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Associate Engineer

Under supervision and with latitude for independent action and decision, GTS Engineers perform responsible engineering work on a professional level in design or analysis of engineering jobs, projects, or parts thereof. The Associate Engineer may be required to perform activities such as pipeline and piping design, cost estimating, field measurements, preparation and correction of field drawings, ordering material, initiation of permits, preparing operating and maintenance instructions, data analysis, compilation and reporting of technical data and performance of other related duties.
The Associate Engineer (Engineer I) is expected to learn, understand, embrace and follow GTS values; as well as demonstrate willingness to learn new tasks and skills, and take initiative.
  • Collect data and gather information or documents
  • Perform standard computations and analysis
  • Perform basic design tasks
  • Prepare drawings and visual aids
  • Assist on other tasks such as: preparation of material specification/selection, technical reports, plans and procedures, drawings, permit applications, project documentation, and computer aided design (CAD) work
  • Observe construction activities
  • Acquire basic knowledge and develop skills in assigned workstreams
  • Apply prescribed techniques and procedures in accordance with established GTS, industry and client standards, specifications, and processes to perform assigned tasks
  • Perform routine technical work not requiring previous experience
  • Acquire understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities
  • Exercise limited judgment on details of work and in application of standard methods for conventional work
  • Demonstrate sound engineering judgment
Technical Skills, Degrees or Certifications
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering
  • 0-2 years relevant work experience
  • Engineer-In-Training Certification (Desired)
  • Working knowledge of CAD and GIS software (Desired)
  • Technical communication
  • Proficient use of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint
  • Utility business understanding (Desired)
  • Valid Driver's license
  • Up to 20% travel time expected
  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines that requires constant and repetitive motions.
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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, see, and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.
  • Quality - Take pride in our work…Achieve the highest standards of excellence
  • Integrity - Follow through on commitments…Have the courage to do what is right
  • Camaraderie - Show loyalty to GTS and the team…Treat each other with respect and tolerance
  • Proficiency - Reach beyond competence…Be a professional at all times
  • Can Do - Go the distance…Be open minded and flexible…Find a way to say yes!