National Grid (https:\\careers.nationalgridus.com)
About the Position:
Perform analysis associated with the testing of gas material, failed components, and components removed from the field as a result of the re-dig program. Assist in the technicians in performing new gas materials testing, and in preparation of test results. Provide enterprise wide support in implementation of best practices, consolidations of inventory, reduction in material cost and enhance long term system integrity of gas network.
Perform failure analysis of materials and /or procedures to determine root causes and provide recommendations to prevent recurrence. Work with Codes and Standards in the development and implementation of material specifications and construction standards to install and maintain safe and reliable gas system while continuously improving business performance.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Provide enterprise wide support for testing, evaluating and standardizing materials
Perform root cause analysis of materials failure in service or during installation and implement corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
Provide reports required by the regulators documenting the testing of new and failed components.
Drive the organization towards standardization by consolidating materials, standards and specifications.
Assure effective and timely development of change management plans for changes in materials and standards in concert with technical learning and process owners.
Provide effective and timely technical support to the gas operating organizations and process owners for implementation of best practices.
Support research, development and deployment of new technologies and materials to improve operations efficiency.
Work effectively with Advanced Field Services in performing field trials to determine the applicability of new material, tools, and equipment into the gas system.
Assist Codes and Standards in implementation of new materials in storeroom stock utilizing inventory management system
Assist Codes and Standards in the development of clear and concise construction standards and material specifications for enterprise wide application.
Knowledge & Experience Required:
A bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline or material science is preferred
Valid driver license and an acceptable driving record
With an engineering degree, 5+ years of natural gas distribution experience preferred.
Minimum 15 years' experience in gas operations and supervision or engineering in lieu of an engineering degree
Field experience related to the installation and application of gas system materials and tooling is preferable.
Demonstrated technical writing ability and communications skills to disseminate changes effectively.
Ability to support and influence process owners to meet materials and standards standardization needs.
Exhibit personal commitment and integrity in supporting organizations effectively and in a timely manner
Field experience or an Associate or a Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or science is preferred.
Employees: Individual Contributor
Asset Value: TBD
Annual Payroll: TBD
Capital Investment Program (Annual): TBD
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
:Nov 8, 2018, 6:27:13 PM