Senior Pipeline Engineer – Transmission & Distribution

Burns McDonnell

Full Time
Houston, TX
Posted 4 weeks ago


  • Primary responsibilities include design of pipelines and related facilities.
  • Execute complex assignments requiring the use of advanced techniques, resulting in the development of new or improved processes, equipment and/or technological methods.
  • May develop and evaluate plans for major pipeline projects.
  • May assess feasibility or soundness of proposed applications when data is insufficient, or testing is advisable.
  • May coordinate departmental or divisional project studies, reports or project design assignments.
  • Progressive design and project management responsibilities.
  • Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced staff members.
  • Regularly meets and corresponds with clients or outside personnel.
  • Some marketing responsibilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Up to 20% of travel.


  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (any) or a directly related field plus seven (7) years of related pipeline design experience.
  • Must have five (5) years of experience in the following (experience may be gained concurrently):
  • Project Experience working with pipeline design codes and safety requirements, including ASME B31.4, B31.8, 49 CFR Part 192, and 49 CFR Part 195
  • Experience with production of design and construction documents, including alignments sheets, site specific crossing drawings, or P&ID drawings and specifications
  • Experience with design and construction of horizontal directional drills and other trenchless crossings
  • Must have three (3) years of experience in the following (experience may be gained concurrently):
  • Experience with permitting requirement for trenchless installations
  • Experience with stress analysis and inadvertent return analysis for horizontal directional drilling
  • Will accept a Master’s degree plus six (6) years of related pipeline design experience in lieu of Bachelor’s degree plus seven (7) years of related pipeline design experience. Up to 20% of travel.

Qualified applicants please submit resume to Requisition ID 213950. Employees may also refer a candidate to apply and be eligible for an award through Burns & McDonnell’s Employee Referral Program described in the company’s Policy Manual. Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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