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Date: Jan 31, 2018

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15201

Company: Williams

Engineer Sr
ReqID: 94701
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15201
Operating Area/Functional Area: Engineering Services

Bring your energy to ours. Help us become the premier provider of large-scale natural gas infrastructure in the United States.  At Williams, we’re focused on being great. If you are a high-performer and are committed to contributing to something much bigger than yourself, you are going to love working here. We’re well positioned to help meet the growing demand for natural gas as a cleaner-burning domestic energy source.
Hear from our employees on why they chose a career at Williams:


  • Lead engineering design, scope refinement, cost estimating, development of project design specifications, and support construction.
  • Participate in planning, engineering and design, construction, commissioning, and start-up of new and modified facilities and pipelines.
  • Oversee project activities of third party project managers, consulting engineers, construction inspectors, and contractors.
  • Utilize computer modeling and data analysis tools to aid in the evaluation, justification, and development of solutions to problems and/or opportunities.
  • Influence decisions that improve reliability and operability, reduce operating costs, and create a sustainable competitive advantage.
  • Utilize systems, processes, and support the subject matter expert, project managers, and project developers to aid in decision making and potential project development.
  • Translate project plans into coherent, credible, realistic project schedules.
  • Specifying equipment and major materials for procurement
  • Providing in the field construction assistance


Functional/Technical Competencies:


  • Have advanced computer experience with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Projects, PowerPoint, and Excel Work products.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and work within project deadlines, and adjust as priorities changes occur
  • Exhibit excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Possess the ability to mentor others through technical training and guidance on planning, scheduling, and engineering subjects.
  • Have the motivation and ability to improve existing processes.
  • Understand complex systems and be able to identify potential areas of improvement. 
  • Must be detail orientated with the ability to work individually, and within a team environment. 

In addition, applicant should:


  • Have the ability to read and interpret engineer drawings to include P&IDs, PFDs, C&Es, One Line Diagrams, Isometrics, and Civil/Structural drawings
  • Have at least 3 years of experience managing third party contractors
  • Have at least 3 years of experience managing the engineering bid process
  • Have at least 3 years of experience providing engineering support to construction
  • Have experience leading design review cycle meetings (30%, P&ID review,60%, PHA, LOPA, 90%)
  • Have an understanding of PSM requirements


Leadership Competencies:

  • Integrity, Values, and Trust – Instills confidence of one’s intentions and positively represents the organization by being responsible and trustworthy.
  • Drives for Results – Is motivated and determined to achieve objectives while working in compliance.
  • Customer/Stakeholder Focus – Makes customer and stakeholder needs a primary focus of one’s actions; develops and sustains effective relationships with customers and stakeholders.  
  • Communication – Exchanges thoughts and information clearly and concisely to ensure understanding of intended messages.
  • Self Knowledge – Personally explores and seeks feedback from others to understand talents, motivations, values, and developmental needs; utilizes understanding to improve performance and build relationships.




A Successful Candidate Will:

  • Possess a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an accredited university.
  • Have 8-12 years of engineering experience in the oil and gas industry, but still acquiring higher level knowledge and capabilities.
  • Have experience in pipeline, compressor, and processing operations.
  • Have experience with project engineering, construction and commissioning of natural gas pipelines, processing facilities, or related equipment.
  • Excellent oral and written skills, the ability to organize, coordinate and negotiate solutions as well as skills in computer applications.
  • A PE license preferred.


Regular/Temporary Assignment: R
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
FLSA Status: E
Shift: N-Not Applicable
Percent of Travel: Up to 25%
Relocation Offered: Yes

Williams is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected under applicable discrimination law.

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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