Pipe Stress Engineer
Valdes Engineering Company
 Griffith, IN
Valdes is a 200-person, multidisciplinary, engineering and project management company with an expert focus on the energy industry. Every client project is assigned a dedicated team of professionals who provide personalized services and solutions. The Valdes success model consists of streamlined work processes, attention to detail, technical expertise, and an unyielding commitment to client satisfaction, safety and quality.


  • Provide ownership and accountability for pipe stress analysis in the completion of all projects
  • Help to prepare proposal estimates for pipe stress analysis
  • Schedule pipe stress analysis in accordance with project schedules
  • Review of design documents for quality and accuracy
  • Review of design documents for assurance that design complies with industry codes, piping specifications and client standards
  • Provide pipe stress subject matter expertise
  • Provide written or verbal design progress reports as required by the project manager
  • Develop and / or improve department standards, including templates and design guides
  • Verify field conditions, constructability of designs, and assist in resolving problems during field construction
  • Open to travel to client sites up to 75% of the time


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Mechanical or Civil Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience working in the Pipe Stress field with heavy industrial including high energy piping in power plants and refining / chemical experience
  • Knowledge within the Stress Analysis discipline with the capabilities and initiative to perform the following tasks with some supervisory/mentor assistance
  • Knowledge of Piping/Stress department workflow
  • Ability to manage pipe stress work within the project budget and schedule
  • Take responsibility for quality and timelines of pipe stress deliverables
  • Experience in trouble-shooting pipe stress issues at industrial sites, identify and recommend solutions

Valdes Engineering Company is looking for bright and talented people that want to take their career to the next level. We offer many rewarding career paths to challenge and engage our employees at all phases of their careers. Our office provides a team environment, and excellent working conditions, which allow individuals to maximize their potential. Valdes Engineering offers an outstanding benefits package including Medical, Dental, 401K plan, Company paid Long Term and Short Term Disability Insurance, and Company paid Life and AD&D Insurance and tuition reimbursement.