Natural Gas Engineer - Project Management in Round Rock, TX at GDH

Date Posted: 1/23/2018

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Description

Job title and grade level will depend on individual experience. 

Entry level professional position assisting in the design, development and execution of engineering efforts to ensure natural gas availability, public safety and compliance with regulatory requirements and Company standards.

THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT ATTEMPT TO LIST ALL OF THE DUTIES THAT ARE OR MAY BE PERFORMED IN THIS POSITION.

1. Due to complexity of work, works under close supervision in tandem with higher level engineers to perform technical assignments involving, but not limited to, the following:

a. Construction of new and maintenance of existing pipeline systems including selection of materials, development of procedures, compliance with applicable codes and inspection of work in progress;

b. Evaluation of leakage survey effectiveness;

c. Assisting in the design, monitoring and analysis of pipeline system including regulation, measurement, curtailment and loss or gain of natural gas;

d. Compliance with Federal, state and local rules and regulations;

e. Design of system mains, regulator and meter settings and corrosion control protection.

2. Conducts field investigations involving public contact for acquiring right of way, permits, and route evaluation for gas main and other work.

3. Assists in the coordination of activities between Engineering and Operations to ensure the timely completion of projects.

4. Provides specialized reports and studies, as directed.

5. Work typically involves process checks or review of output by a co-worker or supervisor. These checks become less frequent as incumbent gains working knowledge, skills, and abilities, and gains experience.

Qualifications

Preferred Experience: Working knowledge of 49 CFR, Part 192 and ASME B31.8.  Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.  Working knowledge of pipeline materials, grades, and pressure ratings.  Experience in managing pipeline relocation projects including design, cost estimating and construction management.  EIT certification desired.

Educational/Experience Level:

1. Bachelor's degree in Engineering

2. Valid driver's license

Communication Skills:

Requires the ability to communicate with internal and/or external customers in order to obtain and/or provide explanations and/or information on technical concepts to individuals with or without experience or knowledge of the technical area.

Numeric Skills:

Requires the ability to perform algebraic, trigonometric and geometric operations and/or moderately complex statistical and/or accounting methods.

Computer Skills:

Requires advanced knowledge of various software applications to create complex documents, reports and graphics.

 

Work Conditions:

Works in an office environment, occasionally outdoors.

Requires occasionally performing activities including, but not limited to, bending, stooping, grasping, reaching, twisting, turning and/or lifting.

Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.