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Project Engineer

Company: National Fuel Gas
Location: erie
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

National Fuel is currently seeking a Project Engineer for an outstanding career opportunity in our Engineering Services department located in Erie, PA. As a member of the National Fuel team, you will enjoy an exciting and challenging work environment where top performance is recognized and rewarded.

The goal of our team is to ensure new pipeline and station projects as well as civil-related work are designed and executed in a safe, efficient, cost effective, and timely manner. The successful candidate will coordinate with internal project team members as well as third party consultants/vendors to oversee all aspects of project planning and construction from initial project conception through final implementation. The work will involve both office and on-site/field reporting for a broad range of pipeline and gas facility replacement, modernization, and expansion projects in the western New York and western Pennsylvania area.


Project Engineering Responsibilities:

  • Develop overall project scope based on operational requirements, field conditions, and customer demand in accordance with all federal and state regulatory requirements and National Fuel specifications
  • Determine construction workspace limits and develop construction alignment sheets
  • Assist in the preparation of regulatory permit applications and FERC filing exhibits
  • Develop project schedules and cost estimates and monitor actual performance to original projections
  • Develop detailed designs and material specification to comply with National Fuel standards and DOT 49 CFR 192
  • Coordinate material procurement; prepare RFPs and work with various consulting services; prepare construction bid documents and hydrostatic pressure test plans as well as analyze and award construction contracts
  • Assist construction managers with on-site construction management with contractors and inspectors
  • Assist with updating engineering technical specifications and procedures to comply with pertinent codes and standards

Additional Civil-Works Responsibilities:

  • Develop alignment and design layouts for new station sites and access roads with a goal to optimize constructability and minimize environmental impact(s)
  • Prepare road use agreements, road-bonding contacts, highway occupancy and driveway permits
  • Prepare and update construction specification and procedures for civil engineering applications
  • Perform project-wide truck transportation plan and hauling analysis
  • Develop and review rock blasting plans, specialized storm-water discharge requirements and safe excavation practices
  • Develop plans to acquire and interpret geo-technical data for sub-surface activities at proposed station sites and horizontal directional drilling (HDD) locations and review geo-hazard slope stability issues and develop mitigation techniques


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Civil or related Engineering discipline
  • Prior project engineering experience, working with regulatory agencies (PSC/PUC/FERC/PHMSA) and/or knowledge of civil designs, metallurgy, welding, corrosion, or transmission pipeline facility design and construction is desirable
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, proven technical abilities and strong computer skills required
  • Exceptional multi-tasking abilities and demonstrated teamwork skills needed


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and licensure as a Professional Engineer, or ability to obtain licensure
  • Experience with highway occupancy permitting, site work, geotechnical analysis, HDD Design, slip mitigation, blasting plans and project management is desired


National Fuel is a diversified energy company headquartered near Buffalo, NY. Our employees continue to be the most important part of our Company and have made us who we are today. We are dedicated to the communities in which we live and work and have nearly 2,000 employees in Western NY and Northwest PA. National Fuel is proud to have an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, hard work is rewarded and promotion from within is supported. We offer exciting career opportunities for talented and ambitious job seekers and encourage you to apply today.


The rate of pay for this position will be commensurate with experience.

National Fuel offers a comprehensive benefits package including the following:

  • Medical and Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Paid Company Holidays
  • Dental Coverage
  • Parental Leave for Mothers and Fathers
  • Vision Coverage
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Life Insurance
  • Company Funded Retirement Savings Account
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid Time Off
  • Charitable Giving Programs


The successful candidate will be required to pass a DOT mandated drug test, as well as participate in random drug testing. The DOT maintains a list of banned substances which includes marijuana, even if prescribed for medicinal purposes. For confidential consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter (preferably in PDF format) by May 5, 2021 to:

National Fuel

#21-004PA Project Engineer

Please reference position #21-004PA in the subject line of your email

Keywords: National Fuel Gas, Erie , Project Engineer, Other , erie, Pennsylvania

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