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Engineering

The Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) is looking for the brightest, most qualified engineers in the field to propel our business into the next century. At SoCalGas, you’ll work on some of the most challenging projects in the energy profession, and be part of the team responsible for energizing the economy and the world. When you join our team, you become part of a truly dynamic environment. Our aggressive new business strategies create countless opportunities for professional growth and career development. These careers fall primarily in mechanical, chemical and civil engineering. In each specialty, you will have the opportunities to work in several areas of the company during our rotational training program.

Part-Time Year Round Engineering Internship

Various Locations: Chatsworth, Anaheim, Redlands, Downey, Los Angeles, Pico Rivera

The Engineering Intern supports the Region Associate Engineer with reviews, analysis and recommendations for engineering requests from the field, planning office and headquarters. This position provides research support (data gathering utilizing company records stored in hard copy or computer form), engineering and cost benefit analysis for pipeline replacement projects. Provides pipeline system analysis support utilizing available gas flow analysis software.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Sophomore/Junior or Senior with at least two semesters before graduation. Full-time student in a University Engineering program, preferably in the mechanical, chemical or civil disciplines. 3.0 or above GPA is highly desirable.
  • Must be able to work at least 15-20 hour per week on a year-round basis.
  • Solid understanding of fluid flow, piping systems and computer applications.
  • Must be able to analyze significant amounts of data and develop multiple options and scenarios in reaching decisions.
  • Must be able to manage and implement multiple projects, as well as coordinate assigned activities and individual projects.
  • Knowledge of project management software tools, PC operations, spreadsheets, CAD, mainframe, networks and Microsoft Office.
  • Must clearly and concisely communicate technical information and concepts in formal and informal settings with other departments in the company.
  • Strong communication skills. This position requires constant communication with people of various levels of work experience. Must be willing to learn from others and be self-motivated to perform tasks that are simple or complex.

Associate Engineer: Full-Time Rotational Program

Various Locations: Chatsworth, Anaheim, Redlands, Downey, Los Angeles, Pico Rivera

We are seeking engineering professionals for positions throughout our company.  Engineers at Southern California Gas Company contribute to the success of our company in many ways.  They are involved in long-term system design planning, running hydraulic simulation models of the companies pipeline system, gas dehydration, instrument and control, mechanical and structural design, air quality and environmental solutions and other demanding technical projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Civil, Petroleum or Electrical)
  • Solid understanding and knowledge of fluid dynamics, piping systems and extensive computer applications (project management tools, spreadsheets, CAD, mainframe, networks and database analyses tools). 
  • Must be able to prepare detailed engineering calculations and analyses
  • Must be able to effectively communicate (orally and written) and present technical and non-technical matters to all levels of personnel in the organization.
  • These positions are part of a two-year rotation program, providing exposure to various areas of the company. The successful candidate will witness and make contributions, both in engineering and field operations.
  • EIT is highly desirable.

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