Burns & McDonnell Senior Pipeline Engineer - Pipelines (Detroit) in Detroit, Michigan
The Senior Pipeline Engineer will lead pipeline design project teams to create world designs for new projects, alterations and redevelopments on a variety of projects including transmission and distribution pipelines. The Senior Pipeline Engineer will lead the project team throughout the design and construction process, adapting design plans according to budget constraints, design factors or client needs.
Lead pipeline design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers.
Prepare pipeline equipment: packaged equipment and construction specifications and data sheets, Request's for Qualifications (RFQ's), technical bid summaries and purchase recommendations.
Review pipeline vendor drawings; data interface with suppliers, clients, other engineering disciplines, detailers and designers.
Participate in development of project schedule, scope, budget staffing planning and construction planning. Responsible for effective management of change orders.
Apply expert knowledge of commonly used pipeline concepts, practices, codes and procedures within the pipeline engineering services industry. Compile studies and reports. Write specifications.
Apply knowledge and experience to complex projects, find/develop non-standard design solutions.
Quality review production drawings for a variety of projects and project related data as required by the project managers to verify design compliance with project, client and industry standards, including constructability.
Quality review the construction administration including, coordination with field personnel to resolve design related installation issues, calculations, field inspections and testing of materials.
Lead field inspections, installation, measurements or calculations for public and private clients.
Prepare and present technical reports for clients and industry publications.
Build effective relationships with existing clients, customers and contractors and develop new business opportunities. Responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction goals and expectations are met.
Participate in sales and marketing efforts and identify, lead and manage key pursuits.
Lead the development of cost proposals and qualification statements to achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance.
Prepare, present and manage project budgets and cost estimates. Report project performance.
Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to the pipeline engineering practice. Mentor and guide less experienced engineers.
Responsible for QA/QC process adherence.
Responsible for effective communication with other engineering disciplines.
Responsible for compliance with company and site safety policies.
All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Civil Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.
Or Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Civil Engineering or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
Master of Science degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering a plus.
7 years pipeline engineering experience. EPC project experience preferred.
Professional Engineering License (PE) preferred.
Expert knowledge in standard engineering techniques and procedures. Strong computer skills (e.g. AutoCAD, MicroStation, ATF).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience with leading the discipline design for large projects and delegating work tasks to team members. Ability to lead execution of work and resolve issues in a team environment.
Demonstrated critical thinking skills, ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment.
Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem-solving skills.
Ability to perform quality reviews for detailed engineering documents and specifications.
Ability to travel.
Primary Location US-MI-Detroit
Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
Req ID: 225876 Job Hire Type Experienced