Mechanical Engineer

ID 2024-4273
Category
Engineer
Position Type
Full-Time Regular
Location
US-TX-Arlington
Workplace Type
On-Site

About Us

NorthStar Energy Services, a Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE:PWR) company, is based in Channelview, TX and provides engineering, design, procurement, construction and support services to the chemical, petrochemical, pipeline, oil & gas, bulk storage and terminal industries throughout the country. We offer individual project services as well as turnkey EPC project implementation.

 

NorthStar possesses the skills and expertise to self-perform the design and installation of civil, structural, mechanical, piping, electrical, and instrumentation systems throughout a broad array of industrial applications.

 

Joining our team means being part of an organization that values drive and inclusion. We focus on career development and reward excellence, recognizing each team member's unique contributions. We're at the forefront of powering modern life. Discover how your skills and dedication can make a real difference to us.

About this Role

NorthStar Energy Services offers engineering, procurement, project management, construction management, and consulting solutions to clients in the energy, petrochemical, and process industries. Our clients include oil & gas processing and transportation, refining, chemical, renewable, and gas companies. Our team of professionals, from junior engineers to senior technical experts, have experience in applicable process technologies, program management, conceptual and detailed design engineering, and construction management.

 

JOB TITLE: Sr. Mechanical Engineer, P.E.

NorthStar Energy Services is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Mechanical Engineer to join the Professional Engineering Consulting team. The successful candidate will work alongside an experienced team of professional engineers and designers who specialize in Energy Projects.

What You'll Do

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Mechanical Engineer for this position will be responsible for the development of mechanical design parameters including design concept, engineering criteria, equipment specifications, equipment selections, code interpretations and analysis as it pertains to the design of Energy Facilities.

What You'll Bring

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • ENGINEERING
    • Develop piping arrangements and conduct necessary stress and strain analysis of pipeline facilities including traps, regulator stations, measurement stations, and main-line block valve sites.
    • Ability to independently conduct line sizing calculations, pipe support load analysis, and nozzle load stress (static and dynamic) evaluations in accordance with applicable codes and standards.
    • Specialist in code interpretation of Gathering, Transmission, and Distribution systems
    • Produce equipment specifications based on project specific design constraints for rotating and fixed equipment, such as:
      • Pressure Vessels, Drums and Tanks
      • Filters, Mixers, Strainers
      • Separators
      • Pumps
      • Compressors
      • Turbines
    • Knowledge of standard manufacturing methods (machining, grinding, welding etc.)
    • Knowledge of materials engineering, metallurgy or related.
    • Led in the development of equipment and piping layouts for Compressor Stations, Pump Station, Tank Terminals, and Truck Loading Facilities.
    • Independent review of project PPFDs and P&IDs
    • Develop and maintain standardized internal procedures/methods/calculations for hot taps, stopples, etc.
    • Familiarity and experience in the application of the following codes/standards:
      • Title 49 CFR Parts 190-199, 40 CFR 112, 40 CFR 264
      • ASME BPVC-VII Pressure Vessel 
      • API 620, API 650, API 12C Tank Design
      • Piping Design Systems, ASME B31.3, B31.4, B31.8 
      • API 610 Pumps, Centrifugal pumps (1hp to 10,000 hp)
      • API 674/675/676, Positive Displacement Pumps
      • API 682, Shaft Sealing Systems for Centrifugal and Rotary Pumps
      • Mechanical Seal Design Systems
      • API 520/521 Pressure Relief Devices
      • ASME B31.3, ASME B31.4, ASME B31.8

 

  • DELIVERABLE MANAGEMENT
    • Coordinate and communicate project-specific mechanical deliverables with team members of all disciplines.
    • Research, review, and design integration of Company Standards, Municipality Requirements, and Regulatory Codes as it pertains to project deliverables.
    • Review of site-specific geotechnical reports for purposes of site development
    • Perform independent QA/QC of drawing deliverables.
    • Review other discipline deliverables to ensure mechanical design is properly executed and aligns with project objectives.
    • Perform field related work to obtain design pertinent information as needed.
    • Review and respond to project RFI’s throughout project-life.
    • Review third-party vendor drawings to ensure compatibility with intended mechanical design.

 

  • QUALIFICATIONS:
  • GENERAL
    • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
    • Select candidates will be required to participate in an in-person technical interview.

 

  • SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Extreme attention to detail, process orientation, and relentless focus on accuracy with a sense of urgency towards project objectives.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to establish priorities among drawing deliverables.
  • Self-directed and self-motivated with the ability to work independently or with engineering and design teams of other disciplines.
    • Ability to react promptly and efficiently shift priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written as well as presentation skills

 

  • EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Preferred:
    • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license in the State of Texas
    • Minimum 5+ years of experience in the following software/programs:
  • CAESAR II
  • AutoCAD
  • Microsoft Office Suite
    • Minimum 5+ years of experience in midstream energy or petrochemical sector

What You'll Get

As a Quanata Services employee, you'll be offered a wide range of benefits to fit your needs.

  • 401(k) with immediate matching and vesting
  • Fully comprehensive benefits packages, Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Your choice of PPO, HSA, FSA
  • Short term and long term benefits
  • Employee discounts on consumer goods

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and/or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and/or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. 

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