Senior Engineer, Structural/Civil/Geotechnical 1/24/2020

Buckeye Partners L.P. Houston, TX

Houston, TX
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


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Senior Engineer, Structural/Civil/Geotechnical




Founded in 1886, Buckeye Partners has a proven track record of stability and success. We pride ourselves on the laser focus we apply to safely providing service and value to our customers, operating by a strong set of values, and empowering our employees to make decisions. We have a tenacious commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance in all that we do.

Our goal is to provide our employees with a greater span of responsibility, the ability to make decisions, and access to experts to help you build your skills and experiences. Each of our career tracks provides employees with the ability to innovate, and be a significant contributor from their first day on the job.

Buckeye Partners is currently seeking a Senior Structural/Civil/Geotechnical Engineerwith 7-10 years of technical design experience focused on geotechnical tasks, but with additional skills in civil and/or structural disciplines in the Oil & Gas Industry. The qualified individual will serve as subject matter expert in these areas within the Buckeye Engineering & Design team. The candidate will also need demonstrated competency in mechanical engineering with a focus on piping design. The Engineering & Design team supports a large number of project managers in the execution of pipeline modification and expansion projects at locations primarily within the continental U.S.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include:


Engineering Design and Reviews: Conduct engineering design reviews for company project initiatives. Review project drawings received from engineering service providers evaluating structural, civil and - geotechnical elements of the design including code compliance, system operations, construction efficiency and safety in design.

This includes but not limited to:

Assisting in the planning, design, and implementation of structural, civil, geotechnical and environmental engineering projects relating to earthworks construction, foundations, support structures, buildings, secondary containment, waste management, water and wastewater treatment, environmental restoration and remediation, and other specialty environmental or geotechnical projects.

Preparing reports, design drawings, regulatory permit documents, and technical specifications specifically related to stormwater and surface water, erosion and sediment control, wetlands, and other construction related permits.

Engineering Specification. Development and maintenance of engineering specifications. Demonstrated ability to write technical specifications related to the engineering design of structural, civil and geotechnical items typical to storage terminals and federally regulated pipeline facilities.

Material Selection. Ability to evaluate and specify materials of construction including engineered equipment.

Construction Support. Ability to provide technical solutions for construction problems including system re-design, improvements in construction efficiency and correction of design errors or omissions.

Geotechnical Investigation: Review, assess and interface with 3rd party geotechnical consultants to ensure the project s scope is properly understood by the consultant, they use proper investigative/analytical methods and their recommendations are project appropriate and not overly conservative while ensure a safety and efficient design.

And other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:


Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Structural, Civil, Geotechnical). Candidate must demonstrate a high level of technical competance in civil/structural and geotechnical engineering.


7-10 Years of progressive experience. The preferred candidate will have previous experience as an engineer with an owner / operator company focusing on engineering of pipelines, refineries, petro-chemical plants and similar.


Experience in engineering and construction of oil and gas pipelines, terminals and storage tanks.

20% -25% travel dependant on company and project requirements.

Certificates & Licenses:


Civil or Structural Professional Engineer preferred.

Essential Functions:


This position requires the ability to safely and successfully perform essential job functions consistent with ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and or/quantitative productivity standards.

This role requires the ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.

This position requires compliance with all personnel policies.

Additional favorable qualifications include:

* Storm water management and treatment.

* SWPPP plan experience.

* Structural site design and permitting

* Management of other environmental investigation and assessments.

* Environmental remediation design.

* Possession of or the ability to obtain a US Passport and TWIC card.

Physical & Safety Requirements:


General office environment will be typical. However, this role will likely -require spending some portion of time in a field operations environment. The ability to spend some portion of working time standing, walking, climbing stairs, and working in the outdoor environment will be required.

About You:

To be successful in the Buckeye culture, our employees must possess a demonstrated commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance. Excellent communication, both written and verbal, as well as strong organizational skills are paramount. You must work independently and be able to exercise tact, discretion, and professionalism when dealing with internal and external customers, and handling sensitive and confidential information.

Buckeye Partners wants to create and reward an organizational focus that stimulates the creative and entrepreneurial actions of its employees that result in innovative ways of reducing costs, generating revenues, improving productivity, or improving processes.

About Us:

Buckeye Partners is the logistical solutions partner of choice for the global energy business. As one of the nation s largest independent petroleum products common carrier pipeline network providers, Buckeye Partners L.P. provides terminals, storage and refined product distribution services; our strength is to create centers of expertise around our products, technologies and client needs.

Buckeye Partners, L.P. headquartered in Houston, Texas is one of the primary distributors of petroleum in the eastern and mid-western portions of the United States.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP on the following website:

Applicants who are extended an employment offer will be required to complete a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check. All employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of these pre-employment processes.

* Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

* Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

* The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job


Buckeye Partners, L.P., is a NYSE-traded master limited partnership that owns and operates a diversified global network of integrated assets providing midstream logistic solutions consisting of the transportation, storage, processing and marketing of liquid petroleum products. We are one of the largest independent liquid petroleum products pipeline operators in the U.S. with approximately 6,000 miles of pipeline.
Our global terminal network comprises more than 115 liquid petroleum products terminals across our portfolio of pipelines, inland terminals and marine terminals located in the East Coast, Midwest and Gulf Coast regions of the United States as well as in the Caribbean.

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1,001-5,000 Employees
Oil and Gas
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