Gas Distribution Design Engineer
MBN Engineering, Inc.
Ames, IA

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs the routine aspects of gas distribution engineering assignments.
  • Performs distribution facilities design according to relevant codes and standards using a design software package.
  • Understands all safety codes that pertain to gas distribution systems.
  • Prepares plans, specifications, and construction estimates for gas distribution projects.
  • Reviews drawings supplied by vendors, clients, and engineers and recommends necessary changes.
  • Researches design options and documents the findings.
  • Attends design review meetings and interacts with clients, property owners, local government officials, contractors and other utilities.
  • Makes periodic visits to construction sites as required.
  • Coordinates and works with material manufacturers and construction contracts.


  • Two year degree in engineering technology or related work experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in either Civil or Mechanical Engineering preferred.
  • 2 years of experience in gas distribution design or related experience with strong technical skills and attention to details.
  • Experience with electrical distribution design is also desired.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to coordinate the work of various engineering disciplines and contractors to complete an integrated project.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with individuals at all levels within the organization in a team environment.
  • Microsoft Office and Autocad experience with familiarity with such applications as spreadsheets, databases, and engineering programs.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Work hours are 40 hours per week with overtime as required to meet schedules.
  • Pay is commensurate with experience.
  • Benefits include health, dental,vision, disability and life insurance, HSA, paid time off (PTO) and holidays,401K plan with profit sharing, and cell phone reimbursement.
  • Position is available in Ames,Iowa.

Job Type: Full-time


  • relevant: 1 year (Required)


  • Ames, IA (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off


  • Monday to Friday