One Gas Engineer III in Topeka, Kansas
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
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
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
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:
Governmental rules, regulations, codes, and standards
Pipeline bid proposals
Gas purchase contracts
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.
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: 1721
Functional Area: Engineering
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Relocation Provided: Yes
Location: Topeka, KS
Internal / External: Internal and External
Experience Required: 5 - 7 Years