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Balancing-Quality Control Specialist

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Location: Council Bluffs, IA, United States
Job ID: 34483
Date Posted: Jan 5, 2023
Salary: $65700 to $98500 Annually

Job Description

Job Specifications

This position reports to the manager of measurement services.  The position is responsible for reviewing, approving, and analyzing volumetric and gas quality data using data analytical applications such as FlowCal and AutoSol.  This position will select meters to review for gas quality assignments.  This positon works with the measurement manager, field managers, and measurement specialists to review project line, set-up loss and accounted-for reports, and state reports.

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

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:   Manager of Measurement Services 

LOCATION: Council Bluffs, Iowa

  • Relocation financial assistance is available, amount may vary based on individual circumstances.    


  • Setting up project lines for balancing.
  • Performing initial security reviews for the FlowCal application.
  • Reviewing gas quality components.
  • Setting exceptions for gas quality gas components within the FlowCal application.
  • Helping with tariff reviews.
  • Reviewing security changes.
  • Running balance (loss and unaccounted-for) reports for all state reporting.


  • Reviewing gas quality assignments to line segments.
  • Creating reports, alerts, audit reports.
  • Back-up measurement manager as necessary.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Minimum of (5) five years utility experience in, Gas Measurement, Gas Supply transportation services, Billing and/or Accounting.


  • Proficiency in computer applications: Word, EXCEL, Power Point.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Creative in seeking alternate solutions.
  • Proficient in FlowCal and AutoSol


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 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: Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or continuously to lift, carry, push, pull or sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if moving about is only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Work environment: Routinely perform work indoors in climate-controlled shared work area with moderate noise level.

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 discretionary bonuses, 401(k) (6% company match and up to 9% company retirement contribution), tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off benefits, including paid holidays and parental leave, company paid life insurance and disability benefits (short and long term), an employee assistance program and well-being benefits, 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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