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Pipe Stress Engineer - 2-6 years experience - Ogden Utah - Ski season is here

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Project Overview

Bechtel Nuclear, Security & Environmental (NS&E) is on the Northrop Grumman Corp. team preparing to deliver the U.S. Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) system of inter-continental ballistic missiles and launch infrastructure. GBSD is a vital U.S. Air Force program designed to modernize the nationís aging force of inter-continental ballistic missiles, which make up the ground element of the nuclear deterrent. As part of the Northrop Grumman GBSD nationwide team, Bechtel will provide launch system design, construction, and integration.

A major contractor for the United States and allied governments, Bechtel has handled such efforts as chemical weapons demilitarization projects, missile-defense, infrastructure, base operations, procurement and project management, and restoration and recovery spanning half a century. We use our expertise to help our customers securely and effectively transform mission delivery. We invite you to join our team for this very interesting opportunity!

This position is located in Ogden, Utah.

Position Summary

Essential duties include performing pipe stress analysis of systems in accordance with ASME B31.3 Code using AutoPipe under supervison of a Senior Pipe Stress Engineer. The stress work includes the modeling of the piping systems to verify piping flexibility, stability, and qualification of equipment nozzle loads. Will work closely with layout personnel and pipe support engineers to deliver a quality and cost-effective design. Coordinate with other engineering disciplines and vendors as required.

Job Responsibilities (include but not limited to)

Performing pipe stress analysis/stress review of systems in accordance with DoD UFC standards & ASME B31.3 or applicable Code where required.
Application of typical pipe supports and/or review/approval of layouts/isometrics as required.
The stress work includes the modeling of the piping systems to verify piping flexibility, stability and qualification of equipment nozzle loads.
Candidate should possess knowledge of OSHA, NFPA and piping codes.
Knowledge & application of DoD standards, IBC, ASME B31.3 for piping and plumbing codes.
Software applications to be used are AutoPipe for pipe stress analysis.

Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications:

BS degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university and 2 year of related experience.
BS degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university and 6 years of related experience.
US citizenship is required per contract requirement.
Possess active security clearance or ability to obtain security clearance.
US Citizenship required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ability to review piping layouts & support requirements per DoD standards/ASME B31.3 and approve designs.
Hands-on experience using a stress analysis program.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous DoD project experience for Risk Catagory 5 facilities.
Hands-on experience using a AutoPipe for pipe stress analysis.
PE or EIT Registration
Previous Bechtel project experience.


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