Municipal Gas Job Opportunities

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Gas Engineering & Planning Manager - Clearwater, FL

The City of Clearwater Gas Department is currently seeking qualified individuals to fill the position of GAS ENGINEERING & PLANNING MANAGER.

Position has responsibility for overseeing and providing engineering, technical support, pipeline design, corrosion prevention, capital planning and project management for Clearwater Gas System (CGS) gas assets/infrastructure.

Work is performed under the general direction of the Gas System Assistant Director with considerable latitude for independent judgment, discretion, decision as to detail and initiative in carrying out daily operations, and is reviewed based on conferences, reports, observation and evaluation of results achieved.

Highly qualified candidates for this position shall have a deep understanding of, technical background and experience working with gas distribution networks engineering design and construction methods, as well as industry best practices for installing natural and propane gas facilities. In addition, this person shall possess effective interpersonal and communication skills.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Typical duties for the various areas, include:

Natural gas pipeline design:

  • Responsible for engineering design of all gas distribution facilities, which includes gas mains and service lines, gate station metering facilities, cathodic protection facilities and district regulator stations.
  • Thorough knowledge of 49CFR Part 192, Gas Standards and Specifications and Standard Operating Procedures, as well as best industry practices in the engineering design and project construction area of distribution systems.
  • Strong background in gas pipeline hydraulic/system modeling to determine adequate gas capacity for current and future needs.
  • Proactively communicate with other sections in the CGS organization, as well as other City departments to develop, review and approve construction drawings and cost estimates for the project, issue for construction and bid, if required.
  • Administer projects in pipeline engineering and maintenance and provide oversight, consulting, technical support and document updates.

Field Technical Support / Pipeline Engineering support:

  • Responsible for managing gas pipeline projects from conception to completion.
  • Review city and state construction projects, 3rd party development plans for impacts on CGS pipelines and easements, proactively track growth developments around gas facilities; verify P/L class location, encroachments, etc.
  • Manage data requests regarding the gas system, such as MAOP pressure reviews, GIS data integrity, Planning, Budgeting and Project Management:
  • Project phases include: evaluating problems, developing a job scope, evaluating alternatives, justification, budgeting, pipeline routing, material procurement, land acquisition and right-of-way, engineering, estimating, construction and record keeping. Primary emphasis is on scope, resource scheduling, and cost control. May require preparation of specifications and contracts.
Communication:
  • Technical expert for CGS's natural gas and propane distribution system assets.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelors Degree in civil, mechanical or electrical engineering, or related field. Five (5) years of professional level experience in gas utility pipeline engineering, construction and maintenance to include two (2) years of supervisory or management experience in gas operations. Any equivalent combination of education, training or experience.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Professional Engineering Registration in either Mechanical or Civil Engineering.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

Knowledge, skills, abilities, and other attributes:

  • Considerable knowledge or experience in gas operations or gas system planning.
  • Considerable knowledge of gas supply, transmission and distribution piping systems and applicable Knowledge of materials and estimating the cost of capital and maintenance projects.
  • Federal and State laws and regulations.
  • Considerable knowledge of liquefied petroleum gas systems and applicable codes and regulations. Ability to prepare clear and concise reports, directives, and letters.
  • Ability to motivate, direct, and supervise subordinates in a manner conducive to efficient performance and goal attainment.
  • Ability to plan, assign, and direct the work of professional and technical employees.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and officials, professional peers, and the public.
  • Experience in developing and administering contracts and specifications.
  • Identifying issues and threats to natural gas pipeline systems and measures to mitigate.
  • Valid Florida Driver's license.

The City of Clearwater is Equal Opportunity Employer.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.myclearwater.com

(Posted 12/12/2018)

Energy Services Capital Project Design Engineer - Monroe, NC

The City of Monroe Energy Services Department is seeking a highly skilled professional for the Capital Project Design Engineer position.

