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BMT • CAN - Calgary, CAN - Halifax, CAN - Ottawa, CAN - Victoria, USA - Houston

Principal Pipeline Engineer

Employment type:  Full time

4 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

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Job Description

About the role

BMT Canada is recruiting for a Principal Pipeline Engineer to join our experienced team to enhance the capacity and capability of the team.

A Principal Pipeline Engineer at BMT Canada will work as a senior member of the Infrastructure and Materials & Structures teams technical and management team and perform the following duties:

  • Executing and directing technical projects
  • Providing guidance and mentoring to junior staff
  • Write, review and contribute to project reports
  • Manage and contribute to multiple projects simultaneously
  • Be a technical leader for pipeline and/or pressure vessels and piping design and integrity assessment considering pressure, geotechnical and thermal loading
  • Have experience and familiarity with relevant Canadian and US pipeline and energy sector standards and codes of practice to lead project teams in code compliance review and assessments.
  • Support project and business management
  • Identify opportunities for technology and staff improvement
  • Support recruitment of additional staff
  • Review, discuss and refer business opportunities to appropriate business units within Infrastructure (i.e. Structural Integrity, Welding, Materials, Software & Instrumentation, Design & Construction)

About You

We are looking for enthusiastic and flexible team members, who possess the following knowledge, experience, and skills:

  • Experience within the North American Energy Pipeline and/or Industrial Plant Service sector
  • Over 15 years of related engineering experience
  • Proven engineering skills and a valid Professional Engineering license
  • Post-Graduate degree in Mechanical, Metallurgical or Civil Engineering is preferred
  • In depth knowledge of engineering applied to the energy sector
    • Leadership and management experience
    • Experience working in a consulting environment
    • Proven track record leading client relationships and business promotion/sales
    • A track record for the solution of energy sector (pipe and/or plant) engineering design and/or assessment tasks
  • In depth subject matter expertise related to several of design, fitness for service assessment (i.e. cracking, corrosion, weld fault, geohazard, hydrotechnical hazard assessment), materials, welding, forensic investigation
  • Industry recognition as a subject matter expert in energy sector
  • Expertise and industrial track record related to numerical modelling (e.g. finite element modelling, computational fluid dynamics)

Preferred Experience / Qualifications

  • Experience working with industry standards CSA Z662, API 579, API 1104, BS 7910, ASME BPVC, ASME B31 series
  • Client facing experience and excellent presentation skills
  • Proven ability working in a small fast-paced team environment
  • Strong technical report and proposal writing track record
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Current capabilities working with numerical simulation (e.g., finite element modelling, computational fluid dynamics)
  • Knowledge and experience developing integrity management plans (IMP)
  • Knowledge of in line inspection tools, reporting and program development
  • Knowledge related to reliability and risk assessment

About BMT

We exist to navigate the most important and impactful engineering challenges of our time. We create environments where people with outstanding technical knowledge deliver meaningful, practical solutions. We are driven by a commitment to a safer, more efficient, effective and sustainable future. To find out more about BMT click here .

BMT is open and committed to flexible working and this role is a hybrid opportunity. We believe that everyone performs at their best when they have the flexibility to make working for BMT work best for them.

BMT hires talented people and welcomes applications from everyone. We know that diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to achieving our purpose as a business which is to navigate the most important and impactful engineering challenges of our time (to find out more click here ). Our passion and goal are to build more diverse teams and to create an environment where employees are engaged, thriving, and feel a sense of belonging.


We are open to receiving applications from qualified candidates from across Canada as well as those from Houston, USA.


At BMT, our employee benefits are designed to ensure you have the resources you need to thrive.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a wide range of benefits in areas including health, family, finance, and personal development.

Don’t hesitate to ask more about our benefits during the hiring process.

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Does this sound like you? If so, please submit your application via our company Careers page. We look forward to learning more about you.

BMT is committed to employment equity, to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst its workforce. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – After 1 years service, enhanced maternity to max 18 weeks
26 days annual leave + bank holidays
Wellbeing budget - £250 per annum
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at BMT

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female:non-binary)


Office locations

Teddington, Bath, Southampton, Fareham, Bristol, Plymouth, Weymouth, Leeds, Aberdeen, Glasgow

Hiring Countries





United Kingdom

United States

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