DTE Energy Pipeline Engineer (Field Engineer) in   Morgantown, United States

Pipeline Engineer - Field Engineer

Location: Morgantown, WV


Qualified individuals would ideally possess engineering design and permitting experience related to pipeline systems engineering, system integrity, and construction, or experience related to piping in the oil & gas, or mining sectors. The successful candidate will be engineering oil and gas pipeline projects that typically include relocation and protection of existing pipelines, routing of proposed pipelines, pipeline stress analysis, pipe sizing, development of permit documents, and trenchless construction design.

For more information on our midstream gas business please go to: https://www.dtemidstream.com/


  • Participate in field/ site walks coordinate field investigation work for surveys, utility investigations, environmental delineations, geotechnical investigations, cathodic protection, etc. in support of the pipeline design effort.

  • Perform FEED Studies for proposed pipeline systems or modifications and associated facilities.

  • Provide engineering support to pipeline routing studies.

  • Prepare detailed engineering design of hazardous liquids, gas, slurry and other pipeline projects including design of trenchless crossings (Bore, Microtunnel, HDD).

  • Prepare pipeline stress calculations associated with proposed pipeline crossings and horizontal directional drills.* Coordinate engineering and survey services in support of right of way acquisition needs and environmental permitting on pipeline projects.

  • Review third party pipeline encroachments for impacts to the client’s pipeline system.

  • Prepare project funding documents such as cost estimates, equipment bid summaries and authorization requests.

  • Provide field project coordination, engineering services and troubleshooting.

  • Preparation and submission of permit application packages associated with pipeline projects.

  • Write or oversee technical reports.

  • Prepare proposals in response to client RFP’s.

  • Provide technical assistance to construction and field operations.

  • Engineer and design foundations for equipment and pipe supports.


  • Preference of at least 2 years in the oil and gas pipeline sector with both project engineering and design experience or operating company experience

  • BS engineering degree from an accredited academic institution (Civil/Mechanical preferred)

  • PE license preferred

  • Knowledge of pipeline slip repairs and preventative measures for installation

  • Experience and familiarity with the pipeline permitting process

  • Knowledge of hazardous liquids and gas codes and regulations including 49 CFR Part 192 and 195, ASME B31.4, B31.8 and B31.8S, etc.

  • Oil and Gas Pipeline operating company experience is a plus

  • Ability to make critical engineering decisions under limited time constraints

  • Understanding of Pipeline Hazardous Materials and Safety Administration

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD preferred

  • MS Office competent – strong Excel skills preferred

  • Microsoft Project or Primavera P6 scheduling experience preferred

  • Solid organization and time management abilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills combined with a positive, team-oriented attitude

  • Excellent Communication skills, both verbal and written

  • High level of personal integrity with a strong work ethic

  • Willingness to travel domestically and as dictated by project demands

  • Must have a valid driver's license, provide a suitable automobile for use on Company business, and meet Company driving standards

  • Ability to interpret blueprints/drawings/schematics and other design documents

DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Requisition ID: 19774