Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Mechanical Engineering
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Austin, TX, US
Status: Active

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking a licensed Senior Fuels Systems Mechanical Engineer to provide field inspection oversight and coordination, data management, reporting and design leadership for fuel systems projects in Texas and the surrounding states. Type of fuel systems include: above ground operational and bulk storage systems, hydrant fuel distribution systems, and distribution systems, vehicle on and off loading systems, and supporting pipeline, pump and mechanical systems.


The duties of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating project and site logistics for investigation services and managing a team of fuel system technicians
  • Performing fuel system site investigations, review and organize investigation findings, prepare summary report of findings, validate and refine project scope of work
  • Preparing project design proposals, management of design project execution, presentation of project deliverables
  • Providing analysis, evaluation and design of commercial and military fuel systems
  • Coordination with client for new work, scheduling and billing Reviewing construction shop drawings for compliance with contract requirements and adherence to contract requirements

The candidate should have experience in the following:

  • Investigation of Fuel and Oil system handling, bulk storage and dispensing facilities for compliance with DoD, Federal, State and Local code requirements and rail experience is a plus
  • Analysis of existing systems to troubleshoot fuel system problems and identify solutions
  • Engineering of fuel handling, storage and dispensing facilities; design experience with both older and state-of-the-art fuel management systems is a plus
  • Overseeing design and construction document preparation – AutoCAD and BIM experience is a plus
  • Functionality, equipment and materials used in construction
  • Criteria related to rail and military fueling systems design and construction
  • Current commercial and military specifications for fuels and fueling components
  • Evaluating coating and corrosion protection systems
  • Managing fuel system design projects
  • Analyzing conditions accurately and adopting an effective course of action in compliance with applicable regulations and client requirements
  • Managing schedule, scope and budget
  • Reading, interpreting, applying and explaining fueling system rules, regulations, policies and procedures

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering required
  • PE License or ability to attain a PE license within 6 months for TX and adjacent states is required
  • Minimum of 6 years design experience required, Commercial fuels experience is a plus
  • Must have valid driver's license and an acceptable driver record
  • American Petroleum Institute (API) certifications in tank and / or piping inspection (API 653 and / or 570)
  • Ability to perform field work including, walking on uneven surfaces, standing, bending, climbing and lifting of up to 40 pounds
  • Ability to pass client mandated background screening and safety orientation training
  • Ability to travel for site investigation work and client meetings with up to 20 percent travel

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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