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Ldr Field Engineering

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Location: Kokomo, IN, United States
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Req ID: R00930685-OTHLOC-640

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Job Title:  Leader Field Engineering

Job Code:  104486

Job Summary

Lead the Field Engineering activities for regional operating areas. Provide guidance, direction, and support to engineering staff and coordinate activities with internal and external customers.  Manage the performance of engineering staff to ensure the completion of goals and department objectives.  Assist in the development and management of the capital budget programs for their respective state.  Ensure all projects are designed according to Company standards and other applicable guidelines and codes.  Collaborate with Engineering peers, Field Operations, Construction, and Support groups to ensure safe, reliable delivery of energy services at best cost. 


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead all regional engineering activities
  • Coach, develop and evaluate engineering staff
  • Assign projects and responsibilities to engineering staff that fosters a sense of ownership and accountability while also providing development opportunities
  • Identify, prioritize and develop infrastructure projects in partnership with operations
  • Deliver timely engineering designs that ensure safety, cost efficiency and compliance with all policies, procedures, standards, federal, state and local codes, and long term system plans
  • Provide technical and emergency support to Field Operations 
  • Assist in developing and managing local and state capital
  • Meet budgetary and metric goals
  • Coordinate and assist in developing long range system plans
  • Ensure high level internal and external customer satisfaction
  • Cultivate positive relationships with federal, state and municipal agencies
  • Drive functional consistency, process standardization and operational excellence
  • Partner with Field Operations, Construction, Support Services, Sales, ESS, and Finance to meet strategic goals and objectives
  • Promote the use of technology, tools and planning techniques to improve process results

Required Qualifications for Position

  • Bachelor’s of Science degree in an engineering curriculum from an ABET accredited college or university program.
  • Three years of experience in gas utility Engineering or Operations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering principles, gas system design and budget management
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with system operations, construction and emergency response activities
  • Demonstrated proficiency with industry codes, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures relative to gas utility engineering, construction, operations and safety.
  • Knowledge of utility infrastructures
  • Knowledge of utility regulatory ratemaking and budgeting processes and systems
  • Familiarity with common computer applications
  • Skilled in the use of Word, Excel and AutoCAD or equivalent applications.

Preferred Additional Qualifications for Position

  • Post graduate degree in Business or Engineering
  • Professional Engineers license
  • PMP Certification
  • Five years of experience in gas utility Engineering or Operations
  • Experience in leading people and projects
  • Demonstrated proficiency with NiSource codes, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures relative to gas utility engineering, construction, operations and safety.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with NiSource utility infrastructure
  • Demonstrated proficiency in budget origination, management and forecasting
  • Demonstrated proficiency with common NiSource computer applications (e.g. WMS, DIS/CIS, GIS)


The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities. 

Safety Statement
Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

Salary Range:

$101,400.00 - $152,100.00

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