Southern Company Engineering, Tech in Union, New Jersey


Job Summary:

The purpose of this position is to support the engineering department in the design and preparation of timely, safe and cost-effective natural gas infrastructure improvements including system replacements, relocations due to state, municipal, and private entity construction conflicts, system reinforcements, and system expansions for Elizabethtown Gas. Designs include applicable CAD drawings, permits, and cost estimates for system improvements which may include bridge attachments, railroad crossings and directional bore operations. The incumbent also coordinates customers' requirements with the various departments and other prevailing authorities.


Education and Experience:


  • Minimum 2 year associate degree in engineering technical school


3 years work related experience


  • Knowledge of natural gas distribution system facilities



  • Drafting ability – advanced proficiency

  • One or more industry standard CAD Packages (AutoCAD, MicroStation, TurboCAD etc) – advanced proficiency

  • Work Prioritization – advanced proficiency

  • Ability to read, interpret and apply engineering and architectural plans – intermediate proficiency

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

  • Mathematical aptitude – intermediate proficiency

  • Proficiency with variety of GIS concepts, practices, and procedures

  • MS Excel - intermediate proficiency

  • MS Word - intermediate proficiency

  • MS PowerPoint - intermediate proficiency

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • The incumbent works in an office environment.

  • The incumbent may/will be exposed to varying outdoor weather conditions.

  • The incumbent may/will be exposed to construction related activities

  • This positionoccasionallyrequires prolonged standing or walking.

  • This positionoccasionallyrequires the incumbent to reach above shoulder-level.

  • This positionoccasionallyrequires the incumbent to bend, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • This position requires the ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

  • Local travel.

  • Keyboarding required in approx 80% - 100% of daily tasks

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.

Company Information:

Elizabethtown Gas

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 at .


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 .

Job ID: 2016-5338

Company: Elizabethtown Gas Services

Job Locations: US - NJ - Union

Type: Regular Full-Time

Posted Date: 11/10/2016