Mechanical Engineer - Oil & Gas

Atlanta, GA

Posted: 01/09/2024 Job Number: 21165

Job Description


Job Title: Engineer III or IV

Location: Atlanta, GA

Department: Engineering

Pay Range: $115-$155K, some flexibility

Contract or Direct Hire:  Direct

Reason for Requisition: Growth


Job Description:


Engineer III ($110K-$135K)- 8-15 years’experience, P.E. Required or at minimum an EIT and willing to obtain within 12 months.

Engineer IV ($135-$155K)- 15+ years- P.E. Required


As a Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for mechanical engineering and design including design criteria, material selection and equipment sizing in compliance with codes and standards. You will work closely with client project teams to determine work scope requirements, monitor and control project costs, and pro-actively resolve variances from project plans.

  • Design oil and gas pipelines, pipeline metering facilities, gas compression facilities, liquid pump stations, gas processing, dehydration, heaters, filter separators, and slug catchers.
  • Design hydrostatic tests, pipeline replacements, station replacements.
  • Design hydrostatic tests for pipeline segments that require a valid strength test to establish the maximum allowable operating pressure (MAOP) of the pipeline. Review historical documents, verify prescribed test boundaries and identify potential hydrotest obstacles.
  • Responsible for pipe sizing calculations, valve sizing, hydrostatic test design;hydraulic design, compressor designs, pump designs, interactions with regulatory and permitting agencies as well as other pipeline engineering support.
  • Specify materials and equipment for purchase, using data sheets when required. Write equipment specifications for purchase when required.
  • Work closely with other disciplines to prepare and submit engineering design package
  • Review engineering plans to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, standards, and industry best practices.
  • Assist in preparing Request for Proposal responses as needed.
  • Coach and mentor others on engineering principles.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in an Engineering Discipline (BSME).
  • Valid Professional Engineer license
  • A minimum 8 years of professional experience with 6 years in oil & gas/utility industry.
  • Thorough knowledge of Process Flow Diagrams (PFD), Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID), piping drawings, isometric fabrication drawings, bill of materials, and general arrangement drawings.
  • Good knowledge of industry codes and standards ASME/ANSI/API/NFPA/CSA codes (ASME B31.3, B31.4, B31.8, 49 CFR 192 & 195).
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and organization skills.

Required Skills
  • Understands and is proficient with required codes and regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify problems and work creatively in a team environment to resolve them.
  • Ability to respond in a flexible manner and to reprioritize work as the situation demands.
  • Has developed excellent communication skills, both written and verbal through experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills combined with a positive, team-oriented attitude
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and organization skills.
  • Detailed oriented, excellent organizational skills and time management skills are necessary.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.
  • Ability to develop and follow schedules.
  • Basic understanding of CAD.
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including internal resources and clients.
  • Ability to read and interpret communication styles of team members and clients who come from both technical and non-technical disciplines.
  • Willingness to travel as dictated by project demands.



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