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Associate Engineer - Gas Engineering (NYSEG 68350) Kirkwood, NY, US in Kirkwood, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 2/15/2019

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Publication date: 14.11.2018REFERENCE: 5104623301


Company: NYSEGDepartment: Gas EngineeringJob Title: Associate Engineer – Gas EngineeringCross Company Responsibility: YesLocation: Kirkwood, NY, US

Business and DepartmentNYSEG-NY-Kirkwood JACCBinghamton,NY

DescriptionJOB 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 inNew York (NYSEG and RG&E) as well as in NH and ME. The gas delivery system in NY is approximately 121 milesof 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 themandated corrosion control program. Implement IM program components on identified gas transmission systempiping. Analyzes data and maintains the High consequence Area (HCA)/Identified Site inventory compiles andevaluates data in support of threat evaluation risk modeling for covered pipeline segments. Revises and maintainsIM procedures and program identified records, results and analysis. Compiles, analyzes and maintains data tosupport IM program models. Makes recommendations to Gas Planning, Engineering and Delivery for remediationor segment replacements and system improvements based on IM analysis and assessment results. Providestechnical and engineering support to the corrosion control program. Evaluates system leak data and prioritizespiping segments for capital replacement. Review and revise Gas Construction and Material Standards andmandated 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 utilizesSAP 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):

•Under supervision Supports gas transmission integrity management (IM) programs/projects. Implement IMprogram components on identified gas transmission system piping. Analyzes data and maintains the Highconsequence Area (HCA)/Identified Site inventory compiles and evaluates data in support of threat evaluation riskmodeling 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 withtechnical support contractors/consultants and utilizes applicable SAP processes. (25%, P)

•Under direction of higher-level engineers, develops, revises and maintains construction and operating proceduresand standards to meet safety, regulatory and reliability needs. Using guidance as appropriate, assesses changes inregulations 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 forreplacements and improvements. Tracks and reports PSC rate case targets and responds to data requests fromIUSA. 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 withsubject matter experts to approve new tools and equipment.

• Interacts with technical support contractors/consultants and utilizes applicable SAP processes. (25%, P)

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

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

•Interfaces with and supports Gas Planning, Engineering and Delivery and Gas Field Operations. Providesengineering support for the design, operation, maintenance and inspection of distribution and transmissionsystems. (5%, S)

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

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


Education & Experience Required:

•Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Associates Degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience required.
•0-2 years of experience in engineering-related functions.
•Experience and knowledge of general construction practices including reading / interpretation of drawingspreferred.
•Valid driver’s license required. Able to travel occasionally – Albany, Plattsburgh, Rochester, New York areas.

•Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, Access
•Work with Safety as top priority
•Analytical and problem solving skills
•Self-motivated / Self-driven
•Some field work required
•AutoCAD knowledge (a plus)
•PLC knowledge (a plus)
•Power industry experience / knowledge (a plus)

This opportunity will offerAVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualifiedindividuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discriminationagainst 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 toemploy 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 locallaw. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard torace, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or toapply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at877-387-9061 or