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Pipeline Integrity Engineer​/Reliability

Job in Plano - Collin County - TX Texas - USA
Company: Stantec
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-06-15
Job specializations:
  • IT/Tech
    Computer Science, Cyber Security
  • Engineering
Job Description & How to Apply Below

Pipeline Integrity Engineer (Reliability) - ( 210001GK )


As energy availability becomes increasingly critical, there’s no end to the scope and significance of your work — and to where it can take you at Stantec. Every day, we’re problem-solving and collaborating on projects that are as challenging as they are impactful. Whether designing a transformational cross-country pipeline, optimizing facilities, verifying the safety and reliability of an asset, or in the field overseeing construction projects, you’ll be joining a team of recognized industry experts on work that’s critical to our clients and our communities. The Oil & Gas industry is changing — and we’re helping clients stay ahead of the change. Join a team that’s working together with industry to deliver innovation for the long term on some of the most important and interesting projects around the world.

Your Opportunity

We are currently looking for an Integrity Reliability Engineer to work with our Oil & Gas group in Houston Texas. You will work with close guidance and supervision to execute tasks and support Lead Engineers and Project Managers working on related tasks and projects.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Perform and report on integrity risk & reliability analysis using computational tools and techniques. This includes hands-on application of existing risk & reliability models (e.g. Monte Carlo simulations, Bayesian Network, Fault Tree, Decision Tree, Markov Chain) for integrity threats.

  • Plan for and achieve department goals and job accountabilities (e.g., periodical system-wide probability of failure analysis and stakeholders’ risk analysis case study requests).

  • Support continuous improvement plan for analysis tools, processes, and methodologies, as well as long-range integrity plan and optimization.

  • Provide broad and/or deep senior technical expertise and coordinate the work of a small team with strong focus on timely delivery of analysis products.

  • Develop new (or modify existing) tools for enhancing the analysis capability and efficiency using high-level programming language platforms (e.g. Excel VBA with @Risk, MATLAB/Octave, Python).

  • Conduct detailed investigations into pipeline segments and defects that do not meet integrity risk & reliability targets following existing processes.

  • Address stakeholders’ case study requests for informed decision support, including problem definition, data collection, application of standard assessment techniques, and communication of results. Support more senior team members for complex requests that exceed standard processes.

  • Lead in the documentation and effective communication of methodology, results, limitations, etc. to internal and external stakeholders for standard assessments.

  • Execute continuous improvement of different assessment tools and techniques through:

    Researching relevant literature;Collecting relevant data for feasibility analysis and system-wide analysis; propose improvement ideas for better data accuracy and data quality;Assisting with the automation and improvement of existing models.
  • Support the development and maintenance of processes, procedures, and work instructions.

  • Generate industry publications and technical reports.

  • Respond to ad-hoc requests from team members and stakeholders to support department objectives.

  • Qualifications

    Your Capabilities and Credentials


  • Proficient with MS Office Suite.

  • Working knowledge of statistical tools (e.g. Excel with @Risk and Power BI, MATLAB/Octave Statistics).

  • Fluent in scripting languages (e.g., VBA, MATLAB, Python) and finite element analysis (e.g. ABAQUS).

  • Critical thinking skills in technical engineering and risk & reliability analysis and project management.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in written form. This includes the ability to effectively interact with peers, internal stakeholders, and external stakeholders in both formal and informal settings.

  • Strong verbal and written communication, technical writing, and organizational skills.

  • Ability to effectively deliver self-directed tasks and stakeholder requests.

  • Ability to meet deadlines and deliver thorough technical analysis and recommendations.

  • Strong principles and values in safety and asset integrity.

  • Must have a good driving record and valid Driver's License.

  • Prior to employment with Stantec, this position will require the successful passing of a drug & alcohol screen.

  • Preferred:

  • Relevant experience with risk & reliability assessment or statistical/probabilistic analysis.

  • Experience with pipeline integrity reliability models (e.g., historical based, quantitative Monte Carlo).

  • Post-graduate degree in a relevant field (e.g., structural integrity, finite-element analysis, data analytics).

  • Journal and conference publications related to probabilistic/quantitative risk and reliability analysis.

  • Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) – American Society of Quality (ASQ).

  • Education and Experience

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in civil/mechanical/industrial engineering (or equivalent); Post-graduate degree in a relevant field (e.g., structural integrity, finite-element analysis, data analytics) preferred

  • A minimum of 4 years of engineering experience in one or more of the following areas:

    Advanced statistics and data analytics;Pipeline integrity related projects and programs;Risk & Reliability analysis including statistical analysis, results interpretation, system modeling;Research-related projects requiring review of industry literature, interpretation of a variety data types, and generation of conclusions and recommendations based on findings.
  • Registered or eligible to register as a professional engineer.

  • Typical office environment working with computers at a desk for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

    This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

    Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

    Primary Location : United States-Texas-Houston

    Other Locations : United States-Texas-Austin, United States-Texas-Dallas, United States-Texas, United States-Texas-Plano, United States-Texas-San Antonio, United States-Texas-Houston, United States-Texas-Fort Worth

    Job : Petroleum Engineer

    Organization : BC-2067 Oil & Gas-US Pacific

    Employee Status : Regular

    Job Level : Individual Contributor

    Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

    Schedule : Full-time

    Job Posting : Jun 14, 2021, 10:55:14 AM

    Req : 210001GK

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