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Pipeline Integrity Engineer I


The Woodlands, TX, US, 77380

Req ID:  623

Western Midstream is a master limited partnership formed to own, develop, acquire, and operate midstream assets. We are engaged in the business of gathering, compressing, treating, processing, and transporting natural gas; gathering, stabilizing, and transporting condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and crude oil; and gathering, transporting, and disposing of produced water for our customers.

We operate or own equity interests in assets in the Rocky Mountains, North-central Pennsylvania, and Texas, including approximately 16,000 miles of petroleum and natural gas pipelines and over 100 gathering, treating, and processing facilities.

Job Summary:
WES seeks a qualified individual to work within the Asset Integrity Management group. This individual will be responsible for providing general asset Integrity engineering duties including direction and oversight into the Integrity Management Program as required by federal codes 19 CFR 195 and 192 for both pipelines and facilities.


Candidate will manage compilation of pipeline data for information analysis, perform risk analysis, and capture Preventative & Mitigative measures of pipelines, particularly as it relates to system integrity.



  • 0 - 4+ years experience in Asset Integrity Engineering
  • Knowledge of federal (DOT 49 CFR 192 and 195) and state pipeline regulations with emphasis on integrity management regulations
  • Experience in pipeline design, onshore pipeline operations, maintenance, and a detailed understanding of defect evaluation and repair
  • Technical knowledge and experience in pipeline inspection tools, pipeline corrosion, pipeline risk management, pipeline information analysis, and software systems
  • Must maintain good relationships with regulatory agencies
  • Must be able to work effectively with both engineers and operations personnel.
  • Knowledge of industry standards such as ASME, API and NACE
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment with strong analytical and time management skills
  • Strong initiative to work efficiently with accurate results
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Oil and Gas Operator experience is preferred



  • Capable of developing and implementing Integrity Management Programs (IMP’s) and associated standards and procedures to support the IMP’s for all pipeline assets
  • Provide integrity related engineering design guidance for pipeline projects including material selections, pig trap design, hydrostatic test plan design, and MOP/MAOP calculations
  • Pipeline risk management support, including investigating and implementing risk software.
  • Identify pipeline preventative and mitigative measures, re-assessment interval and re-assessment methods
  • Coordinate with HSE, Regulatory, Engineering and Operations on pipeline integrity efforts
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and Fit for Service (FFS) analysis
  • Support regulatory audits (DOT / PHMSA / State) and other initiatives as necessary
  • Benchmark performance using Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
  • Stay connected with pipeline regulations and evolving trends


A bachelor's degree or greater in engineering is required with a preference for Mechanical, metallurgy, or chemical engineering degree.


This position is not eligible for relocation.


Travel Requirements:
Travel will be required up to 25%.


Work Schedule:
This position will work 9 hours Monday – Thursday and 4 hours on Friday.  The position will rotate weekly between working from home and the office.



Western Midstream does not offer sponsorship of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for this role.


Western Midstream is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in recruiting, hiring, developing, compensating and promoting applicants and employees.  All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for employee's and applicant's disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

Nearest Major Market: Houston