National Grid Waltham , MA 02154
About the Department
"Recently expanded, the Pressure Regulation (PRE) Department provides consistent, risk-based asset management of Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) assets in addition to managing assets for 1,800 Pressure Regulating stations. Our team culture is self-directed and empowered. PRE team members have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects, interacting broadly with various internal stakeholders. PRE develops long and short term investment plans for LNG, CNG and Pressure Regulation assets, providing an energy asset roadmap towards a reliable and sustainable future."
About the Position (These jobs are located in Waltham, MA).
This is a new position in Pressure Regulation that will support the Liquefied Natural Gas assets within Natural Grid.. This position requires a person with a strong background in plants with emphasis on instrumentation, controls, storage tanks and rotating machinery. Knowledge of Process Safety is beneficial. A minimum of (4) years of relevant engineering experience is required. Exceptions to this will be evaluated based on personal experience and extra-curricular activities. To apply, you must be a college graduate with an engineering degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Nuclear, or Marine Engineering.
This engineering position will be expected to:
Develop 5 year asset strategy and development of risk based capital plans for National Grids Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) stations located in Long Island, Brooklyn, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.
Develop a risk based model to evaluate all National Grid LNG stations that reflects the asset design, condition, strategic importance, and safety
Create training materials for field personnel involved in maintenance activities
Coordination with L&D to implement business specific training for LNG equipment
Develop strategies for capital improvements and station replacements
Develop engineering design specifications for LNG projects
Develop maintenance standards and specifications
Make recommendations for program improvements
Collaborate with the Process Safety liaisons from Gas Engineering, Gas Operations, and Gas Construction
Schedule and coordinate process safety reviews for LNG assets and modifications
Lead and conduct HAZOPs and LOPA studies for LNG station designs
Attend and the Bi-weekly Engineering Process Safety meetings
Completion of action items, training, and other key performance indicators
Work with our Process Safety engineers to create a program with collaboration from LNG Operations that ensures the review and inspection of Safety Instrumented Systems at LNG stations and coordination of the field work associated with calibration and end to end checking of Safety Instrumented Systems as well as Base Process Controllers (BPC's).
Meeting with key stakeholders and assure that LNG stations meet and exceed the corporate standards for individual and societal risk.
Knowledge & Experience Required:
A Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited engineering school. Professional experience will determine appropriate engineering position.
Minimum of four (4) years relevant engineering experience including naval or maritime experience
Preferred knowledge of current trends within the industry and developments in legislation or regulation.
Preferred minimum of 1 year relevant industry experience in process control and instrumentation or relevant educational experience (robotics, control systems)
Preferred knowledge of National Grid's business operations, company policies and practices
Preferred knowledge of NFPA 59A Code
Must have a valid driver's license with safe driving history.
Ability to ready and modify P&ID's
Familiarity with compressors, storage vessels, heat exchangers, lube oil systems
Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
Ability to gain support of colleagues during meetings, provide decisions, and make recommendations to designers in order to meet corporate and regulatory standards for process safety.
Performing presentations to business leads, engineering, and senior management
Adapts approach and considers what is important to the audience and tailors message accordingly when presenting
Actively builds and maintains a network of relationships, outside normal business contacts.
Takes personal responsibility for correcting problems promptly
Communicates engineering customer expectations to monitor delivery of engineering projects and satisfaction.
Proactively makes changes to improve performance, efficiency and effectiveness of processes
Challenges existing engineering procedures and highlights areas for improvement.
Possesses positive expectations for team members and expresses regard for them.
Is receptive to change and is willing to change ideas or opinions based on new information or contrary evidence.
This position has a career path which provides for promotional opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. The selected candidate will have an opportunity to be promoted within the career path during the annual salary planning process.