Engineer, Principal (Piping Stress)
WorleyParsons Group - Houston, TX

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Job Description:
  • Department Operations - May assist or be
responsible for department operations activities
such as: Encourage project team knowledge of and
compliance with department guidelines and company
procedures. Identify department issues and forward
to department management team. Attempt to resolve
inter-discipline, vendor, and client issues before
elevating to department management team.
Review/forward expense claims to department
  • Department Communications - May assist or be
responsible for department communications activities
such as: Attend/participate in periodic department
meetings. Identify division risk/liability concerns
and forward to department management. May prepare
and present technical subject matter when required.
Present solutions to management team to mitigate
  • Health, Safety, and Environmental- Support,
participate in, and ensure use of health, safety,
and environmental (HSE) programs. Facilitate
atmosphere of concern for HSE issues.
  • Business Development Support - May assist or be
responsible for business development activities such
as: Maintain latest career information on resume and
encourage maintenance of latest career information
on employee resumes. May support business
development proposal efforts. Maintain positive
working relationships with client contacts,
suppliers, installation contractors, other
engineering consultants, and external agencies.
  • New Employee Orientation - Identify required
employee skills/competencies. Support new employee
orientation activities. Facilitate atmosphere where
new employees first impressions are positive.
  • Employee Allocation Program - May assist or be
responsible for employee allocation program
activities such as: Determine project staffing
levels and skill set requirements and communicate to
direct supervisor. Authorize employee timesheet
submissions for project chargeable hours. May
attend/participate in department resource allocation
meeting. Approve project team vacation requests.
Ensure project team vacation coverage and
workarounds. Support employee reallocation and
unplanned employee absence activities.
  • Employee Development Program- Mentor/train and
facilitate mentorship/training of department
employees. May assist or be responsible for employee
development program activities such as: Participate
in and facilitate external training, internal
engineering design systems (EDS)/engineering
applications (EA) training, and internal department
  • Employee Performance Management Program - Forward
employee/team achievements and employee performance
issues to department management. Participate in
performance reviews. Participate in employee/team
recognition activities.Employee Departures - May
assist or be responsible for employee departure
activities such as: Assist in determining employment
issues and market pressures. Assist in identifying
chronic or systemic employee concerns. Assist in
conducting planned departures or facilitate
unplanned employee departures.Technical Competency
Assurance Program - May assist or be responsible for

technical competency assurance activities such as:
Encourage project team knowledge of and compliance
with department Engineering Practices. Enforce
employee adherence to generally accepted
engineering/design practice. Support standardization
of calculations/analyses/studies/reports. Support
standardization of equipment specifications/data
sheets/selection. Contribute to engineering/design
knowledge. Encourage use of intranet based technical
resources. Enforce adherence to regulatory codes and
standards. Enforce adherence to engineering laws and
guidelines. Enforce adherence to client guidelines,
standards, and specifications whenever viable and
lawful. Enforce adherence to corporate guidelines.
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control Program - May
assist or be responsible for quality

