Natural Gas Facilities Engineer

5 - 7 years experience  •  Engineering Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/03/17
Pittsburgh, PA
5 - 7 years experience
Engineering Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/03/17

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Natural Gas Facilities Engineer for immediate employment in the Pittsburgh, PA office.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Be able to perform engineering calculations related to the design standards for natural gas facilities
  • Implement project information from outside sources/technology format
  • Develop Construction Alignment Sheets, typical construction drawings, and permitting packages
  • Develop drawings/figures as needed per client request
  • Develop P&ID’s and PFD’s as well as review piping and civil drawing packages
  • Develop specifications for gas processing and mechanical equipment packages, work with outside vendors and lead our inside designers
  • Develop pipeline and facility engineering drawing sets issued for approval, bid, and construction packages
  • Various inner office teams (environmental permitting, CAD production, and process, mechanical, structural, electrical, engineering, and piping design)
  • Conduct/attend weekly meetings with client and contractors
  • Attend review meetings with clients to go over design engineering drawings for facilities such as compressor stations, meter stations, etc. and pipeline route development with Client
  • Information sharing with contractors and outside companies associated with project
  • Task delegation to internal staff engineers and designers
  • Assist with preparation of scope and estimates for pipeline engineering work when necessary

Work to learn/reinforce existing knowledge in general pipeline design practices, such as:

  • Valve sizing calculations and piping
  • Meter sites
  • Compressor facilities
  • Preliminary piping and pipeline layout and design
  • Horizontal Direction Drill and Conventional Bore designs

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from accredited university
  • 5+ years of relevant oil & gas industry experience or 5 years of facilities/pipeline engineeringexperience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (excel, word, outlook)
  • Must be extremely well organized
  • Must possess team leadership and participation skills
  • Must possess effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Oil & Gas clients working with facilities and/or pipelines is required
  • Due to the nature of this work, qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test


  • Prior project and personnel management background
  • History of performing in key role and/or managing large projects
  • GIS experience a plus
  • AutoCAD experience a plus
  • Experience utilizing survey data a plus
  • PE, EIT or willingness to obtain and work towards a PE required
  • Pipeline constructionexperience a plus


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