Associate Engineer - Gas Engineering (52969) Rochester NY in Rochester, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 7/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Publication date: 06.02.2018
REFERENCE: 5079718503

Company
Company: Rochester Gas & Electric (RG&E)
Department: Gas Engineering
Job Title: Associate Engineer - Gas Engineering
Reports to: Barry Kachmaryk, Manager - Gas Engineering
Salary Grade: 05
Location: Rochester, NY (RG&E-NY-Scottsville Road)
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department
RGE-NY-Scottsville Road
Rochester,NY

Description
JOB SUMMARY:

Scope of Work - Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships:

This position is responsible for engineering and design of the gas transmission and distribution delivery systems in
New York (NYSEG and RG&E) as well as in NH and ME. The gas delivery system in NY is approximately 121 miles
of transmission main, 9400 miles of distribution main, 840 regulator stations and 564000 customers.

Under supervision, supports mandated gas system integrity management (IM) programs/projects and supports the
mandated corrosion control program. Implement IM program components on identified gas transmission system
piping. Analyzes data and maintains the High consequence Area (HCA)/Identified Site inventory compiles and
evaluates data in support of threat evaluation risk modeling for covered pipeline segments. Revises and maintains
IM procedures and program identified records, results and analysis. Compiles, analyzes and maintains data to
support IM program models. Makes recommendations to Gas Planning, Engineering and Delivery for remediation
or segment replacements and system improvements based on IM analysis and assessment results. Provides
technical and engineering support to the corrosion control program. Evaluates system leak data and prioritizes
piping segments for capital replacement. Review and revise Gas Construction and Material Standards and
mandated Operating and Maintenance procedures. Applies company, industry, local, state, national codes, tariffs,
and standards, and ensures compliance with regulatory requirements. Interacts with customers, developers,
municipalities, agencies and others. Interacts with technical support contractors/consultants. Maintains and utilizes
SAP equipment data and SAP processes supporting the corporate use of contractor/consultant resources.

Employee is assigned to a primary Corporate location with travel to other operating divisions or IUSA locations as
needed. Occasional work outside of the service territory for industry or government meetings or training may occur.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

1. Under supervision Supports gas transmission integrity management (IM) programs/projects. Implement IM
program components on identified gas transmission system piping. Analyzes data and maintains the High
consequence Area (HCA)/Identified Site inventory compiles and evaluates data in support of threat evaluation risk
modeling for covered pipeline segments. Revises and maintains IM procedures and program identified records,
results and analysis. Compiles, analyzes and maintains data to support IM program models. Interacts with
technical support contractors/consultants and utilizes applicable SAP processes. (25%, P)

2. Under direction of higher-level engineers, develops, revises and maintains construction and operating
procedures and standards to meet safety, regulatory and reliability needs. Using guidance as appropriate, assesses
changes in regulations and develops revised O&M procedures or Construction standards and coordinates their
review, approval and distribution. Maintains and updates various O&M records databases and makes
recommendations for replacements and improvements. Tracks and reports PSC rate case targets and responds to
data requests from IUSA. Helps coordinate review and approvals for new tools and materials, including Supply
Chain interactions. Prepares MID requests and updates existing MIDs as needed. Uses the new tool approval
process to work with subject matter experts to approve new tools and equipment.
. Interacts with technical support contractors/consultants and utilizes applicable SAP processes. (25%, P)

3. Under supervision of Lead Engineers, compiles reviews and updates data to maintain IM models, including the
relative risk analysis and the IM data management program. Interfaces with the GIS/Mapping Department to
support the IM data management program and cathodic protection records. (20%, P)

4. Under supervision of Lead Engineers, compiles system leak data and main record information databases to
develop a prioritized main replacement listing. Interacts with contractors/consultants and utilizes applicable SAP
processes. (15%, P)

5. Interfaces with and supports Gas Planning, Engineering and Delivery and Gas Field Operations. Provides
engineering support for the design, operation, maintenance and inspection of distribution and transmission
systems. (5%, S)

6. Applies appropriate codes, regulations, polices, and procedures. Interfaces with customers, developers,
municipalities, agencies and others. (5%, S)

7. Under supervision, assist on complex projects or initiatives. May assist Lead Engineers with projects that deal
with unfamiliar concepts (5%, S)

Requirements
JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience Required:
• Bachelor of Science or Technology degree in Engineering. Mechanical or Civil preferred.
• 0-2 years of experience in engineering-related functions

• Knowledge of corrosion control techniques, gas system construction practices, underground pipe locating, map
reading, and blue print reading is preferred
• Experience and knowledge of gas construction standards and operating & Maintenance procedures preferred
• Valid drivers license required

Skills/Abilities:
• Analytical and problem solving skills

Competency Requirements:
It is preferred that for this job, the candidate fulfills the requirements in terms of levels indicated below.

1. Delivering for the Business:
• Global view of the Business - INITIAL
• Achieving Results and Continuous Improvements - INITIAL
• Initiative - COMPETENT
• Innovation & Creativity - INITIAL

2. Global Relationships:
• Flexibility & Globalization - COMPETENT
• Customer Focus - COMPETENT
• Communicating & Influencing - INITIAL
• Team Work - INITIAL

3. Managing People:
• Team Management - INITIAL
• Developing Others - INITIAL

This opportunity will offer
AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of
41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified
individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination
against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to
employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local
law. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard to
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