Under the supervision of the Design Engineering Manager, the Capital Project Design Engineer designs and provides specifications for electric, natural gas, and fiber optic infrastructure to comply with City standards, safety standards, NESC, Pipeline Safety Act, OSHA, and other industry standards/regulations.  The Capital Project Design Engineer prepares budget estimates and serves as the project manager for electric and natural gas capital projects, coordinating with operations, construction crews, inspectors, and consultants.  The Capital Project Design Engineer prepares permits and works with regulatory agencies for approval of projects.  The Capital Project Design Engineer reviews subdivision plans, annexation plans, rezoning plans, etc. for electric and natural gas service needs. 

The selected individual must possess thorough knowledge of policies, procedures, best practices for electric and gas utility work and exceptional analytical reasoning skills, with the ability to make informed, evidence-based decisions, and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, associates, contractors, and the general public.

The City of Monroe Energy Services operates both electric and gas systems for the residents of Union County. The electric system is primarily located within the City limits, while the natural gas system is spread throughout Union County. Both systems have great load factors with industrial loads representing more than 50% of the annual total. The City of Monroe has an electric transmission loop, while serving distribution voltages 34.5 kV and 13.2 kV to our approximately 11,000 customers. The City of Monroe is the only municipal gas transmission operator in North Carolina and is currently in the process of becoming the second municipal LNG operator in North Carolina. The distribution system serves the citizens of Monroe as well as the Towns of Unionville, Mineral Springs, Wingate, and Marshville with a total of approximately 11,000 gas customers. The City of Monroe Energy Services total budget exceeds $80 million annually and total assets exceed $135 million.

The selected candidate must have a combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil, electrical, or mechanical engineering or a related field and considerable experience in public works or utility engineering. Possession of Engineering Intern certificate is preferred.  The candidate must possess an appropriate driver's license valid in the state of North Carolina. The compensation range for this position is $63,398 to $105,706.  Apply online at www.monroenc.org and select Employment Opportunities. EOE/Drug Free.

(Posted 12/07/2018)

 

Safety / Compliance Coordinator - York County, SC

York County Natural Gas Authority (YCNGA), the 10th largest municipal gas system in the United States, seeks a Gas Controller. Located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, YCNGA employs 95 people, serves over 66,000 meters, and generates approximately $60 million in annual operating revenues.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB

Under limited supervision, is responsible for executing various safety and compliance related regulatory programs. Conducts safety and Operator Qualification related training and evaluations for company personnel. Performs field safety consultations and environmental sampling as required. Reports to the Director of Regulatory Compliance/Principal Consultant.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordinates implementation of Operator Qualification Program. Conducts/Coordinates training and evaluations for tasks assigned to operations employees. Ensures regulatory required OQ record keeping is maintained.

Coordinates training and OQ vendor activities, and reviews the training materials for contractors.

Conducts field safety consultation visits with company personnel and contractors performing work on behalf of the company. Actively in the field with employees coaching and mentoring safety policies. 

Conducts environmental inspections and sampling as required to meet applicable SCDHEC regulatory requirements.

Conducts tailboard safety meetings with company employees and contractor personnel as applicable to increase proficiency in safe practices and promote safety awareness.

Inspects or tours company facilities to identify existing or potential accident and health hazards, and recommends corrective or preventive measures where indicated.

Participates in the investigation of accidents and injuries involving company personnel to aid in the prevention of reoccurrence.

Leads company safety committee and other safety related initiatives.

Assists with emergency response coordination and provides training to public sector responders regarding pipeline operations and emergency response.

Assists with providing training to excavators concerning pipeline outside force damage prevention.

Performs other duties as required.  The above duties will frequently be performed for PEG facilities and operations as necessary.

