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About AGA

The American Gas Association, founded in 1918, represents more than 200 local energy companies that deliver clean natural gas throughout the United States. There are more than 74 million residential, commercial and industrial natural gas customers in the U.S., of which 95 percent — more than 71 million customers — receive their gas from AGA members. Today, natural gas meets more than one-fourth of the United States' energy needs.

AGA is located between Union Station and the Capitol building. We offer medical and dental coverage, as well as 401(k) matching and non-contributory contributions to the retirement plan. We offer subsidized transit, tuition reimbursement, performance-based merit increases, a discretionary bonus program and employees have access to a no-cost onsite fitness center.

AGA is a four-time winner of The Washington Post's Top Workplace award and World At Work's Seal of Distinction in 2017.

AGA is currently seeking candidates for the following:  

Engineering Services Manager

The ideal candidate will have experience in natural gas industry operations, preferably gas distribution or intrastate transmission.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Administer the work of Operations and Engineering Services (O&E) technical committee(s), task groups, discussion groups and other O&E programs
  • Provide technical support to AGA’s Best Practices program, Plastic Pipe Data Collection, Peer Review Program, and other initiatives in O&E
  • Provide technical support for industry data collection, analysis, and summaries
  • Organize and conduct industry workshops, conferences, roundtables, webinars and teleconferences by developing agendas, confirming speakers, leading discussions, and working through event logistics
  • Prepare and deliver presentations at industry workshops and meetings
  • Represent AGA in technical conferences/workshops, meetings and other venues
  • Stay abreast of industry developments and assist in determining appropriate short-term and long-term plans for the Operations & Engineering Services Group
  • Generate ideas to meet AGA strategic management objectives
  • Identify opportunities to generate revenue including conferences, workshops, training seminars, new publications, etc.
  • Generate ideas to improve the productivity and efficiency of O&E
  • Provide technical support for AGA publications

Knowledge and Capability Requirements:

  • General knowledge of natural gas distribution and transmission systems
  • Awareness of regulations affecting the natural gas industry
  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written; ability to communicate technical issues, both orally and in writing to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to develop, organize and conduct workshops and technical programs from start to finish
  • Ability to conduct and facilitate committee meetings and conference calls
  • Ability to integrate diverse opinions into consensus positions for AGA membership
  • Project managerial or organizational skills
  • Excellent facilitation skills
  • Ability to manage projects within established budgets and timetables
  • Ability to successfully lead and work on multi-disciplinary teams to accomplish team goals
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations in public forums
  • Ability to recognize and implement opportunities to generate revenue
  • Proficient in Microsoft programs
  • Must be available to travel 

Experience & Education Requirements:

  • Experience in natural gas industry operations, preferably gas distribution or intrastate transmission
  • Bachelors degree in engineering or experience working in the energy industry preferred

For immediate consideration, please complete AGA's application process through ADP. 

 

Engineering Services Specialist

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Administer the work of Operations and Engineering Services (O&E) technical committee(s), task groups, discussion groups and other O&E programs
  • Provide technical support to AGA’s Best Practices program, Plastic Pipe Data Collection, Peer Review Program, and other initiatives in O&E
  • Assist with the execution of AGA programs and initiatives through data collection, analyses, and information dissemination to AGA’s membership
  • Provide support for O&E workshops, conferences, roundtables, teleconferences, etc.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations at industry workshops and meetings
  • Represent AGA in technical conferences/workshops, meetings and other venues
  • Generate ideas to meet AGA strategic management objectives
  • Identify opportunities to generate revenue including conferences, workshops, training seminars, new publications, etc.
  • Generate ideas to improve the productivity and efficiency of O&E
  • Provide support for AGA initiatives, such as technical publications

Knowledge and Capability Requirements:

  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written; ability to communicate technical issues, both orally and in writing to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to develop, organize and conduct workshops from start to finish
  • Ability to conduct and facilitate committee meetings and conference calls
  • Ability to integrate diverse opinions into consensus positions for AGA membership
  • Ability to manage projects within established budgets and timetables
  • Ability to work independently on initiatives that are membership-driven
  • Ability to work on multi-disciplinary teams to accomplish team goals
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations in public forums
  • Ability to recognize and implement opportunities to generate revenue
  • Proficient in Microsoft programs
  • Must be available to travel

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of two years professional work experience

Bachelors degree in engineering or experience working in the energy industry preferred

For immediate consideration, please complete AGA's application process through ADP.

Manager, Energy Efficiency

Roles and Responsibilities:

The incumbent is expected to develop subject matter expertise related to energy efficiency, natural gas utility efficiency programs, and other topical areas associated with AGA’s advocacy priorities. A core responsibility of this position is the administering of AGA’s annual survey on ratepayer-funded natural gas energy efficiency programs. A successful candidate will have experience with survey tools and procedures, persuasive speaking and writing skills, and a willingness to engage with outside organizations as an AGA advocate for natural gas energy efficiency. 

  • Provide analytical direction and support to AGA staff and members in the area of energy efficiency.
  • Develop, manage, and report data surveys for association staff and members on energy efficiency and other topics.
  • Produce regular natural gas efficiency program reports and related analyses, white papers, and briefs; update fact sheets, and AGA talking points and presentation slides on utility energy efficiency initiatives and findings.
  • Communicate and advocate on behalf of natural gas utilities on their role in the transition to a cleaner energy economy and their contributions toward energy conservation and efficiency.
  • Develop and maintain strategic partnerships with industry and other organizations aimed at successful collaboration to serve the AGA membership on efficiency programming issues.
  • Collaborate with Energy Analysis staff on internal studies and analyses, which might include research and analysis of industry statistics, data models, and other resources on energy efficiency, gas supply planning, and other natural gas industry and market issues.
  • Assist AGA members and staff with the Uniform Statistical Report, Gas Utility Statistics System queries, and other statistical reports such as the heating/cooling degree day weekly report, storage data, and rig count data.
  • Collect, maintain, and disseminate data from the AGA Statistics Database.

 

Knowledge and Capability Requirements:

  • Proficiency in survey development, collection, and analysis (including data validation and verification, quantitative and qualitative interpretation, and graphical representation).
  • Trade association experience is preferred and broad knowledge of the natural gas industry, and research and analytical experience is required.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken.
  • Proficiency in the use of relational databases (e.g., Microsoft Access).
  • Strong project management abilities.
  • Advanced computer spreadsheet and word processing skills (Microsoft Excel, Word).
  • Competence in web authoring and content management.
  • Comparative ease with working independently or collaborating with teams.

 

Required Experience:

  • Graduate or professional degree in economics, statistics, business, public policy or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience.

 

For immediate consideration, please complete AGA's application process through ADP.