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Alliant Energy Field Technician - Gas and Electric in Beloit, Wisconsin

Bring YOUR energy to Alliant Energy!

At Alliant Energy, our purpose is to serve customers and build stronger communities. We are passionate about powering beyond the market challenges of today, while powering what’s next in energy. When our employees say “I am energy,” it means they take pride in the work we do when disaster strikes, as well as all the days in between. We reward our highly hardworking and dedicated teams and give them the support they need to ensure their safety, wellness and financial security for themselves and their families.

If you enjoy challenges, have strong communication skills and are passionate about the work you do we invite you to consider Alliant Energy.

What sets us apart?

  • Alliant Energy offers a full compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Employer Cash Contribution, Long and Short-Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

  • ​Year after year, Alliant Energy is recognized by major publications and foundations as a top employer and leader in the areas of equity and sustainability. This includes Newsweek’s list of Most Responsible Companies, Forbes list of Best Midsize Employers , a perfect Corporate Equality Index Score as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality and being named to the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index.

  • Our employees make a difference through their work and personal activities. In 2021, employees, retirees and our charitable foundation collectively contributed $11.5 million and volunteered over 75,000 hours.

Job Summary

Looking for a career in #energy? In this role you will have the opportunity to work with both gas and electric systems!

Alliant Energy is currently recruiting for a Field Technician - Gas and Electric in Beloit, WI. In this role, you will be responsible for performing routine service work and related duties on the company’s gas and electric systems.

This position has emergency response and travel requirements and requires the applicant to live within 25 minutes of the assigned headquarters.

What you will do

  • Install, remove, read and replace gas and single-phase electric meters.

  • Connect/disconnect electric and gas meters.

  • Perform periodic change-out of single-phase electric and gas meters.

  • Check electric and gas service installations for compliance with WP&L service rules and applicable codes.

  • Test, adjust and replace residential / small commercial gas regulators.

  • Investigate and correct (when possible) customers' electric and gas service problems and/or advise customer of corrections needed.

  • Respond to gas leaks and carbon monoxide calls. Investigate gas leaks, odors and fumes.

  • Repair gas leaks on the company’s side of the meter including threaded connections above ground and below ground. May wrap service risers and pipe. Relight various types of gas pilots.

  • Install gas piping, including cutting and threading of pipe on the company’s and customer’s side of the meter.

  • Assist in gas and electric emergencies as requested.

  • Conduct regulatory periodic gas system inspections and perform related routine maintenance work.

  • Perform building maintenance as required.

  • Install and/or remove controls (time switches, DLC devices, etc.). Set and remove recording instruments.

  • Assist the lead field technician or others with on-the-job training of gas and service personnel as required.

  • Keep accurate records and generate reports as required.

  • Perform all work according to established procedures, operating practices and safety rules.

  • Locate underground utilities (as needed).

  • Perform other duties which are related, similar or incidental to this position.

Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED

Required Experience

  • Experience with re-lighting a wide variety of gas appliances.

Other Requirements

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

  • This job is covered by the Department of Transportation regulations on drug and alcohol testing (CFR 49, Parts 40 and 199), and is subject to drug testing according to said regulations.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proven mechanical aptitude and skills to perform gas and electric service type of work.

  • Knowledgeable in National Fuel Code gas piping and ventilation codes and requirements.

  • Ability to become qualified and retain qualifications in all required Operator Qualification (OQ) tasks.

  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job and neat appearance.

  • Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse work group.

Our people are passionate about what they do, the product they sell, and the customers they serve. If you're looking for an opportunity to be a part of a work family that values collaboration, innovation and dedication, we're the right company for you.

It's not just what we do; it's how we do it.

Live Safety. Everyone. Always | Make Things Better | Care For Others | Do The Right Thing | Act For Tomorrow | Think Beyond. Be Bold

Alliant Energy is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.


The above information on this description has been crafted to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not crafted to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

It's an exciting time to join Alliant Energy! Our innovative thinking and fresh, sustainable approach to energy sets us apart. If you're looking for a place that values diverse backgrounds, offers flexible work options and wants to build better communities and a better tomorrow, consider a career with Alliant Energy.

At Alliant Energy, our employees make a difference by delivering an essential service for our customers and communities every day. We care about our employees. We want them to be safe, happy and healthy.

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