Join SoCalGas today and share our vision of becoming the cleanest natural gas utility in North America. Headquartered in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, we deliver affordable and increasingly renewable energy to 22 million customers across central and Southern California.
Primary Purpose :
Prepares or assists in the preparation of engineering designs, specifications, standards, studies and cost estimates in support of projects and tasks managed by others. Applies technical knowledge and skills toward the resolution of problems and the development of sound technical recommendations. Tasks may include evaluation of new and existing products or systems, engineering designs or specifications, and development of test apparatus and construction/operating procedures.
Job Duties and Responsibilities: Provide technical recommendations for the evaluation of, and resolution to, engineering problems and designs involving various engineering disciplines. Evaluate job request to determine purpose, scope and requirements. May include the assessment of alternative methods, assessment of outside support requirements, and review of Gas Standards or regulatory codes. Gather data, perform tests and calculations, and prepare designs to develop technically sound findings, conclusions and recommendations. Follow up on implementation of recommendations and/or acceptance of conclusions to assess accuracy and/or completeness. Assists with the coordination of all activities leading to the successful completion of tasks including, scoping, cost estimates, permitting, and design. Learn, understand and provide input to the development of Gas Standards, specifications and procedures. Participate in, and provide technical input to, review of proposed changes in regulatory requirements affecting codes and standards. Recommend modifications to Gas Standards that reflect regulatory changes. Stay abreast of the latest changes, trends and technological advancements in the industry. Maintain familiarity with Company operations to effectively support client requests. Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).
Required Education, Certifications, Licenses and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering is required. Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification is preferred. 1 year of related engineering experience is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: SQL knowledge. Must possess basic project management skills. Schedules assigned tasks to best utilize technology and equipment as well as meet requesters' schedules. Understanding of basic engineering principles, and the practical application thereof, as appropriate to area of assigned responsibility. Must possess the ability to review problems and propose innovative solutions, which involve technical, operational, and economic issues, and may link new concepts and technologies. Must be able to understand and apply engineering, mathematics and physical sciences principles, concepts and techniques to the resolution of problems. Requires understanding of systematic/scientific approaches to problem solving, and the ability to apply them in daily operations. Must possess the ability to effectively interact with various departments to maintain open lines of communication. Ability to effectively communicate technical engineering material to technical and non-technical individuals. Must be able to prepare written communication on technical and non-technical matters for various levels of management. Basic computer knowledge. Knowledge of spreadsheets and database analyses tools.
Benefits We Offer:
SoCalGas offers a comprehensive, flexible benefits program to help support employees both personally and professionally. These benefits include, but are not limited to:
Competitive wages Medical, dental and vision packages 401K company match Pension Plan Tuition / education reimbursement We also offer tools and resources through SoCalGas University, our career development center.