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Liberty Utilities

Liberty Utilities

Other Engineering
Columbus, GA, USA
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 


This position is responsible for sizing and design of mains, service lines, regulators, meters, relief valves, etc. for a natural gas distribution utility. The position manages natural gas infrastructure projects including development of initial scope of work and cost estimate, development of detailed cost estimate and bill of materials, requisitioning materials, securing contracts and permits, project execution, and project closeout. This person is also responsible for handling potential easements and encroachments and maintaining existing easements. This position will also assist in the review of local roadway improvement projects mandated by DOT, the city or the County.


Design and Sizing       
•    Assists others with evaluating design requests, collaborating with stakeholders to understand requirements, and providing cost effective designs that comply with company and regulatory requirements.                    
•    Communicates timely and effectively with stakeholders regarding design and sizing requests    
•    Provides input on standard designs and standard equipment selection.                    

Project Management      
•    Develops scopes of work, materials requirements, and cost estimates; requisitions materials and secures necessary contracts and permits; oversees project execution; and completes project closeout documents.                    
•    Maintains and reports project schedules and forecasts to ensure completion of projects on schedule and within budget.                    
•    Communicates timely and effectively with stakeholders regarding project status.                    

Public Works Projects
•    Performs design and project management functions as required to mitigate conflicts provided from management                    
•    Reports project schedules and forecasts based on agency provided information.                    

Special Projects as Assigned       
•    Assists department head with tracking and reporting on department and project metrics.        
•    Participates in development and updating of design and project management related documents.    
•    Participates in integrity management and compliance related activities as required.                    

Education and Experience

•    University - bachelor’s degree or equivalent                            
•    1-5 years of experiences

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund


We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.