Liberty Utilities Gas Controller in Londonderry, New Hampshire
Department:Production & Control
Liberty Utilities, a subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp, is a $10+ billion North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility. The distribution business group provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada. Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.
Responsible for the monitoring and control of pressures and flows on the Company’s distribution system via the SCADA system in order to meet customer demands in a safe, reliable, and cost-effective manner. Manage the supply and demand balance with upstream pipeline systems by coordinating and nominating discretionary pipeline supplies, storage, and peaking resources; daily forecasting of firm load requirements; and coordination of activities with field personnel.
Monitor and control system pressures and flows
Respond to gas alarms and take corrective actions
Provide support during system emergencies
Direct field personnel and coordinate LNG/LPG Plant operation
Verify accuracy of data and reports
Complete Control center logs and reports.
Establish restoration priorities and dispatch resources as appropriate
Update screens and displays as needed.
Coordinate Emergency Response with Engineering/Field
Complies with Federal and State regulations as set forth by the Department of Transportation
Coordinate daily planning with Energy Procurement
Balance customer needs with available supplies on a daily basis utilizing on-system and upstream resources
Assist in verification and confirmations of flows, nominations, and gas data
Two year degree or higher Technical Degree (i.e. Engineering/Technology) or 4 years equivalent work experience in gas or electric industry required.
Excellent written, communication, and organizational skills required.
Ability to read and understand GIS/System Maps preferred.
Work well both independently and in a team environment.
Able to work shift work including overtime, Saturday, Sunday, holiday, on-call and shifts as assigned.
Strong knowledge of Excel, Word, and SCADA preferred.
Experience in Gas & Electric operations and general understanding of gas & electric distribution preferred.
Meet the physically fit DOT determined by Company’s physician and pass DOT drug testing.
Pass Control Room Operator Qualifications.
Ability to assimilate data from a variety of sources quickly, formulates, and executes action plans during periods of stress.
Some traveling may be required.
Liberty Utilities is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to building a diverse workforce as it values the knowledge, diversity and performance of our employees to make us a great company. All employees and qualified applicants will receive consideration in employment or advancement without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, military or protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. #LI-DS1