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NiSource Field Engineer - Job Family (PA North) in Rochester, Pennsylvania

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

Relocation assistance is available for this position.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 before November 20th!

Job Family: Engineering