Works with a team of Engineers and Project Coordinators in the natural gas system. Project opportunities within this position are varied and allow for career growth, and include construction project inspection with KUB crews and contractor crews; conduct field surveys and inspections; GPS installed utility facilities; make field decisions and coordinate work with other KUB departments and external agencies. Must become knowledgeable of KUB construction standards and practices, and work with internal and external customers to provide engineering services. Receive training to perform storm response and other emergency duties with other department members.
*To be considered for this job, you must apply for this position on our company website at www.kub.org.*
May require walking up to five miles per day over rough and/or hilly terrain when assisting with field surveying and layout work. Requires above normal mental and visual alertness quite frequently. Position may require ability to: drive vehicles; bend, stoop and lift various objects weighing 10-75 lbs two to three times per week; and work in all types of weather, with exposure to equipment and machine noise, dirt, and traffic. Physical demands for a specific position within this classification may vary and / or exceed those demands described above.
- High school diploma or equivalent - Ability to read and understand construction drawings, standards, and specifications - Ability to work as part of a team to achieve departments and KUB goals - Ability to learn various computer skills including GIS, Excel, SharePoint, Word and Project Management Software - Have and maintain a valid driver's license
- Associates degree in Construction Management, Engineering Technology, Computer- Aided Drafting and Design, or related field from an accredited community college or university - 2+ years experience in the engineering or construction industry, preferably with a public utility - Experience in Construction Project Management or natural gas utility construction - Experience in various computer skills including GIS, Excel, Word, SharePoint, presentations, and project management software
Knoxville Utilities Board was created by an amendment to the Knoxville City Charter in 1939. As an independent agency of the City of Knoxville, KUB provides electric, natural gas, water, and wastewater services to more than 473,000 customers in Knoxville and parts of seven surrounding counties. KUB believes utility service should be so reliable that customers can take it for granted, and we work hard to maintain such reliability. However, our mission is about more than pipes and wires. It's about being good stewards of the environment and our communities’ resources and safeguarding those resources for generations to come. We are also committed to being good stewards of our ratepayers’ dollars and meeting the needs of our customers. We are grateful to be Knoxville’s hometown utility, and we look forward to continuing to help our community grow in the years to come.