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NextEra Energy Wellfield Technician - Comanche - Lawton, OK in Beaver, Oklahoma

Wellfield Technician - Comanche - Lawton, OK

Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location(s): Beaver, OK, US, 73932

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 81249

participates in pipeline infrastructure development, construction, management and operations through either wholly owned subsidiaries or joint ventures. We participate in 21 pipelines across 10 states to help provide access to domestic fuel sources, including clean-burning natural gas. Are you interested in being part of our best-in-class origination team? Join our team today.

Position Specific Description

This position is part of the growing RNG Team within NextEra Energy’s Power Generation Division.

The Gas Collection and Control System (GCCS) Gas Operations Technician must have solid written and verbal communication, technical, and analytical skills. The Gas Operations Technician should possess extensive knowledge and experience with all aspects of landfill GCCS design, operations, and management. The role requires at least (3-5) years of relevant experience at U.S. landfills subject to Federal NSPS requirements.

The GCCS- Gas Operations Tech must demonstrate a strong aptitude in mechanical work, understands relevant regulatory requirements, is experienced in reading and implementing GCCS plans, equipment operating and maintenance manuals, and schematics.

Position Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

· Perform operations and maintenance of the landfill gas collection system which includes, but not limited to, activities such as taking gas reads, tuning, inspecting, and repairing LFG wellheads and piping, ensuring condensate knockouts and pumps are working properly.

· Proactively work with landfill partners to optimize and increase efficiency of their gas collection systems.

· Possess proficiency with MS Office Suite products, in particular Word, Outlook, and Excel.

· Strictly follow and enforce Company safety policies and administer Company policies and procedures

· Take the LFG composition (methane, carbon dioxide, oxygen, and balance gas) and/or as may otherwise be required by permit or government law/regulation.

· Regulate and Monitor Wellhead and header pressure or vacuum

· Regulate Wellhead and header gas temperature

· Perform Quarterly Liquid levels and liquids extraction from wells and document accordingly

· Seal Wellhead piping and well bore seal condition at the landfill surface

· Make any and all adjustments made at each well as required to: (i) maintain system balance, (ii) maintain gas quality, (iii) maintain regulatory and permit compliance, and (iv) control offsite odors; and Keep Startup, Shutdown and Malfunction logs, and Greenhouse Gas Monitoring

· Maintain wellfield records on the items listed above herein and input the data to SCS ETools or such other GCCS monitoring, and management software (“GCCS Tool”) used by Landfill Owner.

· Maintain close working relationships with Landfill and Plant Operations

· Implement daily efforts of GCCS wellfield repair and maintenance activities, along with those of performing regulatory monitoring and wellfield tuning efforts.

· Interact/supervise/manage vendors and/or sub-contractors needed to assist with operating, monitoring, and maintenance of the GCCS.

· Have expertise in the use, maintenance, and calibration of typical GCCS analytical equipment, including gas chromatographs and hand-held GEMs.

· Be familiar with the correct operation, including operating a backhoe, small excavator, articulated dump truck, or small bulldozer used for soil removal/placement, replacing sump pumps, using extrusion welding equipment

· Recommending immediate as well as future changes to such practices to optimize gas recovery, gas quality and/or regulatory compliance.

· Proactively work with landfill partners to optimize and increase efficiency of their gas collection systems.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Job Overview

This job is responsible for the safe and efficient operations of the pipeline and gathering systems on a day to day basis. Employees in this role ensure that regular operational and maintenance activities are carried out on a daily, weekly and monthly basis, including the capture of gas samples, maintenance of gas metering equipment, and launching and retrieving pipeline rigs.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Pulls Gas samples at central delivery points (CDPs)

• Drives Right-of-ways to observe for pipeline damage/leaks

• Performs metering maintenance

• Performs general maintenance of equipment

• Interacts with landowners and production personnel

• Communicates effectively throughout all levels of the organization

• Ability to meet attendance and storm duty requirements

• Ability to work extended hours

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)

• High School Grad / GED

• Experience:3+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• Associate's Degree

Employee Group: Non Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Technicians

Organization: NextEra Energy Pipeline Services, LLC

Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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