Associate Engineer
GTS - Walnut Creek, CA

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Under supervision and with latitude for independent action and decision, GTS Engineers perform responsible engineering work on a professional level in design or analysis of engineering jobs, projects, or parts thereof. The Engineer may be required to perform activities such as pipeline and piping design, cost estimating, field measurements, preparation and correction of field drawings, ordering material, initiation of permits, preparing operating and maintenance instructions, data analysis, compilation and reporting of technical data and performance of other related duties.


  • Prepare designs, calculations, drawings, layouts, and studies from field inspections, preliminary sketches, specifications, and instructions requiring knowledge of engineering practices and shop and field procedures
  • Review designs and documentation to ensure compliance with codes, standards and design criteria
  • Acquire and analyze data using appropriate standard quantitative methods
  • Gas system network and hydraulic analysis
  • Construction Specification and Bid Package Preparation
  • Pipeline Design and Material Selection
  • Alternative/Feasibility Studies
  • Develop status reports with task completion, progress, challenges and solutions
  • Work closely with other workgroups at our clients place of business and GTS offices
  • Coordinate various inspection and testing methods, gather data, analyze and report findings

Technical Skills Required

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering (Required)
  • Engineer-In-Training Certification (Desired)
  • Working knowledge of CAD and GIS software (Desired)
  • Technical Communication
  • Proficient use of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint
  • Utility Business Understanding (Desired)


  • Assignments are completed accurately and on time
  • Designs comply with applicable codes and standards
  • Designs take into account safety, ergonomics, simplicity, constructability, and ease of maintenance
  • Projects are managed safely, efficiently and effectively
  • Projects consistently achieve targets and goals and project objectives
  • Project Cost, Scope, Schedule are managed and communicated with high quality status reports
  • Clients and GTS Leadership are appropriately informed of progress, obstacles and solutions
  • Innovation and implementation of quality standards are practiced
  • Cooperation, collaboration, and teamwork behaviors are demonstrated


  • Designs, calculations, analysis, inspections and final records/reports are accurate and well documented
  • Projects achieve and exceed client expectations
  • Project goals are met for cost, scope and schedule
  • Client scope of work is clearly defined and scope changes are communicated and documented
  • Clients are well informed with high quality status reports completed on time
  • Personal productivity is maintained and billable hours are recorded with detail
  • Participate in Catalytic Coaching and offer Feedback in support of personal and professional development


  • Quality - Take pride in our work…Achieve the highest standards of excellence
  • Integrity - Follow through on commitments…Have the courage to do what is right
  • Camaraderie - Show loyalty to GTS and the team…Treat each other with respect and tolerance
  • Proficiency - Reach beyond competence…Be a professional at all times
  • Can Do - Go the distance…Be open minded and flexible…Find a way to say yes!


  • This position resides in the Walnut Creek, CA office

GTS was voted one of the top 10 Bay Area employers for 2012 and top 25 for 2013. Compensation will consist of base salary, retirement package (Safe Harbor 401k and profit sharing), comprehensive health, dental and vision benefits, life insurance, vacation, sick pay and paid holidays.

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It is the continuing policy of GTS, Inc. to afford equal opportunities for all qualified persons, regardless of their race, creed, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, disability, medical condition, marital status, or veteran status. No person shall be excluded from employment consideration on the basis of these factors.

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GTS provides natural gas and electric utility clients with engineering, construction, operation, maintenance, and strategic consulting...