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NiSource Leader Field Engineering (Location flexible within the Muskingum Valley, Ohio Valley, or Great Trail Operating Area) in Zanesville, Ohio

Location flexible within Muskingum Valley, Ohio Valley and Great Trail operating territories.PURPOSE: 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.


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

Provides technical/emergency support to Field Operations

QualificationsKEY WORK EXPERIENCES Required for Selection:

Demonstrated knowledge of engineering principles, system design and budget management

Demonstrated knowledge and experience with system operations, construction activities, and emergency response

Knowledge of company policies and procedures relative to engineering and operations

Knowledge of applicable codes and compliance issues

Familiarity with common computer applications

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Familiarity with company budgeting processes and systems

Preferred for Selection:

Previous experience in Engineering or Operations departments

Demonstrated competency in budget origination, management and forecasting


Working knowledge of NiSource policies, procedures and standards

Knowledge of utility infrastructures

Knowledge of safety and compliance regulations

Skilled in the use of Word, Excel and AutoCad

Preferred for Selection:

Engineering and Operations proficiency gained through previous experience

Thorough knowledge of NiSource compliance and safety issues

Proficiency in budgeting and forecasting




Building Trust

Leading Through Vision Values

Decision Making

Building Partnerships

Facilitating Change

Education LevelRequired for Selection:

Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering curriculum from an accredited college or university

Preferred for Selection:

Post graduate degree and/or Professional Engineers license

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

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.

For immediate consideration, please apply on-line at before August 28th!

NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities.


Job Family: Engineering