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One Gas Engineer III, Pipeline Systems in Topeka, Kansas

Position Description:

Directs and performs an advanced level of engineering activities.

Direct and perform engineering activities relative to design of company pipeline including but not limited to:

Transmission and/or distribution pipeline systems and appurtenances

Measurement and regulation facilities

Compressor stations

Dehydration plants

Calculate storage withdrawal requirements; direct prioritized purchases of gas; determine compressor efficiencies; and perform gas flow analysis.

Coordinate projects among regions, departments (Accounting, Contract Administration, Operating, and Customer Services), and contractors including but not limited to:

Bid proposals and contracts

Line extensions

Construction and/or relocation projects

Manage gas projects that consist of residential, industrial and large commercial developments, major system improvements, and city and state highway and street relocations

Manage all aspects of pipeline integrity process; plan, coordinate, and execute tests and gather required documentation

Manage and coordinate with Divisional Engineering Pipeline Integrity manger to request, coordinate, and manage any changes to the Transmission Pipelines (MOC's).

Provide technical and/or engineering guidance and support to management, employees, governmental/regulatory personnel, contractors, customers, and others on matters including but not limited to:

Meter and regulator settings

Equipment/system design

Pipeline sizes

Gas control

Gas facility design, construction, operation, and maintenance

Policies and procedures

Process improvement and quality and compliance assurance

Research, analyze, prepare, and/or approve information including but not limited to:

Engineering studies

Governmental rules, regulations, codes, and standards

Pipeline bid proposals

Construction contracts

Gas purchase contracts

Cost estimates

Material specifications/selections

Purchase requisitions

Lost and unaccounted for gas reports

Provide technical support, make recommendations, and oversee the process integration, implementation, rollout, and routine use of technical and software systems including but not limited to:



Code Compliance, Maxima, or other compliance related programs


Flow Cal, Test It, or other measurement related programs

Lead and guide staff members at lower levels, may have direct reports.

Regular and reliable attendance is required in performance of job.

Employee may be required to perform additional duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

Minimum Bachelor's Degree engineering with previous experience as staff engineer

Experience analyzing piping plans to ensure compliance with established standards and governmental regulations.

Experience with application of math, algebraic formulas, calculus, and statistics.

Experience in use and function of office equipment including computers and software such as GIS, AutoCAD, SynerGEE, Excel, Access, and/or other relevant software.

Experience and training related to:

Transmission/distribution pipeline operations

Company/governmental operating and safety procedures

Line extension and relocation policies and procedures

Material failure investigations

Pipeline stress/strain analyses

Construction/industry standards and procedures

Experience identifying, researching, evaluating, and prioritizing operational problems or specific situations and coordinating appropriate action/response.

Experience researching and preparing pipeline construction contracts, budgets, material requisitions, engineering studies, and correspondence.

Experience reading and interpreting governmental regulations, blueprints, contracts, manuals, specifications, surveys, charts, load studies, and various reports and correspondence.

Experience interacting, negotiating, advising, and communicating effectively.

Demonstrated ability to supervise, direct, and/or delegate work assignments. Knowledge of personnel policies and procedures.

Demonstrated ability to examine, test, and evaluate new products, materials, and processes.

Experience developing information and making presentations to groups and individuals.

Demonstrated ability to read and write fluently in English.

Minimum Professional Engineer Certification. (Specified in Texas)

Minimum Applicable driver's license.

Mobility to travel in and around plant and office facilities and around job sites out of doors.

Able to operate tools and equipment required.

Communicate and/or exchange information; conduct oral presentations.

Visual abilities sufficient to perform job duties.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Job ID: 3055

Functional Area: Engineering

Position Type: Full-Time Regular

Relocation Provided: Yes

Location: Topeka, KS


Internal / External: Internal and External

Experience Required: Not Indicated