Principal Structural/Civil Engineer -  Oil and Gas

Location: Houston, Texas
Date Posted: 08-06-2017
Position:  Principal Structural/Civil Engineer -  Oil and Gas
Location: Houston, TX 77027
Duration:  Contract to Hire 
 
POSITION OVERVIEW:
Determines methods and solutions for complex engineering problems and selects the most efficient and economical manner in meeting the objectives. Applies advanced engineering techniques and analyses within a discipline. This level of Engineer is a fully qualified professional, proficient in the utilization of current engineering theories and practices. May serve as a technical consultant in area of specialty for management or the client. Many assignments involve CAE (computer aided engineering)/CAD (computer aided design) applications. Willingness to travel or relocate to supplier, client, or construction site locations, is expected.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Determines methods and solutions for complex structural engineering problems for our oil/gas/chemical projects and selects the most efficient and economical manner in meeting the objectives. These design challenges will include steel design, concrete and foundations for heavy structures. The successful candidate will use advanced methods to perform dynamic analysis. This level of Engineer is a fully qualified professional, proficient in the utilization of current engineering theories and practices. Many assignments involve CAE (computer aided engineering)/CAD (computer aided design) applications. Willingness to travel or relocate to supplier, client, or construction site locations, is expected.

Leads other Engineers and design personnel in technical excellence and growth in the Quality Improvement Process.

Provides technical consultations for interdisciplinary analytical studies and analyses.

Ensures compliance of design with all applicable codes and regulations, providing the seal and signature of the professional engineer when required by statute or contract.

Prepares material/equipment specifications and purchase requisitions; reviews supplier data; witnesses shop tests, assists with assessing supplier manufacturing capabilities.

Develops operation and maintenance plans; develops standard operating procedures; prepares O & M manuals and may conduct on-site training of personnel.

Conducts surveys, studies, and site investigations.

Performs reliability, availability, maintenance (RAM) and safety analyses.

Maintains affiliation with professional societies to keep abreast of current technologies.

Helps determine budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule. May assist with other administrative and technical duties.

Recommends and prepares technical papers.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Texas PE required
NCEES record required
Proficiency with AutoCAD required
Proficiency with Risa 3d, Staad pro required

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
4-year degree in Engineering (or related field) and 10-12 years of related work experience. Professional Engineer registration may be required.

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:
Potential to perform in a lead capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a familiarity of industry practices and regulations are required. Must also possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and be able to select and apply appropriate engineering software for use on project.


Must be able to pass drug and background check
 

Mary Avikians
Client Services Manager
JBA International, LLC
1192 N. Lake Avenue, Pasadena, CA  91104
Direct: 626-204-6914
E-mail: mary@jba.com
www.jba.com
 
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