Vectren Corporation Senior Measurement Technician in Fairborn, Ohio

Who we are

Vectren Corporation is an energy holding company headquartered in Evansville, Ind. We provide energy delivery services to over 900,000 natural gas customers located in Indiana and west central Ohio and over 140,000 electric customers in southwestern Indiana. In our Operations department, we manage the gas distribution system ensuring safe, reliable, and cost effective service to our customers. We are looking for diverse, talented colleagues interested in exceeding customer expectations, ensuring compliance with policies and regulations, and helping to continuously improve our processes to be an industry leader! We are not just looking for people to fill positions – let us help you build an energizing career!

Where we are

Fairborn is minutes away from Dayton Ohio, the birthplace of aviation and home to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Enjoy outdoor activities? Fairborn offers recreational areas, multiple sports fields, fishing and hiking. Explore the heirloom gardens at Mercer Smith House, which are considered Ohio’s best. Average commute time is 20 minutes, but also an easy drive to Indianapolis, Louisville, and Nashville.

What you will be doing

  • Perform duties associated with a Senior Measurement Technician, to include use of electronic instrumentation and hand held computers to collect and analyze data for inspection and calibration

  • Trouble shoot and repair odorizer interface with RTU

  • Install, remove, inspect and maintain SCADA-related devices and chromatographs;

  • Install, test, calibrate, adjust, maintain and repair all instruments and equipment used at custody transfer

  • Perform witness testing at custody transfer locations

  • Operate equipment used to perform job classification, to include HK and PK testers; voltage generators; pressure calibrators (PUMP/Dead Weight Tester); and transmitter calibrators (HART)

  • Respond quickly and accurately to abnormal readings and/or conditions that develop during the progress of work

  • Present a neat appearance and work with internal and external customers in a courteous and efficient manner to include communicating with other utility companies for response and addressing issues related to power and telecommunication issues

  • Perform other work as assigned

What you bring

  • Applicant must possess:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent

  • A valid driver’s license

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience as a Measurement Technician II or equivalent with ability to demonstrate performance of job-specific tasks, such as, but not limited to:

  • Install, remove, inspect and maintain AMR and similar equipment for Groups 1 – 3 meters;

  • Repair gas leaks on Groups 2 and 3 meters/instruments;

  • Install, test, calibrate, adjust, maintain, and repair instruments/equipment used in non-custody transfer measurement;

  • Operate a boom truck, leak detectors, Encoder Receiver Transmitter (ERT) programmer, and various programs associated with measurement activities (Mercury, Metretek)

  • Applicant must possess, or be able to obtain and maintain, all regulatory and company mandated qualifications (OSHA, OQ)

  • Applicant must be capable of physically and mentally working in/around gas facilities, in confined spaces and exposed to hazardous or disagreeable working conditions

  • Applicant must be able to mentally and visually concentrate (focus), to include hand/eye coordination and dexterity, for sustained periods of time, often in hazardous or adverse conditions

  • Applicant must be able to exercise independent judgment in completion of tasks within prescribed instructions and/or standard procedures

It would be awesome if you have:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience as a Senior Measurement Technician or equivalent

  • SCADA experience

What we bring to you

  • Professional growth and development programs including tuition reimbursement to help advance your knowledge, skills and even career

  • Career ladder opportunities and colleagues with a vast amount of knowledge and experience committed to your growth, development and success

  • Comprehensive health and wellness plans for you and your family

  • 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company contribution regardless of your contribution along with company match opportunities for additional savings

  • Paid holidays and paid time off

  • Competitive compensation including at risk incentive potential

We want you to know

We value talent, innovation and diversity and understand that our colleagues allow us the opportunity to deliver an exceptional customer experience. We achieve our goals through teamwork and conduct our business with integrity. Vectren Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer dedicated to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Vectren shall abide by the requirements of Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, as amended, and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These laws and regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these laws and regulations require that covered federal contractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Job: Gas and Electric System Operations

Organization: Engineering

Title: Senior Measurement Technician

Location: Ohio-Fairborn

Requisition ID: 1810000184