This posting is for one position to be filled at the Engineer II, or Engineer III level commensurate with the selected applicants knowledge, skills, abilities and experience
This role is fully competent in all conventional aspects of the subject matter. Second level position in the engineering series provides engineering support in gas distribution automation area. Performs and/or reviews engineering calculations, analysis, research and design. Provides cost analysis and develops recommendations based on calculations (e.g. cost for equipment upgrade) for management review. Distinguished from Engineer I by increased complexity in application of engineering skills required. Under direction of supervisor or work leader, exercises independence in evaluating, selecting and applying standard or well defined engineering techniques, procedures and criteria. Uses independent judgment.
Engineering, Design and Project Management
- Create, review, modify new and existing automation drawings and station conduit drawings. Redline yard layouts to include electrical equipment.
- Ensure electrical installations meet NEC standards and conform to hazardous location requirements.
- Manage all AC power drops to new facilities including load calculations.
- Program or assist with programming Allen Bradley PLC's, Fisher ROC flow computers and other related equipment.
- Understand and expertise of SCADA cybersecurity and TSA compliance
- Will assist with SCADA migration from other systems
- Procure new and replacement parts of automated facilities
- Provide on- call support for all automated equipment
- Assist in station commissioning and DOT testing
This role is the top progression level position in the Engineer series. Includes senior to technical expert engineers, able to perform difficult and complex work requiring thorough knowledge of the subject matter and significant experience within gas distribution automation area. Schedules and coordinates major segments of complex projects to meet cost and time objectives. Plans and conducts work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria. Devises new approaches to problems encountered and develops engineering criteria ensuring compliance with design criteria and standards. Provides guidance to less experienced Engineers. May serve as a technical expert on engineering related legal and regulatory issues to outside entities.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience
The knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences required for entry into this job include the following:
- Field experience with various transmitters
- Knowledge of control strategies
- Experience with HART communication protocols ( 475 and TREX devices)
- Field Experience with complex writing( installing and tracing)
- Knowledge of IT support concerning Cybersecurity, SCADA, and TSA requirements
- Field experience with Allen Bradley and Fisher ROC flow computers
3+ years of relevant engineering experience. Knowledge and application of engineering theories and principles, concepts, and fundamentals. Requires developmental experience in a professional engineering position. Competency in applying engineering principles, fundamental concepts, practices and procedures requiring some evaluation, originality and/or ingenuity to achieve project objectives. Ability to perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs. Planning, organizational and project management skills. Ability to develop and exercise leadership skills. Effective decision making skills. Effective oral and written communication skills. Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems. Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices. Equally effective working independently or in a team environment.
5+ years of relevant engineering experience; Full knowledge of engineering theories and principles;
Skilled in use of advanced techniques and modification and extension of theories, precepts and practices of the field and related sciences and disciplines;
Strong leadership skills with proven ability to serve as team project lead; Strong oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing);
Strong personal computer skills; Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems;
Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices;
In depth knowledge of various computer applications, with the ability to manipulate personal computer applications and perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs:
Equally effective working independently or in team environment; Proven decision making skills; Ability to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks;
Strong planning, organizational and project management skills.
For placement of a candidate in the Engineer job series, the following criteria must be met:
Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an ABET accredited engineering program based on the year that the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or
Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an institution outside of the U.S. which is accredited through the country's own engineering accrediting body under the Washington Accord as a full signatory, and is a degree that was recognized by the country's accrediting body on or after the date that full signatory status was achieved, or
Possess a 4-year engineering degree from a non-ABET accredited program and a postgraduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or
Possess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry, Math or Engineering Technology and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET, or
Holds or has previously held a valid U.S. Professional Engineer license.
Required: Bachelor's degree in Engineering
Preferred disciplines Electrical, Mechanical or Computer Engineering with experience/ focus in automation
Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description
Valid Drivers license and good driving record