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Engineer

Company: Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
Location: Dover
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionTHIS POSITION IS A HYBRID ROLE.
WORK FROM HOME PART OF THE WEEK!
CANDIDATE MUST RESIDE IN SERVICE TERRITORY OF DELAWARE
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Responsible for administering facility extension, relocation or abandonment projects.
  • Perform design work for capital projects, including all CAD-based construction plan development, gathering of technical data and all required research for gas distribution and transmission systems.
  • Travel to project locations and perform necessary work to establish alignment, grades, utility locations, cross-sections, profiles, etc. in order to layout and prepare effective facility extension and relocation proposals.
  • Prepare, review and/or approve permit applications (desktop based civil and environmental permitting), easement documents, etc. Prepare, approve and interpret project data and associated cost estimates.
  • Interact with engineers, contractors and customers in an advisory and professional manner. Assignments may require investigation and resolution of a number of variables.
  • Administer and coordinate with utilities, consulting engineers and governmental agencies on roadway, development and capital improvement projects.
  • Serves as point of contact with agencies (DelDOT, State Government, County Government, Municipalities) for project coordination.
  • Assists Engineering Manager with the oversight of consulting engineer firms including oversight of project specific design and permitting efforts.
  • Assists Engineering Manager with the preparation of Request for Proposals (RFPs) for projects and works with the Engineering Manager or with Procurement for vendor selection
  • Assist with the preparation of project bid documents for contractors and conduct construction pre-bid meetings.
  • Assists Engineering Manager with the creation of required FERC reports
  • Creates project as-built drawings
  • Updates and maintains ESNG pressure maps
  • Prepares and maintains valve record cards for the ESNG system
  • Creates Piping and Instrumentation Drawings (P&IDs) for ESNG Operations for commissioning and reinstating pipelines
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by Manager, Engineering.


    SUPERVISION
    None

    RELATIONSHIPS
    Internal: This position works with all levels of the local divisions and the company and acts under the guidance of the Manager of Engineering.

    External: This position may work with outside vendors such as City, County, State and Federal agencies.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Education:
    Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited four- year college or university required. Engineer-In-Training (Engineering Intern) Certificate preferred.

    Related Experience:

    • Three years knowledge and experience in engineering and/or administering construction projects preferred.
    • Experience with basic natural gas system projects and maintenance practices to use in making sound engineering decisions preferred.
    • General knowledge of federal and state regulatory codes for natural gas preferred.
    • Training and experience with underground utilities required; Construction, drafting and/or surveying experience is preferred.
    • Knowledge of materials, software and equipment used for drafting, surveying, construction and electronic mapping required.


      Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

      • Effective communication skills, written and verbal
      • Able to think analytically and solve complex problems
      • Able to interpret codes, regulations and practices
      • Able to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks
      • Equally effective working independently or in a team environment
      • Proficient with computer programs including Microsoft Office software and AutoCAD software
      • Able to absorb and apply Engineering concepts and processes
      • Able to read and interpret road and construction project plans

        ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
        Must have a valid Driver's license and responsible driving record

        Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants with a disability that need assistance applying for a position may email human_resources@chpk.com or Ruth Warner, Director, Human Resources Operations at rwarner@chpk.com.Qualifications
        EducationBachelors of Engineering (required)
        ExperienceTraining and experience with underground utilities required; Construction, drafting and/or surveying is preferred. (required)
        Experience with basic natural gas system projects and maintenance practices to use in making sound engineering decisions preferred. (required)
        3 years: Three years knowledge and experience in engineering and/or administering construction projects preferred. (required)

        Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

        The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, Wilmington , Engineer, Engineering , Dover, Delaware

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