NiSource Leader Field Engineering (Springfield, MA) in Springfield, Massachusetts
Lead/Direct the Field Engineering activities for regional operating areas. Provide guidance, direction, and support to engineering staff and assist/coordinate activities with internal/external customers. Monitor/evaluate performance of engineering staff to ensure the completion of goals and department objectives. Assist in the development of the capital budget programs for their respective state. Ensure all projects are designed according to Company standards and other applicable guidelines and codes. Collaborate with Engineering peers, Field Operations, and other Support groups to ensure safe, reliable delivery of energy services at best cost. KEY RESULTS:
Ensure safe and reliable delivery of energy services at best cost.
Meet or exceed internal/external customer expectations
Attainment of budgetary/metric goals
Safe/efficient high quality engineering designs that comply with policies, practices and standards
Performance expectations for engineering staff that are linked with NiSource business goals
Continued and progressive development of engineering staff
Positive relationships with federal, state and municipal agencies
Strategic long-range facility plans
Timely delivery of cost effective facility designs
Partnerships with Field Operations, Support Services, Sales, and Finance to ensure superior capital budget management
Leads all regional engineering activities
Coach, develop and evaluate engineering staff
Assign and delegate projects and responsibilities to engineering staff
Review engineering designs to ensure they comply with all policies, procedures, standards, federal, state and local codes, and long term system plans
Coordinates and assists in developing long range system plans
Leads seasonal system review meetings
Ensures high level internal/external customer satisfaction
Assists in developing and managing local and state capital programs
Drives functional consistency, process standardization and operational excellence
Fosters a sense of project ownership and accountability within the local engineering department
Partners with Field Operations, Support Services, Sales, ESS, and Finance to meet strategic goals and objectives
Promotes the use of technology, tools and planning techniques to improve process results
Promotes safe working environment and public safety
Qualifications: Required for Selection:
Bachelors degree in engineering curriculum from an ABET accredited college or university.
Three years of experience in Engineering or Operations
Demonstrated knowledge of gas utility engineering principles and system design.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with system operations, construction activities and emergency response.
Ability to obtain Professional Engineering license
Preferred for Selection:
Masters degree in Business or Engineering
Professional Engineering license
Five years of experience in gas utility Engineering or Operations departments
Experience leading people and projects
Technical/Functional CompetenciesRequired for Selection:
Demonstrated proficiency with industry codes, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures relative to gas utility engineering and operations
Knowledge of policies and procedures relative to engineering and operations
Knowledge of safety and compliance regulations
Knowledge of utility infrastructures
Familiarity with utility regulatory ratemaking and budgeting processes and systems
Familiarity with common computer applications
Skilled in the use of Word, Excel and AutoCad
Preferred for Selection:
Demonstrated proficiency with NiSource company policies and procedures relative to engineering and operations
Demonstrated proficiency with NiSource safety and compliance regulations
Demonstrated proficiency with NiSource utility infrastructures
Demonstrated proficiency in budget origination, management and forecasting
Working knowledge of NiSource regulatory ratemaking and budgeting processes and systems
General/Transferrable CompetenciesRequired for Selection:
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Leading Through Vision Values
Relocation assistance is NOT available for this position.
For immediate consideration, please apply on-line at careers.nisource.com before November 20th!
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.
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