Stantec System

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Location US-AK-Anchorage
Posted Date 4 months ago(11/9/2017 6:03 PM)
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Oil and Gas EPCM Services

Your Opportunity

Finding efficient, safe, and economical ways to develop and deliver oil and gas is an ongoing challenge. From the Arctic to the Canadian oil sands and the US shale plays, our Oil & Gas team partners with clients to provide engineering, procurement, construction management (EPCM), permitting, survey, and environmental services across the upstream, midstream, and downstream oil and gas industry. We design facilities, pipelines, terminals, and refineries, as well as critical infrastructure like processing plants and field facilities. Through our partnerships, industry experience, and use of technology, we develop new and inventive ways to solve emerging issues, meet regulations, and increase productivity. Explore your career options with us.


We are currently seeking a Mechanical Piping Engineer to join the team in our Anchorage, Alaska office. The successful candidate will be accountable for project performance, scope, schedule, budget, and technical deliverables.


Your Duties

  • Perform preliminary and detailed engineering for pipeline facilities, pump stations, tank farms, and pipeline tie-ins using ASME B31.3 and B31.4 codes
  • Ensure work produced is of high quality and in compliance with Stantec’s quality system
  • Work within specified budgets and schedules and meeting corporate and project quality requirements
  • Piping design and materials selection for typical oil and gas projects and pipeline pump station facilities
  • Piping hydraulics and line sizing
  • Support and execution of piping stress analysis
  • Extensive experience with the following codes: ASME B31.3, ASME B31.4 and ASME B31.8
  • Prepare equipment specifications and data sheets for oil and gas facilities and technical evaluation of vendor proposals, including review of vendor drawings
  • Preparation of piping construction specifications
  • Preparation of technical specifications, which may include piping line class definitions, or specification deviations
  • Direct the preparations of and check mechanical drawings including P&IDs, piping plans, sections, and isometrics
  • Report writing
  • Support cost estimating including engineering staff hours
  • Mentoring junior engineers, administration, and supervision of mechanical engineers
  • Maintain professional training requirements
  • Preparation of safe work plans for field visits, compliance with Stantec’s health and safety system
  • Available for travel

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree
  • Professional Engineering (P.E.) designation in Alaska, or ability to become registered within 6 months of hire
  • Minimum 10 years of engineering experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with an EPC company, with preliminary and detailed engineering for oil & gas, and pipeline facilities
  • Work in the midstream oil and gas industry
  • At least 1 year of field experience is preferred
  • Success working within specified budgets and schedules and meeting corporate and project quality requirements
  • Detailed knowledge of piping and mechanical design and materials for typical oil & gas projects, with specific experience with pipeline pump station facilities
  • Experience with piping hydraulics and line sizing
  • Working knowledge and aptitude with application of ASME and API codes
  • Proficient with pipe stress analysis tools, specifically AutoPIPE
  • Experience with seismic design of piping and mechanical systems
  • General knowledge of transient hydraulic analysis. Able to review and apply results to piping and mechanical systems
  • Proficient with Navisworks


We would like to thank all candidates that apply; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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