assurance/quality control activities such as:
Encourage project team knowledge of and compliance
with department quality assurance and quality
control guidelines. Plan/participate in technical
audits. Support CAD checking and incorporation of
comments. Support engineering/design technical
checking and incorporation of comments.
  • Project Scope/Cost/Time Management - Be
knowledgeable regarding the project scope/cost/time
requirements and assist team in meeting
expectations. Advises direct supervisor and/or
Engineering and Project Management team regarding
any issues, staffing requirements, progress
slippage, scope changes, budget overruns, or other
events that could affect project completion and/or
profitability. May assist or be responsible for
project scope/cost/time management. Establish the
project scope, cost, and time requirements with the
client, and maintain the engineering scope control
documents, engineering cost estimates, and
engineering project schedule. Determine the project
scope battery limits with the local utility, other
consulting companies, and equipment vendors and
provide information and back check the construction
cost estimate and construction schedule. Maintain a
record of client preferred design options, client
preferred equipment configurations and scope
changes. Obtain client approval of deliverables.
  • Project Quality Management - Be knowledgeable
regarding the project quality management
requirements and assist team in meeting
expectations. May assist or be responsible for
project quality management. Create project quality
plan, monitor project quality assurance and quality
control activities, and recommend quality
  • Project Risk Management - May assist or be
responsible for project risk management. Participate
in project risk assessment process, identify ongoing
risks, develop workaround plans and manage ongoing
  • Proficient with Caesar II stress program
  • Experience with AutoPIPE stress program and/or FEA
programs such as NozzlePRO or FEPIPE desirable.
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of ASME
B31.3 Code.
  • Capable of performing manual calculations and
checking analysis of other engineers.
  • Responsible for design of spring hangers and for
procurement activities required to order springs.
  • Accountable for project schedule, milestones and
manpower projections.
  • For Offshore/Upstream projects, particular
experience analysing blast, seismic and
transportation cases.
  • Harsh environment (Arctic) experience a bonus.
Job Requirements:
  • BS or MS in related field or applicable discipline,
typically an engineering degree; or equivalent
experience if allowed by law. Expert knowledge of
applicable theories, practices, and accepted
procedures. Typically minimum of 8 years of relevant
experience; relevant professional registration
  • Recognized as a functional expert and thought
leader within the department and broader
organization. Anticipates complex internal and
external business issues with impact on the
organization and can recommend innovative program
and/or program solutions. Contributes to strategic
program development. Proficient with engineering
software applications;
  • Computer proficiency required; Strong analytical
and problem solving skills. Accuracy and attention
to detail important. Ability to meet deadlines and
manage priorities somewhat important. The ability to
prepare and present complex program proposals and
reports to senior level management and customers is
critical. Ability to establish project estimates and
oversight of project budgets. Strong written and
verbal communication skills in English are essential
to effectively teach what they know to other
  • Commitment to customer service and ability to guide
department personnel in partnership with and during
manager's absence is essential. Ability to maintain
confidential information critical.
  • Generally characterized as a "Leader" or "Technical
Specialist" with the ability to technically advise
and guide the department program design and
development. Leads complex and often
cross-functional project teams.
  • Typically will regularly interface with
departmental staff and upper management, and
frequently with outside customers.
  • General attributes required of all WorleyParsons
employees include: Zero Harm, Action Orientation,
Building Effective Business Relationships,
Commitment, Customer Focus, Dealing with Change,
Drive for Results, Integrity and Trust, and Basic
Leadership Skills.
  • Willingness to travel or to accept field
assignments preferred.
  • Willingness to engage in professional associations
  • Ability to work effectively in teams.
General attributes required of all WorleyParsons

employees include:
Zero Harm, Action Orientation, Building Effective
Business Relationships, Commitment, Customer Focus,
Dealing with Change, Drive for Results, Integrity and
Trust, and Basic Leadership Skills.
About WorleyParsons
WorleyParsons is a leading global provider of technical,
project and operational support services to our
customers. Our comprehensive network enables us to
provide local support to our customers backed by global
expertise across the Oil & Gas, Power, Mining, and
Infrastructure & Environment industries. WorleyParsons’
global footprint continues to expand with a total
workforce of approximately 37,800 people operating from
more than 148 offices in 48 countries. We were ranked #1
International Design firm by Engineering News-Record
(ENR) in 2011!
WorleyParsons US Operations provide Engineering,
Procurement and Construction Management services across
our 24 US offices with outstanding health, safety and
environmental performance. To deliver these services,
WorleyParsons functions as the sole supplier, member of
a joint venture, a subcontractor, or a local contractor.
We also operate within formalized alliances,
partnerships, and consortiums. Our US Operations include
global centers of engineering expertise in refining,
sulphur technology, arctic developments, topsides,
subsea systems, deepwater facilities, nuclear power, and
renewable energy. These hubs support domestic customers
as well as the execution of mega-projects for
international customers in Brazil, China, Russia, West
Africa and Saudi Arabia, among others.
OneWay™ is WorleyParsons global initiative to
incorporate health, safety and environment in all
aspects of our business. We have a vision of zero harm
to people, the environment and assets. OneWay™ is our
means of achieving this. Apply today to be a part of the
WorleyParsons team of unique and impressive
WorleyParsons Group is an equal opportunity employer.

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