Job Purpose: Under direct supervision, the Gas Distribution Engineer I performs work planning to complete basic to moderately complex public and system improvement, new business, large volume meter set, regulator station, system uprate, and general equipment projects. Determines work scope, right-of-way and permitting requirements, supports project scheduling, and provides regular updates to maintain data in the asset management and geographical information systems that result from capital projects, maintenance orders, and service orders impacting Energy Delivery asset data. MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES: General: Under direct supervision, manage assignments and projects to completion. Develop industry specific skills, knowledge, and maturity. Develop understanding of DOT/PHMSA rules and company engineering and construction standards. Prioritize assigned tasks. Develop relationships with internal/external customers and contractors. Meet customer’s needs and expectations in a timely manner. Work flexible hours when required to meet critical deadlines. Achieve annual performance objectives established with manager. Manage paper and electronic documents in accordance with company policies and standards. Participate in emergency response activities as needed. Support company operations during periods of labor unrest. Process Support: Process service and main requests and create necessary work orders. Perform tasks to complete work orders: communicate with customers, visit customer and work sites, make sketches/drawings for work orders, develop work scopes and estimates, communicate and coordinate activities with Field Operations, and create/process billing orders. Complete appropriate tasks as scheduled in response to internal and external customer demands including providing computer aided drafting (CAD) services, report generation, and data querying. Assist with GIS land base updates related to work or as directed. Provide support to Field Operations and Engineering by supplying customer, site, project, and equipment data as needed to facilitate completion of projects. Project Planning and Management: Manage assigned projects through completion to achieve budgetary, schedule, and business objectives. Report progress throughout the life of the assignment/project. Identify, secure, and manage resources (internal or external) required to complete assignments/ projects. Manage multiple assignments and priorities concurrently.
Education and Certifications Required: Bachelor's degree, engineering or engineering technology (ABET accredited program). Preferred: Mechanical or civil discipline. Engineer-In-Training (EIT) license. Experience Required: 0 - 2 years utility or relevant industry experience. Preferred: Gas or electric utility environment. Functional/Technical Competency Requirements Required: Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project). Preferred: Competent with AutoCAD, Geographical Information Systems, Enterprise Asset Management systems or similar applications. Some knowledge of gas and/or electric distribution systems. Federal Labor Standards Act designation- Exempt The VECTREN Corporation retains the discretion to add to or change duties of this position at any time. This position description should not be considered all-inclusive.
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