Burns & McDonnell Assistant Mechanical Engineer - Pipelines (Houston) in Houston, Texas
T&D Pipelines provides design and engineering services for pipelines and pipeline facilities within the oil and gas industry by directly pursuing regulated gas markets (i.e. the gas transmission and gas utility markets). Typical assets for gas utilities include natural gas transmission pipelines and distribution systems, metering and regulating facilities, compressor stations, and gas storage facilities.
The Assistant Mechanical Engineer will work under the supervision of a licensed professional engineer to assist project teams to create world class designs for new projects, alterations and redevelopments on a variety of pipeline and pipeline facility projects including transmission and distribution pipelines, metering & regulation (M&R) stations, storage field upgrades and compressor stations. The Assistant Mechanical Engineer will work with the project team throughout the design and construction process, adapting pipeline plans according to budget constraints, design factors or client needs.
Assists in the pipeline design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion
Assists with modifying and reviewing production drawings for a variety of projects including, but not limited to: pipeline and pipeline facility projects including transmission and distribution pipelines, M&R stations, storage field upgrades and compressor stations.
Assists in designing pipeline components for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers.
Applies basic knowledge of commonly used pipeline engineering/design concepts, principles, practices, codes and procedures within the pipeline engineering services industry.
Assists with research and compiles project related data as required by the project managers. Assists with compiling studies and reports. Assists with feasibility or soundness of proposed applications when data is insufficient or testing is advisable.
Assists with correcting and updating drawings provided by senior engineers to verify corrections are made within multiple CAD related software.
Assists with client presentations, shop drawing review and contract administration for the design of pipeline and pipeline facility projects including transmission and distribution pipelines, M&R stations, storage field upgrades and compressor stations.
Assists in performing field inspections, measurements or calculations for public and private clients.
All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.
Or Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
Master of Science degree in Engineering may be substituted for one year of experience.
Successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) or Engineer-in-Training (EIT) strongly preferred.
Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.
Involvement on campus or in the community.
Basic knowledge in standard mechanical engineering techniques, principles and procedures.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.
Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)
Basic computer skills include AutoCAD, BIM (Revit), 3D Rendering Programs, hydraulic analysis, and HVAC analysis programs.
Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated leadership skills.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status.
Job Mechanical Engineering
Primary Location US-TX-Houston
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Req ID: 222726
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