AECOM Mechanical Pipeline Engineer in New Orleans, Louisiana

Business Line Oil + Gas

Position Title Mechanical Pipeline Engineer

United States of America - Louisiana

New Orleans

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly motivated Mechanical Pipeline Engineer for employment in our New Orleans, LA office.

Position Description or Typical Responsibilities:

This position involves the engineering required for project, including FERC and non-regulated pipelines, compressor stations, an pump stations and is contingent upon contract award with an anticipated hire date in August 2017.

  • Intermediate to advanced level of understanding of mechanical engineering

  • Development and ability to check pipeline specifications per appropriate CFR 49, Part 192 and 195 and ANSI standards, welding specifications, coating specifications

  • Candidate will produce engineering required for projects including FERC and non-regulated pipelines, compressor stations, and pump stations

  • Creation of hydro-test plans and pipeline integrity test plans

  • Versed in process of preparing and checking technical calculations

  • Development of PFD's, P&ID's, and engineering drawings

  • Strong understanding industry codes and standards including ASME Piping Codes and ASME BPVC

  • Understands the process of collecting data and information and apply to technical designs and economic evaluations relating to mechanical engineering and pipeline engineering

  • Versed in methods of business development and able to lead the preparation of proposals

  • Understands planning and scheduling of mechanical engineering tasks for design projects

  • Leads or assists with development of manpower, manhour, and labor cost requirements for a project and can monitor them to aid in evaluating project schedule and budget.

  • Provides technical guidance to a modest sized group of engineers and designers

  • Ability to lead mechanical engineering efforts for small sized projects

  • Candidate will interface with client and sub-contractors during project life cycles including survey and geotechnical sub-contractors

  • Assist in pipeline route selection including: Route Analysis, Crossing selection and design, alignment sheets creation, HDD calculations and design, class location documentation, hydraulic analysis and modeling

  • Constructability review and management including understanding of construction requirements for HDD and other crossing types, equipment and valve/piping placement

  • Strong understanding of project change control process and can identify potential changes

Minimum Requirements


  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from a four year accredited college or university.


  • Minimum of 7 years of experience required in engineering/design of onshore transmission oil & gas pipeline and meter station design for construction projects in the midstream onshore pipeline industry

  • Must have working knowledge of codes and standards for gas and/or liquid pipelines including ASME 31.3 and 31.8, CFR 49, Part 192 and 195

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products

  • Must possess or be able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC)

  • Due to the nature of the work, candidate must be a US Citizen

  • Must be able to obtain Personal Identification Verification (PIV) which complies with Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD‐12.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • 12 years experience in engineering/design of onshore transmission oil & gas pipeline and meter station design for construction projects in the midstream onshore pipeline industry

  • Professional Engineer License preferred

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

  • Relocation or per diem benefits are not available for this position

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 163661BR