Pipe Stress Engineer (LA)

CTS-Complete Technical Services, Inc. - Houston, TX

Full-timeEstimated: $89,000 - $120,000 a year

B.Sc. or M.Sc. Civil or Mechanical Engineering.
Registered as a Professional Engineer in Louisiana
Minimum 15+ years min. experience performing stress analysis of Delayed Coker projects
Working knowledge of applicable codes and standards such as ASME B31.3 and related API 610, 661, 617, 650, 560.
Proficiency with Caesar II, Microsoft excel and word. Familiar with FEA and nozzle Pro.
Proficiency in
Perform stress analysis of critical piping for different condition such as thermal, seismic, wind, banana effect, spalling conditions, etc.
Perform fatigue analysis of piping system for applicable no of cycles.
Qualify equipment nozzle loads as per applicable standards and project criteria.
Prior experience in an EPC environment.
Experience in hangers-snubbers-struts-sway and brace-engineered supports.
Constant and variable spring cans
Exposure to compressors, pumps, air coolers, exchangers, and tanks.
Knowledge of the engineering development process and typical Piping Engineering deliverables such as piping isometrics, piping line classes, line designation tables, specialty items, and material selection diagrams.
Dynamic Analysis, Flange Leakage Check and Piping Flexibility.

Project Experience Desired:

Coker overhead lines
Transfer lines
Coker Charge line Un-heading device
Blowdown air coolers
Design of flexible hoses
Thermal Bowing


Job Type: Full-time


  • ASME Codes & Standards: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Excel: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Microsoft Word: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Stress Analysis: 10 years (Preferred)


  • Louisiana PE (Required)