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UGI Corporation Sr. Electrical Engineer in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania

UGI Energy Services supplies and markets natural gas, liquid fuels, and electricity to 40,000 customer locations across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern US.

We are a supplier, marketer, and midstream services provider one backed by 135 years of natural gas experience, plus our own expanding energy infrastructure. Along with buying and selling energy commodities at the wholesale level, UGIES owns and operates key electric generation and midstream natural gas assets throughout Pennsylvania.

With headquarters and supply sources near the heart of the Marcellus Shale, UGIES is well positioned to meet the changing energy demands of commercial, industrial, institutional, and government customers for years to come.

We offer comprehensive benefits, some of which are:

  • Paid Vacation time starts with 3 weeks off

  • 8 Paid Holidays

  • Sick time

  • Short term & Long term disability

  • Medical plan options from Aetna and Blue Cross

  • Vision coverage from Vision Benefits of America

  • Dental coverage from United Concordia

  • Extended Maternity Leave - 8 weeks pay at 100% with the option of 2 more weeks paid at 100% or 4 weeks paid at 50%

  • Paternity Leave - 2 weeks pay at 100% or 4 weeks pay at 50%

  • Company provided 401K match of 100% of the employee's 6% contribution

  • Tuition Reimbursement of 80% of tuition costs capped at $6,300 per year

  • Pet Plan Insurance

Job Summary

The Sr. Electrical Engineer position will support the Gas Process Engineering department in their implementation of various midstream and RNG capital projects. This position will execute the safe, effective and code compliant design of electrical and control systems for a project.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Execute the engineering design of new natural gas related infrastructure projects. Typical projects include liquefied natural gas (LNG), renewable natural gas (RNG), natural gas transmission pipelines, natural gas metering and regulating stations.

  • Design new power distribution systems including the specification of major equipment like transformers, MCCs, generators, motors, VFDs, power panels, UPS, etc. Generate or review design documentation including equipment drawings/specifications, single lines, load lists, hazardous area classifications, cable and conduit schedules, panel schedules, grounding plans, lighting plans, etc.

  • Oversee and assist in the specification of instrumentation and control systems like transmitters, switches, PLC panels and components, etc. Review instrumentation and control design documentation including instrument loop sheets, cable and conduit schedules, PLC layouts, control narratives, PLC programming, HMI programming, etc.

  • Assist in the construction, installation and commissioning of power and instrumentation/control systems as described above. Provide technical support for the Operations group on the continued safe operation of commissioned facilities.

  • Provide technical support for the Operations group on the continued safe operation of commissioned facilities.

  • Serve as coordinator for all Management of Change (MOC) and safety reviews in support of facility modifications and associated start-ups.

  • Provide ongoing support with any control automation changes, updates or instrumentation review tasks.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of relevant industry codes and standards required, particularly NFPA 70, NFPA 70E, and NFPA 72. Familiarity with other applicable codes desired, including NFPA 20, AGA XL1001, API RP 500, IEC 61508, and IEC 61511.

  • Proficient in interpreting electrical schematics, panel drawings, QA/QC documents, and process and instrumentation diagram (P&ID).

  • Excellent technical writing skills, specification development, and experience providing training and guidance on standards and procedures.

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to professionally represent the Company in regulatory inspections and audits.

  • Self-motivated and able to effectively manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or similar required.

  • Minimum of 5 years of electrical facility design experience required. Preference given to applicants with experience in the natural gas industry, process design, cryogenics, gas compression, or similar.

  • 1-2 Years of experience working in a position requiring technical writing skills.

UGI Energy Services, is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally protected class in its practices.