Atmos Energy Engineer 3 - Sr. Engineer - Programs Group in Dallas, Texas

Advanced level professional position responsible for designing, developing and executing engineering efforts to ensure natural gas availability, public safety and compliance with regulatory requirements and Company standards.


  1. Operates with considerable latitude in performing complex technical assignments involving, but not limited to, the following:

a. Construction of new and maintenance of existing pipeline systems including selection of materials, development of procedures, compliance with applicable codes and inspection of work in progress;

b. Evaluation of leakage survey effectiveness;

c. Operation of pipeline system including regulation, measurement, curtailment and loss or gain of natural gas;

d. Compliance with Federal, state and local rules and regulations;

e. Design of system mains, regulator and meter settings and corrosion control protection.

  1. Provides input regarding the development and evaluation of the Company's operating standards.

  2. Conducts product evaluation and presents recommendations to standards committee based on product safety, economics of use and user friendliness.

  3. Reviews paperwork regarding completed jobs for accuracy and adherence to original design specifications.

  4. Provides engineering specifications, surveys and directions that are necessary for project completion on schedule and within budget.

  5. Assists in the coordination of activities between Engineering and Operations to ensure the timely completion of projects.

  6. Provides specialized reports and studies as required.

  7. Determines and develops approach to solutions.

Preferred Education and Experience

Proficient in performing detailed engineering design and project management involving natural gas transmission facilities that can include pipelines, compression equipment, dehydration equipment, measurement equipment, and piping interconnects. A working knowledge of ASME B31.8 and DOT Part 192 is required.

*Mechanical Engineering degree preferred but will also consider Chemical, Electrical or Civil Engineering. PE is preferred, and required for the Sr position. *

Educational/Experience Level:

  1. Bachelor's degree in Engineering and four years professional experience in engineering.

  2. Valid driver's license.

Communication Skills:

Requires the ability to communicate with internal and/or external customers in order to obtain and/or provide explanations and/or information on technical concepts to individuals without experience or knowledge of the technical area.

Numeric Skills:

Requires the ability to perform algebraic, trigonometric and geometric operations and/or moderately complex statistical and/or accounting methods.

Computer Skills:

Requires advanced knowledge of various software applications to create complex documents, reports and graphics.

Work Conditions:

Works in an office environment, occasionally outdoors.

Requires occasionally performing activities including, but not limited to, bending, stooping, grasping, reaching, twisting, turning and/or lifting.

Atmos Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Job: *Engineering

Organization: *MDTX-Div-Engineering Services Programs [4128]

Title: Engineer 3 - Sr. Engineer - Programs Group

Location: Texas-Dallas

Requisition ID: MDT33132