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Measurement Controls Technician

Location: Cheyenne, WY, United States
Job ID: 34523
Date Posted: Nov 11, 2022
Salary: $29.18 to $43.65 Hourly

Job Description

Job Specifications

The Measurement Controls Technician is responsible for the design, acquisition, programming, installation, calibration, and repair of all measurement and control equipment in the BHE Wyoming Gas Distribution and Transmission System.  Responsible for coordinating maintenance and troubleshooting of cathodic protection, odorization, and SCADA systems.

SALARY RANGE: $29.18 - $43.65 (Determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.)

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Gas Transmission Supervisor or Gas Ops Supervisor

LOCATION: Cheyenne, Wyoming

  • Must live within 30 minutes of the reporting location. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Install, troubleshoot, and maintain natural gas transmission and distribution systems.
  • Perform required patrols, inspections, and maintenance on valves, regulator stations, odorization equipment, and SCADA equipment.
  • Perform meter reading, meter turn ons and shut offs, new meter sets-including large volume.
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining all phases of electronic measurement and measurement control equipment including the installation, operation and maintenance of all gas pipeline related facilities.
  • Participate in the development of O&M Procedures, Site Specific Procedures, project scopes and work plans.
  • Complete all applicable documentation and record keeping per federal, state, and local regulatory requirements. Perform all work in compliance with Company Standards, procedures, regulatory and tariff requirements.
  • Perform tasks that are defined as safety-sensitive and is subject to DOT workplace drug & alcohol testing.
  • Required to carry a company-provided cell phone/pager and be available to respond during working hours; Required to respond during non-working hours as needed, especially related to company emergencies.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for standby on high pressure line crossings.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a driving record satisfactory to the company and its insurers.
  • Responsible for emergency response to damaged facilities, both Company and customer owned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent education required.
  • Minimum of (5) five years of natural gas industry, measurement or other relevant experience required. 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Ability to complete computer-based Operator Qualification certifications and pass Hands On assessments.
  • Working knowledge of industry construction standards and procedures.
  • General knowledge of SCADA, Cathodic Protection, Gas Odorization, Gas Regulation & Metering systems.
  • Ability to work safely in a variety of crucial situations, while keeping the interest of life and property as paramount.
  • Ability to successfully work independently or with a team.
  • Knowledge of gas chromatography, both theory and application.
  • Working knowledge of various components of measurement error.
  • General knowledge of regulators and relief valves found on project lines and main lines and general meter sets.
  • Job planning and prioritizing.
  • Intermediate computer skills (knowledge of MS Office, operating systems, company software).

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 accommodation, please visit  careers.blackhillsenergy.com for more information.   

Wage: 29.18 to 43.65
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Measurement Controls Technician

Cheyenne, WY, United States