Piping Stress Engineer

Lisle, IL
Department – Mechanical /
Full-Time /
Piping Stress Engineer
Type: Full-Time
Job Description:
Brindley Engineering is currently looking for a detail-oriented Piping Stress Engineer to join our talented mechanical team. The ideal candidate will be a reliable, creative team player who performs piping stress analysis while maintaining the codes, standards, practices, piping, pipe supports, and equipment drawings.
Job Duties/Responsibilities:
·         With minimal supervision, perform static and dynamic piping stress analysis (using CAESAR II Software) and equipment nozzle load calculations, including cyclic, high-pressure, and high-temperature systems.
·         Develop stress reports determining the reactions of piping on equipment and structures
·         Collaboration with Piping, Process, and Structural Engineering groups.
·         Responsible for pipe support component selection and pipe support design criteria.
·         Review proposed piping support systems, identify issues, and recommend appropriate, cost-effective solutions.
·         Consult with client and others on field-related issues, including follow-up reports or design modifications.
·         Perform field verification to provide clarification and interpretations of drawings and specifications.
·         Participate in system design activities such as:
o   Prepare requisitions for procurement of Piping Specialty items, expansion joints, and pipe supports.
o   Involved in bid evaluation of requisitioned components.
o   Review and approve contractor documents and drawings.
·         Interface and exchange engineering details between external contacts, including equipment suppliers, clients, and installation contractors.
·         Manage workload to meet project commitments.
·         For experienced engineers (5+ years), work typically requires reviewing stress analysis done by others, but sometimes also requires performing stress analysis. 
·         Experienced engineers (5+ years) expected to lead stress analysis projects.
Minimum Qualifications:
·         Education:
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
·         Experience:
Min Yr = 2       Max Yr = 18+
·         Licensure:
P.E. Preferred
·         Technical Skills:
Knowledge of ASME B31.3, B31.1 required
Knowledge of API 510/570/650/653, ASME VIII Div I&2, Finite Element Analysis software such as ANSYS or FEPIPE, AutoCAD, Revit, & Bluebeam preferred
·         Management:
Experience mentoring and leading small teams required for experienced engineers (5+ years)
·         Other Skills:
Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
Professional Development Opportunities:
·         Leadership and management of pipe stress team
·         Exposure to 510/570/650/653, ASME VIII Div I&2, and Finite Element Analysis software
·         Growth in leading stress analysis projects
·         Advanced skills in multi-discipline technical and managerial issues