Consumers Energy Company Transmission Pipeline Engineer in Flint, Michigan

Join a diverse and dynamic team that makes and delivers the most valuable services in the world: electricity and natural gas. At Consumers Energy, our customers are at the heart of everything we do. Our employees work around the clock to provide service to our customers in honor of our history and to fulfill our promise to Michigan - Count on Us! Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy and headquartered in Jackson, Michigan, provides natural gas and electricity to nearly 6.8 million of the Michigan's 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.DEPARTMENT SUMMARYTransmission Pipeline Engineering is responsible for the engineering and design of Gas Transmission pipelines, including the lowering of gas pipelines and relocations, emergency valve replacements, and other compliance-driven pipeline projects. Transmission Pipeline Engineering also provides engineering, field, and technical expertise to other departments.JOB DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIESThe Transmission Pipeline Engineer position's responsibilities include the following:•Serving as primary Project Engineer on a wide variety of transmission pipeline projects, including major pipeline construction, valve replacements, pipe segment replacements and relocations, pipeline lowerings, and other projects performed in support of pipeline safety, deliverability, integrity, and compliance.•Interfacing with internal and external contacts in order to execute transmission pipeline projects. Internal contacts include but not limited to Project Management, Project Controls, Supply Chain, Operations, Pipeline Integrity, Gas Control, and Real Estate. External contacts include but not limited to Contractors, Governmental Agencies, other utilities and companies.•Execution of engineering-specific project tasks, such as pipeline design, material selection, scope document creation, submission of purchase and service requisitions, project outage procedures, emergency plan revisions, drawings review, and field technical support.•Constructing, writing, developing, and providing input to Consumers Energy's own engineering specifications, engineering standard revisions, approved materials, and established processes.•Performing engineering studies related to pipeline safety, including external loading, buoyancy, and maximum allowable operating pressure (MAOP).•Conducting project site walk-downs, coordinating meetings, and providing projectrogram updates to Consumers Energy management and the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC).•Supporting studies related to field-identified changes in population density, construction, depth of cover, and other pipeline issues.•Establishing and strengthening the transmission pipeline engineering department commitment as Trusted Energy Partner for internal and external customers.•Helping to develop the strategic plan for transmission pipeline asset relocation.•Supporting other transmission pipeline engineering activities as needed.The reporting location of this position is negotiable. Reporting location may be limited during first several months depending on experience level of selected candidate and departmental needs. Ability to travel and support project work across the state is required.REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICIATIONS•Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited university•Two or more years of applied engineering working experienceThe following skills and qualifications are preferred:•Experience in pipeline engineering•Knowledge of ASME B31.8, 49 CFR 192, and the Michigan Gas Safety Standardslt