WORKING CONDITIONS

This is medium work requiring the exertion of up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force periodically and a light amount of force constantly to move objects; work requires grasping and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word, and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, clearly and quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, hazards and atmospheric conditions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Thorough knowledge of natural gas pipeline operations; considerable knowledge of worker safety regulatory requirements; considerable knowledge of Department of Transportation pipeline safety regulations; general knowledge of  environmental regulations; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and the general public.

Demonstrated proficiency and/or working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, GIS systems and other applications as needed.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

A Bachelor of Science Degree in engineering or related field is preferred.  A two year Associates Degree in a related field  with 3 – 5 years of related prior experience in the utility industry may be acceptable, Safety related credentialing is strongly encouraged. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a valid South Carolina driver’s license; this is a covered function and is subject to random drug testing.

YCNGA is an EOE, Drug Free/Smoke Free Workplace

To apply, or for more information, please contact jobs@ycnga.com.

(Posted 12/06/2018)

Gas Worker I or II - Rocky Mount, NC

SALARY: $15.14 - $22.71 Hourly 

OPENING DATE: 11/29/18

CLOSING DATE: 12/13/18 11:59 PM

THE POSITION:
DEFINITION:  This position participates or assists in the installation, repair, and maintenance of the natural gas distribution system.
REPORTS TO:  The Gas Line Supervisor assigns work in terms of general instructions.
Pay rate for successful applicant is dependent on experience.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

GAS WORKER I:

  • Assists others in the installation of gas service lines and mains.
  • Assists others in the repair of gas leaks.
  • Assists with cleaning and restocking assigned vehicle(s) with appropriate tools, materials, equipment and supplies.
  • Assists in establishing and maintaining a safe work zone. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

GAS WORKER II:

  • Participates in the installation of gas service lines and mains.
  • Participates in the repair of gas leaks.
  • Ensures assigned vehicle(s) are clean and stocked with appropriate tools, materials, equipment and supplies.
  • Establishes and maintains a safe work zone.
  • Completes required reports.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

GAS WORKER I:

  • Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
  • No experience requirements.
  • Possession of valid driver's license of with an active and consecutive 3-year verifiable driving history. Driving history will be checked. (Must be able to be licensed in the State of North Carolina)

GAS WORKER II:

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Possession of a valid North Carolina Class A Drivers License or ability to readily obtain within 6 months.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of the installation and repair of gas service lines and mains.
  • Knowledge of job related safety practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of hand tools, test equipment, and small power tools.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards associated with the work.
  • Skill in operating various types of motorized construction equipment used in the installation, repair, and maintenance of the natural gas distribution system.
  • Skill in analyzing problems and identifying solutions.
  • Skill in establishing cooperative and productive working relationships.
  • Skill in setting priorities for completing projects.
  • Skill in performing mathematical calculations.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Gas Line Supervisor assigns work in terms of general instructions.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results.

GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include the City of Rocky Mount Gas Division Operation and Maintenance Manual and the National Safety Council Natural Gas Safety Handbook for Utility Workers and Contractors.  These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.

COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of related technical duties.  Working in inclement weather conditions and in confined spaces contributes to the complexity of the position.  The need to work in the vicinity of other utilities and in heavy traffic contributes to the complexity of the position.

SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to assist in the installation, repair, and maintenance of gas lines and mains.  Success in this position contributes to the provision of natural gas utilities for system customers.

PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with other City staff and members of the general public.

PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending, or crouching.  The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects and uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather.  The employee may be exposed to natural gas, working in a natural gas laden environment, noise, dust, dirt, grease, and machinery with moving parts. The work requires the use of protective devices such as a full face respirator, masks, goggles, hearing protection, or gloves. Employment in this position requires successfully passing pre-employment testing and annual retesting of employee's ability to wear a full face respirator.  Must be able to work scheduled and unscheduled overtime and be on a rotating schedule to standby to be called in to work after normal working hours.

