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Burns & McDonnell Senior Pipeline Engineer - Pipelines (Minneapolis) in Minneapolis/St Paul, Minnesota


The Burns & McDonnell Minneapolis office is looking for a Senior Pipeline Engineer to lead pipeline project teams for a variety of natural gas pipeline projects.

Major responsibilities for the Senior Pipeline Engineer include:

  • Develop business and relationships with clients

  • Lead in the execution of engineering activities

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

  • 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

  • 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.


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Civil Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program or Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Civil Engineering or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.

  • 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

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience and connections within the natural gas utility industry.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

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


Job Engineering

Primary Location US-MN-Minneapolis/St Paul

Other Locations United States

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Req ID: 220063