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Gas Measurement Analyst

Location: Papillion, NE, United States
Job ID: 32630
Date Posted: Mar 10, 2020
Salary: $47850 to $71750 annually

Job Description

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:   $46,000 - $60,000 (Determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.)

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Manager of Measurement Services

LOCATION:   Papillion, NE ; Frederick, CO or Denver, CO


  • Perform daily operational duties necessary 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 on a daily basis.  
  • Ensure gas measurement reports are created and distributed on a timely basis.  
  • Reviewing all data for anomalies, taking the next steps to resolve issues
  • Setting up validation limits within the measurement application
  • Estimating data as necessary


  • Provide accurate and timely gas measurement data
  • Daily validation of measurement data to satisfy:
    • Verification of data and system integrity through documented policies and procedures
    • 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
  • Training new entry level coworkers as necessary in measurement and meter testing software


  • Minimum of two years utility experience preferable in, Gas Measurement, Gas Supply transportation services, Billing and/or Accounting.
  • Experience working with utility customer information or distribution operations systems (SCADA, FlowCal). Experience in an office setting utilizing data tools.
  • High School Diploma required with preference for Bachelor Degree or Associate Degree in business or accounting.  
  • Natural gas exposure, LDC, FlowCal, or similar measurement platform exposure.
  • 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 supervision
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Creative in seeking alternate solutions
  • Dependable

The mental and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Mental Requirements: Ability to understand, remember, apply oral and/or written instructions or other information, and communicate routine factual information. Ability to apply common sense in performing job functions, usually within a set of rules or guidelines.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continuously (67% or more) required to: use fingers and hands, communicate, and have close visual acuity. Employee is frequently (34-66%) required to: reach, push/pull, ascend/descend stairs, position self to access lower items, and move about the office. 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 walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Work environment: Must be able to routinely perform work indoors in climate-controlled shared work area with moderate noise level. Must be capable of occasional travel (less than 10 days per year) by automobile (as driver and passenger), commercial airlines, rental vehicles and public transportation and be able to lodge in public facilities.    

About our Company: We are a customer focused, growth-oriented utility company that is devoted to our communities. Our diverse culture sparks unique perspectives, opening doors to new ideas and possibilities. We have a mission to improve life with energy and a vision to be the energy partner of choice. Based in Rapid City, South Dakota, we have over 2800 employees and serve 1.2 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, military leave differential pay, paid holidays and annual floating holidays, company paid short term and long term disability, paid maternity and paternity benefits, 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 EEO Employer.

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. 

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Gas Measurement Analyst

Papillion, NE, United States