Gas Utility Engineer
Application Deadline: Continuous
TO APPLY: to view the complete job information and to apply, visit our employment website listed. Applications are only accepted online through the City of Charlottesville employment page and must be submitted prior to the listed closing date and time.
The preferred hiring amount will be between $83,200.00 – $123,299.00 Annually. Starting offer is based on applicable education, experience, and internal equity. This is a full-time, exempt, position. The position also provides excellent benefits including 13 paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health insurance options with employer contribution, employer-paid life insurance, City’s retirement options, gym membership reimbursement, and continuing education/training opportunities.
•For a general summary of benefits offered by the City, please click the ‘benefits’ tab on this posting, or visit https://www.charlottesville.gov/1047/Employee-Benefits.
•The City of Charlottesville manages its own retirement system and does not participate in VRS; however, the City has a Portability Agreement with VRS and there are certain provisions that must be met. If questions pertaining to the Portability Agreement, please contact the City’s Benefits Administrator at 434-970-3462.
Performs complex professional and difficult administrative work in overseeing the planning and engineering of all gas utility projects; develops, analyzes, and implements strategies and policies for the purchase and sale of natural gas; protects the City’s interest with regard to regulatory, supply, and procurement issues; assists in overseeing the administration, expansion, maintenance, operation of the municipal natural gas distribution system; performs related tasks as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of Utilities.
– Bachelor’s in engineering from an accredited college with major work in mechanical or petroleum engineering.
– Requires at least one year of experience in the natural gas or petroleum industry including thorough knowledge and experience in regulatory and gas supply and procurement issues.
– Must possess an Engineer in Training (EIT) certification.
– Professional Engineer’s (PE) license preferred.
– One year of engineering experience preferred.
The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.