Associate Gas Engineer

at CenterPoint Energy in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States

Job Description

Associate Gas Engineer – 50252656

CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 150 years. Our vision to lead the nation in delivering energy, service and value drives our strategy and performance. We have an unwavering commitment to safely and reliably deliver electricity and natural gas to millions of people.

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CenterPoint Energy is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where business results are achieved through the skills, abilities and talents of our diverse workforce.

At CenterPoint Energy, individuals are respected for their contributions toward our company objectives. We strive for an inclusive work environment across all levels that is reflective of the available workforce in the communities we serve.

Learn more in the “About Us” section of our careers website.

As the Associate Gas Engineer, you will apply engineering principles to design and install distribution system in a safe, efficient and practical manner. Manages projects during field installations

Specifically, you’ll have the opportunity to:

+ Performs engineering design, calculations, estimates, studies and coordination of gas distribution facilities installations.

+ Analyzes load, pressure requirements, future growth and other variables during the design process.

+ Oversees the layout, sizing and specification of pipeline equipment, economic justifications and indirect supervision of others when project teamwork is required.

+ Creates engineering drawings and effectively communicate design details to field personnel and contractors.

+ Conducts distribution system pressure and cathodic protection studies.

+ Makes and maintains external contacts to assure that materials, supplies and information are available as needed and that information is exchanged with external sources, agencies and local utilities on line locations and planned projects.

+ Prepares economic justification (concise, factual and conclusive statements of the purpose, merits and necessity) for each project proposed to assist management with evaluation of capital investment. This includes budget items and completion reports for specific construction projects.

+ Reviews completed work orders and cost data to assure conformance with plans and acceptability of construction charges. Updates estimated unit prices as needed.

+ Assists in the evaluation of system operations and troubleshoots problems.

Basic Qualifications:

+ Requires a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Civil or other approved engineering discipline from an accredited college or university.

+ Requires a valid driver’s license

Job Location: ( Shreveport, LA)


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a), and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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Primary Location US-LA-Shreveport-Shreveport Milam Building

Job Posting Sep 10, 2021

Posting End Date Oct 25, 2021

Req ID: 50252656

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Job Posting: JC192269787

Posted On: Sep 12, 2021

Updated On: Oct 28, 2021