Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: San Ramon, United States
Salary: $125000 - $165000 per annum
Start Date: 2020-01-23
Reference: BH-122696
Contact Name: Jonathan Hendricks
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Job Published: January 23, 2020 23:09

Job Description


  • 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 Review historical documents, verify prescribed test boundaries and identify potential hydrotest obstacles.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.

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) degree.
  • Valid Professional Engineer license.
  • At least 8 years of professional experience. Experience in oil & gas/utility industry preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of P&ID’s.
  • 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.