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  None

For more information, and to apply on line, please visit https://agency.governmentjobs.com/rockymountnc/job_bulletin.cfm?jobID=2266562&sharedWindow=0

(Posted 12/06/2018)

 

Gas Controller - York County, SC

York County Natural Gas Authority (YCNGA), the 10th largest municipal gas system in the United States, seeks a Gas Controller. Located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, YCNGA employs 95 people, serves over 66,000 meters, and generates approximately $60 million in annual operating revenues.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB

Under direct supervision of the Director of Gas Supply and System Planning, is responsible for monitoring, controlling, when applicable, and other gas control duties for York County Natural Gas Authority and Patriots Energy Group.

Gas Controllers are required to interact with personnel from other departments, companies, and pipelines serving YCNGA and PEG markets.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

Learns and understands basic pipeline physics and equipment to perform daily operations in order to make sure all transmission and distribution pipelines are operating at adequate system pressures to ensure system integrity and gas delivery to all customers on any design day.

Monitors system pressures, gas volumes, and adjusts control valves to regulate gas flows and pressures when required.

Compiles several daily documents, in detail, that includes: system change requests made to contracted gas control provider, end of day daily control results compared to daily nominations, and descriptions of checks of the system throughout the day.

Calculates daily usage and projected usage, based on numbers from Transco and ClearSCADA, several times a day to verify the current nomination is suitable. If the nomination needs to be updated, a more accurate nomination is determined and communicated to the appropriate parties.

Estimates daily anticipated York Road Takes for the subsequent six days based on the current status of pipeline, heating degree days, anticipated volumes for YCNGA, CCNGA, LCNGA, and projected use at Resolute Forest Products.

Works closely with the contracted gas control provider and the Meter and Regulation department in order to communicate any active alarms, alerts, and communication problems in ClearSCADA.  Provides Meter and Regulation live data when they are working in the field.

Analyzes historical data, current pipeline conditions, and weather forecasts in order to plan for critical days and Operational Flow Orders.

Ability to make recommendations due to pipeline conditions for any extra gas, including storage and propane air, and/or curtailments of interruptible industrial customers.

Must be able to provide emergency response coordination along with making appropriate notifications and comply with all Gas Control Policies and Procedures.

Complies with Federal and State regulations as set forth by the Department of Transportation.

Collects and organizes billing data for first of the month billing cycles.

WORKING CONDITIONS

This is light work requiring the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects; work requires reaching, fingering, and feeling; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word, and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operation of motor vehicles, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is not subject to adverse environmental conditions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Thorough knowledge of controlling a natural gas pipeline; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, the general public, all parties involved in daily gas control operations and large industrial customers; knowledge of regulatory compliance elements; ability to pay attention to detail; working knowledge of PCs utilizing Windows and Microsoft Office, with an emphasis on Outlook, Excel, and Word; ability to meet DOT Operator Qualification criteria; ability to adapt to shift work and extended work hours; ability to prepare and maintain records and reports.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

An Associate degree in a technical field or equivalent work experience is required. A Bachelor of Science degree in a technical field is preferred.  Must demonstrate basic to intermediate experience in gas control, pipeline operations, and direct field related experience to gas control. Must have prior experience with Supervisory, Control, and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems.  Must demonstrate an understanding of regulatory requirements pertaining to the natural gas industry.  Must demonstrate an understanding of gas distribution operations, including engineering, measurement and regulation.  Must demonstrate an understanding of the various energy markets, their applications, and related financial ramifications. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a valid South Carolina driver’s license; this is a covered function and is subject to random drug testing.

YCNGA is EOE/Drug Free/Smoke Free

To apply, or for more information, please contact jobs@ycnga.com.

(Posted 11/29/2018)

 

Manager of Natural Gas Operations - Elizabeth, IL

Position Summary

Manages the operations, maintenance and engineering of the Cooperative’s natural gas department.  Provides efficient design, installation and maintenance practices for the cooperative and its member owners. Plays an instrumental role in member and employee satisfaction. Supports a positive working relationship between departments, members and communities served by the Cooperatives natural gas system.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Manages the Cooperative’s natural gas system. 

