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Meter Shop Coordinator

Location: Council Bluffs, IA, United States
Job ID: 34305
Date Posted: Aug 4, 2022
Salary: $65700 to $98500 annually

Job Description

Job Specifications

Provides gas measurement and control related assistance in developing/maintaining company standards, work procedures and quality control to be published in corporate manuals.  Develops, upgrades and assists with writing the meter maintenance programs and provide economic analysis of repair procedures.  

SALARY RANGE: $65,700 - $98,500 (Determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.)


LOCATION: Council Bluffs, Iowa


  • Assist with developing budgets based on projections for field meter and measurement equipment needs and align ordering and delivery with projections.
  • Develops, writes and updates company measurement standards and procedures for publication in company manuals, consisting of installation, testing and maintenance procedures of company facilities.
  • Performs special projects involving measurement discrepancies.  Audits test ata for valid input into meter maintenance programs.
  • Coordinates and maintains the meter maintenance programs for CIS+ for a multi-state system.  
  • Primary contact for meter issues regarding billing issues, state commission reports/corrections and CIS+ meter maintenance programs.
  • Researches and evaluates new and old measurement practices, equipment, and maintenance/test programs and schedules.  Supervises programs for state commission rules and regulation compliance.
  • Provides input in CIS+/PeopleSoft to maintain and correct meter inventory as metering equipment is removed from service and made unusable then usable.  Coordinates CIS+ and PeopleSoft meter inventory interface. 
  • Provide expertise, support and backup for the measurement group.  This includes cost analysis, inventory assistance, warehouse production and meter discrepancies.
  • Assists with developing company measurement and control related training programs for company personnel.
  • Determines accurate meter management attributes for correct billing and for meter test programs.  Provides alternatives for managing CIS+ and meter test programs and reports.
  • Manage multiple programs and sampled lots of meters in determining INTEST program results.


  • Minimum of (3) three years of experience in the measurement and pressure control fields required.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.


  • Understanding of natural gas metering, regulation, corporate billing and regulatory requirements for natural gas measurement is helpful.
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft and CIS+ systems is helpful.
  • Excellent digital literacy with emphasis on utilization of spreadsheets and word processing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.  The ability to work with multiple work groups across the entire gas organization.


The mental and physical descriptions are representative of the activities an employee in an office job performs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Mental description: Understand, remember, apply oral and/or written instructions or other information, and communicate routine factual information. Apply common sense in performing job functions, usually within a set of rules or guidelines.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee continuously accesses, inputs, and retrieves electronic information and communicates regarding the information.  Employee frequently moves about the office space. Employee may occasionally: balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, push, pull and reach.  Employee must be able to operate routine office equipment including computers and similar equipment. Must be able to routinely perform this work for an average of 6-8 hours per day and occasional extended hours as necessary. Must be capable of regular, reliable, and timely attendance.
Specific lifting abilities required by this job include: Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 25 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Work environment: Routinely perform work indoors in climate-controlled shared work area with moderate noise level and occasionally outdoors in sometimes inclement weather. Worker may be subject to hazards including a variety of physical conditions such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working in places of height or close quarters. Willing to travel occasionally (less than 10 days per year) by automobile (as driver and passenger), commercial airlines, rental vehicles and public transportation and be able to lodge in public facilities.

This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. Job descriptions may and do change periodically. Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the agreement will apply.

About our Company: We are a customer, growth and safety focused utility company that is dedicated to our communities. We improve life with energy as an energy partner of choice. Our diverse culture fuels unique perspectives, opening doors to new insights and possibilities. Based in Rapid City, South Dakota, we have over 3000 employees and serve 1.3 million natural gas and electric utility customers across eight states (South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Arkansas).

Enjoy our Comprehensive Benefits Package!  Annual incentive program, 401(k) (6% company match and up to 9% company retirement contribution), tuition reimbursement, paid time off, additional Veteran PTO, paid holidays and annual floating holidays, company paid short term and long term disability, paid parental leave, health and wellness program, and competitive medical, dental and vision insurance.

Candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. 

Black Hills Energy does not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or status as a protected veteran.

Wage: 65700 to 98500
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