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Integrity Engineer - M&R System Operations

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Location: Merrillville, IN, United States
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Req ID: R00932320-OTHLOC-LOCATION-2D3-2D2619

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Description

  • Job Description

    Integrity Engineer - Natural Gas Measurement, Regulation, and Controls Assets Job Family

    Overview

    A single person that will create, manage and track asset management plans and integrity programs under the direction of Asset Program Owner. This includes oversite of plan performance and execution on an ongoing basis for all NiSource operating states.  Must assess risks and identify work that optimizes safety, reliability, and affordability for the asset class.

       

    Key Activities

    • Provide safety leadership thru asset risk management activities to support the 10 key elements of the organization’s Safety Management System per API RP 1173.
    • Create, mature, and maintain a Facilities Integrity Management Program (FIMP) utilizing Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) recommended practice and Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI) guidelines.
    • Apply FIMP concepts to manage integrity and risk across the NiSource Regulator Station assets; Measurement, Regulation, and Controls equipment.
    • Provide direct support to the Asset Program Owner related to asset risk management activities.
    • Utilize Excel to risk rank asset threats and associated outcomes utilizing work experience, subject matter expert input, industry events, internal events, formal risk assessment, and industry benchmarks.
    • Build concise, informative, and visually pleasing PowerPoint presentations to support Board, Governance, Senior Leadership, and Field Execution Meetings.
    • Guide and oversee engineering and risk consultants to support risk identification and risk reduction program execution.
    • Assist in Root Cause Analysis meetings as a subject matter expert regarding asset threats and risk.
    • Conduct Field Observations of work activities to attain risk informed perspective.
    • Maintain awareness of regulations and compliance requirements as they apply to the asset portfolio in general and to the asset management plan for the specific asset class specifically
    • Actively seek and incorporate feedback from internal stakeholders related to performance and support.
    • Maintenance of service-focused working relationships with Operations partners.
    • Represent Compliance and Technology as a subject matter expert in support of regulatory filings and proceedings at state and federal level.
    • Participate in process to influence regulatory proceedings through industry associations and other opportunities.
    • Build, promote and enhance collaborative relationships with Public Utility Commissions, industry associations, company affiliates and other potential business partners.
    • Assist areas in preparation for Commission Audits. Collaborate with Standards and Compliance Leaders, peers and local operations to prepare preventative strategies to eliminate repeat offenses.
    • Key Stakeholder on decisions to update Company O&M policies and procedures.
    • Prepare and submit periodic mandated reports to external agencies.
    • Align individual objectives with department goals and projects to ensure that corporate needs and objectives are met.
    • Maintain awareness of decision-making impacts to capital and O&M budgets and recommend best cost alternatives to meet budgetary constraints.
    • Attend conventions, conferences, etc., which relate to functions performed by the department.
    • Provide seasoned operations consulting to Field Operations
    • Facilitate and lead annual risk review meetings
    • Provide guidance and direction to peer Integrity Management Engineers
    • Serve as a Subject Matter Representative (SMR) and technical expert to business partners
    • Serve in a leadership role on an interim basis

    Required Qualifications for Position

    This position will be filled based on the skillset of the candidate and will be filled as one of the below job family titles:

    Required for Selection:

    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering curriculum from a 4 year ABET accredited college or university program.
    • Strong analytical skills with ability to understand data collection requirements
    • Ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders internally and externally
    • Skilled in data analysis and ability to interpret data trends, and data driven understanding of risk in the asset class
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, specifically Excel and PowerPoint
    • Must possess a valid driver's license.

    Preferred for Selection:

    • Master’s degree in Business or Engineering
    • Engineering in Training (EIT) license
    • Professional Engineering (PE) license
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
    • Experience working in geographically dispersed company
    • Measurement, Regulation, and Controls Operations and/or Engineering knowledge/experience
    • Competency ratings of “High” in areas of: Safety Leadership, Courage, Facilitating Change, Creating a Culture of Trust, Driving a Questioning Mindset, Decision Making, Delegation and Empowerment, Ensuring Accountability, Coaching, and Optimizing Diversity.

    Integrity Engineer 1:

    • Less than 2 years related work experience
    • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
    • Understanding of the utility industry
    • Preferred:
      • Strong organizational, planning, and project management skills
      • Knowledge of Safety Management System (SMS)
      • Knowledge of Integrity Management Programs
      • Knowledge of 49 PHMSA CFR 191 and 192
      • Knowledge of industry standards related to regulator station design and operations
      • Knowledge of asset policies, procedures, and standards
      • Knowledge of technical business applications (e.g. DIS, GIS, WMS, CIS, MAXIMO)

    Integrity Engineer 2

    • 2+ years related work experience
    • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
    • Knowledge of the utility industry
    • Knowledge of Integrity Management Programs
    • Knowledge of 49 PHMSA CFR 191 and 192
    • Knowledge of industry standards related to regulator station design and operations
    • Knowledge of asset policies, procedures, and standards
    • Knowledge of technical business applications (e.g. DIS, GIS, WMS, CIS, MAXIMO)
    • Preferred:
      • Strong organizational, planning, and project management skills
      • Knowledge of Safety Management System (SMS)

    Integrity Engineer 3

    • 4 + years related work experience
    • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong organizational, planning, and project management skills
    • Demonstrated knowledge of the utility industry
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Integrity Management Programs
    • Demonstrated knowledge of 49 PHMSA CFR 191 and 192
    • Demonstrated knowledge of industry standards related to regulator station design and operations.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of asset policies, procedures, and standards
    • Demonstrated knowledge of technical business applications (e.g. DIS, GIS, WMS, CIS, MAXIMO)
    • Preferred:
      • Knowledge of Safety Management System (SMS)

    Sr Integrity Engineer

    • 7+ years related work experience
    • Demonstrated leadership experience over complex programs or projects
    • Demonstrated knowledge of the utility industry
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Integrity Management Programs
    • Demonstrated knowledge of 49 PHMSA CFR 191 and 192
    • Demonstrated knowledge of industry standards related to regulator station design and operations.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of asset policies, procedures, and standards
    • Demonstrated knowledge of technical business applications (e.g. DIS, GIS, WMS, CIS, MAXIMO)
    • Knowledge of Safety Management System (SMS)

    Job Requirements:

    • Hybrid worker based within NiSource service territory (Indiana service territory preferred).
    • Use of computer for 8 hours per day.
    • Less than 10% overnight travel but could change as business needs change.
    • Extended work hours to meet business needs.

    The successful candidate will be considered for one of the 4 job titles based off of their experience

    • Integrity Management Engineer
    • Integrity Management Engineer 2
    • Integrity Management Engineer 3
    • Sr. Integrity Management Engineer

    This position can be located anywhere within the NiSource 6 state service territory.

Disclaimer

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:

$73,400.00 - $152,100.00

Posting Start Date:

2024-01-10

Posting End Date (if applicable):

2024-01-13
Please note that the job posting will close on the day before the posting end date.
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