  • Selects, supervises, evaluates, trains and disciplines employees assigned to the gas department.
  • Administers employee development and compensation programs consistent with applicable policies, procedures and practices to assure the retention of highly competent, motivated and efficient workforce.
  • Monitors progress and costs incurred in carrying out departmental work plans and budgets.
  • Ensures proper inventory and resources are available for efficient repair, construction and maintenance of the Cooperative’s gas system.
  • Provides long and short term forecasting of projects for budgetary purposes.
  • Assists in the development and implementation system integrity programs.
  • Handles escalated member complaints, service questions and general inquires.
  • Manages, coordinates and assists with the selection of consultants and contractors required to accomplish relevant strategic goals, compliance and member demands
Acts as a member of the Operations Staff.
  • Communicates and interprets the Cooperative’s Mission Statement, strategic goals and policies within the department to establish direction and to obtain understanding and commitment by the employees of the department.
  • Supports member and employee satisfaction initiatives by demonstrating and excellent member service skills.
  • Develops recommendations regarding departmental organizational structure and staffing to accomplish approved program goals.
  • Prepares reports regularly to the Director of Operations to assure compliance with program goals and budget levels and to serve as the basis for planning.
  • Attends, communicates and participates in regular departmental and cooperative staff and employee meetings to discuss, propose and report on department activities, progress and process improvement initiatives.
  • Represents the Director of Operations as assigned to insure adequate representation of the cooperative’s interests.
Supervises the natural gas system operations, construction and maintenance.
  • Provides communication and staking functions for new services and construction work plans.
  • Coordinates all construction work and maintenance with contractors and employees to assure adequate member satisfaction.
  • Conducts weekly safety meetings and field checks to ensure adequate understanding and implementation of all safety and operational procedures.
  • Provides general 24/7 support for natural gas emergencies
  • Ensures that all work is done to JCE engineering specifications or cooperative procedures, policies, and rules.
  • Organizes the resources needed by personnel to effectively perform their job functions.
  • Directs and coordinates the efforts of all crews in emergencies including dispatching and outage analysis.
  • Reviews and approves timesheets, purchase orders and contractor fees. 
Assures conformity with all legal and compliance requirements.
  • Ensures that all gas construction, operations, inspections, and maintenance activities are in compliance with all federal and state laws, codes, specifications and industry standards.
  • Develops, updates, reviews and implements policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all state, local and federal requirements.
  • Ensures that the Cooperative’s Gas Operator Qualification Program is in compliance with the state and federal requirements.
  • Ensures the latest proven process and materials are used to keep in the fore front of technology.
  • Files appropriate required state and federal documentation and facilitate related onsite audits.

Performs other duties as assigned.

For a full job description, and to apply online, please visit https://www.jocarroll.com/content/employment

(Posted 11/16/2018)

 

Natural Gas Technician - Elizabeth, IL

BASIC FUNCTION:

Install, remove, maintain, troubleshoot and repair natural gas plastic and metal mains, services, natural gas and electric metering and associated equipment to insure safe, accurate and reliable delivery of service to members.

