piping engineer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Sr. Mechanical Engineer / Project Engineer/Facility Engineer/Scheduler/Project Cost Estimator

​Motivated and results-driven design engineer with a proven track record of identifying design requirements and developing customer solutions. Seeking an opportunity to drive productivity through quality assurance and Lean Six Sigma process improvements.

​Results-oriented and highly organized design engineer over 15 years experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver projects on time and within budget. Seeking the opportunity to use expertise in drafting and modeling to design value-added solutions to drive productivity.


Mechanical Design Engineering

Project Engineering

Piping Engineering

Field Engineering


Project Management

Reading and interpreting Blue Prints

Team Player

Excellent Communication Skills

Creative Thinking

Qualitative Problem Solving

Work History
Piping Engineer, 09/2016 to 2017
Dow Chemical CompanyCroydon, PA,
  • Assigned to a retrofit project for South Hampton Resources, gas processing facility in Silsbee, TX.
  • Performed piping thermal expansion calculations and pipe routing for the reactor and heater piping network Design and layout expansion loops with guides and anchor.
  • Calculated anchor loads, design pipe supports and size expansion joints as required.
  • Verified that the piping design satisfy process and operation requirements.
  • Review safety and accessibility with plant personnel and revise as required.

Mechanical Facility Engineer, 10/2015 to 04/2016
Plug Power Inc.Monroe, LA,
  • Provided work package estimates for engineering and construction projects that will be included in the capital budget.
  • The estimates for the mechanical work packages included HVAC, underground and above piping replacement and waste-water disposal system, etc. Estimates were based on RS Means Cost Data and include preliminary scope of work and preliminary "Work Breakdown Structure" (WBS).

Sr. Mechanical Engineer, 2015 to 03/2015
Life TimeFranklin, MI,
  • Prepared and updated P&IDs, performed pipe flow calculations, created new pipe line pumps and motors specification, valves and other equipment specifications and datasheets for procurement, for a new crude oil storage and transfer facility in TAFT, TX.
  • Worked closely with other engineering disciplines and designers to prepare conceptual layout of equipment, piping and pipe racks, storage tanks, pigging receivers and launchers, metering skids, booster pumps and pipeline pumps.
  • Made frequent field trips with designers to resolve layout questions and environmental concerns including drainage, sump locations and run-off from the site.

Facility Engineer, 01/2014 to 10/2014
Life TimeLaguna Niguel, ,
  • Maintained timely and accurate technical reports regarding engineering activities on the on-shore and off-shore facilities.
  • Completed all engineering functions required to keep the Oooguruk facilities producing oil and gas safely and economically.
  • Performed piping calculations, B31.4 and B31.3 as required to verify pipe wall thickness fit for service for the related design pressure.
  • Performed visual welding inspection with the pipe welding inspector, reviewed and approved or reject fabricated pipe spools after ultrasonic testing (UT), x-rays before hydro-testing.
  • Conducted regular inspection on existing pipe rack for uneven settling.
  • Worked with corrosion engineer to identify and resolve general piping corrosion CUI (Corrosion Under Insulation).
  • Prepared specifications to procure new equipment including valves, pumps and compressors, etc.
  • Developed turnaround scope packages and manage changes as specified in the Management of Change (MOC) process.
  • Worked closely with operations, automation and maintenance groups to complete small capital projects and other facility changes in a timely manner.
  • Participated in in risk analysis as required to develop work scope packages for planned projects. and other emergencies.
  • Conducted risk analysis with team members as required to develop scope of work packages and budgets.
  • Reviewed maintenance schedules and procedures with operation and other engineering disciplines, responded to breakdowns, diagnosing cause of failure and ensured compliance with health and safety legislation.
  • Ensured that oil ans gas remained inside the pipe.
  • Worked closely with the warehouse to ensure that adequate supplies of critical parts are always available.
  • Attended management meetings to keep up with regulation changes.

Facility Engineer, 11/2012 to 10/2013
RtxRoyse City, TX,
  • Prepared technical specifications for skid mounted equipment and systems, evaluated bids and prepared recommendations for procurement.
  • Reviewed and approved piping and equipment drawings and performed equipment sizing calculations for an onshore Gas Compression Facility in Ashdod, Israel.
  • Inspected and approved fabricated pipe spools and fabricated tanks in fabricator's shop in Houston, in preparation for shipment to Israel.
  • Conducted weekly status meetings with fabricators and vendors to maintain schedule and or identify problems and develop solutions as required.
  • Negotiated scope changes and resulting cost with fabricators.
  • Approved completed skids and packaging prior to shipment.
  • Worked as the Rotating and Static Equipment Engineer preparing specifications for purchasing LP Compressor, Vapor Recovery Unit, tanks, heat exchangers, valves and pumps required to modify an Occidental (OXY) CO2 Injection Facility in West Texas. 

Facility Engineer CCP & CGF, 02/2010 to 11/2012
Computershare IncLouisville, KY,
  • Assigned to the Central Compression Plant (CCP), the Central Gas Facility (CGF) and Flow Station 2.  Performed plant turnaround engineering functions including, developing project scope, planning, identifying long lead items and providing equipment specifications for procurement of equipment.
  • Participated in TAR execution phase planning, Risk Assessment
  • Performed pipe min-wall calculations per ASME B31.3 & B31.4 Piping Codes
  • Provided piping designs and Project Engineering functions and supervise the execution phase for small caps projects.
  • Peer reviewed and approved rel-lines to as-built P&IDs.
  • Worked closely with operations and other disciplines to initiate, analyze and sing-off MOCs as required.
  • Maintained timely and accurate technical reporting of operational events that requires reporting to governing agencies.
  • Collaborated closely with procurement and suppliers on on delivery of TAR equipment.
  • Analyze product designs and recommend equipment for procurement.

