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Gas Measurement Analyst I or Senior

Location: Council Bluffs, IA, United States
Job ID: 34665
Date Posted: Jan 17, 2023
Salary: $51500 to $93300 Annually

Job Description

Job Specifications

This position reports to the manager of measurement services.  The position is responsible for data entry, reviewing, checking for complete status of data that is automatically loading into the measurement system, and analyzing volumetric data using the available tools within FlowCal, and AutoSol.  

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

  • Level I: $51,500 - $77,300
  • Senior Level: $62,150 - $93,300

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Manager of Measurement Services

LOCATION: Council Bluffs, Iowa

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform daily operational duties to ensure continuous efficient and effective accumulation, analysis and reporting of gas measurement.  
  • Ensure gas consumption information is clearly and accurately accumulated in a timely manner from all systems (internal & external) capturing gas measurement.  
  • Ensure gas measurement exceptions are addressed and resolved daily and reports are created and distributed on a timely basis.
  • Reviewing all data for anomalies, taking the steps to resolve issues.
  • Setting up validation limits within the measurement application.
  • Estimating data as necessary.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide accurate and timely gas measurement data.
  • Daily validation of measurement data to satisfy verification of data and system integrity through detailed policies and procedures and verification of system and process controls.
  • Setting up ACM polling as necessary.
  • Running unaccounted-for balance reports.
  • Reviewing meter tests.
  • Closing assigned meters for billing purposes.
  • Assigning and reviewing gas quality assignments.
  • Setting up new meters/pins.
  • Train new coworkers as needed in measurement and meter testing software.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Level I:

  • No experience required. Training provided. 
  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 

Senior Level:

  • Minimum of (5) five years of utility experience in Gas Measurement, Gas Supply transportation services, Billing and/or Accounting required. 
  • Associate Degree in business or accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience, required. 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Experience working with utility customer information or distribution operations systems (CIS, SCADA, FlowCal) is helpful. 
  • Understanding of natural gas, LDC, FlowCal, or similar measurement platforms.
  • Knowledge of TESTit or similar meter testing software.
  • 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 direction.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Creative in seeking alternate solutions.

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: 51500 to 93300
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