Colorado Springs Utilities Leak Search Operations Supervisor I in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Leak Search Operations Supervisor I

Job Type: Supervisor/Manager

Pay Range $36.55 to $45.69

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date 6/24/18

Leak Search Operations Supervisor I

The Leak Search Team is looking for an Operations Supervisor I t o manage the day to day operations. In this job, you will be responsible for the direct supervision of a team of 10, managing day to day activities, scheduling of personnel and providing guidance, direction and technical expertise to a team of employees who are responsible for providing 24/7/365 service to customers and responding to odor calls and hit lines.

The successful candidate will need to work on call, overtime, holidays, and after business hours as the need for emergency response and/or as business needs require.

Your expert knowledge and skill will be highly valued as you work on projects involving the following areas:

  • Supervising staff, including monitoring and evaluating personnel per the Personnel Policies Manual

  • Planning, coordinating and supervising the required system facility inspections in relation to the compliance schedule for annual, protected, unprotected and other out of cycle leak inspections

  • Ensuring compliance with mandated Leak Survey inspections by running monthly scheduled reports, delinquent reports, and numerous database reports to ensure data integrity in the PCS (Pipeline Compliance System)

  • Participate in developing short and long-term plans and performance goals for the Section and/or systems; supporting the Department’s strategic planning

  • Assure proper maintenance and calibration of Leak Search instruments

  • Monitoring compliance with work methods and procedures to meet quality, control, safety standards, and requirements

  • Coordinating with other Operation Supervisors regarding Gas Leak monitoring and prioritization of gas leaks

  • Ensuring On call schedule is met and plan for potential unanticipated emergencies based on conditions. (Floods, weather, odorization issues, overpressure, excessive odor calls, etc)

  • Recommend revisions to department/division policies, standards, Operator qualifications and operating procedures

  • Representing the Leak Search section in various internal and external meetings and functions

  • Ensuring all employees comply with the safety and health program in support of an incident and injury free workplace

Why should you apply? In this role, you will have the opportunity to use leading-edge technology, work in a fast-paced and exciting environment, and expand your knowledge.

What will it take to be successful? While you most likely already have several years of natural gas leak detection experience, the ideal candidate will have previous leadership and knowledge of Natural Gas Systems. Driving a Colorado Springs Utilities vehicle is required for this position, as such a valid Driver’s License is required.

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you…

  • With just under 2000 employees and 6 divisions, Colorado Springs Utilities provides horizontal and vertical growth opportunities for our enterprising employees

  • We value people and demonstrate your value through a supportive work environment, generous time off and great benefits

Join a diverse team of high performers who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community and tap into the power of your potential! For more information and to apply, visit

All postings will close at 11:59pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled.Actual starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education and training of the successful candidate.

Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. No person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.

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Job Type: Supervisor/Manager