MidAmerican Energy Company Engineer I/Engineer II/Senior Engineer-Gas in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
This is a multi-level posting. Candidates may be considered for any of the posted levels, depending on their level of experience and depth of expertise.
*Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Function)
The senior engineer provides highly technical engineering services and directs the work of others for the planning, design and construction of project additions to MidAmerican Energy Company's energy delivery system. Responsibilities include project management for all phases of project additions; overseeing and guiding engineering staff in project management and design and problem resolution of complex engineering problems. This is the third level position of the engineer career path.
Provide advanced engineering services for the planning, design and construction of project additions to MidAmerican Energy Company's energy delivery system; focus may include planning and budgeting gas systems, conducting system expansion studies and economic evaluation studies, separately and in conjunction with other utilities, designing new facilities, preparing specifications, drawings and contracts, power system protection design and system disturbance analysis. (40%)
Provide technical project management for all phases of a project including scheduling, design, estimates, engineering specifications, drawings, materials procurement, construction contracts, cost tracking and project cost projections. (25%)
Conduct advanced engineering studies and complex investigations; prepare oral and written reports of results and recommendations. (15%)
Provide advanced engineering assistance to other departments; facilitate internal training classes for engineers and technicians; responsibilities may include developing presentations for senior management and professional/industry groups, authoring technical papers for publication by professional/industry organizations, chairing company committees/task groups and participating in industry standards committees and perform additional responsibilities as requested or assigned. (15%)
Keep informed of industry issues/technical trends and recommend and implement changes to benefit MidAmerican Energy Company's business. (5%)
Provide technical leadership to staff.
Provide technical input to assist in development of project planning.
Perform additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.
Demonstration of knowledge and understanding of human performance improvement techniques.
Evaluate present practices and implement processes, concepts, training and tools to prevent, detect and correct human errors that may adversely impact the safe, reliable operation of the natural gas transmission and distribution system.
Bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited institution.
One to three years of industry experience as a practicing engineer is required for the Engineer II - Gas.
Five years of industry experience as a practicing engineer is required for the Senior Engineer - Gas.
P.E. license is preferred
Effective oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills.
Effective interpersonal skills and leadership abilities.
Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
Advanced project management skills; ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability status.
Organization: *Gas Delivery
Title: Engineer I/Engineer II/Senior Engineer-Gas
Location: IA-Cedar Rapids
Requisition ID: 1900746