Natural Gas Distribution Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Posted 14 days 11 hours ago by AECOM

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Tennessee, Nashville, United States, 37247
Job Description

United States of America - North Carolina, Charlotte

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Natural Gas Distribution Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to work from either Charlotte, NC (preferred), Morrisville, NC (near Raleigh), Cincinnati, OH, or Nashville, TN.

  • This need is anticipated for upcoming work and is contingent upon contract / project award.


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether its improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of whats possible the worlds longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingand disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune s Worlds Most Admired Companies 2

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record 's 2019 Top 500 Design Firms and #1 2019 Top 200 Environmental Firms

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2


AECOMs Energy business line provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. As a fully accredited Energy Services Company (ESCO), we connect knowledge and experience across our global technical network to solve energys most complex challenges. Our teams integrated framework brings together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers to enhance electrical system infrastructure, reduce energy use, and generate energy on-site from traditional and renewable sources.


  • Candidate will produce the engineering required for projects including natural gas distribution pipelines, regulator stations, and metering stations.

  • Creation and maintenance of cost estimates and schedules for assigned portions of natural gas distribution projects.

  • Client and sub-contractor interface during project life cycles including survey and geotechnical sub-contractors.

  • Creation of hydrostatic test plans, pipeline integrity test plans, equipment and material specification and selection.

  • Assist in pipeline route selection including: route analysis, crossing selection and design, alignment sheets creation, HDD calculations and design, class location documentation, hydraulic analysis and modeling.

  • Pipe Specification development including: Evaluation to conformance with DOT 49CFR 192 and 195, and appropriate ANSI standards, pipe sizing, weld spec, hydraulic analysis, and coating specification.

  • Valves and equipment specification, tank and vessel specification and design, pump, compressors and skid mounted systems specification, vendor qualification.

  • Creation of PFD - P&ID's for facilities or processes.

  • Coordination and management of design documentation and procurement processes.

  • Constructability review and management including understanding of construction workspace.

  • Design of regulator and metering stations.

Level specific responsibilities:

  • Senior technical resource may serve as technical advisor for team

  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.

  • Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high quality cost effective work by others.

  • Participates in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.

  • Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.

  • Uses expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of PS&E package.

  • Performs quality control review of design calculations or drawings.

  • Prepares technical specification sections.

  • Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS in Engineering and 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience engineering distribution gas and pipeline, meter station design and pipeline construction projects in the midstream/pipeline industry.

  • Experience in local, state and/or United States federal permitting

  • Experience working with project schedules and budgets

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Project and/or Primavera 6

  • Working knowledge of codes and standards for gas and/or liquid pipelines including CFR 49, Part 192 & 195, ASME 31.3 & 31.8, NEC


  • This position does not include sponsorship for US work authorization

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to make amazing happen in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each persons potential, and well help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering

Business Line Power & Industrial

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 239933BR

Additional Locations US - Cincinnati, OH, US - Morrisville, NC - 1600 Perimeter Park Drive, US - Nashville, TN - 151 1st Avenue

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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