• Engineering
  • Eagan, MN, 55014
  • Salary: $110,000 - 129,999
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Years of experience: 2-5
  • Licensures: N/A
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Performs intermediate level engineering and/or project management duties related to one or more functional areas that may include: pipeline system planning and analysis, gathering system operation, gas and liquids measurement, gas analysis, and measurement station design; processing and/or storage facility operation; and/or estimating, designing, and coordinating construction projects.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Direct and/or perform engineering and/or project management activities related to design, procurement, construction, or optimization of company assets including but not limited to:

Transmission and/or gathering systems, measurement and regulation facilities, compressor and pump stations and dehydration plants
NGL fractional , natural gas processing and/or hydrocarbon storage facilities
Construction plans and implementation
Management of third-party contract resources

Provide technical and/or engineering assistance on matters including but not limited to:

Equipment/system design
Pipeline sizing and evaluation­
Pipeline control
Pipeline facility design, construction, operation, and maintenance
Policies and procedures
Process Safety

Perform project management activities including but not limited to:

Bid proposals and contracts
AFE preparation and cost management
Management of Change (MOC)­
Material/equipment specifications and selection
Construction plans and support
Creating and updating schedules / timelines
Preparing project progress and other reports
Managing change orders

Identify equipment efficiencies, complete hydraulic calculations, determine valve and pipeline sizing and perform gas flow analysis
Research, analyze, prepare and/or approve information including but not limited to:

Engineering studies
Governmental rules, regulations, codes and standards
Pipeline and/or measurement system analyses and recommendations
Hydrocarbon processing and/or measurement bid proposals
Construction and/or measurement contracts
Cost estimates
Material specifications/selections

Analyze and /or provide support for various assets and make recommendations for improvements related to capacity, operating costs, and system operation
Evaluate proposed projects by conducting load studies
Evaluate various measurement system designs and make recommendations for improvements related to station capacity and operating costs, to increase accuracy of measurement system and downstream reporting systems
Perform and/or provide support for economic analysis related to potential new projects, including but not limited to operational estimates, determining equipment efficiencies, and needed enhancements and conducting definitive studies for potential acquisitions
Identify opportunities for improvement and assist with implementation of new processes


Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or closely related field and the following job related experience preferred
Work Experience

Experience and training related to:

Transmission/gathering pipeline operations
Gas measurement and regulation activities
Processing and/or storage operations
Company/governmental operating and safety procedures
Pipeline stress/strain analyses

Experience in engineering design and knowledge of criteria for natural gas and/or NGLs in pipeline systems
Experience at this level is typically attained with four or more years of experience in engineering, operations and/or project management
Experience in use and function of applications such as: Microsoft Excel, Project, Access, Word, etc.
Experience researching and preparing project materials and design specifications, contracts, agreements, budgets, engineering studies, and other relevant reports, forms, and correspondence
Experience identifying, researching, understanding, evaluating, and prioritizing operational problems and coordinating appropriate action/response

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of:  pipelines or hydrocarbon processing and related facilities design, construction, operation, and maintenance
Knowledge of: material failure and structural analysis and industry standards and governmental regulations
Ability to: read and interpret governmental regulations, blueprints, contracts, manuals, specifications, surveys, charts, load studies, and other relevant reports and correspondence
Ability to: analyze and resolve issues and/or questions concerning engineering design and calculations with supervisor assistance as needed on more design and calculations
Ability to: manage and prioritize multiple assignments with competing deadlines
Ability to: recommend and implement new initiatives and complete projects
Ability to: apply math, algebraic formulas, and statistical methods
Ability to: interact, negotiate and communicate effectively
Ability to: operate office tools and equipment required
Ability to: communicate thoughts, ideas, information, messages, and other written information, which may contain technical material, in a logical, organized, and coherent manner

Licenses and Certifications: None required
Strength Factor Rating – Physical Demands/Requirements

Sedentary Work – Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Strength Factor Description – Physical Demands/Requirements

Standing: Remaining on one’s feet in an upright position at a work station without moving about (Occasionally)
Walking: Moving about on foot (Frequently)
Sitting: Remaining in a seated position (Constantly)
Lifting: Raising or lowering an object from one level to another (includes upward pulling) (Occasionally)
Carrying: Transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder (Occasionally)
Pushing: Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves away from the force (Occasionally)
Pulling: Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves toward the force (includes jerking) (Occasionally)
Climbing: Ladders, Stairs (Occasionally)
Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling (Occasionally)
Stooping: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the spine at the waist (Occasionally)
Kneeling: Bending the legs at the knees to come to rest on the knee or knees (Occasionally)
Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the legs and spine (Occasionally)
Crawling: Moving about on the hands and arms in any direction (Occasionally)
Reaching: Extending hands and arms in any direction (Constantly)
Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with the hand or hands (Manual Dexterity) (Constantly)
Fingering: Picking, pinching or otherwise working with the fingers primarily (Finger Dexterity) (Constantly)
Feeling: Perceiving such attributes of objects/materials as size, shape, temperature, texture, movement or pulsation by receptors in the skin, particularly those of the finger tips (Constantly)
Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas/information by means of the spoken word (Frequently)
Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sound by the ear (Frequently)
Tasting/Smelling: (Occasionally)
Near Vision: Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less (Constantly)
Far Vision: Clarity of vision at 20 feet for more (Frequently)
Depth Perception: Three-dimensional vision; ability to judge distances and spatial relationships so as to see objects where and as they actually are (Frequently)
Vision: Color – The ability to identify and distinguish colors (Constantly)
Working Conditions/Environment

Employee is subject to inside environmental conditions
Working Conditions

Well lighted, climate controlled areas (Constantly)
Frequent repetitive motion (Constantly)
CRT (Computer Monitor(s)) (Constantly)

Travel to other locations required

Based on assigned tasks, employee may be assigned a company vehicle requiring the applicable driver’s license


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