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Eversource Energy Project Engineer, Engineering, Gas in Westborough, Massachusetts

Role and Scope of Position:

Plans, schedules, and performs engineering assignments related to the development of capital improvement projects designed to reduce, minimize or eliminate risk to the natural gas distribution system,. Analyzes, identifies and recommends non-pipe alternatives (NPAs)for specific projects and needs of the system.. Supports values and commitment to Eversource’s mission, strategy and values.

Essential Functions:

  • Analyzes projects in the capital plan and long range forecast for potential non-pipe alternatives, including electrification, geothermal networks, targeted decommissioning of the system and other non-emitting technologies.
  • Develops criteria to assess capital projects for NPAs including safety, system impact and project costs.
  • Determines viability of NPAs and documents and reports findings.
  • Participates in MA Department of Public Utilities Regulatory proceedings as required.
  • Analyzes leak and distribution system performance data to conduct risk assessment and prioritize distribution facilities for replacement.
  • Develops annual pipe replacement program to meet regulatory filing requirements including project scope budget estimates and project authorization documentation.
  • Develops annual capital budget and 5 -year long range forecast for pipe replacement program.
  • Supports Distribution Integrity Management Program (DIMP) annual development and implementation including threat identification and risk assessment, development of risk mitigation plans, performance measure and annual reports.
  • Monitors project progress and recommends schedule changes, cost and resource adjustments required to meet company objectives
  • Ensures project work is conducted in a manner consistent with the Company’s safety and procurement policies and programs
  • May provide direction to junior staff and review work

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skill:

  • Thorough knowledge of distribution construction and maintenance work practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of applicable governmental codes and regulations
  • Working knowledge of environmental requirements affecting related activities
  • Familiarity with MS computer operations
  • Some exposure to gaseous atmospheres, construction site hazards, and hazards on customer’s property


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology or related discipline

Experience :

  • Minimum of five (5) years of related engineering experience
  • Gas experience is a plus

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Eversource offers a competitive total rewards program. The annual salary range for this position is $109,680.00 to $121,870.00, plus incentive. Employees working in this position may be eligible to receive a rotational shift pay adder upon completion of training. Salary is commensurate with your experience. Check out the career site for an overview of benefits.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required.
  • Must be available to travel between MA/CT as necessary.
  • Work is performed primarily in an office environment which requires sitting, standing, walking and climbing stairs are involved.
  • Job can require traveling to operating districts, gas facilities and companies within and outside the state.
  • This position is categorized as safety-sensitive for the purpose of drug testing. Successful applicants shall be subject to a pre-assignment drug test if the individual is currently in a non-safety sensitive position. As an employee in this position the individual shall be subject to random drug testing. A positive drug test will result in disciplinary action.


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EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

VEVRRA Federal Contractor

Emergency Response:

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment. This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location.