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NextEra Energy Senior Gas Operations Technician in Butler, Alabama

Senior Gas Operations Technician

  • Date:Apr 30, 2021

Primary Location: Butler, AL, US, 36904

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 53369

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Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy Pipeline Services is looking for an exceptional Senior Gas Operations Technician for the Lowman Compressor Station and pipeline located in Butler, Alabama. Preferred candidate will have previous experience with operation and maintenance of natural gas compressor stations and pipelines.

Operates pipeline and associated pipeline equipment/systems including, but not limited to: natural gas compressors, process controls and measurements, I & E, pumps, pressure relief systems, instrument air systems, fuel systems, emergency shutdown systems, process pumps, and operates a radio, assists with mechanical problems, assists with minor repairs as needed, assists craft personnel, and other duties as assigned.

Performs regular inspections on the pipeline and pipeline facilities and takes appropriate action in response to alarms and issues as discovered and/or communicated by the Gas Control Center.

In addition to the job description above you will also be responsible for the following:

  • Installing, configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting RTUs, PLCs, SCADA/DCS nodes, flow computers, and other electronic controls and monitoring equipment, etc.

  • Specific experience with Allen-Bradley PLC, Eagle RTU, Ovation DCS, Fisher ROC, Schneider Electric SCADAPack, is a plus.

  • Maintaining and inspecting field instrumentation and control equipment: pressure/flow/temperature transmitters, gas chromatograph, valve controllers (pneumatic and electronic), valve actuators, etc.

  • Specific experience with Rosemount, Yokogawa, ABB, Daniels, Fisher, Allen-Bradley, ProSoft, RedLion is a plus.

  • Calibrating and witnessing calibration of custody transfer meters

  • Reporting and monitoring environmental compliance as directed.

  • Performing lock out/tag out in accordance with procedures.

  • Interfacing regularly with the Gas Control Center and plant personnel as needed.

    The selected candidate will be required to pass all Department of Transportation (DOT) and facility specific operator certifications/qualifications.

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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:5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• Associate's Degree

Employee Group: Non Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Technicians

Organization: NextEra Energy Pipeline Srvcs

Location: 2135253, Alabama

Other Work Locations: Alabama

Relocation Provided: No

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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NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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