Pipeline Engineer IV


Duluth, MN, US, 55802 Houston, TX, US, 77068 Minneapolis, MN, US, 55113 Nashville, TN, US, 37214 Omaha, NE, US, 68114 Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317

LAKE SUPERIOR CONSULTING is currently growing at a fast pace and as part of that growth, we are seeking to fill a position as a Pipeline Engineer IV at our office in Duluth, MN; Minneapolis, MN; Houston, TX; Pittsburgh, PA; Nashville, TN; Omaha, NE; or at a remote location.

Responsible for pipeline related design and construction projects from inception through to delivery. Projects will be multi-disciplined covering civil, mechanical, and electrical aspects, with a strong focus on the utilities area of the business. Responsible for the successful delivery of each project through management of internal staff, external contractors, financial control, and strong management of change.

Proficient in several aspects of the industry.  Can lead moderate to large sized projects and makes decisions and recommendations on technical or complex issues. Exercises considerable judgment and initiative in interpreting policy in the planning and implementation of major work assignments. 



  • Responsible for managing the development of a variety of pipeline projects.
  • Collaborate with engineering departments to create optimal designs.
  • Identify possible problems to ensure pipeline designs are operable.
  • Provide technical assistance to different departments to resolve operational difficulties.
  • Provide leadership and training.
  • Maintain knowledge about pipeline design technologies and simulation tools.
  • Provide technical supervision and technical assistance to other divisions within the company.
  • Responsible for assigned projects being completed within financial and scheduling constraints, as well as being in compliance with regulatory, environmental, health and safety requirements.
  • Provide leadership to project team and ensure reporting requirements are met.
  • Ensures that the knowledge of decisions, assumptions and execution plans made are accurately documented, understood and communicated.
  • Develops innovative and creative project solutions that match customer needs with profitable strategic growth opportunities, often providing options that permit customer flexibility and choice.
  • Discuss and solve complex problems with manufacturing departments, sub-contractors, suppliers and customers.
  • Directly manage or assist in the implementation of projects related to process control data communication systems.
  • Responsible for the quality, cost, scope and schedules for all work performed by consultants and contractors.  

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or mechanical engineering field, from an accredited university.
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience.
  • PE preferred.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time for construction and operational field support.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Oil and gas industry experience preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable State and Federal regulatory requirements that govern the oil and natural gas pipeline industry (49 CFR Parts 192 & 195) and various ASME and API standards
  • Project management experience 

Physical Requirements and Demands:

  • The job requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.  Routinely use standard office equipment such as but not limited to: computers, phones, copiers, and filing cabinets. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk, and hear.
  • Frequent periods of standing for long periods.
  • Occasional lifting in up to 50lbs.
  • Exposure to weather including heat and cold climates.
  • Ability to work long hours and possible overtime when projects demand.

Join an entrepreneurial team of dedicated engineering and technical services consultants that work to improve and strengthen our critical energy infrastructure. At Lake Superior Consulting (LSC), we are committed to safeguarding the well-being of people and the environment without compromise in a fast-paced, high energy environment.  LSC provides integrity management solutions and engineering services to meet the increasing needs of our US and Canadian client base.

LSC's focus is on the Energy industry we serve today while evolving our technologies and services to meet the clean energy initiatives of tomorrow. Our talented team of technical professionals serves the Liquids and Natural Gas, Mining, Water and Wastewater, Renewables, and Manufacturing industries. 


Our Growth is Your Opportunity:

Our growth creates an environment for our current employees to gain new skills and take advantage of promotional opportunities. We have opportunities for all levels of people from recent graduates and professionals to technicians, empowering you to grow personally and professionally.  We value our employees’ contributions and award those who step up through promotional opportunities. Molding your own career path is a common theme amongst our team members.

Make an immediate impact:

New employees can expect to be given responsibility and are expected to bring new ideas to the table almost immediately. Your ideas and contributions will be listened to, welcomed and appreciated!

Work with industry leaders:

We are in the consulting business. Therefore, it is our knowledge that is “sold” to our clients and our employees truly are our most valuable asset.  That said, we hire passionate people who are focused on continuous learning and development. Our employees work alongside many subject matter experts and have the opportunity to learn and grow their own knowledge base by working with other high achievers.

Gain diverse well-rounded experiences:

Our engineering teams have the ability to work on diverse projects that are never the same. This means continuous learning and development of skills and increased knowledge base.

Entrepreneurial Culture:

We have a culture that supports playing to our peoples’ strengths and empowering them to make decisions. Our leadership values an entrepreneurial approach to achieving success, solving problems and supporting our clients.

Competitive Salary and Benefits including:

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

Flexible work options

401K/Profit Sharing (6% company match)

Company paid life, AD&D, and short/long term disability

Paid time off (PTO)

Paid holidays (twelve per year)

Tuition reimbursement

EEO Statement

Lake Superior Consulting, LLC (LSC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Nearest Major Market: Duluth MN
Nearest Secondary Market: Superior WI