AECOM Lead Piping Engineer in Clifton, New Jersey
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We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
AECOM has a position available fora Lead Process Piping Engineer to oversee our talented team of piping designers within the Energy practice Engineering Center of Excellence. For this role, AECOM offers the freedom and flexibility to work remotely and/or be located at a variety of Energy offices located in multiple locations across the United States.
Our team provides a wide range of mechanical engineering services across markets sectors including oil and gas – upstream, midstream and downstream refining, industrial processes (chemical, petrochemical, food and beverage), mining/bulk material handling and future and renewable fuels (such as hydrogen, renewable natural gas, biogas, carbon capture).
We are looking for an enthusiastic up and coming leader to promote our skills to new clients and maintain our deep existing client base. Qualified candidates will have a with a technical diverse background in process piping/mechanical engineering coupled with experience supervising design teams and leading tasks on projects.
The responsibilities include, but may not be limited to, the following:
Team supervision and leadership:
Support Director of Engineering in advancing the culture of technical excellence and accountability
Supervise and lead a team of piping designers through their individual and team technical development for greater utility to the organization and overall career satisfaction
Lead improvements project piping efficiencies by creating, updating, and implementing group specific standards/templates and researching and recommending software packages/plug-ins
Provide input to management on project resourcing and staff forecasting needs
Develop task and deliverable list with associated hours estimate and schedule to support business development activities
Actively support recruiting efforts
Support projects through complete life cycle including the feasibility phase, preliminary and detailed design, issue-for-bid, construction, start-up, and commissioning
Collaborate with multi-discipline technical leads to integrate piping across the full spectrum of projects and client solutions either as engineer or designer
Function as technical piping engineering lead on projects
Perform engineering calculations to support and direct construction deliverables (specifications, reports, drawings)
Generate piping specifications
Provide quality control reviews of work developed by others
Monitor your teams project progress to ensure quality, on-time and on-budget delivery of projects
Ensure that the technical and safety standards are maintained in all aspects of the design work
Participate in and present engineering and design work at client meetings including those requiring occasional travel
Level specific responsibilities:
Serves as lead engineer on mid- to large size projects
Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise
Approves and signs off on work
Provides technical expertise and able to present complex technical solutions to clients
Performs quality control reviews of work developed by others.
Participates in development of technical proposals.
Provides estimates for the engineering budget and schedule
AECOM’s Energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to energy engineering, energy procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. Our understanding of the big picture – and the interconnection between generation, distribution, storage, and the demand side of the meter – allows us to deliver holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. We connect knowledge and experience across our global framework to bring together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers who advance cleaner, secure, and more sustainable energy solutions
BA/BS (Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering preferred) from ABET accredited university
8+ years of relevant process piping engineering and design experience
High level design and CAD skills and technical competency in the field of mechanical and/or piping engineering
Demonstrated experience in AutoCAD Plant 3D and/or CadWorx
Able to participate in field walks and create field sketches, take dimensions, climb ladders, etc. as necessary
Current professional engineering license (PE) preferred
Physical design experience for industrial facilities
Highly Proficient in AutoCAD 3D design software (especially Plant 3D)
Highly Proficient with engineering software packages: Caesar II, Pipe-Flo (or other hydraulic modeling application), AspenTech applications and/or Applied Flow Technology applications
Adaptability and fervent curiosity in learning new software and applications
Experience working in collaborative model environments (e.g. Navisworks)
Experience in the management of Common Data Environments including ProjectWise, BIM 360
Experience leveraging laser scan or other data sets to inform design development
Demonstrated experience in participating complex, multi-discipline programs/projects and CAD teams
Comprehensive knowledge of industry (incl safety) standards (e.g. API, ASME)
Interest in developing talented technical teams
Able to lead engineering tasks with strong communication skills (written and verbal)
Experience on full EPC, Design/Build projects from start to finish.
Field construction and commissioning experience
Relocation assistance is not available for this role
Sponsorship is available for this role
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
Business Line: Energy
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: East
Career Area: Engineering
Work Location Model: Hybrid