NorthWestern Energy Patrolman Operator in Havre, Montana

Patrolman Operator

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  • 08-Aug-2018 to 22-Aug-2018 (MST)

  • Transmission

  • Havre, MT, USA

  • Regular Full Time

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NORTHWESTERN ENERGY

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING: JOB REQUISITION # 2649

POSTING DATES: August 8, 2018 through August 22, 2018

Title

Patrolman Operator

Department/Division

Gas Transmission & Storage

Work Location

Chinook or Havre, MT

Guidepost

4-7 ($16.83 to $45.10/hour)

Employment Status

Regular full-time

Employment Physical

Required

Drug Test

Required

Background Check

Required

Relocation Benefit

Negotiable

SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION

The Patrolman/Operator (Gas Fields) maintains assigned gas field wells and well houses, monitors or maintains equipment such as pumps and pipelines.

DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • All NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics

  • Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives

  • Maintain assigned gas wells, pipelines, and well houses

  • Monitor and maintain associated equipment as necessary

  • Monitor, maintain, and refill methanol pumps to keep wells from freezing

  • Make accurate measurements and ensure that automated electronic measures function properly

  • Calibrate well meters

  • Monitor pipelines, containments, or pits around wells for potential leaks; ensure catchments are pumped as needed

  • Perform grounds maintenance around well heads and well houses; mow and spray weeds

  • Maintain right-of-ways and spur roads to wells

  • Review morning reports and scheduled maintenance lists to identify wells in need of maintenance

  • Communicate verbally and understand audible signals in emergency/safety situations

  • Respond to emergencies

  • Work overtime including participating in rotation schedules, working evenings and weekend shifts'in response to acute service needs

  • Complete required documentation, activity logs, water transfers, etc.

  • Line Patrol for transmission, storage, and production pipelines. Requires walking and riding ATVs. Significant travel is required during line patrol activities.

  • Perform individual lifts and manipulate needed equipment weighing up to 75pounds

MARGINAL WORK FUNCTIONS

These functions may be considered essential based on location and other factors

  • Drive to installation locations*

  • Adapt to technological changes as they are implemented*

  • Present training on safety, calibration, or other topics as needed*

  • Organize equipment and perform regular and preventative maintenance

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma

  • Technical college degree with mechanical or electronic focus, or similar military or industrial experience preferred

  • Operator Qualified in accordance with PHMSA Title 49 CFR, Part 192 and Subpart N

  • Required to complete NWE Gas Operator Qualification and HAZMAT programs within six months of hire

  • Knowledge of applicable codes and safety

  • Commitment to safe working practices and knowledge of safety policies/procedures

  • Valid commercial driver's license and satisfactory driving record preferred

  • Demonstrate and maintain a good safety record

SELECTION PROCESS

External applicants should apply online at http://www.northwesternenergy.com. Internal applicants should apply online at iConnect. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 1-800-245-6977, or via email at job.inquiries@northwestern.com.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

When considering applicants for this position, the selection process will take into consideration the needs of NorthWestern, including such factors as reorganization requirements, diversity opportunities, relocation requirements, employee development and job succession. If any of the preceding language conflicts with the applicable bargaining unit agreements, the bargaining unit agreement will prevail.

NorthWestern Energy

Human Resources Department Job # 2649

3010 West 69th Street

Sioux Falls, SD 57108

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other protected class in accordance with applicable federal or state laws and statutes.