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Syracuse, New York - USD Full Time Posted: Friday, 8 November 2019
 
 
About us
Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The
pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.
To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.
National Grid is hiring a Senior Engineer for our Gas organization in Syracuse, NY.
Job Purpose
The Senior Engineer will be a part of the Project Engineering & Design team. This department is responsible for the design of large-scale projects allowing for the safe and reliable delivery of natural gas to customers. Such projects include: transmission/distribution pipelines; regulator/take stations; bridge/railroad/water crossings; LNG/CNG; and other special capital projects.
Key Accountabilities
Provide gas engineering and design for distribution/transmission pipelines, bridge/highway/waterway crossings, regulating facilities, large metering, gate station and LNG/CNG projects, Complex City/State construction. Based on scopes aligned with system and Customer requirements.
Incorporate applicable Standards, Procedures and State/Federal statutory requirements into Gas system designs.
Incorporate corporate process safety procedures into the project work flow as required.
Identify/specify special order (non-stock) required materials.
Develop and support the creation of finalized project scope.
Prepare project documentation, including corporate sanctioning paper where required.
Enter project information into the project work management and financial systems.
Identify and acquire the necessary permits, licenses, and land rights associated with the project.
Working with others in Gas Operations and Gas Engineering, develop engineering and operations procedures to support the engineering and design of gas facilities in accordance with company and regulatory requirements including all safety, health and environmental standards and procedures.
Working with the Maps and records department to ensure that system maps and records are available and of sufficient accuracy, to support Gas systems designs. Identify where mapping differs from as-built conditions and provide input to rectify variances.
Assist Codes and Standards Engineers with the evaluation of company engineering design standards, to ensure alignment with regulatory requirements.
As may be required, participate or lead inter-regional projects activities. This may require travel to our upstate and/or downstate New York service territories.
Participate in Storm restoration activities or other system emergencies as called upon.
Qualifications
Bachelor of Science Degree in an Engineering discipline is required and 4-6 years work experience in engineering, design or project management.
P.E license is preferred. Engineer in Training (EIT) certification is preferred.
Understanding of design and construction standards, engineering drawings, and underground construction methods and procedures.
Technical knowledge of natural gas system design and operations including natural gas industry codes and regulations, engineering and environmental codes and standards.
Strong knowledge of OSHA, PHMSA, and New York State regulations.
Project management experience on medium to large scale capital construction projects is a plus.
Commitment to Safety as a core value.
Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple projects within budget and time constraints
Ability to assess project scopes and identify required variances prior to design to ensure a complete, high quality and safe project outcome.
Valid drivers license required with a safe driving history that meets National Grids Safe Driver policy.
More Information
This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.

Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Engineering
USD
National Grid
National Grid
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11/8/2019 9:54:24 AM

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