Work as a liaison between various Cooperative departments to promote good public relations, high service standards, and member satisfaction.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform all duties so as to insure personal safety as well as the safety of other employees and the public.
  • Fabricate, install, and maintain various gas system facilities such as distribution regulator stations, large volume meter sets, odorizer equipment, gas meter assemblies, etc.
  • Install, remove, replace and repair natural gas mains services, pressure regulators meters, valves, and other related gas distribution facilities, including the installation of plastic mains and services using fusion and mechanical fittings.
  • Tap and stop both plastic and steel mains and services.
  • Properly wrap metal mains and services.
  • Cut, thread and assemble screwed joint pipe and fittings.
  • Install mechanical joints and repair sleeves, repair clamps, or pipe (on gas mains and services).
  • Sets-up. operates and taps live main lines, and install branch and service connections using high pressure tapping equipment.
  • Operate power tools and excavating and ditching equipment as required.
  • Install, maintain, and replace various types of metering and regulating equipment
  • Perform various leak detections and cathodic protection surveys using gas detection equipment.
  • Respond to blowing gas situations in a safe and timely manner.
  • Respond to and perform leak calls such as inside and outside gas odors and carbon monoxide complaints in a safe and prompt manner.
  • Install, test for, and maintain cathodic protection devices on gas mains and services, have knowledge of all cathodic protection devices such as test stations, insulators, and anodes, have a general knowledge of krik cells and rectifiers.
  • Inspect contract gas construction as required according to all local, State and Federal codes.
  • Patrol and inspect gas distribution lines and equipment.
  • Locate underground facilities using pipe/cable-locating equipment when needed.
  • Perform incidental duties such as changing of pressure charts, checking of odorizers, other duties that are similar, related or incidental to this position.
  • Perform such clerical work as may be needed to provide and maintain the necessary reports and records required by the Coop.
  • All other gas maintenance or construction duties as assigned which includes hands-on and computer work as necessary.
  • Basic knowledge of appliance and relighting of appliances.
  • Install, remove and inspect gas meters and related piping.
  • Convert appliances to natural gas operation.
  • Troubleshoot and make minor repairs on gas appliances at customer premises.
  • Collect delinquent accounts; disconnect and reconnect service to customers as required.
  • Maintain neat and orderly investigation orders, vehicle inspection reports, time sheets, and other required paperwork.
  • Investigate high bill complaints.
  • Keep daily records as to time spent and parts used on various jobs as required for account records; assist in ordering and storing of necessary repair parts.
  • Investigate suspected meter tampering and diversion calls.
  • Perform gas odorant tests.
  • Communicate with the public and members in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Must report to work fit for duty and free from the effects of drug & alcohol abuse.
  • Incidental to the responsibilities listed, operate a Coop owned vehicle/equipment, operate various air, hydraulic, and electric power tools, and provide for the maintenance of all equipment assigned to him/her.
  • Understands and applies all safety rules especially those in Jo-Carroll’s Employee Safety Manual.
  • Performs other duties pertaining to the cooperative within the limits of individual qualifications so assigned by management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have completed an approved operator qualification program.
  • Must have or be capable of receiving and maintaining an Illinois Commercial Driver’s License.
  • Must have knowledge of a variety of computer software applications and have the ability to learn new programs.
  • Must have knowledge of electrical and natural gas theory as well as above average mechanical aptitude.
  • Must be able to comprehend and follow safety rules.
  • Work with pressurized natural gas mains in accordance with all state, federal, and local rules and regulations.
  • Ability to occasionally work in extreme weather conditions.
  • Work requires continual attention to detail in composing, and proofing of material, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Excellent Oral and Written communication skills, self-motivated, self-starter, personable and professional.
  • Must possess the ability to work well with employees, members, and the general public.
  • Obtain an 80% passing grade on operator qualifications tests.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces, heat, fumes, dust, noise and blowing gas.
  • Must be able to work on uneven terrain, in fields and along roadways.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis.
  • Ability to lift up to 100 lbs. occasionally.
  • Requires the ability to hear, use near and far vision, stand, walk, kneel, bend, crouch, crawl, twist, climb, and manipulate a variety of materials, tools, and controls.

SCHEDULING:

Daily travels to job sites in Jo-Daviess, Carroll, Henry, Rock Island and Whiteside Counties, Illinois. Occasionally must work on weekends and holidays. Occasional overnight travel for training may be required. 

Normal working hours for the position are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  After-hours emergency response may be required as needed.

For a full job description, and to apply online, please visit https://www.jocarroll.com/content/employment

(Posted 11/16/2018)

 

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