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South Jersey Industries Engineer II in Atlantic City, New Jersey

About Us

South Jersey Gas is a natural gas utility company that delivers safe, reliable, affordable clean energy to over 400,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, Salem, and portions of Gloucester, Burlington, and Camden counties in New Jersey. At our core, we are dedicated to being a committed community partner, providing exceptional customer service and developing innovative clean energy solutions to meet the needs of the future.

At South Jersey Gas, we believe that our employees are our most valuable asset. Whether you’re a seasoned operations technician or an early-career legal professional, our culture, inclusive workforce, and leadership development and training programs will provide you with the tools you need to either kickstart your career or bring it to new heights.

Position Summary

A career in Engineering will provide the opportunity to perform general engineering work in operations, production, construction, or maintenance environments. This typically includes designing and scaling up manufacturing processes, instruments, and equipment, and testing manufactured products to maintain quality. Additionally, this includes planning, designing, estimating time and cost, and overseeing the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, systems, and components. This role may analyze and develop solutions to engineering problems related to manufacturing equipment and systems or the causes of component failures. This also involved developing and applying engineering standards and procedures and providing advice on issues within the engineering field. These roles may perform engineering duties in various specialty areas including network engineering, design engineering, system planning engineering, and other specialties. Additionally, this role may need to be able to apply Computer-Aided Design (CAD) techniques to generate and interpret engineering designs in support of assigned projects. This includes organizing the 3D models and conducting internal and external 3D review meetings and proficiency in computer functions required to perform 3D CAD.

Roles within Engineering are responsible for a variety of engineering services functions that could include construction, systems engineering, design support, or similar engineering support activities. This includes ensuring the timely, thorough, and accurate completion of all engineering services projects. This also includes the preparation of new or modified designs. The Engineering Services team also maintains various activities and reports, drawing reproduction, and customer documentation. The team also selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function. The team also must act as Subject Matter Experts providing technical support to the operations function as well as other functional areas within SJI including, Rates and Regulatory and LAN Services.


Essential Functions:

  • Performing moderate design tasks

  • Preparing portions of project documents

  • Editing specifications and performing research and investigations

  • Developing broad knowledge and skills in a specific practice area

  • Evaluating, selecting, and applying standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to perform a task or sequence of tasks for conventional projects with few complex features

  • Collaboratively using judgment to determine adaptations in methods for non-routine aspects of assignments

  • Applying the South Jersey Gas Construction Manual and New Jersey Administrative Code to design tasks

  • Technical review of engineering drawings for gas main replacement projects

  • Working as a liaison between external design vendors and internal customers

  • Writing tie-in and abandonment procedures for gas main replacement projects

  • Participating in group meetings and presenting results of work in collaboration with various departments


Required Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of relevant experience, or;

  • Master’s degree with 0 years of relevant experience.

  • Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Preferred Skills

  • AutoCAD experience

  • Power BI experience

  • Maximo experience

  • Engineer-in-Training certification

Explore the Possibilities

South Jersey Industries employs a diverse range of talent – from construction contractors to environmental specialists. Regardless of the position, mentoring and networking, hands-on experience, gaining industry knowledge and the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our business and in our communities are all exciting ways that we welcome our employees at SJI. And as a company committed to creating an engaging culture built on inclusion and diversity, you’re sure to find an opportunity that makes you feel included, empowered, and ready to “bring your whole self to work” every day.

Benefits Package Overview

SJI offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees.

The SJI “Total Rewards” Benefits Package include:

  • Flexible vacation, Paid Time Off, and Sick Leave package

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance

  • 401(k), with generous company match

  • Employee Resource Groups to encourage employee engagement, nurture professional development, and foster an inclusive environment.

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

At this time, SJI is only considering applicants authorized to work in the United States currently and in the future without the need for visa sponsorship.

SJI, an energy infrastructure holding company based in Folsom, NJ, delivers energy services to customers through two primary subsidiaries: SJI Utilities (SJIU) and SJI Energy Enterprises (SJIEE). SJIU houses the company’s regulated natural gas utility operations, delivering safe, reliable and affordable natural gas to more than 700,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers across New Jersey via its South Jersey Gas and Elizabethtown Gas subsidiaries. SJIEE houses the company’s non-utility operations primarily focused on clean energy development and decarbonization via renewable energy production and energy management activities. Visit for more information about SJI and its subsidiaries.