Our client is a successful Engineering, Design and Project Management Company headquartered in Southern California. They have nearly 40 years of experience in effective System Planning, Engineering, and Coordinating of energy, process, utility, and water resource facilities.
They have a fantastic opportunity for a Lead Pipeline Designer to support pipeline and utility design, mapping, and database development using AutoCAD. The work includes documenting features such as utilities, incorporating survey and property/right-of-way information, developing exhibits for communication and permitting, and preparing construction drawings. The work is primarily in the office, but there is often great opportunities to do field investigations and validation for the pipeline and utility designs. The primary tool used in this position is AutoCAD Civil3D. Some designers also use GIS and UAVs as part of the workflow process and development of deliverables, depending on project requirements and the initiative of individuals to learn and apply ESRI and other GIS systems to the completion of the work.
Candidates must have 10+ years of pipeline design experience, direct experience and references with Upstream and/or Midstream Operating Companies. Strong in AutoCAD and Civil3D experience is preferred; photography manipulation and AEC object expertise. Sound knowledge in B31.4 and B31.8 design requirements. Position also requires the demonstrated ability to lead and develop a design team, learn new software & standards. Successful applicants will increase their knowledge of the design aspects of these facilities while enhancing their AutoCAD capabilities, with potential to develop to designer and design lead positions.
Preferred Qualifications include BlueSky – Skyline/Lightning Experience, Familiarity with Pipeline Survey Techniques, ESRI GIS Experience, Cross-Country Pipeline Experience & Familiarity with ASCE 38-02 SUE Classifications.
Bachelor Degree in engineering is desirable but not required, and successful performance and years of engineering study will apply to experience requirements. Candidate’s experience with Plant3D, MicroStation, UAVs, & Pipeline construction field experience is a plus!