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Engineer III

Tyler, TX, US, 75703

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 

Purpose

Under minimal supervision, is responsible for all local engineering including making decisions and recommendations for master planning of facilities and the design/construction of various projects. Serves as project facilitator, developing project achievements, handling project contracts, controlling project costs, and facilitating project completion. Interacts with consultants, contractors, government, and private entities regarding projects and facilities.

Accountabilities

  • Performs civil engineering calculations; technical research to solve extensive and diverse engineering issues; and prepares project designs.
  • Develops, coordinates, and directs multiple projects related to water system analyses, master planning, design, project management, and construction of various facilities.
  • Makes decisions regarding the design and construction of utility facilities and system operations to meet demands and emergencies.
  • Assists in the construction of projects by ordering materials and services, performing construction observation services, and maintaining records for capital project files.
  • Preparation of letters, memoranda, reports, project specifications, and other written communication.
  • Assists with the preparation of Company rate case materials.
  • Understands regulations governing water and wastewater utilities and their effect on operations.
  • Represents the Company at public and private meetings, conferences, and industry events as directed by Senior Management and/or by established policy and assists in the public relations program.
  • Communicates and coordinates with customers and developers concerning meeting their needs for water system information and/or improvements.
  • Creation and maintenance of facility system maps and facility management systems.
  • Timely collection and processing of as-built documentation for construction projects.
  • Supports Company activities from other departments.
  • Align with all safety policies, practices, and procedures. Reports all unsafe activities to their supervisor, Manager of Safety Services, and/or Human Resources.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering or an equivalent Engineering Degree from an accredited four-year college or university
  • 5+ years of technical experience in water facilities design and project management or other related fields.
  • Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer is highly desired.
  • A Master’s Degree in Engineering may be substituted for two years of experience.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to communicate in English with others including internal and external customers under normal and adverse conditions are required.
  • Knowledge and use of personal computers and advanced skills in word processing and spreadsheet software are mandatory. Experience in Microsoft Office products is preferred.
  • Proficiency with ESRI GIS software and AutoCAD is highly desirable.
  • Must be self-motivated, organized, and multi-task oriented.
  • Must meet established goals and deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Must have good analytical, organizational, and math skills.
  • Exercise discretion, finesse, professionalism, and tact in all areas of a sensitive and/or confidential nature.
  • Ability to work independently and function in a team environment.
  • Must maintain a professional appearance as a front-line representative of the Company.
  • Must have the ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple assignments with limited time constraints and changing requirements.
  • Follow Company rules, procedures, and directions from Management.
  • Able to work weekends, holidays, and extra time as required.
  • Valid drivers license to be able to drive Company vehicles.
  • Willing for occasional to moderate travel for business is required.
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Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (helath/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

 

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.


Nearest Major Market: Tyler

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