Design Engineer

Engineering Decatur, Alabama


Primary Function: Responsible for tasks and elements of design for natural gas distribution and transmission pipeline facilities. Project assignments may include modeling, planning, designing, drafting, materials evaluation, field work, technical writing, and assisting project managers and/or technical experts with other tasks within the project lifecycle.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Be willing and able to accept the responsibilities of this position, our culture, and a commitment to excellence. Do your job, do it well, and do it on time.
•Read and interpret data available from design locates, field work, and other data collection.
•Ability to produce basic P&ID and compare basic layouts.
•Understand permit process for permit tracking and approvals, HDD basics, and as-built process.
•Understand and ensure project scope, schedule, and cost requirements of client, internal, and external stakeholders are met.
•Prepare written plans, reports, or procedures to address specific project needs.
•Understand solutions to issues that arise during project execution.
•Develop and maintain a professional rapport with Project Manager, Asst. Project Manager, and project team members, providing timely responses and communicating effectively, both written and orally.
•Proactively work toward team, division and company goals. Offer leadership and sharing of knowledge and skills;varying roles where needed ranging from small team player to leading large scale initiatives.
•Study federal, state, and client requirements to develop a better understanding of gas system designs.
•Maintain target billable goals.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•Ability to use computer applications and functions including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office and various CADprograms (e.g., AutoCAD Civil 3D).
•Ability to communicate with strong verbal and written skills.
•Ability to discuss project elements internally/externally regarding client and/or regulatory agencies.
•Ability to accurately perform in a detail-oriented environment, under minimal supervision.
•Ability to compile/review project work, quantities, costs, accuracy of specifications, and construction package completeness, while balancing numerous projects with competing priorities.
•Exposure to core project types preferred, (e.g., modeling, HDD Design, M&R Design, As-built (steel),SCADA/Electrical design, O&M manuals, route study, linear, bare steel/cast iron replacement, and hydrostaticpressure testing).
•Ability to work extended hours and travel as needed to meet project deadlines.

Education and Experience:
•Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited educational institution required (Civil or Mechanical is preferred).
•Natural gas pipeline experience is preferred.
•Engineer Intern (EIT) is preferred.
•Previous internship with Magnolia River is preferred.

Physical Demands:
• Duties are performed in an office or field environment.
• Observe and assist Magnolia River Services staff for site inspections or as-built measurements as needed.
• Must be able to remain in a stationary position at least 50% of the time.
• Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery.
• Must be able to identify and distinguish colors, distances, and spatial relationships.

• Management reserves the right to assign/reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.