Municipal Gas Job Opportunities

Your APGA membership allows you to advertise your system's job openings. Your listing can also be placed in APGA's bi-weekly Public Gas News publication which goes out in printed and electronic copies to our members. The APGA member price for posting a job advertisement in Public Gas News is $100.00 for 100 words or less and 25 cents for each additional word. APGA does not allow non-members to post job advertisements in APGA publications effective March 2015. To view print rates & policies please click here. To post a job, please contact APGA Communications Manager John Powers at jpowers@apga.org or 202 464 2742. 

Note to Employers: When submitting a job ad, applicant is required to give their contact information including name, company, phone, fax and e-mail address and agrees to have their information stored in our database. All job listings must comply with federal guidelines and standards and all companies must be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Listings will be removed within 30 days after application deadline.

Account Executive - Oak Ridge, TN

The Account Executive is an experienced professional within the natural gas industry focused on business growth and development within the market. This individual will deliver strong sales results leveraging both business development skills and engineering/technical experience. The Account Executive builds strong collaborative relationships with business partners to ensure ORUD is included in planning discussion and processes. This position will design and implement strategies to cultivate sales of customers with most growth potential and to assist senior management with developing the District’s territory.

Position requires a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business; or equivalent related work experience. Requires prior technical sales experience. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills in order to make persuasive presentations and written proposals on highly technical subject matters; possess strong sales skills that demonstrate a good understanding of customer attitudes and needs and how customers make purchasing decisions (operational needs, financial/pay-back requirements, budgeting cycles, technological preferences and biases, etc.); possess expert knowledge in the technology, end-use applications and equipment, industry and market trends associated with natural gas; be capable of performing qualitative and quantitative analyses to evaluate the technical, economic and market feasibility of existing and new equipment and/or concepts; be able to communicate and perform as a technical peer with mechanical engineers, energy managers and plant managers of other companies.

Position requires a valid Driver’s License. The District offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits. Resumes will be accepted until December 22, 2017.

Interested candidates should apply online at www.orud.org or submit a resume to:

Oak Ridge Utility District
Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 4189
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-4189

ORUD is an equal opportunity employer and is a drug free workplace.

No Telephone Calls Please!

(Posted 11/30/2017)

Controller / Director of Finance - Oak Ridge, TN

The Controller/Director of Finance performs professional and supervisory work directing daily operations of diversified and complex accounting systems in budgeting, purchasing, contracts, and fiscal analysis for the Oak Ridge Utility District. The Controller is responsible for developing and implementing financial plans and activities for the District in compliance with GAAP and utility accounting standards. This position is also responsible for all financial transactions including accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, general ledger, and payroll. Duties include analyzing accounting functions to determine their legality, propriety and effectiveness. This position recommends and implements changes in accounting procedures and handles confidential information. The Controller reports directly to the President/CEO.

Position requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting and ten to twelve years of related work experience in accounting or finance; or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and skills. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license is preferred. The successful candidate will have knowledge of and experience in the essential duties of the job; have working knowledge of accounting/billing software; demonstrate supervisory skills including assigning work, appraising performance, and resolving problems; possess ability to communicate complex topics to upper management, public groups, and Board of Commissioners; determine and issue monthly gas rates; and direct gas supply planning, procurement, and load management.

Position requires a valid Driver’s License. The District offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits. Resumes will be accepted until December 22, 2017.

Interested candidates should apply online at www.orud.org or submit a resume to:

Oak Ridge Utility District
Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 4189
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-4189

ORUD is an equal opportunity employer and is a drug free workplace.

No Telephone Calls Please!

(Posted 11/30/2017)

Distribution Operations Manager - Oak Ridge, TN 

Under the general guidance of the VP of Operations, the Distribution Operations Manager provides oversight and leadership of the distribution operations of the company. These functions include, but are not limited to, the operations and maintenance of the natural gas distribution system, system compliance, and reporting. Typical tasks would be to prepare third party responses; obtain permits, prepare drawings, and assist with system data collection; provide system information, advice and technical assistance to consultants, contractors, customers, and agencies. This is a working manager position and requires performing other duties as assigned. A successful individual will have sufficient technical knowledge and background required to perform the duties, have good interpersonal and communication skills, and supervisory experience. Occasional travel is required.

Position requires a degree applicable to the position requirements; or equivalent knowledge acquired through vocational training, technical school, and/or on-the-job training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate will have supervisory/coaching/leadership skills; possess a good working knowledge of underground pipeline construction, utility operations or an applicable equivalent; be familiar with compliance requirements of CFR Title 49, Part 192; have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work well in both an office and field environments; be proficient in MS Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Position requires a valid Driver’s License and the ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. regularly. The District offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits. Resumes will be accepted until December 22, 2017.

Interested candidates should apply online at www.orud.org or submit a resume to:

Oak Ridge Utility District
Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 4189
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-4189

ORUD is an equal opportunity employer and is a drug free workplace.

No Telephone Calls Please!

(Posted 11/30/2017)

 

Gasline Welder - Charlottesville, VA

Apply online at: www.charlottesville.org/jobs

This position, with the City of Charlottesville, performs difficult skilled work in the fastening and fabrication of natural gas distribution and service lines; does related work as required. 

  • Welds connection and converting sleeves and fittings to steel gas pipe, threads pipe;
  • Fabricates pipe applications for residential and commercial gas meter installations;
  • Constructs regulator stations and connecting piping;
  • Welds valves, high pressure piping;
  • Repairs and fabricates replacement and necessary parts for division equipment;
  • Maintains welding equipment and takes control of supplies and materials;
  • Repairs, restores and installs gas pressure regulators and devices;
  • Assists with maintenance of high and low pressure gas line valves and regulators and records;
  • Assists in making high pressure taps on natural gas lines;
  • Assists in installation of large high pressure meter setups and records;
  • Records all new and discontinued high pressure meter setups;
  • Checks meter setups on gas lines between gate station and City for leak detection, maintenance and or servicing;
  • Assists field crew on an as-needed basis in the installation or repair of gas lines;
  • Performs house piping and meter moves on an as-needed basis;
  • Performs related tasks as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Combination of education and experience equivalent to at least a high school diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of 1 year of natural gas welding experience.

Special Requirements:

  • Possession of a valid Virginia driver's license at time of hire.
  • Certification in electrical welding at time of hire.
  • Qualified in plastic pipe fusion and Mueller tapping equipment operation within 6 months of hire.
  • Must maintain all certifications required by federal and state regulations.
  • Must be able to work overtime and respond to emergencies.
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three years of natural gas welding experience;
  • Two years welding qualifications under API 1104 standard for utility pipe lines;
  • One year of experience in oxyacetylene and arc welding of utility pipe lines;
  • Valid CDL

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(Posted 10/12/2017)