Civil Engineer Area Lead, Austin, Texas, USA


  • 280338
  • USA
  • Austin, Texas
  • Equinor US Operations LLC
  • Elaine Nishihata
  • Onshore
  • Operation & Maintenance
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • More than 10 years
  • Jan 21 2019

Job Description

We’re Equinor, an international energy company with a proud history. Formerly Statoil, we are 20,000 committed colleagues developing oil, gas, wind and solar energy in more than 30 countries worldwide. We’re the largest operator in Norway, among the world’s largest offshore operators, and a growing force in renewables. Driven by our Nordic urge to explore beyond the horizon, and our dedication to safety, equality and sustainability, we’re building a global business on our values and the energy needs of the future.

Development and Production International (DPI) is responsible for Equinor’s portfolio of producing assets and planned field developments in all countries outside Norway and Brazil. DPI’s intent is to build and grow a competitive international portfolio – always safe, high value and low carbon. DPI’s operates across six continents and implements rigorous safety standards, technological innovations and environmental awareness. Equinor’s North American locations include Houston, TX, Austin, TX, Williston, ND, Stamford, CT, Washington D.C., as well as Calgary, St Johns and Mexico City. We are looking for talented people with a desire to find solutions and opportunities to contribute to our organization.

Job Description

Project planning & development of upstream oil & gas projects

Communication & coordination between all involved parties

Project planning and design review and support of oil & gas projects related to drainage, grading, earthwork modeling, floodplain modeling, and roadway alignment

Construction management & administration

Budget forecasting, budget management and value engineering

Manage a maintenance program

Managing field supervisors

Engineering & design of foundations for a variety of loading situations

Environmental engineering & process management related to the clean water act


Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited University

more than 10 years of experience is a must.  A Professional Engineering license in the State of Texas is preferred, but not essential.

Experience with land development planning and design, geotechnical engineering and design, project management, construction management and administration and land and construction surveying.

Experience in OSHA standards

Experience in project planning & design is a must

Experience in materials testing and geotechnical design is preferred

Excellent project management skills are a must

Experience in project economics is a must

Experience in construction management & administration is a must

Experience in land & construction surveying is preferred

Field experience is a must

Experience in environmental engineering is preferred

Personal Qualities

Ability to live by our safety and security expectations

Must have a drive to be a safety champion

Must be self motivated & willingness to motivate others

Must have excellent computer skills; Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, CAD

Must have excellent organization skills; electronic file management & document control

A constant willingness to improve is a must

Must have a positive attitude toward change & promoting change

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, governing agencies & land owners

Work schedule is Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm with occasional overtime required

We Offer

We offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Equinor wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.

General Information

Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.
Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Equinor. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.
All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.
An Equal Opportunity Employer: Females, Minorities, Veterans, Disables and Other Protected Groups. Equinor is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral requested.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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