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Eversource Energy Project Engineer, Gas in Southborough, Massachusetts

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Plans, develops, schedules, and performs engineering assignments related to the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of gas distribution and pressure regulating systems, including major/complex projects. Analyzes, recommends and develops specific projects for implementation. Assumes supervisory on-call assignments as required. Supports values and commitment to Eversource’s mission, strategy and values.

Essential Functions:

  • Designs systems or installations to fit the Company’s objectives, ensuring conformance with industry standards, guidelines and regulations of federal, state and local authorities
  • Performs site layouts and prepares necessary documents for procurement, permitting and construction. Specifies and procure materials and equipment, coordinates in-house and contract labor
  • Prepares projects for bid, schedule and conduct bid meetings. Evaluates bids and initiates award of purchase orders; may assist with the development of capital project budget plans, estimating project costs, performing equipment analysis, etc.
  • Develops and maintains field procedures to ensure compliance with company standards and procedures, federal, state and local regulations and codes; Assists in the oversite of construction activities to ensure specification and code compliance.
  • Coordinates construction activities with customers, contractors, States, Municipalities and internal departments

  • Reviews purchase requisitions, and invoices related to departmental activity; Provides financial support to upper management for budget development and cost tracking. Develops, monitors and presents reports/summaries on project and departmental budgets.

  • Integrates and coordinates internal and external resources necessary to ensure materials and equipment are delivered on time to complete processes or projects

  • Monitors project progress and recommends schedule changes, cost and resource adjustments required to meet company objectives
  • Ensures project work is conducted in a manner consistent with the Company’s safety and procurement policies and programs
  • May provide direction to junior staff and review work

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skill:

  • Thorough knowledge of distribution construction and maintenance work practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of applicable governmental codes and regulations

  • Knowledge of welding and fusing principles

  • Working knowledge of environmental requirements affecting related activities
  • Familiarity with MS computer operations
  • Some exposure to gaseous atmospheres, construction site hazards, and hazards on customer’s property

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology or related discipline.

Experience :

  • Five (5) plus years of related engineering experience
  • Gas experience is a preferred

Working Conditions:

  • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required.
  • Must be available to travel between MA/CT/NH as necessary.

  • Work is performed primarily in an office environment which requires sitting, standing, walking and climbing stairs are involved.

  • Job can require traveling to operating districts, gas facilities and companies within and outside the state.

  • This is a Safety Sensitive position and subject to random drug testing.

Mental Aspects :

  • Work includes calculating, comparing, technical writing, editing, planning, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing and presenting.
  • This role works in an environment that often requires the performance of multiple simultaneous activities, where deadlines need to be met and work is performed under pressure while involving significant business commitments and results.

Leadership Behaviors/Competencies:

Set and Communicate Direction and Priorities

  • Know the business plan and how your role connects to it
  • Identify problems, issues; take responsibility for resolution
  • Set high standards for self; deliver quality performance
  • Raise ideas for improvement
  • Communicate, communicate, communicate

Build Trusting Relationships

  • Follow through on commitments made to manager, colleagues, and customers.
  • Address difficult or controversial issues and encourage others to do the same.
  • Have honest dialogue with others

Manage and Develop People

  • Set performance goals that align with department and company goals
  • Meet regularly with your supervisor/manager to discuss your performance
  • Seek opportunities to develop skills and gain knowledge through on the job opportunities, i.e. working on projects, attending meetings, etc.

Foster Teamwork and Cross-functional Collaboration

  • Work collaboratively within and across the organization to achieve “One Company” and other goals
  • Recognize and address cross functional implications of your work

Create a Diverse, Inclusive Workforce

  • Incorporate the diverse ideas and perspectives of team, colleagues, and customers in your work

Lead Change

  • Proactively seek out opportunities to improve business performance and customer service.
  • Respond positively to new demands or circumstances
  • Exhibit a “can-do” attitude to support changes in priorities and work processes

Focus on the Customer

  • Deliver superior service to our customers, both internal and external, in a reliable, attentive, courteous, quality, proactive and timely manner

Worker Type:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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