Engineer – Project Engineering & Design (Gas) – Syracuse

National Grid (https:\\


  Full Time   Employee

New York
United States

About the Position:

Project Engineering & Design is responsible for the design of complex projects allowing for the safe and reliable delivery of natural gas to customers. Such projects include but are not limited to: transmission/distribution pipelines; regulator/take stations; bridge/railroad/water crossings; public works, and other special capital projects.

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Provide gas engineering and design (e.g., site layout, piping design, material specification, etc.) for complex projects consisting of, but not limited to, transmission/distribution pipelines; regulator/take stations; bridge/railroad/water crossings; public works, and other special capital projects.
Incorporate applicable Standards, Procedures, and State/Federal requirements into designs.
Incorporate corporate process safety procedures into design as required.
Develop and gain approval of project scope, cost estimate and schedule.
Prepare project documentation, including corporate sanctioning paper where required.
Develop project bid specifications and assist in the procurement, as necessary, of either or both engineering design work to be performed by external design firms, and construction services.
Identify and acquire the necessary permits, licenses, and land rights associated with the project.
Develop and maintain systems, designs, specifications, standards, models and procedures in order to support design solutions and enhance safety, efficiency and operability and support local decision making.
Establish and lead, as necessary, an engineering design project team to develop and manage all engineering aspects of a project, up to and including project closeout and compilation of as-built documentation.
Challenge existing ways of working and continuously seek ways to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies within assigned area.
Working with internal and external stakeholders to 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.
Participate, and when called upon, lead project team members towards the common goal of delivering a high quality and safe result, while promoting a culture of teamwork, collaboration, and efficient resource utilization.
As may be required, participate or lead inter-regional projects activities. This may require travel to our New England or Downstate New York service territories.
Participate in Storm restoration activities or other system emergencies (gas and electric) as called upon.

Knowledge & Experience Required:
Bachelor of Science Degree in an Engineering discipline is required. At least 2 years of engineering, design or project management experience preferred.
PE/EIT registration is desired, but not required.
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 NY 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.
Demonstration of a high level of personal initiative and ability to interact with a diverse group of company personnel, contractors, regulatory representatives, and town/city officials in a positive collaborative manner.
Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively both internally and externally to the organization.
Ability to utilize project estimating tools and undertake analysis using such tools to provide written reports identifying causes for variation and possible corrective measures.
Proficiency with PC software applications including the Microsoft Office suite.
Familiarity with work management applications such as SAP, STORMS and Power Plant is a plus.
Must have a valid driver’s license with safe driving history.

This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.
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.
:Gas Systems Eng
Primary Location
:Gas Systems
Job Posting
:Jul 6, 2016, 1:30:02 PM
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To apply for this job, contact:
Kathy Gangarossa

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