NiSource Field Engineer - Job Family (Lawrence, MA) in Lawrence, Massachusetts
PURPOSE: To evaluate, design, and estimate natural gas distribution facilities for new business, public and system improvement, and maintenance projects according to company standards and other applicable guidelines and codes. Natural gas distribution facilities may consist of main lines, service lines, and measurement regulation equipment. The Engineer will provide technical assistance and support for Construction and Field Operations staff involved in the construction, operation, and maintenance of distribution facilities. Collaborate and coordinate efforts with key stakeholders on large distribution projects.
Ensure safe and reliable delivery of energy services at best cost
Meet or exceed internal/external customer expectations
Actual project costs are within 10% of estimated costs
Safe/efficient high quality engineering designs that comply with policies, practices, standards, and applicable codes
Productivity and performance results that meet or exceed expectations
Timely delivery of all facility designs
Consistent communication with key stakeholders and business partners
Ensure post and pre winter operation system reviews are held
Evaluate, design, and estimate natural gas distribution facilities
Prepare permit applications and easement requests
Prepare detailed drawings
Compile capital work order / job order packets
Prepare budget estimates
Report on project variances
Support Operations employees in emergency situations
Provide training and guidance to new personnel
Act as liaison to state, county, and local government officials
Conduct winter preparedness reviews
Assist in contract bid documentation
Maintain MAOP documentation
Technical / Functional Competencies Required for Selection:
Demonstrated knowledge of various pc applications and software (i.e. Word, Excel, AutoCAD)
Preferred for Selection:
Previous gas distribution engineering experience
Education/ExperienceRequired for Selection:
Bachelors degree in engineering curriculum from an accredited college or university.
Obtain EIT Certification within 2 years of hire date** Applies to new hires or those transferring into any of the following gas engineering job families: field engineering, design engineering; gas systems planning; standards
Obtain P.E. license within 6 years of hire date for state primarily working in
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Preferred for Selection:
Masters degree in Business or Engineering
Professional Engineering license
Based on education and experience the position may be filled at a level within the Engineering job family,
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.
For immediate consideration, please apply on-line at careers.nisource.com before August 28th!
Job Family: Engineering
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