Energy Transfer is one of the largest and most diversified midstream energy companies in North America with approximately 120,000 miles of pipelines and associated energy infrastructure across 41 states transporting the oil and gas products.
Summary: The Metallurgical Engineer will support Energy Transfer by providing metallurgical support for the pipeline integrity department for failure investigation through failure analyses, lab selection and interpretation of results, material selection for repairs and root cause investigation. Our dynamic and fast-paced environment offers endless challenges and growth opportunities while leveraging safety, innovation, high energy, and a personal desire for making a real difference.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Specify and lead failure investigations related to in-service, test or production failures of pipe, fittings, fasteners, components, etc.
- Conduct and oversee root cause failure analyses, using the TapRooT® system.
- Provide technical and metallurgical support for pipeline integrity staff regarding pipe, pipe properties, new and vintage materials behavior, seam and girth weld properties, stress corrosion cracking, defect mitigation (dents, corrosion, mechanical damage).
- Represent Energy Transfer as assigned on technical matters in industry organizations such as Pipeline Research Council International, American Petroleum Institute, Gas Producers Association, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and other technical Joint Industry Projects.
- Responds to unplanned events to understand their causes.
Requirements: Education and/or Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- B.S. or higher in Metallurgical Engineering,
- Minimum 3-6 years’ experience preferably with experience related to energy transmission pipelines, including failure analysis, mechanical properties, testing and specification, damage mechanisms (corrosion, mechanical damage, earth movement, etc.).
- Experienced with industry standard specifications, such as, 49 CFR Part 192 and 195, API 5L, API 1104, MSS SP 75.
- Knowledge of relevant API, ASME, ANSI and other applicable codes and specifications.
- Working knowledge of standard Microsoft Office software, WORD, EXCEL, OUTLOOK,
- Team Leader training in the TapRooT® system.
- Assess pipelines through entering excavations and ladders.
- Sitting for extended periods
- Standing for extended periods
- Driving extended periods and distances further than 90 miles.
- Travel on short notice to failure locations up to approximately 25-30% throughout Energy Transfer’s assets
- The job may also involve participating on occasional unscheduled callouts and extended workdays and/or workweek.
- This position requires travel for temporary assignments, meetings, and training.
- Natural gas, liquids and processing is an “around the clock” operation and may be subject to hazardous conditions including escaping gas, adverse weather conditions, extreme temperatures, heights, high pressure gas lines, confined and cramped conditions. Position may be subject to applicable U.S. Department of Transportation Drug & Alcohol regulations