Professional Engineer - Houston, TX - RCS Corporation

Professional Engineer – Houston, TX

Engineering - Civil

Job Type: Direct Hire
Posted: 05/11/2022

houston, Texas

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Professional Engineer, with oil and gas industry experience specifically working with pipelines. Professional license in Texas and/or Louisiana is preferred. This is a direct hire position, with candidate preferably located in the Houston, TX area. 

Who We Are

RCS Corporation is a certified Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States. Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

Job Description

Our client has an opportunity for a Professional Engineer, with oil and gas industry experience specifically working with pipelines. Capable of performing detailed engineering design on a variety of engineering tasks and contributing to the construction and installation process of pipeline infrastructure and systems. Exceptional project management and collaboration abilities while handling all job functions with integrity and to the highest standard.


  • Provide Pipeline Engineering support and Scope of Work for all projects within a team of engineers
  • Oversee the pipeline route development, including temporary workspace and permanent right-of-way using AutoCAD
  • Assist with the development of project scopes, execution plans, cost estimates, and project schedules
  • Applying sound engineering knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of project assignments with little to no supervision or assistance from other engineers and managers
  • Follow and verify that engineering practices applied are consistent with current engineering standards, regulatory requirements, and current technological innovations
  • Development of pipeline alignment sheets with drafting support personnel
  • Assist in the development of project scopes, execution plans, cost estimates, and scheduling
  • Demonstrated awareness of safety in the design, construction, and operation of pipelines
  • Providing input to key stake holders concerning potential process and design improvements related to engineering design and technology
  • Following systems of quality control and checking on all projects assigned
  • Assisting in preparing proposals in response to RFPs by estimating engineering hours as an engineering discipline lead 
  • Maintain awareness of latest advancements in design software, technical standards, and construction techniques
  • Developing and maintaining quality relationships with clients
  • Performing miscellaneous job-related duties as necessary

Education, Certifications and/or Experience Required 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited university (Civil or Mechanical) 
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license in Texas and/or Louisiana is preferred 
  • Minimum of 4+ years of engineering experience with at least 3 years of work experience in the pipeline industry 
  • Strong knowledge of industry standards and industry specifications
  • Familiarity with design software, such as Autodesk, AutoCad Civil 3D, and MicroStation  
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, with a high level of accuracy in calculations and design 
  • Excellent time management skills to verify project deadlines are met  
  • Leadership skills to effectively manage a diverse group of professionals working on one project or multiple projects
  • Ability to coordinate more than one project at a time 


RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.
RCS Corporation