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Pipe Stress Engineer- OGC Engineering

Kiewit Corporation Houston, TX

Job Description

Requisition ID: 83475

    District Overview
    Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service engineering firm serving oil, gas and chemical markets. Our combined staff of engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve the LNG, midstream, refining, and petrochemical markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-driven engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery.
    Our rapidly growing oil, gas and chemical team, which includes structural, civil, piping, mechanical, process, process safety, electrical, instrument and control disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the EPCC delivery model for dynamic process facilities. 
    Position Overview
    We are an innovative team of engineers and designers that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff leads and collaborates with Kiewit's module fabrication and construction teams to approach construction-driven engineering with a focus on safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit's legacy of excellence.
    This position will be based out of our Energy Corridor office
    Primary Responsibilities

  •     Perform pipe stress and flexibility analysis per ASME B31.3 for Deadweight, Thermal, Pressure, Seismic and Wind load conditions
  •     Model piping systems for analysis using Caesar II software
  •     Assist in identification of critical lines requiring pipe stress analysis, review line list to ensure adequate level of criticality is defined
  •     Prepare calculations to address various issues such as slug flow, mixed phase flow, water hammer, cyclic service, differential settlement, wind, seismic, PSV thrust force
  •     Reviews the work of engineers and designers developing engineering and design documents as needed for the project.
  •     Possesses critical analytical skills and is adept at utilizing good decision making tool; high level of data analysis skills.
  •     Regularly performs reviews of vendor documents to ensure specifications and data sheet requirements are met.
  •     Design calculation like Pressure-Temperature rating, Pipe wall thickness, Branch Reinforcement Pad, Miter bend calculation
  •     Establish design criteria, prepare procurement specifications, evaluate bids, and manage contracts for various types of piping systems along with any other specified equipment
  •     Considers multiple solutions and makes good decisions based on good data analysis.
  •     Reviews application of standards for correct interpretations.
  •     Leads projects in how to interpret and apply codes and standards.
  •     Leads team to identify changes in the scope of work during mid to large-sized projects. 
  •     Produces design changes as needed to stay within budget and schedule.  
  •     Recognizes the importance of customer needs.
  •     Performs assigned work efficiently and effectively to maximize person productivity.
  •     Leads quality checks of the design and engineering of a mid to major-sized project to ensure accuracy.
  •     Establishes credibility in terms of technical competency and team leading ability. 


  •     Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering minimum required.
  •     5+ years of related work experience in the Oil & Gas industry, specifically Pipe Stress/Pipe Support engineering and design experience 
  •     Self directs work with limited supervision.
  •     Provides guidance, leadership and training to less experienced engineers.
  •     Leads small team to complete task/design on project.
  •     Work with project team as representative and coordinates work within discipline department.
  •     Adjusts to varying demands of work and performs well.
  •     Develops and presents work in well-constructed written and verbal presentations.  Clearly conveys messages and ideas, gains understanding.
  •     Communicates effectively with supervisor and members of immediate department.
  •     Works collaboratively across departments and involves others in solving problems. Initiates meetings within own team, other disciplines or internal customers for clarity on work.


    About Kiewit 
    As one of North Americas largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

    How We're Different

  •    Consistently ranked within the top five of the œTop 400 Contractors according to Engineering News-Record 
  •    Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment
  •    401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay
  •    Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
  •    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

    Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

  • Job Details

    Date Posted October 23, 2019
    Date Closes December 22, 2019
    Requisition 83475
    Located In Houston, TX
    SOC Category 00-0000.00

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