate and/or lead (if necessary) HIRAs, including Task Risk Assessments and Operational Risk Assessments (ORAs), and Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA)
  • Supporting the Functional Management Team (FMT) in improving business processes and procedures
Qualifications for pipeline engineer
  • Ability to take on new projects and shift priorities on short notice
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a driving record satisfactory to company and it’s insurer
  • A working knowledge of natural gas compression equipment and the mechanical design of gas compression equipment (including reciprocating engines, gas turbines, electric motor drives, reciprocating compressors, and centrifugal compressors) and supporting systems
  • A minimum of two years practical experience (post degree) in the design and technical analysis of high pressure natural gas compressor facilities
  • Proficiency in basic engineering skills
  • Knowledge and/or application experience with industry standards (DOT 49CFR192, API, ASME, ANSI, NACE, NEC)

Pipeline Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of pipeline engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for pipeline engineer
  • To support Assets in internal and external Asset Integrity-related audits
  • Managing scope, budget, schedule and quality
  • Regulatory applications within Alberta, B.C
  • Participate in and run meeting with Vendors, Contractors, Internal staff and Clients
  • Design of oil and/or natural gas pipelines and related facilities
  • Performs work which involves conventional engineering practices, but may involve a variety of complex features
  • May coordinate departmental and divisional project studies for clients and report findings
  • May coordinate the production of design and construction documents including alignment sheets, P&ID drawings and specifications
  • Become a subject matter expert of the Pipeline industry
  • Single point technical responsibility and accountability for all assigned projects, within Pipelines engineering area of authority
Qualifications for pipeline engineer
  • Build tools like Make, Scons, or Grunt
  • Knowledge of industry’s regulatory compliance requirements and standards
  • Computer skills required to utilize compressor vendor sizing packages for selection of appropriate compressor geometry
  • Knowledge and understanding of the core thermal dynamic principals
  • Able to complete work assignments with little supervision in an acceptable time frame
  • Strong focus on safe work practices

Pipeline Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of pipeline engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for pipeline engineer
  • Responsible and accountable for technical integrity and safety of designs
  • Assess and recommend technical suitability of Tenderers to perform the work, within Pipelines engineering areas of responsibility
  • Ensure Company obtains a value for money and compliance with budget requirements
  • Assess the suitability of requested deviations from Company and international Standards and codes of Practice
  • Implement projects entails an expenditure of hundreds of millions of QR, generating large multiples in cash of revenue to the Company
  • Master of regulatory codes (B31.4
  • Prepare detailed engineering of pipeline facilities including pig launchers, manifolds, relief systems, measurement systems, terminal piping systems
  • Interfacing with internal and external contacts in order to execute transmission pipeline projects
  • Prepare construction bid specification documents and change orders
  • Prepare and review design and construction scopes of work material specifications for small maintenance and capital projects including tanks, pumps, valves, motors, and piping
Qualifications for pipeline engineer
  • Advanced math skills and modeling
  • Five years commensurate experience with emphasis in compressor station equipment mechanical design and operation, project management, and technical analysis as described, with a two year associate degree in a technical discipline may be considered
  • Bachelor's degree in l engineering or appropriate discipline from an accredited school, with a focus in natural gas pipelines, or civil/site engineering
  • 10+ years of professional engineering experience, with a minimum of three years’ experience in pipeline & utilities design and engineering
  • Professional Engineering License, or the ability to obtain a license within 1 year of hire
  • Ability to work independently on projects and perform gas transmission pipeline design, produce supporting calculations, produce engineering reports, develop drawing packages specific to midstream gas pipelines

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