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Engineering Technician for Langan

  • 18 Oct 2023 9:50 PM
    Message # 13269096


    Job Summary

    Langan is seeking an Engineering Technician to join its collaborative team in Pittsburgh, PA.  This individual will serve a key function in providing assistance with identifying, planning, scheduling, and performing field site visits related to encroachment inquiries and excavation plans submitted via the state one-call system dig tickets.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to gain experience in asset management and mapping of subsurface infrastructure utilizing digital solutions.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Assist with conducting data review and field site visits in support of responding to utility dig tickets or encroachment requests;
    • Review historical deeds, easements, and design records to understand asset/land ownership;
    • Draft encroachment agreements and exhibits for client review and approval;
    • Coordinate, schedule, and implement required field support;
    • Monitor and conduct oversight of encroachment work (e.g. excavation contractors);
    • Interact with property owners, other pipeline company representatives, and local public representatives;
    • Observe out of service pipelines/rights-of-way and support maintenance as-needed;
    • Identify critical requests and other pressing situations and respond appropriately by initiating prescribed response procedures and expediting communications with project team, clients, and third-parties;
    • Complete and maintain required reports and logs;
    • Utilize GIS, AutoCAD, and other digital software solutions to document field work;
    • Assist in right-of-way reconnaissance and mapping updates;
    • Attend public meetings and client/team meetings;
    • Possess and demonstrate a strong commitment to personal and job safety; and
    • Performs other duties as requested.


    • Associate's degree required; Bachelor’s degree in engineering, geology, environmental science, or related area preferred;
    • A minimum of two (2) years of related experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills to perform the responsibilities of this position;
    • Live in Pittsburgh, PA or within a 40-mile radius of Pittsburgh, PA;
    • Strong mechanical aptitude;
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products as well as GIS and ticket management systems (e.g. ERSI Webmap and Irth’s Utilisphere software, or similar);
    • Have experience using geophysical equipment and applications, such as magnetometers and radio-detection units;
    • Strong attention to detail with excellent judgment capabilities related to land records (e.g., deeds, as-builts, easements, etc.);
    • Ability to prioritize and respond to multiple requests from several sources and track a constantly evolving work schedule;
    • Ability to effectively work independently and in a team environment;
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interface effectively with property owners, regulatory agencies, public officials, and contractors;
    • Possess a valid driver’s license in good standing and reliable transportation access to remote job site locations;
    • Ability to travel and stay overnight for work; and 
    • Availability to work overtime, evenings, and weekends as needed.

    Langan provides a rich array of programs and benefits to help its employees advance their careers and enhance the quality of their lives. Our comprehensive compensation package includes: full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, and paid pregnancy disability leave; 401(k)/Roth with company match; paid time off including parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses; and educational reimbursement.


    Langan offers employee resource groups; flexible work schedules; extensive training; wellness programs; buddy and mentoring programs; and much more!

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