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Mechanical Integrity Test Engineer
Req ID 8142
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Mechanical Integrity Test Engineer


Who We Are

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

Join the WSP Energy team as Mechanical Integrity Test (MIT) Engineer. Contributors in this roll take part in providing local petroleum engineering assistance for the design, development, construction, and permitting of infrastructure projects and systems in the public and private sector, specifically focusing on the execution, analysis and reporting of MIT pressure tests. Tasks may also include basic assistance with the research, design, analysis, concept development, construction, and/or servicing of underground storage caverns and related surface facilities, well permitting, drilling, solution mining technology, and cavern operations.

Position will be located in either Houston, Texas or Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Under general supervision, assist with collecting, compiling, and analyzing data to support the planning, engineering, scheduling, and execution of underground energy storage projects.     
  • Maintain quality control standards and procedures for accurate and precise measurements and construction.
  • Assist with performing basic professional petroleum engineering work relating to development of underground storage caverns and facilities in both bedded and domal salt formations, potentially including tasks in well diagnostics and workover operations, well control, well snubbing, plugging and abandoning, wireline, coiled tubing operations, and onsite support.  
  • Provide entry-level technical assistance on various design requirements and operating strategies to account for the safety and functionality of end-users, systems, and infrastructure. 
  • Basic involvement in services provided by the WSP Energy group, field equipment applications and operations, and related practices including casing, well head, and cement design.
  • Support senior engineers and project managers to develop casing evaluations, root cause analysis findings, project controls, budgetary estimates, and project closeout reporting.
  • Generate complete, accurate, and concise documentation using electronic systems, drawings, and field/work site notebook/logs.
  • Comply with safety guidelines and site-specific procedures which include but are not limited to, location data, statistical documentation, engineering studies and surveys, and construction.
  • Complete training on assigned tasks.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources, and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering, or closely related discipline.
  • 0 to 3 years of relevant post education experience
  • Excellent research skills with analytical mindset.
  • Familiarity with process and concepts for design/build.  
  • General familiarity with relevant remediation, permitting, and construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.
  • Competent interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
  • Proficient self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.
  • Ability to work independently under general supervision, as well as part of a team to meet business objectives.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PMP training
  • EIT standing


Additional Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

  • Travel Required: 25%
  • Job Status: Regular
  • Employee Type: Full
  • Primary Location: HOUSTON - PARK ROW
  • All locations: US-LA-Baton Rouge, US-TX-Houston

About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com

WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

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