Senior Pipeline Engineer

We are looking for a pipeline expert to plan, design, implement and support monitoring and control systems utilized in the operation of liquids pipelines, measurement facilities, pump stations, and transfer facilities. 

Design materials, structures, and systems while considering the limitations imposed by practicality, regulation, safety, and cost.Conduct feasibility studies, resource requirements both people and materials and setting standards for both operating and development activities.Responsible for providing operational pipeline integrity support to capital projects in development, and implementing a formal process of asset integration to operations.


  • Conduct initial project feasibility studies, cost estimating, project risk analyses, and conceptual, preliminary and detail design work.

  • Partners with Operations, Technical Services, and the Project Manager to perform alternative analysis.

  • Develop project Design Basis Memorandum (DBM) and engineering scope of work.

  • Provide input to and review of engineering deliverables.

  • Collaborate and provide engineering support to other team members.

  • Ensure work is executed and managed in accordance with approved plans, contracts, schedules and budgets.

  • Collaborate with internal drafting and design team to develop, review, and approve engineering deliverables.

  • Establish strategic direction around facility and pipeline engineering.

  • Lead the resolution of technical/engineering issues during detailed engineering, construction and commissioning, including information requests and needs.

  • Review and approve hydrostatic testing documentation.

  • Manage the workflow between company and external consultants.

  • Identify changes and support management of change process to ensure integrity is maintained throughout the design development process.

  • Identify and document opportunities for improvement as lessons learned throughout the design development process.

  • Work collaboratively with other project groups to share and implement best practices.

  • Contribute to the continual improvement of the company’s project management tools and processes.

Pipeline Engineer Mandatory Skills

  • Project Engineering skills.

  • Experience in the design of pipelines (FERC experience preferred) and/or the modification of Metering & Regulation (M&R) stations / Pipeline Interconnects including knowledge of:

    • Meters & Measurement Instrumentation

    • Flow Control Valves & Regulators

    • Valves

    • Separators

    • Line Heaters

    • Odorization Equipment

    • Gas Quality Analysis Equipment

  • Experience in the design and execution of Pipeline Integrity (PI) projects (Class Changes, Line Lowering/Forced Relocation, Installation/Modification of Pig Launchers/Receivers, etc.) and other pipeline maintenance and modernization projects.

  • Leadership skills; ability to create a vision, clearly communicate direction and drive to goal completion.

  • Team development skills with change management experience; accepts change with grace and understands change principles.

  • Applicable industry regulatory experience (working knowledge of federal regulatory knowledge, state regulatory knowledge, and pipeline market knowledge).

  • Ability to read and understand technical documents including legal contracts and information on new management concepts and new technology.

  • Understand and express complex and sensitive concepts clearly, correctly and in a well-organized form.

  • Take ownership of responsibilities.

  • Demonstrated ability to influence individuals to accomplish objectives without direct reporting relationships.

  • Process development skills with a demonstrated ability to shape and continuously improve business processes.

  • Competent in the following areas: Building a Successful Team; Building Partnerships; Communication; Developing Others; Strategic Decision Making.

  • Must be able to process information quickly and make decisions under stress.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate across all cultural and company boundaries.

  • Skilled in the areas of team facilitation, collaboration, negotiation and influencing, process mapping, problem solving and creative solutions.

  • Ability to recognize strategic implications of problems and issues.

  • Ability to recognize and evaluate risks, hazards, losses and prevent conflicts between activities.

  • Analytical, communication, facilitation and negotiation skills are needed.