Southern Company Pressure Control Tech I, Tech II, or Tech III in Carrollton, Georgia

Pressure Control Tech I, Tech II, or Tech III

Description

Please note that this position is being posted as part of a job family.

The position may be filled as either the Tech I, Pressure Control (Grade GSN1-4), Tech II, Pressure Control (Grade GSN1-5) or Tech III, Pressure Control (Grade GSN1-6). Individuals who demonstrate advanced skills in terms of work experience, education, assessment scores and/or certifications may be eligible for the advanced positions.

Tech I, Pressure Control:

Basic Function:

Member of a team responsible for inspecting, troubleshooting, and maintaining the Company’s district and city gate regulator stations in SOPS. Responsible for the inspection and maintenance program of the Company’s emergency valves. Performs compliance inspections of regulator stations and emergency valves per federal guidelines.

Representative Duties and Responsibilities:

• As an entry level member of the team, assists with the following:

• Compliance inspections of regulator stations and emergency valves.

• Monitoring and adjustment of station pressures during cold weather.

• Monitoring system pressures as needed during pipeline blow down and purging procedures

• The startup of new stations associated with new business extensions.

• Supporting local service centers during internal and external operations audits.

Tech II, Pressure Control:

Basic Function:

Member of a team responsible for inspecting, troubleshooting, and maintaining the Company’s district and city gate regulator stations in SOPS. Responsible for the inspection and maintenance program of the Company’s emergency valves. Performs compliance inspections of regulator stations and emergency valves per federal guidelines.

Representative Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assists in conducting external inspections of direct operated regulator stations.

• Assists in conducting external inspections of basic designed pilot operated regulator stations.

• Performs emergency valve inspections.

• Performs leak testing of regulator stations.

• Assists with the startup of new stations associated with new business extensions.

• Assists in in the rebuilding and testing of regulators, relief valves, and control loops

• Supports local service centers during internal and external operations audits.

Tech III, Pressure Control

Basic Function:

Member of a team responsible for inspecting, troubleshooting, and maintaining the Company’s district and city gate regulator stations in SOPS. Responsible for the inspection and maintenance program of the Company’s emergency valves. Performs compliance inspections of regulator stations and emergency valves per federal guidelines. Also, as needed, performs inspection, maintenance and troubleshooting of valves and regulation equipment at Power Plant facilities.

Representative Duties and Responsibilities:

• Able to independently perform annual compliance inspections (internal/external) of district and city gate regulator stations and emergency valves

• Conduct internal inspections of direct operated regulator stations.

• Conduct internal inspections of pilot loaded regulator stations.

• Conduct turn-on procedures for all area assigned regulator stations.

• Conduct bypass procedures for routine regulator station inspections, cold weather monitoring and when performing emergency bypass operations

• Conduct troubleshooting abilities (intermediate proficiency). includes knowledge of pressure ranges and applications for all types of manufacturer pressure control devices approved for AGLR use including regulators, relief valves and control valves. Ability to assist in the diagnosis of equipment failure root causes and implement the problem resolutions.

• Rebuild and test regulators, relief valves, and control loops

• Complete work orders in Arm Mobile/WMIS.

• Use Mobile GIS to obtain system operational information.

• Supports local Service Centers during internal and external operations audits.

Tech I, Pressure Control Skills:

Education and Experience:

Required:

• High School Diploma or GED

• 1-2 years in gas distribution operations

Or

• Equivalent academic education and experience

Skills:

Required:

• Possess and demonstrate mechanical aptitude with emphasis on regulators, relief and valves

• Good working knowledge of various hand tools and their uses

• Computer skills for working in (Excel, Word, Outlook)

• Within 12 months of job entry must pass the Pressure Control Tech I examination and be able to:

• Demonstrate basic knowledge of regulators.

• Identify types of direct operated regulators.

• Identify types of pilot loaded regulators.

• Identify types of Company used valves.

• Explain basic concepts of regulator station orientation.

• Demonstrate basic knowledge of pressure system classes: Low Pressure (LP), Medium Pressure (MP), and HP Pressure (HP).

• Demonstrate knowledge of common terminology related to pressure control and gas distribution.

Certifications/Licenses:

Required:

• Must possess a valid state Driver’s license\

• Ability to obtain a CDL (class A) within 6 months

Tech II, Pressure Control Skills:

Education and Experience:

Required:

• High School Diploma or GED

• 3-5 years in gas distribution operations

• 1 year experience as Pressure Control Tech I

Or

• Equivalent academic education and experience

Skills:

Required:

• Possess and demonstrate mechanical aptitude with emphasis on regulators, relief valves, and valves

• Good working knowledge of various hand tools and their uses

• Computer skills for working in (Excel, Word, Outlook)

• Within 12 months of job entry must pass the Pressure Control Tech II examination and be able to:

• Can identify components of Company approved regulators.

• Can explain components of a natural gas distribution system.

• Demonstrates safety requirements in establishing a job site setup.

• Demonstrates basic knowledge of GIS and ARM mobile.

Certifications/Licenses:

Required:

• Must possess a valid state Driver’s license

• Ability to obtain a CDL (class A) within 6 months

Tech III, Pressure Control Skills:

Education and Experience:

Required:

• High School Diploma or GED

• 3-5 years in gas distribution operations

• 1 year experience as Pressure Control Tech II

Or

• Equivalent academic education and experience

Skills:

Required:

• Possess and demonstrate mechanical aptitude with emphasis on regulators, relief valves, and valves

• Good working knowledge of various hand tools and their uses

• Intermediate knowledge of AGL systems: AR, CTS, WMIS, ERX, OASYS, Mobile GIS

• Intermediate knowledge of assigned area’s system MAOPs and OPM regulator station operation and design.

• Computer skills for working in (Excel, Word, Outlook)

• Within 12 months of job entry must pass the Pressure Control Tech III examination and be able to:

• Explain pressure systems in assigned areas.

Certifications/Licenses:

Required:

• Must possess a valid state Driver’s license

• Ability to obtain a CDL (class A) within 6 months

Southern Company Gas provides for the energy needs of millions of U.S. households and businesses. As the largest natural gas-only distribution company in the United States, with more than 150 years of history behind us, we're working to ensure that Americans have access to an abundant, safely delivered supply of natural gas for decades to come. We offer our customers a wide range of energy services under one umbrella: seven regulated utilities as well as non-regulated businesses that offer retail, wholesale and storage services.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Gas Pipeline Operations & Maintenance

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-North Georgia-Carrollton

Operating Company: Southern Company Gas

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Union Covered: No

Work Location(s):

Carrollton Local Office - 1130 Alabama St. (1130CARROLLTON)

1130 Alabama St.

Carrollton, 30117

Req ID: GAS2001196