Philadelphia Gas Works

Engineer - Construction Management -Mechanical / Civil / Electrical

Distribution Department
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Philadelphia Gas Works 


Looking for a challenge and ready to light up your career? 


The Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) is the largest municipally-owned gas utility in the nation, supplying gas service in the City of Philadelphia to over 500,000 customers.  From its humble beginnings in 1836, PGW has grown into the large, modern facility that exists today.  As one of the nation's leading natural gas providers, PGW prides itself on stability and continual growth.  PGW is dedicated to becoming the Greenest Natural Gas Delivery Company in the region.

Make a difference in your future – Become part of the PGW Team!  Apply at


Free Health Insurance – Free Dental Insurance – Pension Plan – Free Parking – Wellness Programs


Engineer –  Construction  Management - Civil / Mechanical / Electrical

City of Philadelphia - Philadelphia County Residency Requirement within 12 months of hire


  • Develops engineering design concepts, prepares estimates, develops/ maintains scheduling, specifies equipments/ materials, methods of implementation and prepares specifications for projects
  • Oversees the preparation of design drawings
  • Develops designs for the installation and distribution of natural gas to customers in the safest and most cost efficient manner, accounting for load growth potential
  • Monitors project expenditures and project status to facilitate construction activities relative to budget constraints and project schedules
  • Reviews engineering project design concepts and technical solutions from prior budgets and proposals for future departmental budgets
  • Prepares calculations required to select materials, equipment, size structure, facilities and systems. 
  • Prepares and provides supporting information including price list, quotes and prior contracts for estimates and project design costs for work order authorizations.
  • Interacts with Construction staff to ensure compliance with contract requirements including scheduling budgetary constraints, equipment and material selection, adherence to drawings and applicable regulations
  • Represents PGW during internal and external design meetings to coordinate utility work in conjunction with major public improvements, such as interstate highway systems for federally financed transit projects
  • Develops operating and maintenance procedures
  • Performs work as required in plant operations an maintenance


  • Minimum education - BS in Civil Engineering / Mechanical Engineering / Electrical Engineering
  • 3-4 years of construction management experience
  • Experience in natural gas / construction / industrial power preferred
  • Must receive from TSA Transportation Workers’ Identification Credentials within 90 days of accepting offer
  • Must have a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Must be flexible to work emergency on-call, weekend and evening hours

Residency RequirementAll employees of the Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) must live in the City of Philadelphia for the duration of their employment. If a candidate does not live in the City of Philadelphia at the time of hire, he/she must move into the city within twelve (12) months of his/her hire date.


We offer a strong benefit package that includes free basic health and dental insurance.   PGW is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/VAAP/EEO. 


Location: 800 W Montgomery Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19122


While we appreciate all responses, only those who are uniquely qualified will be contacted.


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