Engineer II - Victorville

Victorville, CA

The Engineer II is an individual contributor involved in existing and new facility design and planning within Gas Operations. This position is also involved in field decisions for the installation/construction of gas facilities. Responsibilities typically include intermediate to advanced level gas pipeline system engineering.


This position does not have responsibility for employees or budgets. The Engineer II has limited responsibility for directing contract personnel or firms. The Engineer II reports to a Manager, Supervisor, Distribution Engineer or other exempt position in Engineering or Technical Services.


This position requires one to three years of relevant work experience and a bachelor’s degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university. Other Engineering degrees may be considered.


  • Evaluate municipality, other utility and private developer plans to assess the need for facility modifications
  • Design and manage projects according to Company and government specifications
  • Prepare parts lists, bills of materials and cost estimates
  • Conduct computer simulations/network analyses to test facility designs or evaluate gas system integrity
  • Conduct research for pipeline facility testing and qualification, and pressure increase procedures and upratings
  • Evaluate and select optimum design alternatives
  • Perform preliminary engineering analysis necessary to investigate new projects
  • Perform engineering calculations
  • Prepare cost estimates on proposed design projects
  • Review completed designs
  • Communicate project status to appropriate departments
  • Maintain data in accordance with regulatory requirements
  • Write technical instructions and procedures
  • Research information on material, equipment and related costs for project activities
  • Assist with long-term planning initiatives
  • Assist with emergency response activities – Be subject to “on-call” duty as needed
  • Coordinate and provide engineering oversight of construction projects
  • Coordinate environmental, permitting and Right of Way requirements
  • Provide technical guidance to non-exempt engineering employees
  • Review and evaluate Operations and Maintenance Compliance records
  • Project Manage basic Engineering Department projects
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Regular and predictable attendance is a condition of employment and is an essential function of the job


$73,882 - $110,824

At Southwest Gas, attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. We use flexibility to develop competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to hire the best candidates. The quoted salary range represents the minimum and maximum of the pay range for the position. It is provided as a good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, as we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview and selection process.

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