Pipeline Engineer - FR (LNG, CO2)

Posting date : 28/02/2024

Requisition ID : 22775

Engineer your positive impact

Tractebel is a global community of 5000 imaginative experts engineering a carbon-neutral future. Through our game-changing solutions for complex energy, urban, nuclear and water projects, we help our clients create a positive impact towards a sustainable world, where people, planet and profit collectively thrive. 


Work environment 

The “Gas to X” Department of Tractebel Engineering is providing engineering services related to the following energy-related fields: Conventional Thermal Power Plants, Biomass Power Plants, Concentrated Solar Power Plants, Desalination Units, Decarbonisation of Industrial Plants, Carbon Capture and Storage/Usage, Green Hydrogen Production, Synthetic Molecules / Green Fuels Production, LNG-, Natural Gas-Terminals and Pipelines, etc. 

The “Classical Gas” Product is in charge of LNG terminals with its variants, pipelines and conventional gas stations. The piping activities for these are executing:

•    Feasibility and Basic Design.

•    Mechanical & Process System Studies.

•    Detailed Mechanical & Process Design.

•    Procurement of piping equipment including factory acceptance testing.

•    Design Review.

•    Site supervision, pre-commissioning and commissioning activities.

•    Audit of installations.


The role of Tractebel can be consulting engineer, owner’s engineer, PMC, etc.

The engineering services cover the whole life cycle of the projects, from early stage feasibility studies to construction follow-up, commissioning follow-up and services during plant operation.


The projects are located in Europe, Africa, Middle East, Latin America or Asia.

Your function

For the Gas product, you are in charge of Pipeline engineering studies necessary to design, build gas pipelines; gas compression stations and all what is related to the handling of gas in an industrial environment. The concerned installations cover all natural gas or other special gases (such as H2, CO2,…) transport.

Your role will address mainly the following tasks:

  • Execute feasibilities studies analysing the optimal routing for a pipeline routing considering all aspects of constrains.
  • Integration of the project constraints in the design of the pipeline system.
  • Act as Technical Integrator of complex projects consolidating engineering studies from various disciplines (process, mechanical, electrical, civil, I&C, HSE, etc.)
  • Deliver pipeline engineering services that meet Tractebel’s, its customers' and applicable statutory and regulatory specifications, on time and within budget.
  • Perform technical-economic studies including cost estimates
  • Execute detailed design studies for a chose and frozen pipeline.
  • follow up of the contracting process for these services (bid comparison, technical and economic negotiations, contracting)
  • Evaluate and comment the technical documents issued by contractors and manufacturers
  • Gaining experience in covering basic engineering, detail engineering, procurement, erection, pre-commissioning, commissioning and acquisition of specific knowledge regarding pipelines and gas installations.
  • Managing the contractual and/or financial relations between the various parties involved and the interfaces between all participants in the Projects : Client, Partners, Suppliers, etc.
  • Performing of consultancy, (pre)-feasibility, Basic Design, FEED assignments
  • Writing of specifications for the manufacturing of the pipelines (including welding requirements), fittings, supports, insulation, etc as well as for the valves and follow up of the contracting process for these services (bid comparison, technical and economic negotiations, contracting)
  • Preparation of files for permitting and construction specifications.
  • Workshop inspections and quality follow-up of pipeline prefabrication but also for other equipment.
  • On-site follow up of the mechanical erection including welding activities.
  • Will respond to the project engineer
  • Having the knowledge of the different equipment used in the gas industry
  • Write procedure to execute and manage gas-in of a pipeline
  • Complete projects with the necessary hand-overs, As-built, certificates,….

Your profile

  • Civil or industrial engineer with a practical, ever sense of learning.
  • Interested in the gas and energy sector within a multidisciplinary environments.
  • Some experience in material knowledge, welding and NDT inspections
  • You have interest to develop your high level expertise.
  • Team spirit, dynamic, rigorous and creative 
  • Good communicator and prepared to listen to the client needs.
  • Able to take the role as advisor towards the Client and transmit your knowledge to other team members
  • Willing to undergo short / long missions to support construction activities and / or client support.
  • The function is open in Brussels but you have Interest for international experience and short and mid-term missions abroad
  • Multilingual with English and Dutch or French as a must.



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