Black Hills Corporation Measurement Controls Technician in Gillette, Wyoming

Description :

Job Specifications

PAY RANGE: $28 - $36 per hour

Base pay is determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.

CLOSING DATE: This position will close on June 30, 2017.

LOCATION: Gillette, WY


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.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Supervisor, Gas Technical Services


  • Install, troubleshoot, and maintain natural gas transmission and distribution systems.

  • Perform required patrols, inspections, and maintenance on valves, regulator stations, odorization equipment, cathodic protection equipment, and SCADA equipment.

  • Perform meter reading, meter turn ons and shut offs, new meter sets-including large volume.


  • Responsible for standby on high pressure line crossings.

  • Responsible for inspection of customer owned piping installations.

  • Responsible for emergency response to damaged facilities, both Company and customer owned.


  • BHE Wyoming Supervisor Gas Operations & CLFP Manager Gas Operations

  • BHE Wyoming Gas Construction Representative

  • Local area suppliers, contractors, and customers- Including Large Volume and neighboring utilities.

  • Black Hills Corporation business partners: Gas Supply, Gas Load Control, Billing, Customer Service, Gas Meter Shop, Gas Engineering, Safety, and Training.


  • 5 + years verified training and work experience in Natural Gas industry. Senior/Journeyman level preferred.


  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • Working knowledge of industry construction standards and procedures.

  • General knowledge of SCADA, Cathodic Protection, Gas Odorization, Gas Regulation & Metering systems.


  • Works 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.


  • Able to complete computer based Operator Qualification certifications and pass Hands On assessments.

  • Documented NACE certification or training preferred


You must be able to perform the requirements of this position, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Live within 30 minutes of BHE Wyoming Gas service territory in northeastern Wyoming, and be able to respond to emergencies in varying weather situations.

The information contained in this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. The incumbent is responsible for performing all duties in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with safe work procedures and safety regulations. This job description is not intended to constitute an offer or contract of employment. Job descriptions may and do change periodically. Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining unit agreement will apply.

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