Principal Mechanical Engineer , 09/2009 to 11/2009
Cornerstone Building BrandsLibertyville, IL,
  • Performed Bentley AutoPipe stress analysis on onshore interconnecting piping on the ENI Nikaitchuq Development Project.
  • Modeled ASME B31.3 piping interconnects off the pipe rack that connects to the different operating modules.
  • Perform stress analysis and prepare stress report for pipe support designs.
  • Prepare material requisition for shop and field fabricated pipe.
  • Review and checked completed piping packages.

Mechanical/Piping Discipline Team Lead, 09/2008 to 04/2009
Blythe Construction IncRural Hall, NC,
  • Reviewed and approve ASME B31.3 piping and valve specifications for use on BP projects in Prudhoe Bay, AK.
  • Prepared material requisitions for procuring valves, shop fabricated piping and fittings and level switches.
  • Review pipe stress packages.
  • Prepared piping design calculations utilizing B31.3 and B31.4 Piping Codes.
  • Supervise piping designers, review and approve pipe models and equipment layout.

Principal Project Engineer - Contractor, 05/2008 to 09/2008
The Kraft Heinz CompanyWorcester, MA,
  • Supervised the engineering and designing effort to complete the Front End Loading (FEL) Package for the Hong Kong and Indo Gas LNG Terminal Projects.
  • Worked with client and engineering to provide conceptual terminal layout and process equipment design packages, sizing pumps, heat exchangers, tanks and valves, etc.
  • Reviewed and approve engineering equipment procurement packages.
  • Reviewed piping and equipment layout models.
  • Developed engineering scope, budget and schedule for the projects.

Sr. Project Manager, 10/2007 to 05/2008
Hcl Technologies Ltd.Baxter, UT,
  • Prepared Scope of Work Package for a Truck Terminal Project for BP in Prudhoe Bay, AK.
  • Managed the FEL and Design phases of the project.
  • Developed project estimates, manage project budget and schedule.
  • Worked closely with contractors, client and project team members to deliver a high quality project within the schedule boundaries.
  • Created standards, methods, processes and procedures for reviewing, inspecting and approving mechanical equipment for the project.
  • Provided resources as required to meet project demands.
  • Prepared sub-contractors scope of work packages.
  • Maintained open and effective communication with team members to increase productivity.
  • Participated in frequent risk analysis, HAZIDs and HAZOPs with client
  • Reviewed and managed project schedule.

Project Lead 2, 07/2005 to 10/2007
The Kraft Heinz CompanyCoral Gables, FL,
  • Field walk down proposed projects with client and designers.
  • Prepared  conceptual design and submit FEL Package with alternatives and estimates to client for review and approval and funding.
  • Developed Statement of Requirement (SOR), Business Case, project drivers and goals for use in obtaining project funding.
  • Identified project deliverables with project controls to develop final estimate and schedule.
  • Developed key stage deliverables and project execution plans.
  • Completed Decision Support Packages for each project.
  • Completed mechanical engineering design package requirements for rotating and station equipment.
  • Performed stress analysis and stress report for piping changes as required.
  • Supervise the execution phase of the project, check out and turnover project to operation for start up.

Project / Construction Manager, 2004 to 2005
Amazon.Com, Inc., ,

Construction Safety Manager, Current to Current
Ultra Electronics 3Eti, ,

Senior Market Engineer, 2003 to 2004
Ultra Electronics 3Eti, ,

Sr. Process/Piping Engineer, 2001 to 2003
SNC-Lavalin Constructor Inc NEPCO, ,

Field Engineer, Current to Current
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Project Engineer, 1999 to 2001
NA, ,

Contractor, Current to Current
G.A.S. Unlimited, ,

Project Engineer, 1997 to 1999
Reliant Energy Wholesale Group, ,

Sr. Mechanical Engineer, 1980 to 1997
Bechtel Corporation, ,

Mechanical Design Engineer, 1976 to 1980
Reliance Energy, ,

Mechanical Design Engineer, 1973 to 1976
Potomac Electric Power Company, ,

AutoCAD - ITT Technical Institute (completed 2 quarters) *HVAC Engineering & Servicing - College of the Mainland and San Jacinto Jr. College *AutoCAD - San Jacinto Jr. College
Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineer, Expected in 1973
Howard University - Washington,

Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals in Rel. 8.4 (Scheduling): , Expected in 2015
Oracle University - ,
Caesar 2 Pipe Stress Engineering

Non-Degree: , Expected in
Oracle Univ. - ,

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School Attended

  • Howard University
  • Oracle University
  • Oracle Univ.

Job Titles Held:

  • Piping Engineer
  • Mechanical Facility Engineer
  • Sr. Mechanical Engineer
  • Facility Engineer
  • Facility Engineer
  • Facility Engineer CCP & CGF
  • Principal Mechanical Engineer
  • Mechanical/Piping Discipline Team Lead
  • Principal Project Engineer - Contractor
  • Sr. Project Manager
  • Project Lead 2
  • Project / Construction Manager
  • Construction Safety Manager
  • Senior Market Engineer
  • Sr. Process/Piping Engineer
  • Field Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Contractor
  • Project Engineer
  • Sr. Mechanical Engineer
  • Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Mechanical Design Engineer


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals in Rel. 8.4 (Scheduling)
  • Non-Degree

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