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Southern Company Associate/Intermediate Engineer in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Associate/Intermediate Engineer

Description

ENGINEER- Associate, or Intermediate

This position is being posted as part of a job family.

The position may be filled at either the Associate Engineer Or Intermediate Engineer level. Team Members who demonstrate advanced skills in terms of work experience, education and certifications may be eligible for the advanced grade.

Basic Function:

Under minimal supervision of more senior engineering staff, assists in the planning, design and development of technical standards for gas distribution infrastructure projects. This position is typically assigned to perform basic tasks and analysis on larger projects or perform standard tasks on all phases of smaller projects.

Higher grade levels will work independently on complex assignments. Tasks assigned to a more senior Engineer often involve the consistent recognition and development of new or improved products/processes or techniques that significantly impact how Virginia Natural Gas does business on a daily basis.

Position will be required to perform the following engineering disciplines:

  • Design - Performs engineering assignments involved in the design of components, features or functionality of pipeline products and operations.

  • Compliance - Conducts audits/reviews and tests to ensure compliance with government/industry regulations and standards.

  • Systems - Performs engineering assignments involving gas operations, system modeling and system design.

  • Project - Performs engineering assignments as part of a work team involved in planning, organizing, developing and managing complex projects.

  • Mechanical/Maintenance - Performs engineering tasks involved in the planning and design of mechanical equipment and components and associated tasks involving maintenance of mechanical equipment.

Qualifications:

Associate Engineer:

Education and Experience:

Required:

  • BA/BS in Engineering (Mechanical or Civil preferred)

  • Valid drivers license

  • 1-2 years of progressive Engineering experience

Skills:

Required:

  • Project Management

  • Ability to communicate with all levels in the organization

  • Computer Assisted Design/Geographic Information System - basic proficiency

  • MS Office - advanced proficiency

Intermediate Engineer:

Education and Experience:

Required:

  • BA/BS in Engineering (Mechanical or Civil preferred)

  • Valid drivers license

  • 2 -3 years of progressive Engineering experience

  • Completion of 1 engineering rotation

  • EIT certificate preferred

    Skills:

Required:

  • Project Management

  • Ability to communicate with all levels in the organization

  • Ability to impact and persuade in choice making.

  • CAD/GIS - intermediate proficiency

  • MS Office - advanced proficiency

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Exposure to all types of weather

  • Travel: 20% - 25%

  • Keyboarding: 25%

  • Periodic Field Presence at Construction Sites

Disclaimer: This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees in the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a national recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at www.southerncompany.com.

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Southern Company Gas provides for the energy needs of millions of U.S. households and businesses. As the largest natural gas-only distribution company in the United States, with more than 150 years of history behind us, we're working to ensure that Americans have access to an abundant, safely delivered supply of natural gas for decades to come. We offer our customers a wide range of energy services under one umbrella: seven regulated utilities as well as non-regulated businesses that offer retail, wholesale and storage services.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

Job Field: Engineering

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Virginia-Coastal Virginia-Virginia Beach

Operating Company: Virginia Natural Gas

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

VNG Virginia Beach - 544 S. Independence Blvd (544VirginiaBeachCODE)

544 S. Independence Blvd

Virginia Beach, 23452

Req ID: GAS2003459

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