LG&E and KU Energy Civil or Mechanical Engineer - Gas Transmission Integrity Management in Louisville, Kentucky

Title Civil or Mechanical Engineer - Gas Transmission Integrity Management

Requisition ID 4342BR

Address 6900 Enterprise Drive

City Louisville

State Kentucky

Company Paid Relocation - External Not Provided

Job Function Engineering

Position Purpose This position is responsible for portions of the implementation of the Company’s Transmission Integrity Management Program. This program, required by federal regulations, is designed to ensure the safe operation of natural gas transmission system.

Position will be filled at Civil or Mechanical I, II, III level subject to the education and experience of the successful candidate

Required Education & Experience ABET accredited Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering.

One (1) to three (3) years of professional experience, preferably in natural gas transmission/distribution processes, field surveys and geographic information systems and/or pipeline regulatory compliance requirements preferred.

Preferred Qualifications Advanced knowledge of computer operation and use required. Must be proficient with MS Word, Excel, and Access. Knowledge of SmallWorld ESRI, and Pipeline Toolbox a plus.

Demonstrated ability to perform complex analyses and experience in recommendations to improve processes is highly desired.

Job Description Perform data analysis, project planning and project execution for initiatives associated with the Company’s natural gas transmission integrity program.

Maintain and update the Company’s policies and standards related to transmission integrity management.

Interpret and apply federal and state regulations and industry standards related to gas pipeline safety.

Evaluate emerging technologies in the field of pipeline inspection.

Monitors, verifies, and analyzes all pipeline data in various formats (i.e. GIS, spreadsheets, integrity management software, paper records, etc.) to assure data accuracy and system synchronization.

Queries data for anomalies and supports required calculations using field assessment data.

Integrates many different data sets into the risk assessment model to rank the risks associated with the pipeline system.

Manages the electronic versions of the data, assures accurate data integration, and performs data mining operations to support the integrity management program.

Leads data preparation for pipeline repair projects, system enhancements, and maintenance activities.

Analyzes data collected in the field with respect to direct assessments, and reports results of field assessments to required parties in support of the integrity management efforts.

Prepares and presents reports giving conclusions of job related engineering activities.

Assists other departmental engineers with large and/or complex projects, as needed or directed.

Assists with the development of goals, objectives, budgets, programs, and procedures.

Plans and controls all activities to provide an accident-free work place.

Conducts work activities with regard to environmental rules and regulations.

Regularly reviews assignments to assure optimum efficiency and cost effectiveness.

Occasionally directs the activities of coops, supervisors, and others as they perform various activities.

Responsible for the coordination of activities of junior engineer(s), technicians, or others assigned to specific projects as necessary.

Performs other duties as directed by management.

Work Conditions Primarily working in an office environment with occasional field visits.

Physical Effort Primarily desk work with some standing and walking. Occasional field work with rigorous walking of pipeline right-or-ways and climbing in and out of excavations.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Louisville Gas & Electric and Kentucky Utilities (LG&E and KU) is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace.

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