Southern Company Associate Engineer in Union, New Jersey
This position is an exciting opportunity for engineers and construction management professionals that enjoy the challenges and responsibilities of project management for the construction of natural gas transmission and distribution facilities. The right candidate must be a self-starter and able to make sound decisions to advance projects through the construction process.
Serves as Project Manager of infrastructure replacement programs and projects
Implements PMO business processes on infrastructure replacement programs and projects
Reviews and approves work orders, progress reports, invoices, as-built records to ensure compliance with company standards and policies
Monitors project specific budget and/or cost per unit variances and identifies exceptions/variances
Appraises applicable stakeholders on project progress
Analyzes costs and benefits for specific construction projects and evaluates alternatives to ensure cost effectiveness of construction projects
Implement project execution plans
Ensures compliance with company policies & procedures
Identifies and properly manage project risks
Ensures that project materials and services are acquired for project
Ensures that contract schedule of values are clearly defined/consistent with corporate WBS/CBS
Ensures that contractors' invoices and payments are reviewed and approved per contract
Interprets pipeline contracts to effectively leverage and negotiate the application of contractual items with external service providers
Prepares and presents project metrics to indicate project health (EVA, Financial Analysis, Schedule, Risk, etc.) for presentation to business owner and upper management
Ensures that scope changes are appropriately addressed per the Change Management process (e.g. adequately documented, impact analysis, approved, etc.)
Supports proper communications with governing agencies, permitting bodies, and communities
Supports Project Coordinators with retirement procedures & as-built drawings
Ensures requirements/standards for Project reporting are followed
Ensures that projects are managed to budget, schedule, design, and standards
Ensures that project completion packages are secured from contractors and that they are distributed to appropriate parties
Monitors and reports construction progress to ensure projects meet or exceed budget and schedule goals.
Creates and/or implements improved processes and techniques to enhance operating environments.
Education and Experience:
BA/BS in Engineering (Mechanical or Civil preferred)
1-2 years of progressive Engineering experience
Ability to communicate with all levels in the organization
Computer Assisted Design/Geographic Information System
MS Office – Advanced proficiency
- Valid Driver’s License
- Engineer in Training (E.I.T.), PMP Certification, PE License
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Exposure to all types of weather
Travel may occasionally be required
Periodic field presence at construction sites
Ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time
Disclaimer: This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees in the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.
Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.
Elizabethtown Gas is one of seven natural gas distribution companies of Southern Company Gas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO). Elizabethtown Gas provides natural gas delivery service to approximately 283,000 residential, business and industrial natural gas customers in New Jersey. In operation since 1855, the company serves parts of Union, Middlesex, Sussex, Warren, Hunterdon, Morris and Mercer counties. For more information, visit www.elizabethtowngas.com at http://www.elizabethtowngas.com/ .
About Southern Company Gas
Southern Company Gas is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE:SO), America’s premier energy company. Southern Company Gas serves approximately 4.5 million natural gas utility customers through its regulated distribution companies in seven states and more than 1 million retail customers through its companies that market natural gas and related home services. Other nonutility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers and ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities. For more information, visit Southern Company Gas at southerncompanygas.com .
Job ID: 2016-5337
Company: Elizabethtown Gas Services
Job Locations: US - NJ - Union
Type: Regular Full-Time
Posted Date: 11/10/2016