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ensuring integrity programs for low-stress distribution systems— including approximately 35,000 km of main, 2 million service lines, feeder stations, district stations, sales stations and residential meter sets—are carried out and effective. Senior technical engineering expert responsible for key program areas involving cross-functional teams. Provides strategy development, project management and overall direction to complex, company-wide program(s). Represents company at regulatory hearings and on regulatory and industry committees. • Develop and maintain a distribution system integrity management program to provide safe, environmentally responsible and reliable service and in compliance with the requirements of applicable standards and regulations in Canada (CSA Z662 and as prescribed by the provincial and federal regulatory authorities—National Energy Board, Technical Standards and Safety Authority, New Brunswick Energy and Utilities Board, and the Regie du Batiment du Quebec) and the United States (U.S. Federal Regulation 49-192 and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration). • Execute the distribution system integrity management plan to measure, document and report on the integrity of the low-stress distribution mains, services, stations and meter sets. • Direct the review and assessment of inspection, investigations and surveys completed by others. • Direct the execution of special inspections, investigations and surveys to validate and grade the ﬁndings of routine programs completed by others. • Direct the development and implementation of risk mitigation strategies and programs. • Direct the development of new policies, procedures and processes to mitigate risk and ensure compliance. • Ensure that robust IT systems and databases are used to house distribution system integrity data, results and reports. • Represent, testify and make commitments on behalf of the company on technical matters at hearings before the Ontario and National energy boards and other similar tribunals. • Direct the activities of the department staff by assigning responsibilities, monitoring project progress and approving actions and initiatives. • Perform a key role in the evaluation, selection and training of new staff members. This is to provide qualiﬁed, competent personnel to meet the growing needs of the company and its customers. • Develop business relationships with consulting engineers and similar to have outside resources available to provide technical expertise on speciﬁc engineering matters. • Promote and develop long-term relationships with customers, contractors, gas-distribution industry members, manufacturers and suppliers to facilitate potential business partnerships and alliances. • Develop strong personal relationships within the oil and gas industry, including regulatory organizations. Participate in industry forums and committees, such as the CSA Z662 Oil and Gas Pipeline Standard Committee, and thereby inﬂuence external technical and operational decisions in the interest of the public and the company and its customers. Qualiﬁcations: A Professional Engineering designation is required. • A minimum of 7–10 years of experience in national gas distribu-
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BUSINESS/BUDGET ANALYST— NW Natural, Portland, Ore. Posting #50065227 Purpose of Position: Performs ﬁnancial analysis, ﬁnancial forecasting and planning studies, budgeting and process improvement. If you’re interested in becoming a part of the NW Natural team, please visit our website, www.nwnatural. com/careers, to view and apply for open positions. NW Natural is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and maintains a drug-free workplace. FEB07 GENERAL MANAGER—Frontier Natural Gas, a subsidiary of Energy West Inc., located in Elkin, N.C., is seeking a general manager to provide overall leadership in managing and growing our natural gas operations in North Carolina. Responsibilities include management oversight of the gas distribution and transmission system supplying approximately 1,700 customers. Additional responsibilities include: interacting with respective state and federal regulatory agencies, procuring supplies of natural gas, and developing sales and marketing programs to enhance the general proﬁtability and growth of the company. The general manager will build and maintain relationships within
the business community and provide a positive attitude that promotes teamwork within the company. Bachelor’s degree required, and management experience in the natural gas operations preferred. Salary range is $80,000–$120,000, including beneﬁts, based upon qualiﬁcations. To apply for this position, submit your cover letter and résumé to email@example.com. For further information, visit our website at ewst.com. FEB03 MANAGER, DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM INTEGRITY—Where energy meets people, you’ll ﬁnd opportunity. Enbridge Gas Distribution has a 160-year history and is Canada’s largest natural gas distribution company. Enbridge Gas Distribution delivers safe, reliable natural gas to more than 1.9 million customers in many Ontario communities and is a leader in promoting energy efﬁciency programs. Enbridge Gas Distribution is owned by Enbridge Inc., a Canadianbased leader in energy transportation and distribution, providing distribution services in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and New York State. Enbridge was included in Canada’s Top 100 Employers List for 2011. Job Title: Manager, distribution system integrity; Location: Toronto Responsibilities: Accountable for
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