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Natural Gas Pipeline Engineer/Engineering Tech 

LOCATION

1018 Mt. Vernon Drive 
Shelbyville, KY  40065

Job Description

Perform engineering services related to pipeline design, operation, and construction activities, as well as field services (leak & CP surveys, patrols, regulator inspections, etc.) for owners and operators of natural gas facilities. The job will encompass various aspects engineering and design for natural gas installation, operation, and maintenance requirements as well as travel and on-site field activities. Work will include both office and on-site activities, which must conform to the strict requirements of state and pipeline safety regulations as well as company procedures. The individual will be responsible for tasks including, but not limited to: • Perform engineering activities relative to the design, operation, and maintenance of company pipeline and related natural gas facilities • Perform field services, including leak and CP surveys, patrols, regulator station inspections and testing, etc. • Interface with clients on a regular basis • Develop bid proposals, contracts, design specifications, and material lists for natural gas projects • Develop, review, and update plans, manuals, and forms • Provide technical assistance to clients and field personnel • Assist other USDI offices, as needed, with engineering projects and operating obligations • Maintain Operator Qualification (OQ) certification, as appropriate • Compliance records and documentation • Understand, review, and comply with state and federal pipeline safety regulations 

Education & Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (preferred) • Experience with natural gas industry highly preferred • Experience with various engineering and GIS software, such as AutoCAD, ESRI, GasCalc, GasWorks, as well as Microsoft Office • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills • Able to pass initial and continuous federally required Operator Qualification evaluations • Able to effectively operate various company supplied equipment • Willingness to travel, including overnight stays • Maintain a positive work atmosphere through effective interactions and communications with co-workers, management, and clients • Maintain a safe environment for co-workers, clients, and the public through adherence to established safety standards and timely reporting of potential hazards • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a good driving record • Able to pass a background and driving check, employment history, and drug screening 

Benefits

USDI offers an excellent benefit package and a salary that will be commensurate with the level of experience, skills, and ability possessed by the candidate. USDI benefits include the following: • Medical Insurance • Dental Insurance • Vision Insurance • Life Insurance • Short and Long Term Disability Coverage • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan 

Application Process

For immediate consideration, please send or email your resume to:

Jason Brangers, P.E.
P.O. Box 727
Shelbyville, KY 40066
jason@usdi.us

Lead Pipeline Integrity Program

COMPANY NAME

Columbia Gas of Kentucky

LOCATION

2001 Mercer Road
Lexington, Ky, 40511
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Job Description

Lead Pipeline Integrity Program
DIMP & TIMP
Provide troubleshooting guidance to corrosion technicians
Manage the Active Corrosion program
Train and evaluate corrosion technicians
Continue education in corrosion courses (CP Interference, CP3, CIP, etc.)
Evaluate new technologies and processes within the industry/best practices
Support System Operations & Operations Leadership
Track costs associated with Corrosion Remediation
Run & organize annual monitoring program spreadsheets/data
Run reports on Preventive Maintenance
QA/QC of corrosion technicians & contractors
Perform root cause analysis, report and offer guidance regarding leak trends
Participate as a member of the NiSource corrosion SMR group
Drive continuous improvement with corrosion program
Assist with other departmental projects (Leakage, M&R)

Education & Experience

NACE CP1-Cathodic Protection Tester
3 years of experience as a corrosion technician
Continuing education in corrosion courses (CP Interference, CP3, CIP, etc.)
Possess all Operator Qualifications of the Corrosion Technician position
In-depth knowledge of and understanding of 49 C.F.R. Part 192 Subpart I, Subpart O and Subpart P
Experience performing ACVG, CIS, DCVG, and PCM
Knowledge and ability to mitigate AC and DC stray current interference
Strong knowledge of corrosion mechanisms, cathodic protection, and impressed current systems
Able to recognize and respond appropriately to abnormal operating conditions
Competent electrical knowledge
Proficient with WMS, Excel, Word, COGNOS, Ventyx, etc.
Detail-oriented
Possess a valid driver¿s license
Demonstrated ability to train and lead others
Preferred for Selection:

NACE CP2-Cathodic Protection Technician or NACE CIP Level 1
Experience leading Integrity Management surveys and excavations
Strong knowledge of pipeline coatings and their applications
Education Level

High School Graduate or Equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

This position is subject to applicable DOT Anti-Drug and Alcohol Misuse Prevention Plan (AMPP) regulations.

Residency Requirements:

Position located in Lexington, KY, but will require travel throughout the state.

Inclusion & Diversity
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others’ perspectives/convictions, engaging others’ opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Application Process

For immediate consideration, please apply on-line at careers.nisource.com before February 8th! Please apply directly: www.nisource.com/careers/job-detail/job-921863

SR Operator Qualification Consultant

REQUISITION ID

4272BR

COMPANY NAME

Louisville Gas & Electric

LOCATION

6900 Enterprise Drive
Louisville, Kentucky

Job Description

Serves as a technical consultant supplying DOT operator qualification and gas operational expertise on regulatory compliance, technical procedures, and safety practices to all levels of management, employees in the field and company contractors Reviews, approves and monitors contractors DOT operator qualification compliance in the field Conduct auditing of all DOT contractor operator qualification programs Respond to gas incidents and emergencies, during and outside normal working hours, supporting gas operations and executing the LG&E/KU operator qualification plan Conduct incident investigations verifying compliance with DOT operator qualification across all GDO and applicable electric operations Conduct operator qualification training, presentations and consulting for all lines of business Develop and implement operator qualification skills & abilities evaluator guides Conducts regular job site inspections/observations to ensure DOT operator qualification compliance, procedures and safety are followed Maintain a positive and professional rapport with various state and federal regulatory agencies Performs other duties as assigned by management.

Education & Experience

Bachelor degree in Business, Applied Science, Engineering, or an equivalent combination of knowledge and work experience with a minimum of 7 years’ experience in gas distribution operations Candidate must demonstrate an understanding of the importance of personal accountability and commitment to best in class performance; exemplifies the company’s commitment to operator qualification compliance by exhibiting a highly professional demeanor in all situations Candidate must have the ability to promote a positive work ethic; must be well organized yet flexible, with the ability to handle classroom instructional responsibilities, special assignments and meet multiple deadlines Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and have the ability to prepare and deliver effective presentations Requires the ability to develop and retain a broad knowledge of company and field operations, construction standards, safety disciplines/rules, procedures and applicable DOT operator qualification, and other regulatory agency’s rules. Ability to read and comprehend technical journals and regulations and the ability to interpret information for an audience of various backgrounds and skills Requires the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects Excellent interpersonal skills needed with the ability to interact with all levels within the company and the ability to lead and direct large numbers of employees within classroom and field settings PC and MSOffice proficiency will be necessary for computer-based training and records maintenance. Driver’s license is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications Currently Possesses DOT operator qualification evaluator status or meets the requirements to become DOT operator qualification evaluator certified. Possesses in-depth knowledge of DOT 192 Subpart N, Operator Qualification regulations, record keeping and reporting requirements. Broad knowledge of company and field operations, construction standards, safety disciplines/rules, procedures and applicable DOT, PHMSA, PSC, IURC and other regulatory agency’s rules.

Application Process


P.O. Box 29      Murray, Kentucky 42071
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