National Grid Engineer – Project Engineering & Design NE I&R in Waltham, Massachusetts
Project Engineering & Design is responsible for the design of large-scale projects allowing for the safe and reliable delivery of natural gas to customers. Such projects include: transmission pipelines; large diameter distribution pipelines, regulator/gate stations; bridge/railroad/water crossings; LNG/CNG; and other special capital projects.
Project Engineering and Design
Provide gas engineering and design for distribution/transmission projects. The I&R team is focused on regulating facilities and large commercial/industrial metering.
Incorporate applicable Standards, Procedures, and State/Federal statutory requirements into Gas systems designs including all safety, health and environmental standards and procedures..
Incorporate corporate process safety procedures into the project work flow as required.
Identify/specify special order (non-stock) required materials.
Develop and gain approval of project scope and construction requirements.
Identify and acquire the necessary permits, licenses, and land rights associated with the project.
Working with the Maps and Records department to ensure that system maps and cords are available, and of sufficient accuracy, to support Gas systems designs. Identify where mapping differs from as-built conditions and provide input to rectify variances.
Assist Codes and Standards Engineers with the evaluation of company engineering design standards, to ensure alignment with regulatory requirements.
As may be required, participate or lead inter-regional projects activities. This may require travel to our upstate and / or downstate New York service territories.
Participate in Storm restoration activities or other system emergencies (gas and electric) as called upon.
Develop project bid specifications and assist in the procurement as necessary of either or both engineering design work to be performed by external design firms, and construction services.
Manage external engineering design firms to ensure all work is performed in accordance with company standards, within budget and on schedule.
Perform design quality peer reviews of other engineer’s work.
Establish and lead, as necessary, an engineering design project team to develop and manage all engineering aspects of a project, up to and including project closeout and compilation of as-built documentation.
Participate and where called upon lead project team members towards the common goal of delivering a high quality and safe result, while promoting a culture of teamwork, collaboration, and efficient resource utilization.
Effectively communicate project parameters with involved internal and external stake holders.
Maintain an appropriate record of conferences, meetings, discussions, and verbal directions among the Company, City/State agencies, and other utilities and impacted parties.
Implement change control procedures as necessary to track design changes instituted by engineering or field operations and identify any associated risks that may result. Document any requests to deviate from approved/agreed to parameters and seek authorization where required.
Knowledge & Experience
Bachelor of Science Degree in an Engineering discipline is required. At least 2 years of engineering, design or project management experience preferred.
PE/EIT registration is desired, but not required.
Understanding of design and construction standards, engineering drawings, and underground construction methods and procedures.
Technical knowledge of natural gas system design and operations including natural gas industry codes and regulations, engineering and environmental codes and standards.
Strong knowledge of OSHA, PHMSA, and MA/RI regulations.
Commitment to Safety as a core value.
Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple projects within budget and time constraints.
Ability to assess project scopes and identify required variances prior to design to ensure a complete, high quality and safe project outcome.
Demonstration of a high level of personal initiative and ability to interact with a diverse group of company personnel, contractors, regulatory representatives, and town/city officials in a positive collaborative manner.
Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively both internally and externally to the organization.
Proficiency with PC software applications including the Microsoft Office suite. Familiarity with work management applications such as SAP, Maximo and Power Plant is a plus.
This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.
/National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement /
Job: *Gas Systems Eng
Organization: *Gas Systems
Title: Engineer – Project Engineering & Design NE I&R
Requisition ID: 20171654