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CenterPoint Energy Gas Customer Add Engineering Manager in Byram, Mississippi

Gas Customer Add Engineering Manager

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Date: Jun 11, 2024

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77002Evansville, IN, US, 47708-1209Fairborn, OH, US, 45324-6349Broussard, LA, US, 70518Minneapolis, MN, US, 55403Danville, IN, US, 46122Shreveport, LA, US, 71103Gulfport, MS, US, 39507Evansville, IN, US, 47711Byram, MS, US, 39272Muncie, IN, US, 47302Dayton, OH, US, 45417Jacksonville, AR, US, 72076Noblesville, IN, US, 46060

Company: CenterPoint Energy

CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 150 years.

Our Vision: Our vision is to become the most admired utility in the United States through the execution of our long-term growth strategy. We have an unwavering commitment to safely and reliably deliver electricity and natural gas to millions of people.

Our Commitment: CenterPoint Energy is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where business results are achieved through the skills, abilities and talents of our diverse workforce.

At CenterPoint Energy, individuals are respected for their contributions toward our company objectives. We strive for an inclusive work environment across all levels that is reflective of the available workforce in the communities we serve.

Job Summary

CenterPoint Energy is looking for a Gas Customer Add Engineering Manager to join our Team, located in Houston, Texas .

You will have the ability to manage and approve engineering design projects for a Gas Operations region. This may include new mains, service lines, system improvement and public improvement projects, city gate stations, system regulation, large customer facilities, long range facility planning and private replacement projects compliant with DOT regulations documented in CFR 192. Provide final engineering approval for projects within limits established by company policy. Coordinates with and supports other managers within the state and in other regions regarding engineering related issues. Provide leadership and direction to the department. Provide training and developmental and leadership opportunities for staff.

Essential Functions

  • Manages and approves engineering design projects for a Gas Operations region including new mains, service lines, system improvement and public improvement projects, city gate stations, system regulation, large customer facilities, long range facility planning and private replacement projects

  • Ensures that designs are safe, reliable, functional, economically viable and comply with DOT CFR 192, current Pipeline Safety and Hazardous Materials Administration (PHMSA) regulations and other applicable federal, state and local statues and rules related to gas utility design and installation.

  • Provides final engineering approval for projects within approval limits established by company policy

  • Manages workflow responsible for creation of service work orders, designs and other project related documents for the region including permits, specifications, and reports for customers, contractors and others. Monitors workflow process to ensure adherence to company requirements regarding compliance, turnaround, etc. Reviews and take actions to support continuous improvement of the process.

  • Monitors and approves monthly reports involving expense accounts, cost centers, IBuy, SAP approvals, time, capital budget review and variance reporting.

  • Assists in capital and expense budget preparation and manages these budgets for the organization reporting to this position

  • Meets with customers contractors, government representatives, employees and other management as required and has the authority to make decisions for the company in such meetings within approval limits.

  • Coordinates to ensure open communications with other departments within the state Gas Operations Region including Rates, Regulatory, Finance and others.

  • Provides engineering support to departments within the state and to other regions regarding engineering related issues.

  • Supervises and develops employee. Sets department and individual goals aligned with company goals. Reviews performance and coaches when improvement is needed.

  • Oversees training of new and current employees to ensure appropriate training is received for assigned responsibilities. Provides development and leadership opportunities appropriate for staff position level.

  • Leads engineering to support company efforts in response to emergency situations including severe weather related conditions. Monitors engineering support to Region Operations with respect to engineering issues encountered during construction and maintenance activities.

Education Description

  • Requires a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university.

Experience

  • Requires a minimum of 7 years of experience in gas utility design or related project construction design including leadership responsibilities.

  • Professional Engineer license.

We want you to know

Being a part of the CenterPoint Energy team is more than a career alone. It's an opportunity to make a positive impact. You will be an integral part of enabling everyday life and the pursuit of possibilities for the customers we serve and the communities we share. The vital services we provide are at the core of making our world work, and by sharing your energy with us, we'll create a better tomorrow together.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

CenterPoint Energy is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where business results are achieved through the skills, abilities and talents of our diverse workforce.

At CenterPoint Energy, individuals are respected for their contributions toward our company objectives. We strive for an inclusive work environment across all levels that is reflective of the available workforce in the communities we serve.

What we bring to you

  • Competitive pay

  • Paid training

  • Benefits eligibility begins on your first day

  • Transit subsidies

  • Flexible work schedule, paid holidays and paid time off

  • Access to discounts at fitness clubs and an on-site wellness center at our headquarters in Houston

  • Professional growth and development programs including tuition reimbursement

  • 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match dollar-for-dollar up to 6% and a company contribution of 3% regardless of your contribution

Job Type: Full Time

Posting Start Date: 06/11/2024​

Posting End Date: 06/23/2024

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a), and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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