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Maintenance Specialist (UN747)

Location: Casper, WY, United States
Job ID: 34419
Date Posted: Sep 15, 2022

Job Description

Job Specifications

The Maintenance Specialist will safely perform mechanical installation and subsequent repair and maintenance for a retail natural gas utility.

PAY RANGE: $23.60 - $36.31 per hour (Determined by current Collective Bargaining Agreement)

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Gas Operations Supervisor

LOCATION: Casper, Wyoming

  • Must live within 20 minutes of reporting location.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for installing, relocating, replacing, maintaining and repairing gas lines.
  • Inspect pipeline and structural welding required for construction and maintenance of Company facilities including the installation, operation and maintenance of distribution and transmission facilities.
  • Proficient operations of equipment and tools associated with everyday work.
  • Perform and document pipeline safety maintenance activities.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned task.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must maintain a high regard for personal safety, for the safety of company assets and employees, and the general public.
  • May be required to work non-traditional hours as needed.
  • May be required to carry a company-provided cell phone/pager and be available to respond during working hours; may be required to respond during non-working hours, especially related to company emergencies.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience in natural gas system maintenance and construction preferred.
  • Secondary education or equivalent experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Basic mechanical and construction skills
  • Knowledge and experience in safe handling practices of flammable gases, liquids, and high-pressure systems
  • General knowledge of regulatory and relief valves found on project lines, main lines, and general meter sets
  • Knowledge of company policies and practices, and regulatory and tariff requirements desirable.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work from written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to work with a team, take direction from supervisors, keep required job schedules, focus attention on details, and follow work rules
  • Possess basic computer and math skills
  • Ability to work with and around combustible or flammable gas, liquids and high-pressure systems
  • Ability to interface directly with customers professionally providing a high degree of customer satisfaction.

MENTAL/PHYSICAL DESCRIPTIONS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
The mental and physical descriptions are representative of the activities an employee in a field 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 moves about the office and the job sites and operates machines and equipment. Employee frequently accesses low and high areas with additional equipment, ascends/descends stairs, maintains coordination, and engages in repetitive motions (kneeling, reaching). Employee may occasionally use a respirator. Employee operates job related equipment and tools. Employee routinely performs this work for an average of 8-10 hours per day and occasional extended hours as necessary. Regular, reliable, and timely attendance is expected. 

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:  Occasionally perform work indoors and routinely perform work outdoors in sometimes inclement weather with moderate to high noise level. 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 (i.e., crawl spaces, small, enclosed rooms, narrow aisles of passageways). Willing to travel up to 10% (e.g., 2 days/month) by automobile (as driver and passenger), commercial airlines, rental vehicles and public transportation and be able to lodge in public facilities. Travel will be necessary to conduct the duties of this job and the employee must have proper licensing to operate a motor vehicle.

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.

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Maintenance Specialist (UN747)

Casper, WY, United States