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CenterPoint Energy Staff Gas Engineering Specialist in Danville, Indiana

Staff Gas Engineering Specialist

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Date: Jun 11, 2024

Location: Minneapolis, MN, US, 55422Noblesville, IN, US, 46060Danville, IN, US, 46122Franklin, IN, US, 46131Muncie, IN, US, 47302Houston, TX, US, 77002Evansville, IN, US, 47711Evansville, IN, US, 47708-1209

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 Staff Gas Engineering Specialist to join our Team, located in Texas , Minnesota , or Indiana .

You will have the ability to l ead the review, evaluation, and piloting of tools, equipment, and technologies which are used in the construction, operation, and maintenance of our gas distribution systems, and provides clear recommendations for their acceptability and use in all gas regions. Review and evaluate new gas distribution products, and new or amended codes and standards which affect the future of our operations and communicates these developments to appropriate departments and individuals. Evaluate and assess field problems removed from the gas distribution systems to determine causes of failure, develops recommendations to management to minimize failure re-occurrence and updates operations employees. Must have strong skills in the areas of technical writing, oral communication, mechanical aptitude and ability to have an effective working relationship with a wide range of employees, customers, vendors, contractors, and general public.

Essential Functions

  • Provides timely dissemination of company/corporate operating policies and procedures to Engineering and Operations employees for our distribution/transmission systems, dictating that uniform, compliant standards for construction, maintenance, and emergency planning, are provided.

  • Presents Informational Updates to operations employees to communicate new tools and equipment, approved products, manual and regulatory changes, and any issues with existing products.

  • Provides recommended updates to Company Gas Tooling and Material Standards, and Approved Product lists based on changes in established industry standards, changes and additions in government codes and regulations, and products approved through testing and selection and Management of Change (MOC) process.

  • Reviews and evaluates new developments/methods in distribution construction and operations that may have future use in Company distribution systems and communicates these developments/methods to appropriate departments and individuals.

  • Reviews new or amended Federal, State and Industry standards and regulations relevant to gas distribution.

  • Evaluates and assesses field problems removed from the gas distribution systems to determine causes of failure and develops recommendations to management to minimize failure re-occurrence.

  • Maintains all applicable industry and company standards and reference material both historical and current. Provides specific interpretations to this material as needed. Oversees department archived records according to company retention policies.

Education Description

  • Two-year technical degree, two years of college-level technical courses, or demonstrated ability to perform the duties of the job with experience in an equivalent position.

Experience

  • 10 years of progressive experience in a gas utility engineering or gas system operations.

Additional Skills

  • Ability to evaluate federal, state, and local regulations and industry standards relating to distribution systems.

  • Must possess a valid Driver's license and have a safe driving record as determined by the Company.

  • Demonstrated ability to independently manage multiple projects.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships with a wide range of employees, managers, customers, bargaining unit representatives, vendors, contractors, and the general public.

  • Able to demonstrate a strong mechanical aptitude

  • Demonstrates Division’s core competencies as defined in the Division Competency Model.

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: Minneapolis

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