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Measurement Technician (UN747)

Location: Rawlins, WY, United States
Job ID: 34522
Date Posted: Nov 18, 2022

Job Description

Job Specifications

The Measurement Technician ensures the safe and successful installation, preventive maintenance and subsequent repair of company facilities, electronic measurement devices, and SCADA devices.

WAGE RANGE: $31.12 – $42.72 per hour (Determined by current Collective Bargaining Agreement)

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Gas Operations Supervisor

LOCATION: Rawlins, Wyoming 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining all phases of mechanical, pneumatic and electronic measurement, and measurement control equipment including the installation, operation and maintenance of all gas pipeline related facilities.
  • Perform mapping, record keeping and data entry duties per company policies.
  • Identify report and correct safety and environmental concerns.
  • Participate in the development of O&M Procedures, Site Specific Procedures, project scopes and work plans.
  • Complete all applicable documentation and record keeping.
  • Perform all work in compliance with Company Standards, procedures, regulatory and tariff requirements.
  • Demonstrate performance toward operational excellence.
  • Inspect/oversee the construction and /or maintenance activities performed by third parties.
  • Train and oversee company and third-party personnel as required (i.e. personnel in progression, contractors, visitors, etc.).
  • Other duties as required. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with mechanical, pneumatic and electronic equipment used in gas measurement and control.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a driving record satisfactory to the company and its insurers.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Working knowledge of AGA measurement standards and ability to apply gas laws.
  • Knowledge of gas chromatography, both theory and application.
  • Working knowledge of various components of measurement error.
  • Working knowledge of revenue streams associated with meter stations within area of responsibility.
  • General knowledge of regulators and relief valves found on project lines and main lines and general meter sets.
  • Job planning and prioritizing.
  • Knowledge and experience in safe handling practices of flammable gases, liquids and high-pressure systems.
  • Knowledge of company policies and practices, and regulatory and tariff requirements.
  • Intermediate computer skills (knowledge of MS Office, operating systems, company software).
  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals).
  • Working knowledge of National Electric Codes.
  • 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.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and diagrams.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a driving record satisfactory to the company and its insurers.
  • 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.
  • This position performs tasks that are defined as safety-sensitive and is subject to DOT workplace drug & alcohol testing.
  • Must be able to respond to emergency situations not to exceed 20 minutes from their reporting location.
  • This position requires the use of a self-contained breathing apparatus.

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.  If you require reasonable accomodation, please visit  careers.blackhillsenergy.com for more information.   

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