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Consumers Energy SR TECHNICIAN-CE in Lansing|Saginaw|Grand Rapids|Kalamazoo|Flint|Midland|Battle Creek|Alma|Royal Oak|Bay City|Cadillac|Owosso|Sparta|Traverse City|Hamilton|Livonia|Norton Shores|Hastings|West Branch|Kentwood|Big Rapids|Clare|Boyne City|Fremont|Benzonia|Clinton Township|Tempe, 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 Michigan's 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.

Department Summary

The Transmission Design and Records Management (TDRM) department:

  • 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.

  • Provides design and technical expertise to other departments.

Job Description/Responsibilities

  • Perform tasks, technical in nature ranging from standard to complex.

  • Provide engineering and design support for the TPE and TED-I departments utilizing computer aided drafting and design (CADD) software.

  • Support both pipeline engineering departments with completing capital and O&M Projects including new pipelines, valve replacements and other pipeline maintenance projects.

The selected candidate may be located out of the Flint, Jackson-Parnall, Saginaw, or Livonia location.

Required Qualifications

  • Two-year associate degree in a scientific or technical field, or 48 scientific or technical credit hours as measured on a semester basis.

  • In lieu of a scientific/technical degree, applicable experience may be acceptable for placement in the Technical Support job family.

  • Proficiency in CADD and be able to manage multiple projects while meeting deadlines.

  • Proficiency in MicroStation and Microsoft applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.

The following skills may set you apart from others:

  • Experience in utility design.

  • Knowledge of GIS applications.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Experience in gas pipeline design or operations.

  • Knowledge of ProjectWise.

  • Knowledge of Bentley OpenPlant 3D design software.

Essential Functions

  • Provide high quality design, construction, and record drawings for the pipeline engineering departments.

  • Fulfill ad-hoc mapping requests using GIS and/or CADD.

  • The candidate will know and follow all applicable Consumers Energy CADD and engineering design standards.

  • Retrieve records to support the design and scoping of pipeline engineering projects.

  • Support the access bill of material database by performing routine updates.

  • Provide assistance with other departmental tasks in support of compliance with Michigan Gas Safety Standards.

Hours and Travel

  • Meet travel requirements of the position.

  • Work a flexible schedule, which may include evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear.

  • The employee is frequently required to stand and walk.

  • The employee is often required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Duties involve moving materials weighing up to 10 pounds on a regular basis such as pumps, valves, motors, gauges, other operating or lab equipment, books, paper, laptop computer, etc., and may require moving materials weighing up to 40 pounds.

Position will be filled at the appropriate salary grade based upon the skills, knowledge, and experience of the selected candidate.

All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against and will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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