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Sr Engineer M&R


Bethlehem, PA, US

Company:  UGI Utilities, Inc
Remote Options:  Partial Work From Home

UGI Utilities, Inc. is a natural gas and electric utility company committed to delivering reliable, safe and affordable energy to our 700,000 customers in 45 counties in Pennsylvania and 1 county in Maryland. We pride ourselves on being a responsive, engaging energy company.  The foundation of our success lies in the strength of our 1,700 plus employees who strive to exceed the expectations of our customers and the communities we serve every day.

We offer comprehensive benefits, some of which are:

  • medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance
  • disability plans
  • 401(k) matched savings plan
  • paid vacation
  • company stock purchase program
  • wellness programs
  • tuition reimbursement
  • paid parental leave
  • paid volunteer time
  • adoption assistance

Job Summary

Design new and replacement measurement and regulation facilities.  Support area engineering and new business departments with meter set, farm tap, take station and regulator station design.  Support operations and M&R with maintenance and initial set up activities.

**Position has flexibility to be based out of our Bethlehem, Denver, Middletown, Wilkes Barre or Reading office.**

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design budgeted replacement and betterment measurement and regulation facilities.  Generate designs and construction drawings and procedures that comply with federal, state, local and company codes and procedure manuals.  Identity and apply for necessary permits.  Coordinate projects with local operations and M&R personnel to ensure resources and materials are forecast for completion in budgeted year.  Support field personnel during construction.  Review as-built documentation for completeness and accuracy.
  • Develop and implement standard designs for measurement and regulation facilities.  Generate and maintain template drawings that can be used throughout the UGI service territories by various departments.  Drawings will include sizing guidelines for various components that are flow or pressure dependent.
  • Perform relief capacity verification calculations for all regulator stations in service territory.  Identify any that may need to be remediated and design and implement the changes.  Complete calculation review and remediations prior to regulatory and GOM deadlines.
  • Review existing gate station designs for capacity constraints.  Identify limiting factors and determine timeline for implementation.  Work with system planning to include proposed load changes and system reinforcement projects.  Work with network analysis department to have gate station and regulator station facilities properly modeled.
  • Represent the company at construction and/or utility meetings with state, municipalities, contractors, developers, etc.
  • Support local engineering and new business departments with measurement and regulation inquiries and designs.
  • Perform other duties as requested by supervision.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Title 49 CFR 192 Transportation of Natural and Other Gas by Pipeline: Minimum Federal Safety Standard.
  • Knowledge of company procedure manuals (guidelines for design, installation, and maintenance).
  • Knowledge and fluency using AutoCAD or other computer aided drafting software.
  • Knowledge of construction practices.
  • Demonstrate ability to multitask to attain short term and long-term goals.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in the natural gas industry
  • Valid Driver’s License

UGI Utilities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  As such, the Company abides by the requirements of the Executive Order 11246, 41 CFR 60-741.5(a), and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).  The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally protected class in its practices.

Successful applicants shall be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment, and if hired, shall be subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with UGI policies. As a federal contractor that engages in safety-sensitive work, UGI cannot permit employees in certain positions to use medical marijuana, even if prescribed by an authorized physician. Similarly, applicants for such positions who are actively using medical marijuana may be denied hire on that basis.

Nearest Major Market: Allentown

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