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Burns & McDonnell Senior Pipeline Engineer - Pipelines (Atlanta) in Atlanta, Georgia


Our SE Region is seeking Senior Pipeline Engineers to sit in either our Atlanta, GA or Charlotte, NC offices and be responsible for oversight pipeline engineering and consulting services for clients across the US. Main responsibilities include leading others in creating pipeline design deliverables. Projects range in size and complexity from small utility distribution upgrades to large transmission projects. This position can influence the growth and success of the Pipelines group. Opportunities to advance into leadership roles are available.

Senior Pipeline Engineer may include full or partial responsibility of the following assignments:

  • Lead in the execution of engineering activities

  • Pipeline design including plans, profiles, details and associated bill of materials

  • Pipeline facility design (metering and regulating stations, storage field upgrades, and compressor stations) including plans, sections, and details and associated bill of materials

  • Coordination to obtain survey, geotechnical investigations, permitting, land acquisition.

  • Calculations for studies and reports

  • Material and equipment specifications for procurement and/or factory acceptance testing

  • Lead in preparation of proposals and scope development, including

  • Conceptual designs and execution plans

  • Engineering/project cost estimates and schedules

  • Lead coordination of design activities with other disciplines (Pipeline Facilities, Civil/Structural, Electrical, Instrumentation and Control, etc.)

  • Develop and improve processes, tools and/or factory acceptance testing

  • Provide leadership, training and mentoring to less experienced engineers and team members

  • Regularly meet and correspond with clients or outside personnel

  • Provide short term field support during construction

  • Support business development and marketing initiatives


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from ABET accredited program

  • Minimum of 7 years related experience (completion of master’s degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience)

  • Profession Engineer registration strongly preferred

  • Proficiency with 49 CFR Part 192 and ASME B31.8. Preference for familiarity with 49 CFR Part 195 and ASME B31.4

  • Strong preference for those with:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Capability of solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard approaches, techniques, procedures and criteria

This job posting will remain open a minimum of 72 hours and on an ongoing basis until filled


Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Organization: Pipelines

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-GA-Atlanta

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Req ID: 240495

Job Hire Type Experienced #LI-JN #T&D