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Senior Pipeline Engineer Job

Date: Jan 27, 2018

Location: Walnut Creek, CA, US

Company: Golder Associates

Senior Pipeline Engineer

Location US-CA-Walnut Creek

Posted Date 3 months ago(11/13/2017 2:41 PM)
Job ID: 2017-13381
Area of Interest: EN - Energy Services
Job Type: Full Time
# of Positions: 1
Education (Minimum): Bachelor Degree
Experience (Years): 10

Job Responsibilities

The Golder U.S. team (Golder Associates Inc.) is consistently voted a top consulting firm to work for and operates out of more than 40 offices across the country from Anchorage, Alaska to Tampa, Florida. Since the first office opened in 1968, we have built a reputation for providing innovative, quality solutions. From our initial strength in geotechnical engineering, our services expanded to meet the increasing range of client needs, including pipeline engineering.

Golder Associates Inc. is currently seeking a Senior Pipeline Engineer to work at our Walnut Creek, California office.

Walnut Creek is Golder’s center for pipeline engineering and design practices. Qualified individuals must have strong engineering and design experience related to pipeline systems engineering and construction, or experience related to piping in the oil & gas, petroleum refining or mining sectors. The successful candidate will be managing and engineering pipeline systems projects that typically require routing assessments, constructability review and design of alternative construction methods (such as HDD, Microbore, etc.), hydraulic friction loss calculations, pipe sizing and material selection, and pipeline alignments.

* Prepare project funding documents such as cost estimates, equipment bid summaries and authorization requests
* Develop project scoping documents such as routing studies, construction methodology, design criteria, and alignment sheets
* Direct detailed engineering by junior staff including line hydraulic calculations and equipment sizing and specifications
* Provide field project coordination, engineering services and troubleshooting with direct client interface
* Write or oversee technical reports
* Manage mid to large-size projects and teams up to $50MM in total installed cost.
* Contribute to projects with major focus in leadership of technical excellence or project management for larger or more complex projects
* Mentor junior staff
* For smaller design projects act in both the PM and technical roles

Job Requirements

The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:
* A minimum of 10 years of project engineering
* A minimum 5 years in in urban pipeline projects. Municipal experience a plus
* BS engineering degree from an accredited academic institution
* PE license in California required. Civil Preferred
* Knowledge of pipeline engineering for “outside the fence construction”, including land permitting, environmental regulations, and geotechnical impacts
* Knowledge of gas and utility codes and regulations including 49 CFR Part 192, CPUC GO 112E, ASME B31.8
* Experience with design of alternative instruction methods including HDD, mirco-tunneling, and jack and bore
* Understanding of Pipeline Hazardous Materials and Safety Administration
* Project management experience, certification preferred
* Solid organization and time management abilities
* Authorization to work in the United States
* Strong interpersonal skills combined with a positive, team-oriented attitude
* Excellent Communication skills, both verbal and written
* High level of personal integrity with a strong work ethic
* Willingness to travel internationally as dictated by project demands
* Pass a pre-employment physical including a drug screening and background check

Additional Information

Our staff benefit from:
* An option to purchase shares in Golder Associates;
* Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth;
* Employee mentoring program; and,
* Competitive benefits and remuneration packages.

Regularly ranked as one of the best companies to work for!

Established in 1960, Golder is a global, employee-owned organisation driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From over 165 offices worldwide, our more than 6,500 employees help our clients find sustainable solutions to the challenges society faces today including extraction of finite resources, energy and water supply and management, waste management, urbanisation, and climate change. We do this by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services to our clients in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.

Golder Associates Statement

Golder Associates Inc. is a drug free employer and undertakes drug and alcohol testing as allowed by law and pursuant to its Drug Free Workplace Policy. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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